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Kenai borough mayor vetoes vote on motel-bed tax

...won't have the chance to decide whether to implement a 3-percent tax on motel beds in the borough.Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre on Monday vetoed the measure from going to the ballot. "I don't really like dedicated taxes personally...
Russian hunters get donation from North Slope borough was provided because gatherings of Inuit people are important for preserving kinship and for unity, North Slope Borough Mayor Charlotte Brower told KNOM."There is little difference between efforts to unite Inuit families across international...
Letter: Gov. Parnell was honest, not threatening

...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 capital projects and even touched...
Former Fairbanks borough mayor dies

...died Saturday. She was 68. Helms served as North Star Borough mayor from 1985 to 1991. The Chicago native entered local...later. In 1985, she turned her attention to unseating borough Mayor Bill Allen. She won by 3,000 votes in what was viewed...
Denali Borough mayor kills bear that charged him

...area landfill. A taxidermist found that the bear had already been shot once with a .22-caliber bullet. Denali Borough Mayor Dave Talerico says he feels "horrible" that he was forced to kill the 6-foot, 400-pound grizzly, but says the...
Regional News
Kenai borough mayor advocates donations to Japan

...across from where the earthquake, and ensuing tsunami, engulfed sections of northeastern Japan. Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Dave Carey said the borough would be sending funds over to Akita's fire department to aid in their rescue efforts...
Kenai borough mayor grants hefty raises

KENAI - Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Dave Carey says his chief of staff and special assistant deserve the salaries that are more than 30 percent higher than their predecessors...
Mike Navarre loses Kenai Borough mayor's race

SOLDOTNA - Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre lost his re-election bid Tuesday in a runoff...The two were the leading candidates of five who ran for borough mayor on Oct. 5. The runoff was triggered by a Kenai Peninsula Borough...
Anti-KSM groups seek federal help

...hunting, commercial and sport fisheries and tourism."Through the letter, the groups, which include Petersburg Borough Mayor Mark Jensen, the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council and Taku Fisheries and Smokeries in Juneau, hope to gain Sens...
Local | Outdoors
Seasonal workers double Healy's population

...hard last summer to make a left turn from the spur road onto the highway, because of foot traffic," said Denali Borough Mayor Clay Walker. "And there were 430 employees living there last year. There will be another 500 people over there now...


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