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Explosion rattles Petersburg

...the sense is like, 'What is this?'" Petersburg Borough Manager Steve Giesbrecht said in a phone interview Tuesday...things going on that I don't see."Giesbrecht, the borough manager, echoed the sentiment."It's a pretty safe place...
Oil company seeks to export Yukon crude from Skagway

...There's no oil and gas permits needed for trucking that crude from Canada to Skagway," she said.Interim Skagway borough manager Emily Deach said the company probably will not need a local permit, either. "If they're going to be trucking...
Questions raised about shellfish-seed producer's finances

...their skill level. And stuff happens," she said.OceansAlaska has a new board and staff. After a presentation, borough manager Dan Bockhorst asked if the Assembly wanted him to approve invoices for the $20,000 left in this year's grant...
Letter: Gov. Parnell was honest, not threatening set the record straight in regard to Gov. Sean Parnell's comments during his visit to Ketchikan a week ago.Borough Manager Dan Bockhorst, Borough Mayor Dave Kiffer and I met with the governor during that visit. Together, we discussed...
Alaska Editorial: Gov. didn't threaten

...contributions to school districts in organized boroughs.None of the 60 legislators introduced a bill to that effect. Borough Manager Dan Bockhorst and four Assembly members didn't agree with that result. Thus, the lawsuit.It remains to be seen...
Mail sorting raises concerns in Ketchikan

...which Swanson called a permanent solution - has raised concerns among local officials, including Ketchikan Gateway Borough Manager Dan Bockhorst, who wrote to Begich that delays could be even longer in bad weather.Bockhorst said the borough sends...
Mat-Su Borough rejects $2M offer for idled ferry

...The Anchorage Daily News ( reports an Abu Dhabi shipping company made the offer.Borough manager John Moosey says the borough now will only accept an offer that covers the amount the borough must reimburse the federal...
Ketchikan plans lawsuit over school funding

...Daily News reported.The borough will also seek the participation of other governmental bodies in the lawsuit, but borough Manager Dan Brockhorst said their participation is not required for the lawsuit.The state requires all organized boroughs...
Bill will end required education contribution

...burden while some of the 19 other districts are actually some of the state's most prosperous," Ketchikan Gateway Borough Manager Dan Bockhorst said to the committee.Bockhorst said Ketchikan's lawsuit is based on the borough's belief that...
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Ketchikan brings school funding issue to Fairbanks

...districts in municipalities - like the Fairbanks North Star and Ketchikan Gateway boroughs - contribute.Ketchikan Borough manager Dan Bockhorst said the state simply doesn't provide adequate funding to cover districts' needs.Bockhorst and...


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