Judge rules in Alaska Native voting rights case

...take additional steps to provide voting materials to Alaska Native voters with limited English.U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason ordered the state to distribute translated announcements to be read on radio that include information on early voting...
Juneau harriers survive 32nd Relay

...Levernier 01:12:02; L4 Kaili Jackson 02:57:51; L5 Erin Hanson 02:45:29; L6 Darcy Markovich 02:55:38; L7 Sharon Forrest 01:26:49; L8 Megan Ahleman 02:25:12; L9 Carolyn Walton 01:56:44; L10 Teresa Young 02:01:00.Where's...
Death Notice: Oscar Peter Olsen

...fisherman. During his later years, he worked as a maintenance supervisor at the ANB hall.He is survived by son's Erling (Sharon) of Juneau; Ole (Pat) of Florida; and numerous grand-children and great grandchildren.He was preceded in death by his...
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Man who supplied fatal drug to teen changes plea

...Michael Warner, 29, signed a plea agreement last week, and the document was accepted Tuesday by U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason. She set sentencing for Feb. 11.Warner admitted providing the drug that killed Jena Dolstad on Dec. 29, 2011...
Spokeswoman defends insurance rate review process

...Services spokeswoman has said Alaska could offer more affordable options with a stronger rate review program.Parnell spokeswoman Sharon Leighow said the state's review process was determined to be "fully adequate" by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services...
Antarctic sea ice growth does not negate climate change

...Antarctica and the tropics, which speed up winds and cause them to swirl faster and more tightly around the continent, said Sharon Stammerjohn, a leading sea ice researcher at the University of Colorado, Boulder.But it's not quite as simple as more...
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Wettest summer on record in Fairbanks

...summer. Though much has been made of this year's El Nino, a cycle of warm ocean currents in the south Pacific, Alaska Fire Service meteorologist Sharon Alden said its effect on Alaska is relatively small, especially in summer months.
Search for missing hiker goes underground

The search for missing Juneau hiker Sharon Buis reached alpine heights earlier this summer as search and...appreciate their efforts more than words can express," Brenda Buis, Sharon's sister-in-law, told the Empire via email on Thursday...
DA: No charges in Stanford rape case

The prosecuting attorney handling the rape case involving Leah Sharon Francis, a 22-year-old Stanford student from Juneau who publicly came out as a rape survivor after she was allegedly attacked...
Kelly, Rybkowski wed

...Kelly and Tyler Rybkowski wed on June 7 at Northern Lights Church in Juneau.The bride is daughter of Thomas (deceased) and Sharon Kelly of Juneau. She graduated from Juneau Douglas High School, attended Western Washington University and is employed at...
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