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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...
State | AK legislature
City Council won't censure member

NORTH POLE - The North Pole City Council decided not to admonish Councilman Doug Wilson for secretly recording a meeting that was closed to the public. The Fairbanks...
Councilwoman in North Pole resigns amid complaints

NORTH POLE - North Pole City Councilwoman Victoria Thompson has resigned. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported Thompson stepped down to protect the city...
North Pole considers censuring member

NORTH POLE - The North Pole City Council will decide the day before the municipal election on a resolution condemning Councilman Doug Wilson for secretly recording...
North Pole council delays ethics board

NORTH POLE - The North Pole City Council will take up the issue of creating a new Board of Ethics on Tuesday. The council delayed any changes in procedures for...
Regional News
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...
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...
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...
Refinery seeks locations for new North Pole wells

...water wells that also are tainted but are outside North Pole city limits. Flint Hills called the meeting Tuesday to give...solution. One possible solution involves expanding the North Pole city water system. Another option is water holding tanks...


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