If Kotzebue loses alcohol sales, they will lose an important portion of enterprise revenue. City Attorney Joe Evans doesn’t know where the city would make up the lost funds.
Legal alcohol sales began in Bethel last week. Some community leaders are concerned about how sales may affect dry villages.
Presenters link mental health and wellness in the Arctic to broader goals like economic development and the future of the circumpolar north.
Gilbert Olanna, Jr., 31, was arraigned in the Nome court Saturday. He faces a first-degree murder charge in the death of Esther Lincoln.
Communities statewide can keep alcohol out using the local option, and may use a similar tool to keep marijuana, a drug soon to be legal in Alaska, out as well.
The council moved forward on issues related to realignment of the Center Creek Road and formal opposition to future liquor licenses, but heads butted on the upcoming marijuana initiative.
Running for Alaska’s sole U.S. House seat, Dunbar says changes are needed in the criminal justice system — especially in what he sees as the overreach of federal drug laws.
Whether your home is dry, damp or wet, alcohol impacts us all. And we want to hear from you about regulation, consumption and treatment in your area.
An unexpected meeting with Dept. of Natural Resources Commissioner Joe Balash shifted the meeting from elections to mining.
Nome voters rejected a proposed sales tax increase on alcohol and tobacco during Tuesday’s city elections.