Grassroots group seeks to curb Anchorage violence

ANCHORAGE - A newly created community action group in Anchorage has launched a campaign to address violence and urge people to foster safety in Alaska's largest city.The group, which calls itself "We Are Anchorage...
Report: Scale of racism in World Cup host a threat

...director Piara Powar said in an interview with the Associated Press.The report collated dozens of cases where fans carried out campaigns and sold far-right merchandise to collect money for imprisoned neo-Nazis. It provides a detailed breakdown of discriminatory...
Medicaid expansion rejected by House Finance

...expansion would improve Alaskans' health and the state's economy.She said the Walker administration is not giving up on this campaign promise although she couldn't say what the path forward is."We just heard a decision of the House Finance committee...
Across Alaska, legalization comes quietly

...set of freedoms, but like anything else, there are limits on those freedoms," said Tim Hinterberger, the chairman of the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana, pro-pot group, said at a Tuesday morning news conference.Despite the statewide directive, Alaska...
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My Turn: Governor Walker: Alaska has a place at the boardroom table

...gas to market. But when it comes to how that goal is achieved, his proposed road is a funny one. The governor had on the campaign trail called the AK LNG Project fatally flawed, that Alaska didn't have a big enough stake in the project. Then the governor...
Panel turns to court to enforce subpoena of pot activist Charlo Greene

...could help determine if she violated campaign-finance law.The Alaska Public Offices...on her marijuana business, violated campaign finance laws in the run-up to the November...fundraising was for her business, not for campaign work. She could face civil penalties...
SEARHC's hosts 'Through with Chew Week'

SEARHC will sponsor a public awareness campaign called "Through with Chew Week" in an effort to call attention...and permanent discoloration of teeth. The public awareness campaign is designed to reduce the use of smokeless tobacco among young...
My Turn: A fix in search of a law

Sen. Pete Kelly's ongoing campaign to amend Alaska's constitution to change the way we select and retain judges poses a grave threat to fair and impartial courts...
Dancing, rising for revolution

...Rockwell ballroom - for the third annual One Billion Rising campaign."Here are the facts, people," advocate Angie Wells bellowed...year in a row local residents have participated in the global campaign, which was launched in 2012 to help end domestic violence...
Sockeye marketers look to pink campaign

...after the $1 million canned pink salmon campaign when the record catch in 2013 plugged...specific to frozen sockeyes." The campaign also will advertise in overseas media...Fick said. Referring to the pink campaign that has kept sales steady, he added...


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