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My Turn: Alaska's love/hate affair with government spending

...Anchorage are bracing themselves for another blow to their economic base. According to Lt. Col. Alan Brown, the public Affairs Officer at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, about 11,000 soldiers and civilians jobs could be cut from there and...
Santa delivers cheer, gifts to Chiniak

...Santas and 15 elves can participate. After his email blast asking for volunteers this year, said Coast Guard public affairs officer Peter Maloney, 25 people emailed him asking to be Santa.For the Chiniak trip, Santa was Joshua Hart, who...
Powerful storm blasts Aleutians, then weakens

...Air Station on the island 1,500 miles southwest of Anchorage suffered minor facility damage, Alaskan Command public affairs officer Tommie Baker said.The corners of a roof were bent back and some dumpsters moved around, but no roof was torn...
Alaska storm brings frigid weather to swath of US

...minor facility damage was reported at Eareckson Air Station 1,500 miles southwest of Anchorage, Alaskan Command public affairs officer Tommie Baker said.The corners of a roof were bent back and some dumpsters moved around, but no roof was torn...
Radiation site safe, landlord says

...exceeds the federal annual limit for radiation exposure, which is 100 millirems. Inspector Lara Uselding, public affairs officer for the NRC, told KBBI, the Homer-based public radio station, that annual limit is "very low" and would...
Shutdown ends, business as usual resumes go back to doing what she loves. During the 16 days of the federal government shutdown, the Alaska Region public affairs officer for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration spent her days watching CSPAN, wishing she could check...
Paratroopers fill the skies over JBER

...paratroopers suffered injuries in the exercise, including one serious incident that required hospitalization. Brigade public affairs officer Capt. Chase Spears said PFC Dallas Wohlever, 19, of Simpsonville, S.C. had to be airlifted from the drop...
Fishing safety program survives cuts

...eliminate the money.Ultimately, NIOSH must wait for a budget to pass to know what the funding level will be, said Public Affairs Officer Christy Spring.The Alaska Pacific Office is responsible for fishing vessel safety nationwide, despite its Alaska...
Search continues for overdue Ketchikan fliers

...missing blue-and-red striped Ercoupe plane with two Ketchikan residents on board. Lt. Sonia Connock, a public affairs officer with the Canadian Air Force, said searchers were concentrating on islands and coastline near Prince Rupert...
Missing man found near Angoon

...40, was located by the U.S. Coast Guard about 10 a.m. today in the same area, said Roger Wetherell, public affairs officer for the U.S. Coast Guard. ``He very nicely wrote an SOS using tree bark and other materials,'' Wetherell...


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