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What others say: Alaska could find itself in boiling pot with marijuana

...sales, and for those leery of making public purchases, the opportunity to do it in the dark of evening.The proposed law states that packaging must be childproof, which only protects young children if adults act responsibly with a container. It...
Cal Thomas: Focus on what works

...2.1 billion. Of the remaining 82 files, auditors said 48 contained insufficient documents required by federal law."State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf says the $6 billion isn't missing, but that State is merely experiencing "bureaucratic...
CPR/first aid important skill for all

...citizen responder would do, or trained to do," she said. According to, Alaska Good Samaritan Law states (a) a person at a hospital or any other location who renders emergency care or emergency counseling to an injured...
'Grandparent' scam targets seniors

...check with family members to verify the information. For more information or to file a complaint, please contact the Consumer Protection Unit at (907) 269-5200 or visit or
Straight to the point: Candidates participate in chamber forum

...The candidates addressed ways to improve the Kenai Peninsula and Alaska's economies, Arizona's illegal immigration law, state retirement systems, Certificate of Need laws pertaining to the state's health care facilities, abortion and the proposed...
City's orders contradict right to speak out

...action are protected under the U.S. Constitution and the Alaska Constitution. Indeed, Alaska constitutional case law states: "A function of free speech under the American system of government is to invite dispute. It may indeed best serve...
Rules still apply

...Sharon Roesch, fire prevention officer at the Forestry office in Soldotna, with regard to slash pile burning. Alaska law states that "a person who builds a fire in or near timber, brush, grass or other flammable material without first clearing...
Reader: Guided anglers must get private fishery access acquire a specific Alaska Constitutional Amendment to force a LE system involving guided sportfish anglers. Alaska law states charter vessel operators are involved in the ?sport taking of fish,? not in ?the commercial taking of fish?. Therefore...
Internet scam targets Peninsula renters

...consumer issues. Identity theft, product recalls and scams are researchable topics on its website at Consumer disputes are resolved by notifying businesses of complaints and engaging in informal...
Where are our priorities?: Rep. Gara says there?s a way to cover kids? health care

...attracted some bipartisan support. How can the problem of children?s health coverage be easy to solve? Under federal law, states can qualify for federal matching funds to insure both low income children and children of working families who don...


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