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Empire Editorial: On Election Day, these candidates deserve your vote

...isn't done right. We trust Jones to help navigate the Assembly in a way that ensures the city remains in compliance with state laws while minimizing the nuisance of pot shops on residents.Nankervis for Assembly District 2Jerry Nankervis is a no-nonsense...
Fishermen's Memorial loses to Panamax docks, 16B.The Fishermen's Memorial Board filed a complaint with DNR, arguing that the proposed transfer violated state law as well as the city's own plans for land use and waterfront development. During subsequent litigation, the city accepted...
Pot board turns down marijuana clubs and consumption cannot happen at the same location, clubs are closer to "bottle clubs," which are banned under state law.In the weeks before the board's two-day meeting began in Anchorage, it received dozens of written comments from...
Felony pot charges for teens being reduced in Asotin County

...southeastern corner is reducing felony marijuana charges he filed against six juveniles because of a misinterpretation of state law.The juveniles were charged with felonies. Asotin County Prosecutor Ben Nichols initially said an overhaul of Washington's...
Nation and World
STEM school paused amid concerns

...federal change to charter schools using weighted lotteries, it is only permissible for a charter schools to do so if the state law allows it - and Alaska doesn't.After speaking with people at the state level, Mead said there wouldn't be opposition...
Walker expected to call special session

...before Thanksgiving.If a special session call is issued Wednesday, 30 days later would be Friday, Oct. 23. Under state law, a special session can last a maximum of 30 days. If lawmakers need all 30 days, the final day of the session would...
State | AK legislature
More problems found at state's first charter

...Place Scholars needs to do a much better job of following state laws and tracking how taxpayer dollars are spent. The audit...First Place were related to inexperience in following state laws. But some were deeper financial problems.Jutte characterized...
Nation and World
Industry, private jewelers at odds over marketing

...paid $45,000. Changing behaviorThe companies also agreed to more closely monitor their employees for violations of state law."The focus of the settlement was on changing conduct, and the companies were willing to do that and set up procedures...
My Turn: An island too far

...the envelope for years by funding projects with dubious connections to cruise ship impacts.According to federal and state law, regardless of what they're called or their origin, marine passenger fees may only be used to fund projects or activities...
Empire Editorial: Presidential reality TV

...mining, the need for better relations with Russia, the rights of tribal governments, the boundaries between federal and state law enforcement - these are the burning issues that need attention just as much as climate change.


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