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My Turn: Rural Governance Commission calls for a new state, tribal relationship

...this important program. The council started its program in 2007 as an independent agency and an alternative to the state system. The program includes case workers and a tribal court that issues child support and paternity orders. Besides helping...
Convicted killer says he has 3 more victims

...who has been dealing with Wade for 14 years. "I don't care if he serves his time in the federal system or in the state system. I want to make sure he's locked up in a cage."Wade, 34, was convicted of killing nurse Mindy Schloss and convicted...
My Turn: Keeping to schedule creates 'fast' ferries

...357 vehicles in March, 55.9 percent more than the state system carried the previous March. That traffic increase is...service because of reduced funds. At the same time, the state system is becoming more expensive to operate because of a lack...
Some state cases may go federal

...what kind of citizens we'll have then, after 10 years in a federal prison." Curtner would prefer to see a stronger state system with more drug rehabilitation programs. State and federal agencies already jointly review some cases and decide which...
Lawmakers introduce legislation for Whittier private prison

Two Anchorage lawmakers are sponsoring a bill calling for a 1,200-bed private prison to be built in Whittier. Republican Reps. Norm Rokeberg and Mike Hawker filed the bill Friday that also would add 450 beds to existing prisons in Fairbanks, Seward, Bethel and the Matanuska-Susitna Borough.
No evidence APOC rules are bad fit for Juneau

...Borough remain alongside Juneau as some of the more populous local governments in Alaska still participating in the state system. Those who support removing Juneau from the state's public official disclosure rules cite the intrusiveness of having...
Judge hearing Palin case recuses himself

...resident Andree McLeod is suing Palin to make sure government e-mails sent from her private account are archived in the state system and available for public records requests. Stowers also recused himself from McLeod's appeal of a state decision...
State ends up with leftover funds after fighting Y2K bug

...but we did avoid hiring a bunch of high-paid consultants.'' Some relatively minor Y2K problems have appeared in state systems since the first of the year. For instance, the electronic key cards that allow people to enter the state's data...
Game Board gives permission for Native village to pool bag limits

...keeping track of the hunters and how much game they kill. ``It recognizes an existing practice and brings it into the state system,'' said Wayne Regelin, director of the Division of Wildlife Conservation. While the idea is to allow rural communities...
State and local briefly

...delay completion of a final bill until at least mid-September. Businesses can pay state taxes by phone JUNEAU - A new state system allows businesses to pay taxes and fees with a touch-tone phone - provided there's money at the other end of the...


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