Beverly Elysee Jones

...with friends in attendance) from this life on January 23, 2015 at Bartlett Memorial Hospital in Juneau, Alaska.It is now safe for all friends and family to openly discuss and admit that she was 90 at the time she departed. "Darling! Ladies do not discuss...
Alaska is beating drunk driving

The good old days weren't.By almost all measures, Juneau - and Alaska as a whole - is safer today than it has been at most points in the last 40 years. While the population of the state and borough have grown, crime has...
An old tool in new packaging

...pull someone's gun out, that's getting to the level of deadly force," Johnson said. "... It's going to make things safer for the officers."Johnson said threatening use of force with the baton helps officers "de-escalate" situations and gain...
JIRPers start 68th summer on the Juneau Icefield

...his sixth year at JIRP. Much of the students' time at Camp 17 is intended to ensure their experience on the icefield is as safe as it can be, he said."We really focus on safety training here," he said. "(Today is) some of their first time on skis...
Runway ready for takeoff of the runway to encourage runoff. Grooves across the blacktop also help rainwater trickle off and provide aircraft a safer surface for stopping in wet conditions.The project cost about $21 million, almost $20 million of which was federal money...
Crashes brought safety steps for tourism flights

...Misty Fjords flightseeing plane that crashed in 2007.He welcomed the steps that have been taken to make aviation in Alaska safer.The weather cameras have "made a huge difference in making a go or no-go decision," Roof said about flights, noting...
Now comes the SpaceX rocket whodunit the company itself with oversight by the Federal Aviation Administration, which will have to make sure the next flight is safe.At SpaceX, they haven't named a mishap investigation board yet, but said Hans Koenigsmann, the company's mission assurance...
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California Legislature OKs school vaccine bill

...applies to public and private schools, as well as day care facilities."The science remains unequivocal that vaccines are safe, that vaccines save lives," Pan said.If the bill becomes law, medical exemptions would still be granted to children with...
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Irate French taxi drivers smash cars in strike against Uber

...and are holding our driver hostage," Love tweeted. "They're beating the cars with metal bats. this is France?? I'm safer in Baghdad,"The French government was aghast, with Prime Minister Manuel Valls lamenting: "These incidents give a deplorable...
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IS militants attack two cities in Syria

...casualties among the militants, including the Tunisian commander of the group.The fighting forced many residents to flee to safer areas, activists said.IS tried to storm Hassakeh earlier this month and reached its southern outskirts before meeting strong...
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