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Empowered pool board may answer to Parks and Rec.

...Duncan is first and foremost a city employee and answers to City Manager Kim Kiefer.Although the Assembly would have been the primary overseer for the board's budgetary decisions anyway, an aquatics manager under Kiefer's direction could be split on decisions...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-17/empowered-pool-board-may-answer-parks-a
Local
Around town for Thursday, April 16

...11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., The Learning Connection-Gruening Park, 1800 Northwood Drive, Apt. G-49. Free.Alaska Primary Care Association rally, 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m., steps of the Capitol Building. Fourth Street between Main Street...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-16/around-town-thursday-april-16
Local
Conservation groups push back on federal lands transfer idea

...community is concerned about the language in the Murkowski amendment, and that fact the Senate passed it by one vote."The primary concern is that it sort of opens the door for consideration of the types of bills that have been floating around in the state...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-16/conservation-groups-push-back-federal
Not For Web
Medicaid rally scheduled for lunch hour Thursday

The Alaska Primary Care Association is scheduled to hold a rally on the steps of the Capitol building from noon to 1:15 p.m. Thursday, April...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-15/rally-scheduled-lunch-hour-today
Local
Nonprofits get $1M from Hope Fund

...such as parenting, relationships and financial literacy and that's just wonderful."Tabachnick said the organization's primary goal is to expand services and support for women to reconnect with and support their families after violence and sexual abuse...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-15/nonprofits-get-1m-hope-fund
Local
Committee begins digging in to Medicaid bill

...consensus can be reached on a way forward.The bill, among other things, would require a contract or system for managing primary care cases in which certain individuals - including so-called "super-utilizers," Medicaid users who account for a sizable...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-08/committee-begins-digging-medicaid-bill
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Stand up and stop the crazy education cuts

...communities. This year more than last year, legislators are facing challenging problems with regard to the budget. Their primary challenge is fairly simple. They must not panic and lose sight of their stated values and individual judgment. As a state...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-09/my-turn-stand-and-stop-crazy-educatio
Opinion
Capital budget stripped

...budget, given the multibillion-dollar deficit the state is facing this year and next amid low oil prices.MacKinnon said the primary goal is to leverage federal dollars, which make up the vast majority of funding identified in the draft, with an effort...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-09/capital-budget-stripped
State | AK legislature
At trial, Hoonah attorney presses widow's memory

...the gun), whereas at this trial, she originally testified she did not look back behind her because her children were her primary concern."I've done the best to my memory and my knowledge," she said of her overall statements during re-direct from...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-07/trial-hoonah-attorney-presses-widows-me
Local
My Turn: Southeast Alaska's wood product industry is world-class

...highly sought after. Our Southeast Alaska wood is then turned into some really incredible things. Did you know that one of the primary uses of our regional wood is grand and baby grand pianos? The finest concert pianos in the world are made from our forests...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-08/my-turn-southeast-alaskas-wood-produc
Opinion

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