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Ketchikan: Governor Appoints Ketchikan Resident Marty Pihl to Pension Investment Board - Alaska Governor Frank Murkowski has appointed Martin (Marty) Pihl to a four-year term on the Pension Investment Board, which oversees approximately $17 billion in investments of the state's pension funds, such as the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) and the Teachers Retirement System (TRS). - Read more...
Tuesday - September 30, 2003 - 12:05 am

SE Alaska: Craig Ranger selected as National Tribal Relations director - A long-time Forest Service employee and native of Alaska is leaving remote island life to toil "inside the beltway."

Dale Kanen, Craig District Ranger, has accepted the director position for the Office of Tribal Relations in the National Forest Service's Washington D.C. office. In his new position, Kanen will oversee the Forest Service's national tribal relations program. - Read more...
Tuesday - September 30, 2003 - 12:05 am

Alaska: $14.5 Million Released for Alaska Native Education Programs - The Department of Education has informed Senator Ted Stevens that several Alaskan groups and schools will benefit from $14.5 million he secured to implement the Alaska Native Education Equity Act according to a news release. The funding was part of the Fiscal Year 2003 Labor and Health and Human Services Appropriations bill, which also funds the Department of Education. - Read more...
Tuesday - September 30, 2003 - 12:05 am

Alaska: State Awards 3 Exploration Licenses in Susitna Valley - Governor Frank Murkowski announced Monday that following completion of the public comment period and evaluation of input received, the state has awarded three exploration licenses in the Susitna Valley ­ two to Forest Oil Corporation and one to Clearflame Resources LLC, of Denver, Colorado. All three licenses are located west of the Parks Highway. Forest Oil's two licenses cover 857,681 acres and require a total work commitment of $5.52 million. Clearflame's license covers 475,584 acres and requires a work commitment of $2.5 million. All three licenses have a primary term of seven years. - Read more...
Tuesday - September 30, 2003 - 12:05 am

Ketchikan: Juneau access, bridge at Ketchikan lead list - The state Department of Transportation laid out plans for dozens of new roads in Southeast Alaska Sept. 16, putting the Juneau Access project among its top projects. - Read more...
Alaska Journal of Commerce - Monday - September 29, 2003 - posted 9:45 pm



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