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Liquor license gives European-vibe to local coffee shop

Liquor license gives European-vibe to local coffee shopCustomers of Paradise Café in the Mendenhall Valley can now enjoy a cocktail with their coffee and scone, as the eatery begins serving alcohol to customers.

BLM clears way for petroleum reserve development

BLM clears way for petroleum reserve developmentBLM has issued a decision that it says will open the way for the first oil and gas production from federal lands in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska.

Upon filing settlement legislation, Walker drops Point Thomson lawsuit

Upon filing settlement legislation, Walker drops Point Thomson lawsuitGov. Bill Walker has introduced legislation clarifying the powers of the attorney general when settling litigation related to Alaska’s oil and gas resources.

House passes Arctic policy bill

House passes Arctic policy billThe bill lays out the state’s values concerning the Arctic, and provides a general sense of direction for how lawmakers would like to see it developed.

ABC Board discusses problems in marijuana regulation

ABC Board discusses problems in marijuana regulationAlaska's Alcoholic Beverage Control Board director has given recommendations on how to improve the rollout of marijuana regulation in the coming months.

Juneau Marijuana Committee holds first meeting

Juneau Marijuana Committee holds first meetingAbout 30 people attended the first meeting of a committee formed by the Juneau Assembly to grapple with Alaska’s soon-to-be legal marijuana industry.

No longer in crisis, Sitka Community Hospital status still ‘urgent’

No longer in crisis, Sitka Community Hospital status still ‘urgent’Sitka Community Hospital has a new CEO, a new CFO; about a million dollars on hand; and no plans to ask for more money from the city.

Regulators stand behind Chukchi lease sale

Regulators stand behind Chukchi lease saleFederal regulators are suggesting that Shell’s disputed oil leases in the Chukchi Sea be left intact.

Tongass chief ends 40-year Forest Service career

Tongass chief ends 40-year Forest Service careerThe man at the top of the Tongass is leaving soon. Forrest Cole will retire this spring after four decades with the U.S. Forest Service.

Blockbuster shutting down in Juneau

Blockbuster shutting down in Juneau"We are just selling everything, everything that you can think of besides the walls and the floors," says Blockbuster manager Vanessa Early.