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Aleutian marine sanctuary proposal stalls out

Aleutian marine sanctuary proposal stalls outThe federal government has turned down a request to create a vast marine reserve around the Aleutian Islands.

Juneau hosts Innovation Summit

Juneau hosts Innovation SummitMore than 200 business leaders, researchers and policy-makers gather in Juneau this week for the 2015 Innovation Summit.

Coast Guard maps out marine traffic lanes to the Arctic

Coast Guard maps out marine traffic lanes to the ArcticNew Arctic Waterways Safety Committee brings together stakeholders on Bering Strait routing and regulation.

Task force offers plan to entice more federal research jobs to Juneau

Task force offers plan to entice more federal research jobs to JuneauAbout 75 percent of the Alaska Fisheries Science Center’s nearly 340 employees are based in Seattle and other parts of the Pacific Northwest.

Walker says Rupert terminal will be rebuilt

Walker says Rupert terminal will be rebuiltGov. Bill Walker says he’ll continue pushing for construction of a new ferry terminal in Prince Rupert, British Columbia.

Alaska leaders call ANWR proposal a ‘war on Alaska’s future’

Alaska leaders call ANWR proposal a ‘war on Alaska’s future’President Obama is proposing the largest ever wilderness designation in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, which would forever put the coastal plain off-limits to oil and gas development.

Murkowski, Sullivan agree climate is changing but split on naming cause

Murkowski, Sullivan agree climate is changing but split on naming causeBoth Alaska senators voted for an amendment saying climate change is real and not a hoax.

Public meetings set on TLMP amendment

Public meetings set on TLMP amendmentThe U.S. Forest Service has scheduled three public meetings in Juneau, Sitka and Ketchikan to update the public on the proposed Tongass Land and Resource Management Plan Amendment.

Joint session to address marijuana decriminalization as municipalities scramble to regulate

Joint session to address marijuana decriminalization as municipalities scramble to regulateRepublican Senator Lesil McGuire of Anchorage has introduced the first large-scale bill regulating marijuana like alcohol in Alaska.

Gas line, marijuana things to watch this week in legislature

Gas line, marijuana things to watch this week in legislatureThe Alaska Legislature begins its first full week of work Monday after an intense start to the new session with the budget taking priority amid falling old prices.