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Investigator: Removal of Alaska plane wreckage weeks away

JUNEAU - It could be weeks before the wreckage of a sightseeing plane that crashed in steep, rugged terrain near Ketchikan, killing nine people, is recovered.National Transportation Safety Board investigator Clint...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-01/investigator-removal-alaska-plane-wreck
State
Swimming to altitude

...lot of things that are unique about trail running in Juneau. There are few places as wet; few places where the trails are as steep; few places with so much wilderness accessible right from the edge of town; and few comparable sized cities that have as many...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-03/swimming-altitude
Sports
Juneau's Hidden History: East Glacier Trail

...very high in the air.Along the East Glacier Trail there are several sections with switch-backs to climb up some of the steeper sections of the trail. I never realized that the pipe had to get past these sections also. Walking up to the bottom of the...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-17/juneaus-hidden-history-east-glacier-trail
Outdoors
Police & Fire for Wednesday, July 1, 2015

...At 12:47 p.m. Monday, JPD investigated a residential burglary that involved the theft of medication in the 8400 block of Steep Place.Criminal trespass? At 3:28 a.m. Tuesday, 40-year-old Jose Esequiel Alvarado was arrested for criminal trespass...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-01/police-fire-wednesday-july-1-2015
Local
Cavaliers break the bank on Day 1

...hours old.The contracts cannot be signed until July 9, when the salary cap is established and it becomes clearer just how steep a tax bill Gilbert will be facing. But that was all part of the plan when James decided to return home last summer. He made...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-02/cavaliers-break-bank-day-1
Not For Web
Alaska, 12 other states sue over water authority

...tape and other obstacles" to farmers, ranchers and landowners. Failure to get permits under the new rules will result in "steep penalties and even jail time," he said.He said farmers and other landowners could be subjected to federal oversight for...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-30/alaska-12-other-states-sue-over-water-a
State
13 states sue over rule giving feds authority on state water

...tape and other obstacles" to farmers, ranchers and landowners. Failure to get permits under the new rules will result in "steep penalties and even jail time," he said.He said farmers and other landowners could be subjected to federal oversight for...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-29/13-states-sue-over-rule-giving-feds-aut
State
Photo: Dipper fledglings

An American Dipper fledgling, left, calls to its arriving parent with a freshly caught grub at Steep Creek on Tuesday.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-22/photo-dipper-fledglings
Local
Rescuers use ropes to save hiker near glacier

Capital City Fire/Rescue's Rope Rescue Team helped rescue a man who fell down a steep embankment and broke his leg on a trail near the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Monday afternoon.The man had been walking...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-17/rescuers-use-ropes-save-hiker-near-glac
Local
Personal income in Alaska drops 3.2 percent

ANCHORAGE - Alaska had the steepest recent fall of personal income of any state, according to a federal agency. The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis reported...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062309/reg_453703593.shtml

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