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JUNEAU - Nothing will be off the table as the state cuts spending to reduce projected multibillion-dollar budget deficits, Gov. Bill Walker said.

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 10:02pm

Marijuana advocates are planning to fill Tuesday’s Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meeting for the introduction of an ordinance that, if enacted, would be put to the voters to decide in October if commercial marijuana cultivation should be prohibited within the borough. The ordinance, sponsored b...

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 11:08pm

Two administrators and two teachers have been placed on paid administrative leave from Nikiski Middle-High School following allegations from a group of parents of inappropriate behavior.

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 10:19pm

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Alaska's population fell last year, though not by much, according to the state demographer.

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 11:09pm

JUNEAU, Alaska - There's big question as the Legislature convenes Tuesday: How low will oil prices go? Plunging prices have contributed to massive budget deficits that cuts alone can't erase.

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 11:05pm

JUNEAU, Alaska - After years of being flush with oil money, Alaska now faces drastic budget cuts and having to dip into well-stocked savings to offset unprecedented deficits exacerbated by an unexpected plunge in oil prices.

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 11:05pm

ANCHORAGE (AP) - A squatter described by prosecutors as a "parasitic presence" in his Kenai Peninsula community will serve a year in a federal prison for being in the illegal possession of firearms.

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 6:47pm

In response to the rise of property crime in Nikiski last fall, the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly will vote on a resolution Tuesday to ask for a permanent Alaska State Trooper post for the area.

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 6:45pm

JUNEAU - A Homer legislator has proposed delaying regulations for marijuana concentrates to allow officials to focus this year on rules for the sale and growth of legalized pot and licensing of marijuana businesses.

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 6:45pm

JUNEAU - House Speaker Mike Chenault on Friday questioned the nominating process for Fish and Game commissioner and the treatment of finalist Roland Maw by the Board of Fisheries.

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 6:44pm


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