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Falcons underdogs but overachievers

...SOHI coach Galen Brantley Jr., TMHS coach Jeep Rice, and former JDHS head coach Rich Sjoroos (2005 Railbelt Conference & Alaska State Assistant Coach of the Year; 2009 Railbelt & Alaska State Head Coach of the Year) for interview time.
My Turn: Losing our heads over taxes

...portion of the statewide tax to help fund needed dock and waterfront improvements. According to legislative sources, the state head tax (known as the Commercial Passenger Vessel Excise Tax) has been overspent in past years and needs to be reassessed...
Empire Editorial: Take head taxes off the chopping block

...feels a bit like marine highway robbery. By putting state head tax dollars in the general fund, the fees generated...encourage lawmakers in the House to fight this usurpation of state head tax dollars, if not for the sake of the communities...
Off with their head (tax)

...Thursday to take away millions in state head tax dollars for 2016. In one received about $5 million from state head tax. CBJ Port Director Carl Uchytil...Ketchikan's is $7 - the actual state head tax for passengers stopping in those...
Taylor to run for lieutenant governor ever-growing big government," he said. Phillips said there's a need to look at new revenue sources as the state heads toward a $1 billion budget deficit in 2005. "Definitely, I think we need a long-range fiscal plan," she said...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Pearce, whose head tax proposal passed the Senate last year, said the industry needs to pay something to the state and a state head tax will prevent the industry from playing communities off against each other. A $50 head tax on 700,000 cruise ship...
Ron Paul supporters host campaign manager today

...local Ron Paul Meetup group. Sound off on the important issues at Lew Moore said he sees opportunity in Alaska as the state heads toward primary and caucus elections on Feb. 5, or "Super Tuesday." The campaign manager ends a four-day visit...
Juneau Digest

...days. After that, the demolition phase of the project will begin. Head Start opens meeting in Juneau JUNEAU - Alaska State Head Start, which helps more than 3,600 poor children with education, medical and dental care, opens a three-day conference...
First full cruise season under new rules starts

...last several years, the Alaska cruise industry has benefited from the rebounding U.S. economy, a 2010 rollback of a state head tax on cruise ship passengers, and a robust tourism marketing budget, Binkley said.Twenty-eight ships are expected...
Former Montana State coach Mick Durham picked to head Nanooks men's basketball

FAIRBANKS - Former Montana State head coach Mick Durham, who ranks first in the Big Sky Conference with his 246 career wins, has been selected as the Alaska Nanooks...


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