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Kenneth Scott Willis

...loving father to three children: Sarah, Reed, and Katie. The family moved to Juneau in 1984 and enjoyed the beauty of the area and loved the people here.Over the years, Scott volunteered in a variety of organizations including the Humane Society, the...
Western US hit with blast of winter weather

...California and buffeting the Los Angeles area with gusts topping 70 mph, forecasters...Drivers in Southern California mountain areas were urged to use caution as light snow...strong wind hit the San Francisco Bay Area.Four kayakers and a dog were rescued...
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Search on for Wrangell fisherman

...are looking for him in popular fishing areas in Wrangell waters, near Berg Bay, Blake...storm advisory is in effect for the search area."The Coast Guard and its partners are...piloting a Cessna 185. The Cessna searched areas north and west of Wrangell Island, and...
Paris on her mind

...increasing, and I was just crazy."Late-night terrorist attacks claimed 129 lives and wounded hundreds more on Friday in several areas of Paris. The Islamic State is taking credit for the attacks.Lacroix is Rotary's lone French exchange student in Alaska...
Kenai Peninsula tackling invasive plant problem

...Borough Assembly. "Our main concern is that it doesn't occur in any of the three lakes. We're continuing to work with other areas in the state in hopes that they will catch up."The Nikiski lakes are clear for the most part, but the department is still...
Paris attacks signal move toward more global IS strategy

...outside its "caliphate" hub in Sunni areas of Syria and Iraq is in itself not new...has been a "saturation of fighting" in areas IS is able to control in Iraq and Syria...dramatic and large scale that it impacts every area of life," he added."What we see in...
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Vast forest fires in Indonesia spawn ecological disaster

...scratch."Visibility fell below 50 meters (yards) in some areas, forcing 13 airports around the country to close.Drone footage...24-hour service, with some sending health workers into remote areas to meet needs there.The National Disaster Mitigation Agency...
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Census weighs changes to counting American Indians

...Yet the bureau's biggest challenge remains getting some American Indians to trust the federal agency, especially in rural areas, she said."I know way out in the middle of Navajoland people out there weren't counted," Clahchischilliage said...
21st eagle festival brings eagles, photographers, dancers together

...young "eagle scientists" counted around 2,300 eagles in the area, though there may be more, said Executive Director Cheryl...Building, and many other speakers spoke on natural or cultural areas of expertise.Saturday, the silent auction, live auction...


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