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Begich speech focuses on job creation

...Democratic U.S. Senator Mark Begich said he remembers driving through the Kenai Peninsula...best of shape.In a return to the area, he shared some insight into his congressional...of Alaska's long-term development. He called Monday's announcement of ConocoPhillips...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-18/begich-speech-focuses-job-creation
State
Parnell handles range of questions in online town hall

...would "kill" oil production.During an online town hall Wednesday evening, he also said he personally opposes the legalization of marijuana for recreational use. But he said if a ballot initiative on that issue passes this year, the state would...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-18/parnell-handles-range-questions-online-
State | AK legislature
Sullivan brings in $1.4M in first quarter

...more money during the first quarter than he previously reported.The summary of his...with the Federal Election Commission showed he brought in $1.4 million between January...Sullivan had raised over $1.3 million. He had about $2 million available.Fillings...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-18/sullivan-brings-14m-first-quarter
State
After hung jury, Kowalski won't be retried for first-degree murder

...Washington. They could not decide whether he shot her intentionally and deadlocked on...previous statements to law enforcement that he and Perry were in Room 10 of Yakutat's...their window that they thought was a bear. He grabbed the shotgun for protection and went...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-18/after-hung-jury-kowalski-wont-be-retrie
Local
Attendance light at Thursday superintendent search meeting

...Wednesday night at Juneau-Douglas High School - the search team has had good discussions and gotten useful feedback, he said. He said he didn't yet know how many people they'd spoken with on their visit, but about five teachers and district staff...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-18/attendance-light-thursday-superintenden
Local
JPD searches for parolee on the lam

...highlighting its search for Nicholas Alexander DeTemple after he fled from police earlier this month.According to a press...Passat on April 6 near the airport. When DeTemple realized he was spotted, he sped off, nearly striking the officer with his car...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-18/jpd-searches-parolee-lam
Local
Juneau runners prepare for Boston Marathon

...near the finish line on Boylston Street. He had finished that race in two hours and...this year's Boston Marathon in December. He and son Zachary Bursell, who is running...running consistently," Bursell said. "He really pushed me that day and he was a great...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-04-18/juneau-runners-prepare-boston-marathon
Sports
Legislature confirms fish board incumbents

...Rep. Bill Stoltze, R-Chugiak, said he objected to the confirmation of Sue Jeffrey...and John Jensen, of Petersburg, because he had heard that someone was going to object...not confirm former member Vince Webster. He was confirmed earlier this legislative session...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-18/legislature-confirms-fish-board-incumbe
State
Bears emerging from slumber

...Division of Wildlife Conservation, said he's received about five to seven calls about waking bears Juneau-something he says is normal for the season.Black bears...lions share of local bears have emerged," he said. "Bear season is here. The bears...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-18/bears-emerging-slumber
Outdoors
Tourism expected to hold the line in 2014

...formerly the Alaska Cruise Association, said he is expecting 972,000 cruise visitors to...added an expense of $150 per passenger.He said several of the other major cruise lines...rather than mandating the expensive fuel," he said.After Anchorage saw no cruise ships...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-18/tourism-expected-hold-line-2014
State | Local

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