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Attorney says panel is treating Fairbanks mayor unfairly

...was fined $650 for accepting checks collected by employees of the Ranch Motel. The corporation was managed by political activist Donna Gilbert, a Stiver supporter.A commission staff attorney has recommended $4,000 in fines and reimbursement...
Playboy Spaceman: Onward and upward

...Front of You."She sings harmony on "Sonneman," a song inspired by the memory of longtime Juneau resident and political activist Joe Sonneman, who died in 2009. George Kuhar got to know him while renting a room in his house on Willoughby Avenue...
Dems say they'll support push for oil tax referendum cut, said Monday they plan to support an effort to try to overturn the measure.Former state legislator and political activist Ray Metcalfe announced Sunday that he is pursuing a public vote on the matter. He said Monday he hopes to submit...
Outside editorial: Crack down on groups that dodge sunlight, taxes

...2002 McCain-Feingold campaign finance law limited direct contributions (hard money) to political parties, political activists developed the concept of "soft money." Democrats led the way, using so-called "527 corporations" (after...
My Turn: Targeted visitor taxes hurt Alaska businesses

Alaska's fiscal gap has moved to center stage and politicians and political activists across the state are rummaging to find new state revenue sources. One thing most of these efforts have in common is that they...
Other parties offer unique views of the state's future

...Republican Sen. Rick Halford's seat. Mendias, a retired teacher, calls herself an angry grandmother and a political activist. She said she decided to be the Republican Moderate party's top office-seeker as an alternative to other parties...
Empire editorial: Keep working hard to shape Tongass' future

...Campion Foundation and The Nature Conservancy. Emotional topics often draw emotional responses. Camps of warring political activists turned our last set of national elections into bad-spirited slugfests. By contrast, these leaders in conservation...
Up-and-coming protest singer Smith sings for peace

...Justice Opening act: Juneau's Jane Roodenburg Singer, guitarist, fiddler, international affairs analyst and political activist Stephan Smith played about 20 times in four days during the recent Republican National Convention in New York City...
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Empire Editorial: California dreamin'

...hardship of settling Alaska, and serve as an enticement to remain in Alaska after retirement. On a slow news day, a political activist succeeded in capturing headlines, but it is obvious from Wuerth's "leaked" comments to the press that his recall...
Poll: Alaska a mystery to America, in which "opinion leaders" - defined as influential people ranging from newspaper letter writers to political activists - were used to elaborate on the responses, Dittman said. Murkowski said he and the state's congressional delegation...


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