New, but in for the long haul at Bartlett Juneau as a positive "upward spiral." The last position he held as a healthcare CFO was in Guam, where the American territory's hospital was facing a $1.9 million deficit when he arrived."When I had a press release to disclose it, I had three...
Alaska Science Forum: Twenty weeks through the heart of Alaska

...remarkable fact that a region under a civilized government for more than a century should remain so completely unknown as the vast territory drained by the Copper, Tanana and Koyukuk Rivers."So wrote Henry Allen in a government report on his muscle-powered...
My Turn: Embrace challenges, rewards of being an Arctic nation

...the United States will assume the chair of the Arctic Council, the intergovernmental forum among the eight nations with territory inside the Arctic Circle and that includes active participation of the Arctic indigenous groups, with "observer nations...
Smoother marketplace rollout expected

...on how to make it work better, he said. Enroll Alaska is a division of Northrim Benefits Group.One bit of unchartered territory with the new open enrollment period that starts on Saturday will be the renewal process, Weinstein said. People who bought...
Assembly silent on pot shops

...Maria Gladziszewski agreed that the group should wait to act until the state nails down its regulatory process."This is new territory for everyone, we must proceed with the best available information, and the state needs to develop the regulatory framework...
Seahawks facing 3-game deficit in NFC West

...all added up to a winning recipe.But twice Seattle failed on fourth-down attempts in the fourth quarter in Kansas City territory. The first, on fourth-and-goal at the 2, was the most damaging when Russell Wilson threw incomplete for Doug Baldwin...
Retirement is fertile artistic ground for local couple

...separate floors from their home in the highlands, and said they don't attempt to cross over into each other's creative territory."He is reluctant to try poetry and I'm very reluctant to try calligraphy," Isto said. "My handwriting is not as bad...
On the Trails: Hunting success

...In contrast, wolf hunts are typically widely spaced, often many miles apart, as each wolf pack ranges over its large territory. Wolves hunting deer in winter are recorded to be successful on fewer than 20 percent of their hunts, although occasionally...
Alaska North Slope lease sale takes in $54.5M secured a fairly significant fairway," he said.A second Division of Oil and Gas sale for state offshore Beaufort Sea territory garnered $5 million in high bids.A federal lease sale attracted $658,978.20 for seven tracts in the National Petroleum...
Reviewing all the options, old and new

...seriously considered again.In the 1950s, effort was diluted by the fact that several agencies had roadbuilding authority in the territory of Alaska, and all competed for funding.After statehood, a west-side Lynn Canal highway gained the state's attention...


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