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JUNEAU - Legislative consultants this week suggested that it may be wise for lawmakers to examine their approach to creating incentives for oil and gas development from Cook Inlet.

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 12:04am

The Alaska State Troopers' 10 drug-sniffing dogs will be out of work once using and carrying small amounts of marijuana becomes legal Feb. 24.

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 12:04am

NEW YORK - The plunge in oil has crushed the Russian ruble, erased $80 billion from Exxon Mobil's market value and pushed Venezuela to the brink of economic collapse.

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 12:03am

JUNEAU - Bills that would decriminalize small amounts of marijuana have been put on hold while lawmakers wait for a new draft that better reflects the intent of voters. During a joint session of the House and Senate Judiciary committees Wednesday, Rep.

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 12:03am

Recent Board of Fisheries appointee Roland Maw's relationship with the state government has been mischaracterized, according to the president of the fisheries organization where Maw served as executive director.

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 12:03am

Gov. Bill Walker’s proposed 10 percent decrease in school formula forward-funding for fiscal year 2017 will have to be made up for in future years, a deputy commissioner at the Department of Education and Early Development said, but the state does have a little wiggle room to figure things out.


Thu, 01/29/2015 - 12:03am

The state of Alaska will appeal a landmark Alaska Superior Court decision that threw out a state law requiring municipalities to contribute a minimum amount annually to schools.

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 12:02am

SEATTLE - A plan to allow Royal Dutch Shell PLC to use Seattle's waterfront as a homeport for its Arctic drilling fleet is drawing opposition from environmental groups that say it's not consistent with the region's environmental goals.

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 12:00am

SEATTLE - Port of Seattle commissioners are looking at a major expansion at Sea-Tac Airport to accommodate expected passenger growth over the next 20 years, starting with a new international arrivals facility in 2019.

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 12:00am

FAIRBANKS - Four NASA soundings rockets were launched within a half hour into the northern lights in an effort to better understand and visualize turbulent air currents in the upper atmosphere.

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 12:19am


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