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What the rains have wrought

...Juneau's trails. The most problematic change for the U.S. Forest Service, said Juneau Ranger District Recreation Program Manager Ed Grossman, is a large boulder that slid over the Trail of Time, just uphill from the bridge over Steep Creek...
Things to know about winter cabin camping

Ed Grossman, the U.S. Forest Service recreation program manager on the Tongass National Forest, has been "blizzarded in" not once, but twice while staying at the Peterson Lake Cabin. "It...
Shocked: VPSO accused of using Taser on 11-year-old

...This is a personnel issue and T&H is working through the Alaska State Troopers in this matter," T&H's VPSO program manager Jason Wilson said in a statement Friday provided to the Empire upon request. "This matter was investigated and forwarded...
Filing for PFD starts today

...was exciting to see so many Alaskans make the choice to support Alaska nonprofit causes," Pick.Click.Give. program manager Heather Beaty said. "With the raise in participation we saw by offering the sweepstakes last year, we are excited...
State closes DEC office in Bethel

...considerations played a role in the decision not to relocate someone to Bethel, said Steve Russell, the DEC's environmental program manager in Anchorage. He said Carlson's departure sped the process.Spill prevention and response will now be handled...
A decade of violent deaths researching and analyzing the cause and manner of violent deaths might leave some morose, Injury Surveillance Program Manager Deborah Hull-Jilly is optimistic that findings from this data will help with prevention and intervention efforts...
State launches program to track firewood moisture

...polluted by wood smoke.Officials from the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, including state air quality program manager Cindy Heil, met with woodcutters Thursday to explain the program, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.The...
Hearings planned on proposed air regulations known as a non-attainment area."These are all proposed regulations," said Cindy Heil, state air quality program manager for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. "It could be changed."If approved, the new rules would...
Officials: Flu season arrived early

...highest number of confirmed flu cases we've seen in November in the past four years," said Dr. Michael Cooper, program manager for the state's infectious disease program, in a statement Tuesday.There is no way to determine the actual number...
Where's the snow? Not in Alaska

...on skills they eventually will use in a program of the Nordic Skiing Association of Anchorage.Tamra Kornfield, program manager for the association, has seen that waiting pattern over the years as a lifelong Anchorage resident. There are winters...


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