Game Board weighs pros, cons of air boats

FAIRBANKS - The pros and cons of air boats are being debated at the state Board of Game in Fairbanks. The board sets hunting and trapping regulations throughout...
Becoming Alaskan: Oh, the things you'll fear

...Alaska thinking you can drive everywhere and that moose are on every corner.Among other things, we weighed the many pros and cons of renting a car when in Juneau. The negatives being abysmal parking options downtown and having to pay by the hour, and the...
Big push for STEM

...time to build a list of questions surrounding cost and necessity before Monday's special session.They weighed the pros and cons, and also attempted to come up with a dollar figure for how much it would eat into the school district's budget.JSB Director...
Legislature starts work amid dust, drilling Centennial Hall.With about half of the Legislature in attendance, state-contracted analysts explained the pros and cons (mostly the pros) of buying out TransCanada's contract and seeking alternative sources of funding.If the state buys out...
Candidate profile: Jerry Nankervis, Assembly D2

...make decisions regarding this matter when I did not support this initiative. The Assembly will publicly discuss the pros and cons of allowing edibles. If it is decided edibles should be allowed, then we must have the discussion and subsequent decisions...
Supporters of Iran deal near key vote total to back up Obama a session with students at Johns Hopkins University, Cardin, who said he remains undecided, discussed the pros and cons and said he will decide based on which approach is likeliest to keep Iran from becoming a nuclear-weapons state. As a top-ranking...
Nation and World
NYC mayor: Regs for Times Square characters under study

...was an option the task force has discussed."That's a very big endeavor and like every other option, comes with pros and cons," the mayor said.Criticism of the proposal was swift and fierce.A spokesman for City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito...
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Alaska editorial: Low-sulphur rule would hurt Kodiak business

...that mandate low-sulfur fuel for ships operating within 200 miles of Southcentral and Southeastern shores.While the pros and cons of this issue are complicated, it's a move we can get behind for one simple reason: cost.Low-sulfur fuel costs more than...
Dems mull options on redistricting

...residents. Party Chairwoman Patti Higgins said Thursday that the party is doing its due diligence and weighing the plan's pros and cons. She said the party is also monitoring the response of others to the plan, which was finalized after a months-long process...
Google tries to demystify privacy controls with new approach, the privacy controls were spread across far-flung sections of Google's website with few explanations of the pros and cons of adjusting each setting."It wasn't well organized and we didn't give a lot of context," concedes Guemmy Kim, Google's...
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