My Turn: Apprenticeships more important than ever

...important than ever. That's why the state is learning from the private sector and expanding use of apprenticeships for a range of state projects. ? Heidi Drygas is commissioner of the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
Today in Sports History for Nov. 17

...points by an individual player in a game by scoring six touchdowns and kicking seven extra points for 43 points.1968 - The "Heidi" television special starts on time and cuts off the NBC broadcast of the Oakland-New York Jets game in the final minutes...
Charlie Sheen says he is HIV-positive, bad boy days are over

...maggot."His escapades also included the revelation that he spent more than $50,000 as a client of "Hollywood Madam" Heidi Fleiss' prostitution ring.Sheen has been married three times, the first time to model Donna Peele in the 1990s.He and...
Nation and World
Treacherous roads prompt school cancellation in Anchorage

...district have been canceled because of treacherous road conditions following an overnight snowstorm.Anchorage school spokeswoman Heidi Embley says the district decided to cancel classes Monday due to icy road conditions that became worse as the morning commute...
Polarized politics dictated Keystone call

...or close to the pipeline route and standing to benefit from construction jobs. Several of them, including Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, will face voters in 2018, when she will have to explain away her support for a president who rejected...
Nation and World
Groundfish harvest boosts seafood employment

...doesn't include the economic impacts of sport fishing or the role of personal use fishing in filling Alaskan's freezer," wrote Labor Department commissioner Heidi Drygas.___Information from: KTUU-TV,
Police: Armed man threatens officers outside school

...Tuesday morning, and got into an argument with school staff before leaving the school.Anchorage School District spokeswoman Heidi Embley said the man's wife told staff members her husband had a gun.School resource officers confronted him outside the...
Dance teams begin grind

...hard to improve and have a good time doing it."TMHS coach Heidi Boucher also sees the excitement of a new season."The kids are really...Catriona Pearson, Karin Rathbone, Katie Ward; Coaches ? Heidi Boucher, Sharon Wildes, Elyssa Kelley, Erika Sangster.
Mount Roberts Tram record survives another year

...University of Fairbanks Nanooks runner Heidi Brook, 22, had the fastest female time...39th OA, age 19; 1:09:44), and Heidi Teshner (41st, age 55; 1:22:04...479. Aiden Hopson, 13, M, 43:0610. Heidi Brook, 22, F, 43:2011. Dan Robinson...
Senate panel votes to lift 40-year-old US ban on oil exports

...that President Barack Obama opposes.The banking panel endorsed the bill, 13-9, on a largely party-line vote. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota sponsored the bill and was the only Democrat to support it.Heitkamp said the bill would lower or...


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