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Gold miners outraged at critical letter

...I'm not taking a backseat to anybody."Atkinson said officials are sharing in the benefits of his industry. Council member Stan Anderson, however, said municipal entities such as the port get very little of that revenue, only about 5...
Downtown bridge fishing raises concerns

...It's just disgraceful."Council member DeAnn Karlson said she has been...the fish-cleaning station.Council member Marty West suggested better signs...fishermen as an alternative.Council member Dick Coose expressed concerns...
Benzel ready for Saturday Fools Run

...helped write bylaws for the residents there.Benzel is a Tlingit elder from the Raven-Coho clan, and current camp council member for Camp 2 Alaska Native Sister Hood of Juneau. She is a past first grand camp president for the ANS, a pas president...
Bethel council releases investigation on manager

...for first class tickets for this person's travels because of the person's tall body.The report cleared City Council member Heather Pike from any wrongdoing for her long-term relationship with another city employee.But the investigation...
Kenai council nixes library fee users provided by Kenai property tax payers.Council member Terry Bookey moved to strike down the proposed fee...regardless of whether or not they want to pay."But council member Brian Gabriel said $20 a year was not too much to...
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...
Attendance light at Thursday superintendent search meeting Wednesday morning, district Chief of Staff Kristin Bartlett said.Auke Bay Elementary School Parent and site council member Jess Brown was one of the people at Thursday's meeting. She said that in discussions she's had with other parents...
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...
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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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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