Martha Jacobs Benzel

...Snertz and bingo. She enjoyed beading, crocheting, reading, and being out and about socially. She was fishing off the beach and rocks into her late 70's, until Parkinsons Disease made it more difficult for her to get around. Family and friends...
Man gets 25 years for near-fatal stabbing

...when a citizen tipped off police that a person matching the suspect's description was pacing in front of his home on the beach. Williams has been in custody since his arrest.According to grand jury testimony from Dr. Pamela Gruchacz, a general...
Plane crash survivor improves in Seattle

...He started searching for a safe place to land, but the beaches near Eldred Rock are stony, and he elected to ditch...investigation found.A Temsco helicopter pulled all four from the beach and delivered three to the airport, where they were...
Coffee with Ethel: An Alaska Native leader looks back

...I still have today," she said.She was a skinny and quiet girl in grade school who loved to play and skip rocks at the beach."We found all kinds of wonderful things. Crabs and in pools of water there were all kinds of fish. We made mud pies...
Bruce Alan Nelson

...carved a 6 foot totem pole in his kitchen as a gift for his parents. Along with carving faces in driftwood found along the beaches, Bruce expanded his skills to scroll sawing Seahawks, Cardinals and Steelers memorabilia, house address signs, various...
Adult volleyball final standings

...Raiders 12-2; 2. The Brute Squad 10-4; 3. Creative Source 10-4; 4. Koop Troopaz 7-7; 5. AHDC-Sets On The Beach 4-10; 6. Dewey, Cheatem & Howe 3-11; 7. Bartlett Aces 3-11. The championship game is scheduled for 8:05...
Migrant tragedy in Greek seas shows dangers as winter nears

...dangerous, this year it has only risen as thousands of people brave death in raging seas and freezing temperatures.On the beaches of Lesbos, children who looked as young as 4 appeared to be in shock as rescuers wrapped them with blankets to protect...
Nation and World
Police & Fire for Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015

...injuries and given First Aid, and a report of smoke on Whittier Street that ended up being an unattended warming fire on the beach. CCFR extinguished the fire.Warrant arrest? At 11:37 a.m. Sunday, Alaska State Troopers arrested Paul Locher...
Kupreanof fossils paint picture of a warm and ancient Earth

...mammals were rising, and the Earth was incredibly warm ... (Southeast Alaska) would have been a hot place to go sit on the beach and have little drinks ... It's little known stuff. It's a cool part of the geology of Southeast Alaska."Watch...
My Turn: DIPAC, ADFG produce a 'silver' lining

On Labor Day weekend as I walked the shoreline of the beach behind the former Thane Ore House, a joy of salmon and just about everyone had beautiful fresh fish on the beach.Not that many years ago the Douglas Island Pink and...


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