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Police & Fire for Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014

...Michael Sharclane, 18, and a 15-year-old girl were cited for minor in possession of alcohol and tobacco in the 300 block of Whittier Street.Theft? At 5:52 p.m. Wednesday, a 55-year-old woman reported that a package valued at about $75 was taken...
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...places by location: DouglasDouglas Public Library - 1016 Third St. Downtown JuneauJuneau Arts and Humanities Building - 350 Whittier Ave.Northern Light United Church - 400 W. 11th St.Capital City Fire and Rescue - 820 Glacier Ave. Twin LakesBartlett...
Remembering the Hoonah Boys

...barges through the Aleutian Islands as far as Attu.Horton also saw his share of the state: He was stationed in Anchorage and Whittier for much of the war. He served on guard duty wherever he was needed. Horton and others like him returned to Hoonah with a...
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November First Friday Art Walk

...Theater in the Emporium Mall. Each First Friday features a different teacher and style. TK Maguire's: Whiskey Tasting375 Whittier St.Reception: 6-8 p.m.TK Maguire's in the Prospector Hotel invites the public to sample some new whiskeys. An admission...
On the Whittier children, Jeanette and Judd

...Andree's story about the renaming of Whittier Street in the Indian village where knowledge of why it was ever named Whittier in the first place. I have had family...hand conversation with Jeanette and Judd Whittier, the daughter and son of the Whittier...
Whittier Street is renamed to Warrior

...Commission to officially change the name of Whittier Street to Warrior Street. This public...Nobody really knows why it was named Whittier Street in the first place," Marvin...of the old Tlingit village here, and Whittier really had no relation to Juneau...
Whittier road closed through weekend

...transportation officials said the road to Whittier will remain closed through the weekend...has been running between Anchorage and Whittier became free starting Wednesday. Crews...cut in the late 1990s for the road to Whittier.
State hopes to open Whittier tunnel soon

WHITTIER - The state transportation department...pushing back the timetable for reopening the Whittier tunnel to road traffic to Wednesday...passenger rail service between Anchorage and Whittier on the Alaska Railroad will now continue...
Rock blasted to clear the only road to Whittier

WHITTIER - State transportation crews have blasted unstable rock along the Portage Glacier Highway in an effort to clear the only road to Whittier. The highway has been closed since a massive rock slide on April 11. Large...
Unstable slope halts Whittier road work

ANCHORAGE - The reopening of the road to Whittier is on hold again. A rock slide April 11 left a 300-foot pile of rubble as...will take to assess the threat and take steps to address it. The rail line to Whittier was not affected.


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