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Winners, losers from Legislative session

ANCHORAGE - The state of Alaska avoided a partial shutdown of state government when both chambers of the Legislature passed a compromise budget. If Gov.
My Turn: SB 21 raiding Alaska's savings

...loss credit on the failed rig on the Liberty field will cost the state $450 million, or almost half the University of Alaska statewide budget. Alaska has stopped investing in schools to build public works projects on the North Slope that benefit...
UA spews P.R.

The University of Alaska Statewide administration's lavishly funded P.R. machine has spewed much biased information about 14-month-old contract negotiations...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

``Joe Beedle has a wealth of experience that will serve the university well,'' Hamilton said in a news release. ``He's also a graduate of UAF, has been an adjunct faculty member, serves on the Board of Trustees of the University Foundation and is active in alumni affairs.
Beedle takes university post

Joe Beedle, former president and CEO of Goldbelt, has been named vice president for finance at the University of Alaska statewide system.
Future for UAS never looked brighter

If you haven't visited the Auke Lake campus of UAS recently, you will be impressed by the transformation taking place. The wrapping has come off the magnificent new classroom wing added to the Egan Library. The first phase of this $8 million project, designed by Jensen Yorba Lott Inc. of Juneau, is nearly complete.
A new book for Alaska bird watchers

Alaska has become a prime destination for birders. From the icy waters of the Arctic Ocean to the far-flung islands of the Bering Sea, from Attu Island at the westernmost end of the Aleutian Islands to Hyder, the most easterly town in Southeast, birders can be found scouring the state looking for new birds to add to their lists.
State pushing to prepare workers for gas line jobs

ANCHORAGE - When a North Slope natural gas pipeline is built, Alaska wants state workers on the job instead of too many nonresidents.
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Hundreds decide on early-outs 1/25/98

...advantage of the opportunity to clean their desks out up to three years before regular retirement are with the University of Alaska statewide system - 149 retirees; followed by employees at the Departments of Corrections - 65 retirees; Health and...


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