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Daylight saving time bill springs forward

...allow for consideration of another time zone in Alaska.The bill would exempt Alaskans from advancing their clocks each spring...to Pacific time.Sen. Anna MacKinnon originally proposed the bill to end daylight saving time in Alaska and introduced the amendment...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-03/daylight-saving-time-bill-springs-fo
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Longtime Kenai River habitat advocate applies for Board of Fisheries seat

...Kenai Watershed Forum, applied for the board in February. Gov. Bill Walker has two board seats to fill after former Board of Fisheries...legislators, including Rep. Les Gara, D-Anchorage, and Sen. Bill Stoltze, R-Chugiak, questioned his appointment and what it...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-03/longtime-kenai-river-habitat-advocat
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Federal gas line coordinator joining borough staff

...Mayor Mike Navarre.Persily is in the process of closing down the coordinator's office, which was not included in a spending bill passed by Congress late last year. The Anchorage office is scheduled to close on Friday.Navarre said Persily will follow the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-04/federal-gas-line-coordinator-joining
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What others say: Alaska could find itself in boiling pot with marijuana

...The state Senate this week introduced a bill to define the rules for commercial sales...realistically cover the costs.The Senate bill should limit commercial marijuana dispensaries...they seek pot products or not.The Senate bill also lists six licenses that could be required...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-04/what-others-say-alaska-could-find
Opinion

...who only thinks she's in control. The scene where Bloom informs her otherwise is chilling. Showing up in a small role is Bill Paxton, the competitor "nightcrawler" who unwittingly sets Bloom on his path. As good as the acting is, the writing is top-notch...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-03-04-0
Arts & Entertainment
What others say: The price of a windfall

...will harm the ability of other Native corporations to do business with the federal government. Doyon and its shareholders will take home a windfall, but other Alaskans - Native and not - may be left with the bill.- Juneau Empire,Feb. 27

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-03/what-others-say-the-price-of-a-wi
Opinion
Three defend Alaska's judicial selection process

...anti-SJR 3 group Justice Not Politics - said that by giving the governor's appointees a majority on the Judicial Council, the bill would weaken the council's independence. Andrews spoke first on historical roots of the Judicial Council in the Alaskan constitution...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-03
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Bill with constitutionalism requirement for schools advances

...JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Alaska lawmakers have advanced a bill that would require school districts to include American...House Education Committee moved Rep. Wes Keller's bill Friday. The bill would require that school districts include the Declaration...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-27/bill-with-constitutionalism-requirem
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Tensions flare between House, governor over pipeline project

...between members of the Alaska House and Gov. Bill Walker over how best to advance state efforts...with a visibly upset Walker denouncing a bill from the speaker of the House as "the...remains the state's primary focus.The bill states that the AGDC could not be involved...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-02/tensions-flare-between-house-governo
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Panel to consider limiting households to 12 marijuana plants

...12-plant limit for each house as part of its bill addressing municipalities' role in regulating...committee is considering the limit as part of a bill that addresses municipalities' ability...and other personal-use concerns.The bill also includes opt-out provisions for...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-02/panel-to-consider-limiting-household
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