Soldotna woman arrested for driving drunk with 5 kids in car

...driving drunk with five children in the car.KTUU-TV reported that troopers say they stopped the 33-year-old woman for an equipment violation just before 1 a.m. Monday morning.She is being held on $3,000 bail and charged with DUI and five counts...
Questions arise about neighborhood where slide killed 144

...closer to the river - have been flooded, suggesting that anyone trapped inside would have drowned.About 70 pieces of heavy equipment, mainly backhoes, continued to battle with the huge mound of earth, estimated to contain 3 million cubic yards (meters...
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My Turn: Reasons to be excited for ski season

...for Eaglecrest's operations. Eaglecrest plans to be more aggressive about making snow this year, having augmented the equipment available for this by one-third. Since the road to the top of the mountain was built a few years ago, more and more of...
Mudslide causes temporary closure

...trees began to build up.Mattice said the park officially reopened around 11 a.m. Wednesday after street crews used heavy equipment to clear the area near Wire Street, Old Glacier Highway and the Twin Lakes parking lot.Juneau's downtown area has also...
Photo: Buoys anchored in channel

...anchored two large buoys in Juneau Harbor Tuesday. The Manson employees working on the project will be "mooring their equipment barges as needed to them," according to Dave Borg, harbor master for Docks and Harbors. The buoys are not in the navigational...
VW the latest in long history of cheating car companies

...Act in 1970, major manufacturers of cars, trucks and heavy equipment have been busted for using what regulators call "defeat devices...heavy-duty diesel engines used in big trucks and earth-moving equipment after testing showed they used computer programing to pass...
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Auke Bay playground revamp gains momentum

...on the yards drainage, and new playground equipment or refurbishing of existing equipment was not included due to exhausted funds elsewhere...achieved with this reallocation."Playground equipment is unbelievably expensive," she said...
Obama, Putin clash on Syria's future

...with weapons.In fact, Russia has appeared to deepen its support for Assad in recent weeks, sending additional military equipment and troops with the justification that it is helping the government fight the Islamic State. The military buildup has confounded...
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In year of diplomatic wins, Obama still dogged by Syria of Assad, is entering the chaos.Ahead of Putin's arrival in New York, the Russian president sent more military equipment and troops to Syria. He called on the leaders gathered at the U.N. to rally around Assad, portraying him as the only...
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...modernize peacekeeping, which increasingly faces threats from extremist groups while being severely stretched in personnel and equipment.Other issues at the center of this week's discussions include the refugee and migrant crisis, the largest since the upheaval...
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