Mike Prax is a former Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly member and Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. worker. He was the Interior Alaska coordinator for the election campaign of Gov. Mike Dunleavy.
Recall Dunleavy organizers received the booklets at the division’s Anchorage office. They have said they’ll mail them around Alaska on Saturday.
John Lincoln, the Alaska state representative who represents the Northwest Arctic and North Slope boroughs, says he will not run for reelection.
Haines Borough Assembly has decided to organize trips for the public on Feb. 23 and Feb. 29. The private charters were made in lieu of ferry service from the Alaska Marine Highway System.
Service on the ferry Matanuska, the Alaska Marine Highway’s sole operating mainliner this winter, has yet to begin. Transportation officials have announced more cancellations through the middle of April, when the Columbia is expected back in service.
The National Archives in Seattle is slated to close. It warehouses federal documents obtained from states across the Northwest. And it’s especially important for Alaska.
Lawmakers have proposed changing the dividend formula. And Gov. Mike Dunleavy says he wants to engage in discussions about what the PFD will be in the future. But he says that doesn’t change what Alaskans should receive under the current law.
The court clerk offered an explanation as to why Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Joel Bolger made public statements related to two of the four listed grounds for recalling Gov. Mike Dunleavy.
Cost-cutting and mechanical breakdowns have idled much of the fleet with regional service suspended until at least March.
“Asking the governor to shill for them, right? It’s extraordinary,” Heimer said. “The governor is giving a sales pitch, on behalf of a foreign mining corporation.”