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Walker considers pot sales delay

FAIRBANKS - Alaska Gov. Bill Walker will consider a 90-day delay in implementing a regulatory system for legal marijuana sales.Walker spokeswoman Grace Jang said...
My Turn: Celebrating Juneau's sense of community

...caused extensive flooding.The Glory Hole was not the sole recipient of community support; the inauguration of Gov. Bill Walker was also on the receiving end of community generosity. As some may recall, the inauguration date of Dec. 1 was the...
Walker: Alaska will weather fiscal storm

Gov. Bill Walker is reaching out to community and business leaders to help guide him through some tough times with the state budget.In a speech...
Juneau Road not priority for Senate majority

...months, the Juneau Access Project has now met a roadblock that can't be overcome easily. It didn't make Gov. Bill Walker's pared-down capital budget, and Senate President Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage, said the Senate majority doesn't...
Empire Editorial: Road Without End

The Road is dead. Long live the Road.During his campaign, Gov. Bill Walker said he would look at every large project as a potential place to cut state spending.Then oil prices crashed, and "potential...
Southeast by the (updated) numbers

...changes included the Sealaska Lands Bill passing earlier this month, news of ferries being built in Ketchikan and Gov. Bill Walker's plan to expand Medicaid.The tiniest slice of the pie chart making up Southeast Alaska employment earnings accounts...
Gov. Walker submits pared-down capital budget

JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker on Monday submitted a stripped-down capital budget as a starting point for spending discussions amid a bleak revenue forecast...
Alaska ferry project caught in flap over US steel limited quantity, or their use "would be inconsistent with the public interest."In a letter to Alaska Gov. Bill Walker this month, Gary Doer, the Canadian ambassador to the U.S., said applying Buy America restrictions to a project...
Obama withdraws Bristol Bay from offshore drilling

...the most important ocean protection decisions this president or any president has ever made," Heiman said.Gov. Bill Walker said the waters of Bristol Bay feed world-premier fisheries."I look forward to working cooperatively, in Alaska's...
Little impact on Ambler road caribou

...Brooks Range Council was formed in 2012 specifically to oppose it.With low oil prices causing budget problems for the state, the Ambler road is among several proposed projects that might be re-evaluated, new Gov. Bill Walker has said.


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