Conrad Daley, executive director of the Alaska Cannabis Grower's Association, tried to get his organization a bank account for months, and has yet to keep one. Two months...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The Obama administration has given Royal Dutch Shell PLC approval to begin limited exploratory oil drilling off Alaska's northwest coast.
JUNEAU - High workloads and inadequate staffing had a negative effect on access to care at the Department of Veterans Affairs clinic in Wasilla, an inspector general's review found.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - It took two special sessions for Alaska legislators to agree to a budget after a crash in oil prices contributed to a severe reduction in the state's available revenue.
? The Soldotna and Kenai Chambers of Commerce will host a joint luncheon at noon today at the Kenai Visitors Center.
JUNEAU - In coastal communities throughout Alaska, several organizations are working together to prepare more Alaskans for jobs in the maritime industry.
ANCHORAGE (AP) - An iconic Alaska tree may warrant protection as a threatened or endangered species due to climate warming, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Thursday.
JUNEAU - The Senate Finance Committee included in a version of the state budget Wednesday language rejecting monetary terms in contracts for more than a dozen bargaining units for the upcoming fiscal year, a move that one union leader called unacceptable.The language, approved in a hearing Wednesday morning, would reject the monetary terms unless legislation explicitly approving them was enacted separately. The unions listed include those representing correctional officers, ferry workers, university faculty and some university firefighters, and state and municipal workers.
? The Soldotna Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon today at Froso's Restaurant in Soldotna. A presentation by Peninsula Community Health Services is planned. RSVP to 262-9814.
ANCHORAGE - A television reporter quit her job on live TV with a big four-letter flourish after revealing she owns a medical marijuana business and intends to press for legalization of recreational pot in Alaska.
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