Behind the ballot

By Tuesday night, Juneau will have a newly declared mayor, Assembly representatives and school board members. But getting there is a huge undertaking.The process of putting on a municipal election is a massive...
Walker hires consultants ahead of Obama visit

...aimed at highlighting climate change concerns.The contract lists Peter Rouse and Mark Patterson as authorized representatives for Perkins Coie. Rouse was a long-time aide to Obama and Patterson, chief of staff to two Treasury secretaries...
Teachers' union talks 'game day'

...method made up of a team members from both sides of the line, which means more face-to-face time.Previously, one representative from each side would argue their respective side's cause. Now with IBB, several members from both sides work together...
Officials eye eroding village as relocation model

...this week to gather support by meeting with officials, including Alaska's congressional delegation or their representatives. The village is also trying to obtain funding for some homes for the new site through the U.S. Federal Emergency...
The race to the top Bartlett High School in Anchorage. The Juneau-Douglas High School boys and girls qualified as the 4A team representatives with their Region V championships last weekend."Our theme for this week is desire," JDHS co-coach Tristan...
More scams since PFD payouts

...come out of the woodwork."Officials warn scams can also include vacation and investment clubs whose aggressive representatives demand up-front payments, fake charities posing as legitimate ones and phony talent agents offering to launch...
My Turn: Pope Francis' trip delivers a dividend for all

...enable this country, by your legislative action, to grow as a nation. You are the face of its people, their representatives. You are called to defend and preserve the dignity of your fellow citizens in the tireless and demanding pursuit...
Fiscal forum invites Juneau to have its say on budget

...side of things and explain the impact of the budget situation on Juneau and Southeast.The expert panel and state representatives will then be questioned by a community panel, and Juneau's delegation to the Alaska Legislature will round out...
Alaska Editorial: Cut state travel spending

...half what legislators and staff charged to the state.? Perhaps in hindsight legislators might have selected a smaller, representative contingent and accomplished the same goal of including Alaska in the summit. It's unlikely that 45 Alaskans needed to...
Oklahoma delays execution; drug didn't match protocols

...60-day stay of execution. The Republican said in a statement Tuesday that she still had no plans to stop the punishment.A representative for Pope Francis asked Fallin to commute Glossip's death sentence, saying a commutation "would give clearer witness...
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