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Budget cuts show in ferry system's winter schedule

...the layups, "there are areas where some communities have gaps in service for the winter season," Woodrow said.Shelly Wright, executive director of the Southeast Conference, an advocacy and coordination group for the region, called the schedule...
New year, old topics

...project, cross-border cooperation and the Alaska Marine Highway System.Southeast Conference Executive Director Shelly Wright said the top issue at the conference will be the state's ferry system.Wright, in a telephone interview from the...
State | Local
Ferry sailings take budget hit

...halved. Haines and Skagway would see two ships per week instead of four. Hoonah would see one ship instead of two.Shelly Wright, executive director of Southeast Conference, an organization that advocates for economic development in Southeast...
Mary Poppins takes flight over Juneau directed by Brian Van Kirk. Richard Moore has served as vocal director. Michaela Moore has produced the show. Shelly Wright designed and constructed costumes. Parent volunteers are on deck, in the wings, out front helping with ticket sales...
It's official: Southeast's got 'spirit'

...with committees focused on different industries working over the next year.Southeast Conference Executive Director Shelly Wright wasn't surprised by much on the list, least of all "spirit" topping it.Having worked with Southeast Alaskans...
Charting Southeast's economy through 2020

...budget cuts, we are turning to our most important resource; our people," Southeast Conference Executive Director Shelly Wright said. "The small businesses, tribes, native corporations, municipalities and community organizations are going...
Despite looming cut, changes to timber program debated grand or baby grand pianos."Regional economic development organization Southeast Conference Executive Director Shelly Wright also testified in support of the bill on behalf of the timber industry. A report published by the organization this...
State | Local | AK legislature
TMHS fall play focuses on bullying Laura Barnhill. The remaining cast play gossiping community members who chat about the odd girl in their midst. Shelly Wright has costumed the almost all-girl cast. Choreographer Janice Hurley has created moves to punctuate the important...
Page to stage JDHS set to present story of "Pride & Prejudice"

...Wilson and Halley Turman helped repaint and refurbish furniture for the play, and the entire cast helped with props. Shelly Wright designed and made most of the costumes, and Elle Campbell serves as the stage manager.Tickets are $15 for general...
More ferries for less ridership

...Juneau as well as within Southeast Conference. The group is split about 60-40 on the subject, Executive Director Shelly Wright said, with 60 percent of members against building the road. The organization was formed in the late 1950s specifically...
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