Budget bill introduced

...debt service, fund capitalization and retirement accounts.During the committee meeting, Rep. Tammie Wilson, R-North Pole, discussed the possibility of gathering funds from all available state savings accounts to fund the $2.1 billion...
State | AK legislature
First special session concludes

...this session violates the Alaska Constitution," Wielechowski said.Senate Majority Leader John Coghill, R-North Pole, said he agreed with Wielechowski, which is why the governor's special session should end."All good points...
State | Local | AK legislature
My Turn: Murkowski on Arctic ignorance: Let it go!

...increasingly sought to participate in Arctic Council deliberations; some of them closer to the equator than they are the North Pole. Non-Arctic actors have sought observer status, which is open to non-Arctic states. At present, 12 of the 32...
Race car drivers in Interior ready for 2015 season

...two main car racing courses, the North Pole Speedway and the Mitchell Raceway...admired but not tinkered with. At the North Pole Speedway, drivers race Legend Cars...organization that operates races at the North Pole Speedway."Racing is more of a...
North Pole Refinery tax assessment cut by more than half

FAIRBANKS - The North Pole Refinery has been assessed at less than...larger-than-expected tax hit for the city of North Pole.The city of 2,200 just south of...been certified and could be appealed.North Pole has had annual tax revenues of about...
North Pole Refinery tax assessment cut by more than half

...proposed property assessment for the idle oil refinery at North Pole is valuing the land and buildings at less than half of...assessment will mean sharply reduced tax revenue for North Pole.In the past, taxes on the property accounted for about...
Questions linger as date for lawmakers to reconvene looms

...floor sessions until then.But House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, and Senate Majority Leader John Coghill, R-North Pole, questioned bringing the full Legislature back to Juneau to gavel in if there is nothing new to act upon. Both hoped...
Impasse remains as few lawmakers return

...Democrats, grumbling about a lack of progress, plan their own hearings. But Senate Majority Leader John Coghill, R-North Pole, said that's not negotiating. One reason the Senate has held off on budget hearings is to see if the House majority...
North Pole ices Crimson Bears

NORTH POLE - DeAundre Campbell's long touchdown run in the fourth quarter helped the North Pole Patriots hold off a Juneau-Douglas threat...again but the ball went out of bounds, and North Pole found itself at its 40-yard line for...
Fairbanks borough allows pot smoking on private property assembly on Thursday approved most general guidelines set by the state and the cities of Fairbanks and North Pole.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported those governments prohibit public smoking at schools, parks, highways...


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