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Gastineau Apartments fire: Arson or accident?

...One window appeared to have been pried open, Jager said. People also could have gotten in through the side door that faces Pocket Park. Jager said someone could have hopped the fence and forced their way through the door, although it was secured by two...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-24/gastineau-apartments-fire-arson-or-acci
Local
Arctic domes extend growing season on Kenai Peninsula

...the year, he said.Ticen paid for her 20-foot dome out of pocket."I couldn't wait for NRCS to get back to me," Ticen said...dome through the federal high tunnel program.The cost out of pocket can range between $2,000 and $10,000 depending on the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-18/arctic-domes-extend-growing-season-kena
State
JPD starts bike safety project

...that increases penalties for a motorist who injures or kills a bicyclists or pedestrian, and to create a state bicycle rider pocket guide map (which the advocacy bike group, Juneau Rides, is presently working on.)Be safe, Be seenMost bikes come with...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-20/jpd-starts-bike-safety-project
Local

SAN FRANCISCO - Apple wants to move the Internet from your pocket to your wrist.Time will tell if millions of consumers are...able to do."Now it's on your wrist. It's not in your pocket or pocketbook," Cook said before unveiling the new line on...

http://juneauempire.com/brandon-bailey/2015-03-10
A look at what Iditarod route change means for mushers, and dogs

...playing field in that aspect," the four-time champion said.The winner is expected sometime early next week, and will pocket $70,000 and the keys to a new pickup.New checkpointsAnother difference this year is that many new Alaska Native communities...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-11/look-what-iditarod-route-change-means-
Sports
Off and mushing

...for participants.Racers leave the starting chute in two-minute intervals. The first musher to reach the finish line will pocket $70,000, which is $19,600 more than what defending champion Dallas Seavey received last year because of an increased...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-10/and-mushing
Sports
A look at what Iditarod route change means for mushers, dogs

...playing field in that aspect," the four-time champion said.The winner is expected sometime early next week, and will pocket $70,000 and the keys to a new pickup.___NEW CHECKPOINTSAnother difference this year is that many new Alaska Native communities...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-10/look-what-iditarod-route-change-means-m
State
Finally some snow for Iditarod mushers

...route to the finish line in the old Gold Rush town of Nome on the Bering Sea, most of it on river ice. The winner, who will pocket $70,000 and the keys to a new pickup, is expected in about nine days.Fairbanks North Star Borough Mayor Luke Hopkins thanked...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-09/finally-some-snow-iditarod-mushers
Sports
Agencies respond to Auke Bay oil spill

...responders were unable to determine the cause of the spill. Returning to the site at about 7:30 a.m., responders "found pockets of a heavier dark oil collecting along the fingers of D float and areas of rainbow sheen," according to ADEC spokeswoman...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-23/agencies-respond-auke-bay-oil-spill
Local
My Turn: A unique approach to housing pioneers

...state coffers on sale.But the problems of the Pioneer Homes are not just having cash on hand. We have that in many different pockets of Alaska government. The rainy day planning by the Legislature has been quite good, providing a fiscal cushion to work through...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-26/my-turn-unique-approach-housing-pione
Opinion

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