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Ketchikan denies Saxman rezoning request

...and few between," she said.Several people testified against the request.Among rezoning opponents were Joe and Bill Williams, former elected officials in Saxman and borough-wide. Joe Williams called mobile buildings fire-traps and said...
Ammunition shortage reaches rural Alaska

...Industries Cooperative Association, which supplies 40 stores from the Aleutians to Kaktovik. Distribution manager Bill Williams watches subsistence hunting seasons to ship the right ammunition at the appropriate times. If the company cannot fill...
Arson suspects avoid trial, take plea deals

...two years ago. But the grand jury failed to do the same for West, despite prosecutors' attempts to obtain a true bill.Williams said in court Tuesday she does not know why the grand jury failed to indict West. She speculated it may be because...
NZ's All Blacks defeat USA 74-6

...better highlighted the difference in skill and speed between the sides than the second try by the All Blacks' Sonny Bill Williams up the right side barely 20 minutes into the match. Williams had Siddall in pursuit, so he cut back toward the middle...
Ferry money suddenly a possibility

...administration has said is necessary to restore pre-fire service levels. Hudson said he and House Finance Co-Chairman Bill Williams of Ketchikan worked with Senate Finance Co-Chairman Pete Kelly of Fairbanks on boosting ferry funding. The deal...
Murkowski rejects longevity phase-out

...program, which provides eligible senior citizens with payments of up to $250 a month. But House Finance Co-Chairman Bill Williams, R-Saxman, held off adopting that proposal Saturday in the House Finance Committee. Williams said the governor's...
Phase-out of Longevity Bonus axed

...Cissna said. "I think politically in this state you're dead meat if you don't keep this program." Rep. Bill Williams, a Saxman Republican, gave notice he may bring the bill up for reconsideration today, so the outcome could change...
Williams retires

Bill Williams, the Republican co-chairman of the powerful House Finance Committee who was considering a run for the state Senate, will retire...
Ex-ferry head to run against Rep. Weyhrauch

...Saxman, Coffman Cove, Ward Cove and several other smaller communities, is being vacated by retiring longtime lawmaker Bill Williams, R-Saxman. Three candidates have filed to run for the seat, two Republicans and a Democrat. The District 2 seat...
Speaking of leadership

...legislative session the governor and the lawmakers will have heard what constituents want restored, if anything. Rep. Bill Williams, a Saxman Republican and House Finance Committee vice chairman, said Murkowski's plan - cutting state spending...


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