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Letter: Resolutions won't offer balance

...least four Alaska Natives have served on the council since statehood: Mary Jane Fate of Fairbanks (1981-1987); Leona Okakok of Barrow (1987-1993); myself, originally from McGrath (1995-2000); and Gigi Pilcher of Ketchikan (2000-2005...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-02/letter-resolutions-wont-offer-balance
Opinion
Board member explains switch in redistricting vote

...board testified Tuesday that she changed her position on a key part of the plan after viewing an aerial photograph. Leona Okakok said the aerial photo convinced her that southern Anchorage shared rural qualities with Valdez. That decision sparked...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010902/sta_redistricting.shtml
News
Redistricting trial heats up

...board voted 3-2 in favor of the plan in early June. Board chairwoman Vicki Otte and board members Julian Mason and Leona Okakok voted in favor of the plan. Otte and Mason were appointed by Democrat Gov. Tony Knowles and Okakok was appointed by...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011602/sta_redistricting.shtml
News
My Turn: Words of advice for Rep. Kohring

...board and he missed what really happened. When it came time to pick her appointment, Chief Justice Dana Fabe appointed Leona Okakok from Barrow, not Vicki Otte. Leona works for the Arctic Slope Regional Corporation as the manager of the Arctic Education...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031302/opE_myturn5.shtml
Opinion
Election district reapportionment trial begins

...Redistricting Board approved the 40-district map in June on a 3-2 vote. Board members Vicki Otte, Julian Mason and Leona Okakok voted in favor of the plan. Otte and Mason were appointed by Democrat Gov. Tony Knowles and Okakok was appointed by...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010802/sta_redistricting.shtml
News
20 GOP lawmakers may face each other

...regional balance left Justice Dana Fabe picking from the northern region of the state, a Democratic stronghold. She chose Leona Okakok of Barrow. Otte said the board was not dominated by Democrats, noting she is nonpartisan and has worked for both parties...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061201/Loc_GOP.html
Local
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...regional balance left Justice Dana Fabe picking from the northern region of the state, a Democratic stronghold. She chose Leona Okakok of Barrow. Otte said the board was not dominated by Democrats, noting she is nonpartisan and has worked for both parties...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061201/Loc_GOP.shtml
Judge: Redistricting plan improperly splits Eagle River, Chugiak

...by a 3-2 vote in June. Board members Vicki Otte and Julian Mason, appointed by Gov. Tony Knowles, joined with Leona Okakok in favor of the plan. Board members Michael Lessmeier and Bert Sharp, appointed by Republican legislative leaders...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010202/sta_redistrict.shtml
News
Awards recognize literary contributions of Natives

...Frances Degnan, Unalit/Kawerak, for writing "Under the Arctic Sun: The Life and Times of Frank and Ada Degnan." Leona Okakok, I-upiaq, for writing "Puiguitkaat," a transcription and translation of the 1978 NSB Elders' Conference in both...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020102/Loc_nativelit.shtml
Local
Panel named to reshape districts

...and CEOs, who also resides in Anchorage. Supreme Court Chief Justice Dana Fabe made the final appointment Tuesday: Leona Okakok of Barrow, manager of the Arctic Education Foundation, part of the Arctic Slope Regional Corp. Jerry McBeath, chair...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/083000/Loc_Panel.html
Local

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