Helen Marie Schanz

...the daughter of Lester Theodore and Elizabeth Cavill. She passed away September 29, 2015 in Juneau, AK. Helen was the eldest of five children and was educated at the Cavill Country School and Ryegate High School. She married Johnny Schanz on June 4...
16-year-old to be tried as adult in stabbing

TULSA, Okla. - A 16-year-old Oklahoma boy will stand trial as an adult in the stabbing deaths of...delinquent or youthful offender.Michael Bever and his 18-year-old brother Robert Bever are charged with first-degree murder in the...
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Around town for Monday, Oct. 12

Computer Basics, 9 a.m.-11 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry way.Tai Chi class for ages 60 and older, 10 a.m.-11 a.m., Filipino Community Hall. Enrollment is based on a first come, first served basis. Details: Josielind...
Wanda Jean Brown

...June 1961, the two of them loaded up their green Dodge station wagon with four-year-old Joan, almost three-year-old Milt III, and two-month-old baby David and towing a small trailer headed to Juneau where Milt had a job waiting for...
Today in Sports History for Oct. 12

1920 - In the final race of his career, 3-year-old Man o War defeats 1919 Triple Crown winner Sir Barton in a match race, the Kenilworth Park Gold Cup. Sent off at odds of 1-20...
California may allow inmate firefighters with violent pasts

...walls fighting wildfires, and the idea is generating concerns about public safety.The state has the nation's largest and oldest inmate firefighting unit, with about 3,800 members who provide critical assistance to professional firefighters. That's...
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State school board approves tougher test standards

...the Alaska Measures of Progress standardized tests.The tests, issued to students in grades 3 to 10, replace the state's older testing system, but when results reach parents later this fall, they may bring a shock - the state projects only about one-third...
Lower gas prices means no Social Security increase next year

...administrator. "He's 70 years old, and he's still working in...The lack of a COLA means that older people could face higher health...the goods and services that older Americans use."The COLA is...experienced by Americans 62 and older. The Social Security Administration...
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4th suicide in 3 weeks hits village

...the subsequent one, authorities said.A 21-year-old man was found dead Saturday at his parent's home...that began Sept. 24 with the suicide of a 26-year-old man.A 24-year-old man despondent over his friend's death killed himself...
Police blotter for Monday, Oct. 12, 2015

...violation of release conditions involving a 45-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman in the Juneau area. The incident occurred Oct...Road.? At 12:42 p.m. Friday, a 49-year-old man reported the theft of an orange Canondale 6000 bicycle...


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