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Governor blasts plan for Glacier Bay traffic

...drew 353,680 visitors last year. Just about all came by boat. Marcia Blaszak, National Park Service regional director for Alaska, said she shares Murkowski's goal of increasing the number of visitors to the area, but that it must be...
High court won't hear Pilgrim land case

...private land owners within the Alaska parks to affirmatively address their access rights," Marcia Blaszak, regional director for Alaska, said in an e-mail. The agency is accepting public comments on an environmental assessment looking at access...
Victims of Sitka plane crash identified

...Safety Board, which dispatched personnel to the site immediately after the crash. Jim La Belle, the NTSB's regional director for Alaska, said the single-engine Piper departed Victoria, British Columbia, Monday morning and was heading to the...
Five killed in plane crash near Ketchikan

...Ketchikan since the sightseeing crash was the second in the past month, said Jim La Belle, the agency's regional director for Alaska. Last month, the pilot and four passengers of a sightseeing plane died when the plane crashed in the mountains...
Feds launch investigation into Ketchikan jet crash

...concerns over unexploded portions of the rocket motors in the plane's ejector seats, said Jim LaBelle, NTSB regional director for Alaska. Military officials were being called in to help out with the investigation and take a look at the seats before...
My Turn: Public lands proposals jeopardize Alaska's treasures

...resident Bob Barbee of Bozeman, Mont., is a 42-year veteran of the National Park Service and served as regional director for Alaska's national parks until his retirement.
Douglas Indian Association election in question

...current tribal leadership to lose recognition from the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs, said Niles Cesar, BIA regional director for Alaska. "If they in fact elected four of a nine-member board, in violation of their constitution, it's likely...
Niles Cesar

...first-rate healthcare services to Southeast Alaska Natives, working with SEARHC. Niles went on to become the Regional Director for Alaska with the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Throughout twenty years in the position, Niles worked to maximize the...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Tongass is national money-loser 1/8/98

...just 44 cents of every taxpayer dollar spent,'' said Nicole Whittington-Evans, the group's assistant regional director for Alaska. ``Only the czar of Russia got a worse deal.'' Nationwide, commercial logging sales lost $204 million...


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