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New boat guidelines near glacial fjords

...has published updated guidelines for marine vessels entering tidewater glacier areas. Studies found the previous guidelines disturbed harbor seals, which use the areas as nurseries for their pups. Pups are especially sensitive to disturbance and, when flushed...
'The conversation we're stuck with'

...mental health programs, but not always as aggressively as advocates and victims' families had hoped.In Connecticut, after disturbed gunman Adam Lanza shot 20 children and six educators in Newtown, some new mental health services for high-risk populations...
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Empire Editorial: Sometimes, more is better

...more guided tours in the area will only translate to more footsteps on our trails, more opportunities for wildlife to be disturbed and more strain on existing facilities. Yet, we see more good than bad in the change. We're glad to see the Forest Service...
Afghanistan says US strikes destroy its Islamic State branch the Islamic State affiliate and its work directly aided the U.S. airstrikes."Daesh activities have been totally disturbed here and it is not easy for them to replace all these high-ranking figures any time soon," he said.Meanwhile Saturday...
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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...
Dirt Girl: Killing is gardening move the seedlings later in the season, you'll find differences in their outer appearance. Carrots that have been disturbed tend to have more thin roots going off the taproot, giving it a hairy appearance. The taste is still okay to me, but my...
Hoonah wins double murder lawsuit

...a lawsuit that alleged it was partly responsible for the 2010 shooting deaths of two Hoonah police officers by a mentally disturbed man.A Juneau jury hearing the case announced the verdict in favor of the city at 3 p.m. Monday after almost two weeks...
Agents likely drunk in W.H. incident

...lawmakers.In a statement Wednesday, the agency's third director in less than three years said he was "disappointed and disturbed at the apparent lack of judgment described in this report. Behavior of the type described in the report is unacceptable and...
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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...

...had been lurking in a waterway on the 11th hole, he said."He landed his ball near the water and as he's done that he disturbed a ... crocodile," Coate told ABC."When he went up to the crocodile, it's bitten him," Coate said.The Department...
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