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City may lose deputy fire marshal, basketball league and summer ice rink hours

...which has existed for eight years. "I was the first one to have that position," Jager said after the meeting. "Its primary role is public education - anywhere from children to older adults."Although it would be ideal if he could take on...
Sen. Finance unveils draft budget bill

...heating costs at the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus, contingent upon the university power plant using diesel as its primary fuel source for at least 60 days.University system spokeswoman Kate Ripley said by email that the provision, while...
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Hezbollah commander killed outside home

...a top Hezbollah military commander, was killed by a bomb that ripped through his car in Damascus. Hezbollah and its primary patron, Iran, have blamed Israel's Mossad for the killing.___Associated Press writer Tia Goldenberg in Jerusalem...
Some classes exceed pupil-to-teacher ratio at Juneau schools

...hardest hit with these "bubbles" appears to be Riverbend Elementary School."Riverbend School right now has, for its primary grades, way too many kids," said Carrie Macaulay, a Riverbend parent concerned about the school's enrollment issues...
School board signs off on new Riverbend teacher

...Juneau-Douglas High School; and a biology section at Juneau-Douglas High School."Riverbend currently has 130 students in its primary classes and only five primary teachers. All five primary classes exceed the PTR of 22 students for each teacher, and...
Harborview denied additional teacher

...331,000.At the same time, Harborview has an actual pupil-to-teacher ratio of 25 students to one teacher in its primary grades, or kindergarten through second grade. The target PTR for primary grades, as approved by the school board...
CG cutter Healy to begin first of three Actic research missions for 2012

...long and has extensive scientific capabilities. Homeported in Seattle, the cutter has a permanent crew of 96, and its primary mission is scientific support. As a Coast Guard cutter, Healy is capable of other missions such as search and rescue...
Fall arts preview

...Gold Town will continue to live up to the great reputation it has been building as a local arts venue in addition to its primary role as an arthouse theater. Back this season are the KRNN live music concerts, which debuted last fall (see listing...
Open house on Juneau-moored USCG cutters

...closed to the public.The larger of the two cutters in Juneau this week, the Healy was commissioned in 2000, and its primary mission is scientific support.Homeported in Seattle, the cutter has a permanent crew of 80 and can accommodate up...
Healy at port in Juneau after 2 years

...January after almost 30 years in the Coast Guard. "Got to keep the folks happy."Although the Healy is an icebreaker, its primary role is supporting scientific research, according to Apolito."You have icebreakers on the Great Lakes and all that...


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