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Rewrite of Fairbanks truancy rules draws parent criticism

...and $200 for subsequent violations."It's the difference between a full legal case and a traffic ticket," borough attorney Rene Broker said.More than a dozen parents attended the meeting. They expressed concerns that the new truancy...
Fired Fairbanks superintendent seeks arbitration

...arbitration would proceed. Board president Heidi Haas told the News-Miner on Sunday that she hadn't yet spoken to borough attorneys about the letter.___Information from: Fairbanks (Alaska) Daily News-Miner, http://www.newsminer...
Man arrested for making obscene calls to school, library, newspaper

...about two weeks ago when he was contacted by Officer Hatch about the Riverbend School calls," Assistant City and Borough Attorney Sherri Petticrew wrote in the affidavit.Given the different time frames the calls started, two different police...
Assessment panel appointments raise questions's important to give others the chance to serve."The appointments are subject to legislative confirmation.Borough attorney Rene Broker said the borough is worried about getting a fair hearing on how the pipeline should be taxed - "in front...
FEC to consider Miller request on campaign funds

...Lisa Murkowski, who mounted a write-in campaign after losing the GOP primary to Miller.Miller was a part-time borough attorney for seven years. He was disciplined in 2008 for using work computers for political purposes, information revealed...
Ketchikan plans lawsuit over school funding

...wasn't immediately returned Tuesday to The Associated Press.The assembly had tabled the vote last month after borough attorney Scott Brandt-Erichsen said he didn't have the same level of confidence in the lawsuit as the consultant or the...
Ketchikan brings school funding issue to Fairbanks

...Bockhorst said the state simply doesn't provide adequate funding to cover districts' needs.Bockhorst and Ketchikan Borough attorney Scott Brandt-Erichson explained the broad legal grounds of the planned lawsuit, including arguing that the required...
Ketchikan seeks float house removals

...of Environmental Conservation, and carry on with the borough's civil suit against Holston.The suit, filed by Borough Attorney Scott Brandt-Erichsen in the Ketchikan District Court on Tuesday, argues that Holston is trespassing by leaving...
Kodiak assembly debates conflict of interest

...amounts less than $25,000 - 11 purchase orders totaling $38,625 with $9,490 paid out so far.Lynch and borough attorney Cheryl Brooking say the contracts are legal. Brooking in June provided a written legal opinion. The confidential...
Ordinance on parking tickets raises questions

...consideration by the CBJ Assembly is based on the Ketchikan Gateway Borough's system, Hartle said.Ketchikan Gateway Borough Attorney Scott A. Brandt-Erichsen said the administrative appeal process in his jurisdiction has gone "very smoothly...


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