Second major oil company abandons Arctic exploration

...north as one of their three Arctic Council Chairmanship priorities, but so far that priority has only materialized on paper," McGuire said.? Contact reporter James Brooks at 523.2258 or at
First snow tallies show effects of winter storm: 5 inches downtown, 10 in Valley

The weather wizards were right. On Wednesday morning, Juneauites woke up to find that the National Weather Service winter storm warning had held true: Snow covered the capital city, and more continued falling throughout the day.
New ferries on schedule, on budget ... Our charge is to find those solutions to create the best service possible with the vessels and the staffing allowed by the fiscal note." ? Contact reporter James Brooks at 523.2258 or at
Today in Sports History for Nov. 16

...Griner misses a short turnaround at the buzzer.2013 - Cartel Brooks of Heidelberg runs for 465 yards to set an all-division NCAA record in a 42-14 win over Baldwin Wallace.Brooks, with 38 carries, scores on runs of 81, 41 and 13 yards...
College football capsules

...Big Ten, No. 5 CFP). Iowa can clinch the Big Ten West with a victory over Purdue next week.Gophers running back Shannon Brooks threw a 42-yard TD pass to Drew Wolitarsky and ran one in from 3 yards out in the final 5:32. But Daniels scored from 51...
Recent Births

...2 oz., was born to Krystal Faith Meachem and Gene William Chilton III of Juneau on Oct. 14, 2015.? A daughter, Peyton Brook Satran, weighing 7 lbs. 14.5 oz., was born to Kace Wythe and Reece Satran of Juneau on Oct.14, 2015.? A son, Lourlito...
Report: Big problems in DOC

A four-month investigation has found significant problems within the Alaska Department of Corrections, and Gov. Bill Walker has accepted the resignation of the commissioner of corrections, he said Monday.
Plane crash survivor improves in Seattle

The seriously injured survivor of a Lynn Canal plane crash is rapidly recovering in Seattle, her family said Tuesday, as the National Transportation Safety Board investigation into the cause of the crash continues.
Park halts cable project

A proposed undersea communications cable from Juneau to Skagway and Haines has met an unexpected obstacle: A park.
Winter storm warning issued for Juneau; 8-14 inches of snow expected

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Juneau as the capital city prepares to receive what may be its heaviest snowfall in two years. The warning, issued at 11 a.m.


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