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Nome voters elect first Alaska Native woman mayor

ANCHORAGE - Denise Michels, who was elected mayor of Nome by voters last week, is the first Alaska Native woman to hold the post in the town's 100-year history. A 37-year-old...

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This Day in History

In Alaska Sound off on the important issues at In 1939, Fred Kubon was elected Mayor of Nome. A total of 137 votes were cast. In 1940, the sawmill of the Columbia Lumber Co. at Sitka was destroyed by fire. In the nation...

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East Coast attacks strangle mail service in Alaska

...which means Juneau continues to get its junk mail. "We don't even have that to burn," said Leo Rasmussen, mayor of Nome where a panic buying spree shortly after Tuesday's terrorist attacks in New York and Washington D.C., emptied...

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Fiber optic line could connect parts of Alaska, bring Internet to villages

...Internet, which is expensive and sometimes sluggish. "It's really, really slow," said Denise Michels, the mayor of Nome, one of 14 rural communities that have written letters in favor of the Kodiak Kenai Cable project. She said high-speed...

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Whitaker wins Fairbanks race

...defeating two-term incumbent Leo Rasmussen. Michels is believed to be the first woman and first Alaska Native elected mayor of Nome. Nome voters also decided to raise their municipal sales tax from 4 percent to 5 percent. Elsewhere in Alaska, voters...

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Poll: Big leads for Parnell, Berkowitz

...state-wide races in recent years and holds a substantial advantage in name recognition over competitor Michels, the mayor of Nome. Despite Benson's previous runs, that race still has almost half the Democratic primary voters undecided. That...

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Poll: test

...state-wide races in recent years and holds a substantial advantage in name recognition over competitor Michels, the mayor of Nome. Despite Benson's previous runs, that race still has almost half the Democratic primary voters undecided. That...

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Poll: Big leads for Parnell, Berkowitz

...state-wide races in recent years and holds a substantial advantage in name recognition over competitor Michels, the mayor of Nome. Despite Benson's previous runs, that race still has almost half the Democratic primary voters undecided. That...

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This Day in History

...Northern Commercial Company succeeded the Alaska Commercial Company in many areas. In 1939, Fred Kubon was elected mayor of Nome. In 1940, the sawmill of the Columbia Lumber Company at Sitka was destroyed by fire. In the nation In 1830, the...

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