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BLM OKs drilling permit in petroleum reserve

...Reserve-Alaska is the largest single block of federally managed land in the United States.Lindsey Hajduk, Alaska program director for the Conservation Lands Foundation, called the reserve "our nation's largest, intact wild area, which supports...
Clinic answers elder law questions

...need as they age during an elder law clinic on Tuesday at the Soldotna Public Library.Greg Peters, an elder law program director for Alaska Legal Services, travels all over the state to give presentations to Alaska's aging population. For...
Shell move dims oil prospects, delights environmentalists

...the oil price rises again and the well becomes economic, then it can try again."But Miyoko Sakashita, oceans program director for the Center for Biological Diversity, urged Shell not to make another attempt."Polar bears, Alaska's Arctic...
Teachers learn to make the outdoors their classroom

...the power of the scenery to engage not just teachers, but also students.Stacy Moore, the ecological education program director with the institute, said that the workshop's goal was to give teachers confidence to teach lessons that involve...
School district report tracks student obesity

...overweight or obese, she said. The BMI structure serves a purpose, said Karol Fink, Obesity Prevention and Control program director for the Alaska Division of Public Health's Section of Chronic Disease and Prevention. The goal with BMI is to...
School district budget cycle has begun

...budget process four months early for the 2016-2017 school year. Assistant Superintendent Dave Jones is asking program directors to begin reviewing department expenditures and potential internal cuts.The concern is how those reductions may...
Juneau APOC office skeletal after cuts

...begins, the current part-time assistant will become the one full-time employee in the office, said Juneau APOC program director Joan Mize, one of the workers whose job was eliminated.Mize had followed APOC's budgetary ups and downs the...
Alaska Business week invites students thanks to the Alaska Business Week program sponsored by the Alaska Chamber of Commerce. Nichole Schuh is the program director and addressed a joint Chamber of Commerce meeting in Soldotna recently to promote the program. This year the program...
Dispatch investment, seemed natural because the organizations "have such similar goals."TNC's Southeast Alaska Program Director Norman Cohen echoed the sentiment."Our goal was to provide capital in the region for economic development purposes...
Business news

...Chambers of Commerce will meet at noon today at Froso's Restaurant in Soldotna. Nicole Schuh, Alaska Business Week Program Director with the Alaska State Chamber will discuss Alaska Business Week. RSVP to 262-9814. Alaska LNG Project open house...


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