11 reported car accidents Wednesday morning

There were 11 reported car accidents and one reported injury before noon Wednesday morning as commuters struggled on icy roads after Juneau's first frost of the season...
11 reported car accidents Wednesday morning

There were 11 reported car accidents and one reported injury before noon on Wednesday morning as commuters struggled on icy roads, the first frost of the season...
More free rides than ever on New Year's Eve

...Club owner Leeann Thomas said, adding they encourage people to take advantage of the service.There were no major car accidents on the roads during the New Year's celebration and only one DUI arrest. A 17-year-old boy was arrested for drinking...
Crashing through the snow

Some Juneau drivers are dashing - and crashing - through the snow.Police responded to 12 car accidents on Juneau's roads since the first, and record-setting, snowfall of the winter season.As powder blanketed the streets Sunday...
Empire Editorial: When it comes to police weaponry, use logic - not emotion

...trillion dollars on wars after the Sept. 11 attacks but does far less to prevent obesity, heart disease, cancer - even car accidents, which each year kill more people than died on Sept. 11.This month, we've watched the news and learned, via...
Letter: Abandon Juneau road alternative 2B

...addition to the possibility of fatalities caused by avalanches and mudslides, the road is likely to result in around 22 car accidents per year, with at least five deaths expected over a 40-year period. How can this be a good thing? In terms of...
Floyd Dryden students weigh in on elections

...non-violence-causing drug be labeled a harmful product when alcohol, a legal drug, is the cause and sometimes sole cause of car accidents, beatings, fights, etc?High schoolers agree that it is much easier to obtain marijuana than tobacco or alcohol...
Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?

...testing positive for marijuana in 2013 - the first full year after legalization - but no corresponding increase in car accidents or fatalities.What worries highway safety experts are cases like that of New York teenager Joseph Beer, who in October...
Reward doubled for reporting Memorial Day drunk drivers

...Lt. Kris Sell. Memorial Day is May 26.Juneau historically sees an increase of drunken drivers and drug-related car accidents on the road during the Memorial Day holiday, Sell said.For more information, visit
DOT, JPD caution drivers as weather gets icy

...road information from the DOT can be found online at or by calling 5-1-1.Wrightson said the car accidents caused by the first freeze are only the beginning - drivers need to be more and more aware of conditions as the season...


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