Kenai assembly approves oil and gas specialists

...161,800. Mayor Mike Navarre said he hopes to fill the position by the start of February.Navarre said the jobholder's primary responsibilities will be to evaluate policies and legislation related to the Nikiski LNG project. He said with the Legislature...
My Turn: Alaska Department of Fish and Game, politics or science?

...issues unless they are explained to you by an expert scientist with good communication skills, rather than by someone whose primary expertise is administration and politics. Leaders aren't likely to make wise choices and succeed at implementing them unless...
Cruise ships still king

...and an additional $4.85 million on television spots.The primary target for Alaska vacation advertisements is between 45 and...really the bread and butter of the program is focusing on the primary target market," Jacobson said.The state has a large pool...
Brady and Belichick at center of Deflategate

...and Brady here. Both are relevant in Deflategate. Rule 2 of the NFL official rule book requires each team to make, "12 primary balls available for testing," two hours and 15 minutes before kickoff.Each team's footballs were tested for air pressure...
Teacher's method goes beyond the worksheet

...plants growing in nature, as opposed to hearing about it from their teacher, or a textbook.Interaction with a subject is the primary difference between constructivism and the method of filling the empty vessel, she said. "The empty vessel method is worksheet...
NASCAR champ Jeff Gordon makes 2015 season his last

...Motorsports and will remain involved with the organization."I'll explore opportunities for the next phase of my career, but my primary focus now and throughout 2015 will be my performance in the No. 24 Chevrolet," he said. "I'm going to pour everything...
District plans teacher cuts

...amounts on each level of the tier would go up between 1 and 2 percent after the negotiations are complete, Miller predicts.Primary subject teachers are kept wherever possible to limit negative impacts on student achievement and attendance. The graduation...
Letter: Consider property tax equality

...First, I appreciate the current tax break and would seriously consider leaving Juneau if it were eliminated. Next, since the primary interest in eliminating the tax break for seniors is revenue enhancement, I would like to offer an alternative. While not...
Increased cigarette tax to get public hearing

...amends the definition of "other tobacco products" to include e-cigarettes and other "vapor-inducing" products.The primary objective of the ordinance is to "reduce consumption of cigarettes and tobacco products, particularly among youth" - which...
Recreational facilities face frugal future swim days as part of the goal to increase access. "Our primary concern is with youth use," Millhorn said. "We want to...may advertise now, as long as selling alcohol is not their primary focus. Anderson has also been working on developing partnerships...


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