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Not guilty plea from teen in fire that killed 2

...Seattle burn hospital. He appeared in court Tuesday wearing anti-scarring compression gloves, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported (http://is.gd/NzMZSb ).Judge Bethany Harbison determined Groppel met the financial requirements for a court-appointed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-10/not-guilty-plea-teen-fire-killed-2
State
Parnell passes on pot ahead of November vote

...marijuana by those 21 years of age or older."I'm not excited about the prospect," he told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner during an editorial board meeting. "I think we're not sending the right message to our kids."Voters in Colorado and Washington...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-09/parnell-passes-pot-ahead-november-vote
State
Fourth of July run explodes with racers

...parked cars and revelers traveling to and from the Douglas events. Of course the original Douglas race featured an abundance of miners and their families in the field. At one point the races matched the latest effort, even reaching a high of 200 athletes...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-06/fourth-july-run-explodes-racers
Sports
Alaska Editorial: Senate event sees meaningful contrasts among contenders.

The following editorial first appeared in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: Thursday's debate between Republican hopefuls for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Sen. Mark Begich was a meaningful...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-01/alaska-editorial-senate-event-sees-me
Opinion
Alaska Editorial: Fairbanks youth homeless shelter provides vital service for wayward teens

The following editorial first appeared in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: Along with melting snow, spring this year brought the opening of a long-awaited Fairbanks resource: a shelter aimed at providing...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-03/alaska-editorial-fairbanks-youth-home
Opinion
Flooding threat tips to southeast Alaska

...Fairbanks, Goldstream Creek flooded late Thursday night, rising from a trickle to six feet in 24 hours, the Daily News-Miner reported.The rising water lifted a 20-foot homemade bridge homeowners used to cross the creek and floated it down the creek...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-06/flooding-threat-tips-southeast-alaska
State
Rain, lack of sun a problem for Fairbanks growers

...broccoli and cucumbers by this time of the year."I don't have any of that stuff yet," he said.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports farmers are also complaining of flooded fields that make it difficult to use machinery."The water has been quite...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-06/rain-lack-sun-problem-fairbanks-growers
State
Pure Sole: I can toss an egg

...athletic shortcomings earlier in the day.Think back to roughly 116 years ago.Harrisburg's hard-working prospectors and miners had little relief from the mines.They had visions of grandeur when arriving in the wilderness on the heels of Joe Juneau and...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-03/i-can-toss-egg
Sports
Friendly competition continues at annual Gold Rush Days

For the past four years, Kensington miners Eddie Petrie and Jesse Stringer have contended...weekend is that it brings together the miners from both Kensington and Greens Creek...Although the event is billed as a "miners and loggers competition," anyone can...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-18/friendly-competition-continues-annual-g
Local
Alaska Editorial: Conversations about Alaska alcohol abuse, DUI issues is overdue

The following editorial first appeared in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: The death of Healy resident Gitte Stryhn as she biked to work early Thursday morning wasn't the first tragedy of its type...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-19/alaska-editorial-conversations-about-
Opinion

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