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    North Slope Borough Police Chief Travis Welch has been appointed by Gov. Bill Walker to the public safety seat on the Marijuana Control Board.

    The position opened up on Jan. 4 when Soldotna Police Chief and board Chairman Peter Mlynarik resigned after U.S. Attorney General... Read More

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    The House Subcommittee on Legislative Ethics is recommending a sanction of censure for Rep. David Eastman, R-Wasilla, after concluding he violated Alaska law by disclosing the existence of a complaint filed against a fellow legislator.

    The committee, which includes members of the public... Read More

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    A U.S. Interior Department official on Wednesday blasted the resignation of most members of a board that advises it on national parks, suggesting the move was politically motivated and their work was flawed.

    Todd Willens, associate deputy secretary of the department, brought up... Read More

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    While the Republican tax overhaul was dominating year-end headlines, a major piece of bipartisan legislation became law that also has significant implications for Alaska.

    The 2018 National Defense Authorization Act, signed by President Donald Trump in mid-December, allocates $699 billion... Read More