From left to right: Bill Walker, Byron Mallott. The independent and Democratic candidates for Alaska governor say they are merging their campaigns to give them a better shot at unseating Republican incumbent Gov. Sean Parnell.
WASHINGTON - The legalization of recreational marijuana in two states - Colorado and Washington - and medical marijuana in more than 20 others has raised concern that there will be more drivers stoned behind the wheel.
WASHINGTON - As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers, though, are divided on the question.
KENAI - Municipalities across the Kenai Peninsula are slated to consider asking the Alaska Board of Fisheries hold the 2017 Upper Cook Inlet Finfish meetings on the Kenai Peninsula.
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FAIRBANKS - The city of Fairbanks has so far spent about $7,000 appealing a $37.50 election-law fine leveled on the mayor.
The Alaska Public Offices Commission ordered City Mayor John Eberhart to pay the $37.
ANCHORAGE - Matanuska-Susitna Borough officials are prepping for negotiations with the U.S. Transportation Department to resolve $12.3 million the borough owes the feds for its failed ferry plan.
In all, the Mat-Su Borough received $21.