Police & Fire for Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015

...deceased. JPD said the man was an elderly man who had heart attack. Throughout the day, CCFR also responded to a public service call on Egan Drive, a medical alarm that was inadvertently sounded on North Street and a false fire alarm on Willoughby...
On heroin deaths: 'Something had to be done'

...stickers to put on their delivery boxes.The Juneau Police Department, which itself launched a series of educational public service announcements about heroin last month, is also on board. JPD says six people have died of a heroin overdose in...
Justin Trudeau sworn in as Canada's new prime minister

...the migrant crisis stemming from the civil war. The boy had relatives in Canada.Judy Foote, the new Minister of Public Services and Procurement, also said the Trudeau government will honor its campaign pledge not to buy the next generation F-35...
Nation and World
Ukraine faces years of dependence on Western aid

...austerity measures, which are critical for restoring the stability of the economy, but also a return of quality public services."Jaresko argues that efforts to reduce government bureaucracy and fighting tax evasion have seen progress but flown...
Nation and World
Juneau Chamber of Commerce presents Lifetime Achievement and Citizen of the Year awards

...During his time with Capital City Fire & Rescue, Reifenstein received the U.S. Coast Guard's Meritorious Public Service Award as a member of the response team to the downed helicopters on the Juneau Ice Field in 1999.
Joe says no: Biden won't run, a boost for Clinton

...contributions, but he's seen as unelectable by some Democrats.Sanders thanked Biden Wednesday for "a lifetime of public service and for all that he has done for our nation."Biden's announcement follows months of discussions with his family...
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UA seeks nominees for Bullock Prize's mission of "inspiring learning and advancing and disseminating knowledge through teaching, research, and public service" in the previous year.The deadline for nominating someone is Dec. 1. For details, visit
My Turn: Investing in the state's future through the Univeristy of Alaska

...based upon our contractual commitments and on our obligation to ensure we meet our mission of teaching, research and public service on behalf of Alaska and Alaskans.After carefully managing two consecutive years of state budget reductions with...
Police & Fire for Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015

...responded to five EMS calls, one transport call to take a patient and flight crew from the hospital to the airport, a public service call on Tongass Boulevard to reset a fire alarm, a fire alarm on Tongass Boulevard that was sounded by a child who...
Fisk unseats incumbent Sanford for mayor

...He declined to comment on the mayoral race, which saw 4,405 votes cast."Merrill has done so much really good public service for this community, and I think everybody needs to keep that in mind," Fisk said to the Empire after Sanford left...


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