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Joseph Washington Betit

...became a first lieutenant on August 30, 1945. He served as Assistant Inspector General in Eighth Army Headquarters in the Far East Command (Japan and Korea) from September 1949 to September 1952. He then served a year at First Army Headquarters...
Winter storm warning issued for Juneau; 8-14 inches of snow expected

...outer Gulf coast or die out completely, Lam said. This time, a front over Southeast Alaska is drawing the showers farther east, through Icy Strait and toward the Coast Range and Juneau.Juneau is at just the right spot for heavy snowfall, Lam...
Coast Guard studies shipping lanes for Bering Sea routes

...S. West Coast.The proposed Bering Sea route covers 730 miles, taking a path farther west of Nunivak Island and farther east of St. Lawrence Island than most ships use now. The route can guarantee that boats will be in at least 60 feet of...
Village seeks to reunite with Russian relatives

...coordinated by a travel company, Anchorage-based Circumpolar Expeditions, which focuses on western Alaska and the Russian Far East. One of the main goals is to travel to Chukotka communities with Diomede elders next year to visit relatives, according...
Thousands of migrants surge into Slovenia

...richer European Union countries such as Germany, Austria or Sweden.This could leave thousands stranded in Croatia and further east and south in Serbia and Macedonia - the countries on the so-called Balkan migrant corridor. The Hungarian border...
Nation and World
Grizzlies kill more Montana livestock than in all 2014

...of 2014, not counting the 22 cattle lost this year to bears that have not yet been claimed.One report came from as far east as Floweree, Montana, about 100 miles northeast of Helena, George Edwards of the Montana Livestock Loss Board said...
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Bear snags chickens from coop

...Ken Marsh, the agency's public information officer, said the bears have been spotted as far west as Nikiski and as far east as Hope.Lynne Skogstad, who has homes in Hope and Government Hill, said she watched the group of bears walk into the...
Japan's secret campaign against the U.S.

...were killed by a balloon. The records I used for my research were all declassified in the 1970s. Q: What was the farthest east that one of the balloons made it in the U.S.?Coen: Farmington, Michigan. The farthest north was Alaska and...
State | Local
Educator Spotlight: Janna Lelchuk

...awards were from two of Alaska's governors: Walter Hickel and Tony Knowles, for helping to connect Alaska and Russian Far East back in 1990s. Another important one was a national award from Moscow, Russia in 2012: "Laureate of Artiada of Russia...
The forgotten battle for Alaska

...unanswered question is: If the Japanese had not attacked Hawaii and had only attacked British and Dutch possessions in the Far East, would the U.S. have gone to war?After Hawaii, Admiral Yamamoto swept across the Pacific with his fleets and knocked...


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