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No rush for Juneau's gay couples

...word of the U.S. Federal Court ruling striking down Alaska's ban on same-sex marriage Sunday afternoon, bureau section chief Phillip Mitchell put together a gender-neutral marriage license form, now available online and in bureau offices...
Odds of infant death higher in villages unclear."It could be any number of things and we haven't necessary drilled down," said Stephanie Birch, section chief for Women's, Children's and Family Health at the state Public Health Division."Housing is challenging in some...
Former Empire editor resumes post

...editor-in-chief of its student newspaper. Westmoreland's career in journalism began in 1999 as a photojournalist and print section chief with the U.S. Army's 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment. After receiving an honorable discharge in 2002, he served...
A king without its crown

...Columbia River, as well as other rivers from Oregon and Washington, Ron Josephson said.Josephson has worked as the section chief for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game's hatchery program for over a decade, from 1998 to 2009. During that...
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Survey finds valuable minerals north of Juneau

...both in William Henry Bay north of Juneau and at the Moran deposit west of Fairbanks.Werdon is the Mineral Resources Section Chief and economic geologist for the state Division of Geologic and Geophysical Surveys. The division is now engaged in...
Alaska editorial: Screening law is right move for kids' health continue to assist voluntary efforts and to help establish the mandatory program, according to Stephanie Birch, section chief for women's, children's and family health with the state Division of Public Health. The grants also will be used...
State eyes easing pollution rule

...for dilution. Mixing zones have always been controversial in Alaska, said Nancy Sonafrank, water quality standards section chief for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. Mixing zones are commonly used in Alaska by sewage treatment...
Pollution proposal gets chilly reception

...wrong direction," said Susan Murray, of the Pacific chapter of Oceana, based in Juneau. Nancy Sonafrank, a DEC section chief for water quality standards, said her agency has received a large number of requests for extending the comment period...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...of State Madeleine Albright pledged a full investigation once she received the details. Timothy Bereznay, an FBI section chief, made the disclosure at a House International Relations Committee hearing convened to explore a series of security...
Public safety officials say communication is biggest change since the attacks

...agencies."A more visible, hands-on Coast GuardU.S. Coast Guard District 17 Ports and Waterways Coastal Security Section Chief Lt. Matthew York remembers 9/11 well. He had just gotten out of the Coast Guard in 2000 after 11 years to start...


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