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  • Homer Mayor Beth Wythe and City Manager Walt Wrede will be the guest speakers at the March luncheon meeting of the Homer Chamber of Commerce. The meeting will begin at noon Tuesday at The Alibi, 453 E. Pioneer Ave. Wythe and Wrede will present the “State of the City” address. Lunch is available ...

    Wed, 03/05/2014 - 11:19am
  • JUNEAU — U.S. Sen. Mark Begich said Monday that Alaskans should never amend the state constitution as a “fix” for education. Proposed constitutional amendments pending before state lawmakers would allow for public money to be used for private or religious schools. Supporters see this as a way ...

    Wed, 03/05/2014 - 11:18am
  • Partnering with industry on a major gas pipeline and natural gas liquefaction plant will expose the state to multi-billion-dollar cash calls from 2019 through 2024 while the project is in construction. Those also are the years when the state’s liquid cash reserves will be nearing exhaustion if the...

    Wed, 03/05/2014 - 11:15am
  • Minority Democrats in the Legislature unveiled their vision of an oil tax system should voters this summer roll back the tax structure lawmakers approved last year. It includes the idea of the state getting directly into the oil business by allowing the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Autho...

    Wed, 03/05/2014 - 11:12am
  • A bright afternoon winter sun comes through the large windows in South Peninsula Hospital’s cafeteria. An equally bright smile is on the face of Stephanie Harry.  Cloth in hand, Harry ensures traces of tables’ previous occupants are wiped away, leaving a clean surface for the next people ch...

    Wed, 03/05/2014 - 11:08am
  • JUNEAU — Gov. Sean Parnell has appointed two former oil industry employees to the board that sets the tax value of the trans-Alaska pipeline system, raising concerns about fairness from the Fairbanks North Star Borough. Municipalities won a huge victory last month, when the Alaska Supreme Court fo...

    Wed, 03/05/2014 - 11:02am
  • JUNEAU — A North Pole Republican is trying to change the Alaska Landlord and Tenant Act for the first time since the early 1990s. House Bill 282, sponsored by Rep. Doug Isaacson, R-North Pole, includes minor technical updates and serious alterations to the tenant act, such as a section authorizing...

    Wed, 03/05/2014 - 11:02am
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has announced plans to lower the bycatch limits for halibut in the Gulf of Alaska for the trawl and hook and line fisheries effective either immediately or phased in over the next three years. Hook and line catcher processors will see a 7 percent reduc...

    Wed, 03/05/2014 - 10:59am
  • JUNEAU — The House Finance Committee on Monday proposed a $9.1 billion state operating budget, about $1.3 billion less than the authorized level of spending at the start of the current fiscal year. The proposal also is more than $3 billion less than what Gov. Sean Parnell put forth. Parnell’s pr...

    Wed, 03/05/2014 - 10:57am
  • JUNEAU (AP) — House Democrats have confirmed Sam Kito III as the newest member of the state Legislature. Gov. Sean Parnell last week chose Kito from among three candidates forwarded by the Tongass Democrats to fill the House seat vacated when Juneau Democrat Beth Kerttula resigned for a fellowship...

    Wed, 02/26/2014 - 10:30am

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