Homeowners' Easter surprise is a house fire

Capital City Fire and Rescue extinguished a fire at a Mendenhall Valley home on Easter Sunday that began inside a plastic coffee container.The fire caused about $3,000 in damage to the insured home at 9446 Carroll...
State to appeal setnet initiative ruling

...Anchorage Superior Court Judge Catherine Easter overturned Treadwell's decision, and...the 2016 ballot.The state will appeal Easter's ruling. Department of Law Assistant...expected the state Supreme Court to affirm Easter's decision.Singer has said previously...
In memory of Merrill's Marauder Matsumoto

...She has lived in Alaska since 1979 and calls Juneau home. Her father died two weeks before his 101st birthday just after Easter Sunday this year. He lived just long enough to celebrate the achievements of Merrill's Marauders one last time.Fumi said...
94 in Alaska? Weather extremes tied to erratic jet stream

...March. That was followed by the winter of 2012-13 when nor'easters seemed to queue up to strike the same coastal areas repeatedly...and snowier weather in places like Chicago and caused nor'easters in New England, Francis said.But for true extremes, nothing...
My Turn: Climate impact report only useful for kindling

...on to say that there has been no long-term increase in hurricane landfalls, tornadoes, thunderstorms, droughts, Nor'easters, heat waves or cold waves. Dr. Stanley Goldenberg, of the Hurricane Research Division of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
Couple finds, answers 9-year-old message in bottle

...The next morning, in fog, they rowed a Zodiac to shore to search the beach. The inlet opens to the northeast, so nor'easters have thrown lots of stuff up onto the shore at its head, Sarafin said. He was combing another part of the beach when Salvoni...
Some SeaWorld mammals live longer in captivity

...reported a 13 percent attendance decrease in the first quarter of the year, but the company said the decline was because the Easter holiday fell in the second quarter this year, pushing back spring break vacations.Even as conditions improve in captivity...
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Around Town for Friday, April 4

Bunny Hope 5k/1 mile run and Easter Egg hunt, Riverbend Elementary covered court. Registration at 9 a.m., race starts at 10 a.m. $20 for 6th graders and...
Playing the victim

I volunteered my vagina for the sake of sexual assault victims.During Easter brunch, a friend of mine, a nurse at Bartlett Regional Hospital, said they were looking for volunteers for their Sexual Assault...
Huggins: Late Saturday target to finish work

...lawmakers are aiming to complete their work by Saturday night.Sunday is the scheduled end of the 90-day session, but that's Easter. Legislative leaders have said they'd like to complete their work before then, if possible.There are several major pieces...
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