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Police negotiator Andres Wells was doing all he could...was taken aback. In three years as a negotiator with the Kalamazoo, Michigan, when I went through the crisis negotiator school put on by the FBI, but it's...

...eastern Ukraine. Another four-member team has been held by eastern rebels since Monday.Wolfgang Ischinger, the OSCE's negotiator on national dialogue in Ukraine, told German broadcaster ZDF this week that the monitor mission might have to withdraw if...
Undone: Dog of a year in Congress whimpers to an end

...this fall.But there is no deal yet, and officials in both parties say Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, the chief Republican negotiator, is insisting that any eventual agreement push deficits lower than they would be if across-the-board cuts were left untouched...
President Obama's Munich

...It's more than just language. It is also about a political goal. Last May 24, Saeed Jalili, Iran's chief nuclear negotiator and leading presidential candidate said during a campaign event in Tehran: "(The goal of Iran and its allies is to) uproot...
Borough, union reach tentative contract

...that's one of the big costs for any organization whether it is public or private." Borough Chief of Staff and contract negotiator Paul Ostrander said health care and salary were the two biggest issues the borough and union discussed during the months of...
Former defense official says Bush wants missile system

...the Strategic Defense Initiative Organization under former President George Bush and as President Ronald Reagan's chief negotiator on defense and space talks. With that in mind, the head of the Alaska National Guard, Brig. Gen. Phil Oates, is preparing...
Gov. Tony Knowles names Ramseur as chief of staff

...As chief of staff, Ayers earned a reputation as a tough negotiator before the GOP-controlled Legislature and oversaw operations...Ayers was the consummate poker player. He was a great negotiator and dealmaker with the Legislature. If I have an area of...
Borough hires new General Services director

...Tioga County for the past five years. In that position he also worked in the capacity as a risk manager as well as the lead negotiator for bargaining units. "I'm very impressed with that gentleman.," he said. "He'll do an excellent job up here...
Letters to the Editor

...superintendent. I'm proud that I have served my local teachers association as its president, rights chair and as a past negotiator. I'm proud to have helped develop North Star Elementary's critical incident plan with Dr. Peterson, which later became...
Soldotna man charged with assault

...repeated orders to do so, and continued to pace in and out of the house with the shotgun pointed at his throat. The hostage negotiator was eventually able to convince Kirsch to lay down the gun. He was arrested and taken to Central Peninsula Hospital. After...


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