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Articles from the April 13, 2016 edition

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 By LEE REVIS    Main News    April 13, 2016

Foes of marijuana want to outlaw it in Valdez by popular vote

Marijuana foes in Valdez are working towards adding a ballot initiative to outlaw all commercial activity within 10 miles of the city limits. Sheri Pierce, city clerk, is expected to approve a pending application that will allow organizers to begin c...

 By LEE REVIS    Main News    April 13, 2016

Gov. Walker sends staffers out to tout state budget fixes

Alaskans will need to make sacrifices to address the state's fiscal crisis - and Gov. Walker has spelled out how he sees that happening. In hopes of gaining voter support for his plans - which...

 By BECKY BOHRER    Main News    April 13, 2016

Recession looms for Alaska economic professor warns lawmakers

The collapse in oil prices has left oil-reliant Alaska with a multibillion-dollar budget deficit and few palatable options for digging its way out. With just days left in the legislative session, state political leaders are struggling to get on the...

 Main News    April 13, 2016

News Briefs

Walk a Mile Dozens of male supporters showed up in the rain Saturday to "Walk a Mile in her Shoes." The fundraiser and public awareness campaign is sponsored by Advocates for Victims of Violence,...

 Obituaries    April 13, 2016

Lyle Von Bargen

Loving husband, father and devoted community member Lyle Von Bargen passed away April 6, at home, with family by his side. Lyle was born on September 9, 1928 in Mazeppa, Minnesota, the fourth child...

 Law Enforcement    April 13, 2016

Police and emergency

(Any charges reported in this press release are merely accusations and the Defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.) 04/04 Open Door: A concerned person contacted dispatch after observing that their neighbors’ garage door had been open a...

 Legal Notices    April 13, 2016

Legal and public notices

CHILD SUPPORT If you have comments about the state’s child support guidelines (Civil Rule 90.3), write to the following address by May 15, 2016: Rule 90.3, c/o Laura Bottger Alaska Court System 820 W. 4th Avenue Anchorage, AK 99501 Or, e-mail your...