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FAIRBANKS (AP) - Alaska Native municipal leaders are worried that a state law legalizing recreational use of marijuana could lead to more substance abuse and make it difficult for employers to keep drug-free workplaces.

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 9:48pm

Pacific halibut fishermen could have a reduced catch next year if the International Pacific Halibut Commission opts to go with the "blue-line" projection released Dec. 2, but Alaskan fishermen in some areas may see a slightly higher quota than in 2014.

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 9:48pm

As structural changes to health care insurance delivery continue to roll out under the Affordable Health Care Act implementation, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District faces several big changes in its self-funded plans.

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 12:30pm

 With just a few minutes notice, families in Funny River were evacuated Sunday afternoon as firefighters fought to contain the 156,041 acre wildfire that lit several hot spots inside of a fire break between the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge and more than 1,000 residents. As flames encroached, ...

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 10:06pm

One by one, planes arrived Thursday to fight the Funny River Horse Trail wildfire that inched closer to homes in Kasilof.

Thu, 05/22/2014 - 9:20pm

Updated at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 6:48pm

Fishing has always been a favorite pastime of Alaskans, and now, thanks to a former Kenai Peninsula resident, it can be done more safely. Alexandra West, a 2007 Skyview High School graduate who is now an engineer-in-training for PND Engineers Inc.

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 10:02pm

JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker on Monday announced Valerie Davidson as the new state health commissioner, calling her knowledgeable and passionate about expanding Medicaid in Alaska.

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 10:01pm

Efforts to mitigate flooding in the Kalifornsky Beach area have been put on hold while the Kenai Peninsula Borough re-evaluates a proposed land exchange with property owners to construct a drainage easement.

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 10:01pm

Snowy conditions attributed to a car crash on the Kenai Spur Highway Monday that sent a pregnant woman in the hospital. Kenai Police and Fire departments responded to a two-vehicle accident, which occurred at about 2:30 p.m.

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 10:01pm


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