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.
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.
Commissioners Dianne Blumer and Pat Kemp were confirmed Monday by unanimous vote of the Alaska State Legislature, which met in a joint session to consider Gov. Sean Parnell's appointees.
The board of directors of Juneau Docks and Harbors met Thursday night for their last meeting of 2012, confirming a policy under which multiple launch ramp permits may be issued to harbor users without requiring them to pay a fee per boat trailer.
...Nancy Woizeschke has been named to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer. Woizeschke has been a member of the Board for five years, representing her current employer, Alaskan Brewing Co, and says she is "honored and excited to...
Sarah Lewis is the new health, home and family development agent for the UAF Cooperative Extension Service in Southeast Alaska. Lewis is a lifelong Alaskan who grew up in Juneau and moved back to the community in 2003.
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 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.
...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...
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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