Assistant Attorney General Kaci Schroeder told the committee that language making it clear that hash and hash oil would be treated the same as other forms of marijuana was helpful for clarifying the law.
A planned improvement project at a Juneau area beach is in the final stages of preparation by the U.S. Forest Service.
Juneau District Attorney James Scott says a review of the case showed no crime was committed, and that the children were laughing after the incident.
A state Department of Law official told concerned lawmakers that regulating marijuana shouldn't result in federal prosecution.
The council is seeking applicants for the seat currently held by Judge Philip R. Volland, who plans to retire.
A contractor will begin work this month remediating six "legacy" wells drilled by the federal government decades ago in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska.
Currently, teachers at low performing schools are exempt, but the bill from Rep. Jim Colver would extend that to all teachers.
Throughout rural Alaska, there's about $900 million in needed water and sewer work.
Sen. Lesil McGuire says if the state continues on the path it's on, it will have to build a new prison.
The House voted 37-1 Monday for a bill that would expand Creamer's Field, a migratory waterfowl refuge in Fairbanks, by adding four parcels of state land to the existing 1,800-acre preserve.