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Smoke on the water

...52.5 million of its $63 million budget. More than 148,260 acres have burned to date, Information Officer Ryan Turcot told CBC.Information Officer Olivia Pojar of the B.C. Wildfire Management Branch's Northwest Fire Center confirmed...
Aggie Creek Fire grows, Alyeska takes pipeline precautions about 25 percent contained, largely because of a fire line to the southeast, said Aggie Creek Fire Public Information Officer Iris Estes.Fire personnel there dropped by more than 200 since Thursday, leaving 401 people and four helicopters...
Federal agencies are wide open to hackers, cyberspies

...the agency's records with a credential used by a federal contractor.After the OPM attack, the federal chief information officer, Tony Scott, ordered agencies to speed implementation of new security measures and fix vulnerabilities.But...
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Federal agency blames giant hack on 'neglected' security system, and OPM officials declined to answer.During the open hearing, Donna Seymour, the agency's chief information officer, confirmed that personnel information on 4.2 million current and former federal employees had been stolen...
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JSD expects two years to implement Erin's Law, alcohol and drug related disabilities training, and alcohol and drug abuse education," Eric Fry, information officer for the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development said. EED has a $10,000 budget to provide administrative...
Card Street Fire spreads in Sterling

...blaze. Tim Mowry, public information officer for the Alaska Division of...Division of Forestry Public Information Officer Andy Alexandrou said that...Emergency Services, Public Information Officer Brenda Ahlberg stated that...
Bear snags chickens from coop

...released near the Chickaloon Flats area of the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge.Ken Marsh, the agency's public information officer, said the bears have been spotted as far west as Nikiski and as far east as Hope.Lynne Skogstad, who has homes...
State wildfire responders keep eye on dry conditions

...because of the high danger of fire."We still have a lot of dead, dry grass that could burn," said Tim Mowry, information officer at the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center in Fairbanks. A meteorologist described the conditions as "an insanely...
Wild and weird: Small mammals in Southeast

...Why?For animals that arrived naturally, it comes down to two things, said Alaska Department of Fish and Game Information Officer Riley Woodford. First, the Taku, Chilkat, Unuk, Stikine and Alsek Rivers serve as corridors for animals. That...
Teri Rofkar to be awarded honorary doctorate by UAS

...uas-sitka-commencement-2006109Refreshments will be served to all attendees following the ceremony.For more information, contact Owen Kindig, public information officer of UAS, at 747-7767 or


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