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Mayor wants nearly $11 million to prepare for terrorist attack

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- Mayor George Wuerch wants nearly $11 million in federal money to help prepare the city for a massive terrorist attack. Anchorage wants a portion...
Anchorage houses suggested for historic status

...Historical Commission has nominated two World War II-era cottages for the National Register of Historic Place. But Mayor George Wuerch says the houses, located at Brown's Point on Government Hill, must be moved to make way for a better road to the...
Anchorage residents rally around Syrian-born businessman

...businessman who was targeted for a hate crime following the terrorist attacks in New York City and Washington, D.C. Mayor George Wuerch pledged that the city would raise $10,000 in reward money for information leading to those who tore apart Mike Maad's...
Mayor's budget would leave police jobs vacant

...not enough cops to do what needs to be done.'' Twenty-three police officer positions stand vacant, and Mayor George Wuerch's proposed 2002 budget would freeze those spots until next October. Public safety advocates plan to fight the freeze...
Tax Cap Initiative

...with the results, very pleased,'' said Ernie Hall, chairman of Alaskans United Against the Cap. Anchorage Mayor George Wuerch said he was encouraged by the outcome. ''What this says is the spirit of the community is alive and well,'' Wuerch...
Federal judge asks question of higher court

...former Anchorage assemblyman, won the April 1 election with 18 votes more than the 45 percent needed to win. Incumbent George Wuerch got 37 percent and has requested a recount, which began Monday. Attorney Ken Jacobus filed the lawsuit on behalf...
Anchorage decline in homicides continues in 2001

...justice system is putting more criminals behind bars, and prisons are working to better rehabilitate convicts. Mayor George Wuerch said police deserve at least part of the recognition. The department's community policing efforts provide a strong...
Knik Arm bridge authority readies construction proposal

...has yet to give its stamp of approval to a final EIS, a situation that doesn't sit well with authority chairman George Wuerch. Still, Wuerch said, "we know from the research already that there are times of the year when there are no whales...
Senator joins lawsuit against new election districts

...And, indeed there are, including the one in which Ward is involved. Another lawsuit, filed by Anchorage Mayor George Wuerch and three assembly members on behalf of the Municipality of Anchorage, takes exception to being linked to Valdez rather...
Alaskans shaken by terrorist attack

...Anchorage activated its Emergency Operations Center and extra police and firefighters were called to duty, said Mayor George Wuerch. ''We were blessed with a team that practiced and was ready for this day,'' Wuerch said. Juneau activated its...


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