Robert Dela Vergne

...NC; son Jeffery DeLa Vergne of Kihei, HI; daughter-in-law, Joanna DeLa Vergne and granddaughters, Samantha and Deanna...and Kristina Hadsell Sommers of Long Beach, CA; sister-in-law Diana Brostein of Sacramento, CA; nephew Andrew Bronstein of...
Mary Sadie Frank

...potatoes.Mary was predeceased by her husband Dick, her youngest son, Mike (Becky Hinman-Frank) and her daughter-in-law Jay Denton-Frank (Pete). She is survived by her daughters Mary Ellen (Gerald Olson) and Barbara and her sons, Richard...
Regina Beverly Jack Kanosh

...Anthony Jack, sisters Esther Pas, Josephine Melzo, and Bertha Bray, grandsons Michael Anthony and Kenny Boy and son-in-law Alfred Jack. The family would like to thank all of the many family and friends who have stood with them in this very difficult...
Police & Fire for Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015

This report contains information provided to the Empire from law enforcement agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in this...
Law firm's shareholder members retire

The law firm of Faulkner Banfield, P.C. announced...welcoming two new additions. After practicing law with the firm for more than 30 years, Ann...undergraduate degree from Gonzaga University and his law degree from the University of Washington in...
New version of pot bill scrapped

...cause inconsistent enforcement" of the new law, and "setting it up as a defense could...adulterate or water down the intent of the new law.At a Senate State Affairs Committee so Alaskans are clear on what that law is," McGuire said during the Senate majority...
State | AK legislature
Walker administration won't revisit SB21

...for a while to see if it does what it's supposed to do. I don't think there's any appetite to take on an oil and gas tax law in the near future."Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, said he was happy to hear the commissioner's response."As the...
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: An ounce of prevention do.A bill known best as "Erin's Law," which would incorporate age-appropriate...people on the committee that think this law is 'sex ed.'""I won't be returning...Native. There are 2,296 reasons Erin's Law should have passed last year. Saying Erin's...
Shocked: VPSO accused of using Taser on 11-year-old

...Alaska State Troopers, who supervise the law enforcement aspect of the statewide VPSO...calls, search and rescues and "basic" law enforcement. Alaska began using the VPSO...1970s since it can take days for trained law enforcement officers to respond to emergencies...
Judge hears arguments over ANWR exploration

...Schechter said the state believes the federal law still allows for exploration done under...Congress had asked for only one report in the law. The language about continuous evaluation...there is no termination provided for in the law shouldn't be interpreted by the agency...
State | AK legislature


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