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The guns of August reach Alaska

Armored cars, automatic rifles, gas masks and grenade launchers.This is not Iraq. This is Ferguson, Missouri. It's also Juneau, Anchorage, Fairbanks, Ketchikan...
Anchorage couple celebrates 70 years of marriage

...if one day Japanese soldiers might be walking the streets of Anchorage. They had black-out drills. People carried gas masks. Young people thought differently, Molly said. They didn't live together before they married."You have to have...
House panel restricts funding for abortions

...Alaska abortions were for cases of rape or incest. "I am not sure why the Centers for Disease Control is not up here with gas masks and rubber suits trying to figure out why women in this state can't be pregnant here without having some horrible medical...
A tearful welcome home for a Marine

...though, and it took out the windshields of the convoy's vehicles, sending Thomas and the troops grasping for their gas masks and running for the bomb shelter. But once she had calmed down and realized she was still in one piece, Thomas said...
The price of being powered up all day

...their every needs and wishes. And if that means ignoring the thick blue smog hovering over our town and yet still being able to drive to North Douglas, then I guess I can sell out too. How much are gas masks these days? Bud Curtis Douglas
State Briefs

...hasn't seen an unusual spike in gun sales either, but two people in Florida called his store wanting to buy gas masks. "I don't carry gas masks," Buell said. "Nor do I have any available to me at this time." 'New norm' in Juneau Airport vehicle...
Take voting seriously

...but we do not vote. The people overseas who are jeering at our loss of life and who have scared many of us into buying gas masks and other such devices would laugh even harder to hear about this. So, I would recommend you think about why you have...
State faces bioterrorism questions

...effective only if the disease is diagnosed early and treated immediately, she said. The state also advised against buying gas masks, saying such a device would offer too little too late in a surprise chemical attack. The state is telling people it...
Bio-weapons tested in state

...poisons. Military personnel exposed to weapons agents would have worn protective gear, the Pentagon says, although the gas masks and suits used at the time were far less sophisticated than those in use today. Troops involved in biological weapons...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...also reported problems with revelers in other cities statewide. In some instances, youngsters wore surgical masks, gas masks and bandanas to ward off tear gas. Bars in downtown Denver emptied as the game ended and fans started bonfires and set...


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