Fisk unseats incumbent Sanford for mayor

...overwhelming defeat for Juneau mayor Merrill Sanford, who was ousted by new challenger Greg...2,919 votes, nearly double that of Sanford, who received 1,470 votes, according...results were read aloud in chambers, Sanford congratulated Fisk in front of the 30-plus...
Photos: Sanford sendoff; swearing in

Mayor Merrill Sanford shares a laugh with Deputy Major Mary Becker as the Assembly thanks him for his service to the city Tuesday night.
Writers' Weir: A poem by Byron L. Sanford

...disappears from the day,While the woman he loves now rocks by his sideTo accompany him on their life's way. ? Byron L. Sanford, a Juneau resident from 1962-1997, wrote this poem about his life in August 2014.Byron and his first wife, Darlyne and...
Mines protest briefly interrupts luncheon

...City and Borough of Juneau Mayor Merrill Sanford's office, some protestors entered the...understanding each other," he said.Sanford said in his opening remarks that BC officials...Alaska's mine permitting processes.Sanford thanked the protestors and they left shortly...
Mayor creates city manager hiring committee

Mayor Merrill Sanford has appointed a small committee to help the City and Borough of Juneau's...charged with approving recruitment, a selection process and materials," Sanford wrote. Deputy Mayor Mary Becker will chair the committee, which also...
Photo: Outgoing incumbent

Mayor Merrill Sanford, left, concedes the election to Greg Fisk in the Assembly Chamber Tuesday evening.
Juneau is Purple Heart City

Juneau Mayor Merrill Sanford has issued a proclamation declaring Juneau a Purple Heart City, a designation that honors men and women in uniform who were wounded...
Photo: Firefighter awards

...wife, City Attorney Amy Mead, after receiving the Ken Akerley Fire Service Leadership of the Year award from Mayor Merrill Sanford at the beginning of Tuesday's Assembly meeting. Firefighter/EMT Meg Thordarson also was recognized with the Dell Moffit...
Sanford sworn in as Juneau's mayor, Jones sworn in to Assembly, Nankervis unable to attend

Juneau's new mayor, Merrill Sanford, was sworn in Monday evening at a special...the Assembly, Botelho acknowledged both Sanford and newly-minted Assemblymember Loren... for Sanford, Botelho said, "I think the citizens...
Chamber taps Sanford as Citizen of the Year

...and former Assembly member, Merrill Sanford.Chamber member Romer Derr presented the award to a surprised Sanford during the Chamber's annual dinner...leaves me a little bit speechless," Sanford told the business leaders of the community...


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