Speaking in opposition to a proposed LGBTQ anti-discrimination ordinance, former Fairbanks North Star Borough Assemblyman Lance Roberts warned, “You’re going to start a war. You’re going to create conflict in the community that doesn’t have to be there.”
Hilcorp Energy Company began exploring for natural gas and oil this fall in an Anchor Point neighborhood where many own their mineral rights. Some residents near the drill site have struggled to get information from the company.
Kiehl is moving on to serve in the Alaska Senate. That means he’ll resign his seat on the Juneau Assembly before taking office in January. Whoever is chosen to replace him will serve until next October’s municipal election, when the seat will be placed on the ballot.