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Swimmer pulled from Jewel Lake dies

ANCHORAGE - A swimmer pulled from the bottom of Jewel Lake has died. KTUU-TV reports John Negra died Saturday after being taken off life support. A neighbor heard Negra call for help...
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Anchorage residents make run on mosquito products

...mosquito products. It's all bare," said Tim Craig, owner of Anchorage True Value Hardware in the Sand Lake and Jewel Lake neighborhood.Different stores gave different estimates for when new supplies would arrive - anywhere from the end of...
In Anchorage, criticism over a moose fence by airport

...associated with the project will expose their homes to highway noise and cut property values.At a bowling alley in Jewel Lake, more than three dozen people turned out Thursday night to pepper a DOT representative with questions and to convey...
Bullwinkle, meet Bambi...

A young moose looks at a Bambi figurine in the front yard of a Jewel Lake home Wednesday in Anchorage. The moose moved through the neighborhood looking for food.
4-year-old drowns in lake

ANCHORAGE - A 4-year-old boy drowned Sunday night while on a family picnic at Jewel Lake Park near 88th Avenue in Anchorage. Jesse Prather disappeared at about 6:30 p.m. Police, family members and others the lake...
Alaska Briefs

...shot in the head and robbed late Monday night as she arrived at her East Anchorage home. Chong C. Cho, 47, owner of Jewel Lake Mongolian BBQ, was found dead on the garage floor of her residence. Samnann Thach, 20, John Matha, 21, and a 15-year-old...
Anchorage police search for missing woman

ANCHORAGE - Anchorage Police are searching for a woman who disappeared in April. Police said Tuesday the department's homicide unit is looking for 44-year-old Angela Neal Dixiano, who lived near Jewel Lake.
Regional News
Fire chief reprimanded for engine errand

...Mark Hall said he reported his actions to the city manager Tuesday and was then reprimanded. Hall said he called the Jewel Lake fire station captain on Monday and asked for a truck to pick up his daughter from Dimond High School. He apologized...
Murder trial under way in Anchorage

...17-year-old Ashlee Richards, but he disputes the murder charges. He told detectives that Moore pistol-whipped him at his Jewel Lake apartment and that he grabbed his own gun and fired at Moore. Moore collapsed outside the front door. Prosecutors say...
Regional News
New Year's crimes leave three dead in Anchorage

...Richards, 17, and Travis Moore, 23, died soon after the shooting near an apartment complex on Golden Street just east of Jewel Lake Road. Police were called to the scene shortly before 1 a.m. after several shots were fired near the complex following...


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