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JUNEAU - The Alaska Senate on Monday got closer to having state statutes reflect what remains illegal after Alaska voters legalized limited recreational marijuana last year.

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 9:30pm

ANCHORAGE (AP) - Alaskans are almost out of time to sign up for their share of the state's oil wealth this year. Today is the deadline to apply for the 2015 Alaska Permanent Fund dividend.

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 9:30pm

ANCHORAGE - The federal estimate of the number of beluga whales in Alaska's Cook Inlet increased slightly in 2014, but researchers conclude the population remains in danger of extinction.

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 9:30pm

Tuesday 1:30 p.m. The House Finance Committee will sponsor a public hearing to discuss HB 143 AIDEA Bonds, Loans, Fund; AEA Loan and HB 135 Public Employee Roth Contributions. Testimony will be taken.

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 7:44pm

SANAA, Yemen — Saudi-led naval forces imposed a blockade on Yemen’s ports as coalition airstrikes on Monday repelled an advance on the southern port city of Aden by Shiite rebels and forces loyal to a former president, in what appeared to be the most intense day of fighting since the air campaig...

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 4:13pm

ANCHORAGE (AP) — Alaskans are almost out of time to sign up for their share of the state’s oil wealth this year. Tuesday is the deadline to apply for the 2015 Alaska Permanent Fund dividend. The payout is based on the five-year average of the fund’s statutory net income. Last year, the $1,884 ...

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 10:54am

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly on Tuesday rejected an ordinance that would repeal the winter grocery tax exemption. However, the option to reduce the seasonal sales tax exemption on groceries is not completely off of the table.

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 10:01pm

JUNEAU, Alaska - The Senate Finance Committee plans public testimony this week as it crafts its version of the state operating budget. The goal is for the full Senate to vote on a spending bill Friday.

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 6:43pm

JUNEAU, Alaska - Where does your food come from? Where does your kid's school lunch come from? Ninety-five percent of the time, the answer is a barge.

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 6:43pm

Scientists and citizens met to discuss the global ecological phenomenon of climate change in relation to Kenai Peninsula communities last weekend.

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 6:43pm


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