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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.

Alaska troopers investigating alleged stun gun use on boys

Alaska troopers investigating alleged stun gun use on boysAlaska State Troopers are investigating allegations that a village public safety officer in Kake used a stun gun or Taser on two boys.

Alaska military bases could lose 11,100 troops amid national drawdown

Alaska military bases could lose 11,100 troops amid national drawdownA pending military draw down could take more than 11,000 troops off of bases in Alaska.

Obama to seek wilderness designation for Alaska refuge

Obama to seek wilderness designation for Alaska refugePresident Barack Obama says he will ask Congress to designate more than 12 million acres of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a wilderness area.

Walker names National Guard special investigator

Walker names National Guard special investigatorGov. Bill Walker has named a retired judge as his federal investigator into the Alaska National Guard.

Scientists, fishermen test strategies to reduce trawl bycatch, habitat impact

Scientists, fishermen test strategies to reduce trawl bycatch, habitat impactReducing bycatch has been a hot topic in the pollock trawl industry.

Healthcare.gov navigators see steady enrollment as deadline approaches

Healthcare.gov navigators see steady enrollment as deadline approachesNearly 17,000 Alaskans have signed up for health insurance on healthcare.gov during this open enrollment period.

Ash from Russian volcano diverts nightly flight into Nome

Ash from Russian volcano diverts nightly flight into NomeAsh from a Russian volcano diverted the nightly flight into Nome Thursday.