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Rice crispy treats get dressed up with browned butter and vanilla bean

"Mommy! I need to bring something for the bake sale fundraiser tomorrow or else I won't be able to go on my field trip to Seward!" my fourth-grader declared with a sense of urgency rivaling news of a natural disaster. These are apparently some of the important goings on when one is 9 going on 10 ye

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 02:52:32

Fairbanks and the Kenai Peninsula Borough eye outlawing marijuana business

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTUU) - Fairbanks and the Kenai Peninsula Borough could outlaw marijuana businesses. So what's at stake? On October 3, three communities will decide if they will allow cannabis retail sales. The city of Fairbanks, the Fairbanks North Star Borough, and the Kenai Peninsula Borough

KTUU - 2017-09-22 18:55:00

Russian Old Believer football program forges ahead into fifth season

Cougars quarterback Anthony Kalugin (center) and junior Kalinik Reutov (#25), face off against players from Joe Redington Jr/Sr High School on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News) The Head of the Bay Cougars have five seasons and just about

HOMER NEWS - 2017-09-21 18:02:37

Prop 2 asks voters to support HVAC repairs to borough building

This Monday, Sept. 18, 2017 photo shows the gauges measuring air pressure in the George A. Navarre Borough Administration Building in Soldotna, Alaska. The building's heating, ventilation and air conditioning system is aged and inefficient, leading to cold patches and overly heated areas of the buil

HOMER NEWS - 2017-09-21 16:27:07

State works to formalize method for assessing oil and gas properties

Nabors drilling rigs sit idle at Prudhoe Bay in this May 25 photo. State regulators are working to finalize the method for assessing oil and gas properties for tax value that they have been using for the past several years. The new regulations apply to all oil and gas properties other than the Trans

ALASKA JOURNAL OF COMMERCE - 2017-09-20 18:22:10

HEADLAMP: Williwaw, the highest peak in the Front Range

I can remember a single, glorious, sunny weekend this summer. On those clear days, our backyard--the Chugach Front Range--beckons like the world's greatest wilderness playground. Peaks stretch from tidewater to hanging glaciers, providing views from the Alaska Range to the Kenai Peninsula. Sheep bro

ANCHORAGE PRESS - 2017-09-19 23:23:00

Swimming: Colony girls, Wasilla boys 2nd at Kenai Invite

PALMER - The Colony Knights and Wasilla Warriors posted runner-up finishes during the Kenai Invitational last weekend in Kenai. Alexis Mattson used a pair of victories to help Colony finish second in the girls' team standings with 75 total points. Mattson finished first in both the 100 freestyle and

FRONTIERSMAN - 2017-09-21 05:39:00

PREP FOOTBALL: Snell's 5 TD Performance Lifts Chugiak Over In Kenai

Eagle River, AK - Check out Week 6 highlights from a non-conference game between the Chugiak Mustangs and the Kenai Kardinals. The Mustangs improved to 6-0 on the season behind a huge five touchdown performance from senior Derryk Snell. Eagle River, AK - Check out Week 6 highlights from a non-confe

YOURALASKALINK.COM - 2017-09-19 21:54:00

Turning a new leaf: Soldotna ends marijuana moratorium

Soldotna's moratorium on commercial marijuana will end on January 1, allowing commercial pot growing, testing and selling within the city of Soldotna. The decision was made after Mayor Pete Sprague broke a 3-3 tie, voting down an ordinance which would have indefinitely extended the two year moratori

HOMER NEWS - 2017-09-21 16:28:09

CVS to cap prescriptions to seven-day supply amid battling opioid epidemic

CVS pharmacy is battling the opioid epidemic with a new prescription plan that limits new patients to a seven-day supply, the company announced Thursday. The drug store chain will also reach out to doctors about prescriptions that seem to be excessive, and put a cap on daily dosages. Company officia

VANCOUVER BUSINESS JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 16:24:00

DeVos scraps Obama-era guidelines on campus sexual assault

The Trump administration on Friday scrapped Obama-era guidance on investigating campus sexual assault, replacing it with new interim instructions allowing universities to decide which standard of evidence to use when handling complaints. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has said the Obama rules were

VANCOUVER BUSINESS JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 15:32:00

Literacy for Life partners with Matthew Whaley for new program

Parenting is a daunting task for anyone, as is navigating the complexities of ensuring your child gets a quality education. Local nonprofit Literacy for Life is preparing a new program to make things a little easier for those in the community who most need help; a $50,000 grant courtesy of Impact 10

VANCOUVER BUSINESS JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 14:45:00

UK leader to try to break Brexit logjam in Italy speech

British Prime Minister Theresa May will try Friday to revive foundering Brexit talks - and unify her fractious government - by proposing a two-year transition after Britain's departure from the European Union in 2019 during which the U.K. would continue to pay into the bloc's coffers. Transport Secr

VANCOUVER BUSINESS JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 14:45:00

Local nonprofits to explore human trafficking issues in seminar Saturday

Local nonprofits will delve into the problem of human trafficking in a seminar Saturday in West Point. The free event will explore current information and data on human trafficking and exploitation, as well as how the issues are influenced by technology, the opioid crisis and other factors. There wi

VANCOUVER BUSINESS JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 14:05:00

Fact check: Who's right, Jimmy Kimmel or Sen. Bill Cassidy?

Who's right - President Donald Trump and Sen. Bill Cassidy, or late-night host Jimmy Kimmel? None of them have really captured the complexity of the debate over who might lose insurance protections in the latest Republican health care bill. But of the three, the TV guy is the hardest to refute. Tr

VANCOUVER BUSINESS JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 13:31:00

Kim Jong Un insults Trump - a 'mentally deranged U.S. dotard' - and hints at weapons test

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un lobbed a string of insults at President Donald Trump on Friday, calling him a "mentally deranged U.S. dotard" and hinting at frightening new weapons tests. It was the first time for a North Korean leader to issue such a direct statement against a U.S. president, drama

VANCOUVER BUSINESS JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 12:05:00

Uber to lose its license to operate in London

London's transport authority said Friday it won't renew Uber's license to operate in the British capital, arguing that it demonstrates a lack of corporate responsibility with implications in public safety and security. Transport for London says the car-hailing app was not "fit and proper to hold a p

VANCOUVER BUSINESS JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 10:51:00

NASA names new research facility after Katherine Johnson

Mrs. Katherine G. Johnson at Work at NASA Langley Research Center. Credit: NASA. HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) - A Hampton woman who played a key role in America's first missions in space will receive a special dedication in her name. NASA will open the new Katherine G. Johnson Computational Research Facili

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-22 09:48:49

Peninsula Fine Arts Center to host Day of the Dead event on October 28

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - We all know about Halloween, but how much do you know about the traditional Mexican holiday Day of the Dead? The Peninsula Fine Arts Center is inviting those in the Hampton Roads community to their free Day of the Dead Celebration on October 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dia de los M

WTKR - 2017-09-21 21:15:54

Mexico shocked by news: Girl trapped in rubble didn't exist

Hour after excruciating hour, Mexicans were transfixed by dramatic efforts to reach a young girl thought buried in the rubble of a school destroyed by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake. She reportedly wiggled her fingers, told rescuers her name and said there were others trapped near her. Rescue workers ca

VANCOUVER BUSINESS JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 23:46:00