Putting up fish part III: Fishing options

...need a sport fishing license but you need a special permit for some of the fisheries. Halibut is managed by the Federal government for all three types of fishing in Alaska. Rural residents and Alaska Natives can get a Subsistence Halibut Registration...
Pot legal, but finances remain in black market

...marijuana-related businesses. The federal government still lists marijuana as under the hammer of the federal government for money laundering."The...Credit Union, agrees."The federal government says right now it won't prosecute...
Replacement for No Child Left Behind passes U.S. Senate

...Secretary of Education and the federal government's role in state education...received a waiver from the federal government that allowed it to drop No...up to interpretation by the federal government, according to the Senate HELP...
Damaged Shell icebreaker arrives in Oregon for repairs

...sought by Shell to drill in the Chukchi Sea because of the absence of the icebreaker.But earlier this week, the federal government gave Shell approval to begin limited exploratory oil drilling in Chukchi Sea, with conditions. Shell can only...
Empire Editorial: Stepping beyond No Child Left Behind

...its schools scored below appropriate benchmarks, and why another three-year waiver was recently granted.The federal government has had its try with a one-size-fits-all approach to learning, and even though there have been many successes...
Industry wrestles with pesticides and safety

...Pesticides and herbicides are regulated by the federal government, which still regards almost all marijuana as look at marijuana safety.In the 1980s, the federal government used an herbicide called paraquat to kill illicit...
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Official orca census: 81 whales, including 4 babies

...scientist with the Center for Whale Research who keeps the official census of Puget Sound killer whales for the federal government. "They're all here."The orcas that frequent the inland Washington waters are identified by unique black and...
Military site shootings demonstrate FBI terrorism concerns

...combing through the gunman's past to look for travel, contacts and online writings.The rampage unfolded as the federal government has raised alarms about the online spread of terrorist propaganda, including repeated exhortations by groups such...
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Social Security disability fund to run dry next year

...than 50 percent.The annual report card on the financial health of Social Security and Medicare shows that the federal government's largest benefit programs are feeling the strain of aging baby boomers as they both approach milestone anniversaries...
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Bartlett, SEARHC optimistic about Medicaid expansion's effects

...The Republican-led Legislature was unwilling to expand Medicaid itself without reforms already in place.The federal government will pay for the broadened Medicaid program in full this calendar year, but will ramp down funding incrementally...


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