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Tsunami test across coastal Alaska Wednesday morning

Tsunami test across coastal Alaska Wednesday morningWednesday morning, shortly after 10 o'clock, the state will be testing the tsunami warning system around coastal Alaska.

Juneau cracks down on aggressive “hawking”

Juneau cracks down on aggressive “hawking”The Juneau Police Department says "hawking" — an aggressive form of commercial sidewalk solicitation — is on the rise.

Watch “Clearing the Smoke: The Science of Cannabis” Monday @ 8 p.m. on 360 North

Watch “Clearing the Smoke: The Science of Cannabis” Monday @ 8 p.m. on 360 North

This film looks beyond the controversies surrounding Medical Marijuana programs and instead, investigates the science. The hour-long program reveals how the plant’s chemical compounds act … more

“Scrubbers” to cut cruise ship air pollution

“Scrubbers” to cut cruise ship air pollutionCruise lines that sail Alaska waters are installing new pollution-control equipment. Scrubbers are aimed at clearing the air — and meeting new regulations. But it’s also dodging some stronger, more expensive measures.

Alaska teens lobby governor on climate change

Alaska Youth for Environmental Action delivered a petition with more than a thousand signatures to the governor’s office on Tuesday.

Researcher in Dillingham to investigate Alaska’s high sexual assault rate

Researcher in Dillingham to investigate Alaska’s high sexual assault rateAccording to an FBI report, there were 80 reported rapes per 100,000 Alaskan residents in 2012 — that was the highest in the country.

Minimum wage increase helps individuals, OK for small biz

Minimum wage increase helps individuals, OK for small bizAlaska’s statewide minimum wage increase went into effect on Tuesday. Now, thousands of jobs in the state pay $8.75 an hour — a dollar increase.

Alaska Farmer Turns Icy Patch Of Tundra Into A Breadbasket

Alaska Farmer Turns Icy Patch Of Tundra Into A BreadbasketWarmer temperatures in Alaska are giving farmers flexibility to plant a wider range of crops over a longer growing season. One farmer says the secret to his bounty is soil enriched by flooding rivers.

New marijuana bill would require sellers to be residents

New marijuana bill would require sellers to be residentsThey would have to be an Alaska resident for at least one year before they can apply, and would need to go through fingerprinting and background checks.

Marijuana Is Now Legal In Alaska, The 3rd U.S. State With Legal Pot

Marijuana Is Now Legal In Alaska, The 3rd U.S. State With Legal PotAlaska's voter initiative making marijuana legal takes effect Tuesday, placing Alaska alongside Colorado and Washington as the three U.S. states where recreational marijuana is legal.
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