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My Turn: One year after disaster, mining threats remain will follow, with traditional songs from tribal members and words from guest speakers, including Iskut First Nation spokesperson Oscar Dennis and Mining Team Coordinator Jacinda Mack of Williams Lake, B.C. The Wrangell Cooperative Association welcomes...
Kenai groups prepare for potential workplace violence

...just physical security," Hunt said. "If this woman doesn't receive support she might not come back."School district spokesperson Pegge Erkeneff and Assistant Superintendent Dave Jones attended the event Thursday. The two participated in roundtable discussions...
An ocean of change: Warm gulf leads to unusual happenings, worried scientists Little Port Walter, but this is the first time in recent memory it has been there in such high numbers," wrote NOAA spokesperson Julie Speegle in an email.In the 1997-1998 El Nino cycle, Orsi said he and other scientists observed blue sharks and...
Grand opening of Walter Soboleff Building kicks off Friday

...Heritage Institute and Sealaska; ceremonial spokespersons and community leaders; a spokesperson for the Soboleff family; a spokesperson...begin with opening comments from ceremonial spokespersons, a ceremony to thank and feed the spirit...
Day after SCOTUS ruling, longtime Juneau partners wed

...brings finality to this issue that has divided Alaskans," he said.A spokesperson for the governor said he was traveling and not available for further comment.A spokesperson for the Alaska Department of Law said the attorney general plans to...
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Spike in number of female prisoners

...The state has responded to the influx of woman prisoners by adding beds to the Anchorage Correctional Complex, said DOC spokesperson Sherrie Daigle. At Hiland Mountain Correctional Complex, the state's only facility dedicated to women-only housing...
My Turn: Warning: Smoking fossil fuels are hazardous to our grandchildren He had smoked for more than 40 years but hasn't had a cigarette since that fateful morning. Today Patterson is a spokesperson for the Center for Disease Control. You may have heard him in a CDC radio ad where he calls himself Ghost Walker, a term...
Card Street Fire spreads in Sterling

...area. The decision was based on safety factors for firefighters battling the fire, according to a press release from HEA spokesperson Joe Gallagher.The state Division of Forestry, Nikiski Fire Department, Central Peninsula Emergency Services, the U...
Coast Guard cutter forced into retirement

...ship to Baltimore and then return to Homer to operate Sapelo, said Petty Officer 3rd Class Meredith Manning, a Coast Guard spokesperson in Anchorage. She did not know the exact date when Sapelo would arrive at its new homeport."We're glad to hear there's...
Local chef to represent Alaska in national cook-off

...taking place."But while Schooler was oblivious, the governor and his staff were paying close attention. Grace Jang, a spokesperson for Gov. Bill Walker, said the "governor and his staff herald the Rookery and the Taqueria as among the best places to...


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