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School district predicts enrollment growth

...State of Alaska is cross-checking enrollment numbers from the school district's 20-day count, said school district spokeswomen Pegge Erkeneff. The process likely will be finished by the end of February, she said. Reach Kelly Sullivan at kelly...
Troopers investigate tasing

...2007. The officers may use them "in accordance with their training and the specifics of the situation," said troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters. Former Gov. Sean Parnell signed a bill last year that will allow village public safety officers to carry...
Obama proposes wilderness designation for ANWR

...said she spoke with Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Jewell's chief of staff in the last few days. Interior Department spokeswoman Jessica Kershaw, responding by email Sunday, did not offer details, but she said a proposed five-year offshore drilling...
Superintendent search underway

...Friday, and will close Feb. 16. The school district will be making the first announcement today, said school district spokeswoman Pegge Erkeneff. "The Board of Education is responsible for hiring the superintendent, and human resources is responsible...
Chenault questions the process for Fish and Game finalists

...advanced by the boards of fisheries and game. However, the governor has the right to request additional nominations.Walker spokeswoman Grace Jang said Walker plans to talk to the boards before deciding whether to request additional names.The appointment...
Special investigator will look into Guard allegations

...complaints within the Alaska National Guard, Department of Law spokeswoman Cori Mills said Monday.Attorney General Craig good standing with the Alaska Bar, said Grace Jang, a spokeswoman for Gov. Bill Walker.Jang did not have a set timeline...
Walker administration removes transportation commissioner

...resignation Monday following Kemp's defense of his department's pursuit of the Juneau access road, a Walker spokeswoman said Monday.Spokeswoman Grace Jang said Walker insists on having commissioners aligned with his decisions and policies.Kemp...
School district sees decrease in fund balance use

...million less of the fund balance than projected for the 2015 fiscal year. This is good news for the school district, said spokeswoman Pegge Erkeneff. "The fund balance we don't use this year will be available for use in subsequent fiscal years," Erkeneff...

...The dispute also caused several days of French fry rationing in Japan last month. But Sonia Ruseler, an Argentina-based spokeswoman for Arcos Dorados, which runs McDonald's restaurants in Latin America, declined to say Tuesday why other countries in...
4 Nikiski staff members put on administrative leave

...after receiving complaints about a school-wide assembly that was held right before winter break, said school district spokeswoman Pegge Erkeneff. The investigation is being conducted through the school district's Human Resources Department, Erkeneff...


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