Author: Daniel Fox

Borough Briefs: March 10

This issue, the Borough Assembly heard from the Traditional Council about the renaming of Nahku Bay, discussed a solution to the Dahl clinic’s federal funding issue and selected a firm to design a senior center concept.

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Classifieds March 10

Jobs-Opportunities Alaska Excursions is now hiring for summer 2017!  Our season will run from about April 25th to September 28th.  We have open positions including Maintenance, CDL Driver, Unimog Operator, Office/Dock Rep and Retail Sales Staff.  For more information visit our website, http://www.alaskax.com/employment or give our office a call at 907-983-4444. http://www.alaskax.com/employement (3cb) Jobs-Opportunities Alaska Excursions is looking to add an EXECUTIVE COORDINATOR to our team!  We are seeking an energetic, self-driven individual for this fulltime year-round position.  This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic company and to explore the possibilities of a career only available in the tourism industry.  Application available online at http://www.alaskax.com/employment or call our office at 907-983-4444 for more information. (3cb) Jobs-Opportunities Alaska Excursions is looking to add a DIRECTOR OF SALES, MARKETING & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT to our team!  We are seeking an energetic, self-driven individual for this fulltime year-round position.  This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic company and explore the possibilities of a career only available in the tourism industry.  Application available online at http://www.alaskax.com/employment or call our office at 907-983-4444 for more information.(3cb) Jobs-Opportunities Need Housing? RV space available at nominal rate for bus drivers who have a spouse willing to commit to full time work at one of Corrington’s 5 retail locations. Resume required with 2 business references. Competitive wage 32-40 hours required. Call 314-753-9419. Positions also...

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Letters to the Editor

Expressing appreciation I would like to express my appreciation to everyone who attended the recent public meeting regarding the proposed solid waste transfer, recycling and composting facility, as well as to all of you who have participated in this process and offered comments as this project has been discussed and developed. As we move forward, I encourage anyone with interest in this project to attend the Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWAC) meetings, to ask questions and submit comments. Suggestions, such as including a cold storage building or Quonset hut near the salvage areas allowing people to “shop” and recycle items back into the community, are features of the facility that had not yet been considered and make the project more valuable for everyone. I would also like to take this opportunity to make one correction to a statement I made during the public meeting. I incorrectly presented the projected cost of future repairs to the incinerator at an estimated $10 million. I misunderstood the fact that this figure was considered to be a potential cost if the municipality were to construct an incinerator today, not the cost of repairs. In communicating with Public Works since the meeting and reviewing various price estimates for component renewals and upgrades to the current incinerator, I now have a more accurate price range for future maintenance. Those projected costs being anywhere from $75,000...

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