My Turn: The brokenness of Alaska's legislative priorities

...of the road. "You could go through almost every room and find conflicts," Sen. John Coghill, R-North Pole, said in February in defense of MacKinnon. If that's true, then aren't all legislative priorities and visions clouded by the personal relationships...
Opinion | AK legislature
Encore! TV does it again with revivals

...decades after the original "Dallas" ended a 14-season run on CBS.Let's not forget "The Odd Couple," which premiered in February on CBS. Starring Matthew Perry and Thomas Lennon as the mismatched flat-mates, it is based on the 1968 film, which was...
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Study links swarm of quakes in Texas to natural gas drilling

...any conclusions.Meanwhile, SMU seismologists are still examining the cause of ongoing earthquakes in suburban Dallas. In February, researchers released preliminary results that showed a narrow fault line extending from Irving to West Texas. Researchers...
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Police and Fire report for April 20, 2015

...Saturday, a 54-year-old man reported that a tire with a steel gray rim, valued at $260, had been stolen sometime since February.Vandalism? At 9:09 a.m. Friday, police investigated a report of vandalism in the 6500 block of Glacier Highway...
Terror program: Prevention or profiling bureaucrats call it, and where the program's success or failure will likely be decided.Officials offered details in February at a White House summit at which President Barack Obama declared Muslims need to fight a misconception that groups like the...
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Mathcounts thanks 2015 local sponsors

...Southeast Chapter Mathcounts Competition which was held on February 14, 2015. Their support of Mathcounts is greatly year. The Southeast Chapter Competition will be held in February 2016 and the State Mathcounts competition will be in Anchorage...
Joint session planned, bucking Walker

...up confirmations Friday, but that session was canceled earlier this week.Walker said the cancellation, combined with a February legal memo requested by the Senate president's office on what happens if the Legislature doesn't meet to take up appointments...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Gwich'in vs. climate change

...are eroding at an accelerated pace, bodies of water are shrinking and forests are more vulnerable to disease and fire. In February, Arctic sea ice reached its lowest maximum extent on record, according to the National Snow and Ice Data Center. These adverse...
National Park Service readies for centennial

...Nationwide, the Park Service centennial dovetails with President Barack Obama's push to encourage younger park visitors. In February, the White House unveiled its "Every Kid in a Park" initiative, a plan to get kids to national, state or local parks across...
Peterson reinstated by NFL, looks to leave Minnesota

...players over protocol and fairness of the personal conduct policy.The league essentially tabled Peterson's suspension in February after Doty's ruling, putting him back on the exempt list to allow the Vikings to communicate with him, but the announcement...
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