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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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-10-18/agitated-airman-leads-base-hospital-loc
State
Okinawa threatens to revoke approval for US base

...elsewhere, and they want the base moved off the island entirely...all possible measures to block base construction in Henoko, and...space, 74 percent of U.S. bases are on the island, which has...governments are committed to the base relocation and view it as important...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-15/okinawa-threatens-revoke-app
Nation and World
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-17/kenai-peninsula-tackling-invasive-plant
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-17/france-ids-top-paris-attacks
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...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-11-15/jdhs-seniors-honored-home-den
Sports
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-11-12/photo-winter-sight
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-16/most-alaska-superdelegates-silent-gop-c
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-11-17/seasons-first-snow-leaves-dusting-capit
Local
Low enrollment equals $287K loss for JSD

...Financially, this absence in the classroom equals a loss in funding by the state. Per enrolled student, the district receives a base student allocation of $5,880. Based on the 28-student drop, the district will see a reduction of $233,848, and the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-11-11/low-enrollment-equals-287k-loss-jsd
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-15/schools-jeopardy
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