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Bethel asks governor to declare emergency after school fire

...Learning Academy.The city council has declared a local government disaster. Officials want Gov. Bill Walker to declare...of Commerce, Community and Economic Development local government specialist Jeff Congdon said Nenana has been without...
Nenana to hold election after mayor's abrupt resignation

...Baker nominated to fill his role declined to step in.Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development local government specialist Jeff Congdon said Nenana has been without a treasurer and city clerk for years.Information from: Fairbanks...
Borough officials hold Nikiski LNG meeting

...impact aid money during the project's five-year construction - equalling $160 million each year - to be given to local governments to pay for new costs brought on by construction activity and the large number of people it will bring to the area...
Kenai council implements, debates changes

...requested the council cancel its Nov. 18 meeting. "It's the week of AML (the Alaska Municipal League's annual local government conference) and we have a lot of staff people out of town for that, so if council approves, that would be a meeting...
Kenai council cancels next meeting

...Wednesday meeting to cancel their November 18 meeting because it coincides with the upcoming Alaska Municipal League local government conference, which some council members will be attending in Anchorage Nov. 18 - 20. The council is scheduled to...
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Service area board candidates talk Nikiski law enforcement

...Alaska Citizens Militia, is on the ballot for seat D, a 3-year term. He said that while he supports small, local government, going through the Kenai Peninsula Borough to get a law enforcement service area is the best option he sees to crack...
Willy Dunne: Participate to get things done

...the old Swiss homesteader who taught me volumes, not only about providing for my family, but also about how our local governments function. He taught me that to get things done we need to participate rather than simply complain.As my daughter...
Gary Knopp: Participation in local government is crucial

...have historically the lowest voter turnout.Your local government will decide what your tax rate will be, what education...extremely important that you participate in your local government.But wait, before you go there is one more thing...
State gives gloomy outlook for gasline session this fall

...the companies, who are the taxpayers, but details on it cannot be released until it is reviewed by the affected local governments who are members of a municipal advisory group to the project.The group is scheduled to meet with municipal officials...


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