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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...
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...
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
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...
Statue ordered down from Ketchikan business

...unanimously Monday that the Planning Commission was correct in refusing to overturn an administrative decision by Borough Planning Director Tom Williams. Williams decided not to issue an after-the-fact zoning permit for the "Fiddler on the Roof...
ADOT shares transportation plan with city

...service, while funding for all modes of statewide transportation also is dimming.Andy Hughes, ADOT's Southeast Planning Director, and Jeff Ottesen, statewide program development director, reviewed the scoping report and financials associated...
Railroad project to reroute track delayed

...most populated part of Fort Wainwright. "We're doing away with crossings," Alaska Railroad Corp. strategic planning director Bruce Carr said. "We're improving the quality of the track." The delay in construction is because the federal...
This Day in History

...The Alaska Defense Command was established under General Simon Bolivar Buckner. ? In 1969, Anchorage Borough Planning Director, Robert Pavitt, predicted an Anchorage population of 250,000 by 1988. ? In 1975, Ham omelets cooked in Anchorage...
This Day in History

...Defense Command was established under General Simon Bolivar Buckner Jr. In 1969, Robert Pavitt, Anchorage Borough planning director, predicted an Anchorage population of 250,000 by 1988. In 1975, ham omelets cooked in Anchorage were blamed...


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