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B shift rescuers make A+ save in frigid Gastineau Channel

...of patient confidentiality laws but confirmed he is stable."He's doing good," Michelle Weston, the public relations director for Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, which owns the hospital, confirmed by phone Friday. "He's doing...
UA spokeswoman takes new UAF gig

...the University of Alaska system for the past 10 years, took the position of University of Alaska Fairbanks alumni relations director this week, the school announced Tuesday.She will also serve as the executive director of the UAF Alumni Association...
Gubernatorial races low-key for primary

...said passage of the oil tax referendum would be a vote of no-confidence in Parnell, a former state government relations director for ConocoPhillips in Alaska. Walker supports repeal and said he would offer leadership that are now lacking...
Native health leaders stress Medicaid issues

...future."Delays in the system can create or exasperate already urgent situations," said Donna Bach, the public relations director for the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation.For example, providers around the state have reported instances of...
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Alaska personnel board makes gay partners 'family'

...requires a three-day waiting period before opposite-sex couples can marry.Division of Personnel and Labor Relations Director Nicki Neal said the regulations were copied from those used by the Division of Retirement and Benefits. Those rules...
Bartlett certified as Level IV trauma center

...state's only Level II trauma center, the Alaska Native Medical Center.A written release from Bartlett's community relations director, Jim Strader, set out the differences between the levels."Level I and II facilities must provide a constantly...
Incoming Bartlett CFO may start earlier than anticipated

...Brough. "I'm greatly appreciative of the organization here, as well as the one I'm going to."Community relations director Jim Strader reacted positively Wednesday afternoon to the news."That's super," Strader said. "We're looking...
Invasive species bill advances in House

...the DFG and DNR who addressed the committee repeatedly referred during the meeting.Marlene Campbell, government relations director for the City and Borough of Sitka, testified on her own community's struggle with Dvex."Sitka is the first...
Vocational service award winners

...category); SAGA's Young Alaskans Building Affordable Housing program, represented by employment and community relations director Jenni Lefing (nonprofit category); and the Juneau-Douglas High School's Students Taking Employability Skills...
State comes to tentative agreement with largest union

...but he believes calling for the vote strengthened the union's hand at the bargaining table. Art Chance, labor relations director for the state, said the strike vote "absolutely, unequivocally" made no difference in the talks. The monetary...


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