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Police calls for Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017 - Juneau Empire

Tue, 2017-12-12 05:32

Police calls for Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017
Juneau Empire
On Saturday, Alaska Wildlife Troopers contacted Juneau residents Levie Cumlat, 55, and Bernard Yadao, 43, at the Auke Bay Harbor after they had returned from crabbing. Troopers learned that Cumlat had failed to log information on his permit from ...

Juneau's women's shelter opens doors to men, all genders - Juneau Empire

Tue, 2017-12-12 05:30

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Juneau's women's shelter opens doors to men, all genders
Juneau Empire
AWARE Executive Director Saralyn Tabachnick, left, and Deputy Director Mandy O'Neal Cole talk about the shelter becoming gender inclusive during an interview on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire). Starting next month, Juneau's ...

California band, Juneau bassist playing fundraiser show Saturday - Juneau Empire

Tue, 2017-12-12 05:30

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California band, Juneau bassist playing fundraiser show Saturday
Juneau Empire
Nick Banaszak during Dankrupt's first trip to Alaska in August 2016. (Photo courtesy of Mo Carpio). With unseasonably warm weather hitting Juneau this month, perhaps it's fitting that a band from a warmer climate is headlining a show this coming ...

AK Juneau Alaska Zone Forecast - Argus Press

Mon, 2017-12-11 22:38

AK Juneau Alaska Zone Forecast
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AK Juneau Alaska Zone Forecast. Story · Comments. ShareShare; Print: Create a hardcopy of this page; Font Size: Default font size: Larger font size. Posted: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 2:21 am. AK Juneau Alaska Zone Forecast Associated Press |. AK ...

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Alaska speaker declines to speculate on Westlake's future - San Francisco Chronicle

Mon, 2017-12-11 22:04

Alaska speaker declines to speculate on Westlake's future
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The names would be submitted to Alaska Gov. Bill Walker, an independent, who would choose the person to take the seat. State law requires a seat to be filled within 30 days of a vacancy. House Minority Leader Charisse Millett, an Anchorage Republican ...

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Hearing gunshots? It might be police training - Juneau Empire

Mon, 2017-12-11 17:49

Hearing gunshots? It might be police training
Juneau Empire
If you live in Lemon Creek and you hear gunshots this month and next, it might be the Juneau Police Department. Starting last night, JPD's low-light firearms training is going on for staff members. The first session ran from 2-10 p.m. Monday. There are ...

Fire chief rescues crash victim, then suffers heart attack - Juneau Empire

Mon, 2017-12-11 12:20

Fire chief rescues crash victim, then suffers heart attack
Juneau Empire
FAIRBANKS — Somewhere between an ambulance ride for chest pain and a helicopter ride for heart surgery, Nenana Fire Chief Joe Forness found time to help take a car crash victim to the hospital. Forness called 911 on Nov. 22 after he experienced chest ...

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As Alaska's gasline corporation pushes for Asia deal, legislators push for more information - Alaska Public Radio Network

Mon, 2017-12-11 11:44

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As Alaska's gasline corporation pushes for Asia deal, legislators push for more information
Alaska Public Radio Network
The Alaska Gasline Development Corporation spent at least $2 million marketing Alaska's megaproject this year. And so far, it has signed agreements to explore the project with potential partners and possible customers in China, South Korea, Japan and ...

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Westlake should resign - Juneau Empire

Mon, 2017-12-11 06:27

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Westlake should resign
Juneau Empire
In this Jan. 17, 2017 photo, state Rep. Dean Westlake, D-Kotzebue, talks with another legislator during a break in the opening session of the Alaska Legislature in Juneau, Alaska. An Alaska state representative accused of inappropriate behavior by a ...

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Police calls for Monday, Dec. 11, 2017 - Juneau Empire

Mon, 2017-12-11 06:23

Juneau Empire

Police calls for Monday, Dec. 11, 2017
Juneau Empire
This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforcement and public safety agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in this report is presumed innocent. Anyone ...

The Great Alaska Rip-off - Juneau Empire

Mon, 2017-12-11 06:10

The Great Alaska Rip-off
Juneau Empire
I guess that one of the downsides to living in Alaska is being hit, time after time, with an extra charge for shipping items to Alaska when we order online or however we order. I have long suspected that Alaskans are getting ripped off; at least when ...

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Long ago, Patsy Ann left her mark on historic Juneau, but where? - KTOO

Mon, 2017-12-11 05:30

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Long ago, Patsy Ann left her mark on historic Juneau, but where?
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By 1934, the mayor named her the “Official Greeter of Juneau.” So those paw prints would've been set about 80 years ago. “Who knows where they would have been downtown, because downtown was so different when Patsy Ann was alive … so maybe nobody even ...

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AK Juneau Alaska Zone Forecast - Argus Press

Mon, 2017-12-11 00:28

AK Juneau Alaska Zone Forecast
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AK Juneau Alaska Zone Forecast. Story · Comments. ShareShare; Print: Create a hardcopy of this page; Font Size: Default font size: Larger font size. Posted: Monday, December 11, 2017 4:11 am. AK Juneau Alaska Zone Forecast Associated Press |. AK Juneau ...

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Alaska sees record-high temperatures in December - KTUU - KTUU.com

Sun, 2017-12-10 11:43

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Alaska sees record-high temperatures in December - KTUU
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An unprecedented heat wave has toppled weather records across Alaska.

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Juneau holiday gift guide 2017 - Juneau Empire

Sun, 2017-12-10 06:55

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Juneau holiday gift guide 2017
Juneau Empire
Juneau holiday gift guide 2017. Well, it's beginning to look a lot LESS like Christmas — what happened?! We were off to such a great start! The Pacific Decadal Oscillation can go oscillate itself! Nonetheless, we find ourselves in mid-December and as ...

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Let's not ruin Alaska's Arctic Refuge - Juneau Empire

Sun, 2017-12-10 06:44

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Let's not ruin Alaska's Arctic Refuge
Juneau Empire
In this undated photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, an airplane flies over caribou from the Porcupine Caribou Herd on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in northeast Alaska. A showdown is looming in the nation's ...
Drilling foes see bids, request redo on Arctic Refuge estimateKTOO

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Pushing back against the greying of the fleet - Juneau Empire

Sun, 2017-12-10 06:30

Juneau Empire

Pushing back against the greying of the fleet
Juneau Empire
The absence of youth in Alaska's fisheries has become known as the “greying of the fleet” and it's affecting rural and urban communities across the state. To help with the problem, the Alaska Marine Conservation Council has chosen five young leaders ...

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Deputy Mayor Nankervis seeks to leap from city hall to Capitol - Juneau Empire

Sun, 2017-12-10 06:20

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Deputy Mayor Nankervis seeks to leap from city hall to Capitol
Juneau Empire
Nankervis joined the Juneau Police Department in April 1987 and rose through the ranks, becoming a captain before retiring in 2011. At the time, he said he'd continue to fish commercially (he still holds a permit) and keep up with his hobbies. In 2012 ...

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December 'heat wave' is warmest in 73 years for Juneau - Juneau Empire

Sun, 2017-12-10 06:17

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December 'heat wave' is warmest in 73 years for Juneau
Juneau Empire
“These are some fairly long-standing records that have fallen. Definitely the Sitka temperature you could say that about,” said Devid Levin, a general forecaster for the Weather Service in Juneau. Southeast Alaska high temperatures (ºF) on Thursday ...
Alaska sees record-high temperatures in DecemberSeattle Times
Juneau football is textbook case of how population mattersMust Read Alaska (blog)

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Police search for Franklin Street burglar - Juneau Empire

Sun, 2017-12-10 06:14

Police search for Franklin Street burglar
Juneau Empire
The Juneau Police Department is still looking for the suspect or suspects who burglarized a business on South Franklin Street in October. At 9:55 a.m. Oct. 26, JPD responded to the report of a burglary in the 170 block of South Franklin Street. When ...

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