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State to begin counting more than 53,000 absentee, questioned ballots

...outcome of the new count created a vacuum the candidates' spokesmen sought to fill."Every Alaskan deserves to have their vote...will favor Begich and draw this race closer," Begich's spokesman, Max Croes, said in an email Monday to The Associated Press...
Merchants Wharf arsonist strikes again

...a person of interest in the case. Police were still working on identifying the woman on Monday.Lt. David Campbell, a spokesman for the JPD, said more information about the case will be released later.? Contact reporter Emily Russo Miller at 523-2263...
DOT: Accommodating walk-ons 'unnecessary'

...other highways in the state."None of the state's existing ferry terminals provide transportation to the facility, DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said. The Katzehin terminal wouldn't be any different. Of the three communities that would be served by...
DOT to fight avalanches on the Road with blasting designing roads through avalanche zones. There are 60 common avalanche areas that affect state highways and roads, DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said."The Seward Highway, one of the state's busiest highways, has multiple avalanche paths that can...
Traffic forecasts drive Road debate

...make any sense," he said. "It's just not valid to say Juneau is an average of the United States."Jeremy Woodrow, a spokesman for the Alaska Department of Transportation, explained that Fehr & Peers didn't think it would get an accurate response...
'Dreams' and 'cabin fever'

...the perception that it is difficult and expensive for the majority of Alaska residents to visit the state capital."DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said the department has done Juneau Road-related work since statehood. Some DOT employees have been with...
JPD welcomes new officers

...July and a third in October. The department plans on finalizing two more hires on Dec. 1 and another on Jan. 12, said JPD spokesman Lt. David Campbell."That brings us up to six," he said.The department made a big recruiting push earlier this year...
Authorities investigate suspicious Wharf fires

...Wharf after the Nov. 11 report but the bathroom had already been cleaned up and there wasn't any physical evidence, police spokesman Campbell said. A review of the surveillance footage didn't turn up anything suspicious at the time, and police did not...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Spokesmen charged as accomplices in bridge protest 5/20/98

... archive page Home Wednesday, May 20, 1998 Spokesmen charged as accomplices in bridge protest Last modified... THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SEATTLE - Two former Greenpeace spokesmen have been charged as accomplices for talking to reporters...
2 injured in Chiniak banya explosion

...Alaska State Troopers say they were in a banya Tuesday when they accidentally used fuel oil instead of water.Troopers spokesman Eric Olsen said they are investigating, but don't believe it was anything other than an accident.Chiniak is located about...


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