Ronald Heinrich Kleinenberg

...Kleinenberg, 57 years old, passed away unexpectedly on September 21, 2015 at his home in Juneau, Alaska. Ron was born on August 30, 1958 in Saaksum, Netherlands to Albertus and Louise Kleinenberg. At the age of 4, Ron and his family moved from the...
Kenneth Scott Willis

...grandfather, Kenneth Scott Willis, 61, passed away from cancer on October 22, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. Scott was born August 21, 1954 in Phoenix, Arizona to Lorraine Ellen "Kitsie" (McLoy) and Kenneth Mills Willis. He was the oldest of seven...
Independent ferry service to resume after mechanical issues

...Ketchikan Daily News reports that the ferry was taken out of service in mid-October for transmission repairs.Since launching in August, the new ferry service has dealt with outages related to weather and crew issues.The announcement states that once service...
A conversation with John Straley

...I was climbing down there, and I thought, this is the greatest job in the world," Straley said.Straley retired in August from 30 years as an investigator for the Alaska Public Defender's Office in Sitka. Moments like the one on the barnacle-encrusted...
Alaska appeals abortion funding decision

...Northwest sued the state over the law and regulation, and Superior Court Judge John Suddock ruled in the group's favor in August. The state filed a notice of appeal with the Alaska Supreme Court on Friday.Senior Assistant Attorney General Stuart Goering...
Report: Big problems in DOC

...Williams, one of two special investigators appointed by Walker in August.By phone, state ombudsman Linda Lord-Jenkins...breathe."Kobuk subsequently fell unconscious and died.In August, a Juneau man named Joseph Murphy died at Lemon Creek Correctional...
In tougher tests, Juneau students beat state average

...graders fell in a category that qualifies them as "partially" meeting standards.Hanley delivered a statewide projection in August that only one-third of Alaska's students would meet standards in math and English, then in October a district breakdown...
Short Plays on Climate Change to be presented Dec. 3

...Playwrights include Elyne Quan, Deborah Zoe Laufer, Andrea Lepcio, Neil LaBute, Arthur Kopit, Colleen Murphy, and August Murphy-King.Audiences should come dressed for the weather, as the short play readings will be outside at the pavilion at...
Paris on her mind

...and on Monday she wore all black clothing to school. Students throughout France did the same.She traveled to Ketchikan in August from Sallanches, a town of about 16,000 in the Alps near the border with Switzerland."I think it's very sad," said...
Armed groups target elephants

...south, in Congo's Virunga National Park, assailants killed a ranger last month and another died in a militia attack there in August.More than 200 elephants have been poached in Garamba since a census in April 2014 counted 1,780 elephants - down from more...
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