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City councilman blocks federal grant proposal

FAIRBANKS - A Fairbanks city councilman who routinely votes unsuccessfully...won a budget skirmish this week.Councilman Lloyd Hilling cast the lone " city ambulance.One other councilman was absent and another late. The...
Councilman gives up long-distance seat

KETCHIKAN - A Ketchikan city councilman has given up his quest to Way, way, out of town. Councilman Sam Bergeron in April took a job...ordinance was scheduled for Thursday. Councilman K.J. Harris said Bergeron's...
Homer councilman resigns, vows to sue city

HOMER - A city councilman apparently stung by the defeat of his resolution to eliminate a new...and, on his way out, promised to sue the city.Former Homer City Councilman Kevin Hogan submitted his resignation at the end of a council meeting...
Ketchikan councilman charged with possessing child pornography

KETCHIKAN - A city councilman in a Southeast Alaska town has been arrested and charged with possessing child pornography.Jack Shay was arrested Friday night...
Call for Ketchikan councilman to step down

...for me to believe you don't know anything about it," Harris said. "Dude, you've got to know something.""As a Councilman I'm having a real hard time being on the Council with someone like that," Harris said. "Especially after the Jack Shay...
Fort Yukon city councilman charged

FAIRBANKS - A city councilman in Fort Yukon has been charged with helping his brother evade authorities. According to police, 43-year-old Jack Shewfelt...
Hoonah's dock divide

...proposal to withdraw city support of the Shaman Point site. The city council successfully pushed to override that veto.City councilman Bob Starbard, who led the push in favor of Icy Strait Point, said he preferred not to look at the issue as "one versus...
Proposal to bring tourists to Pelican raises eyebrows

...since Pelican Seafoods was established in 1938."That's what Pelican's pretty much all about," Tom Andrews, a city councilman and commercial fisherman, said of commercial fishing. "That's how we survived all these years."It would be "strange...
City Council won't censure member

NORTH POLE - The North Pole City Council decided not to admonish Councilman Doug Wilson for secretly recording a meeting that was closed to the public. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported the censure...
North Pole considers censuring member

...NORTH POLE - The North Pole City Council will decide the day before the municipal election on a resolution condemning Councilman Doug Wilson for secretly recording a confidential meeting. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported the council voted...


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