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Public speaks on marijuana cultivation ordinance door," Derleth said. "Marijuana is not a hallucinogen. It's a mild mood alterant." Leif Abel, Kenai regional director of Coalition for Responsible Cannabis Legislation, recommended the assembly follow the examples made by the Fairbanks...
Spokesman: 5 immigrant children sent to Alaska

...Leighow is a spokeswoman for Gov. Sean Parnell. She said a Parnell aide spoke with Susan Johnson, the department's regional director. Leighow said Johnson would not provide the state with details such as the communities in which the children were...
Non-profits seek funding to continue providing community resources

...running CARTS there. The draft budget allocates $105,000 for the Small Business Development Center. Bryan Zak, regional director for Southwest Alaska SBDC, said the organization is continuing to grow and said a three-year funding schedule...
Glitches possible with health overhaul rollout

...mind of getting health insurance" because of past health problems will now have access, said Susan Johnson, a regional director with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The message, she said, is "the door is open, and it's...
Young entrepreneur gets proper start at business

...his grownup competition by a about $1.75 per unit and bring an ice cream treat down to $2. Zak, the southwest regional director of the Alaska Small Business Development Center, said Rohan visited to talk about his business ideas and get feedback...
News overloads, Alaska on hold

...those who select plans by mid-December. Most people will be required to have insurance in 2014.Susan Johnson, a regional director for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, on Tuesday urged reporters not to "diminish this moment...
New management plan for NPR-A

...special areas in the reserve from 8.3 million acres to 13.35 million acres.Nicole Whittington-Evans, Alaska regional director for The Wilderness Society, said Peard Bay is important for its wetlands and waterfowl habitat. The entire coast...
EPA to issue Pebble report this year

...Agency plans to issue a final report this year on the impacts of large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay region, regional director Dennis McLerran said.McLerran spoke Tuesday to the Alaska Forum on the Environment in Anchorage. In his prepared...
Wilderness Society names new regional director

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- The Wilderness Society has named a new Alaska regional director. Eleanor Huffines will oversee the organization's work, said William Meadows, president of the society. The Wilderness Society...
Knowles chief of staff leaving state government

...resign effective Jan. 4 to become the North Pacific regional director for Oceana, a non-profit ocean conservation group...delighted and honored to have Jim join us as our first regional director,'' Roady said. Knowles called his chief of staff...


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