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Sidelined helicopter disrupts service to remote village

...helicopter, which was sent Friday to the western Alaska town of Nome, 135 miles southeast of the island.Diomede city administrator Karen Kazingnuk said the village store shelves are bare, but plenty of food, except for milk, has been available...
Empire Editorial: Pass, then puff

...use, zoning or city permit - for a marijuana business before October. This is a canny move by the Assembly and city administrators, who have already heard from entrepreneurs planning for the legalization of retail marijuana sales, but the city...
Sitka Community Hospital board selects interim CEO

...he was assaulted on a trail after he was recognized as the hospital CEO.Comer took over in September and told city administrator Mark Gorman last week that he planned to step down.The Sitka Assembly recently voted to extend a line of credit...
Sitka hospital to request loan from city

...perfect storm has hit, and we're getting into cash crisis mode, which is why we're going to the Assembly."City administrator Mark Gorman said the financial help would not be an outright grant."The bottom line is there is going to be a...
When minutes matter

...the Craig Volunteer Fire Department, Coffey recently retired. So did firefighters Jon Bolling, who is also the city administrator, and Doug Bennett. Bolling had 21 years with the department; Bennett had 17, Coffey said.Bolling declined...
Sitka hospital CEO says he was assaulted, plans to depart

...took over as CEO of Sitka Community Hospital in September. The Sitka Sentinel reported that Comer had notified the city administrator, Mark Gorman, last Wednesday of plans to step down as CEO from the hospital, which is having financial troubles...
Most Alaskans to get nearly $1,900 in oil money

...dividend payouts go toward fun stuff like vacations and big-screen TVs. But in the remote village of Deering, city administrator Mike Jones says his family's share, $5,652 for the family of three, will go toward bills and heating fuel...
Oregon cities mull local pot tax before its legal marijuana, and specifically repealing conflicting local ordinances.The idea for a local tax came to Ashland city administrator Dave Kanner last February, and it was approved by the City Council in August. With 400,000 tourists a year coming...
Hoonah's dock divide

...maneuvering compared to the Point Sophia location.In response to the state's decision, Mayor Villareal wrote that city administrator, Marlene Duvall, had spoken with the same captain, who "assured (her) that their (Royal Caribbean's) fleet...
Saxman adds $5M MIEX system to treat its water

...the computer can't reach Shields after several phone calls, it will call the assistant operator, then Saxman City Administrator Leona Haffner.Shields jokingly offered to program a Daily News reporter's cellphone to receive alerts as well...


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