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Before the snow flies, spend some time on avalanche safety items with them, but should also know how to use them.Online resources provide a good place to start. The Alaska Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation webpage at has avalanche safety tips. The Alaska...
Meet the woman in charge of Alaska's elections

On the third floor of the court plaza building is Josephine Bahnke's boat. For the new head of the Alaska Division of Elections, it's one of the few touches of her Nome home in her office. "This was one of my going-away presents in Nome...
League of Women Voters adopts new election policy

...said. However, a number of the league's new positions have not been adopted legally. According to the State of Alaska Division of Elections, convicted felons are not allowed to vote until their rights have been restored. Menzi said to more...
Still searching for health care solutions

...about long waits and a lack of communication, properly-trained employees and accountability.On Thursday, the Alaska Division of Insurance approved average rate increases of nearly 40 percent for the two companies, Premera Blue Cross Blue...
School district report tracks student obesity

...said. The BMI structure serves a purpose, said Karol Fink, Obesity Prevention and Control program director for the Alaska Division of Public Health's Section of Chronic Disease and Prevention. The goal with BMI is to look at a larger population...
Fire disaster assistance deadline approaching

...18. Even families who have not lost a primary home or vehicle are encouraged to apply, said Jeremy Zidek of the Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. "...Whenever there's a fire, sometimes people will have minor...
Card Street repair on hold for safety hazards

...some are being delayed due to unsafe conditions. Suppression Foreman Patrick Quiner at the Soldotna Office of the Alaska Division of Forestry said local firefighters have been working their way through the repair plan put together by the Kenai...
New director chosen for Alaska Division of Elections

JUNEAU - Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott has chosen a new director for Alaska's Division of Elections. Mallott asked for and accepted the resignation of Gail Fenumiai on Friday, said Claire Richardson, a special staff assistant to Mallott.
Borough to be reimbursed for fire expenditures

...Alaska and agreements with the Alaska Division of Forestry.Emergency Management...Walden met with members of the Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency...being called upon to help by the Alaska Division of Forestry, and an estimated...
Farmers, state agencies keep eye on local flocks

...a Division of Environmental Health release in the Alaska Division of Agriculture's June newsletter. So far nearly...when looking for resources on safe practices. The Alaska Division of Environmental Health Office of the State Veterinarian...


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