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North Pole Refinery tax assessment cut by more than half

...had annual tax revenues of about $1 million and the refinery has previously accounted for about 40 percent.The North Pole City Council, anticipating less refinery tax revenue, in December increased alcohol and tobacco taxes and fees for ambulances...
Ketchikan to consider ban on commercial pot

...marijuana use.Similar local proposals have been considered, but not adopted, by the Anchorage Assembly and the North Pole City Council.In Ketchikan, there has been little discussion among assembly members. Most have been either silent on prohibition...
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Fairbanks man paves way for young drivers

...learned a lot.Neither does McGee look like a local politician but that hasn't stopped him from serving on the North Pole City Council for most of the last 15 years."I like a good debate, and I enjoy the interaction with residents," said McGee...
Former North Pole supervisor charged with theft of services

...Official misconduct is based on individuals exercising their official authority improperly for their own benefit. North Pole city officials initiated an investigation last November after receiving some complaints, but turned the matter over to troopers...
Millers' political history a council member in 1978 for another three years. His son, Terry, was elected to a three-year term on the North Pole City Council (at the age of 20) in November, 1963. In 1966 he ran for Legislature, where he put in 10 years. He chalked...
North Pole council discovers lack of local firearm ordinance

NORTH POLE - City council members considering a night noise ordinance scrambled into action last week after discovering there was no local law prohibiting...
Alaska Digest

...Wednesday that his client did not deserve immediate firing after a career marked by good evaluations and conduct. But North Pole City Attorney Zane Wilson said Jurgens' conduct over an extended period of time was serious enough to warrant termination...
Alaska Digest

...let go, Jacobson said, which could explain why he isn't going far. On Monday, Jacobson takes a seat on the North Pole City Council after being mayor for the last seven and a half years. "It won't be the same," said North Pole Clerk Kathy...
Governor appoints ex-lawmaker to lead Dept. of Administration

...the state Department of Administration, Gov. Frank Murkowski announced Saturday. Miller, 51, served on the North Pole City Council from 1976 to 1980. He was elected to the state House of Representatives in 1982 and to the state Senate in 1992...
Filtration system used on tainted well water

...last year but happened years before the company bought the refinery in 2004. Most of the tainted wells are outside North Pole city limits. Sulfolane reportedly seeped into groundwater and private wells from gasoline spills last decade. Some water...


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