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Kodiak Launch Complex courts new customers

...after seeing the green aluminum highway sign that points to the Kodiak Launch Complex...shotgun and pistol rounds peppered the sign with holes."That seems to be a very...offense that people would shoot at our sign. Not that I condone it, of course. It...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-20/kodiak-launch-complex-courts-new-custom
State
Legislature approves all of Walker's commissioners in marathon joint session

...attorney general came under fire because of Richards' choice to sign onto a brief to the U.S. Supreme Court supporting same-sex...was legalized in Alaska in October, but Richards decided to sign the brief along with 15 other states' attorneys general this...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-19/legislature-approves-all-walkers-commis
State | AK legislature
Agency proposes lifting protections for most humpback whales

...director for the Center for Biological Diversity, said in a telephone interview with The Associated Press that while it's a good sign that the whales are being considered for removal from the list, it might be premature."On the one hand, it's good news...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-20/agency-proposes-lifting-protections-mos
State
Legislature prepares to pass the baton on marijuana

...hours after Barrett gave his testimony, he shucked his tie in favor of a tie-dyed sweatshirt, which he wore in front of a sign promoting his new family business, Rainforest Farms LLC. The company bills itself "Alaska's Finest Cannabis Cultivator...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-19/legislature-prepares-pass-baton-marijua
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Threats about Iran damages our nation's trustworthiness

This week President Barack Obama agreed to sign a revised version of the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act. The act will give Congress the power to review the final deal that's...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-17/my-turn-threats-about-iran-damages-ou
Opinion
Legislature delays final word on Alaska Marine Highway budget

...adds money back.Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, said he hopes the committee skipping over the ferry budget items is a good sign for coastal communities that rely on the system.Regardless of the conference committee's decision, DOT will have to make...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-16/legislature-delays-final-word-alaska-ma
State | AK legislature
Marijuana ruling disappoints advocates

...growth and distribution.Alex Kreit, a drug law expert at Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, called the hearing a "sign that at least some judges are increasingly skeptical of marijuana's status under federal law" and said it would influence...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-16/marijuana-ruling-disappoints-advocate
Not For Web
Around town for Thursday, April 16

...9 p.m., McGivney's Sports Bar and Grill, 9107 Mendenhall Mall.Open mic night at the Alaskan, hosted by C. Scott Fry, 9 p.m.-close, Alaskan Hotel & Bar. Sign up for a slot beginning at 8:30 p.m. Details: 586-1000.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-16/around-town-thursday-april-16
Local
Banning same-sex marriage is a step backward

I'm deeply disappointed in the decision by Alaska Attorney General Craig Richards to sign an amicus brief supporting a ban on same-sex marriage (AK AG Signs Brief Against Legal Gay Marriage) as reported in the April...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-04-13/banning-same-sex-marriage-step-backwa
Letters
No sign of person who shouted for help at glacier

Searchers found no sign of a seemingly distressed person who was heard yelling for help Monday on East Glacier Trail at the Mendenhall Glacier Recreation...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-30/no-sign-person-who-shouted-help-glacier
Local

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