Empire Editorial: We wish you were here, Mr. President

...any other place he visited in Alaska. Even Richard Nixon stopped by, though that was in 1958, when he was still vice president.You won't have to worry about closing down roads for security - we don't have that many to shut down - and accommodations...
Michael Burns

...election 112,000 to 98,000. Mike worked for First Midwest Bancorp of Illinois, 1973 - 1985, and became Senior Vice President of Corporate Banking. In 1984, he received a telephone call from Alaska Pacific Bank, which offered him a job in...
My Turn: Sullivan: President must experience 'real' Alaska through its people

...When I was the Alaska Attorney General, I met with Vice President Joe Biden about our Choose Respect initiative to combat...tackle ourselves. Still, I was heartened by the Vice President's response when I met with him. "Whatever we can...
State's only working coal mine grapples with waning exports

ANCHORAGE - The state's only working coal mine is facing waning exports and production.Usibelli vice president of external affairs Lorali Simon said no coal is expected to ship at all this year to Chile or South Korea, two of the company's...
For Clinton, Biden, a long, tangled friendship

...should consider replacing the vice president with Clinton, who was then secretary...Obama remains a sore point for the vice president, said several of his aides...for him. We should all let the vice president be with his family and make whatever...
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Juneau resident earns Safeco Award of Excellence

...Cathy Hoaks' ninth straight award; she is the corporate manager of personal insurance in Anchorage. It's Regional Vice President Cheryl Streib's first award. "About 1 percent of all Safeco agencies have an Award of Excellence designation...
Social Security at 80: Overhaul time?

...retirement."This is a program that's been immensely popular since it began," said Nancy LeaMond, executive vice president of AARP. "Increasingly, people recognize that saving for retirement is becoming harder and harder, and Social...
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Floyd Dryden student represents Alaska in National Geographic Bee

...150511-alaska-nat-geo-beeBen enjoyed his time in D.C., getting to see the making of the show National Geographic Bee, visiting Vice President Joe Biden's house and meeting his wife, Jill Biden, spending half an hour talking with Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska...
Alaska raises concerns over possible mine activity in Canada

...the state."We need some vision, and the vision needs to include values," said Frederick Olsen Jr., tribal vice president with the Organized Village of Kasaan. "We need to establish amongst ourselves, Alaskans and British Columbians...
Murkowski: Take roadless rule to Supreme Court

...emails and the Benghazi hangover and the foundation stuff, and she's trying to shake all this."With rumors that Vice President Joe Biden is considering a run and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders - "the wild-haired socialist," she called him...
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