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Kenai Chamber of Commerce pitches new electronic sign the city by promoting events put on by the visitor and cultural center as well as announcing chamber luncheons.Council member Mike Boyle had a concern that a 9-foot sign would obstruct the view of the building. He also suggested the sign...
Our local governments deserve more respect

...retaliation. I first became involved in local government in my mid-20s as a transportation commissioner, city council member and mayor. My law firm has represented many Alaska cities including litigation against the state. Just as states...
Senate panel considers reworked permitting bill

...interest and keeping the public involved," she said in an interview. "It's the opposite of that."Lisa Wade, council member for the Chickaloon Village Traditional Council, said in a release that there was no consultation with her council...
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Homer debates where to place Asaiah statue

...patron saint," Homer News reporter Hal Spence wrote of him in an obituary. Brother Asaiah also was a Homer City Council member.The council will consider two things:? Should the city accept the Brother Asaiah sculpture into its art collection...
A donation from distant neighbors

...forcefully relocated to Southeast Alaska after the Japanese attacked Kiska and Attu.St. Nicholas Church parish council member Richard Dauenhauer noted people of the Aleutian and Pribilof Islands were being held in inhumane conditions; whereas...
Council to ask questions on Alaska grown food

...territory for the raising of experimental crops.Darren Snyder, a University of Alaska Cooperative Extension agent and council member, said the goal of the organization is to promote a healthy and secure food system feeding all Alaskans."And each...
Citizen-led drive aimed at changing Homer's status to home-rule

...Maximum Local Self-Government." Council member Bryan Zak recalled a previous...for election to the council. Council member Barbara Howard said a similar...During Monday's council meeting, council member Beau Burgess encouraged Castner...
Call for Ketchikan councilman to step down

...Shay, a former mayor and city council member, was convicted of possession...process in place to remove a city council member unless they have violated Alaska...Wodehouse does have the support of council member Marty West."Russell is a friend...
Collaboration by many boosts Homer's Old Town

...on Beluga Slough.In the 1990s, Old Town had a bit of a seedy reputation. Kurt Marquardt, the former Homer City Council member who bought the Inlet Trading Post - the building housing Bunnell Street Arts Center - and later developed the Old...
Ketchikan gets interim mayor

...Williams III, a longtime City Council member and co-publisher of the Ketchikan...position. However, Williams and Council Member Marty West were the only the residency requirements. Council Member Chuck Freeman said he preferred...


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