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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...
Hatcheries may not be able to turn out ready-to-catch trout, chinook

...Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Matanuska Lake, Lake Lucille and Long Lake receive fish. Around Anchorage, the department stocks Jewel Lake, Delong Lake, Sand Lake and Mirror Lake with fish from the hatcheries. The hatcheries would not completely shut down...
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...
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...
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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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...
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Federal prosecutors seek death penalty against Joshua Wade

...the death penalty for Wade, who is charged with killing Schloss, a nurse practitioner who lived next door to him in Jewel Lake the summer of 2007. They say his motive was money and have evidence he used her ATM card after she was dead to withdraw...
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...
Property tax revolt leader once relied on welfare Germany in 1944 and came to Alaska in the mid 1960s. He tried land development in the early 1980s, first in the Jewel Lake area of Anchorage and later in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough. At one time, he owned a dozen pieces of property...
"Choose Respect" student poster contest now open

...along with the Choose Respect marches in March 2013. The winner's classroom will win an ice cream party sponsored by Jewel Lake Tastee Freez, anywhere in Alaska. For more information, contact Erin Patterson-Sexson at 907-269-7450 or erin...


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