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Marijuana legal, but finances remain in black market

...alongside heroin. Even though legal in some form in 22 states, marijuana banking amounts to money laundering under federal law as a result of the substance designation."So far, as businesses go, I don't know anybody who has a bank who's...
Federal coordinator weighs in on AK LNG

...concerns? Well, certainly Alaskans want to get jobs. That's not really the federal government's problem. Under federal law any American can go work in this country. But certainly I'm sure that will come up. I want jobs, everybody wants...
Apache unveils north road extension plans

...said. Parker said the project is in the planning stages and no material site or contractors have been selected. Under federal law, the Department of the Interior, which manages wildlife refuges, must grant Alaska Native Corporations access...
Voices of Alaska: Legalizing recreational marijuana not in Alaska's interest

...If proposition 2 passes, we would have established a dual system. It would be unlawful to buy or sell marijuana under federal law but permissible under state law. Such an inconsistency has the federal government telling us one thing and the state...

...generally considered the liberal half of the state.Under federal law, marijuana remains illegal, and what the licensed...many pot shops even have armed security guards. Under federal law, that looks a lot like possessing a firearm in furtherance...
Work approved in Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

...Claims Settlement Act of 1971, including certain mineral rights in federal conservation units like wildlife refuges.Under federal law the Department of the Interior, which manages wildlife refuges, must grant Alaska Native corporations access to...
Federal panel looks at Fairbanks air quality idea is the central proposal in the borough's recently completed plan to reduce carbon monoxide emissions. Under federal law, the borough may not exceed carbon monoxide standards more than once for two consecutive years. Exceeding the standard...
Beach access case goes to court

...the Kenai Superior Courthouse. "The state statutes have nothing to do with whether there was a right-of-way under federal law," said Ron Baird, representing OSK. "The patent simply does not call out the easement for (Nikishka) Beach...
List shouldn't be public

...the shooter in the Virginia Tech case to illegally purchase the weapons he used in last spring's mass killing. Under federal law, gun dealers cannot sell weapons to a person a court has ruled is an immediate "danger to himself or the public...
Lawmakers considering dam

...specializing in large power projects, to do preliminary design and engineering work related to the license application. Under federal law FERC must authorize a hydroelectric project. There seems to be wide support in the Legislature for the $65 million...


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