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Fairbanks to consider mail-in ballots

...about ballot security and voters being influenced by other household members as they filled out a ballot at home, Kenai Borough clerk Johni Blankenship said. "What was interesting about it is that it passed with flying colors in all of the current...
My Turn: Walker needs to get back to thinking outside the box

...commented back favorably. Sen. Johnny Ellis emailed me stating, "Your proposal is very worthy of consideration."Kenai Borough Mayor Mike Navarre thought the idea was sound and told me some creative ways he has saved the borough interest payments...
My Turn: A reminder there is always a '12th player' in the Alaska Legislature

...when 200 people packed the Alaska Experience Theater meeting room in Anchorage, 100 members of the public filled the Kenai Borough Building in Soldotna, 50 Sitkans gave public testimony and more than 30 tribes, including the Sitka Tribe of Alaska...
Kenai borough mayor vetoes vote on motel-bed tax

KENAI - Voters in the Kenai Peninsula won't have the chance to decide whether to implement a 3-percent tax on motel beds in the borough. Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre on Monday vetoed the measure from going to the ballot.
Proud of Gail

...sporting goods store in Homer or her countless hours serving the public as a proud member of the Homer City Council, Kenai Borough Assembly or a representative in the State House, Gail Phillips has given her all to make Alaska a great place to raise...
State Briefs

...more patrols of neighborhood streets. Officers now spend much of their time policing the Parks Highway, she said. Kenai borough re-elects mayor KENAI - Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Dale Bagley easily won a second term in office. Bagley garnered...
Ketchikan next in line for prison pitch

...prison. The state now pays nearly $19 million a year to house up to 800 prisoners at a private prison in Arizona. Kenai Borough Mayor Dale Bagley, who supported exploring the prison's feasibility, said he doesn't expect Kenai to try again...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...project manager for the Division of Land, said the plan, issued Friday, ``provides a good balance.'' But Kenai Borough Mayor Dale Bagley said that's not the case. ``The state is willing to let us select mountainsides and swamps...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...municipalities and boroughs? Why should the state of Alaska expect one tribe to speak for another? Do they expect the Kenai Borough to speak for the Mat-Su Borough? Or do they expect the city of Palmer to speak for the city of Nome? The meetings...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...surveyor by profession but was better known for his public service to Alaska. He served on the Kenai City Council, the Kenai Borough Assembly, and was elected a state representative from the Kenai Peninsula in 1972. He served 12 years in the Alaska...


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