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Bethel residents urge council to protest liquor store plans

BETHEL - Bethel residents packed a City Council meeting to voice their opposition to plans to open the...residents rejected five types of liquor sales. The City Council protested liquor license applications filed by businesses...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for March 30

...and social worker. She is the namesake of AWARE Inc.'s Dove Cottage.Thumbs down to grandstanding. The Seattle City Council has a reputation for political grandstanding to satisfy the various demonstrators that invade its chambers from time...
As the Alaska Legislature makes cuts, ripples will splash across the state

...the Legislature.Lawmakers have repeatedly said they support revenue sharing. Many legislators are former mayors or city council members and know first-hand the benefits of revenue sharing. Speaking on statewide radio last week, Rep. Steve...
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Gold Medal honors five players

...2001, 2012). Davis' accomplishments include being the Kake High School girls varsity coach (2013-15), a Kake City Council member, Kake Volunteer Fire Department, Kake Search and Rescue and volunteer member for the RuralCap Board."It...
Riders enjoy new skate ramps at Kodiak park

...they finally got something," Hanson said.Most of the groundwork for the project started in 2012 when the Kodiak City Council was making a decision on what to do with the remaining $1.9 million left for the Baranof Park Improvements Project...
Ketchikan denies Saxman rezoning request

...proponents said would benefit tourists to the southeast Alaska community.The zoning change proposed by the Saxman City Council was denied by 6-1 Monday, Ketchikan radio station KRBD reported.One reason noted for the rezoning request was to...
Bethel Native Corp. subsidiary plans local liquor store

...Murphy plans to take her opposition to the Bethel City Council, which can protest applications and, in certain cases...residents rejected five types of liquor sales. The City Council protested liquor license applications filed by businesses...
New grocery superstore in Bethel to close

...establishments like Swanson's. Only one full grocery store remains."This will be lost revenue," said Bethel City Council member Mark Springer, who was among the Monday crowd at the Swanson's store. "I don't think every dollar that...
Sister cities delegates celebrate with Whitehorse community and participation in the celebration were met with enthusiasm and appreciation from Mayor Curtis and Whitehorse City Council members.In 2014 the Whitehorse Royal Canadian Mounted Police visited Juneau to march in the annual 4th of July Parade...
North Pole Refinery tax assessment cut by more than half

...annual tax revenues of about $1 million and the refinery has previously accounted for about 40 percent.The North Pole City Council, anticipating less refinery tax revenue, in December increased alcohol and tobacco taxes and fees for ambulances and...


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