Juneau Newswire (Page 13)

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  1. The first week of Alaska's 30th legislative session, in photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Senate pages, from left, Jacob Pennell, River Maketa and Sarah Bertram polish the wood and brass on the Senate floor in the Alaska state Capitol on the day before the legislative session begins. Alaska's 30th legislative session began this week , as 46 lawmakers returned to Juneau, joined by 14 newly elected members.

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  2. Budget presentation from Alaska Gov. Walker's administration marked by lawmakers' empty seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    A day after Gov. Bill Walker pleaded with legislators to "work together" to advance state budget reforms, his administration's four-hour seminar on Alaska's deficit went largely unattended by lawmakers. It's relatively rare for the administration to make its own presentations to the Legislature; lawmakers are more accustomed to questioning top officials at committee hearings.

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  3. Walker renews call for budget reforms: 'Denial doesn't make the problem go away'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Gov. Bill Walker is escorted into the House floor by Rep. Dean Westlake, left, and Sen. Tom Begich. Gov. Bill Walker gave his State of the State address to a joint session of Alaska's House of Representatives and Senate at the State Capitol in Juneau on January 18, 2017.

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  4. Alaska lawmakers kick off session cheerfully, but rifts lurk below the surfaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Buoyed by friends and family, and a few patches of blue sky after days of rain, the Alaska Legislature cheerfully convened Tuesday for its 30th two-year term. Lawmakers, including a big group of freshmen, said they were looking forward to finding agreements on how to face down Alaska's massive budget deficit.

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  5. Beatrice and Robert Coleman, pictured sometime around 1945-1950.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Robert and Beatrice Coleman stepped out of the Lacey Street Theatre in Fairbanks on the evening of Sunday, Oct. 13, 1946. The married couple had just watched John Wayne get even with swindlers, scoundrels and land barons in Joseph Kane's "Dakota," and now, with the unseasonably brisk autumn night getting colder by the minute, they went arm-in-arm to Hill's Cocktail Lounge across the street.

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  6. MLK Day legal clinic opens again MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    This Monday, Jan. 16, will be the eighth annual MLK Day free legal clinic, just one day after Martin Luther King Jr. would have celebrated his 88th birthday. Providing access to justice is one way we celebrate and honor Dr. King's wishes for a beloved community.

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  7. Prep hockey: Chugiak, Eagle River pick up nonconference winsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Chugiak rallied late to defeat West Valley 6-3 in a Saturday nonconference prep hockey game at the McDonald Center. Eagle River forward Brandon Lajoie registered a hat trick and Eagle River shut out Juneau 8-0 in nonconference hockey action Saturday at the McDonald Center.

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  8. The Alaska Legislature returns with a new House majority, but it faces the same old budget problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    This year's annual legislative session in Juneau brings change from the past two years: a big class of freshmen, a Democratic coalition taking charge of the state House , and new urgency stemming from the state's fast-emptying budget reserves. But with that comes the same old political conundrum: how to assemble the 21 votes in the House and 11 in the Senate to pass legislation that could fix the state's huge budget problem.

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  9. Saints be praised! Another LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Well, my darling Alaskans, we've made it through the holiday season and now a real cause for celebration is upon us - the 2017 legislative session! I know, after so many "special sessions" it's hard to really feel like this one will be special without the title, but we can all hope. I'm encouraged by the newly formed House bipartisan coalition.

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  10. Rep. Louise Stutes, of Kodiak, speaks at the press conference. Alaska ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Rep. Louise Stutes, R-Kodiak, center, speaks at a press conference. As chairwoman of the House Fisheries Committee, she expects a busy legislative session.

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  11. Voters dealt new cards in Juneau and Rep. Paul Seaton holds themRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Rep. Paul Seaton, of Homer, speaks at the press conference. Alaska House representatives announced a 22-member majority coalition made up of Democrats, Republicans and independents on Wednesday, November 9, 2016, at the Dimond Center Hotel in Anchorage.

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  12. ConocoPhillips announces Alaska discovery with daily production potential of 100,000 barrelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    A sign on the North Slope points the way to the two wells, Tinmiaq 2 and 6, that are part of ConocoPhillips' newly announced Willow discovery in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska. ConocoPhillips on Friday heralded a promising new oil discovery on its leases in the nation's petroleum reserve in Alaska that could produce up to 100,000 barrels of oils daily, possibly providing some replacement to depleted production from Prudhoe Bay.

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  13. Alaska population increased in 2016, even as people continued to move awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska's population grew slightly in 2016, despite more people moving out of the state than moving in for the fourth year in a row, according to new estimates released Thursday. The state's population was an estimated 739,828 in 2016, according to the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

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  14. Man found dead in woods above Juneau identified by policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Juneau Police Department said Thursday that 23-year-old Brandon Shaun Estes was the man found dead by a hiker Saturday, near a mudslide chute about 500 feet from Gastineau Avenue. Police previously said that a campsite had been found uphill of Estes' body, suggesting that he may have fallen.

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  15. Man's body discovered in woods above JuneauRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Juneau police are working to identify a man's body found in woods near the capital's downtown area last week. A hiker reported the discovery to police around 2:15 p.m. Saturday, according to a Tuesday statement.

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  16. Walker to hire political consultant Heckendorn as special assistantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    They later brought on a third partner, Paula DeLaiarro, and managed six successful legislative campaigns in last year's election, working with both Republicans and Democrats. The firm also does communications consulting with commercial clients.

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  17. Alaska's 2016 was warmest year on record -- by a wide marginRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska just completed its warmest year on record, a mark set by a staggering margin, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported on Monday. The state's average 2016 temperature of 31.9 degrees Fahrenheit was a whopping 5.9 degrees Fahrenheit above the long-term average, and 1.6 degrees Fahrenheit higher than the previous record annual average, set in 2014.

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  18. The axle Jeremie Shaun Tinney pointed at Juneau police officers on Dec. 3, 2016.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    A review by the state Office of Special Prosecutions concluded that Juneau Police Sgt. Christopher Gifford was justified in taking a shot at a man who crawled into the back of an SUV and threatened officers and others last month with what they believed was a rifle.

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  19. New Alaska Senate president on upcoming session: 'It's OK for politicians to fight'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    The incoming president of the Alaska Senate on Thursday predicted the next legislative session would be contentious, marked by an ideological rift between his own Republican-led majority and the new House majority coalition , which consists mostly of Democrats. Fairbanks Sen. Pete Kelly offered an enthusiastic embrace of the ideology of capitalism - which he called the "engine of a free republic" - in a breakfast speech to his pro-business audience at the Resource Development Council in Anchorage.

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  20. Alaska collects its first full month of marijuana tax revenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Marijuana retailer Herbal Outfitters opened its doors to customer for the first time in Valdez on Oct. 29, 2016. The state of Alaska has received its batch of cannabis tax revenue from the first full month of retail marijuana sales.

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