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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...
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...
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...
Off the Beaten Path: Stories told in tracks

...and I busted trail up into the eerie fog. The alpine world was oddly placid and no signs of life, be it bird or track, disturbed its white monotony. I looked back at our path cutting up the mountain and thought how each track contained a history and...
My Turn: Embrace challenges, rewards of being an Arctic nation

...non-Arctic residents, the Arctic is a pristine, untouched environment that, like a snow globe on a shelf, must not be disturbed. It may come as news to some, but the Arctic is home to approximately four million people, and humans have been living...
Native leaders address police brutality allegation

...they're aware of police mistreating Alaska Natives.Orutsararmiut Native Council president Gloria Simeon said the board is very disturbed by a recent complaint filed against an officer in the hub town of nearly 6,300 people, about 400 miles west of Anchorage...
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...


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