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Alaska Department of Law official: Don’t panic on pot law

JUNEAU — After a far-ranging discussion about the dangers of driving a four-wheeler while high or hosting pot parties on a sternwheeler, a Department of Law official attempted to comfort senators by saying the sky has not, in fact, fallen since marijuana possession became legal under state law.

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Assemblyman, former legislator express interest in running for borough mayor

FAIRBANKS — The presiding officer of the Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly and a former state legislator have both filed letters of intent to run for borough mayor.

  • icon Posted: March 06

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Skating at Kings Pond for Hockey Week in Fairbanks, Feb. 22, Hockey Day in America. Photo courtesy Shannon Slater, North Pole

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Bubbles from glacier ice turn up the noise in Alaska fjords
Updated: March 05, 2015 - 5:25 pm

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Glaciologist Erin Pettit began a research project to find out what humpback whales heard when a big piece of ice falls from a glacier and crashes into the ocean. But the sound generated by ice drifting in the water turned out to be just as interesting.

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Husky born with stunted front legs finds home
Updated: March 05, 2015 - 11:43 am

Updated to correct date of crowing Pioneer King/Queen Regent: 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 8.

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Fairbanks weighs in on state's budget
Posted: March 04, 2015

JUNEAU — The House Finance Committee heard concerns from dozens of Fairbanks-area residents about proposed cuts to job training, schools, public health and public broadcasting during operating budget testimony on Wednesday.

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Alaska lawmakers discuss proposed new marijuana board
Updated: March 04, 2015 - 7:16 pm

JUNEAU, Alaska - Lawmakers discussed Wednesday who would sit on a new marijuana board and what it might cost the state, during a first hearing on a bill that would create a new regulatory body.

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