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From car lots to city budgets, cheap oil means change

...price drop will mean for his customers. It's not that simple, he said."If a guy thinks he needs an F150 or wants an F150, it's not going to make him switch to a Fusion," Sapp said referring to a popular Ford truck and a compact car.
Red carpet romp: The GLAAD Awards from an Alaskan perspective

...started the trip off with an element of class that would run through much of the long weekend. Even driving a rented compact car felt classy compared to my 2000 Ford Focus. Driving in LA is always fairly terrifying, but I learned the ways of the...
Alaska Science Forum: Scientists endure nights on mountaintop perch

...during what was meant to be a short trip.Overnighting near a steaming volcanic crater in a vessel weighing less than a compact car was not what any of the trio wanted, but it was a circumstance each had thought about before it occurred. Their foresight...
State Briefs

...Castellina, superintendent of Kenai Fjords National Park. The close call occurred June 18, when chunks as large as compact cars fell where the three visitors had just been standing, Castellina said. The glacier also calved on Saturday. Earlier...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...officials and state troopers reported: Driving while intoxicated: After a report of an accident between a city bus and a compact car about 9 p.m. Saturday on West 10th Street, police arrested the driver of the car, Molly A. Brooks, 53, on a...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...apparently cannot, while sitting in the driver's seat, see all the way to either end of the vehicle. I drive a compact car, and on a number of occasions I have found myself trapped behind a Subdivision backing directly toward me, its massive...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the entrance to Switzer Village. Their drivers' licenses were also revoked until they turn 21. A large truck hit a compact car driven by a 33-year-old man on Glacier Highway near Mapco and drove away at 7 a.m. Tuesday. The car sustained...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...possible drunken driver shortly after 6 p.m., said Sgt. Paul Honeman. Minutes later, witnesses watched as the compact car crossed over a concrete median. The car clipped a tractor-trailer and then rammed head-on into the crane, owned...
FBI: Alaska bank worker stuffed $4.3M into boxes, rolled cash out of vault and fled to Mexico

...000. The cab driver then drove Valenzuela to the home of Bindas' sister. The next morning, they bought a used compact car from a dealer in Auburn, Wash., and drove south, intending to visit Valenzuela's uncle somewhere in the Mexican...
Man indicted in Seward Highway crash death

...had a blood alcohol content nearly four times above the legal limit July 26 when his truck crashed head-on into a compact car, killing Ann Knofel and seriously injuring Bruce Knofel. Witnesses told troopers they saw Lorah fishing on the Kenai...


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