Man arrested for two burglaries is suspected of seven more

...are still investigating which of the multiple burglaries are connected by evidence. DNA evidence, including any fingerprints lifted off the Red Bulls found at Coppa, are still being analyzed in Anchorage. That can be a lengthy process since the crime lab...
Police make arrest: Burglary wave may have crested

...the businesses.On Monday, Campbell explained the difficulty of processing evidence: Police don't know if the prints they lifted are viable until they are analyzed by the state crime lab in Anchorage, a process that can take months. The lab prioritizes...
Rainy Day Reads: Making us wait

...exactly how much time it takes to write a book: Not so long, but long." Do authors owe us books? Especially when we've lifted them to the top of the bestsellers list and onto the TV screens everywhere? Do we have a right to a timely return on sequels...
Burglary spree spreads remove the back door from its frame to gain entry. Sawdust was piled on the ground, but no fingerprint evidence could be lifted from it."They had gloves on, according to the cops," Santana said glumly. "So they didn't even take any fingerprints...
My Turn: Cracks in the door become the world's foremost oil producer, it stands to eminent reason that the four decades-old crude export ban be lifted in stages too. Protectionist arguments which claim that U.S. oil must be confined within U.S. borders to hold prices...
Alaska Science Forum: Digging up Augustine's top-heavy legacy

...tide, the 20-foot rise of the sea had the same effect as a random high tide. Researchers think perhaps a few kayaks were lifted away and a few shelters were destroyed, but no one was killed.Most of the village of Nanwalek is built on a high terrace...
Off the Beaten Path: The ghost of Allen Hasselborg

...over the water toward it. The bear paused. We studied each other. Instead of fleeing, it walked to the water's edge, and lifted its nose to try to find my scent. The hooting of a male sooty grouse echoed off the low hills above the inlet. I let the bear...
Off the Beaten Path: The Tongass Zone

...of saturation, trees had snapped off in windstorms and giant boulders had recently shifted and fallen. Occasionally the fog lifted, revealing slate-gray clouds swirling over black mountains. The sight inspired an archaic sense of wonder, fear and malaise...
Update: Air emergency in effect in the valley

Update: The air emergency was lifted at 7:55 a.m. today (Dec. 31). For more information, visit
Update: City-wide burn ban lifted

The burn ban across the city and borough of Juneau was lifted as of 3:20 p.m. Monday. Capital City Fire and Rescue said residents may now begin open burning again. The relative humidity...


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