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Voices of Alaska: A 'fix' in search of a flaw

Sen. Pete Kelly's ongoing campaign to amend Alaska's constitution to change the way we select and retain judges poses a grave threat to fair and impartial courts in our...
Senate passes bill changing marijuana crime laws

...Wielechowski said he thought marijuana should have been removed from the state's list of controlled substances, and tried to amend the bill to make that change. That amendment failed.Other amendments to the bill were also defeated during lengthy floor...
Lawmakers amend marijuana crimes bill

JUNEAU (AP) - The Senate Finance Committee on Friday further amended the bill that would update state laws following the legalization of recreational marijuana.
Soldotna hopes to clarify city's marijuana laws

...where marijuana can't be consumed, and another which would amend the definition of "smoking" to include e-cigarettes, vaporizer...the local regulatory authority.Ordinance 2015-005 would amend the definition of smoking to include "the use of any vaporizer...
SJR3 an attack on Alaska judges, the Judiciary Council and judicial selection procedures

...Feb. 19 televised committee hearing, Sen. Kelly presented three non-ideological arguments to justify an urgent need to amend this section of Alaska's constitution:- The council needs more rural members. Sen. Kelly failed to show how doubling the...
City discusses protection for employee sexual orientation in personnel regs

While an ordinance to amend personnel regulations for the City of Kenai was postponed for the second consecutive meeting, the council voted to include protections...
Panel: Don Young violated U.S. House ethics

...the Republican to repay the value of the trips and gifts, totaling about $59,000, to his campaign and the donors, and to amend his financial disclosure statements to include gifts he had not reported. The committee also issued a "letter of reproval...
Pit burdens neighborhood

...backyard."Two hayfields owned by Mercedes Gibbs and Oliver Amend have notified the assembly the local zoning district ordinance...If the zoning ordinance passes she wouldn't be able to.Amend wrote a letter to the assembly that read the zoning change...
Assembly debuts video streaming

...urology medical clinic on Binkley Street for $604,000 from the plant replacement and expansion fund. The ordinance was to amend the lease and operating agreement to include the 2,228 square-foot building. Assembly member Brent Johnson, finance committee...
Kenai airport agreements signed with Soldotna contractor, Hilcorp

...Legacy's lease credit period to 10 years. "What we had already agreed to was to share the cost, but this (resolution) is to amend that lease to reflect the additional cost of excavation," Gabriel said. The council also considered a pair of action-approval...


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