The Department of Administration has a new acting commissioner. Curtis Thayer has been promoted from his deputy position, and he will be taking over for Becky Hultberg, who left the position for a job with the state hospital association.
In the past, Thayer has worked for the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development, and for the utility ENSTAR. While at the Department of Administration, Thayer has helped implement a policy of “universal space standards,” which put most state workers in 6′ by 8′ cubicles.
- Alaska Division of Homeland Security and the Juneau Local Emergency Planning Committee hosted the event featuring earthquake simulator located in downtown Juneau.
- Lindemuth said social clubs are like any other place of business where marijuana consumption is not allowed by law.
- Nine communities around the state broke daily high temperature records Tuesday, including Kenai at 71 degrees, Bethel at 72 degrees and Anchorage at 74.
- Want to learn Tlingit? Sealaska Heritage Institute recently released two apps for just that.