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Police & Fire for Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014

...22, was arrested for assault in the 900 block of 10th Street, and he was taken to Lemon...Department assisted the Coast Guard in the 11400 block of Auke Bay Harbor Road.Conditions violation...released for criminal trespass in the 100 block of Seward Street. Alcohol was involved...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-17
Local
Pedestrian struck by suspected drunk driver

...33-year-old woman was taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital on Sunday morning after being struck by a suspected drunk driver in the 4500 block of North Douglas Highway.At 2:05 a.m. on Sunday, while walking along North Douglas Highway, the woman was struck by...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-16/pedestrian-struck-suspected-drunk-drive
Local
No DC gridlock for gay marriage, legal marijuana

...groups."You have a country that is diversifying, and at same time you have a House of Representatives that is kind of a block against the wishes of the rising majority," said Tanden, the CAP's president. "Immigration reform passed the Senate...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-15/no-dc-gridlock-gay-marriage-legal-marij
State
Tool theft is 'Crime of the Week'

Someone stole $4,300 worth of tools from a shed in the 8400 block of Thunder Mountain Road, and police are asking for tips to help solve the case.The Juneau Police Department and the Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-14/tool-theft-crime-week
Local
Strong aurora forecast for Juneau, but clouds may block it

...the University of Alaska Forecast is forecasting a high level of aurora activity from today through Monday, but clouds may block viewing for Southeast residents.The aurora may be the first significant display since the departure of the midnight sun...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-12/strong-aurora-forecast-juneau-clouds-ma
Local
Mt. Edgecumbe spikers tip JDHS

...the visiting Mt. Edgecumbe Braves on Friday in the JDHS gym.Crimson Bears junior Maddie McKeown totaled eight kills, four blocks and one ace over the three games against an experienced Braves team that returns seven seniors and five juniors from a runner-up...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-14/mt-edgecumbe-spikers-tip-jdhs
Sports
Suspicious tree fires puzzle Forest Service

...Zuniga said, "It could very well could be that easy."CCFR responded to a report of a tree fire on Sawa Circle, just a few blocks away from River Road, at 3:20 a.m. Wednesday, but Carver said he hadn't heard of that one. He said it may be part...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-14/suspicious-tree-fires-puzzle-forest-ser
Local
Police & Fire for Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014

...theft of prescription medication in the 400 block of Cordova Street. Investigation continues...vehicle without a valid license in the 2100 block of Channel Vista Drive. Her vehicle was...driving without a valid license in the 700 block of Egan Drive. His vehicle was impounded...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-14/police-fire-sunday-sept-14-2014
Local
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down

...poor hunting practices. Last week, Alaska Wildlife Troopers responded to a case of a badly wounded black bear in the 3000 block of Douglas Highway. A Juneau police officer ended up killing the bear out of mercy. It's possible a hunter tried to hunt...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-15/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down
Opinion
Photo: Setting up the block

Juneau-Douglas High School senior offensive lineman Nicholas Tragis (69) blocks Wasilla's Austin Sodorff (80) during a game this season. The Crimson Bears will play at North Pole on Friday at 7 p.m. against the Patriots in a key Southeast Conference game.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-11/photo-setting-block
Sports

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