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Gubernatorial races low-key for primary

...Yakutat mayor. Walker, 63, is an attorney focused on oil and gas issues with non-industry clients, as well as a former mayor of Valdez, the terminus for the 800-mile trans-Alaska oil pipeline.Laury Roberts Scandling, a spokeswoman for...
Southeast lands $6.7M in PILT payments within their jurisdiction. As a whole, Alaska has more than 255 million acres of qualifying land."As a former mayor, I know what these funds can mean for Alaska's small communities surrounded by federal lands," U.S. Sen. Mark...
Drink up, NYC

...nearly a decade. But consumption of other sugary beverages, such as sports drinks and energy drinks, has grown.Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg made the soda ban a signal piece of his assertive public-health agenda."Due to today's unfortunate...
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Alaska communities to receive $28.5M in PILT

...out to municipalities across the nation this year, the largest amount ever allocated under the PILT program."As a former mayor, I know what these funds can mean for Alaska's small communities surrounded by federal lands," Begich said in the...
Peter McKay

...did as a community planner and organizer in Aniak. Culturally he was extremely sensitive," said Lamont Albertson, former mayor of Aniak. In 1985, McKay moved to Juneau. For the next 25 years, as a planner for the State, McKay traveled to...
My Turn: Facts and rhetoric on oil tax reform

...Independent and Democratic Gubernatorial candidates Byron Mallott and Bill Walker, Democratic and Republican legislators, former Mayors Jim Whittaker (R-Fairbanks) and Jack Roderick (D-Anchorage) and others - for speaking up.Repealing SB 21 will...
A bridge between generations: Cyril George remembered

...Beaver) clan from Khaakaak'w Hit (Basket Bay Arch House) of Angoon, died April 15 in Anchorage at age 92. George, former mayor of Angoon, had lived in Juneau since 1975.George was remembered this past week for his gifts as an orator, storyteller...
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Solemn tributes mark Boston Marathon bombing

...resilience in the face of a terror attack."This day will always be hard, but this place will always be strong," former Mayor Thomas Menino told an invitation-only audience of about 2,500 people at the Hynes Convention Center, not far from...
Venezuelan opposition leader sits out dialogue

...Leopoldo Lopez, remains jailed along with dozens of others who have taken part in anti-government protests.Lopez, a former mayor of a district in the capital, is being held in a military jail outside Caracas on charges that include criminal incitement...
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Call for Ketchikan councilman to step down

...being on the Council with someone like that," Harris said. "Especially after the Jack Shay debacle."Shay, a former mayor and city council member, was convicted of possession of child pornography in 2012."I have already called (Wodehouse...


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