California looks to Australia for tips on surviving drought

...other cities because in 1902, Mayor James Phelan hiked up the Sierra Nevada and tacked a water claim to an oak tree along the bank of the Tuolumne River. Gov. Jerry Brown calls the system "somewhat archaic.""Revising the water-rights system...
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Obama's trade bill narrowly clears key hurdle

...jeopardy." Her office said there were 47 in all, worth $18.4 billion.McConnell said this week that while he opposes the bank, its supporters are "entitled to a vote."Still, it took the presidential phone calls, closed-door Capitol meetings...
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UPDATE: Man claims to have bomb, robs Mendenhall Valley bank camera footage of the suspect inside the bank. They're following up on the leads one Juneau police say the bank robbery suspect was caught on the bank's security cameras, and police are asking...
Legacy of late Iditarod champion endures

FAIRBANKS - As Dave Monson stood outside his house on the bank of the Chena River on Monday morning, he gave a cheer...aboard the Riverboat Discovery, which makes stops along the bank for a tour of an Alaska kennel.John Binkley, whose family...
Northrim Bank welcomes two new branch managers

...Leathers will be the branch manager for Northrim's Sitka branch and the promotion of Leary David, branch manager for the bank's Huffman branch.Leathers began his banking career in 2007 with Wells Fargo in Ketchikan. He served as assistant...
Photos: Big check

...Tuesday to help with construction of AWARE's new 12-unit long-term shelter across from Twin Lakes. The money is from the bank's Community Grant Program. "We look towards organizations that support the well being of our commuinity, that could...
Juneau police arrest man who allegedly robbed Northrim Bank branch with bomb threat with a graying goatee leaving the bank on Friday morning with a colored pouch...Friday's robbery, a man walked into the bank about 11:15 a.m. and claimed...Police responded to a 911 call from the bank, but by that time, the man had left...
Alleged bank bandit shops, shaves

...parking lot in the valley, and handed the bank teller a note that said he had a bomb...whose serial numbers are recorded with the bank specifically to help police pouch, court documents say.The bank called 911 to report the crime at...
JPD receives more fake quarter rolls owner had returned the roll to the bank, which prompted Wells Fargo to inspect...fake quarters in their possession. The bank turned them over to the JPD Wednesday...said in a statement Thursday that the bank was able to trace the fake quarters...
Jury indicts alleged bank robber

...hold-up wherein he claimed he had a bomb and walked out of the bank with $2,000 cash. Juneau police disseminated pictures of the suspect from the bank's security cameras, and an Alaska Airlines agent recognized...


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