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My Turn: National Guard reform is on the way

...Guard veteran who spoke out against some of the National Guard abuses that came to light in the fall. He will be a strong advocate for integrity and Guard members know they can trust him to stand up for the honor of the Guard, which was sullied...
My Turn: Gratitude

...local college students coming home to Juneau to work summer jobs in tourism.Importantly to us, Sean Parnell was a strong advocate of Juneau as Alaska's capital and supported efforts to improve our capital city's access as well as its infrastructure...
Empire Editorial: Picks for State House, Senate seats are ...

...downtown house seat also must be able to represent thousands of constituents in other communities - they deserve a strong advocate as well. Kito is suited to address the needs of Juneau and the other Southeast communities within his district.
Empire Editorial: Begich did more than enough to keep his seat

...knows Alaska best and is most capable of advocating for our state, our answer is Sen. Mark Begich. Alaska needs a strong advocate regardless of who is president, and we've had that for six years with Mark Begich. If we send Begich back to Washington...
Letter: Done trying to figure out Dan Sullivan

...supports access to birth control with no co-pay and voted to overturn the Hobby Lobby decision. Moreover, he is a strong advocate for the Violence Against Women Act. Begich respects the daily lives of Alaska women and knows politicians shouldn't...
Juneau Rotary names Wayne Jensen Rotarian of the Year with Service Above Self award

...Rotary picnic kiosk at Auke Bay, the greenhouse at Lemon Creek Correctional Facility, and several others. He is a strong advocate for Juneau's youth, serving as a mentor to architectural interns at his firm, as well as volunteering his time...
Bills with SE impact clear Legislature Friday

...advocate and former deputy mayor of Juneau who died last year, in backing the bill."Juneau's David Stone was a strong advocate for Alaska's full membership in the Mining Compact Commission," said Munoz in the statement. "He recognized...
Kerttula accepts Stanford fellowship

...Republican-Democrat; she's a kind and thoughtful woman that set a good example for her fellow legislators. She's been a strong advocate for the Capital, her legislation and her causes. She will be missed. Her family has contributed much to our state...
State | Local
Garot plans party to launch new Bereman theater scholarship

...just theater kids but kids in general, and really wanted to help them out," Garot said.Garot herself is also a strong advocate for local youth. At the beginning of the school year, the former Thunder Mountain High School drama and English...
Twitchell named one of five Connie Boochever Fellows for 2013

...Council, and later founded Juneau's Community Theater and the Juneau Arts and Humanities Forum. She was also a strong advocate for the Percent for Art program in Alaska, mandating a percent for art in public buildings. The Connie Boochever...


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