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My Turn: Don't wait for Alaska to crash

...Democrats alike must channel Abraham Lincoln and find the courage to act before it is too late. ? Fran Ulmer is a former mayor, legislator, Alaska lieutenant governor, UAA chancellor, director of ISER and staff member to Gov. Jay Hammond...
GOP wins Kentucky guv's race in top state election

...values still matter."In the race for Houston's next mayor, veteran state Rep. Sylvester Turner and Bill King, a former mayor of a Houston suburb, will meet in a Dec. 12 runoff. It was one of more than 300 mayoral races happening across the...
Nation and World
My Turn: What's at stake for Alaska in Shell's Arctic drilling program?

...they have in the European North Sea offshore developments. And that will be good for all of us.? Paul Fuhs is the former Mayor of Unalaska/Dutch Harbor, former commissioner of Commerce and Economic Development and is currently a port development...
Fearing stigma, Colorado contested Superfund status for mine

...heavily scrutinized and more costly to develop, said Ernest Kuhlman, a San Juan County commissioner and Silverton's former mayor.Also, the stigma could have scared away rafters and anglers who helped bring $19 billion in tourism money to Colorado...
Not For Web
As the Alaska Legislature makes cuts, ripples will splash across the state sent back to the Legislature.Lawmakers have repeatedly said they support revenue sharing. Many legislators are former mayors or city council members and know first-hand the benefits of revenue sharing. Speaking on statewide radio last week...
State | AK legislature
Assembly Meeting wrap-up: Giant whale statue to arrive in summer

...economy and increase revenue."It will be an enduring, iconic element" for all Alaskans when finished, Watt said.Former Mayor Bruce Botelho attended the meeting specifically to witness the long-awaited whale project move closer to completion...
Canada border hours worry Hyder residents

...putting a chain across your own driveway.""We consider ourselves one community," said Angela Brand Danuser, former mayor of Stewart. "We do everything together, and everything that Stewart does, we promote it as Stewart and Hyder...
Walker, lawmakers disagree on purpose of state gas board

After Gov. Bill Walker appointed two former state senators and a former mayor to the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation Board of Directors - the group overseeing the state's efforts to develop a liquefied...
Construction to begin on Icy Strait Point dock

...September.Few in Hoonah denied the need for a cruise ship dock; what they differed on is where the dock should be built. Former Mayor Seferino Villarreal, Vice-Mayor Mary Erickson and others supported a dock at Shaman Point, between Icy Strait Point...
Parnell throws in the towel

...has been an honor to serve as governor of Alaska for more than five years," Parnell wrote.Walker, an attorney and former mayor of Valdez, is the first candidate unaffiliated with a party to be elected governor since statehood. He is scheduled...


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