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Pot legal, but finances remain in black market

...marijuana-related deposits in states where it's legal," said Melton. "But what happens in 2016 when there's a new administration? And what's to stop the federal government from just prosecuting banks anyway? They could."Industry fears...
Alaska Editorial: Marriage decision was the right call

...gubernatorial election to Bill Walker in November, marriage equality advocates hoped he would drop the state protest. The new administration opted to continue the legal wrangling, however, with Gov. Walker giving the roundabout explanation that he personally...
Banning same-sex marriage is a step backward

...incalculable damage to our civic life? No, continuing discriminatory practices damages civic life. I had hoped that the new administration in Alaska would move us forward on human rights issues. How disappointing to see our state taking a step backward...
Tlingit, Haida tribes meet

...governor's transition, and teasingly lamented losing CCTHITA's previous government liaison to a position with the new administration. Grace Singh has taken over the role and Peterson spoke glowingly of her white papers and work with constituents...
Alaska editorial: New administration should stick with current pipeline deal

...challenger in the primary, could walk away from Murkowski's proposed deal or start over. But, if the state under a new administration attempts to renegotiate with the oil companies, what makes it believe it can come up with a better deal? It might...
Saving the US economy, stopping global warming

As President Obama and the new administration develop their plan to lift our country out of an economic...million students, to date. Recent decisions made by the new administration are moving our environmental efforts in the right direction...
Anchorage fire chief to be replaced under Mayor Sullivan

...he will be replaced under Mayor Dan Sullivan's new administration. Goodrich said Sullivan told him the news in submit letters of resignation as he begins a new administration. About 125 city employees work at the discretion...
Outside editorial: New words for war

...That raised a few obvious questions: Does the new administration believe the fight against al-Qaida and other extreme...means of war, not an enemy. The challenge for the new administration is to describe that enemy and the campaign against...
Letter: DOT public hearing circus shows need for new administration

I found myself nodding in agreement when I read about hidden reports and opaque processes that have been the hallmark of Knik Arm Bridge. Here in Skagway, we have been taking a hard look at the $574 million Juneau road extension proposal.
My Turn: It's a new day in Alaska politics

...across the state come together to help launch the new administration. Making a conscious effort to include differing...the future. You will lay the initial path for the new administration to prove we can set aside party labels to make Alaska...


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