Firefighters ask Juneau to 'fill the boot' Annual fundraiser raises money for the Alaska Muscular Dystrophy Association hosting its annual "Fill The Boot" fundraiser this weekend to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.Fire Chief Richard Etheridge said firefighters will be collection donations from 3-7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, at Super Bear Supermarket...
My Turn: It's time for a better dialogue on mining

...they received a letter of support from the Gitxsan Hereditary Chiefs' office and have addressed the environmental and social concerns...minerals that we all need.? Gavin C. Dirom is president and chief executive officer of the Association for Mineral Exploration...
Preparing for the rededication of Naay I'waans in Kasaan

...the Whale House or, more specifically Chief Son-i-hat's House, this building...the United States. Originally built by Chief Son-i-hat in the 1880s, Naay I'waans was once home to the wealthy and revered chief and his family. Today, the site attracts...
US stocks plunge after bleak Chinese manufacturing report

...Friday and Monday, the stock market's wild swings were coming to an end."This market remains fragile," said Jack Ablin, chief investment officer at BMO Private Bank. "There's nothing fundamentally wrong with the U.S. economy, but we are going...
Nation and World
Man and officer wounded, dog killed in police address mix-up

...had been hit by previous break-ins, and the man told Gilman that he owned a shotgun and a handgun.DeKalb County Police Chief Cedric Alexander said his agency would normally investigate a non-fatal shooting. But given the complicated circumstances...
Nation and World
Hungary bars migrants from trains; smugglers wait Serbia, and other measures intended to end Hungary's previous status as an open back door into the EU.Janos Lazar, chief of staff to Prime Minister Viktor Orban, blamed Germany and what he called other "left-wing governments" in Europe for...
Nation and World
From Mount McKinley to Mount Denali

...Athabascans as to why the mountain is sacred, but they all agree it is, said Will Mayo, a former president of the Tanana Chiefs Conference, a consortium of 42 Athabascan tribes in Interior Alaska.One story, he said, describes Mount Denali and neighboring...
Chiefs top Seahawks 14-13 in second preseason game

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Chiefs coach Andy Reid insists he has a handle...felt amazing."Chase Daniel led the Chiefs (2-0) on an 86-yard a pretty steep learning curve."Chiefs: LT Eric Fisher (high ankle sprain...
Q&A with Bill Bennett

...days in Southeast Alaska, Bennett, his Chief of Staff Cynthia Petrie, Ministry of Energy...You said after visiting the Tulsequah Chief Mine, which is leaching acid mine drainage...Alaska has been trying to get the Tulsequah Chief cleaned up for years; various Canadian...
B.C. mines minister talks transboundary mines, Tulsequah Chief cleanup

...Southeast Alaska, said after visiting the Tulsequah Chief Mine on Monday that the pollution the defunct mine...Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallott visited the Tulsequah Chief mine.The Tulsequah Chief has been leaching acid mine drainage into the Tulsequah...
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