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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.

Experimental pollock seine fishery opens in Cook Inlet

Experimental pollock seine fishery opens in Cook InletBecause seining for pollock hasn’t been done here before, extra precautions are in place to make sure it’s done right.

Longer life brings greater risk of dementia

Longer life brings greater risk of dementiaBaby Boomers, like everyone else, know that avoiding tobacco use, watching their weight, and exercising, contribute to longer life. However, researchers recently announced findings that show there may be a downside to longer life.

Entrepreneurs prepare for marijuana trade

Attorneys and entrepreneurs are lining up for what they hope will be a business boom stemming from Alaskans voting to legalize recreational marijuana.

Napaskiak woman arraigned on murder charge

A 20-year-old southwest Alaska woman was arraigned Sunday in Bethel on a charge of first-degree murder in the death of her uncle.

Juneau Police investigate knife incident leading to local man’s death

Christopher Kenny, 50, was pronounced dead at Bartlett Regional Hospital on Saturday.

Juneau Four A’s to hold World AIDS Day vigil tonight

Juneau Four A’s to hold World AIDS Day vigil tonightIt's an opportunity for people to honor those who’ve died to the AIDS epidemic since it began in the early 1980s.

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.