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...HomerJohn Duffy, Former Manager, Matanuska-Susitna BoroughMaija Katak Lukin, Mayor, City of KotzebueLamar Cotten, Local Government Consultant, Former Rural Municipal ManagerDenise Michels, Mayor, City of NomeRandy Robertson, City Manager...
Three contested races for borough assembly seats

...and on the borough's anadromous fish habitat task force and believed the task force had been a good model for how local government should work. "We heard testimony, we heard about problems and tried to fix the problems going forward," he said...
What others say: Governor makes good picks to craft state marijuana policy

...policy as it does.Some of the five initial selections to the board will be familiar to those who pay attention to local government or state action on the marijuana issue so far. In particular, the two seats on the board allocated to representatives...
Fire disaster assistance available

...declared for an area, according to an Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management fact sheet. Local government leaders must make a disaster assistance request to receive aid. Individual Family Grants are available for those...
Politics gets even more local

...situation, and was told by Kalifornsky representative Kelly Wolf, "Remember, it's my district."When it comes to local government, we tend to want the people making the decisions to have some skin in the game - and to be equally impacted by the...
What others say: Clarity on marijuana rules welcome

...acceptable among Interior residents.The role of local government in regulation of personal possession and use of marijuana...clearly, property and buildings owned by state and local government would be public. But what of businesses used by...
Alaska LNG presents information to local businesses

...and what those areas have done to help their smaller local contacts participate." At least one representative of local government also attended the session. Larry Persily, an assistant to Kenai Borough Mayor Mike Navarre hired to serve as the...
Fall ballots finalized

Local municipal candidates finalized The filing period for local government seats closed Friday and the Kenai Peninsula Borough and cities of Kenai and Soldotna have finalized its list of candidates. For...
Local government looks out for community?s welfare

...Board member of Central Peninsula Health Centers Inc, I wanted to let the citizens of our community know that our local government knows how important this new building is to the welfare of it?s citizens. Thanks again to them all. Diane Fielden...
Wheels turning slowly: Tax exemption ordinance gets at value of local government an elderly lady?" Rick Holben questioned. That question gets at the heart of what this debate is about: local government. Where is the line between rules helping or hindering the citizens they're meant to protect? "Why have a deadline...


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