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Welcoming literary citizens: An interview with 49 Writers' new director

For Erin Coughlin Hollowell, the poet who in early July became executive director of Alaska's largest writing group, 49 Writers, part of being a writer is being a good literary citizen, and part of being a good literary...
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Bulldog reporter Tkacz dies at 61

...higher you can say about a reporter." Former State Sen. Kim Elton, who also served as a newspaper editor, executive director of Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute and most recently with the Department of the Interior, had a number of experiences...
Debate over Prop. 2 enters final days

...Decriminalization is a far cry from promoting and encouraging use." Soldotna resident Kalie Klaysmat, executive director of Alaska Association Chiefs of Police, (AACOP) said one of her major concerns is the potential increase of stoned...
Tobacco tax would hurt economy

...Administration are considering tobacco tax increases to finance more government spending. As immediate past Executive Director of Alaska Restaurant & Retail Association I believe our leaders in Washington should find better ways to fund programs...
State tries to boost turnover in public housing

...5 percent, but they'll also now be responsible for paying their own utilities.Bryan Butcher, chief executive director of Alaska Housing, said that in 2003 the average family stayed in public housing for three years. Now, it's about...
Assembly keeps 2011 salmon habitat law on the books

...and they are now gone." Respecting that landowners are concerned about personal rights, Arni Thompson, executive director of Alaska Salmon Alliance encouraged all to step back and actually read Ordinance 2013-18, which revises the current...
Alaska needs to get out from under AGIA

Last week Dan Fauske, Executive Director of Alaska Housing Finance Corporation, released the long-awaited report on the in-state bullet line. The Legislature and Mr. Fauske's...
Mine risks forum slated

...Also scheduled to address forum audiences is Pamela Miller, a former Greenpeace biologist and founder and executive director of Alaska Community Action on Toxics. She has worked for a quarter century in marine research, education and environmental...
Halibut charter, bycatch issues get more time

...shareholders, management measures at low levels of abundance and a need for economic analysis. Linda Behnken, executive director of Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association, said NMFS could have resolved the issues that it sent back to the council...
Business Briefs

...Excellence Award from the Construction Education Foundation and Alaska Construction Academies. Mike Andrews, Executive Director of Alaska Works Partnership, was on hand at the Alaska State Home Building Association Awards Banquet in Juneau to present...


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