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Richard Foster will be greatly missed

On behalf of the community of Juneau, I express my deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Rep. Richard Foster of Nome. Richard's passing leaves a deep sadness over the Legislature. From my first day on the job, Richard made me feel...
Photo: Sign of approval

...Father Andrew P. Kashevaroff State Library, Archives, and Museum Building. The bill also names the Representative Richard Foster Reading Room. In the background are Department of Education Commissioner Mike Hanely, left, and Bob Banghart...
Photo: Flurry of support

Rep. Richard Foster, D-Nome, answers questions during an interview April 3 in his office in Juneau. Foster has a life-threatening kidney disease...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Disaster funds could be restricted By SVEND HOLST THE JUNEAU EMPIRE Rep. Richard Foster thinks a bill that passed the state House on Thursday is a disaster for his district. The measure that worries the Nome Democrat...
Legislator breaks ice on House floor

...Rep. Les Gara's graduating high school class doesn't have reunions, only "flashbacks," according to Rep. Richard Foster, D-Nome. Sound off on the important issues at Also, the Anchorage Democrat gets no respect from his dog, Foster...
Friends rally to aid Nome representative

...trial on federal gun charges. Six unregistered machines guns and a 50mm Soviet mortar were among the items found in Richard Foster's possession. In many other places, such troubles could be grounds for a recall. Instead, Foster's constituents...
House OKs RCA compromise

...this morning's floor session, House Speaker Brian Porter, an Anchorage Republican, mistakenly referred to Rep. Richard Foster as "Rep. Taylor," amusing most people in the chamber. "Thanks a lot," Foster, a Nome Democrat, responded...
Republicans retain control of state House

...two years held 27 seats and presided over the legislative session with a coalition of 28 with the inclusion of Rep. Richard Foster, D-Nome. The remaining Democrats formed a minority of 12. As of late Tuesday, Republicans won or were holding...
New lawmaker boosts Democratic caucus

...Sean Parnell Monday to replace long-time Rep. Richard Foster of Nome, who died recently. The elder Foster was...Foster said. Kerttula was a friend of the late Richard Foster, and said she's known Neal Foster since he was...
Banghart will help advance museum

...Museum. Two years ago, we worked together to put on a historic firearms exhibit at the museum in honor of Rep. Richard Foster of Nome. This was a significant event in our successful effort to obtain funds to plan an expanded and integrated...


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