Juneau Newswire (Page 12)

Juneau Newswire (Page 12)

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  1. Alaska Fred Meyer stores could start selling anti-overdose drug if Legislature actsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Fred Meyer pharmacies have started providing customers in Washington with naloxone without requiring a prescription for the drug, KTOO-FM reported . The program could extend to 11 Fred Meyer pharmacies in Alaska by this summer, according to the company.

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  2. Alaska Legislature should try these five New Year's resolutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Social media is full of hopeful projections for the next year with a mixture of complaints that the gym is too busy. That happens for about a month, then it goes back to normal and the people who don't know gym etiquette will be gone until next year.

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  3. Alaska fishing picks and pans for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    At the end of every year, I proffer a look back at what I consider the best and worst fish stories while selecting the biggest story of the year. The list is in no particular order and I'm surely missing a few, but here are the Fishing Picks and Pans for 2015: a Most eco-friendly fish feat: The massive airlift/barge project led by the Department of Environmental Conservation that removed more than 800,000 pounds of marine debris from remote Alaska beaches.

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  4. Battle of the babies, 2016: 'First' two births of the year 2 minutes apartRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    It's a prestigious distinction, being the first cute, cuddly newborn to arrive in Alaska each year. It appears the 2016 title goes to Carter Daugherty at Bartlett Regional Hospital in Juneau, who was born to Sarah and Tim Daugherty.

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  5. Copper Valley region expects to rely fully on renewable energy in summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    A rugged swath of Alaska that draws mobs of hunters and anglers will soon have another claim to fame: More renewable energy than it knows what to do with, at least in the warmer months. That will happen next summer after water falling from alpine heights near Valdez begins to blast an electricity-generating turbine wheel as part of the $50 million Allison Creek project.

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  6. Patkotak: Hopefully Alaska lawmakers pledging cuts can sleep better than children in abusive homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Christmas is just two days away, so it's time to write a fun and uplifting column about how wonderful the season is and how grateful we all are. I really, really wanted to actually write that column.

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  7. Too much occupational licensing stunts Alaska economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    What should Alaska lawmakers' New Year's resolutions be? I have a suggestion: Break down barriers to opportunity for the least fortunate. Elected officials in Anchorage City Hall and the state government in Juneau should start by rolling back burdensome occupational licensing regulations, which stand in the way of low-income job-seekers and budding entrepreneurs.

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  8. Journey of Jacques, our French LabRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    In France, dogs share the status of Very Important People. They nestle against the feet of their owners in fine restaurants, and ride, heads held high, in the first-class section on trains.

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  9. Alaska gets its first Panda Express, with 9 more locations in the worksRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Orange chicken lovers can rejoice. Panda Express, one of the most well-known Chinese fast-food chains in America , has branched out into Alaska.

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  10. Juneau wildlife trooper's patrol truck collides with carRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Troopers say 36-year-old Trooper Shaun Kuzakin of Juneau was driving a patrol truck and failed to stop for a red light at a Glacier Highway intersection in the Mendenhall Valley.

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  11. It's time for Alaska legislators to grow up and face fiscal realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Sometimes it's simply not fun to be the only adult in the room. While everyone else it having fun being silly and stupid, you are required to maintain some semblance of dignity and intelligence.

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  12. University of Alaska regents prepare for budget cutsRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    University of Alaska officials are working to prioritize programs as they face another round of cuts outlined in Gov. Bill Walker's budget plan. The statewide university system would receive about $330 million for fiscal year 2017 under Walker's plan released Wednesday, reported the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner .

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  13. Demand soars to see disappearing Mendenhall GlacierRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Visitors can get their closest look at a glacier at the Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area in Juneau, but guided tours by 28-foot canoe or on nearby trails can offer even better views of the glacier and icebergs that calve from it, as visitors did in 2010. The Forest Service is trying to cope with congestion at the glacier's popular visitor center by shifting use to the lake or trails.

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  14. Where would Gov. Walker's proposed cuts come from?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The $100 million Walker proposes to slice from state spending next year would be felt across Alaska. The cuts range from $2 million in pre-kindergarten grants to a $9 million heating assistance program to $750,000 for public radio to $11,000 that could be saved by no longer paying for cable television in each private room at Juneau's state-run Pioneer Home.

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  15. Booming Kachemak Bay winter king salmon fishery enjoying another good seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    For warmth, Jim Stogsdill clamped his free hand around a steaming cup of coffee, while using the other to steer his 22-foot Hewescraft to depart his home-away-from-Soldotna-home in Little Tutka Bay. Heading out into the marine waters of Kachemak Bay, overhead muted light came from gray clouds in an even grayer sky, while underfoot water lapping against the aluminum hull resonated up through Stogsdill's Xtratuffs as he set up his downrigger.

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  16. Mat-Su faces fine over Talkeetna sewage lagoon overwhelmed by tourist delugeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation is weighing penalties for the Matanuska-Susitna Borough over high bacteria levels in Talkeetna's aging sewage lagoon. About 200 households and businesses pay for the costs of the community's water-sewer system.

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  17. GCI recruiting allies, ramping up campaign to tackle Alaska's fiscal crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Telecommunications company GCI wants to rally Alaskans and their lawmakers behind a solution to the state's fiscal crisis, saying a major financial collapse caused by unresolved deficits poses a grave threat to its business model and the economy. GCI's leaders have approached other big businesses and labor leaders around the state about supporting their efforts, which involve a nonprofit called OneAlaska that could, under federal laws, raise money in secret.

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  18. Paul Jenkins: Voters lack trust required to approve Anchorage sales taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Maybe it finally is time for a city sales tax of one sort or another to help make ends meet in Anchorage, but -- and this is a big but -- trusting this Assembly would require a very long stretch. Its majority already has blithely ignored voters' will on the matter of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual rights and then monkeyed with how the voter-approved tax cap is calculated to allow the Assembly to jack up property taxes.

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  19. Supreme Court sides with Petersburg in boundary dispute with JuneauRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    For years Juneau has wanted to expand its boundary south, but it hesitated and Friday the Alaska Supreme Court said it lost, ruling that the land should now go instead to the newly created Petersburg Borough . "I don't know why they waited until we applied and got all the signatures and then appealed, rather than just trying to annex into their borough already," said Mark Jensen, Petersburg mayor.

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  20. Halibut harvest cut suggested, but Alaska stocks may be reboundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Despite encouraging signs that Pacific halibut stocks are stabilizing after a downward spiral lasting nearly two decades, catches could decrease slightly in most regions again next year. That's if fishery managers accept the catch recommendations of scientists who study halibut, which they don't always do.

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