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KTUU Anchorage
Broad support shown for more relaxed pot rules in Anchorage at public hearingAs Alaska prepares to accept Marijuana Business License applications on Februar
Broad support shown for more relaxed pot rules in Anchorage at public hearing
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 13 hours ago
As Alaska prepares to accept Marijuana Business License applications on February 24, the city of Anchorage is preparing to roll out its own regulations. The Anchorage Assembly took public testimony on two ordinances Thursday night regarding land use... Read more
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Alaska Public
Final cannabis laws hammered out in Anchorage Anchorage is just days away from finalizing local rules that will determine t
Final cannabis laws hammered out in Anchorage
Alaska Public / Posted 14 hours ago
Anchorage is just days away from finalizing local rules that will determine the shape of the state’s largest commercial cannabis market. Marijuana for sale at a dispensary in California. (Photo: Dank... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Downtown Anchorage businesses prepare as retail marijuana industry takes shapeThe reality of retail marijuana in Alaska is just a few months away. That's why
Downtown Anchorage businesses prepare as retail marijuana industry takes shape
KTUU Anchorage / Posted yesterday
The reality of retail marijuana in Alaska is just a few months away. That's why business owners in Downtown Anchorage are preparing for the growth of the new industry possibly popping up in their neighborhood. On Wednesday, marijuana was on the... Read more
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Alaska Public
Police and public health officials collaborate to combat Spice Officials are in Anchorage Thursday two days of presentations on synthetic ca
Police and public health officials collaborate to combat Spice
Alaska Public / Posted 7 days ago
Officials are in Anchorage Thursday two days of presentations on synthetic cannabinoids. According to new figures from the Fire Chief Dennis LeBlanc, first responders are seeing calls... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Governor hires consultants to help sell fiscal planJUNEAU -- Gov. Bill Walker spent $100,000 to hire two consultants last fall to
Governor hires consultants to help sell fiscal plan
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 10 days ago
JUNEAU -- Gov. Bill Walker spent $100,000 to hire two consultants last fall to help make a sales pitch for his proposed solutions to the state government fiscal crisis, a plan that includes several new taxes, $100 million in cuts to the operating... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Anchorage School District plans to cut teacher jobsANCHORAGE — The Anchorage School District is looking to close a projected $10.9
Anchorage School District plans to cut teacher jobs
Juneau Empire / Posted 12 days ago
ANCHORAGE — The Anchorage School District is looking to close a projected $10.9 million budget gap by cutting 53 teachers next year and increasing class sizes. The proposed budget presented Thursday by Superintendent Ed Graff at a news conference... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Anchorage regs would levy fines, ban pot clubsAnchorage regulators want more control of the state’s marijuana industry than a
Anchorage regs would levy fines, ban pot clubs
Juneau Empire / Posted 17 days ago
Anchorage regulators want more control of the state’s marijuana industry than afforded by the Marijuana Control Board regulations. Dual licensing being drafted by the municipality’s marijuana taxation and regulation committee would require Anchorage... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Anchorage voters to decide on marijuana retail tax in municipalityIt will now be up to Anchorage voters to decide if the municipality should add
Anchorage voters to decide on marijuana retail tax in municipality
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 23 days ago
It will now be up to Anchorage voters to decide if the municipality should add a five percent sales tax to marijuana retail sales. The Anchorage Assembly Tuesday night passed an ordinance 9-2 that will put the proposed tax before voters on the the... Read more
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Alaska Public
Monday, Jan. 11, 2015Alaska News Nightly: Rep. Kito prefiles bill to revert to 120-day legislative
Monday, Jan. 11, 2015
Alaska Public / Posted 24 days ago
Alaska News Nightly: Rep. Kito prefiles bill to revert to 120-day legislative session Jeremy Hsieh, KTOO – Juneau Rep. Sam Kito III wants to repeal the ballot measure that tried to cut the Alaska Legislature’s annual session... Read more
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Alaska Public
Rasmuson Foundation, family gift $24M to Anchorage Museum The Anchorage Museum is getting a big financial boost from the Rasmuson Found
Rasmuson Foundation, family gift $24M to Anchorage Museum
Alaska Public / Posted 24 days ago
The Anchorage Museum is getting a big financial boost from the Rasmuson Foundation, and the Rasmuson family, for an expansion. It’s a gift of $24 million — $12 million from the foundation... Read more
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Alaska Public
Industry opposes Anchorage pot tax, excessive regulations Two separate items coming before the Anchorage Assembly will shape the state’
Industry opposes Anchorage pot tax, excessive regulations
Alaska Public / Posted 24 days ago
Two separate items coming before the Anchorage Assembly will shape the state’s largest market for commercial cannabis for years to come. And industry representatives are worried it’ll be for... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Mayor Berkowitz turns focus to Port of Anchorage projectANCHORAGE — Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz is calling on the state Legislature
Mayor Berkowitz turns focus to Port of Anchorage project
Juneau Empire / Posted 26 days ago
ANCHORAGE — Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz is calling on the state Legislature to add $290 million for the city’s unfinished Port of Anchorage modernization project to the statewide bond package. Berkowitz told a group of Anchorage legislators... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Anchorage municipality to request $290 million for port modernization projectAnchorage officials have announced plans to ask state lawmakers for $290 millio
Anchorage municipality to request $290 million for port modernization project
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 28 days ago
Anchorage officials have announced plans to ask state lawmakers for $290 million to modernize the city's port, the only funding request the municipality will submit during the upcoming legislative session. The request will need to be ratified by the... Read more
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Alaska Public
Anchorage puts forth port as top legislative priority Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz addressed a group of legislators today, prese
Anchorage puts forth port as top legislative priority
Alaska Public / Posted 28 days ago
Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz addressed a group of legislators today, presenting them with the city’s one big funding priority. Anchorage Port, 1999. Photo: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. “So... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Anchorage Assembly to consider amended marijuana zoning regulationsThe Anchorage Planning and Zoning Commission voted Monday to recommend changes
Anchorage Assembly to consider amended marijuana zoning regulations
KTUU Anchorage / Posted a month ago
The Anchorage Planning and Zoning Commission voted Monday to recommend changes to proposed title 21 regulations for commercial marijuana businesses in the municipality. The draft ordinance, which covered everything from operating hours to odor... Read more

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