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My Turn: History shows Walker and Mallott made the smart move

Since the gubernatorial election in 1978, there have been six three-way races for governor where the third-party candidate pulled enough votes (greater than nine percent) to affect the outcome of the election.
A good crop of candidates

...finishing his first three-year term on the Assembly and not running for reelection. The other areawide assemblymember is Kate Troll, who is finishing her first year on the Assembly.Incumbent Assemblyman Jesse Kiehl is the only candidate for District...
My Turn: If Ballot Measure 1 is about jobs, families and our future - vote 'Yes'

It's hard not to miss the full page ads being run by BP, ConocoPhillips and Exxon that suggest Ballot Measure One is not about Big Oil but our jobs, our families and our future. So let's go through these aspects one by one.
First-time rules for secondhand stores

...pawn shops are required to hold items for 30 days.All other committee members - Chairman Jesse Kiehl, Assemblywoman Kate Troll and Assemblyman Loren Jones - voted down Nankervis' motion to remove the holding period.Hammons said secondhand stores...
Family of teen killed on Auke Lake sues city, two others

...Peterson said at the meeting. The ordinance was narrowly adopted 5-4, with Karen Crane, Loren Jones, Jesse Kiehl and Kate Troll voting against.The complaints against Herring and Miller stem from the allegation that the two "owed a duty of care...
Water, sewer fees will rise in 2015

...balancing ... on the back of the people" and he would prefer increases of 3 percent for both utilities.Assemblywoman Kate Troll made a motion to begin the increase Jan. 1, rather than the Sept. 1, 2014, which was written into the original ordinance...
Lights out on future cell towers?

...lighted towers to come into conformance as possible ... a year or 18 months after this is adopted," Assemblywoman Kate Troll said. "I feel that the issue that's come repeatedly before us is the lighting issue."Assemblywoman Karen Crane...
My Turn: Honor Hammond by repealing SB 21

In case you missed it, July 21 was officially former Gov. Jay Hammond Day. Many young Alaskans or those new to Alaska are probably saying, "so what?" right about now. The "so what" for me is that Gov.
Eaglecrest board gives ice rink cold shoulder

...brings in a little more than half that in revenue."I think we should wait and study this," he said.Assemblywoman Kate Troll said it was clear the rink wouldn't work under the Eaglecrest board."On first blush, I thought this made a whole...
My Turn: Vote 'Yes' to restore Alaska as an owner state

As any regular reader of my columns knows, I do not align myself with the politics of former Gov. Sarah Palin. The less I hear or read about her, the better.


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