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State proposed regulations would limit Ketchikan marijuana

...buildings, and you've got day care centers in many places people don't think of," said Ketchikan Gateway Borough planning director Borough Chris French. He's the committee's lead staff member on marijuana issues.Draft regulations are legally...
Fairbanks population shrinks in new estimates

...We have a very transient community in the military that doesn't often stay that long," said borough community planning director Christine Nelson. "That can yield big ups and downs depending on what's happening ... military is a big part...
Some banks bowing out of dealing with pot business

...Colorado, where marijuana shops are essentially all-cash businesses.Chris French, Ketchikan Gateway Borough planning director, attended a January conference discussing public safety and marijuana in Denver.He said in late January that based...
Pot symposium in Colorado draws Alaska officials

...Eric Jewkes will also attend, along with North Pole Police Chief Steve Dutra and the Fairbanks North Star Borough planning director.North Pole had a mandatory arrest policy for marijuana, Dutra said."We took a strict approach to it so there...
Ketchikan assembly vows to wait before voting on pot ban

...Cooperative Relations Committee to attempt an island-wide solution.The committee meets at noon Friday. Borough Planning Director Chris French, who in January attended a public safety conference in Denver dealing with marijuana, will give a...
State | AK legislature
Ketchikan leaders talks pot regulation the Assembly the ability "to outlaw businesses that would grow marijuana or sell marijuana" in the borough, Planning Director Chris French told the assembly.Though prohibition is on the table, not many on the assembly talked about an outright...
New road to fisheries center wins approval

...that area. She said she's worried that the subdivision's sewage will flow onto the beach and into the ocean. Planning Director Dale Pernula told the commission it is too early to determine where sewer lines in the area will be located. Robinson...
Coeur Alaska to fuel ferries at Cascade Pt.

...there has been an unfortunate amount of confusion and miscommunication about the mine's fueling operations. City planning director Peter Freer said not enough analysis was completed on fueling operations to satisfy the city's concerns. As a...
Astute management

...In my five years as commissioner of Health and Social Services, she, as Gov. Hammond's policy development and planning director, twice monitored a departmental assessment with a 10 percent budget cut prior to its being included in the governor's...
Juneau Empire Story Archive only $1,000, largely because of the cost of demolition and asbestos abatement, said Wells Williams, city planning director. ``We estimate it would take $390,000 to raze the building - get it down to gravel,'' Williams said...


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