Bethel City Council drops protests against 2 liquor licenses

...facility qualifies as a school has yet to be determined.Councilman Zach Fansler said he believes the proposed location violates...we're simply not doing that in this case," said Fansler.Councilman Chuck Herman said he did not support AC Quickstop's application...
GOP wins Kentucky guv's race in top state election

...Dec. 12 runoff. It was one of more than 300 mayoral races happening across the country. In Philadelphia, former longtime Councilman Jim Kenney was elected mayor on a promise to fight poverty and push for universal pre-kindergarten education.The Salt...
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More cities are recognizing Native Americans on Columbus Day

...advocates instead finding traction at City Hall."They really didn't prove anything," Rey Garduno, an Albuquerque city councilman and longtime community organizer, said of the confrontational protests. "Whatever victory people took from them, you still...
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Meet the Nomeite in charge of Alaska's elections

...2008, she left that job to become Nome's city manager."For a local person, she's been pretty good," said Nome city councilman Louis Green Sr., who said he's known Bahnke "since she was a kid."As Nome became the launchpad for the federal government's...
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...
State proposed regulations would limit Ketchikan marijuana

...committee's lead staff member on marijuana issues.Draft regulations are legally required to be in place in November.City Councilman Bob Sivertsen is a co-chair on the advisory committee, and says that's state's rules will evolve over time."They...
Anchorage Assembly passes LGBT anti-discrimination laws

...KTVA reported the approved changes included an amendment by Councilman Patrick Flynn, specifying that the law cannot violate rights outlined in the Constitution.A change by Councilman Bill Evans was also approved, stating the law would be in...
Judge refuses to drop charges against police in Gray death

...was impacted by the fact that her husband Nick Mosby is a councilman in a district that experienced a disproportionate amount of violence "troubling and condescending.""Being married to a councilman is not a reason for recusal," he said.Williams added that...
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Los Angeles panel proposes homelessness emergency, funds'll enter the largest concentration of homeless in the country - about 4,000 homeless living in Skid Row," said Councilman Jose Huizar, who co-chairs the City Council's homelessness & poverty committee."Unfortunately, that is just a small...
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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...


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