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Flipping Douglas Island

...Smaller animals call the area home: There are river otters, ermine and mink.The land on the backside of Douglas has been disturbed only by a few cabins on private property, and hunters and trappers looking for their seasonal harvest.For centuries, the...
Disturbed man tased, taken into custody

A man police described as "emotionally disturbed" was tased and taken into protective custody Sunday.According to police, officers received a report of a man who may have jumped...
My Turn: Parnell committed to protecting those in the Alaska National Guard

As an Alaskan, a mother, and First Lady who cares deeply about our families and our future, I was disturbed to learn about the very serious problems in the Alaska National Guard.We're all deeply concerned about the revelations of wrong-doing...
Dog owner demands answers after pug is electrocuted

...His response was, 'Well, you can take that up with the city attorney,'" she said.Buchanan said she was deeply "disturbed" by the incident and later went to the JPD station to request the police records into the case. She was not arrested and...
Skating late

...stick throws a bizarre echo off the far corners of the Treadwell Ice Arena on Wednesday morning.It is a soothing rhythm, disturbed only by the sudden loud thwack of hard rubber against Plexiglas or iron as slap shots search for a quilted buffer inside the...
Transboundary mine presentations to be held in Juneau, four other SE communities

...waste that would ultimately drain into key salmon rivers, such as the Taku, Stikine and Unuk. These groups became further disturbed after an earthen dam burst at the Mount Polley Mine site in central British Columbia in August, releasing huge amounts of...
My Turn: Sullivan fought to silence Alaskans

...without even giving Alaskans an opportunity to provide input. Hence, the "Silencing Alaskans Act."Alaskans were equally disturbed with Sullivan when he tried, through HB 77, to deprive individual Alaskans of the right to reserve water for purposes of...
Powerful earthquake rattles large swath of state

...ground.Warburton shrugged off the quake. "I went through the one in '64 - this is nothing," she said.The rumbling disturbed a news conference for U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan, who was receiving formal support from the U.S. Chamber of...
Tern colonies failed this year near Mendenhall, South Sawyer glaciers

...she said. She also pointed to several studies in which nesting colonies of migratory sea birds, including terns, were disturbed much more than what ADF&G did this summer, with no negative effects. Blundell also provided numerous scientific studies...
My Turn: Governor fails to meet his own principles on 'Choose Respect'

...right and moral course of action. Unfortunately, both of those necessities are absent. Like many Alaskans, we are deeply disturbed by the inadequate response from the Governor. If Parnell desires real change, he should release the full OCI report immediately...


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