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Anchorage Assembly weighs LGBT anti-discrimination laws

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The Anchorage Assembly is considering a gay rights ordinance that would ban discrimination in the city on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity...

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - An Anchorage Assembly member was fined Friday after his unleashed German shepherd killed an elderly dog.Tim Steele was fined $75 after his dog, 8-year-old...
Fairbanks to form marijuana working group

...prohibited in public places, but it's unclear how the rules would apply to businesses and clubs, Hopkins said.The Anchorage Assembly has formed a committee to look at marijuana sales, with committee members including two who supported an unsuccessful...
Cannabis coalition hears from community

...unforeseen problems that be addressed. Between the comments heard at the town hall meeting and the decision by the Anchorage Assembly to kill the ordinance proposed to ban marijuana sales, Alaskans have made it clear they want to preserve their...
Public speaks on marijuana cultivation ordinance

...Cannabis Legislation, recommended the assembly follow the examples made by the Fairbanks North Star Borough and Anchorage assembly by working with the state while the regulations are discussed. When asked by assembly member Wayne Ogle if he was...
Concerns raised about marijuana law year. Authorities have nine months after the effective date to come up with rules for implementing the law.Anchorage Assembly member Amy Demboski believes Anchorage, the largest potential market in the state, could help develop pot regulations...
Keynote speakers come together for AFN 'Rise as One' theme

...but for the work I've done," Tosi said.He ran a spirited but ultimately unsuccessful campaign for the East Anchorage Assembly seat earlier this year.When Aarons heard news of a May 2013 double murder and sexual assault in Anchorage's...
House committee moves cell phone ban bill

...cellphone use in and around schools and school zones for public safety. The committee moved the bill Thursday. "The Anchorage Assembly worked on this for a long time before realizing there needs to an enabling act from the state Legislature allowing...
Senate panel supports alcohol 'no sell' list

...criteria for a ban on alcohol sales to people who would be on the list. Approving the criteria could fall to the Anchorage Assembly. The no-sell list would be citywide.Constant said his group is sharing the idea with community councils throughout...
Candidates for lieutenant governor debate in Kenai

...Sullivan is reaching his term limit as Anchorage mayor. He previously served as chairman while he was a member on the Anchorage Assembly. During Tuesday's forum, Sullivan referenced his support of running mate Gov. Sean Parnell, including the...


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