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Anchorage assembly member pushes for pot ban in municipality

Anchorage assembly member pushes for pot ban in municipalityThe Anchorage Municipality may use its leverage as the state’s population center to influence how laws on commercial marijuana take shape in the year ahead.

Experimental pollock seine fishery opens in Cook Inlet

Experimental pollock seine fishery opens in Cook InletBecause seining for pollock hasn’t been done here before, extra precautions are in place to make sure it’s done right.

Longer life brings greater risk of dementia

Longer life brings greater risk of dementiaBaby Boomers, like everyone else, know that avoiding tobacco use, watching their weight, and exercising, contribute to longer life. However, researchers recently announced findings that show there may be a downside to longer life.

Parnell to Walker: use Guard Bureau reform recommendations

Parnell to Walker: use Guard Bureau reform recommendationsGovernor-elect Bill Walker will be inaugurated during a ceremony in Juneau at 11:30 on Monday morning.

EPA regs hit fishing industry, unless Congress meets deadline

Federal lawmakers return to Washington this week for the final days of the 113th Congress.

Snow-starved Alaska not the normal state

Snow-starved Alaska not the normal stateDuring the first 21 days of November 2014, no recordable snow fell in Anchorage, Juneau or Fairbanks.

JDHS hockey team sweeps Kenai at Treadwell Ice Arena

JDHS hockey team sweeps Kenai at Treadwell Ice ArenaThe Juneau Douglas High School ice hockey team swept visiting Kenai, 5-2 and 2-1 over the weekend at Treadwell Ice Arena.

Anchorage residents demonstrate in solidarity with Ferguson, MO

Anchorage residents demonstrate in solidarity with Ferguson, MOAbout 25 people stood on the corner of C and 7th in downtown Anchorage on Wednesday evening holding signs reading “Black lives matter” and “His name was Michael Brown.”

Industry blames pirate fishing as red king prices drop

Industry blames pirate fishing as red king prices dropThe Bering Sea red king crab fleet finished catching 10 million pounds of quota last week -- and they're facing some lackluster prices as the crab goes to market.

Iditarod musher injured in accident near Willow

Iditarod musher injured in accident near WillowOn Tuesday, Iditarod musher Karin Hendrickson was injured when a Talkeetna woman lost control of her vehicle and struck the ATV that Hendrickson’s dog team was pulling.