Spruce cones harvested for Alaska reforestation

...of Forestry officials say thousands of white spruce cones have been harvested in the Fairbanks area for future timber sale stock...yield seeds to be planted in areas where state timber sales have been held.The cones are dried and tumbled for the seed extraction...
Police seize meth from couple exiting Alaska ferry

KETCHIKAN - A California man and his fiancee have been charged with trying to smuggle methamphetamine into Alaska.The Ketchikan Daily News ( ) reports...
Alaska Editorial: Report on Alaska National Guard shocks, disappoints

...public's faith in the organization has been eroded as well.Unquestionably, much...administration's response appears to have been to defer to Guard leadership on cleaning...problems under the rug as the report found had been done within the organization itself, but...
Pure Sole: Dear Mr. Corbus

...field bleachers need to be covered.The JDHS backboards have been in place almost as long as the gym itself and are band-aided...their peers.The dividing curtain in the JDHS gymnasium has been repaired numerous times and is a safety issue. Yes, it has...
Mariners rout Angels and gain ground in the race to the playoffs

...within a game of the second AL wild-card spot by routing the Los Angeles Angels 13-2 on Tuesday night.The Mariners haven't been to the postseason since 2001, when they won 116 games under manager Lou Piniella and tied the major league mark set by the 1906...
Boater reported missing near Coghlan Island

...Liberty joined the search Monday evening.The search thus far has been unsuccessful and the Coast Guard is asking anyone who saw Keithahn...Center in Juneau at 907-463-2980.The Spellbound has since been towed to Auke Bay and is in police custody. Keithahn's cell...
Soldotna man dies after pinned under 4-wheeler

...evening that a deceased man was pinned under the 4-wheeler in the Caribou Hills trail system.Troopers say Donald Burns Jr. had been riding on the Waterhole Trail and was trying to avoid deep mud by high-marking a muddy hill.According to troopers, the vehicle...
Police & Fire for Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014

...contacted while sleeping in the downtown transit center. Jimmie had been given a trespass letter earlier this month prohibiting her from...The death is not considered suspicious and next of kin has been notified.Domestic violence? At 4:48 a.m. Saturday...
Moda: Extending policies creates divided pool marketplace last year, President Barack Obama said insurers could extend through 2014 plans that otherwise would have been canceled, a timeline later extended by two years. That means some policies, depending on their renewal date, could extend...
Juneau man facing felony sex abuse charge

...during an interview, the affidavit states.Conkle would have been 18 at the time. He turned 19 Sunday.Under Alaska statutes...and at least four years younger than the defendant.Conkle has been in custody at Lemon Creek Correctional Center since his Sept...


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