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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...
Legislators share thoughts on session

...negotiations between the Republican majority, to which all three delegates belong, and the Democratic house minority over funding for...for an expansion of Medicaid, another demand that the three delegates said could not be met under current financial constraints...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Kenai makes small steps on bluff erosion project

...need for action against bluff erosion, they asked for the delegates' support in allowing the city to pay forward the federal...process of securing funds. Navarre said that the congressional delegates were supportive of the idea. "Senator Begich actually made...
Young to take lead on Magnuson-Stevens reauthorization

...all fishing in federal Alaska waters.The proposal has seen mixed approval so far, as the council currently has six Alaska delegates out of 11 voting seats. Non-Alaska seats might resent one more Alaskan vote on the council.DJ Summers can be reached...


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