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Mayor of North Pole chides McCain over his elves comment

FAIRBANKS - North Pole Mayor Jeff Jacobson is usually all about all things Christmas. But when you call him and his fellow residents "elves," be prepared for a lump of...
Jones selected for North Pole council

FAIRBANKS - The North Pole City Council has selected Ron Jones to fill a vacancy. Jones replaces Jeff Jacobson, who resigned from the council to become chief of staff for Fairbanks North Star Borough. Jones spent 20 years in the U.S...
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North Pole mayor keeps seat by 2 votes

...Pole Mayor Doug Isaacson won re-election by two votes. He held a nine-vote lead on election night over Councilman Jeff Jacobson. That narrowed to the final two-vote margin Tuesday, 157-155. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports Jacobson...
Official: Five students admit involvement in school weapons plot

...Sound off on the important issues at "I think it was pretty real. They had access to the weapons," said Mayor Jeff Jacobson, a teacher at North Pole Middle School. He said an exhaustive investigation recently wrapped up. The boys, 13 and...
Re-count confirms winner in mayor race

...through a voting machine at the borough administrative building on Friday and gave Isaacson a slim win over former mayor Jeff Jacobson, The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported. Isaacson had 157 votes. Jacobson had 155. Nine votes separated the...
Interior officials claim state biased in funding road projects

...You) have a terrible record of unfulfilled promises and obligations to the northern region," said North Pole Mayor Jeff Jacobson. "We're frustrated." A focus of the meeting was news that a proposed $16.1 million Richardson Highway interchange...
North Pole council delays ethics board

...Daily News-Miner reports the council will hold a work session Tuesday and vote at its March 1 meeting. Councilman Jeff Jacobson proposes eliminating the city council's role in the ethics complaint screening process, establishing a standing...
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North Pole council discovers lack of local firearm ordinance

...on weekdays and 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. on weekends. The gun issue came up after a resident complained to Mayor Jeff Jacobson about his neighbors shooting animals within city limits - which is not now prohibited by ordinance. "There was nothing...
Canadians, Americans want Alaska Highway recognized as international scenic byway

...Canadian mayors traveled the highway to document what it's like to be a tourist on the road, said North Pole Mayor Jeff Jacobson. The mayors are planning another conference on the subject in September at Dawson Creek in British Columbia, Canada...
North Pole sixth-graders given laptops

...homework. "It's been my dream as a teacher that every child in my classroom would have access to a computer," said Jeff Jacobson, one of the two sixth-grade teachers at the middle school. "Now that dream has come true." In the classroom...


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