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Plan to allow Shell oil drilling fleet in Seattle draws ire

...He noted that many people attended the port hearing earlier in the month and testified.Mike O'Brien, a Seattle city councilman who urged port commissioners to reconsider, said the region and port can create sustainable jobs."But we have to start...
Pot entrepreneurs lining up space for marijuana businesses

...not buy a location until you see the statutes out of the state of Alaska."In his spare time, Pruhs is a Fairbanks city councilman and a member of the Fairbanks North Star Borough Planning Commission. Marijuana business owners should consider a lease with...
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...
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...
Fairbanks spent $7k on mayor's $37.50 fine

...request related to his role as a candidate and not as a city councilman because he requested only information about himself and Stiver...debate.Walleri said Eberhart asked for the information as a councilman, to defend himself from a member of the public had been coming...
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Top 5 races to watch in the West

...Tilts Democrat.California's 52nd District. The race between Democratic Rep. Scott Peters and former San Diego City Councilman Carl DeMaio, a Republican, continues to be one of the most competitive House races in the country. There is no reason to...
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...


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