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DOT shifts money designated for Anchorage bike upgrades

...Anchorage bicycle infrastructure to other projects, and bike advocates say it's a setback for improving safety in Alaska's largest city.More than 125 people in 2012 wrote to Anchorage Metropolitan Area Transportation Solutions, the federally funded group...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-26/dot-shifts-money-designated-anchorage-b
State | AK legislature
Senate to consider latest version of marijuana bill

...certain recreational use and possession of marijuana is legal for adults 21 and older. It sets out the crimes for possession of larger amounts of marijuana and would prohibit a commercial or retail marijuana industry in the state's unorganized borough outside...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-25/senate-consider-latest-version-marijuan
State | AK legislature
Flags at half-staff Friday for 1964 quake

...honor the lives lost when a magnitude 9.2-quake - the second largest recorded in history - hit Alaska on Good Friday in 1964. The...that day. The earth shook with tremendous force, whipping large trees back and forth, and triggered a giant local tsunami that...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-26/flags-half-staff-friday-1964-quake
Local
Bike map funded and ready to roll

...The goal was $13,000. Donations were collected through a fund with the Juneau Community Foundation. "Through donations large and small, you demonstrated our community's support for cycling in Alaska's capital," Juneau Rides wrote to its supporters...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-25/bike-map-funded-and-ready-roll
Local
On the Fly: Be prepared to rip some lips this spring

...of spawning sand lances attract schools of large dolly varden and aggressive feeding spring...and lastly full sized sand lance patterns or large baitfish imitations for salt water kings and large estuary dollys.The winter months in Southeast...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-26/winter-months
Outdoors
Bill would halt Marie Drake renovation

...projects - and those from other urban areas - would be added to the state's long list of school projects in communities not large enough to bond.The state also reimburses these small communities at 70 percent for school construction, but only if the projects...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-26/bill-would-halt-marie-drake-renovation
State | Local | AK legislature
DOT shifts money designated for Anchorage bike upgrades

...Anchorage bicycle infrastructure to other projects and bike advocates say it's a setback for improving safety in Alaska's largest city.More than 125 people in 2012 wrote to Anchorage Metropolitan Area Transportation Solutions, the federally funded group...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-24/dot-shifts-money-designated-anchorage-b
State
Pebble hires firm to review EPA actions

...hired a consulting firm to review whether the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency "acted fairly" in evaluating potential large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay region.Pebble Limited Partnership spokesman Mike Heatwole said Pebble hired The Cohen Group...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-25/pebble-hires-firm-review-epa-actions
State
Alaskans testify in support of film tax credits

...state's economy.Alaska's film production tax credit program was created in 2008. It allowed film companies to apply for the credits, and then sell them to companies with a larger tax burden in the state.The committee took no action.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-24/alaskans-testify-support-film-tax-credi
State
Alaska Editorial: YouTube the perfect venue for Murkowski video

...they control, economic development is king. But that's only 39 percent of Alaska, the largest state, which is twice the size of the second largest and about a fifth of the United States territory.The challenge for Alaskans is that the federal...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-25/alaska-editorial-youtube-perfect-venu
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