Francis Jones

...He started working as a teacher before becoming a principal and then a superintendent. Clark retired as the Alaska State Director of Adult Basic and Continuing Education. In his free time Clark enjoyed snow skiing, traveling to Sturgis for the...
Meetings with Chinese leader bring agreement

...greenhouse gases, so improving cooperation and collaboration is really a necessity," said Brian Young, Washington state director of economic development for the clean technology sector. "Second, it's a huge business opportunity. Both sides...
Nation and World
USDA announces farm bill funding program

...2014 Farm Bill."USDA is duty-bound to providing broadband to rural areas," said Jim Nordlund, the USDA Alaska state director. "Broadband is as vital as electricity was 80 years ago. Since 2009, USDA investments have delivered broadband...
My Turn: Medicaid is overburdened with fraud

...rendered?The recovery for Medicaid fraud is costly and has a poor track record. In reading an affidavit signed by the state director of the Medicaid program in February, we were shocked to learn the state is still owed more than $104 million for...
Groups want hunting season suspended for rare wolves

...agreed in September to decide by late 2015 whether the wolves warrant endangered species protection.Bruce Dale, state director of wildlife conservation, was not immediately available for comment.The groups seeking the hunting and trapping...
Lunch and Learn events at state Capitol raise questions

...resource-related topics. Over the years, he said, they have proliferated and veered toward advocacy.Jeremy Price, state director for Americans for Prosperity-Alaska, said the speaker at last week's Medicaid expansion Lunch and Learn, a senior...
Former mine manager convicted of Clean Water Act violations a $10,000 fine. The recommended sentence includes the possibility of prison time.Bureau of Land Management state director Bud Cribley in a statement said the agency supports responsible development at the mine."We are working closely...
Hydaburg resident, tribal leader wins environmental award

...the Hydaburg Cooperative Association have become a model for tribes across Alaska," says Rand Hagenstein, Alaska state director of The Nature Conservancy, in the release.As an award recipient, Christianson will serve a one-year term as...
AARP is accepting nominations for community service award

...Alaskans who are using what they've learned in life to make a difference in the lives around them," AARP Alaska State Director Ken Osterkamp said.AARP Alaska Andrus Award for Community Service nominees must meet the following eligibility requirements...
Volunteers in Service to ? Alaska

...working on those programs and see what I can do in my time here."VISTA has 53 host sites in Alaska, said Alaska State Director Kirsten Franklin-Temple, with just over half in areas with a population of less than 10,000."The ideal is...


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