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JUNEAU - Efforts to reach an agreement on a state spending plan continued Monday as the Legislature went into overtime. But even after a budget is finalized, legislators' work might not be done. Gov.

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 10:20pm

HOUSTON (AP) - Halliburton Co. has cut 9,000 jobs - more than 10 percent of its workforce - in about six months and is considering more cost-cutting moves as falling oil prices sap demand for its drilling help.

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 3:19pm

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska lawmakers have approved creation of a marijuana board to write regulations for the new industry. The state Senate on Saturday voted in favor of the bill proposed by Gov. Bill Walker to create a new marijuana control board, and the House on Sunday agreed with the versi...

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 10:26am

Diamond M Ranch owner Blair Martin is on a mission to help at-risk children. "The bottom line is there's not enough couples that have a place to take care of foster kids in Alaska," he said.

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 9:56pm

Two members of the Kenai city maintenance department saw something that could be better and made it better.

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 7:14pm

Rodents in Alaska have a few less things to worry about - 12 to be exact. The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation has prohibited the sale of 12 variations of d-CON brand rodenticide pellets.

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 10:00pm

The Alaska Legislature failed to confirm a Soldotna conservationist for a seat on the Alaska Board of Fisheries. The confirmation for Gov.

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 7:37pm

JUNEAU - With the scheduled end of session looming Sunday, lawmakers were trying to reach agreement on a spending package, an effort complicated by a lengthy joint session on confirmations and a minority leader stuck in Anchorage for much of the day.

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 9:59pm

Editor’s note: The Peninsula Clarion does not identify victims in sexual assault cases and will refer to the women involved in this trial and story by their initials, E.L. and J.Y.  After several hours of deliberation, a jury found a Soldotna man guilty on four charges of attempted r...

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 5:14pm

Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by 34 this week to 954 amid depressed oil prices.

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 9:56pm


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