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California looks to Australia for tips on surviving drought

...week would require monitors and annual usage reports.___TIGHTENING THE TAPAUSTRALIA: All major cities imposed limits or bans on watering lawns and washing cars, and inspectors fined rule-breakers. Public-service campaigns and water-saving appliances...
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...recognition only to unions of one man and one woman. The tide turned in November 2012, when voters in Minnesota rejected such a ban, and voters in Maine, Maryland and Washington state voted to legalize same-sex marriage. In other states where same-sex...
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Scouts' leader: Ban on gays not sustainable

...Thursday that the organization's longstanding ban on participation by openly gay adults is...New York City and elsewhere to defy the ban."The status quo in our movement's membership...personally would have favored ending the ban on gay adults, but he opposed any further...
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Business Profile: Hassan Bani Saaid, JRC/The Alaska Club Services: Bani Saaid offers private, semi-private and...hour and focus on perfecting one skill, Bani Saaid said. He also offers a private...the fact that everybody's different," Bani Saaid said. "It depends on what the student...
State wildfire responders keep eye on dry conditions

...a tinderbox. The Yukon Flats, the Tanana River Valley and the Copper River Basin remain under "red flag" alerts and burn bans because of the high danger of fire."We still have a lot of dead, dry grass that could burn," said Tim Mowry, information...
House OKs funding for Capitol Hill

...often than not, voted to reject it.Then there's the longtime ban on sledding on the Capitol grounds. While rarely enforced in...officials said they had no leeway since the rules specifically ban sleds. During a subsequent snowstorm, angry parents organized...
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Wolf hunting season near Denali ends 2 weeks early

...contested how much their activities have influenced the population decline.Wolf hunting opponents have been seeking a permanent ban on trapping and hunting the animals for years, especially the ones that live in Denali.Cotten said on Thursday that he closed...
UAF appeals postseason bans for 2 women's sports

...Fairbanks is appealing NCAA postseason bans for its women's basketball and women's...among the teams that received a postseason ban as part of penalties for NCAA officials saw the NCAA's postseason bans as excessive.The university says the...
Wingsuit fliers knew they were cheating death

...Geographic magazine.Potter's solo ascent of Utah's iconic Delicate Arch in May 2006 prompted the National Park Service to ban climbing any of the named arches or natural bridges in Arches National Park, and the outdoor clothing company Patagonia stopped...
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Group continues effort to get setnet ban on 2016 ballot

JUNEAU - A proposed voter initiative to ban setnets in urban parts of Alaska is making...throughout the state to put the proposed ban on the August 2016 ballot.President sockeye salmon, but proponents of the ban have said they are concerned that they incidentally...


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