State pot activist Greene in dispute with neighbor

ANCHORAGE - A former Alaska television reporter who quit her job on-air and vowed to work toward legalizing marijuana is involved in a dispute with a business neighbor that's prompted a flurry of restraining...
Today In Sports History for Dec.19-20

...and three touchdowns after the third quarter. Previously, the highest-scoring bowl was Texas Tech's 55-41 victory over Air Force in the 1995 Copper Bowl.2004 - The Kansas City Chiefs are the first team in NFL history to have three backs rush for...
Gamble reflects after announcing retirement

...collaborative relationship that the board of regents and Legislature demand and the public expects, he said.Gamble, a retired Air Force general, came to the university from the Alaska Railroad Corp., where he served as president and CEO.As UA president...
Sports On TV for Dec. 19

...State-Pueblo vs. Minnesota State Mankato, at Kansas City, Kan.1:45 p.m., ESPN - Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, W. Michigan vs. Air Force, at Boise5:15 p.m., ESPN - Camellia Bowl, South Alabama vs. Bowling Green, at Montgomery, Ala.MEN'S COLLEGE...
Empire Editorial: Defend the Coast Guard

...Department of the Navy is not a suitable home, the Coast Guard should be named a coequal service alongside the Army, Navy and Air Force. It already performs a job of equal importance, and it's time that the Coast Guard received the credit it's due.
State launches program to track firewood moisture

FAIRBANKS - State clean air officials are asking woodcutters to participate...Environmental Conservation, including state air quality program manager Cindy Heil, met...designed to help Fairbanks meet federal clean air standards.Using green wood with high...
Testimony: Alaska air quality proposal falls short

...handful of people testified that proposed air pollution rules don't go far enough...developing state regulations to deal with air quality, primarily from wood burning in...heaters have been criticized as a source of air pollution.Former borough Assembly member...
Radio personality arrested for child pornography

...reported Friday that the radio host known as Jimmy O'Brien was arrested Thursday. His real name is James LaPlante, and his show airs on KASH-FM 107.5.The case began when Instagram realized a customer in Anchorage had uploaded 13 images depicting child...
Kodiak to close landfill incinerator

...the closure comes after "recently approved Federal and State air quality and waste handling regulations and the advanced age of...incinerator into compliance. Those costs include installing air emissions control equipment. But the letter said that might...
Made in Alaska: Greg Chaney's "Empty Chair"

...Second, it paints a detailed portrait of our community in the early 1940s, when Juneau was a city of less than 6,000 people, air travel a novelty and support from one's neighbor a given.More broadly, Chaney's film illustrates how the generalities...


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