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SBA appoints Goings as NW administrator

...Thursday announced the appointment of Calvin Goings, as the regional administrator in Region...Administrator Karen Mills in welcoming Goings. "With his background as a small business...revitalizing our nation's small businesses," Goings said. "I look forward to working with...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121109/reg_534563778.shtml
Helen Betty Fleming

...For their honeymoon, they went to the County 4-H Agent convention in Las Cruses, NM. They lived in many places in NM, going where Roy's work required. Helen was a great help to her husband with 4-H events and gatherings. They had two daughters...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175505748
Sally Margaret Short

...to everybody else. So I say to her now, as she said to me a hundred times: "When I catch up with you, babe, have a fire going on the beach."Sally Margaret Short is survived by Eric Forrer, her husband of 40 years; her son Leif Short-Forrer of...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175530194
Shell prez: 'Oil will be required for long time'

...said exploratory drilling off Alaska's northwest coast is going well despite stormy weather last week that caused the company...think the right assumptions for me to make are, it's not going to go away," Odum said. "We saw quite a bit of very public...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-03/shell-prez-oil-will-be-required-long-ti
State
Sheriff: Texas man killed by deputies appeared to hold knife

...declining to release the video because the investigation is still going on.Bexar County Sheriff Susan Pamerleau said at a news conference...a knife."Whether he was armed or not armed, the issue is going to be whether that scenario was escalating or de-escalating...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-03/sheriff-texas-man-killed-dep
Nation and World
Parents want son with Down syndrome to attend local school

WESTHAMPTON BEACH, N.Y. - The parents of a 12-year-old New York boy with Down syndrome are going to federal court to try to force their school district to provide him a local education in a case that experts say happens frequently...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-03/parents-want-son-down-syndro
Nation and World
Gastineau Apartments going down, likely taking Pocket Park with it

...The condemned Gastineau Apartments building could be demolished by the end of the year, and neighboring Pocket Park could be going down with it, city officials say. Speaking to the City and Borough of Assembly at its Monday meeting, Public Works Director...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-09-01/building-going-down
Local
Letter: Less talk, more housing

...don't have. We're building an island near the Douglas Bridge to draw tourists away from places to spend money we desperately need.If we're going to move dirt, shouldn't we be doing it for housing?PeggyAnn E. McConnochie,Juneau

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-09-03/letter-less-talk-more-housing
Letters
Residents of eroding village welcome Obama's attention

...sweep across the entire barrier island at times."For many of those Alaskans, it's no longer a question of if they are going to relocate, but when," Obama said. "Think about that. If another country tried to do wipe out an entire town, we'd...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-03/residents-eroding-village-welcome-obama
State
Medicaid expansion sees small increase

...helping people through the application process. She's already been to Haines and Angoon."Once we found out that Medicaid was going to expand, we have been reaching out to uninsured people in our region," she said. "We've now submitted over 50 in just...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-03/medicaid-expansion-sees-small-increase
State

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