AFN convention to kick off in Anchorage

...Census Bureau director John H. Thompson., Alaska Gov. Bill Walker, Alaska's three-member congressional delegation and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott, a Tlingit who was born in the Southeast Alaska village of Yakutat.The federation was created in the...
Meet the Nomeite in charge of Alaska's elections

...friends, on Oct. 1 assumed control of a state agency facing - as many are - significant changes in the coming months.When Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott named her the successor to longtime elections commissioner Gail Fenumiai in July, there was criticism from...
Low turnout 'a matter of education' to advise the city if it chose to go the vote-by-mail route. John Lindback served as chief of staff for former Alaska Lt. Gov. Fran Ulmer. He then went on to help Oregon implement its online voting system, Kiehl said."Our Charter, much like...
Police euthanize bear after it was hit by car

...while driving on Mendenhall Loop Road near Kodzoff Acres Mobile Home Park.The bear wasn't killed on impact. JPD spokesman Lt. David Campbell said the driver informed police that it was walking around on the road in the area and that it seemed "confused...
Gun found during arrest of 3 in tantra teacher's death

...three young people in Oregon traveling in the victim's car, a sheriff's spokesman said Thursday.Marin County Sheriff's Lt. Doug Pittman said the three suspects will be extradited to California after investigators tracked them from the homicide scene...
Nation and World
Business burglary is 'Crime of the Week'

...The rifle is only worth about $500 but has sentimental value as it was given to the owner by his late father," noted JPD Lt. Kris Sell in the release.Anyone with information about the burglary or theft can report a tip to JPD at 586-0600 or to Juneau...
Budget cuts could cost Alaska State Troopers a helicopter and experience."If they do need our help more often, we're here to help," he said.Search and Rescue coordinator Lt. Steve Adams said despite the costs, rescue missions will still be accepted, though outside companies can sometimes cost more...
S. Carolina cleans up, but worries remain

...stretch of Interstate 95.Some drivers had a hard time accepting the long detours around standing water. In Turbeville, Police Lt. Philip Wilkes stood at a traffic stop, telling motorists where they could go to avoid flooded roads and dangerous bridges...
Nation and World
Alaska hired consultants ahead of Obama visit

...breakdown of state-agency costs related to Obama's visit. The contract was in documents released by the offices of Walker and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott for their associated costs.The documents included an invoice for $1,925 from Clark James Mishler Photography...
Booker season: Breaking our hearts

...experience that demands your attention and surrender."? To see the first article in this series, go to <> and for the second, go to


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