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My Turn: Ax the timber budget

...perspective.Hopey changey stuff indeed. Southeast Alaskans need to challenge their various federal, state and local representatives who think it's important to maintain the timber industry through public funding. It is obvious some selective...
My Turn: Walker needs to get back to thinking outside the box

...something of value, a tangible asset like the Susitna-Watana hydroelectric dam.I wrote to all of our state and my local representatives a year ago about the idea. Several commented back favorably. Sen. Johnny Ellis emailed me stating, "Your proposal...
Public voice silent on ice rink

...The meeting was the second of three by the Treadwell Task Force and was held at Mendenhall Valley Library with local representatives present from Eaglecrest and the Juneau Convention and Visitors Bureau.The mission of the task force, created...
House panel advances bill on electronic notices

...of the Ketchikan Daily News, said in an interview that she planned to reach out to other newspapers and to her local representative. Williams said she opposes the bill.While newspapers do receive revenue from publishing notices, she said that's...
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Tenakee Springs struggles to keep small school open board meeting was called a few days later to address this issue. Neither the advisory school board nor the local representative to our regional board could address the issue regarding enrollment with an answer that was satisfactory."Wilson...
Senator, public to discuss war at Iraq forum

...moderator, and Noon will be on the panel with Murkowski. Moniak said organizers have been working to get a particular local representative from the Alaska National Guard, who served in Iraq, but there have been some challenges getting the authorization...
Journal resurrected

...and the author of "An Unnatural Order: Why We Are Destroying the Planet and Each Other;" an interview with local representatives of the fishing industry about fish farming and its negative impacts; an interview with someone from the Physicians...
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Nonprofit organization seeks local representatives

World Heritage, a nonprofit student exchange program, is looking for volunteers to serve as area representatives in the Juneau area. World Heritage offers qualified students from around the world the opportunity to spend a high school year or semester in the United States with a host family. WH's area representatives are the cornerstone of the organization, making it all possible.
Nat'l Guard begins airport patrols

...regular patrols of the Juneau Airport by meeting the 1 p.m. Alaska Airlines flight on Thursday. They are the local representatives of a fist of security that has closed around airports nationwide since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11...
Road is a poor solution

...And we're going to have to tell the governor, his transportation board, the Southeast Conference and our local representatives personally and regularly. Because right now it doesn't seem like they've got a clue. Jim Demko Petersburg


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