Season's first snow leaves dusting in capital, powder elsewhere

...International Airport.Measurements show Juneau at the southern edge of a band of snowfall that dropped the first measurable amounts of frozen precipitation on the capital city. While the weekend's snow total was measurable, it wasn't much - in most...
Vast forest fires in Indonesia spawn ecological disaster

...forest fire control.The fires have also sent enormous amounts of greenhouse-gas emissions into the air. Much of the...lost were peatland, which stores a particularly large amount of carbon.Research by the Center for International Forestry...
Nation and World
When refugees arrive in US, here's what they can expect eligible for temporary assistance for needy families, a welfare program in which state rules govern eligibility and the amount of money families receive, for up to five years. Immigrants without children or otherwise not eligible for the temporary assistance...
Nation and World
As world mourns Paris, many in Mideast see double-standard

...failing. If anything, they are an opportunity to build better and expand our collective compassion. Posts that more or less amount to, 'if you care about this, but didn't post about (insert tragedy here), I'm judging you' help nothing and heal...
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Indonesia uses trained elephants to control forest fires Indonesia are using trained elephants outfitted with water pumps and hoses to help control fires that have claimed vast amounts of forest while sending thick haze into neighboring countries.For nearly three months, Riau province in East Sumatra has...
Nation and World
Ellis: Narcan bill means 'life or death'

...brand name Narcan. It can instantly reverse an opiod overdose if administered during the overdose.SB23 has garnered huge amounts of support from local politicians, health officials and community activists - all of whom are looking toward Narcan to help...
State | Local | AK legislature
Hello policy fights, bye budget goodwill

...1.1 trillion-plus catchall bill, which faces a Dec. 11 deadline, would ensure the government stays open. Spending amounts are relatively easy to sort out, helped in great measure by the extra billions of dollars.However, Republicans who control...
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Ohio votes down legalizing pot for medical, recreational use

...allowed adults 21 and older to use, purchase or grow certain amounts of marijuana. It also outlined a proposed regulatory and taxation...recent campaign filing and reported raising about the same amount."Issue 3 was nothing more and nothing less than a business...
Nation and World
On heroin: 'Are we listening?'

...just what Elliott was hoping for."We have extraordinary amounts of drug addiction, a side effect of that is the death...interview before the event took place. "We have extraordinary amounts of suicide, that's behavior that's trying to communicate...
My turn: Pipeline pitfalls plentiful as state takes on larger role

...producers take on projects all over the world. Conversely, as the record above shows, the state has already lost significant amounts of money in taking these pre-construction risks.Finally, prudence dictates that the state avoid significant financial...


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