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New district attorney named for Fairbanks area

...plans to transfer to his new position June 1.As Fairbanks district attorney, Olson also will supervise the North Slope Borough office.Olson, who has worked for the Department of Law for about 15 years, most recently served as an assistant...
Photo: The weight of assessment

...R-Eagle River, left, and Rep. Wes Keller, R-Wasilla, listen to Peggy Cowan, superintendent of the North Slope Borough School District, speak in favor of HB 80 at the Capitol on Thursday. The bill would repeal the requirement for secondary...
Tribe criticizes Walker for support of reserve drilling plan

...Fleener said. "The thing that's tough for us right now is many projects are taking place across Alaska."The North Slope Borough government supports the ConocoPhillips plan. The Native village corporations for Nuiqsut and the North Slope region...
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Man indicted in death of Alaska prosecutor

...convicted felon, is charged with assault and resisting or interfering with arrest on Sept. 21. In an affidavit, North Slope Borough police Lt. Travis Welch said Fischer punched the same woman in the face then used his 6-year-old daughter as a...
Concerns raised about marijuana law

...workplaces.They discussed their concerns during a recent meeting sponsored by the Alaska Municipal League.North Slope Borough Assemblyman Forrest Olemaun told KUAC that opposition by him and other Native leaders stems from the damage substance...
Walker interviews for cabinet positions

...from current Commissioner Angela Rodell, who has been in the position since last year. Hoffbeck served as the North Slope Borough's chief financial officer from 2006 to 2011, and as borough Mayor Charlotte Brower's chief of staff in 2012...
Duck stamp legislation passes with exemption post offices and the Internet.The provision Congressman Young spearheaded has received support from numerous rural and Alaska Native organizations, including the Association of Village Council Presidents and the North Slope Borough.
Walker names first Cabinet picks

...University of Alaska Fairbanks. Hoffbeck formerly served as a petroleum property assessor for the state and as a North Slope Borough finance director.Walker takes office Dec. 1. In an interview Friday, he said he is examining positions and not...
Convicted felon killed prosecutor in jealous rage

...Sullivan, an assistant district attorney in the country's northernmost community.In a charging document, North Slope Borough police said Fischer shot Sullivan twice in the head in a jealous rage over the estranged mother of Fischer's children...
Lab results pending for seals found covered in oil

...continues to run tests to determine the substance on the seals. Sheffield also has sent tissue samples to the North Slope Borough, whose wildlife-management office assisted with testing in 2012.


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