Juneau transportation heads for transformation of a barge port near the end of North Douglas Highway. Mayor Merrill Sanford said he had not been aware that the delay was...current funding of approximately $2.8 million will allow.Mayor Sanford repeated that he didn't want to keep spending money...
Walker interviews for cabinet positions

...since last year. Hoffbeck served as the North Slope Borough's chief financial officer from 2006 to 2011, and as borough Mayor Charlotte Brower's chief of staff in 2012, according to a news release from Walker. Hoffbeck was the state's petroleum...
Mayors conference urges no vote on pot initiative

...marijuana by people 21 and older.The mayors conference is also donating...No on 2."Bristol Bay Borough Mayor Dan O'Hara says mayors are concerned with the message...pot would send to youth.Palmer Mayor DeLena Johnson says her community...
City officials launch daycare reform

...providers can operate at a cost-effective capacity.Kako-Gehring met with Sen. Dennis Egan, Assemblyman Jesse Kiehl, Deputy Mayor Mary Becker and Rep. Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau, on Tuesday to brainstorm revisions to the limit on the number of children allowed...
Assembly silent on pot shops

...I don't know the impact on the Borough and I don't know what would come before the Assembly," she said in an email.Mayor Merrill Sanford and Assemblymembers Mary Becker, Debbie White and Jerry Nankervis did not respond to an emailed request for...
Walker ousts Parnell

...immediate further comment.Walker, an attorney and former mayor of Valdez, is the first candidate unaffiliated with a party...seen as more competitive to Parnell, who ran with Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan, a fellow Republican. Walker and Mallott joined...
Police seek new leads in Fairbanks fire death

...been sprayed with a fire extinguisher. The Alaska state crime lab would not accept the clothing for testing. But Fairbanks Mayor John Eberhart over the summer asked police to send the clothing to a private crime lab that specializes in fire investigations...
Parnell throws in the towel

...has been an honor to serve as governor of Alaska for more than five years," Parnell wrote.Walker, an attorney and former mayor of Valdez, is the first candidate unaffiliated with a party to be elected governor since statehood. He is scheduled to be...
Juneau gains a sister city in the Philippines

...the sister city's paradise. Mayor Sanford joked that Deputy Mayor Mary Becker was secretly planning an exchange with Kalibo Vice-Mayor Madeline A. Regalado."I," she said just before mayors Sanford and Lachica signed the...
Mayor Sullivan supports Juneau as capital, won't relocate if elected lt. gov.

Anchorage mayor and candidate for lieutenant governor Dan Sullivan does not plan to relocate...Ulmer lived in Juneau while in office. Ulmer, who served as Juneau's mayor before her time as lieutenant governor from 1994 to 2002 under Gov. Tony...


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