My Turn: If pot law passes, Alaskans will be in control

...preserved.Most Alaskans recognize that it's irrational to continue spending precious...of marijuana use in the country already, it makes far more sense to have responsible...shape this system as we build a consensus on it - much as Alaska small towns have done with...
Letter: Marijuana may not be 'toxic' but it can be deadly

...voters into believing that marijuana is safe because it's not "toxic." Okay, fine, I'll concede...cookie for $10 each from Native Root Apothecary. It sounds pretty safe, doesn't it? According to police reports, the clerk of the...
Expensive carvings stolen from church thrift store

...missing from The Mustard Seed Resale Shop."It's really disappointing," Church Administrator...believes is the most likely explanation."It must have been unlocked and open for business...we didn't even have a chance to count it before it was stolen," she said, expressing...
Kenai students take over city for a day

...gym everyday would be exhausting, to how it would cut into other activities like music...think P.E. should be extended because it's important that students receive a balance...said the library should stay open because it is vital for learning. Both ordinances...
Drug court: Hard cases, some success

...taken off with his parents' credit card.It continued as his taste for drugs - methamphetamine...Participants must submit to drug testing whenever it's ordered - failure to do so counts as...Hernandez first listed those who made it to the "A'' team - those meeting every...
Adrift Russian ship towed safely to Canadian port

...Simushir is secured to a wharf and he expects it can be repaired.The 440-foot ship operated...mining equipment and hundreds of tons of fuel. It was headed from Everett, Washington, to Russia when it lost power Thursday off Haida Gwaii, also known...
Voters reject air-regulation ban

...Clean-air advocate Patrice Lee called it a step in the right direction.The Fairbanks...Voters approved the ban in 2010 and 2012.It's not yet clear what steps the borough...approved new voluntary measures and said it's important to gauge their impact.But...
Alaska Editorial: Judge's ruling correct on marriage, but governor has right to appeal

...Alaska's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, finding that it violates the rights of U.S. citizens to equal protection under...state constitution. His mandate is to uphold state laws, and it's his prerogative to continue supporting those laws until the...
My Turn: The serious costs of maijuana Alaska. When Alaskans face this critical decision Nov. 4, it is essential that we all consider the implications to our health...contain multiple servings of THC in a single candy bar, making it easy to ingest multiple "doses" that lead to intense highs...
Wrangell doctor appears in court for child porn jumpsuit. He is facing two felonies: one for allegedly possessing the illegal material and the other for distributing it.The Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested Salard on Wednesday after executing a search warrant at his home in Wrangell and...


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