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2014 Southeast Alaska Business and Community of the Year Awards

...solves problems, drives innovation and by doing so has created jobs in a place that needed them the most."City of Pelican Mayor, Patricia Phillips accepted the award on behalf of the community and expressed her enthusiasm for the project...
Pelican avoids hefty increase in utility rates

...make enough revenue to consistently run and pay its employees, under the new rate. "I feel good about it," said Pelican Mayor Patricia Phillips. Kake Tribal Corp. officials did not return phone calls by press time. Previously, Kake Tribal...
$23 million to go to bay fleet well as restrictions in the bay. "The money is a kind of short-term fix for a long-term problem," said Pelican Mayor Kathie Wasserman. "This addresses a need, but it doesn't suddenly make it all go away." Glen Woods, general...
LeConte to return this week; Pelican suffers service loss

...this month. "We are a distressed community economically and some of us cannot afford to travel without the ferry," Pelican Mayor Patty Phillips said. During this season, residents make trips to Juneau for holiday shopping and bring back presents...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Spencer Sneed of Anchorage, attorney for a committee of major unsecured creditors, said it's premature to comment. Pelican Mayor Kathie Wasserman said she had no clue when the Native corporation would pay off its debts to the city. As of November...
Juneau mayor abstains from no-confidence vote against Alaska Legislature

...because most thought they must act immediately. "Our contention was that we've already given them a year," said Pelican Mayor Kathie Wasserman, president of the Alaska Conference of Mayors. "There were probably two or three mayors there that...
Fishermen, SE leaders meet to discuss salmon industry woes

...continue making a living. The conference is hosted by the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska. Pelican Mayor Kathie Wasserman noted her town's population has dwindled from 175 to 115 in the past few years. "Every single...
Pelican seafood plant lays off workers

...officer of Kake Tribal Corp., which owns the processor. Mitchell wouldn't confirm the number of layoffs, but Pelican Mayor Kathie Wasserman said about 15 people were let go and only 3 ½ positions were retained. She said layoffs and decreased...
Pelican seeking to take over electric utility from Kake Tribal

...certificate away from a functioning utility if there wasn't another utility to provide the service," she said. Pelican Mayor Clint Bean said the city would seek to have the utility's certificate transferred to Pelican. ? Contact reporter...
Pelican to acquire utility, other assets, from Kake Tribal

...foreclosure proceedings from the city of Pelican for unpaid taxes under a similar timeline as the utility dispute.Pelican Mayor Clint Bean did not return phone calls Tuesday or Wednesday, but previously told the Empire the city was trying to...


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