Alaska Women's Hall of Fame inducts 2 from Juneau

...and her husband received the Bob Marshall Champions of Wilderness Award in 2010 from the U.S. Forest Service in Washington, D.C.Johnstone also served on the Sitka Assembly - the second woman to hold such a position - and worked tirelessly...
Sullivan meets with Canadian ambassador on mine issue

...permitting and safety across the border and fear of an impact on the state's fisheries. Sullivan said Tuesday from Washington, D.C., that he had a "very constructive meeting" with Ambassador Gary Doer about "our concerns about the transboundary...
Local | AK legislature
Alaska Editorial: YouTube the perfect venue for Murkowski video

...developed and restrictions impede development on other federally controlled land in Alaska. The tune coming out of Washington, D.C. is further restrictions and limitations.The Obama administration has created an additional 12.2 million acres...
Permanent Fund Corporation not immune to DST impact

...Department of Agriculture), (Food and Drug Administration), or (Environmental Protection Agency) offices in Washington, D.C. If Alaska lagged 5 hours behind, staff might have to call-in for a teleconference at 4 a.m. or forego participation...
State | AK legislature
Ordaz repeats as Poetry Out Loud champ

...was Maeva Ordaz, a senior at West Anchorage High School in Anchorage. She will receive $200 and a paid trip to Washington, D.C., to compete in the national championship in April. Her school also will receive $500 toward the purchase of...
Local | Art
My Turn: University of Alaska celebrates centennial milestone

...of Alaska. They provided a crucial endorsement, via telegram to Alaska Territorial Delegate James Wickersham in Washington, D.C., during an end-of-session debate in the U.S. Congress.For more than a year, Wickersham had been promoting...
Connecticut ruling clears way for marijuana convictions to be erased

...being decriminalized across the United States, this issue needs to be addressed."Colorado, Washington state, Washington, D.C., and Alaska have legalized the recreational use of pot. Oregon's law legalizing it takes effect in July. Connecticut...
As Legislature enters the second half, here's a one-sentence guide to all 212 bills on its agenda

...making unlimited campaign contributions. SJR7The state supports the idea of an American Indians Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. SJR8The U.S. Congress should ensure independent military investigators for military sexual assault cases. SJR9ExxonMobil...
State | AK legislature
Today in history for Tuesday, Mar. 10

...deaths.In 1949, Nazi wartime broadcaster Mildred E. Gillars, also known as "Axis Sally," was convicted in Washington D.C., of treason. (She served 12 years in prison.)In 1959, the Tennessee Williams play "Sweet Bird of Youth...
Legislators take long weekend at halfway mark

...this year.That included holding back on the mid-session tradition of attending the Energy Council conference in Washington, D.C, which usually throws the brakes on operations at the Capitol. In 2011, the state paid for 28 of 60 legislators...


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