Alaskans attend Canadian international arctic summit

...executive committee."Our participation in this organization has proven to be an effective way to advance Alaska's issues and initiatives," McGuire said of the Summit. "From resource development and the economy to regulatory challenges, we share a great...
My Turn: Child care shortage an economic development barrier

...Fortunately, creative solutions to increase child care are being explored.The City and Borough of Juneau is funding the HEARTS Initiative, offering education incentives to recruit and retain qualified child care teachers. Partnerships for a Healthier Juneau...
Kodiak High works with NASA on temblor project

KODIAK - A global initiative led by NASA to develop ways to better predict earthquakes will soon get legs in Kodiak.And some of its data crunchers will be...
Current and upcoming exhibitions at the Anchorage Museum

...of the Anchorage Museum's Northern Initiative. "Riskland: Remembering the 1964 Alaska...of the Anchorage Museum's Northern Initiative. CALL FOR ENTRIESThe Anchorage Museum...of the Anchorage Museum's Northern Initiative. Learn more and submit a film at anchoragemuseum...
Underwater salmon cam operating again

...viewed when first put in place in 1995 as an Eagle Scout project by Matt Statsny. Rise to the Future is a USDA Forest Service initiative designed to enhance the fisheries and watersheds on national forests. The Rise to the Future awards acknowledge exceptional...
Parnell passes on pot ahead of November vote

...marijuana unless voters approve a pot initiative this fall.Parnell said he would work to implement the initiative if it passes in November; the Republican...certification process for proposed initiatives in Alaska.Parnell said Alaska would...
My Turn: Candidates should pledge to be truthful, civil

...legislative body that establishes national laws and policies while disbursing taxpayer dollars for hundreds of programs and initiatives. Senators need to consider their constituents' needs and values alongside national interests. It makes sense for many...
My Turn: Veteran support for ballot measure 2

...2014, Alaskans will have the chance to vote on a ballot initiative that will end the harmful and ineffective policy of marijuana...require proof of age.I have decided to take a stand on this initiative based on personal experiences with marijuana ? experiences...
Alaska Geospatial Council to begin coordinating state geospatial efforts mapping projects throughout Alaska. The council takes over and expands upon the work of the Statewide Digital Mapping Initiative (SDMI), which had begun this work on an ad hoc basis. The purpose of the council is to integrate geospatial mapping efforts...
Who's next? Pot changes won't stop with Washington

...Unlike Oregon's 2012 effort, the team behind the current initiative has strong backing from many of the groups and individuals...the group submitted 55,000 signatures for a legalization initiative on Monday - twice the number required to put the issue before...


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