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Starfish disease found in Oregon

...were found in one tide pool near Yachats, about 25 miles south of Yaquina Bay.Jim Burke, the aquarium's dive operations director, said his underwater survey in April found about 30 healthy starfish and 22 with signs of wasting disease...
Grant Aviation begins service to Akutan airport

...properly be assigned to the Postal Service," a Postal Service official states in a letter to the DOT.Grant's operations director, Austin Engebretson, said delivery of the mail is now part of the airliner's service to Akutan.Loose ends...
Shift to Bartlett benefits recovery hospital

...Human Services, asked the city last year to distribute the so-called "sin tax" revenue competitively. GHS Operations Director Andy Swanston told the Assembly on Wednesday that Bartlett has done a better job than the city in managing the...
City social service grant plan revised

...Gastineau Human Services had two grant proposals that were funded in the first review, but not in the second. Operations Director Andy Swanston said community needs have increased, while funding hasn't. Local funding for chemical dependency...
Four people die in floatplane crash in Chigmit Mountains

...Ted" Marney, 65, Renton, Wash. The pilot was identified as Matt Hipkiss, 35. Dave Hines, Big Foot's operations director, said Hipkiss began working for the company in May and previously worked for other Alaska aviation companies...
New rule creates 100-yard no-entry zone around ships

...easier for local fishermen and recreational and commercial boaters to interpret," said Kirby Day, Southeast shore operations director for Princess Tours. The United Fishermen of Alaska, a group of more than 30 fishing organizations in the state...
GHS to build short-term homeless shelter

...shelter. GHS will renovate a tri-plex at 5584 Aisek Street to house eight adults for up to seven days, said Operations Director Andy Swanston. He said the agency plans to begin renovating the three-story vacant building in August and finish...
Bullets found in bear killed by SUV

...for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. The bear was small, only 150 to 175 pounds, said Andy Swanston, operations director of Gastineau Human Services, which runs the halfway house. "We receive game quite frequently from the police...
Local Briefs

...Convergence Consultants; Laura Rorem, a mental health and Fetal Alcohol Syndrome specialist; and Andy Swanston, operations director of Gastineau Human Services Corp. Doors will open and refreshments will be served at 6 p.m. For details, call...
Fatal Valley intersection to become a school zone

...if DOT is willing to make this a school zone, thank you," she said. Chris Morrow, Southeast maintenance and operations director for DOT, told the Empire in late October he didn't recommend making the intersection a school zone because it...


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