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Daily Sitka Sentinel (Newspaper) - December 9, 1999, Sitka, Alaska Dally Sitka Sentinel Sitka Alaska thursday december 91999 Page 3 All six aboard killed in commuter plane crash painting by Sitka artist Colin Herforth photo provided to the sen Tel reception set for local artist an opening reception for an exhibit of local Painter and 24year Sitka res ident Colin Herforth work will be held from 5 to 8 pm 10 at the Sitka Rose gallery Herforth has been painting on a Par time basis since 1988 when he first Learned Watercolour basics in a class offered through the then islands Community College will show Watercolour and pastel work spanning the last two years inspired by his annual travels in mexi co As Well As Alaska themed images i paint where my inspiration guides me but riot being a full time Painter i have some time restrictions Herforth said upon return ing Fromm Winter treks into Mexico i have new work and tons of inspiration from my visit to the vibrant Rop is the people the culture and the sense of slower moving time provides ample subject matter for figurative work As we or Ioveino our summer season my painting time de creases Ash workload at my regular Job increases i Only wish i had unlimited time to paint All that inspires me he said Herforth is part owner Printer and main cog in the local business fair weather prints the show will hang for two weeks through dec 24 Joseph appointed a Bernice Joseph a University of Alaska fair Banks professor has been named Deputy commissioner of the depart ment of Community and economic Joseppi Wil oversee the Agency Community programs commissioner Deborah Sedwick said tuesday during an announcement at the Campus i the department was created earlier this year by merging the department of Commerce and economic development with the department of Community and regional affairs Joseph 35 grew up in Futato and is a professor in the schools depart ment of Alaska native and Rural de Velpmen Sedwick said that her Rural experience will be an asset to the state its this firsthand experience in so excited about Sedwick said Joseph first Effort in her new Post will be to learn More about Rural development by visiting Munici pal and regional assistance divisions around the state she will also become the eyes and ears of the native Community for Sedwick she said Joseph earned her bachelors and masters degrees in business administration at the University of Alaska Fairbanks she will assume her new duties in Anchorage on Jan 15 Joseph said she intends someday to return to the University in not going to sever All ties with the University she said program will provide meals Anchorage a the at sea processors association is teaming up with Alaska seafood International to provide meals to alaskan food Banks the Effort should provide 25000 meals or More each year for some of alaskan neediest citizens the at sea processors associations Fleet which fishes primarily for Bering sea pol lock will donate several different species to food assistance programs the donated fish will be processed at Alaska seafood International and the food Bank of Alaska will Dis tribute the meals the at sea processors Assoc a Lions Board of directors also said it is committed to relocating its Anchorage office to ship Creek where mayor Rick Mystrom said an economic development project will be launched to provide a Centra location for housing Federal and state fisheries manage ment agencies director resigns Ketchikan a Russ pop pen director of the University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan Campus since May has resigned because of poor health Priscilla Schulte the Ketchikan campuses senior faculty member was named acting director by was Chan cellar John Pugh her appointment was effective immediately the univer sity said Poppen wrote in his letter of Resig nation that he had experienced a num new health related problems in Light of these ongoing prob lems i relieve it is in the Best interest environment or fire conducive to my Popper wrote Poppen previously served As director of the Lincoln county Campus of Flathead Valley Community College at Libby Mont Fisher honoured Kodiak a longtime fish ing Industry Champion Jay Stinson was honoured by National Fisherman Magazine for his efforts to improve the Industry Stinson was one of three people to receive the Headliner of the year award for his work to Myers honoured and humbled to have been chosen Stinson when you look at the past winners of the award it is very humbling i Hope i can live up to the expectations that come with it Stinson is president of the Alaska daggers association the chair of the fish tech Center policy Council and is a member of the Alaska department of fish and games advisory panel Stinson worked in a Cannery 20 years ago when he moved to Kodiak after King crab fishing in the Bering sea Stinson began skip Pering theft alaskan which he eventually bought Lincoln Street outside better place gifts outside lutheran Church 8 Motel Sheldon Jackson Campus Sweetland halt Mcdonalds restaurant Swan Lake senior enter Bayview trading company by reside Anchorage a the burned out wreckage of a Small Muter plane carrying six people Vas found wednesday on the Tundra of southwestern Alaska the Pilot and five passengers were All killed either in the crash or the fire that followed according to Alaska state troopers the Cessna 207 operated by Grant aviation apparently came Down very hard it was torn up real Good said trooper spokesman Greg Wilkin son the bodies of Pilot Brenden Sulli Van 33 of redo do Beach Calif and two of he passengers were found inside the planes burned fuselage Wilkinson said three Bod ies were thrown about 150 feet by the Impact troopers the dead Pas sengers As Henry Tony 70 and his wife Theresa Tony 69 of Nightmute Matthew Friend his wife Lucy Friend 34 of Tununak and Isadora Therchik 27 of Oksook Bay a of the bodies were taken to Bethel about 50 Miles East of the crash site sullivans remains will be autopsied As part of the National transportation safety Board investigation into the cause of the crash Wilkinson said an Nosb investigator travelled to Bethel on wednesday Agency officials did not return a phone Call wednesday afternoon the single engine plane disappeared tuesday after taking off from Bethel 425 Miles West of Anchorage in heavy Snow conditions that hampered visibility the flight was headed for three Vil Lages on Nelson Island 125 Miles West of Bethel the plane was reported missing when it failed to arrive at any of its destinations searchers picked up weak signals from an emergency transmitter tues Day night North of the planes Destina Tion and concentrated their efforts there wednesday visibility was poor at he time of he flight and temperatures in the area dipped to about 10 degrees below Zero an army National guard Heli copter the civil air patrol several Grant aviation planes and volunteers on snowmobiles took part in the search the fatal crash was the sixth in Alaska involving air taxis in 1999 seventeen people have been killed in the accidents according to the Federal aviation administration a special offer for mileage plan members to visit the capital keep your mileage plan statement arriving in december for your personalized constituent fare offer Alaska airlines and the Alaska committee have teamed to offer mileage plan members in Alaska an exclusive roundtrip airfare to alaskan capital during the 2000 legislative session heres How to take advantage of this special offer the personalized top portion of your mileage plan activity statement arriving in december is your constituent fare Coupon enclosed with your statement is an insert with full instructions and terms and conditions of this special fare if you Are not a mileage plan member and would like a constituent fare Coupon you May enrol in the mileage plan and request the cons guest fare offer by calling mileage plan at 18006545669 remember this offer is not available without a personalized constituent fare Coupon l k constituent fare amounts for roundtrip travel to Juneau from Cordova Ketchikan Petersburg Sitka Wrangell Yakutat Anchorage Fairbanks Bethel Barrow Dillingham dutch Harbor King Salmon Kodiak Nome Kotzebue must present valid constituent Faro Coupon the top portion of your mileage plan statement arriving in december or personalised Coupon from mileage plan to dual lev 1 j t re t Leroug m3y 9 c Juneau tuesdays thursdays and saturdays wednesdays thursdays saturdays or sundays takes fees and segment tax Are extra see the insert enclosed with your mileage plan statement for an Complete terms Ana conditions subject to change and restrictions apply Alaska airlines and the Alaska committee Are pleased to offer this discount and a great Opportunity to visit the capital

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