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Anchorage mayor names new homeless coordinator

...has been vacant since 2012.Berkowitz says Anchorage's growing homeless population is putting a strain on fire and police departments, which respond to emergency situations related to the homeless. He says the city has the capacity to help...
My Turn: Old school was called typing - NOT keyboarding or word processing. I remember we had a sticker on our phone for the fire and police department because 911 didn't exist. My typing teacher taught me how to type a letter with modified block, mixed punctuation...
What was the holdup?

Despite 50 fewer acts and a shortened route, the Juneau Fourth of July parade was more than 30 minutes longer this year than last year, coming in at about two hours. The pace has prompted criticism from some participants and spectators.
City showed compassion

...compassion regarding the downtown fire, I felt a response was definitely in order. First, I want to commend the fire and police departments for their outstanding efforts. They did a great job in containing and extinguishing the fire and in keeping...
My Turn: Juneau's disaster preparedness grows with planning

As the Emergency Programs Manager for City and Borough of Juneau (CBJ), I would like to respond to questions we've received about how our Homeland Security grants are spent.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Petersburg to Ketchikan, Fisher said, and left Ketchikan on Sunday as Flight 65. Staff at Petersburg's fire and police departments said they were not alerted to the problem. Federal Aviation Administration staff also said they were not notified...
Thank You

...for the help your staff gives to my staff in keeping our building safe and pleasant thank you. To the Juneau Fire and Police departments, for keeping us safe and unafraid - thank you. To the Alaska Commission on Aging, for all your support...
A friend saved

...the policemen and firemen helped me chase him down, which took some time. I think we ought to appreciate our Fire and Police Department more for the little things that they do in addition to their police and fire-fighting duties. In my case...
Cause of Hoonah mill fire still under investigation

...morning explosion and subsequent fire destroyed the main building of the mill Thursday morning. The Hoonah fire and police departments responded late Thursday evening to a subsequent flare-up at the site. "The fire department contained the...
Word of mouth

...Tourism in Juneau, although only five months long benefits everyone. Tourism yields tax revenues for schools, fire and police departments, hospitals, libraries, as well as summer jobs, and supports many community-wide businesses. Reduce this...


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