Alaska marijuana sales drop in November

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 08:12

Alaskans bought less marijuana in November than they did in October, the first time the infant industry posted a decline in 2017.

Trans-Alaska Pipeline System shipped more oil in 2017, Alyeska says

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 08:25

This marks the second consecutive year of increased oil production from the North Slope.

Polar bear Ahpun dies after nearly 20 years at Alaska Zoo

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 09:58

ANCHORAGE — A beloved polar bear at the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage has died.

Two Juneau men indicted for 1995 murder

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 13:36
Case had gone cold until recent Crime Stoppers tip, DNA test

An unsolved homicide went cold for years until recently.

Goodbye bail: Alaska switches to new system of criminal justice

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 06:59
State will judge each accused criminal under a point-based system that considers how likely they are to show up to court appearances or commit a new crime.

State will judge each accused criminal under a point-based system that considers how likely they are to show up to court appearances or commit a new crime.

Alaska’s legislature looks to Oregon for guidance on sexual harassment

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 13:45
Subcommittee considers how to handle claims

As the Alaska Legislature considers how to rewrite its guidelines for reporting sexual harassment and dealing with claims, it’s looking to the south.

Alaska 2017: A year of almosts and maybes

Sat, 12/30/2017 - 21:12
A look back at the top 10 state stories and issues of the past year

A look back at the top 10 state stories and issues of the past year.

Want to join the Alaska Legislature? Applications are open

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 10:20
Panel of five will select who represents the North Slope and Northwest Arctic in Legislature

Democrats have begun taking applications from Alaskans interested in representing the North Slope and Northwest Arctic Borough in the Alaska Legislature.

State marijuana testing inaccurate, board warns

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 05:57
Regulator finds potency varies from label, sometimes significantly

Alaska’s marijuana regulators are warning that potency labels on marijuana packages may be inaccurate.

Two healthcare ballot initiatives for 2018 have been canceled

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 16:26
Backers cite federal uncertainty in move

A pair of health care ballot initiatives seeking a place in Alaska’s 2018 election are dead for now.

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