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Appeals court rejects borough hiring preference ordinance

...decision affirms a decision by U.S. District Court Judge John Sedwick, who heard the case in Fairbanks. The North Slope Borough Assembly passed the hiring preference ordinance in 1997. Assembly members claimed it was needed because Inupiat Eskimos...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070903/sta_hiringprefs.shtml
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Alaska Gasline Port Authority loses member

...by public votes in Fairbanks and Valdez and on the North Slope, to bring natural gas to more Alaskans. The North Slope Borough Assembly voted this week to back out of the authority.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051010/reg_637078687.shtml
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...create more problems than it would solve,'' Nageak said in a statement Monday. He said he would ask the North Slope Borough Assembly to let ``this divisive issue die now before it costs the borough more money than it already has.'' In...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041399/Loc_preferences.shtml
State high court rejects Native hiring preference ordinance

...and protection under the law." It also prohibits discrimination based on race or national origin. The North Slope Borough Assembly passed the hiring preference ordinance in 1997. Assembly members claimed it was warranted because Inupiat...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051903/sta_nativehiring.shtml
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Federal court seeks guidance on Native-hire law

...about.'' David Crosby, a Juneau lawyer hired to handle the case for the borough, would not comment. The North Slope Borough Assembly enacted the hiring preference in 1997, saying that it was warranted because Inupiat Eskimos had a higher unemployment...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081300/Loc_native.html
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Kodiak crews open search and rescue base in Barrow

...then look over their aircraft and equipment.Coast Guard Lt. Vincent Jansen also gave a briefing during a North Slope Borough assembly meeting to discuss the Coast Guard's planned aviation operations around the area."For the first week and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-07-19/kodiak-crews-open-search-and-rescue-bas
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Subsistence hunters protest duck stamps

...said. "They want to eat, support their families. That's all we want to do here, just to survive." The North Slope Borough Assembly and other Barrow-based groups recently passed resolutions opposing the duck-stamp opinion, said Taqqulik...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042610/sta_623751325.shtml
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