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...available at by clicking on "Seafood Jobs," then "Current Openings." Son of former lieutenant governor dies ANCHORAGE - The son of former Lt. Gov. Steve McAlpine died Friday in a head-on collision on the Parks...
Critics of bear baiting aim at voters attract bears, I don't think it's fair. Not really a civilized thing," said Lowell Thomas Jr., a former lieutenant governor and one of the backers of the initiative. Thomas, who says he only shoots animals with a camera, said he...
Ulmer heads to Harvard

After spending nearly 30 years in Alaska politics, former Lt. Gov. Fran Ulmer is going back to school - as a professor as well as a student. This fall, Ulmer sets out to Harvard University's Institute of Politics to teach one semester of public policy as a resident fellow. "The whole fellowship idea is to bring practical, real-world experiences into the classroom, so that it's not just political science as a theoretical thing or economics as a theoretical thing," Ulmer said. "They want specific examples from the real world, and I've got 30 years of examples about Juneau and about Alaska
Alaska governor candidates spar at forum

...between Democrat Ethan Berkowitz, a former Anchorage state representative, and Republican Sean Parnell, the former lieutenant governor elevated to the governor's job when Sarah Palin quit. Answering a question on legalizing civil unions, Parnell...
Commission faults agency, industry in Gulf spill crude oil continued to spew from the Macondo well 40 miles from shore in the Gulf of Mexico, Alaska's former lieutenant governor found herself in a helicopter sizing up the spill. She spoke to worried local officials, watched responders...
Ulmer: New safety effort needed for Arctic drilling, protection

...responsible as possible," she said. Ulmer, currently chancellor of the University of Alaska Anchorage, and former lieutenant governor, Juneau mayor and House minority leader when she represented Juneau in the Legislature, was the only Alaskan...
Grant to help Alaska tribe sell crafts online high school. In Alaska on Thursday, Dinero met with H.A. "Red" Boucher, an 82-year-old former lieutenant governor who's been crusading to boost Internet access in remote villages. "I want to be able to see an Eskimo kid...
Alaska union leader resigns to take bigger job

...Local 1281. A college drop-out, Frey rode the oil boom, arriving in Alaska in 1970 with Steve McAlpine, a former lieutenant governor. The two buddies, taking a semester off from college, showed up in Valdez and worked as laborers building...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...campaign. Lt. Gov. Ulmer, a supporter of the former blanket primary, has named a task force including former lieutenant governors and attorneys general to come up with a recommendation on a new primary system. She told lawmakers she doesn't...
Juneau Empire Story Archive listing all other candidates, available to all voters. Ulmer later convened a task force that included former lieutenant governors and attorneys general, both Democrats and Republicans. The group unanimously recommended the blanket primary...


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