Michael W Millar he would call home for the rest of his life. Upon retiring from the State of Alaska/DOTPF in 1987, he was able to focus full-time on his favorite activities including charter fishing, hunting and traveling.Not known to sit still for any length of...
Joan Marie Braley Sahlin

...learner always taking heed of an early teacher's advice to read everything she could get her hands on. She was independent and full of spark from the start: at twelve she waited tables in her parents' restaurant after which she walked on her own through the...
Gas line, marijuana things to watch this week in legislature

JUNEAU - The Alaska Legislature begins its first full week of work Monday after an intense start to the new session.The state has a new governor, Bill Walker. And his State of the...
Empire Editorial: An ounce of prevention

...will again go before lawmakers. The bill was snubbed after reaching the House Finance Committee in 2014, despite earning full approval by the House Education Committee. An identical bill cleared the Senate.Erin Merryn, whom the bill is named after...
Juneau pools won't change hands just yet

...additional because they are currently performing these tasks full-time anyway. The funds for pool operations are currently taken...since Dimond Park Aquatic Facility was built, it has been at full capacity nearly every open-swim, although the overall user...
My Turn: Time to empower and employ the next generation of Alaska fishermen

...holders was 49.7 years, up 10 years since 1980. Our rural fishing communities, and our state at large, have yet to feel the full impact of the 'graying of the fleet,' but the absence of young Alaskan fishermen filling the ranks is an important harbinger...
Shocked: VPSO accused of using Taser on 11-year-old can take days for trained law enforcement officers to respond to emergencies in remote rural communities that cannot afford full-time officers.The citizens are trained at a 10-week village safety officer training course, according to DPS' website...
Skijoring: Winter fun with your dog

...instructor on each side of Van to keep him focused on going straight down the groomed ski trail, Painter was soon off, albeit in a full snowplow position with her skis."You want to avoid tangles," Roberts told another skier. "If two dogs get their lines...
Slack Tide: It's raining men-clouds

...opting for beard transplants, where hair is removed from the chest or head and grafted onto the face. Goatees cost $3,000, full beards $7,000. Hair restoration clinics can't perform the procedures fast enough. Remember when said I was beginning to...
New DOT commissioner is an old one

...administration.The DOT spokesman said he did not know where Luiken would be based. Kemp was one of three commissioners who lived full-time in Juneau, the other two being the Department of Education's Mike Hanley and the Department of Commerce, Community...


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