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Borough urges caution for K-beach flooded homes

...drainage, he said. "You won't find anywhere else in the borough where that type of development has occurred," Chief of Staff Paul Ostrander said. "It just doesn't exist." The 'Geographic Information' page located on the borough's...
Board of Fisheries nominee withdraws name

...Associated Press seeking confirmation.Katie Marquette, a spokeswoman for the governor, said Maw gave a letter to chief of staff Jim Whitaker on Friday.Maw has fished commercially in Cook Inlet and is the former director of the United Cook Inlet...
Alaska Aerospace Corp. floats idea of privatization

...probably be disappointed in the response.The privatization concept has been discussed with Gov. Bill Walker's chief of staff and worked on over the last week or so, Campbell said. Privatization would allow Alaska Aerospace "to create value...
Obama proposes wilderness designation for ANWR

...certain areas of the offshore Arctic. Murkowski said she spoke with Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Jewell's chief of staff in the last few days. Interior Department spokeswoman Jessica Kershaw, responding by email Sunday, did not offer...
Walker addressing Interior energy needs

...says interior energy costs remains a priority for his administration and notes that oil costs will rise again. Walker Chief of Staff Jim Whitaker says the plan wouldn't require the same level of risk to the electric utility as trucking gas to the...
Industry, legislators still buzzing about Walker firings

...of her termination at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 6, three hours before the press release was published, when Walker's Chief of Staff, Jim Whitaker, telephoned."We had a pleasant conversation - we knew each other from having served together in...
Borough drops plan to access North Road gravel pit federal funds earmarked for the project and cannot proceed until they receive a categorical exclusion.Borough Chief of Staff Paul Ostrander said to get a categorical exclusion, the project needs to fit in a listed category depending on how...
News, banned pit bulls after a girl was attacked while walking home in 1997.Paul Cunningham, the South Jordan city chief of staff, said citizens had requested the ban following the attack.To comply with the new law, the city repealed its ban...
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K-Beach flooding area sees slow progress

...borough owned land. To start trenching without knowing what the impacts will be "makes no sense," he said. Borough Chief of Staff Paul Ostrander said the borough has made substantial improvements to Karluk, Buoy, Trawling and Chine all designed...
Apache unveils north road extension plans Jacob's Ladder beach assess, which would mitigate damage done to the wetlands on the corridor, said Borough Chief of Staff Paul Ostrander. The borough received a recommendation from the Alaska Department of Transportation to obtain a categorical...


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