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The Associated PressThe Fairbanks North Star Borough is planning to sue over Alaska's new redistricting plan. Assistant Borough Attorney Jill Dolan said Wednesday that the lawsuit will probably be filed in state court early next week. Challenges must be made by July 13....
Alaska Democrats don't plan to file their own lawsuit over the state's new redistricting plan. But party chairperson Patti Higgins says they will support lawsuits filed by others and stand ready to take any additional action, if prudent. Higgins said in...
The superintendent of the Mat-Su School District passed away early Saturday morning, according to a letter from the district's school board president, Mike Dunleavy. The letter said Superintendent Dr. Kenneth Burnley died from complications following...
Tags: Human Interest, Schools, Politics, Elections, Anchorage
The Associated PressThe Alaska Democratic party isn't ruling out a lawsuit over the state's new redistricting plan. Chair Patti Higgins said the party is doing its due diligence and weighing the plans pros and cons. She said the party is also monitoring the response of...
Tags: Politics, Fairbanks, Democratic Party, Alaska
Channel 2 NewsPopulation data released Wednesday by the U.S. Census Bureau shows that the Mat-Su Borough remains the fastest growing area in Alaska. From 2000 to 2010, the Mat-Su Borough's population increased 50 percent, now totaling 88,995. In 2000, the population...
The Associated PressAn attorney says Joe Miller is working to comply with a request to turn over all records the he either produced or received during his tenure with the Fairbanks North Star Borough. John Tiemessen says Miller routinely copied for himself e-mails related...
The Fairbanks North Star Borough awarded a million dollars in federal funds to develop more geothermal power at Chena Hot Springs. The owner of the resort, Bernie Karl, says he’ll use the money to build a five megawatt power plant, which would...
Tags: Plant Openings, Fairbanks, Alaska
April 19: Joe Miller formally announces his candidacy for the U.S. Senate as a Republican challenger to Sen. Lisa Murkowski. June 2: Former Gov. Sarah Palin endorses Miller in a post on her Facebook page. June 23: Shortly after endorsing Miller, the Tea...
Chief Municipal Prosecutor Albert Patterson has filed no charges against Alaska Dispatch editor Tony Hopfinger, who was arrested by security guards until police arrived Sunday at a town hall event held by U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller. "After careful...
Tags: U.S. Senate, Employment, Lawyers, Fairbanks, News Agency
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller's campaign is defending itself Monday after questions arose about Miller's resignation from the Fairbanks North Star Borough and his ineligibility for re-hire at the borough. In a press conference Monday,...
The Mat-Su Borough School District has selected a new superintendent. The school board says it's sending a contract offer to Dr. Kenneth Burnley, who was selected among four other candidates in a unanimous decision. Burnley has held three...
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