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Tribes from around US gather to discuss legal marijuana

...marijuana legalization, including whether it might jeopardize federal aid for health care, fire services or housing, said Councilman Brad Marshall.Some tribes said they would first consider regulating cannabis for medical use. They said they were intrigued...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-01/tribes-around-us-gather-discuss-legal-m
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
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-20/pot-entrepreneurs-lining-space-marijuan
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-29/plan-allow-shell-oil-drilling-fleet-sea
State
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
Justice Department's Public Integrity section questioned over Stevens dismissal

...allegations of corruption involving public officials and to decide whether to bring criminal charges. The targets include city councilmen, state legislators, governors, judges, or, in this instance, a senior member of the U.S. Senate. Attorney Gen...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040309/sta_425471940.shtml

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