Jimmy Carter says he feels fine, keeps busy despite cancer October, and is undergoing treatment on cancer found in his liver and brain. But he was sure-footed on the construction site as he moved from one task to another.Arriving ahead of schedule, Carter installed a hammer, measuring tape and...
Nation and World
Panamax dock materials arrive in downtown Juneau

...barricades that usually accompany cruise ships in port. Until then, however, the dock will be blocked off as a construction site.This is the first phase of the $54.5 million panamax dock project, which was funded by the State Commercial...
Syrian refugees' misery fuels desperation to reach Europe

...population. But there are no formal camps here, so unofficial encampments have cropped up in fields or abandoned construction sites. While somewhat better-off refugees find other accommodations, the poorest end up in the encampments, relying...
Nation and World
Few jobs and little hope, but rural Russia sticks with Putin

...rely on the food grown in their gardens.The main difference is that many young men now go to Moscow to work on construction sites or as security guards in one of the dozens of shopping malls. "Half of Galich goes to Moscow," Shatunov said...
Nation and World
Two bodies recovered from Sitka landslide

...second body after discovering the fist one late Wednesday night.The body found Thursday was recovered from the construction site downhill from where devastating slides carrying entire trees and tons of mud originated on Harbor Mountain.Jeremy...
State | Local
Amid heavy rainfall, Sitka officials suspend search for body

...and Ulises Diaz were found in the debris of logs and muck earlier this week. They were painting a new house at a construction site when the landslides struck.Searchers were still looking for city building official William Stortz.According to...
State | Local
Update: 1 body recovered, 2 still missing after Sitka landslide

...having the consistency of pudding - swept over a construction site, officials said Thursday.Two adult brothers and...fellow Sitka residents."Some residents near the construction site and at a downslope neighborhood were allowed to return...
Capitol flag thieves turn themselves in

...area after the theft.The trio were caught on the Capitol building's security cameras breaking into the Capitol construction site at about 1 a.m. July 31. Legislative Affairs Agency Chief of Security Steve Daigle emailed footage from those cameras...
Three men scale Capitol, steal flags three men walking down the street and breaking through the chain-link fence that blocks access to the Capitol construction site. The second video shows them leaving the same site.The photos quickly made the rounds on social media. Juneau...
Why Alaskans should read Alaska Quarterly Review

...while you sit at your kid's hockey practice, or while waiting for pilot cars to escort you through summer highway construction sites. When everyone else is thumbing through their phones, be the one flipping through Alaska Quarterly Review...


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