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Gillis resignation was over board appointment

...was final, it was Bobbi Quintavell," said Gillis. She said that after a lull in appointment discussions, Walker Chief of Staff Jim Whitaker confirmed to her that the appointment had been made.Gillis said she requested a meeting with Walker...
Gillis resigns days before Board of Fisheries nominee due

...breaking news story that will be updated periodically. A previous version of this story listed Marcia Davis as the Chief of Staff for Gov. Bill Walker, she is the director of Walker's Anchorage office. ANCHORAGE-Gov. Bill Walker's Boards...
State releases over 4,000 email pages in National Guard case

...leadership. Media organizations including The Associated Press sought the emails that touched the inbox of former Parnell Chief of Staff Mike Nizich from 2009-2014. Included in the emails was an open letter to the Alaska Legislature in March 2012...
"Scannin" Salmon App!" Wins 25th Anniversary Caring for the Kenai Competition

...their ideas will receive a camo knit mountain hat. This year's oral presentation judges included Paul Ostrander, Chief of Staff for Borough Mayor Mike Navarre, KPBSD Supt. Sean Dusek, Cameron Hunt, Tesoro plant manager, Melanie Hollon, Alaska...
Cal Thomas: The 'new' Hillary Clinton

...scandal. In his 2006 book, "Hillary's Pursuit of Power," Jerry Zeifman, a lifelong Democrat and a counsel and chief of staff of the House Judiciary Committee, who supervised Clinton on the Watergate investigation, wrote that the then-27-year-old...
Was sacrifice of Ramadi dead in vain?

...greater threat to military effectiveness and unit cohesion. At a Pentagon news conference, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey, said that the capital of Anbar province in Iraq, Ramadi, is not central to the U.S...
Delays at Alaska VA facilities are shorter than US average

...appointments involved delays of more than 30 days. The national data spans August through February.Cynthia Joe, chief of staff for the Alaska Veterans Affairs Health Care System, said the VA has agreements with community health providers across...
Board of Fisheries nominee withdraws name

...Associated Press seeking confirmation.Katie Marquette, a spokeswoman for the governor, said Maw gave a letter to chief of staff Jim Whitaker on Friday.Maw has fished commercially in Cook Inlet and is the former director of the United Cook Inlet...
Borough urges caution for K-beach flooded homes

...drainage, he said. "You won't find anywhere else in the borough where that type of development has occurred," Chief of Staff Paul Ostrander said. "It just doesn't exist." The 'Geographic Information' page located on the borough's...
Obama proposes wilderness designation for ANWR

...certain areas of the offshore Arctic. Murkowski said she spoke with Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Jewell's chief of staff in the last few days. Interior Department spokeswoman Jessica Kershaw, responding by email Sunday, did not offer...


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