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The Kenai Peninsula Borough has adopted a permanent policy aimed at making the legislative process more transparent.

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 9:42pm

JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker said Monday that he could not support Medicaid reform legislation without Medicaid expansion. In an interview with The Associated Press, Walker said reform and expansion go hand-in-hand.

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 9:41pm

JUNEAU - A Senate committee held a hearing Monday on the governor's nominees for the state Board of Fisheries, but the panel held off on taking action. State Affairs committee chair Sen.

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 9:41pm

Tuesday 3:30 p.m. The Senate Community & Regional Affairs Committee will sponsor a public hearing to discuss HB 75 Marijuana Regulation; Clubs; Municipalities; Local Option Election and SB 100 North Slope Gas Project Property Tax; Assessment.

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 7:23pm

■ The Soldotna Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon today at Froso's Restaurant in Soldotna. A presentation on the St. Jude Kid's Radiothon by Robyn Sullens, KSRM Radio Group, is planned. RSVP to 262-9814.

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 4:43pm

JUNEAU, Alaska - Heading into the legislative session in January, two of the big issues were Gov. Bill Walker's desire to expand Medicaid and the suddenly more urgent need to confront Alaska's budget deficit amid a crash in oil prices.

Sun, 04/12/2015 - 9:11pm

Team Soldotna ranked first in the three-day Riverskate competition held Friday through Sunday. Alaska's largest figure skating contest - celebrating its 20th year - drew more than 150 contenders from eight rinks to the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex.

Sun, 04/12/2015 - 9:12pm

On Thursday, a controversial and precedent-setting decision on whether to grant water rights for a west-side Cook Inlet stream to the salmon conservation group Chuitna Citizens Coalition passed an important milestone.

Sat, 04/11/2015 - 7:22pm


Sat, 04/11/2015 - 7:23pm

The Senate Finance committee swept millions in capital project funds into an account for future years, which some think could help the House majority avoid a tough vote to access a constitutional reserve to balance the budget.

Sat, 04/11/2015 - 7:23pm


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