default avatar
Welcome to the site! Login or Signup below.
|
||
Logout|My Dashboard

City council race shakeup

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Monday, August 20, 2012 10:26 pm | Updated: 1:55 pm, Wed Jan 16, 2013.

—Posted by Matt Buxton, staff writer

An unusual nickname appears to be the source of a shakeup in one of the races for Fairbanks City Council Seat B this Friday morning.

When candidate registration closed Wednesday, Nicholas Bowen raised more than a few eyebrows with his nickname, "Monkey," but it appears that he had some second thoughts today because he asked to have the simian nickname dropped.

Update: Changing the nickname coincided with, but wasn't the cause for frequent council candidate Frank Turney dropping out of the race.

Bowen will face Perry Walley in what is now a two-way race.

Advertisement

www.walkerforalaska.com

Bill Walker, candidate for governor, was born in Fairbanks before statehoo...

Find Yourself

You're ready for something new. New challenges, new places, new adventures. E...

WEIO 2014
www.walkerforalaska.com

Gubernatorial candidate, Bill Walker, is concerned that the state is in a $7 ...

www.walkerforalaska.com

Fairbanks born candidate for governor, Bill Walker asks, "Is Fairbanks better...