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City officials weigh fines, regulations for marijuana

...If someone is walking down the street with a brownie, the officer would not be able to tell if it was a pot brownie," she said...a vehicle would be considered "open container" by police officers. The current open-container fine for alcohol is $200...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-28/city-officials-weigh-fines-regulations-
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Official presents ideas for marijuana regulations in Alaska

...preparing for enforcement. The agency has ordered more than 400 battery-operated scales. Troopers and village public safety officers will use those to accurately weigh marijuana and marijuana concentrates when encountered, Casanovas said.Assistant Attorney...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-28/official-presents-ideas-marijuana-regul
State
Applications open for Native American Library Grants

...general issues relating to these grants: James Lonergan, Senior Library Program Officer, (202) 653-4653; Mary Alice Ball, Senior Library Program Officer, (202) 653-4730 or contact NALSHelp@imls.gov

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-28/applications-open-native-american-library
Art
ALICE training reaches Soldotna students

...and vulnerable to attack.Soldotna High School students learned to fight back during a training session with Soldotna Police Officer Tobin Brennan."If they're coming into your classroom, if you're in the commons and they come into the commons and you...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-28/alice-training-reaches-soldotna-student
State
Police & Fire for Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015

...27-year-old Nicholas Detemple was arrested in the 6500 block of Glacier Highway for failing to stop at the direction of a police officer, driving without a valid license, misconduct involving weapons in the fourth degree and misconduct involving a controlled...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-28/police-fire-wednesday-jan-28-2015
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Police bust middle schoolers for drugs

...the situation" of student drug involvement and that standard procedures were followed by notifying JPD and school resource officer Blain Hatch.The Juneau School District policy on drugs and alcohol specifies a suspension of up to 30 days for first and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-28/police-bust-middle-schoolers-drugs
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Robert Dela Vergne

...Guard, and retired honorably as a Chief Warrant Officer 4.He was active in many clubs & organizations...Kings and Queens Bowling League, Chief Warrant Officers Association, Chief Petty Officers Association, Loyal Order of the Moose, Fraternal...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173650561
Police & Fire for Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015

...Troopers warrant for failure to appear in court on the original charges of driving without a license and false report to an officer. She was taken to LCCC.? At 5:49 p.m. Saturday, JPD conducted a traffic stop in the 2700 block of Egan Drive and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-27/police-fire-tuesday-jan-27-2015
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Shocked: VPSO accused of using Taser on 11-year-old

...clear that VPSOs are not police officers or troopers, but citizens...for trained law enforcement officers to respond to emergencies in...that cannot afford full-time officers.The citizens are trained at a 10-week village safety officer training course, according...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-25/shocked-vpso-accused-using-taser-11-yea
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My Turn: Alaska Department of Fish and Game, politics or science?

...scientific information to the public through a position different from any of those listed above (e.g., as an information officer, journalist, or teacher/professor): 10. Diplomatic skill Are you are sick of good old boy special interest politics...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-25/my-turn-alaska-department-fish-and-ga
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