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Call for Ketchikan councilman to step down

...When asked for comment, Wodehouse referred a reporter to his lawyer without providing his attorney's name.Mayor Lew Williams III said Wodehouse should step down to take care of his personal problems and then run for a seat later, if he wishes...
Sitka elects McConnell mayor; Wrangell race too close to call

...taking just 101 votes to 397 for Maxlyn Wiederspohn.Ketchikan city voters also went to the polls Tuesday. Mayor Lew Williams III was easily reelected, taking 599 votes to 110 for challenger Lewis Armey Jr., according to unofficial results...
Legislature finishes up operating budget

...15 million allocation in the budget."We are looking to not only just have funding from the state," said Mayor Lew Williams III, noting that the project is the "top priority" for the Ketchikan area. "As the city of Ketchikan, we are going...
Public calls for more in capital budget

...Ketchikan and Petersburg said some of their basic facilities are no longer adequate for community needs.Ketchikan Mayor Lew Williams III and others asked senators to commit $20 million toward reconstruction of the PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center...
New version of capital budget strips 'Road' funds

...Ketchikan was also designated for a grant of $10 million - half the amount that several Ketchikaners, including Mayor Lew Williams III, asked for a project to expand and renovate the PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center.Sen. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka...
3 apply to replace Ketchikan mayor

...who resigned to take a job with U.S. Sen. Mark Begich. The applicants are Devon Blunden, Charles Edwardson and Lew Williams III, a city councilman. Blunden listed a Ran Ramon, Calif., mailing address. He wrote in his application that he...
Ketchikan considers telecommunications division sale

...Tuesday to authorize brokerage firm Falkenberg Capital Corp. of Denver to start working toward a sale. Councilman Lew Williams III says he was disappointed in the failure by voters to sell the division 13 years ago and that it won't attract a...
Vote no on port revenue bond

...transportation improvements? Why does the Casey Moran Float need realignment? Sound off on the important issues at I read Lew Williams III's article with great interest, speaking to the Chamber of Commerce at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall promoting...
Alaska Briefs

...The state Department of Transportation did not immediately return a call seeking comment Monday. Council member Lew Williams III said $3.9 million wouldn't be enough to complete all the city's planned harbor improvements, but it would...
Ketchikan shoots down tour ship tax

...that it had a choice: a head tax or an eventual increase in property tax and an 8 percent sales tax. Councilman Lew Williams III disagreed with Coyne's assessment. ``We haven't raised property tax because we have people coming off those...


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