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Slumping oil prices means widened budget gap

...several years, hovering in the low-$100 range, and starting the current fiscal year at a healthy $111.56 per barrel. In June, prices hit $113 per barrel, the highest in nine months. Just four months later, a barrel of oil is $30 cheaper. It was...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-24/slumping-oil-prices-means-widened-budge
State
Seattle Police: 2 dead, including gunman, in school attack

...spokeswoman in Seattle, said the agency had personnel on their way to the scene to help authorities with the investigation.Another shooting occurred June 5 at Seattle Pacific University, where a gunman killed one student and wounded two others.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-24/seattle-police-2-dead-including-gunman-
State
Wrangell doctor indicted for child porn

...possession of the illegal images on the day of his arrest and that he had distributed an image depicting child pornography on June 5, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Alaska.The release states that distributing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-23/wrangell-doctor-indicted-child-porn
Local
Fairbanks schools won't suspend recruitment

...the Anchorage district announcement. Lt. Col. Lee Knowles, part of the Guard's Recruiting and Retention Battalion since June 2012, said it was regrettable that the district had taken the stance based on a media report.Mat-Su Superintendent Deena...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-22/fairbanks-schools-wont-suspend-recruitm
State
Fairbanks schools won't suspend military recruitment

...the Anchorage district announcement. Lt. Col. Lee Knowles, part of the Guard's Recruiting and Retention Battalion since June 2012, said it was regrettable that the district had taken the stance based on a media report.Mat-Su Superintendent Deena...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-23/fairbanks-schools-wont-suspend-military
State
Young apologizes after suicide comment

...colorful - sometimes offensive - quips, and has made headlines recently more for gaffes than policy.The House Ethics Committee in June rebuked Young after finding that he had violated House rules by using campaign funds for personal trips and accepting improper...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-23/young-apologizes-after-suicide-comment
State
US Rep. Don Young apologizes after suicide comment

...colorful - sometimes offensive - quips, and has made headlines recently more for gaffes than policy.The House Ethics Committee in June rebuked Young after finding that he had violated House rules by using campaign funds for personal trips and accepting improper...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-22/us-rep-don-young-apologizes-after-suici
State
Ferry Malaspina rescues one as two drown in sinking Canadian landing craft

...dive to learn the cause of the sinking.This isn't the first time the Malaspina has been involved in a dramatic rescue. In June 2011, the Malaspina was a mile outside Skagway when people on board heard cries for help from a hiker who had fallen off a steep...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-20/ferry-malaspina-rescues-one-two-drown-s
State
Pistorius sentencing: What it means

...said. "As a family, we are ready to support and guide Oscar as he serves his sentence."Steenkamp's parents, Barry and June, also indicated that they were satisfied with the five-year sentence.PUBLIC REACTIONThe South African public has followed...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-22/pistorius-sentencing-what-it-means
Sports
Man charged with vandalizing wildflower meadow

...Bob Frates, Kenai Parks and Recreation director, said the city seeded the meadow for the first time in late May or early June. The seeding created thousands of blooms of red, pink, white, purple and gold.The wildflowers each season lose about 30...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-17/man-charged-vandalizing-wildflower-mead
State

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