Tuck: Budget deal doesn't seem any closer

JUNEAU - House Minority Leader Chris Tuck says he doesn't believe lawmakers are any closer to a budget...notices are sent to state workers warning of possible layoffs.Tuck and House Speaker Mike Chenault have been talking in a bid to put...
Orange crush: Winner of Alaska pumpkin weigh-in enjoys art of growing giant gourds

KENAI - J.D. Megchelsen tucks in his giant pumpkin between 8:30 and 9 most evenings.Using a beige blanket, he covers the bulbous, pale mass to conserve...
Representative Tuck named to scholarship funding task force

...Mike Chenault named Representative Chris Tuck, an Anchorage Democrat, and four other...the education necessary for good jobs," Tuck said. "I want to help find real and trade school affordable." Tuck has served on the Anchorage School District's...
Snuggling up with 'I Would Tuck You In'

By the end of the new children's book "I Would Tuck You In," by locals Sarah Asper-Smith and Mitchell Watley, I really did want to snuggle my son like a brown bear or grow eight...
Alaska's high health care costs drive patients out of state

...weight had stabilized and she was told she needed to have some of her excess skin removed.In one procedure alone - a tummy tuck - Merrill saved more than $15,000 by flying to a plastic surgeon in Seattle, she said.Merrill lives in Anchorage now and...
House Minority advocates for more hours of public testimony

Reps. Sam Kito, D-Juneau, and Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, spoke on the House floor Monday about their perceived need for more flexibility when it comes to this week's...
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Arctic research vessel Sikuliaq prepares for final trials

...Earth.The 261-foot Sikuliaq (see-KOO'-lee-ak) next month will leave Seward, sail around the Aleutian Islands and tuck into sea ice in the Bering Sea. The voyage will be the final trial for its reinforced hull, propulsion system and array of...
A job with a view

...dream of flying began.The strongest relationship Kveum has, however, may be with the fleet of retrofitted Beaver planes he "tucks away at night" and admires for their simplicity and strength while carrying him in the sky. The same style of plane he sat...
House Dems talk Native voting, languages

...sponsored by House Minority Leader Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, aims to improve Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall downtown.Tuck and Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins, D-Sitka...correct Alaska's mediocre voter turnout, Tuck said. In the last election, average turnout...
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Photos: Legislative shoot

House minority leader Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, tracks a clay pigeon during the trap shooting part of the 17th annual Legislative Shoot at the Juneau Gun Club on Saturday.
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