Eva Lucia Saulitis die, because it was such a good life to have lived."A celebration of Eva's honorable life will be held in Homer when spring comes.In lieu of flowers and to honor Eva and her legacy of writing and teaching, donations are welcomed to the Eva Saulitis...
William Howard Ahrensfeld

...preceded in death by his father, William Henry Ahrensfeld and mother Theresa Klumpp. A celebration of life will be held in spring 2016 at a location yet to be determined. Cards can be sent to his widow, Gloria, at the Sitka Pioneer Home, 120 Katlian...
Betty Lou Michael

Betty Lou Michael, 85, passed away at home with family by her side in Desert Hot Springs, California. She was ushered to her eternal home by her Lord and Savior on November 14, 2015. She was born on August 16, 1930...
Gunman kills 3 in Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - A man marching down the street...person they were trying to find, Colorado Springs police Lt. Catherine Buckley said. The...Matt Abshire, 21, told the Colorado Springs Gazette he looked outside his apartment...
Nation and World
On the Trails: Magpies

Juneau sees magpies in fall, winter, and early spring, outside of the nesting season. They come to us from nesting areas in the Interior. They are not strong fliers, but that long...
UAF names spring and summer 2015 Juneau honor students

...University of Alaska Fairbanks recognized students' outstanding academic achievement on the deans' and chancellor's lists for the spring and summer 2015 semesters. A total of 16 students from Juneau made the lists.Students receiving a 3.9 grade point average...
Schools in jeopardy the community.The reality is anything less than 10 students becomes too great a financial burden to operate. Tenakee Springs in the Chatham School District, just 50 miles southwest of Juneau, temporarily closed in 2014. The only school in Pelican...
State | Local | AK legislature
Alaska troopers: Woman raped over 5 weeks at rural cabin

...they engaged in consensual sex, authorities said.On Oct. 1, they flew to his cabin about 16 miles south of Manley Hot Springs, a tiny village at the end of Elliott Highway, the only road link to Fairbanks. They lived in a tent for a week while repairs...
Republicans rush to shut borders to Syrian refugees

...Mulvaney of South Carolina.The U.S. has admitted roughly 2,500 Syrians since the civil war erupted in that country in the spring of 2011, State Department officials said. Of that number, about half are children. About 2 percent are single men of combat...
Nation and World
Kenai Peninsula tackling invasive plant problem

...being cautious about spreading chemicals to the environment, but it can delay treatment, Morton said."If you apply in the spring, you're lucky if you can start treatment by the fall," he said.The funds for fighting elodea have been provided without...


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