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Alaska the First Conservative State to Legalize Marijuana

Alaska the First Conservative State to Legalize Marijuana

Alaska has become the first conservative or GOP-leaning state in the U.S. to legalize marijuana consumption for recreational purposes. Amid growing support for legalizing use of marijuana in the state of Alaska from libertarians and industrialists alike, Alaska declared the decriminalization of controlled use of marijuana for medicinal and recreational purposes. The next state expected […]

Alaska Struck by Earthquake

Alaska Struck by Earthquake

In the Rat Islands of Alaska, a sizeable earthquake has struck, affecting several islands including some Aleutian islands as well. This was one of the larger quakes to hit the region, prone to seismic activity. With a magnitude of 5.8, but at a depth of around 65.8 miles, damage from the quake was still minimal. […]

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 […]

Alaska Rep Don Young Riles Students on Suicide Causes and Gay Marriage

Alaska Rep Don Young Riles Students on Suicide Causes and Gay Marriage

Don Young is at it again, this time speaking to a group of students at a Wasilla High School assembly on Tuesday morning, where he riled and offended nearly everyone present with his remarks, particularly on the topics of suicide and gay marriage. Witnesses said that the 81-year-old congressman was insensitive, disrespectful and offensive, and that […]

Alaska Parents in Shock When ‘Dead’ Son Answers Door

Alaska Parents in Shock When ‘Dead’ Son Answers Door

Jay and Karen Priest of Alaska were on a grim mission. Tasked with informing their son’s girlfriend of many years that he had died in an auto wreck, they knocked on her door with heavy hearts. Sorrow turned to shock for the parents when the door was opened by none other than their “dead”son, Justin […]

Sarah Palin Drunken Family Brawl Results in No Charges Filed

Sarah Palin Drunken Family Brawl Results in No Charges Filed

A police report has been released today detailing the drunken brawl that occurred at a birthday party last month involving Sarah Palin and her family, showing that no charges will be filed in the incident. The brawl was characterized by drinking, punching, swearing and name-calling. The party occurred Sept. 6 at the home of a Palin family […]

Sarah Palin to the Republican Rescue

Sarah Palin to the Republican Rescue

Former Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin is back in the spotlight for the Republican party as she attempts to help rescue struggling campaigns. This follows a less than stellar appearance by the Palin clan at a party in Alaska a few weeks ago. On Thursday, Palin was in Kansas to throw her support behind U.S. Senator […]

TV News Reporter Quits on Air to Run Marijuana Club

TV News Reporter Quits on Air to Run Marijuana Club

Television news reporter shocked viewers when she quit on air to run her marijuana club.  Charlo Greene was in the middle of reporting on CBS affiliate KTVA-TV in Anchorage, Alaska when she dropped the F-bomb and switched from news to disclose that she owned a cannabis club in the city.  Immediately after, she reported she […]

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