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Three defend Alaska's judicial selection process

When Alaska constitutional delegate Ralph Rivers spoke in 1956 on the duties of the Judicial Council...the Alaskan constitution and the intent of the constitutional delegates to keep courts detached from political party affiliations and...
Local boy to attend state capital summit

...discuss issues concerning each youth delegate's community.The release states that "in addition to the training, the youth delegates will bring their climate change campaign...who will be joined by 21 other youth delegates from across the state, said the opportunity...
Voices of Alaska: A 'fix' in search of a flaw

...more highly qualified ignores the council's responsibility to nominate only - in the words of one constitutional convention delegate - "the best available timber." Fourth, Sen. Kelly's implication that the Chief Justice should refrain from breaking...
Refuge Notebook: Thousands of feet on the ground are a challenge in Changbai Mountain, China

I had the honor of serving as one of six delegates representing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska Region, at the second annual Changbai Mountain International Ecological...
Flags lowered for constitutional convention delegate

...will be at half staff Thursday in honor of James Hurley, a delegate to the constitutional convention who died May 30 at his home...Rehabilitation Corporation. In 1955, Hurley was elected as a delegate to the Alaska Constitutional Convention. He served as vice...
Verbatim: Delegation takes trust, forgiveness

...for the leader. Many leaders do not delegate because of the time and effort it takes...recognized that it is more work for her to delegate chores and then oversee them and provide...organizing important paperwork. I didn't delegate challenging assignments because I feared...
Tribes work to create sex-offender registries

...566 federally recognized tribes, 214 are eligible to implement the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act of 2006 or delegate that authority to a state. The rest of the tribes in Alaska, California, Minnesota, Nebraska, Oregon and Wisconsin are...
Rich Lowry: Tide creeping toward GOP

...Kentucky's Constitution and the sanctity of the ballot box, she couldn't possibly say whether she voted for the man she was a delegate for at the 2012 Democratic Convention. In her own mind, Grimes is the Rosa Parks of the secret ballot.In 2012, Akin's...
This year is a big one

...working the dream, and don't underestimate the importance of getting started. Surround yourself with talent, lead but delegate if you must, and don't catch yourself slacking. Remember that you can't know everything, so always be open to learning...
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Oilers name new head coach operations committee has now that there is no full-time general manager."I've got a good, strong committee I can delegate a lot of duties to," Baxter said. "It can work."Again, it's not ideal for the situation, but until we can get our...


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