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Meyer decides against Pierre contract for press work this session.Sen. Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage, last week told colleagues by email that he had decided to hire McHugh Pierre on contract to work in the majority press shop. Details, however, had yet to be worked out, and Meyer said a contract...
Gov. defends response to Guard allegations

...the resignation of Adjutant General Thomas Katkus upon receiving the report. He later asked for the resignation of McHugh Pierre, a deputy commissioner of Alaska's Department of Military and Veterans Affairs. More changes are coming, he said...
Senator plans to investigate Guard situation, Parnell asked for the resignation of Maj. Gen. Thomas Katkus, the adjutant general who led the guard, and McHugh Pierre, his top civilian aide and the deputy commissioner of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.Huggins said...
Alaska Editorial: Governor's denial of information thwarts public's right to know

...scathing report from the National Guard Bureau, the removal of Adjutant Gen. Thomas Katkus and Deputy Commissioner McHugh Pierre and additional promised shakeups in Guard leadership illustrate the gravity of the issues facing one of the state's...
Senate majority looks to hire ex-military affairs official

...Senate majority press office.In an email to members Monday, Senate President Kevin Meyer said he had decided to hire McHugh Pierre on a four-month contract that would be effective Jan. 15.He said Pierre would primarily work out of his office...
My Turn: Parnell ignored Guard sexual assaults

...Parnell's staff now have resigned, but the problems went right to the top, and if Maj. Gen. Thomas Katkus and McHugh Pierre had to resign, then Parnell should too.Think about how bad it had to be for chaplains to take this step. They went...
Emails shed little light on National Guard case

...memo for Stand Down." The memo was redacted.Another redacted email circulated May 21 between Nizich, Katkus and McHugh Pierre, the military department's former deputy commissioner, had the subject line: "DA's Declination for Sexual Assault...
Brown and Puustinen marry

...Jodi Watts, Tonya Puustinen and Janell Mason. Shannon Mason and Kylee Watts were flower girls. Groomsmen were McHugh Pierre, Paul Puustinen, Roy Craft and Erick Mason. Jack Mason and Jace Mason were ushers, and Christian Gomez was the...
Memorial Day in Juneau

...deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan or to military posts tied to conflicts in those countries since Sept. 11, 2001, said McHugh Pierre, a spokesman for the Alaska Department of Military and Veterans Affairs. Of about 20 Alaskans that have died in such...
The real environmental extremists

...achieved a different end. By convincing the court to halt the harvest, they caused severe economic harm to the logging and mill companies' employees and their families. McHugh Pierre Information officer for Gov. Frank Murkowski Juneau


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