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Fairbanks voters to decide on marijuana tax

...look at this, we're not passing a tax, we're letting the people decide if they wanna have a tax on this or not," said Councilman David Pruhs, who sponsored the ordinance.The levy would apply to transfers of marijuana from any retail establishment to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-21/fairbanks-voters-decide-marijuana-tax
State
Fairbanks to vote on marijuana tax

...look at this, we're not passing a tax, we're letting the people decide if they wanna have a tax on this or not," said Councilman David Pruhs, who sponsored the ordinance.The levy would apply to transfers of marijuana from any retail establishment to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-22/fairbanks-vote-marijuana-tax
State
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 "no...new city ambulance.One other councilman was absent and another late. The...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-05/city-councilman-blocks-federal-grant-pr
State
Kayak protesters detained after trying to stop Shell oil rig

...Sharp, a Greenpeace spokeswoman. Several dozen supporters in kayaks and canoes lined up behind them, she said.Seattle Councilman Mike O'Brien was among those detained. He and others in kayaks paddled into Seattle's picturesque Elliott Bay before...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-16/kayak-protesters-detained-after-trying-
State
Thank You: Thank you from the Juneau Sister Cities Committee

...march in the Fourth of July parade.The committee was delighted when the Mounties, Inspector Archie Thompson, Curtis, councilman John Streicker and his wife Susan accepted. Whitehorse was well-represented and made us proud during the parade. Six uniformed...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-07-19/thank-you-thank-you-juneau-sister-c
Neighbors
Councilman gives up long-distance seat

KETCHIKAN - A Ketchikan city councilman has given up his quest to keep...town. 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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052009/sta_442004844.shtml
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-03-18/homer-councilman-resigns-vows-sue-city
State
Word of Mouth

...and libel. The number to call in 586-4636. Then press 8255 to leave your message. Three cheers for the newly-elected councilmen of Douglas Indian Association. The old council should bow out gracefully. I would like to thank the doctors at Juneau Veterinary...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011601/Ope_Word.html
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-11-08/ketchikan-councilman-charged-possessing
State
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...and libel. The number to call in 586-4636. Then press 8255 to leave your message. Three cheers for the newly-elected councilmen of Douglas Indian Association. The old council should bow out gracefully. I would like to thank the doctors at Juneau Veterinary...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011601/Ope_Word.shtml

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