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JUNEAU, Alaska - U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said Friday she hopes President Barack Obama does not merely use Alaska as a backdrop to talk about climate...
Greenpeace has earned a contempt citation

...Greenpeace USA's actions. The only question now is how long Alaska U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason will continue to...not three, but five different motions filed in the Alaska U.S. District Court and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals...
Marijuana legal, but finances remain in black market protect banks from prosecution. All are in subcommittee or committee phases, and two have been co-sponsored by Alaska U.S. Rep. Don Young. Young co-sponsored the Compassionate Access, Research Expansion, and Respect States Act of 2015...
Voices of Alaska: U.S. must become informed on Arctic issues

The United States assumed the Chair of the Arctic Council last month in an international event held in Canada and attended by leaders from around the world. Unfortunately, it seems like this barely registered to most Americans.
What others say: Sen. Murkowski's bipartisan effort would help Alaska, U.S.

It has been eight years since the last successful omnibus energy bill became law, but that didn't dissuade Sen. Lisa Murkowski from contributing her own offering late last month. Sen. Murkowski's bill, a bipartisan effort with Sen.
Judge finds Greenpeace USA in contempt, sets escalating fines for bridge protest

...vessel contracted to work in the Arctic for Shell or face fines ramping up each day until it does.An annoyed-looking Alaska U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason imposed a fine of $2,500 per hour beginning at 10 a.m. Alaska Time Thursday...
Shell, Greenpeace headed back to court

...determine if Greenpeace protesters are violating a court injunction after a Wednesday teleconference hearing before Alaska U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason yielded little.The 4 p.m. hearing on Shell's emergency motion, which was...
Voices of Alaska: U.S. has opportunity to focus on Arctic issues

As Alaskans and the rest of America emerge from their election bunkers and turn on their televisions again, we are faced with another pressing issue of lasting importance: making the Arctic a national and international priority in a manner that benefits those who live in the far north.
Senate candidates weigh in on same-sex marriage

...elections, The Associated Press plans to publish an occasional list featuring the positions of the highest-profile Alaska U.S. Senate candidates on different issues.All the campaigns contacted - Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich and Republicans...
Senate fisheries act draft begins circulating

...most recent draft was produced by the Senate Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and Coast Guard subcommittee chaired by Alaska U.S. Sen. Mark Begich. That committee held several hearings on various perspectives on the MSA, including one focused...


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