The practicalities of running a state-legal business based on a federally-illegal product have became more complicated in some respects but unchanged in others, after U.S Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced changes last week that may enable federal marijuana prosecution in states such as Alaska that have legalized the drug.
The deadline for a ballot initiative to revise Alaska’s salmon habitat permitting laws is approaching, with deep divides remaining even among fishermen.
Halibut fishermen may see a reduction in the total amount of fish they’re allowed to catch in 2018.
KENAI — Every time brothers Chase and Dylan Griffith make a business decision, instead of shaking hands, they bump fists.
Scientists have identified the source of a glut of pink salmon that showed up in streams across Lower Cook Inlet this year. Suspicions that some pinks came from hatcheries proved out, but they weren’t all local stocks. In some streams, up to 70 percent were born in Prince William Sound hatcheries.
An Anchor Point man is in an Anchorage hospital after being shot by an Alaska State Trooper during a confrontation Sunday night.
With less money available amid an ongoing state fiscal crisis, the various agencies providing low-cost transportation across the Kenai Peninsula are working to make the most of the funding out there.
Though it has celebrated its 25th birthday, the Peninsula Crime Stoppers group is still trying to gain more public attention and involvement.
One would be hard pressed to find a police station in the country for which drunk driving is not an issue in the community. The same goes for the Homer Police Department, and to tackle that issue, its staff are taking their efforts off the streets and into the schools.
Leaders at Alaska’s veterans health care system are planning to expand the agency’s workforce in the state.
Using an airplane to spot Dall sheep while hunting will stay illegal in the state for now.
Charlie Pierce will take over as mayor of the Kenai Peninsula Borough.
Charlie Pierce is poised take the helm at the Kenai Peninsula Borough for the next three years, according to unofficial mayoral runoff election results.
Mike Navarre has been tapped for the lead role at the Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development.
A candidate for borough mayor has threatened legal action over comments regarding a 2000 court case, while his opponent says the comments did not come from her or her campaign.
Cannabis businesses in the borough outside the cities can continue operations as usual with the failure of Kenai Peninsula Borough Proposition 1, according to Tuesday’s unofficial election results.
Charlie Pierce and Linda Hutchings are headed to a runoff election in the race for Kenai Peninsula Borough mayor, according to unofficial results of Tuesday’s election.
Insulating the state ferry system from annual political battles is one of the biggest things the lawmakers can do to improve its operating efficiencies, according to a draft report released Sept. 13.
A set of round dials mounted on a monitoring box in a cramped maintenance room are supposed to measure air pressure through the pneumatic system in the Kenai Peninsula Borough’s administration building.
With less than a month to go until the regular election, candidates and groups are racking up campaign spending.