This year's pallet bonfire still anyone's guess

...Half the battle of keeping with the tradition is finding the pallets to work with, Voelckers said. He said they have about 130 pallets this year, thanks to their friends who asked local business owners for donations.It typically takes about the full...
Little hope of survivors in military plane crash

...shortly after takeoff and killed more than 70 people.The C-130 Hercules, carrying military personnel and their families, went...officials said more than 100 people may have been on the C-130, but there was little hope of finding survivors. It is unclear...
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My Turn: Council fumbled on halibut bycatch reduction

...bycatch constitutes nontargeted species) of juvenile halibut in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands was on the agenda. Around 130 people gave public comment on this topic, in addition to a three-inch stack of letters in a spiral binder of written public...
Water and sewer fees rise today

...notice from the city clerk's office.Once the last increase kicks in July 2018, the flat residential rate will be up to $130.40 per month. The increases are helping fund about $73 million in city water and wastewater infrastructure improvements...
Alaska wildfires spread as more evacuations launched

...Aniak. "We didn't want to have it become a bigger issue. "Smoke also was a primary concern in Chuathbaluk, a community of 130, which is less than 2 miles from a 7-square-mile fire. Patty Yaska, who works for the village traditional council, said...
Burgeoning wildfires in Alaska prompt more evacuations

...State Troopers, who found the man safe and guided him back home.In Tanana, a tribal nonprofit flew 62 people to Fairbanks 130 miles to the east, focusing on elders, children and people with health conditions. The Tanana Chiefs Conference, a consortium...
Juneau Fast Break Basketball Camp scores again

...Juneau-Douglas High School head coach, expressed congratulations to the nearly 200 campers in the two weeks of basketball. Camp 1 had 130 participants in second through eighth grades. Camp 2 had 65 participants in grades 8?12. The camp drew participants from...
Photo: Taking down the crane

The 130-foot-tall 316 Liebherr crane that has hovered over the Alaska State, Library, Archive and Museum project on Willoughby Avenue is dismantled by crews on Thursday. The SLAM is scheduled to be open in spring of 2016.
Composers Festival to feature David Maslanka

...pretty!"Maslanka is a highly regarded contemporary composer best known for his music for winds. He has written more than 130 works, including nine symphonies, 15 concertos, a Mass and many concert pieces, in addition to a variety of orchestral and...
Kayak protesters detained after trying to stop Shell oil rig

...Pacific Northwest.The U.S. Geological Survey estimates Arctic offshore reserves at 26 billion barrels of recoverable oil and 130 trillion cubic feet of natural gas. Shell says developing these reserves could increase domestic oil supplies by more than 1...


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