JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - The Alaska Senate has voted overwhelmingly to eliminate daylight saving time in the state. The bill, from Sen. Anna MacKinnon, passed 16-4 Wednesday. It will next go to the House.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - A Senate committee has advanced legislation that would eliminate daylight saving time and allow for consideration of another time zone in Alaska. The bill would exempt Alaskans from advancing their clocks each spring.
SPOKANE, Wash. - Researchers at Washington State University are working on environmentally friendly ways that use less salt to reduce snow and ice on roads.
On Tuesday, the Alaska Senate's State Affairs Committee advanced a bill that would exempt the 49th state from daylight saving time starting in 2017.
SEATTLE - Two railroad companies want to prevent the public from getting ahold of details about oil shipments through Washington state, a disclosure the federal government ordered be given to state emergency managers in the wake of several oil train accidents.But restricting that information violates the state's public records law, so the state has not signed documents from the rail companies seeking confidentiality, said Mark Stewart, a spokesman for the Washington Military Department's Emergency Management Division.
Since school started, Kenai resident Christine Marquis has been walking with her sixth-grade son to the Kenai Middle School. Recently a passing driver who did not want to yield for her and her son honked and cussed at them.
As Christopher McMurray braced for impact, he instinctively yelled to his only passenger, a 16-week-old yellow Labrador named Zoey, to hold on.
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