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My Turn: Presidential giveaway is outrageous help me better understand their reasoning to give a $320,000 bonus to Gamble.What I learned is that five members of the board were appointed by Governor Parnell, four members were appointed by former Governor Palin, one by Governor Murkowski...
School board approves language arts curriculum purchase

...said."To say you inspire us is an understatement," she said.Board member Phyllis Carlson told him that every member of the board will miss him and his leadership."But your legacy is going to long live in our community," she said.Board...
Native Corp. board member takes issue with Sullivan endorsement

JUNEAU - A board member for the Arctic Slope Regional Corp. has taken issue with the organization's endorsement of Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Dan Sullivan.
Alaska's first lady honors volunteers

It's been a whirlwind for Juneau's Erin "Rinny" Heywood since she helped a mentally handicapped Safeway worker replace a stolen bike last year.
State | Local
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
Dimond Park ice rink a 'threat' to Treadwell, city board told

Planning for a second ice rink facility in the Mendenhall Valley is misguided and endangers the community built up around Treadwell Ice Arena, Douglas resident Robert Sewell told the Douglas Advisory Board Wednesday evening.


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