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Alaska Marijuana Legalization Raises Questions

Alaska Marijuana Legalization Raises Questions

On Nov. 4, Alaskans voted to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, but that decision seems to have raised more questions than ever about how the new law will be implemented. One of the biggest issues facing Alaskans is how to transport marijuana within the state. Despite the legalization of small amounts of marijuana, federal […]

Alaska May Be Facing Strongest Storm Ever

Alaska May Be Facing Strongest Storm Ever

Alaska may be facing one of the strongest storms ever recorded in the region, thanks to remnants of Typhoon Nuri. AccuWeather reported these remnants are headed toward the Bering Strait and Alaskan region. The central pressure of the storm is expected to be below 930 millibars (mb) and may even break a record from 1977 when […]

Voting Records Released to ‘Shame’ People Into Going to the Polls

Voting Records Released to ‘Shame’ People Into Going to the Polls

Many Alaskans are furious over personalized letters and emails releasing the voting records of their friends, families and neighbors that apparently attempts to shame people into going to the polls on Nov. 4. The letter comes with an official-looking seal from the “Alaska State Voter Program” (ASVP), which according to the Alaska Division of Elections is not […]

Alaska Has Another Earthquake

Alaska Has Another Earthquake

Alaska has seen another earthquake, with this latest striking just before 7 pm local time the weakest, tied with one striking to the south about 11 hours prior, in a series of 10 tremors striking Central Alaska in the last day and a half. This event, happening 21 kilometers southwest of Manley Hot Springs, registered […]

‘Alaskan Bush People’ Brown Family Faces PFD Fraud Charges

‘Alaskan Bush People’ Brown Family Faces PFD Fraud Charges

Each year qualifying Alaska residents receive a Permanent Fund dividend (PFD) check, distributed to those eligible for nothing more than living there. The Brown family, who stars in the Discovery Channel show Alaskan Bush People, is currently in trouble with the state, facing 60 counts of felony charges due to false statements made on PFD applications between 2010 […]

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