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What others say: Lawmakers want one more big meal before tightening belts

...fiscally irresponsible and blatantly hypocritical.Juneau Rep. Sam Kito did us proud as the only voice of reason on the 16-member council.According to a March 2014 report from Rep. Mike Hawker's office, the state could have purchased the building a...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-19/what-others-say-lawmakers-want-on
Opinion
Lawmakers approve new marijuana control board

...board or a new marijuana board to develop regulations for commercial and retail marijuana cultivation and sales. The five-member board will share resources and staff with the state Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, and include representation from rural...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-20/lawmakers-approve-new-marijuana-cont
News
Around the District

...school office at 776-2600. Applications are available at school and on our school homepage if you would like to become a member of the NNS Site Council for the 2015-16 school year. The purpose of the council is to give input and guidance to the school...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2015-04-20/around-the-district
Schools
Legislature fails to confirm Ruffner to Board of Fisheries

...with a better result," he said. Micciche compared Ruffner's confirmation hearing with that of former Board of Fisheries member Vince Webster who lost his seat on the board in 2013 after the legislature failed to confirm him by one vote. During the days...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-19/legislature-fails-to-confirm-ruffner
News
Dogs and handlers participate in barn hunt

...tests a dog's prowess at seeking rodents in a hayloft. "It simulates a dog's ability to find vermin," Janet Johnson, a member of the Peninsula Dog Obedience Group, which organized Friday's meet at their training center in Kenai. Approximately forty...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-18/dogs-and-handlers-participate-in-bar
News
House amends, then re-passes bill to create marijuana board

...The bill, from Gov. Bill Walker, would create a five-member board that would share staff and resources with the state alcohol...perspectives on marijuana; a rural Alaska representative; and a member of the public if there is just one industry representative...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-15/house-amends-then-re-passes-bill-to-
News
What's not to love about rhubarb?

...Bush's have 1,000 plants in the ground, Vicki Bush said. At Tuesday's meeting, Bruce Bush took a break so every audience member could sample the company's main product- rhubarb juice, which he sells annually at the Alaska State Fair. It takes nearly...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-16
News
What's Happening

...camaraderie. Join us for Friday night tacos, or Saturday night steaks with Karaoke. Sunday afternoon its super hamburgers. Not a member? Stop by and we can show you how to become a part of this special veteran's organization. AMVETS is located in the Red Diamond...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-04-15/whats-happening
Arts & Entertainment
Soldotna publishes annexation info

...about the potential implications of annexation.Olson claims the city hasn't been completely transparent. He said a 12-member annexation advisory committee was selected without a public process. Dixson said the committee was formed to give opinions...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-15/soldotna-publishes-annexation-info
News
Hunters often overlook hearing protection

...from their partners' guns as well as their own.Ear plugs of some sort should be on the required equipment list for every member of every family headed to the field to hunt with a firearm.Inexpensive ear plugs with noise-suppressing mechanical baffles...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-04-16/hunters-often-overlook-hearing-p
Outdoors

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