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Fairbanks search, rescue medic a leader in pot legalization

...skeptical, but he likes risk. Berardi recruited him into the movement."I went from kind of a nobody environmental political activist to the guy that was running the campaign in Fairbanks," Emmett said.When the vote succeeded, Emmett was invited...
SJR3 an attack on Alaska judges, the Judiciary Council and judicial selection procedures

...motivated by secular reasoning. That is incredible as Mr. Minnery consistently presents himself as a religious-political activist who lives and breathes AFA's hetero-patriarchal mission. That is, to change our laws, procedures, and regulations...
Minority Democrats plan referendum on oil tax bill cut, said Monday they plan to support an effort to try to overturn the measure.Former state legislator and political activist Ray Metcalfe announced Sunday that he is pursuing a public vote on the matter. He said Monday he hopes to submit...
Serious issues require substantive discussion during campaign season

...anti-establishment rhetoric. That talk rings hollow in a state so dependent on federal government. Our homegrown political activist groups, conservative or otherwise, by all means should speak up over the next two months. But we'd invite the...
U.S. Rep. Don Young wins in a walk, to meet Greene, others in November

...had 20 percent; Jim Dore, a part-time aircraft mechanic from Anchorage, with 16 percent, and Dae Miles, a political activist and squash farmer from Fairbanks, with 15 percent. Frank Vondersaar, a Democrat and a commercial fisherman from...
Initiative process gets revisions

...petitions for initiatives, referenda and recalls, the "vast majority" from ACT or from people who formed the political activist organization. Borough Mayor John Williams said Tuesday that in the next budget he intended to add a line item on...
Analysis: In first year, Navarre walks middle road

...of a job as he could have," he said. "But his philosophy is different than mine." Sharon Waisanen, a local political activist who follows borough politics, said she had no complaints about Navarre, going so far as to call his work "fabulous...
Bloomberg's plan for peaceful protest makes strange assumption

...upscale as) the discount offers Republican delegates receive. All a protester has to do is to wear a ''peaceful political activist'' pledge pin, available at city tourism offices, to receive the discounts. ... It seems unlikely that hot-blooded...
Borough requests petition changes

...reflect the wishes of the entire municipality, as opposed to just the more populated centralized areas alone. Political activist Vicki Pate, a member of the Alliance of Concerned Taxpayers, a group that has sponsored several initiative and...
Display by Iraqi, Palestinian artists gives new insight into misunderstood cultures

...and international trade sanctions. ''It was an act of civil disobedience,'' said Novak, 28, an artist and political activist. ''Part of what we're trying to do is raise awareness and the effects of the sanctions ... that they influence...


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