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Policy group to study food supply and security in Alaska - Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

Fri, 2019-04-19 22:19
Policy group to study food supply and security in Alaska  Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

An influential Anchorage-based business policy group, Commonwealth North, has taken on a study of food supply and security in the state and how to increase ...

Alaska DOT considering proposal for Berners Bay ferry terminal - KTOO

Fri, 2019-04-19 19:16
Alaska DOT considering proposal for Berners Bay ferry terminal  KTOO

Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy's administration is considering a new Juneau ferry terminal 30 miles north of the existing one to accommodate the short range of the ...

Assembly votes to support education | Local News Stories - Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

Fri, 2019-04-19 18:36
Assembly votes to support education | Local News Stories  Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

PALMER — The Mat-Su Borough Assembly voted to pass a highly controversial resolution on Tuesday. The resolution states that the assembly supports funding ...

Message Sent - Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

Fri, 2019-04-19 18:36
Message Sent  Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

PALMER - The Mat-Su Borough Assembly voted to pass a highly controversial resolution on Tuesday. The resolution states that the Assembly supports funding ...

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, April 19, 2019 - Alaska Public Media News

Fri, 2019-04-19 17:55
Alaska News Nightly: Friday, April 19, 2019  Alaska Public Media News

Stories are posted on the APRN news page. You can subscribe to APRN's newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org ...

Dunleavy preaches budget austerity at North Pole church - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Fri, 2019-04-19 17:53
Dunleavy preaches budget austerity at North Pole church  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Gov. Mike Dunleavy visited a North Pole church Friday afternoon to present his budget to a sparse group of about 100 attendees.

Lawmakers reject board nominee with ghost-hunting past - webcenter11

Fri, 2019-04-19 16:53
Lawmakers reject board nominee with ghost-hunting past  webcenter11

An Alaska man with a ghost-hunting history has scared off lawmakers, who rejected his nomination to a compensation board for crime victims.

Records reveal DOT planning Berners Bay ferry terminal on Lynn Canal - KCAW

Fri, 2019-04-19 16:31
Records reveal DOT planning Berners Bay ferry terminal on Lynn Canal  KCAW

Posted by Jacob Resneck, CoastAlaska | Apr 19, 2019. Documents released Friday through a public records request include these plans for a ferry terminal at ...

Wintergreens prepares to open the first marijuana lounge in Haines - Alaska Public Media News

Fri, 2019-04-19 15:58
Wintergreens prepares to open the first marijuana lounge in Haines  Alaska Public Media News

Alaska is poised to become the first state to regulate cannabis cafes. The state's Marijuana Control Board is now accepting applications for onsite consumption.

Is CBD oil illegal? Confusion reigns over South Dakota's law - Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Fri, 2019-04-19 14:02
Is CBD oil illegal? Confusion reigns over South Dakota's law  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

The legality of selling and possessing CBD oil in South Dakota is murky after a changed state law has resulted in differing opinions.

CAPITOL RECAP: Cannabis, graduated tax advocates aim to reach public with legislators on break - Woodstock Independent

Fri, 2019-04-19 10:33
CAPITOL RECAP: Cannabis, graduated tax advocates aim to reach public with legislators on break  Woodstock Independent

By Capitol News Illinois staff. SPRINGFIELD – With the Legislature on spring break until April 30, advocacy groups are working to get their points across on ...

Two legislators apologize for their colleagues' behavior - Must Read Alaska

Fri, 2019-04-19 10:15
Two legislators apologize for their colleagues' behavior  Must Read Alaska

CONFIRMATION PROCESS SLANDERED ALASKANS DURING JOINT SESSION. Two members of the Alaska House of Representatives are offering apologies ...

Decorum is gone in Brevard Commission and Tallahassee | Opinion - Florida Today

Fri, 2019-04-19 09:57
Decorum is gone in Brevard Commission and Tallahassee | Opinion  Florida Today

There is a level of decorum and professionalism missing in politics these days and it's degrading to the institutions we elect to serve us.

Protections for Nurses' working conditions supported by Eastside legislators - Snoqualmie Valley Record

Fri, 2019-04-19 05:30
Protections for Nurses' working conditions supported by Eastside legislators  Snoqualmie Valley Record

Improvements to working conditions for nurses are closer than ever thanks to House Bill 1155.

How Maine’s major education reform effort dissolved into a patchwork of policies - PBS NewsHour

Fri, 2019-04-19 05:00
How Maine’s major education reform effort dissolved into a patchwork of policies  PBS NewsHour

Well-intentioned education and business leaders, backed by wealthy foundations and a success story from faraway Alaska, sold state lawmakers on a largely ...

Let's build a rail to Canada: It's a mega project, but Alaskans will reap the benefits for decades - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Thu, 2019-04-18 23:00
Let's build a rail to Canada: It's a mega project, but Alaskans will reap the benefits for decades  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

News-Miner opinion: A natural gas pipeline from the North Slope to Southcentral Alaska or Prince William Sound is one of those projects that has been talked ...

Looking Back — April, 19, 2019 | News | newsminer.com - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Thu, 2019-04-18 23:00
Looking Back — April, 19, 2019 | News | newsminer.com  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

April 19, 2009 — The Alaska Health Fair rolled into town last week at a time some say the need for public assistance is higher than it has been in years. By 8:30 ...

Alaska's public investment fund tapped to pay state's oil tax debt obligations in FY2020 budget - KTUU.com

Thu, 2019-04-18 21:01
Alaska's public investment fund tapped to pay state's oil tax debt obligations in FY2020 budget  KTUU.com

JUNEAU, Alaska (KTUU) - Gov. Mike Dunleavy proposed using funds from Alaska's public investment fund in his FY2020 budget to pay down the state's $800 ...

Wintergreens prepares to open the first marijuana lounge in town - KHNS Radio

Thu, 2019-04-18 19:10
Wintergreens prepares to open the first marijuana lounge in town  KHNS Radio

Posted by Claire Stremple | Apr 18, 2019 | Featured Stories, News, Updates | 0 |. Jason and Shauna Adams in their licensed cannabis retail establishment, ...

Rumors, and rumors of rumors - Must Read Alaska

Thu, 2019-04-18 19:09
Rumors, and rumors of rumors  Must Read Alaska

'MORE THAN TWO WOMEN…' SAID REP. IVY SPOHNHOLZ. BUT WHO? By CRAIG MEDRED CRAIGMEDRED.NEWS. In a historic and unprecedented move, ...

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