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Fairbanks spent $7k on mayor's $37.50 fine

...7,000 appealing a $37.50 election-law fine leveled on the mayor.The Alaska Public Offices Commission ordered City Mayor John Eberhart to pay the $37.50 fine in May after concluding he broke a state law in the October 2013 election by...
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My Turn: Diversifying Alaska's economy through a mega university

...local demand. Putting a billion dollars a year in the University Foundation should not disturb anyone. Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg observed how Boston didn't suffer in a recent recession the way his city did because of all their...
Parnell says he's not threatening Ketchikan over school funding

...supported "with hesitation."She said she will continue to work to do what she can for her communities.Ketchikan City Mayor Lew Williams said there has been concern about how the Legislature or governor's office might respond to a lawsuit...
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Bartlett names new leader

...four finalists, went through rounds of interviews with the board's search committee, hospital administrators and the city mayor, manager and attorney."I was very impressed by the board of directors," he said. "The whole interview process...
Woman found dead after drinking homemade liquor"Mountain Village, a Yupik community of about 830 people, banned the sale and importation of alcohol in 1984.City Mayor Joyce Brown-Rivers said residents in 2010 voted down a proposal to lift the ban and turn the town into a "damp" community...
Fairbanks finalists announced for comedian Martin Short's show

...mayor? Bob Miller, former state legislator and TV personality? Michael Dukes, radio personality? Jerry Cleworth, city mayor? Jason Avery, Pioneer Park manager? Terrence Cole, author and UAF professor? Rob Profitt, Ice Dogs general...
No more trans fat: FDA banning the infamous artery-clogger

...sells by 2016. Recent school lunch guidelines prevent them from being served in cafeterias.In a statement, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said it was his city's 2008 ban that led to much of the change. "Our prohibition on trans fats...
Haines city mayor elected by 2-vote margin

Two votes separate the top candidates for Haines city mayor, but the second-place finisher won't challenge the tally. City results canvassed and certified Tuesday evening showed David...
Bloomberg: Unaffiliated in name only?

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg was never really a Republican; neither was he really a Democrat, the political party he previously left. From...
Wife of ex-Mayor Jim Hayes pursues plea deal

FAIRBANKS - The wife of former Fairbanks city Mayor Jim Hayes filed court papers that indicate she intends to accept a plea agreement. Sound off on the important issues at Chris...


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