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Alaska deserves better from its elected leaders

...power. Former governor Sarah Palin was accused of abusing her power when she dismissed then-Anchorage police chief Walt Monegan, for allegedly refusing to fire her ex-brother-in-law. A group of state legislators found she had violated the state...
Deadline to change studded tires extended

...extension seems unneeded on the Kenai Peninsula. Commissioner Walt Monegan, nevertheless, is allowing people to operate vehicles...violators can be fined per wheel. In a printed statement, Monegan said, ?The extension of studded tire use by two weeks should...
Anchorage decline in homicides continues in 2001

...according to police statistics kept since 1974. Police Chief Walt Monegan says credit for the improvement is due to a number of factors...actually taking active roles in mentoring their children,'' Monegan said, ''so that we're not having as much gang activity...
Mayor's budget would leave police jobs vacant

...recruiting to fill them. Police Chief Walt Monegan said it's hard for him to make go unfilled for the time being. Monegan had also hoped to boost community policing...hold until more officers can be hired. Monegan would like to create a traffic enforcement...
Anchorage police, fire departments announce crackdown on fireworks take enforcement action.'' That special detail will include a supervisor and eight officers, said Police Chief Walt Monegan. Fire Chief John Fullenwider said the large wildfires burning near Fairbanks and on the Kenai Peninsula should be a reminder...
Anchorage residents rally around Syrian-born businessman is located. They were in a beige Ford Bronco or pickup and appeared to be working under the hood, Police Chief Walt Monegan said. The men are not being treated as suspects, he said, but detectives would like to speak with them to see whether they...
So long, Sarah. We're certain this isn't the end

...recall, Palin had agreed to cooperate with the Legislature's investigation into the firing of Public Safety Commissioner Walt Monegan -- "Bring it on" was the phrase she used -- only to reverse course. We've watched as the frivilous ethics complaints...
Palin allies step down: Bailey, Perry pursue other opportunities

...possible future violations of the Alaska Ethics and Personnel Acts. Perry was mentioned peripherally in both the Lamal and the Monegan inquiries, but was cleared of any allegations of improper actions. Leighow said Bailey's final day of employment will be...
The basics of leadership

...firing of Public Safety Commissioner Walt Monegan had nothing to do with Wooten still being...governor said one of the reasons she fired Monegan was because he "wasn't a team player...wasn't a team player? and 2) Why was Monegan offered another job on the team if he...
Palin criticism growing old

...agenda which they hate and they will do anything to prevent her principles from reaching the White House. Branchflower and Monegan deserve to be fired. Palin's clothing was given to her by the Republican party, she didn't have a hand in buying it...


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