Letter: Invest in the future by reading to your kids

...should form the basis of Alaska's education policies and spending. When I served on the Ready to Read, Ready to Learn task force, chaired by First Lady Nancy Murkowski, we learned that nearly half of the children who enter school are unprepared...
US: Better campus stats needed on dating violence

...universities face as they seek to comply with the law.The announcement comes nearly two months after a White House task force reported that 1 in 5 female college students is a victim of sexual assault and recommended actions that colleges and...
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Cops and Courts Round-Up

...worked with the Alaska Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force to search Hayward's computer and electronic devices...pornography after the Alaska Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force located a computer downloading and sharing the illegal...
Alleged molester nabbed in Ketchikan

...of a minor and 10 counts of possessing child pornography.JPD worked with the Alaska Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, a statewide agency that targets sexual predators exploiting children online, to search Hayward's electronic devices...
Officials target mid-2015 for workers' comp changes

...continue in its new, more active role, Monagle said.The from 2005 to 2009 the review committee worked with a legislative task force on workers' compensation on ideas of changing the medical fee structure but ultimately no change was made. The current...
Sitka officer retires after 27 years

...driver, he was rehired by Chief Bob Gorder as a detective in connection with the Southeast Alaska Cities Against Drugs task force. In 2005, Chief Schmitt promoted him to lieutenant, a position he has held ever since. Only multi-service officer...
Seasonal workers double Healy's population

...would include bicycle and walking trails, he said.A plan like that requires funding. He is considering developing a task force to address the issue."It's gonna be a challenging summer," he said. "We all have to keep our heads."An agency...
Child abuse in Alaska: Knowing the signs and the steps

...legislation, state Children's Trust funds, more accessible resources, public service announcements, conferences and task forces."Mark Gnadt, press secretary for the House Democratic Caucus, said Erin's Law, sponsored by Rep. Geran Tarr...
Bigger boats allowed on Auke Lake

...thing to enforce to ensure safety on the lake.Parks and Recreation Superintendent George Schaaf said the Auke Lake Task Force settled on a 16-foot boat length limit in the 1990s.Resident Neil Atkinson addressed the Assembly against restricting...
Report finds no laws broken in mine investigation

...authorities in eastern Alaska found no evidence that investigators broke any laws.In the report, attorney Brent Cole said task force members - including nine federal agents or investigators and one officer with the state Department of Environmental Conservation...
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