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Gubernatorial races low-key for primary

...Yakutat mayor. Walker, 63, is an attorney focused on oil and gas issues with non-industry clients, as well as a former mayor of Valdez, the terminus for the 800-mile trans-Alaska oil pipeline.Laury Roberts Scandling, a spokeswoman for...
Voices of the Peninsula: Soldotna mayor looks at a year of progress

This weekend will be Progress Days in Soldotna. I talked to former Mayor Kearlee Wright who was rumored to be the one who selected the end of July for the celebration. He told me he wasn't sure how...

...contenders."This is an important step for Julian," Henry Cisneros, a HUD secretary under President Bill Clinton and a former mayor of San Antonio, told The Associated Press. "If indeed he has the capability to be what we all think he can be...

...public safety," Podesta said.It can help communities be more efficient.A New York data-analysis operation under former Mayor Michael Bloomberg allowed the city to pinpoint properties with a higher risk of deadly fires by analyzing fire department...
Long drops bid for mayor

...held by Dave Carey, who is not seeking re-election. Long said he was prompted to pull out of the race after hearing former mayor Mike Navarre would also be competing for the position. "Mike did have the decency and respect to call and we talked...
Ribbon cutting draws hundreds to new Soldotna Library

...that began way back when Joyce Carver and friends started the first library in Soldotna and recently the efforts of former Mayor Peter Micciche to carry this expansion forward and of course the work of our wonderful new librarian Rachel Nash who...
Voices of Alaska: Alaska should embrace educational pluralism

...K-12 education on what most benefits children and society and not what most benefits particular schools.Tom Fink is former mayor of Anchorage and a member of Alaskans for Choice in Education.
Lowry: The UAW's worker problem

...consciousness. If only they weren't so viciously misled by outside agitators, like Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker, the former mayor of Chattanooga who helped to woo VW to the city in the first place. He rightly said that the UAW is in a "death spiral...
Borough government should play role in salmon protection rules are working and need to be in place. Please give Ms. Murphy your vote and lets not go backwards with the former mayor whose interest seem to be tied more to his shortsighted real estate ventures over the future well-being of our community...
2014 Alaska Forecast: Gov, Senate stir political winds

...Republicans dominate may not seem to bode well for Begich, but Begich is also a veteran campaigner who, as a two-term former mayor of Anchorage, has also learned how to play to the middle.As a Democrat he will also carry some baggage for having...


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