Arts benefactor donates $100K

...home to play with a territory band that toured western states by bus in the 1940s and early 1950s. He settled in the Black Hills of South Dakota for a time and organized a successful band. They started making money and Maas was in the midst of building...
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Soldotna wins third-straight football championship

...touchdown on a swing play.On the very next offensive play for North Pole, DeAundre Campbell fumbled the ball, leaving Sage Hill to recover on the Patriots 18-yard line. Immediately after that, Furlong took a well-designed bootleg to the right, scoring...
Police blotter for Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

...Jonathan Boltjes, 32, David Davis, 32, and James Carteeti, 34, was contacted for smoking marijuana in the park on Telephone Hill. All three were cited and released for misconduct in the sixth degree. Fraud? At 8:20 p.m. Friday, the Juneau Police...
What's in Bloom: Prepping primula

With signs of winter in the high hills and trees dropping their leaves all around town, one would think that plants are done for the year. This photo of Primula concholoba...
Police & Fire for Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

...At 2:24 p.m. Tuesday, the Juneau Police Department investigated a report of a burglary in the 3000 block of Blueberry Hill Road.? At 9:24 a.m. Wednesday, JPD investigated a reported burglary in the 5300 block of Commercial Boulevard.Criminal...
Water main breaks on Douglas

...Creek Bridge to John Street," Duncan said. "All the people in Douglas right now are living off the water pressure from Crow Hill Reservoir."It's a tricky fix because it's "a funky little valve cluster... in a real tight space," he said.He...
Page to stage JDHS set to present story of "Pride & Prejudice"

...Bingley, Liana Porter-Bell as Miss Bingley, Keely Ewing as Charlotte, Abigail Hoy as Lady Lucas, Malcolm Lumba as Mr. Hill, Arianna Paul as Lady Catherine De Bourgh and Jared Vance as Mr. Wickham.Moore designed the set, drawing inspiration from...
My Turn: Koch Brothers have a history of hurting Alaska

...Brothers have a record of hurting Alaska. They shuttered the Flint Hills refinery, eliminating 80 Alaska jobs. That refinery closure...refused to say anything about the Koch's role in closing Flint Hills and was unable to answer a reporter's question about how much...
Alaska Science Forum: Fire on the mountain near the Yukon River

...Yukon-Charley volcano." Though he was joking, the steaming hill could pass for a summit surrounding the Valley of 10,000 Smokes...the mountain had higher temperatures than the surrounding hills and boreal forest."The area has had elevated temperatures...
Police blotter for Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

...46-year-old man driving a full-size truck reported a red SUV ran into the back of his vehicle on Egan Drive near Vanderbilt Hill Road and continued without stopping. The man reported he was driving at 55 mph when the vehicle struck him from behind. Investigation...


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