Budget cuts threaten to slow snow plows

...National Weather Service. All three work to keep the community safe, but it's the snow-fighters who are already at work when danger calls. Such was the case Tuesday, but budget cuts at both the state and city level may delay the time it takes to clear some...
Coast Guard studies shipping lanes for Bering Sea routes

...environmentally sensitive Bering Strait, and is prompting concerns among U.S. Coast Guard officials about the potential dangers of a vessel crashing and leaking oil.The Coast Guard is taking steps to plot a shipping route that will help the ships safely...
Review: The sad beauty of 'Cabin, Clearing, Forest'

...that comes from living in a remote place with no roads.Former Juneau resident Zach Falcon has focused on the latter set of dangers in his new book of short stories, "Cabin, Clearing, Forest," released last month by the University of Alaska Press...
Germany-Netherlands match called off shortly before kickoff

...the city.Announcements at the stadium in northern Germany advised people to go home in a calm manner, and that there was no danger to fear. Most fans were still waiting outside when the order to evacuate came about an hour and a half before kickoff.There...
Alaska's high health care costs drive patients out of state

...said a "supply and demand factor plays a role" in higher prices charged by certain specialties.Clinically, there's a danger, too. The possibility of complications from a surgical procedure become more dangerous from afar, Taylor said. "That is...
Search, rescue medic a leader in pot legalization

...on a marijuana farm for $5 an hour. He later moved to trimming and then cloning plants. His uncle was also a grower.The dangers of marijuana preached at his public high school in Oregon never rang true. The marijuana users Emmett knew were decent people...
Arctic drilling complaint clears Legislature

...groups have said drilling could also expose the Arctic to the danger of polluting spills. This year, after spending more than...There's obviously precedent for doing this, but there's a danger in doing this very often," he said.
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Hospital raid video gives rare look at murky Israeli unit

...called Thursday's raid "completely disproportionate," saying that visitors and hospital staff were all put at unnecessary danger.Israel's Shin Bet security agency, which participated in Thursday's raid, said Israel will not allow wanted suspects...
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Police & Fire for Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015

...sounded by an airless paint sprayer, a report of an arcing transformer on a power pole with smoke on Mendenhall Loop Road (no danger to the public, and AEL&P responded), and a report of a porch fire on Hummingbird Lane. Upon arrival, CCFR found that people...
Abuser gets 25 years for harming two girls

...keeping someone in jail well into, with what the state is requesting, his early 80s, a time that he would no longer be a danger as a sexual predator," she said. "By that time, he'll certainly be probably old and frail and not much of a threat to...


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