Lawrence Charles Sommers

...age 68 on December 8, 2014, at his home on Lena Beach in Juneau, Alaska. Larry was raised in Orinda, in the San Francisco area. Important to him was helping friends establish the Empty Gate Zen Center in Berkeley in the 1960's which he continued visiting...
Ed Haizer

...December, 2001. Both were active outdoor enthusiasts and for many years could be found almost daily on one of the many Juneau area trails with one or more of their dogs. Together they laid out and cut much of the popular Spaulding Meadow trail, including...
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Tongass exemption to Roadless Rule overturned

...all the same."Today's decision is great news for the Tongass National Forest and for all those who rely on its roadless areas," Earthjustice attorney Tom Waldo said in a statement. "The remaining wild and undeveloped parts of the Tongass are important...
Police & Fire for Thursday, July 30, 2015

...violence order violation in the Juneau area.Disturbance? At 2:50 a.m. Tuesday...into a reported sex crime in the Juneau area.? At 11:17 a.m. Wednesday, a confidential...into a reported sex crime in the Juneau area.Shoplifting? At 12:37 p.m. Tuesday...
Activists rappel off bridge to stop Shell icebreaker

...protects Shell's fleet from ice and carries equipment that can stop gushing oil.Opponents of Arctic drilling worry that the area's remoteness and rough conditions will hamper cleanup efforts should a spill occur."These climbers hanging on the bridge...
Police share video of assault suspect near Capitol

...across the street near the front entrance of the Dimond Courthouse. The courthouse does not have security cameras outside in that area.According to Sell, the victim reported that a stranger approached him in the street at about 3:15 a.m. July 16, pointed...
US, Turkey plan for 'safe zone' free of IS in Syria

...backed Syrian Kurdish forces in the area.The move further embroils Turkey, a...created so that they can take control of areas freed from ISIL, air cover will be provided...impossible for them to take control of the area without it," Davutoglu told Turkey's...
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Rising river threatens Glenn Highway

...level to take over another 15 feet of river bank in certain areas, KTUU-TV reported.Borough Assembly member Jim Sykes said one home was swept into the river on Thursday, the same area that lost additional riverbank."It's gone from erosion...
Zuill Bailey returns to Juneau for Labor Day Concert Sept. 6

...Festival artist Awadagin Pratt was the first student at the Peabody Conservatory of Music to receive diplomas in three performance areas ? piano, violin and conducting. As soloist he has performed with symphonies across the nation, toured Japan four times...


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