Monthly Archives: November 2009

Getting Ready for Winter

As people in Western Alaska prepare for winter, one Alaskan has taken on a small goal – get help for one small community. So far, it’s working in Nunam Iqua … thanks to the internet.

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Tammie Wilson Appointed to House Seat

Tammie Wilson today (Tuesday) was named  to replace John Coghill in the state House District Eleven seat.  Coghill resigned earlier this month to fill a vacancy in the Senate. Continue reading

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Legislators Hear About Performance Scholarship

Legislators today (Tuesday) began looking at the merit-based scholarship program proposed by Governor Parnell last month. Continue reading

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Stimulus Money to Communities

Eighty-seven communities in Alaska will get a budget boost from the federal government within the next week as the state mails out about fourteen million dollars in grants from the Government Services Fund.

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Federal Gasline Coordinator Steps Down

Federal gas pipeline coordinator Drue Pearce resigned her position this morning at the request of the White House. Continue reading

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Neal Foster: Minority Democrat

House Democrats yesterday (Sunday) confirmed the appointment of Neal Foster of Nome to take the place of his father, Richard, who died in office last month. Continue reading

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Pioneer Homes: Give Vets Their Medicine

The Pioneer Homes administrators and nurses have found a way to let veterans who reside at the state-owned assisted living facilities receive the free medicine to which they have a right.  Continue reading

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