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In capital budget, millions for Juneau infrastructure but nothing for schools

...that securing the $2 million for water projects was one of Juneau's top priorities.Jesse Kiehl, City and Borough Assemblyman and legislative staff to Egan, said their office received about $165 million in capital project requests.The...
State | Local | AK legislature
Board takes steps to aid Mat-Su salmon

...said culverts, pike, shore erosion and other habitat problems have diminished Mat-Su salmon returns.Mat-Su Borough Assemblyman Jim Colver praised the board after the vote and called it historic."We will look back on this action to implement...
State | AK legislature
Students push for Fairbanks clean air rules

...exceed standards.Others said a solution to the air quality problem should be a decision made by local voters. Borough Assemblyman Lance Roberts said the DEC regulations were not the best way to fix air quality and individual interventions on...
Sam Kito III named to replace Rep. Beth Kerttula for House District 32

...discussions on if he would run for reelection were premature. His term will expire in November of this year.City and Borough Assemblyman Jesse Kiehl, one of the three finalists for the seat, told reporters after the announcement that he plans to...
State | AK legislature
Borough alcohol-tax proposal on Mat-Su ballot

...but opponents say the measure unfairly targets a specific industry.The proposed tax was introduced in June by borough Assemblyman Steve Colligan. It was approved the following month for the ballot.Colligan said he sees the measure simply...
Fairbanks considering allowing armed employees

...would be allowed to carry firearms on the job under an ordinance under consideration by the borough assembly.Borough assemblyman Lance Roberts, who proposed the ordinance, said it's a matter of safety."Employees aren't able to carry...
State withdraws helicopter regulations near Haines

...right down the tube into the trash. ... This is a slap in the face from the Murkowski administration," Haines Borough Assemblyman Norm Smith told the Chilkat Valley News. Heliski operators will not need permits to conduct business on state...
New Year's Eve fireworks legal in Mat-Su

...allowed between 6 p.m. and 1 a.m. The change applies to New Year's Eve only. It was sponsored by former borough assemblyman Pete Houston of Palmer before he left office. Fireworks will not be allowed in certain areas, including within...
Regional News
AlaskaDigest undercover investigator and imported and sold alcohol in Barrow. Bob Logan, a former Fairbanks North Star Borough assemblyman, was arrested Monday in a restaurant parking lot at 12:40 p.m. after he sold the pot to the investigator...
Alaska Digest

...Wasilla; and Lazy Mountain farmer Larry DeVilbiss, a member of the Matanuska-Susitna School Board and a former borough assemblyman. Among those who failed to be nominated were former borough Mayor Darcie Salmon and Willow Republican Beverly...


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