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Letter: Tie receipt of PFD to voter registration

Juneau's voter turnout is 23.5 percent. Sad, isn't it? Last week Juneau City Clerk Laurie Sika offered an adjective to describe Juneau's non-voting electorate: 'Apathetic.' I would use a less delicate version...
Meet the Nomeite in charge of Alaska's elections

...She's very intelligent, and she's very, very quick at learning new things," said Tom Moran, Nome's former city clerk and Bahnke's replacement as manager. "I do realize that some people took umbrage at her lack of experience, but...
Not polling our weight

...know exactly what is causing this problem or how to fix it. A perplexing problemLaurie Sica has been serving as the city clerk and elections official since 2000. During her first year overseeing the city's municipal elections voter turnout was...
Behind the ballot

...without our precinct chairs and our volunteer workers," City Clerk Laurie Sica said.About 100 volunteers in all will's election official, and Beth McEwen, the deputy city clerk, have been at the heart of all 15 municipal elections...
Letter: Issues with fireweed editorial

...public and went on to deliberate the merits of the case and vote in public. The transcript is available for view at the City Clerk's office.Fourth, Empire staff knew the issues were much broader than fireweed, given previous coverage, information...
New names added to municipal candidate list

...municipal elections, including two newcomers, since the filing period opened Friday. Mayor Merrill Sanford filed with the city clerk Monday. So far, he is running unopposed. Incumbent Assembly member Jerry Nankervis, however, will have some competition...
Water and sewer fees rise today

...residents won't notice an increase until they get their July bills at the end of the month, according to a notice from the city clerk's office.Once the last increase kicks in July 2018, the flat residential rate will be up to $130.40 per month...
CBJ opens boarding for vacant seats on commission

...Board Most seats are available to the general public, but some may have qualifications for application. Contact the city clerk's office or consult the vacancy list online for details.
At workshop, 'ordinary people' consider seeking office

...candidate last year for not having the proper paperwork in place by the filing deadline."I recommend you file early," City Clerk Laurie Sica suggested.Another recommendation was to get more than 25 signatures on a petition, in case some signers...
CBJ Assembly Makes Board Appointments

...encouraged to submit an application at For additional information contact the Municipal Clerk's Office at (907) 586-5278 or at


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