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Nikiski Republican would let Outside residents serve on state gas corporation's board

The most powerful member of the state House of Representatives is working to quickly pass a bill that would allow non-Alaskans to serve on the board the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation.
State | AK legislature
Management challenge: 'Fish wars' escalate as king productivity ebbs

Editor's note: This is the seventh in the Morris Communications series, "The case for conserving the Kenai king salmon." It's a lesson every elected official in Alaska learns firsthand sooner or later, and Gov.
State | AK legislature
School Board wants fair settlement without sacrifice

...that doesn't sacrifice programs that we believe improve student achievement.? Sally Saddler is a Juneau resident and president of the Juneau School District Board of Education. She is serving in her sixth year as a member of the board.
What became of the Yukon kings? An in-river look

Editor's note: This is the fourth part in the Morris Communications series, "The case for conserving Kenai king salmon." The Yukon River draws into its mouth the largest migration of chinook, chum, and coho salmon stocks in the world.
State | Local
Clavon McGrath Gatewood

Clavon Gatewood McGrath, 77, passed away on December 17, 2013, in Juneau, Alaska, after a short illness, surrounded by her daughters and supported by her friends and caregivers. Clavon was born in Norfolk, Virginia to Helen Gatewood McGrath and
Alaska reacts to Supreme Court decision

The Supreme Court Tuesday disqualified a section of the Voting Rights Act that has been integral to how Alaska operates its elections and redistricting process. The 5-4 decision ruled Section 4 of the law unconstitutional.
Coastal Management debate produces agreement

Alaska badly needs a Coastal Management program again, the Juneau Chamber of Commerce was told Thursday. Where the two debaters disagreed, politely, was on whether Measure 2 on the August ballot is the way to do it. Rep.
Bartlett board keeps CEO selection secret

Bartlett Regional Hospital's board of directors met Monday evening to accept the recommendation of the committee responsible for selecting a new chief executive officer - but it's not telling which candidate it chose.
Docks and Harbors board elects officers

...last month.Thursday's Docks and Harbors board meeting was not the first for Logan, who joined several other members of the board for a brief special meeting July 12 to recommend a time-sensitive funding appropriation and bid award to the Assembly...
JEDC holds wide-ranging meeting Wednesday

The Juneau Economic Development Council's board of directors talked possible replacements for the Alaskan and Proud grocery store downtown, a draft of its annual report on economic indicators, and a potential international business opportunity at its meeting Wednesday.Brian Holst, executive director of the JEDC, said a cluster group expressed interest in Whitehorse, Yukon, as a potential area for economic expansion.


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