Juneau DA reviewing VPSO Taser case

...Tribes of Alaska, the tribal government that employs the VPSO in Kake. VPSOs are employed by the regional Alaska Native nonprofit corporation, not the state of Alaska or state troopers.? Contact reporter Emily Russo Miller at 523-2263 or at emily...
Costumes, props stolen from Perseverance

...just a dumb crime," he said. "I suppose all crimes are dumb, but this just seems particularly dumb. Stealing from a nonprofit is low-class.""You just have to wonder about criminals who would take a wig that has no value," he added. "It's...
A big night in the arts

...performers; recipients of this year's nine awards include the nonprofit Sealaska Heritage Institute, which will be honored with the...JuneauSealaska Heritage Institute was established in 1980 as the nonprofit arm of Sealaska Corporation to administer cultural and educational...
Where the world ends up when the ocean spits it out

...of Sitka. We're partnering with other communities as well. This is a global issue."InfoboxThere's a long list of nonprofit, federal, and academic institutions working on the issue, including Gulf of Alaska Keeper, which says it has removed more...
Innovation Summit opens today

...strategy.Skinner is SSTI's vice president and director of the Regional Innovation Acceleration Network. SSTI is a national nonprofit organization that "leads, supports and strengthens efforts to improve state and regional economies through science, technology...
In Walker's budget proposal, Corrections and Health take biggest hits

...keep Alaskans safe ? and avoid the need to build another prison. ... I also want services privatized to maximize local, nonprofit and tribal partnerships."In an interview after the State of the Budget address, Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, said...
State | AK legislature
Shocked: VPSO accused of using Taser on 11-year-old

...government that employs the VPSO in Kake, is also investigating the incident. VPSOs are employed by the regional Alaska Native nonprofit corporation, not the state of Alaska or state troopers."This is a personnel issue and T&H is working through the Alaska...
Trap snares eagle and the woman who says she freed it Adair's account online.Tiernan, who has rehabilitated raptors out of his home for many years and has worked for the nonprofit Juneau Raptor Center for almost 20 years, said he could tell right away that the prognosis was not good. One of the eagle's...
Legislators file first round of bills

...partial acquittal or dismissal.? HB 12 - Rep. Hughes - Changes the definition of "mortgage loan originators" and exempts nonprofits from mortgage lender and mortgage broker licensing requirements.? HB 13 - Reps. Lynn and Les Gara, D-Anchorage - Requires...
Local | AK legislature
Prefiled bills in plain English

...Firefighters' Day.? HB 57 - Lynn - Voters must cast their ballots in the correct precinct.? HB 58 - Kreiss-Tomkins - Nonprofits and federally recognized tribes are eligible for loans from the Alaska energy efficiency revolving loan fund.? HB 59...
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