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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...
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
Supreme Court affirms pipeline value decision

...pipeline and tanker-loading facilities in Valdez."I've got a smile on my face today," Fairbanks North Star Borough Mayor Luke Hopkins said. "The Supreme Court validated what our position has been all along."State Rep. Dave Guttenberg...
State | AK legislature
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...
Barrow investigates missing money, drugs

...Troopers, the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Anchorage, the Alaska Office of Special Prosecutions and North Slope Borough Mayor Charlotte Brower."The mayor has authorized an independent outside investigator to look into the matter," said...
Mayors seek assurances on gas line project

JUNEAU - Borough mayors want to ensure they have a say on Navarre and Fairbanks North Star Borough Mayor Luke Hopkins were on the payments in...Valdez Mayor Dave Cobb and North Slope Borough Mayor Charlotte Brower wrote the governor...
State | AK legislature
Ketchikan's airport named to top 10 most thrilling

...before catching air.Ketchikan made the list because of a short runway, which is near the mountains and the ocean.Borough Mayor Dave Kiffer told KRBD ( it's unlikely Ketchikan is one of the top 10 most thrilling...
Borough OKs Peninsula hospital expansion

...more about the expansion project."What is it we don't know now that we will know in two weeks?" Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre asked.Still, some residents were upset at the spending plan.Dan Green of Mackey Lake said taxpayers...
Voters deny Kohring bid for Wasilla City Council

...schools.KODIAK: Pat Branson was re-elected mayor of the City of Kodiak, and Jerrol Friend is the new Kodiak Island Borough mayor. Both ran unopposed, KMXT reported. Voters also approved a new conflict of interest code for the borough. It will...
Another delay for Tustumena

KODIAK - The state ferry Tustumena's return to service has been delayed once again.Kodiak Island Borough Mayor Jerome Selby said Thursday that the ferry will remain out of service until at least mid-October, the fifth delay since the ferry...


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