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.
- The Coast Guard is working on a rescue plan for an abandoned trawler, The Alaska Juris began taking on water Tuesday nearly 700 miles west of Dutch Harbor.
- President Obama hopes to "pass the baton" to Hillary Clinton — not just because he supports her but because a Republican president could reverse some of his signature initiatives.
- In its most recent draft, the Juneau Assembly added gender expression as a protected class in its proposed Equal Rights Ordinance.
- Roughly 16,000 pounds of chum spilled onto Egan Drive Monday afternoon. Declared unsafe for consumption, the fish have been destroyed.