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No more cigarette, e-cigarette or hookah breaks between classes; the ban applies to all tobacco products.
The Juneau Assembly voted Monday night to amend the signs code, adding a penalty that’s at least five times higher for unpermitted signs outside businesses.
“They’re exercising their legal right so if that’s the game they’re willing to play, then I’m willing to continue to defend women,” says Haven House board chair June Degnan.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski says a significant number of Alaska Natives who are eligible for IHS benefits don’t meet the Affordable Care Act’s requirements for exemption, particularly if they were born after most Native corporations stopped enrolling members in the 1970s.
World leaders, including Russia’s Vladimir Putin, have talked of the Arctic as a zone of peace and co-operation. But continued tranquility is just one forecast for the region.
More than a half-dozen other states could implement independent redistricting commissions in the wake of the court’s decision Monday to uphold Arizona’s commission.
An attorney who has handled state-level redistricting litigation thinks the decision could draw more attention to how political lines for the legislature are drawn.
There’s very little opposition in the tiny Alaskan town in comparison to that in Seattle, where some environmental activists went so far as to chain themselves to one of Shell’s Arctic drilling support vessels last month.
Robert Murray reflects on Nimbus, the piece deemed “Alaska’s most-controversial sculpture,” and says his art is supposed to rattle people’s cages.
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It could be weeks before the wreckage of a sightseeing plane that crashed in steep, rugged terrain in southeast Alaska, killing nine people, is recovered.
It took two special sessions for Alaska legislators to agree to a budget after a crash in oil prices contributed to a severe reduction in the state’s available revenue.
Royal Dutch Shell’s second Arctic drilling ship, the Noble Discoverer, is on the move from Washington state to Alaska as it prepares to explore for oil in the Arctic Ocean.
A man charged in the beating death of another man in 2010 has been sentenced to 55 years in prison.
The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services will not increase rates for Medicaid providers, citing an underfunded budget.
A state-owned corporation is under fire after it was discovered the company sponsored a golf tournament that saw employees on the links during business hours.
Officials say webcams have been installed and other measures have been taken in Alaska in recent years to aid the safety of sightseeing planes.
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Misty Copeland didn’t begin ballet until she took a free class at a Boys & Girls Club. Today she became the first black female principal dancer with the premiere U.S. dance company.
The draft report by outside law enforcement experts says the agency needs more internal affairs investigators. It also calls for more transparency in investigations, especially shootings by agents.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says local food is growing quickly from a niche market into something that’s generating significant income for communities across the country.
Jonathan Kozol looks back on events he wrote about 50 years ago, in Death at an Early Age, that reveal how an elementary school treated black children in 1960s Boston.