Outside Editorial: Federal protection laws for reporters remain essential

...not be forced to identify their confidential sources - in other words, an act of Congress.Forty-nine states and the District of Columbia - Wyoming is the outlier here - already provide this kind of shield law for reporters. A well-thought-out solution...
Pot prices plunge in Washington

...Washington became the first U.S. states to allow recreational sales last year, and voters in Alaska, Oregon and the District of Columbia have also passed legalization measures. Unlike Colorado, which used existing sellers of medical marijuana, Washington...
Kyle Fossman scores again

...person from Haines to receive the honor. The award is given to one winner, regardless of school classification, in the District of Columbia and each of the 50 states in several high school sports."This confirms what we already knew," University of Alaska-Anchorage...
5 things to watch for on Election Day

...ballot measures to be decided Tuesday are four initiatives to legalize the use of marijuana. Oregon, Alaska and the District of Columbia are deciding whether to allow recreational use, while Florida has a measure to legalize medical use. Colorado and Washington...
Who's next? Pot changes won't stop with Washington

...Colorado and Washington. Twenty-three states and the District of Columbia have allowed marijuana for medicinal purposes, and more...the successful campaigns in Colorado and Washington.District of Columbia: legalizationThe D.C. Cannabis Campaign says the group...
GOP Congress to weigh legal pot in DC

...national marijuana legalization debate is moving into the backyard of a Republican-controlled Congress, now that the District of Columbia has voted to legalize growing, possessing and sharing small amounts of pot.Voters in Oregon and Alaska also approved...
Appeals court revives roadless rule case

...lands, including vast swaths of national forest in Alaska.In a 3-0 decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit reversed a federal judge's ruling that Alaska waited too long to file its complaint.The appeals court said...
Sitka Local Foods Network a finalist in 50 States for Good contest

...representative nonprofit organization from each state and the District of Columbia compete for a chance to win $10,000 from Tom's of...system."The 51 finalists (one from each state plus the District of Columbia) were selected from a pool of about 1,100 nominated...
U.S. Senate Youth Program is Accepting Applications

...Youth Program brings two students from each state, the District of Columbia and the Department of Defense Education Activity, to...located in the state (including for these purposes the District of Columbia) in which either one of his or her parents or guardians...
No DC gridlock for gay marriage, legal marijuana

...presage a Supreme Court ruling legalizing it nationwide.As for marijuana, in November voters in Oregon, Alaska and the District of Columbia will weigh in on ballot measures that would emulate Colorado and Washington by legalizing recreational use of pot by adults...


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