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House lawmaker introduces bill to address pet custody

House lawmaker introduces bill to address pet custodyPets could be considered marital property under a bill proposed in the state House.

Brothers plead guilty in Homer party harassment case

Two Homer brothers have pleaded guilty to harassing a 17-year-old boy passed out at a party in September 2012.

Potter to lead Glacier Valley Elementary permanently

Potter to lead Glacier Valley Elementary permanentlyLucy Potter has been the interim principal since the start of the school year.

Reinbold loses most committee assignments after budget vote

Reinbold loses most committee assignments after budget voteA conservative Republican lawmaker who broke with her caucus in voting against the state operating budget has been stripped of most of her committee assignments.

Iditarod mushers consider all their options as they head up the coast

Iditarod mushers consider all their options as they head up the coastEverything from the condition of the dogs, to the weather can change dramatically and quickly on the sea ice, and that has mushers scrutinizing their own decisions and those made by their fellow competitors.

Regents bill, ‘countermand’ convention among things to watch

Regents bill, ‘countermand’ convention among things to watchThe state operating budget cleared a hurdle this past week by passing the Alaska House. It's on its way to the Senate.

Gov. names Hull, Mezirow as top picks federal fishery panel

Gov. Bill Walker named two Alaska fishermen as his top picks to serve on the North Pacific Fishery Management Council.

Proposed Arctic drilling regs take holistic look at safety

Proposed Arctic drilling regs take holistic look at safetyThe heads of the two federal agencies in charge of off-shore oil and gas drilling visited Alaska last week to discuss proposed safety regulations for drilling in the Arctic.

Board Of Game says no to Denali buffer zone

Board Of Game says no to Denali buffer zoneThe Alaska Board of Game has turned down an emergency petition to re-establish a buffer zone to protect Denali National Park area wolves.