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Kodiak to close landfill incinerator

...destroy medical waste, sensitive documents, oil-soaked rags, and cremating pets or other euthanized animals, borough manager Bud Cassidy said."Probably the biggest issue is disposal of medical waste," Cassidy said.After the incinerator...
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...
Haines borough manager dies, 58

Haines Borough Manager Marco Pignalberi died of a massive heart attack early today, city...9 a.m. today that killed him, said Case. Pignalberi had been borough manager since November 2001. Case said Pignalberi planned to stay in Haines...
Mat-Su Borough rejects $2 million offer for idled ferry

...that's racking up monthly maintenance costs, but the borough manager says the municipality needs a higher offer to cover...the $2 million) being an acceptable offer," borough manager John Moosey said. "It might be acceptable if we...
Kodiak assembly interviews manager applicants

...Borough Assembly has interviewed two more applicants for borough manager.Rick Gifford left the job in June. The assembly...assembly on Monday interviewed former Ketchikan Gateway Borough manager Roy Eckert and Bethel city manager Lee Foley.Upcoming...
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...
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...
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...
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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