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Shelf life for access road

...now, those funds may never be available again. It is time for us to embrace building the road once and for all and use our available ferry assets to keep our other southeast ferry services at the level they need. Sharon Pusich GillJuneau

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-11-25/shelf-life-access-road
Letters
Celebration of life to be held for lost hiker Sharon Buis

The family of lost hiker Sharon Buis is holding a celebration of her life...everyone in the community who cared for Sharon or who were involved in the search effort to join them."Members of Sharon's family would like to meet and thank...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-21/celebration-life-be-held-lost-hiker-sha
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State budget director to retire

...Gov. Sarah Palin. It was not confirmed when she will leave the position. Neither Rehfeld or Gov. Sean Parnell spokeswoman Sharon Leighow returned Friday afternoon requests for comment.The governor's office announced Thursday that it transmitted "program...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-23/state-budget-director-retire
Local
Supreme Court denies Alaska's request

...state holiday in Alaska, and offices where couples could get licenses weren't open, but will issue licenses again Monday, Sharon Leighow, a spokeswoman for Gov. Sean Parnell, said in an email to The Associated Press.Messages left for attorneys on both...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-19/supreme-court-denies-alaskas-request
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Alaska's same-sex marriage ban is overturned

...out-of-state marriages. One couple is not yet married. The state intends to appeal the ruling, Gov. Sean Parnell spokeswoman Sharon Leighow said in an email to The Associated Press. Parnell said in a statement Sunday that he must defend the Alaska Constitution...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-12/alaskas-same-sex-marriage-ban-overturne
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Slumping oil prices means widened budget gap

...Legislature.This fiscal year's state budget is based on an oil price of $105.06 per barrel, Gov. Sean Parnell spokeswoman Sharon Leighow said in an email. Of the $4.5 billion budgeted in general fund unrestricted revenue, 85 percent of that, or...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-24/slumping-oil-prices-means-widened-budge
State
Emails shed little light on National Guard case

...remains that the documents released do not re-victimize victims and do not jeopardize prosecutions," Parnell's spokeswoman, Sharon Leighow, said in an email to the AP.The emails released were those that touched the mailbox of Mike Nizich, Parnell's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-02/emails-shed-little-light-national-guard
State
Letter: Munoz doesn't just say she cares

...systems; and has worked to assist state employees who have struggled with our new third-party administrator. We can't let someone who is always going to be there for us get away. Please vote for Cathy Munoz!Sharon HoffbeckAnchorage

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-29/letter-munoz-doesnt-just-say-she-care
Letters
Access denied

...stopped attending the Governor's Picnic, but still hears complaints from other community members about the impassible sand.Sharon Leighow, a spokeswoman for Gov. Sean Parnell's, said in a phone interview that about six volunteers at the event are traditionally...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-19/access-denied
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Appeals court halts gay marriages in Alaska

...lower court, the governor believes he is bound by his oath to defend Alaska's Constitution," Parnell's spokeswoman, Sharon Leighow, said in an email to The Associated Press. "That is what he is doing."The state planned to file its appeal for...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-16/appeals-court-halts-gay-marriages-alask
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