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Kenai sees changes looming

...initiative to legalize recreational marijuana, which passed in the November mid-term election, will "allow a local government to prohibit the operation of marijuana-related entities" by passing ordinances to "cover the time, place, manner...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-20-0
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Kenai Landing logistics company unveils heliport

...LifeMed Alaska. "We want to earn our place as a good citizen of Kenai," Hyde said. "We want to let our industry, local government and residents know there are life-saving capabilities we can contribute should there be some emergency out here...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-15/kenai-landing-logistics-company-unve
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Voters approve ballot initiatives on marijuana, minimum wage, Bristol Bay mining

...enforcement to focus on more serious drug crimes and bring in additional revenue for the state.Opponents included local governments, law enforcement agencies and Alaska Native and health care groups. The Vote No on 2 group said approval of the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-05/voters-approve-ballot-initiatives-on
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Alaska voters face several high-profile choices

...enforcement to focus on more serious drug crimes and bring in additional revenue for the state. Opponents, including local governments and Alaska Native and health care groups, worried about the effect of mass marketing on kids. The most recent attempt...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-03/alaska-voters-face-several-high-prof
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Debate over Prop. 2 enters final days

...idea of how Alaska works," she said. "Half of Alaska is unincorporated areas and rural villages and don't have local government control." Woolston said she was concerned that legalization would make it easier for young people to get marijuana...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-01/pot-debate-battles-into-final-hours
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Striving for efficient government

...Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre said the report is an example of how department directors continue to improve how local government operates and streamline processes for better time management. Human Resources Director Stormy Brown started a process...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-22/striving-for-efficient-government
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Wide coalition forms to oppose marijuana legalization

...possessed, but this will not apply to marijuana under the language of the ballot proposition, he wrote. The term "local government" includes only incorporated municipalities."There is no provision in the ballot measure allowing unincorporated...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-20/wide-coalition-forms-to-oppose-marij
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Navarre stands out for work ethic, knowledge

...for the integrity of the decisions that he is tasked to make as a mayor for all borough residents. Our choices in local government are very tangible. Those choices have bearing on our roads, schools, solid waste services, public lands, economic...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-10-06/navarre-stands-out-for-wo
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With changes coming, borough needs strong leader

...of leadership for our community's lifestyle; it is a very important time to have strength and experience in our local government. Mike Navarre and I, as an active Republican, have had our political differences over the years. But, I respect...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-10-05/letters-to-the-editor
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Sprague: Home rule an important discussion for city

...According to the booklet " Local Government in Alaska" prepared by the...March 2004, "While general law local governments in Alaska have broad powers...strengthening both state and local governments by permitting the people to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-10-05/sprague-home-rule-an-important-di
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