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Murkowski goes to Pelican

From left, Nancy Murkowski, Highliner Lodge owner Steve Daniels, Jill Daniels, Department of Transportation Commissioner Mike Barton, Sharon Barton and Gov. Frank Murkowski attend the grand opening of the Highliner Lodge on Saturday in Pelican.
State short on workers

...for accountants, clerks, managers and administrative assistants office jobs people have snapped up before, said Sharon Barton, director of the state's Division of Personnel. She said the state is even thinking about ways to attract retirees...
Alaska Digest

...account because their MyAlaska account can be used year after year," said Permanent Fund Dividend Division Director Sharon Barton. Alaskans who do not have the account must send the division a signed document in order to obtain their dividend...
Calling all 'green-thumbed' students

...encouraged to take advantage of scholarships being sponsored by the Southeast Master Gardeners Association this year. Sharon Barton, an association board member, said the two scholarships - each amounting to $1,000 - are intended to help students...
Neighbors mailbox

...donations held Oct. 21nd . Our superb chef, Laraine Derr, with the help of her hard working cheerful crew, Romer Derr, Sharon Barton, Chiska Derr, her friend, Dean, Bill and Gretchen Pence, Rita Klaudt, Matt Grauman, & Roger Arsua produced a...
More PFD applicants choose Web

...applications to the Web. That's impossible to do completely, but the division is happy with the progress so far, said Sharon Barton, Permanent Fund Division director. "That was pretty good movement toward (the goal)," she said. Internet filing...
PHOTO: Winner, winner, chili dinner

Sharon Barton was the winner of both first and second place prizes, a crockpot and an apron, at Rotaract's fourth annual Chili Cook-off...
Officials to crack down on dividend cheaters

...applications this spring, which could mean investigating them at random. "We just revamped our whole program," said Sharon Barton, who in April took over the division that oversees the state's annual oil-wealth check distribution. The state...
Senator wants to make dividend fraud a felony

...can't do now when seeking out people receiving a dividend payment while living outside Alaska, division director Sharon Barton said. "In practice, it wouldn't change anything," she said. "It makes our case for access stronger." More...
Bill nails fraudulent PFD filers

...really egregious fraud, it hasn't been cost-effective for the state to pursue those (cases) in court," said Sharon Barton, director of the Department of Revenue's Division of Permanent Fund Dividend. The permanent fund division has just...


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