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Yearly Archives: 2019

Bethel says lights out for booze, light up for pot

Bethel voters want stricter rules for alcohol sales in the rural Alaska hub community, but didn't tighten up when the question was asked about...

It’s Mayor Rodney Dial in Ketchikan Borough

 YOU'LL RECOGNIZE HIS NAME FROM THE PALIN YEARS Rodney Dial is the new mayor of the Ketchikan Borough. Dial is a lifelong Alaskan, a veteran,...

Plastic bag ban passes in Homer, but fails in Sitka

Homer voters overwhelmingly passed a ban on single-use plastic bags that are typically given out in stores for customers to carry out their merchandise. Prop....

Mayor Jim Matherly, outspent 2-1, wins reelection in Fairbanks race

FAIRBANKS CONSERVATIVES WIN SEVERAL KEY RACES Mayor Jim Matherly has won reelection as mayor of the City of Fairbanks , even after he was...

Kenai trends left in local races

BUT VOTES DOWN MANAGER FORM OF BOROUGH GOVERNMENT The more liberal candidates prevailed in the Kenai Borough races, but voters turned down the idea of...

Santa Claus wins reelection to North Pole City Council

Thomas R. McGhee8534.69%Santa Claus10241.63% Santa Claus, on the ballot in North Pole, Alaska, has won election to the City Council. Claus is a nonpartisan who...

Juneau votes down controversial arts center

In a local election that pitted  an ambitious arts community against the rest of Juneau taxpayers, voters turned down Prop. 3, a grant measure...

Amanda Holland is acting budget director for Dunleavy

Amanda Holland is acting director of the Office of Management and Budget, the Governor's Office announced today. She fills the position vacated with the...

Jeremy Price added to oil and gas conservation commission

Jeremy Price been appointed to the public commissioner seat of the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, a seat previously vacant for months, after...

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