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My Turn: Please consume marijuana responsibly

...majority of voters approved Ballot Measure 2 (it got more votes than Gov. Bill Walker, Sen. Dan Sullivan, or Congressman Don Young), many of those who voted against it had legitimate concerns, and those concerns merit continued respect and consideration...
Interior Secretary Jewell visits eroding village

...about melting permafrost that's impacting berry picking and their movement across the landscape."U.S. Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, said past administrations had treated Alaska like a "little jewel" without consideration for its residents...
State | AK legislature
Major companies in talks with state drone program

...made it past White House security and crashed on the president's lawn.Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, announced companion bills in the U.S. House and Senate last week urging the FAA to create more hard-and-fast...
State | AK legislature
Alaska Editorial: Continent's highest peak should reflect its heritage

...McKinley was born and where I have many friends and family, the mountain is not theirs to name."Our senators - and Rep. Don Young, who has long chafed at Ohio's attempts to block the mountain's renaming - are right. While President McKinley was...
Mount Polley report: Two dams expected to fail every 10 years

...municipalities, and many others adopting resolutions in support of the matter. Lawmakers including Sen. Lisa Murkowski, Rep. Don Young and former Sen. Mark Begich have sent letters to Secretary of State John Kerry; Begich, before he lost the election...
Drilling plan may restrict sensitive Arctic Ocean areas drilling, she said at a news conference with fellow Alaska Republicans Sen. Dan Sullivan and U.S. Rep. Don Young, but she was not happy that additional areas would no longer be available for petroleum development.Declaring the refuge...
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: Obama 'declares war' on Alaska

...decision as a life-or-death "war."Within hours of the president's announcement, Murkowski, Sullivan, Rep. Don Young and Gov. Bill Walker had issued statements damning the president's move. We expect that when the Alaska Legislature...
Obama to seek wilderness designation for ANWR

...proposed in Congress and talks involving potentially opening the refuge to development. Earlier this month, U.S. Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, introduced a bill that would allow development on the coastal plain. On Wednesday, in his first State...
State | AK legislature
US Rep. Don Young apologizes after suicide comment

JUNEAU - U.S. Rep. Don Young has apologized after telling students at a high school where a child recently committed suicide that people kill themselves when...
Empire Editorial: Don Young - Alaska's wayward delegate

We aren't pleased with Representative Don Young's recent behind-the-scenes behavior at the Oct. 1 fisheries debate in Kodiak. Unfortunately, it's become common to read...


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