A large avalanche apparently triggered by a group of skiers on Monday left behind crowns more than seven feet tall as it ripped down Mount Ben Stewart, beyond the boundary line of Eaglecrest Ski Area.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - A lot of winter. Very little classic hockey. Light snow swirled down in the Big House, making it tough to push the puck through piles of the white stuff on a sheet of ice where football is usually played.
A new Petersburg Borough won approval from the Local Boundary Commission Friday, including in the new borough land that had been sought by Juneau.
An Anchorage-based Coast Guardsman accused of sexual assault was found not guilty Friday afternoon. A court-martial panel, made up of five officers and three enlisted Coast Guard members, announced the verdict at about 2 p.m.
Opponents of the Coastal Management measure on the August 28 ballot have raised 10 times the amount the Alaska Sea Party has raised to promote the measure, with the state's mining industry far exceeding its oil and gas industry in funding the opposition.
A year ago, Aaron Larson had never played organized volleyball. But Wednesday, after returning from a recent European volleyball tour, Larson is enamored with the sport.
Transportation and electricity will be among the big topics discussed when government and business leaders from around Southeast meet this week in Prince Rupert, British Columbia.
Gov. Frank Murkowski said Saturday that Sitka businessman Bert Stedman is his new choice to fill the state Senate vacancy created by the resignation of Wrangell Republican Robin Taylor.
Webster's dictionary defines "poison" as "a substance which has inherent tendency to destroy life or impair health."
Appointments to the new board, formally known as the Redistricting Planning Committee, were completed Tuesday. One of the members is Juneau civil litigator Michael Lessmeier. Since statehood, the task of redistricting had been the governor's, which made Alaska unique.
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