New officers have been named for Coeur d’Alene Mines Corporation, the parent company of the subsidiary that runs the Kensington Mine about 45 miles northwest of Juneau.
Frank Hanagarne, Jr. will become the new Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice-President next month. He recently was Chief Operating Officer of Swiss miner Valcambi and director of corporate development for Newmont Mining.
K. Leon Hardy, who started work at Coeur d’Alene Mines eight years ago and was most-recently Senior Vice-President of Operations, will become Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice-President.
It was just last July that former Chief Financial Officer and VP Mitchell Krebs was promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer as long-time CEO Dennis Wheeler retired. It was expected back then that Krebs would continue with his duties as CFO.
- An old growth timber sale recently announced in a Ketchikan newspaper has one conservation group scratching its head. That’s because this type of harvest, near valuable salmon streams, won’t be allowed in the future.
- Ballots are still outstanding from four precincts in District 40: Selawik, Browerville, Anaktuvuk Pass and Ambler.
- Enrolled members of Alaska’s largest tribal government are getting enhanced photo IDs. They can be used for border crossings and some other situations where official identification is necessary.
- Juneau police are looking for 25-year-old Micah Nelson of Juneau in connection with several recent reckless driving incidents and a hit and run.