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Riverbend Elementary School gets new boss from Haines

...Saddler said the district is "really going to move toward the Skype side" as much as possible to cut down on extra travel costs. Three of five meetings have a Skype option, the consultants said.The board also discussed the salary of the new superintendent...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-09/riverbend-elementary-school-gets-new-bo
Local
Volunteers return from Philippine relief efforts

...around $2,000 from churches in Alaska, including the Filipino Bible Church. Some of the churches helped fund his travel costs."It was sad," Belen said. "They said the first three days after the typhoon reached, they all had no food...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-13/volunteers-return-philippine-relief-eff
State
Rural Alaska Honors Institute accepting applications

...Biology, Archaeology and Process Technology, Alaska Native Dance and Karate. There is no cost for selected students and travel costs are included. Applications are due by March 1. Information and links to the application are on the website http...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-01-12/rural-alaska-honors-institute-accep
Neighbors
Travel ban raises serious concerns about JSD

...that the ban was approved indicates to me that it all needs to be said again.Simply stated, middle school athletic travel costs the district nothing. There is no money savings by banning it. The money to fund these types of trips comes from the...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2013-10-01/travel-ban-raises-serious-concerns-ab
Letters
Juneau-Douglas, North Pole enter Southeast football conference

...cut of more than $500,000. Travel costs for a school can easily top $1...up there so that cuts into the travel costs. For the most part it is fine...goals as a conference is to share travel costs and make funds available so more...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-08-09/juneau-douglas-north-pole-enter-southe
Sports
Quorum shortfall shows deep rift in Alaska GOP

...Many who showed up Saturday traveled to Anchorage from across the state, spending money on plane tickets and other travel costs, Cutler said. Like others, he denounced Ruedrich's strategy of telling people outright not to come."That's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-06-10/quorum-shortfall-shows-deep-rift-alaska
State
Facing crippling health costs, Alaska looks for solutions

...employee chooses cheaper care outside Alaska. One way to expand usage of the cheaper care would be to provide other travel costs, such as housing and companion tickets that might provide and incentive to go south for care, Hultberg said. Department...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-07-08/facing-crippling-health-costs-alaska-lo
State
Local legislators concerned about health care cost containment

...treatment than they can get in Alaska. The state Department of Administration says even with the state picking up more travel costs there could be savings to be had. "How is sending people out of state for treatment going to solve the problem we...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-07-10/local-legislators-concerned-about-healt
Local
Juneau to host 2013 swim championships

...make the presentation. We know ASAA has concerns with travel costs but we will be working like crazy over the next year to get everyone's travel costs as reasonable as we can."Mertz' swimming daughters...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-12-14/juneau-host-2013-swim-championships
Sports
My Turn: Sports travel is important to student athletes and their future development

...always been addressed with good parent support and fundraising. Southeast Alaska coaches and parents know how overcome travel cost barriers. Travel for DHMS should be put back on the table for a transparent and open discussion. Parents, coaches...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-02-12/my-turn-sports-travel-important-stude
Opinion

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