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Rising river threatens Glenn Highway

...water level to take over another 15 feet of river bank in certain areas, KTUU-TV reported.Borough Assembly member Jim Sykes said one home was swept into the river on Thursday, the same area that lost additional riverbank."It's gone from...
Mat-Su officials meet with feds over ferry bill

...The U.S. Navy footed most of the $78 million bill for the Susitna, a prototype military landing craft.Assemblyman Jim Sykes said in an interview that borough leaders discussed possible legal solutions to try and force a settlement during an executive...
Deadline near for Mat-Su's ferry to nowhere

...people that we really need a way out of this and so this kind of puts the fire under that effort," said assembly member Jim Sykes.The ferry has never seen the waters of Cook Inlet and sits docked in Ketchikan, which is costing the borough $29...
Lawmakers hear from community officials on marijuana regs

...businesses."That is the model that works best in agriculture," he said.Matanuska-Susitna Borough Assembly member Jim Sykes said the assembly's recommendation was that licenses not have an economic value.
Juneau voting by precinct, with polling place

...Lisa Murkowski 220 Jerry Sanders 2 Jim Sykes 16 Scott Kolhaas 8 U.S. House...Lisa Murkowski 62 Jerry Sanders 5 Jim Sykes 4 Scott Kolhaas 1 U.S. House race...Lisa Murkowski 81 Jerry Sanders 2 Jim Sykes 5 Scott Kolhaas 2 U.S. House race...
Green Party co-chairman resigns, will run for office

Alaska Green Party Co-chairman Jim Sykes is stepping down as a party official to run in the next statewide election in November. "I stepped down because I didn't want...
Vote totals on various races

U.S. Senator Ted Stevens Republican 154,693 Frank Vondersaar Democrat 20,418 Jim Sykes Green 14,252 Jim Dore AIP 5,803 Len Karpinski Libertarian 1,973 U.S. House Don Young Republican 146,119 Clifford Greene...
Green Party seeks all-Alaska gas line

...Alaska needs to increase its share of the take in resource development and plan for a future without oil, according to Jim Sykes, the Green Party's candidate for U.S. Senate. Sykes, a long-time grassroots organizer and founder of the Alaska...
Green standard-bearers battle it out

...for in most races, but in the battle for U.S. Senate, they have two choices. Green candidates Thomas Higgins and Jim Sykes face off in the primary Aug. 27 for the chance to go up against the popular incumbent, Republican Ted Stevens, in November...
Group wants merger suit

...of BP Amoco PLC and Atlantic Richfield Co. ``The only leverage the state has is to file an antitrust suit,'' said Jim Sykes, executive director of Oilwatch Alaska and a former Green Party candidate for governor. ``We can still negotiate and...


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