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Progress on natural gas delivery is gratifying

...and distribution to Interior communities.The Interior Gas Utility, which will serve the borough outside of the Fairbanks city limits, isn't far behind FNG in their planning for building out gas distribution. Yesterday, IGU released a request...
What others say: Agreement between Fairbanks, railroad makes sense

It's back to work for the Fairbanks City Council on Monday, and one of the items on the agenda is introduction of an agreement with the Alaska Railroad that will lead...
Council greets 4 new members

...clerk. "I see this as an opportunity to continue to serve the community," she said.Whitney served as a member of Fairbanks City Council in the 1980s. He currently serves on the Soldotna Planning and Zoning Commission and the borough Planning...
Former Soldotna Mayor and political newbie file for council seats

...Seat E. Whitney has been an Alaskan resident for 38 years. He is a retired Alaska state employee. He served on Fairbanks City Council and the Fairbanks Municipal Utility System from 1983 ? 1987. Currently, he serves on the Soldotna Planning...
Soldotna candidate forum focuses on taxes, tourism

...expand to be a year round contributor, Whitney said. He has seen a bed tax work as a funding source while serving on Fairbanks City Council in the 1980s, but the citizens need to decide whether to support a tax and what the percentage should be...
Whitney: Community effort needed to meet challenges

...Jeanne's mother lives in Kenai and her sister Pam and husband Steve live in the Denise Lake area.I served on the Fairbanks City Council and the Fairbanks Municipal Utility Board for 4 years, the City of Soldotna Planning and Zoning Commission...
Soldotna candidates consider economy, businesses, teen center top priorities

...better than what it already is."Currently, Whitney serves on the Planning and Zoning Commission and served on the Fairbanks City Council in the 1980s. Baxter, who grew up in Soldotna, said he's "always been interested in politics" and now...
Fairbanks working to save historic documents

...campus. While the city appreciates being able to store them there, it would be better to have them all together, Fairbanks City Clerk Janey Hovenden said. "Your jaw would just drop to see the documents that are up at the Rasmuson Library...
Council approves annual public reading of Bill of Rights

FAIRBANKS (AP) -- The Fairbanks City Council has approved a public display and annual recital of the Bill of Rights. The council passed a resolution Monday requiring...
Alaskans attend Bush inauguration festivities

...the first time in 48 years that Republicans have controlled all three elected facets of the federal government. Fairbanks City Mayor Jim Hayes and his wife, Chris, attended the events. Borough assemblymen Rick Solie and Jim Holm attended...


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