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Lawmakers grapple with marijuana bill

...if an adult is arrested for possession and appears before a judge, then a section of the law kicks in that says the person can't...said making someone appear in court leaves more to individual judges' discretion, such as how much evidence is required, before...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-26/lawmakers-grapple-with-marijuana-bil
News
Collins named special investigator for National Guard claims

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Attorney General Craig Richards has hired a retired state court judge to serve as a special investigator to look into allegations of sexual assault and other misconduct within the Alaska National Guard...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-22/collins-named-special-investigator-f
News
Stassel takes gold in slopestyle

...He scored 51.0 on his second run and came back with his gold-medal run, earning scores of 98.0 from three of the six judges.Stassel is a third generation Clam Gulch set-netter who spent many summers on the beach that lies about 28 miles south of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-01-21/stassel-takes-gold-in-slopestyle
Sports
Obama's foolish Gitmo fascination

...recidivism rate of all detainees released from Gitmo so far is 30 percent. A risk of bringing them here to be jailed is that judges, prone to imposing their policy preferences, will find a way to order their release.In 2013, Obama called Gitmo "a symbol...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-25/obamas-foolish-gitmo-fascination
Opinion
Around the District

...February 13th. Once you fill out the registration form we will send you several other documents (How To Set Up A Display Board, Judges Scoring Sheet, Project Planner Check off List and the Scientific Method Flow Chart). Projects will be displayed in the office...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2015-01-25/around-the-district
Schools
What others say: Political, social controversy on the menu

...that's why it's important that a federal judge kicked off the new year by blocking the...Golden State's foie gras prohibition, Judge Stephen V. Wilson drew cheers from chefs...like San Francisco.Perhaps cleverly, Judge Wilson effectively sidestepped the broader...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-20/what-others-say-political-social-
Opinion
Speaker's comments on board process appreciated

...Board of Fish enhance the trust of the public in a once dynamic public process? Absolutely not. Not here. The judge had no right to judge Dr. Maw. Through his leadership he bent the board and broke the process. In my opinion the action of the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-01-22/speakers-comments-on-boar
Letters
Verbatim: Friendship is moving beyond first impressions

...are holding onto a false perception of each other - a previous impression. The other person had changed, but we continue to judge them based on past experiences. Keeping an open mind and acknowledging that the person is bound to change will keep you (and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2015-01-25/verbatim-friendship-is-
Schools

WASHINGTON - A federal judge on Wednesday overturned Labor Department...health care workers.U.S. District Judge Richard Leon had scrapped part of the...wage and overtime.In response to the judge's ruling, the Labor Department said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-01-17
Community
Nikiski lights up the night

...Senior Center, and applaud the efforts of Senior Center Activities Director Sharon Fisher, who arranged a group to view and judge those nominated. Handclaps and appreciation to Homer Electric Association for providing energy credits toward the first place...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-01-09/nikiski-lights-up-the-nig
Letters

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