Letter: Begich served proudly as mayor and now as senator

...I've lived in Anchorage for almost 40 years and the city wasn't always the thriving city it is today. When Mark took office, Anchorage was facing a staggering debt of $33 million. He took that challenge head on, working tirelessly with Assembly...
Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater

...that would lead us to continue the search for the time being," Petty Officer Shawn Eggert of District 17's Public Affairs Office said in a phone interview.Coast Guard officials expressed condolences to Keithahn's family, saying the decision to suspend...
Arts calendar

...FRIDAY, Sept. 19Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.Organ concert, noon, State Office Building.SEAGLA Friday Social, 6-8 p.m., Rockwell. Dan Hopson's classical guitar, 7-9 p.m., Gold Room, Baranof...
My Turn: Juneau's tennis tragedy

...eliminating the pros and charging extra for tennis. It changed the entrance. One used to enter by a lively pro shop, the office of the friendly pro and a cafe and tennis viewing area full of happy members. Now the entrance is sterile and uninviting...
Pure Sole: Dear Mr. Corbus

...district prior to TMHS being built.Coaches salaries (it is a negotiated agreement) and benefits, incidentals to keep the offices running, hosting home events and paying for travel came to roughly $850,000 last year.Teams have a set number of trips...
Update: State seeks to intervene in timber lawsuits

...environmental groups against a proposed timber sale by the U.S. Forest Service on Prince of Wales Island.Gov. Sean Parnell's office on Monday announced the state's request to the U.S. District Court in the three cases, including one that challenges the...
My Turn: Governor fails to meet his own principles on 'Choose Respect'

...completed by the National Guard Bureau Office of Complex Investigations were released...their duties immediately. Anyone in the Office of the Governor complicit with the inaction...campaign, but as the report from the Office of Complex Investigations details in the...
No sign of missing Auke Bay boater

...and will pick up again at first light today, said Coast Guard Petty Officer Shawn Eggert of District 17's Public Affairs Office."As long as we believe there's a chance, or we have information that we believe might help us find him, we're going...
Soldotna man dies after pinned under 4-wheeler

...Waterhole Trail and was trying to avoid deep mud by high-marking a muddy hill.According to troopers, the vehicle slid on top of Burns, who was not wearing a helmet.The body was transported to the state medical examiner's office.
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