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Gilman, Welles take assembly seats

...well." Anderson said he doesn't see himself running for an assembly seat again. He last ran in 2005 and lost to Grace Merkes. He said he probably could have campaigned more but had been so busy with his business Alaska Technical Training...
Community support makes for wonderful Valentine's Day

...Caligan, Tucker Charlesworth, Matt Daugherty, Brandi Hesse, John Jondal, Mary Jondal, Janet Jones, Gloria Koonz, Grace Merkes, Dawn Musgrove, Rob Nelson, Sheldon Nelson, Bob Oakes, Char Oakes, Juanita Owens, Sam Owens, Leora Pooler...
Assembly elects new officers

Assemblywoman Grace Merkes, of Sterling, was unanimously elected president of the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly on Tuesday, as the body selected new...
Doggone good idea for new law

Grace Merkes is proposing an ordinance with some teeth in it. As headlines across the country splash news of people being attacked by dogs...
Reader: Vicious dog ordinance long overdue

Thank you to Sterling (borough assembly) representative Grace Merkes for the introduction of an ordinance dealing with the problem of vicious dogs. This is long overdue, and I applaud her efforts...
Ordinance doesn't have enough bite

...Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meeting Tuesday turned vicious, but apparently not vicious enough. Assembly President Grace Merkes proposed an ordinance defining vicious dogs as those that bite a human. However, by the number of questions brought...
New ordinance would tame vicious dogs

...assemblywoman to propose a new borough law aimed at controlling vicious dogs outside borough cities. Assembly President Grace Merkes, of Sterling, is seeking introduction of Ordinance 2008-01 at Tuesday's meeting. It would get a public hearing...
Kasilof Community News

...Borough Assembly the most times. Paul's re-election on Oct. 2 marks his eighth successful bid. He has never lost. Grace Merkes of Sterling and Betty Glick of Kenai each have seven wins while John Davis of KSRM Radio has six. Fischer was first...
Does dog law have any teeth?

...testimony at Tuesday's Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meeting. Ordinance 2008-01, sponsored by Assembly President Grace Merkes, seeks to add a new chapter to borough code authorizing Borough Mayor John Williams to contract with one or more public...
Vicious dog ordinance put down

...2008-01 would have defined a vicious dog as one that had bitten a human. The measure's sponsor, Assembly President Grace Merkes, of Sterling, said the ordinance was narrowly focused on biting dogs and was not meant to be a full-blown animal...


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