Search for missing family comes to grim end

KENAI - A nearly yearlong search for a missing Alaska family has come to a grim end with the discovery of four bodies, a dead dog and a handgun just off a trail in a rural area near the family's home.Authorities...
Alaska leads nation in rapes per capita

...capita last year, according to statistics released by the FBI, and a revised definition of the crime means the numbers are grimmer than before.The FBI in data collected from Alaska law enforcement agencies counted 922 rapes last year, a rate of 125...
UN tally of Ebola deaths passes 10,000, most in West Africa

GENEVA - The World Health Organization marked a grim milestone Thursday in the biggest-ever Ebola outbreak, estimating that the virus had killed over 10,000 people, mostly in...
New US climate report dire, but offers hope warming's serious effects are already here and getting worse, the Obama administration warned on Tuesday in the grimmest, most urgent language on climate change ever to come out of any White House. But amid the warnings, scientists and government...
Walker's opening choices are hard ones

...coming into the governor's office faced with high expectations for a renewed spirit of bipartisanship in Alaska politics and the grim reality of plunging oil prices and gaping budget holes.Walker knows the months ahead will not be easy, but he said it doesn't...
Why you should care about latest govt budget fight

...that's a party that's going to be dead."____COMIC RELIEFThe budget battle sounds kind of like a movie called "Grim and Grimmer." But even downer movies usually have some comic relief.Sure enough, comics are finding some laughs in the government's...
Chinook research funding a casualty of Walker budget cuts

...budget cutting, and a vital research project for king salmon is on the slab.As petroleum prices dive and Alaska finances look grim, the Chinook Salmon Research Initiative is one of many items Walker cut from former Gov. Sean Parnell's proposed capital...
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Australian ski coach adjusts to life in Central Alaska

...Fairbanks from Australia?Meet 28-year-old Nick Grimmer.Grimmer moved to Fairbanks from Australia six months ago after...know there is snow, much less skiing, in Australia. Grimmer is here to tell you different."It's much better...
Alaska Digest

...immediate reports of buildings damaged. Julie Grimmer, assistant dispatch coordinator for the...received the call shortly after 5 p.m., Grimmer said. It was not immediately known how...dock, below the Ketchikan Mining Co., Grimmer said. A portion of the dock was roped...
Outside editorial: Too big to mail?

...has been in a nosedive for seven years. It plummeted 14.9 percent in the last quarter alone, outpacing the service's grimmest forecasts. Postal officials blame the economy. But the recession has only accelerated a transition to newer forms of communication...


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