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Two contested races for Soldotna council; mayoral candidate to run unopposed

...the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly for 12 years. Sprague said he decided to run for mayor because he has been an elected official for nearly 20 years. He is a retired letter carrier. "I think that I have the background and the experience and...
Look past tax revenue on marijuana issue

...body already knows. Oh boy, we can collect $20 million by just legalizing the dope. It seems to me that every elected official has nothing on their brain, except how can we tax these idiots more so we can look good handing out bundles of money...
For borough mayor, experience matters

...experience matters. Navarre has demonstrated his ability to draw on his own experience as a businessman and as an elected official in effectively overseeing all aspects of the borough's administration.Without a doubt, Navarre has had to address...
Kasilof man petitions to recall assembly member

...because the code is silent on the recall of elected officials. According to Alaska statute, voters may recall an elected official after the official has served the first 120 days of the term. The grounds for recall are misconduct in office...
Voices of Alaska: Legalizing recreational marijuana not in Alaska's interest

...failed overwhelmingly. Because every legislator would have to vote on the issue. The referendum process allows any elected official to simply take a walk and avoid being held accountable. This is simply wrong. Alaskans need to know from each of...
Spann shares passion for politics

...everyone. I love that the city is sticking to their guns."While she understands hard decisions are part of being an elected official she said it's important to gather as much information possible to make the best-informed decision."You can't...
Wolf recall shot down by borough

...the petition was "far fetched," and "disgruntled." Introducing the ordinance was under his legal right as an elected official. The petition required outside legal counsel and the process cost borough taxpayers.The legislation called into...
Senate majority looks to hire ex-military affairs official

...gubernatorial race - because he said he didn't feel it was appropriate to discuss. He said if you work for an elected official and that official makes a decision, it is your responsibility to honor that decision, whether you agree or not...
Anderson understands district past, present, future

...Affordable Care Act left a $1.6 million hit to the school district, he said."If we are going to be a responsible elected official, we have to keep a reserve," he said. "You can't operate a business of that size without a reserve."As...
Management challenge: 'fish wars' escalate as king productivity ebbs

...conserving the Kenai king salmon." Previous stories may be found at It's a lesson every elected official in Alaska learns firsthand sooner or later, and Gov. Sean Parnell got a fresh reminder this past April in the waning...
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