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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.

Gov. Walker warns of ‘lean times’ at inauguration

Gov. Walker warns of ‘lean times’ at inauguration"We’re heading into some lean times," Walker said. "There is no reason we cannot turn that around."

Slideshow: Juneau welcomes Walker and Mallott at community reception

Slideshow: Juneau welcomes Walker and Mallott at community receptionJohn Patrick Buller leads in the Mount St. Elias Dancers of Yakutat at the Juneau Community Welcome reception.

Bill Walker sworn in as Alaska’s new governor

Bill Walker sworn in as Alaska’s new governorWalker was sworn in Monday in Juneau with his wife Donna, their four children and two grandchildren at his side.

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.

Alaska lawmakers hold private LNG project meetings

Alaska lawmakers hold private LNG project meetingsAlaska lawmakers, legislative staff and gas line consultants attended private meetings and signed confidentiality agreements about the Alaska LNG project.

Update: First big snow of season expected in Southeast Alaska

Update: First big snow of season expected in Southeast AlaskaThe National Weather Service called off the winter storm warning for Juneau and northern Southeast Alaska on Sunday at 7 p.m.

Public meetings on Juneau’s proposed Capital Transit plan start Monday

Public meetings on Juneau’s proposed Capital Transit plan start Monday"It’s really about, do we implement these plans or do we keep the system that we’ve got?" says Kirk Duncan.

Governor appoints 3 locals to state boards

Governor appoints 3 locals to state boardsCathie Roemmich, the recently retired CEO of the Juneau Chamber of Commerce, was reappointed to the Marine Transportation Advisory Board.