Kenai Peninsula tackling invasive plant problem

...treated for elodea and the plant was recently discovered in Lake Hood, the site of one of the world's busiest floatplane bases. Several of Cordova's lakes still have elodea and infestations near Fairbanks are undergoing treatment.The Fish and Wildlife...
France IDs top Paris attacks figure

...operation the largest attack by French air power since France joined the U.S.-led coalition in targeting suspected IS power bases in Syria in September.In his Versailles address, Hollande said the United States and Russia needed to cooperate in attacking...
Nation and World
JDHS seniors honored in home den

...senior night against rival Thunder Mountain, which marked the first time JDHS has competed in its home gym since 2012.The fan base was low on Friday for the senior appreciation dual match between the Crimson Bears and Falcons, but the action was intense...
Most Alaska superdelegates silent on GOP choice

...John Kasich. Two of the superdelegates deemed the GOP field weak or unimpressive; another said she hoped Republicans would base their decision on who they think would be a good leader.Nationally, The Associated Press contacted all 712 superdelegates...
Season's first snow leaves dusting in capital, powder elsewhere

...the Haines Highway customs station was sitting in 20 inches of snow, and the city of Haines had a foot on the ground.At the base of Eaglecrest Ski Area on Douglas Island, a snow depth of 11 inches was reported on Monday morning. At the mountain's top...
Schools in jeopardy

...Legislature changes the parameters for school funding, it could be among 55 schools that disappear.The State of Alaska provides a base amount of funding for schools with an enrollment of at least 10. Last year, 19 students were enrolled at Twin Hills School...
State | Local | AK legislature
Sea chanteys add high note to WhaleFest

...Sineti first came to Sitka in 1998 for the second year of WhaleFest, and has returned every year but one since then.His home base is Mystic Seaport, the Museum of the America and the Sea, in Connecticut, where he works in the Department of Interpretation...
Paris attacks signal move toward more global IS strategy

...month, Syrian troops working under the cover of Russian airstrikes broke a siege imposed by IS on the northern military air base of Kweiras since 2013, marking the first major achievement by Assad's forces since Russia began its airstrikes on Sept. 30...
Nation and World
Agitated airman leads to base hospital lockdown

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON - One person is in custody after an agitated...9 mm pistol in his waistband prompted the lockdown Friday of the base hospital at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage.Base authorities said there...
Photo: Winter in sight

...of snow was recorded overnight at Juneau International Airport, 0.4 inches in the Mendenhall Valley and 3.6 inches at the base of Eaglecrest Ski Area, but no snow was recorded in downtown Juneau. Alaska's capital city has yet to record measurable snow...


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