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Police & Fire for Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015

...was taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital and another was checked for 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...
Police & Fire for Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015

...At 1:15 a.m. Monday, investigation continues into the vandalism and burglary of a business in the downtown area on Whittier Street.Assault? At 10:23 p.m. Sunday, investigation continues into a reported assault in the 600 block of Willoughby...
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.
Rock slide closes Whittier tunnel

ANCHORAGE - A massive rock slide on Sunday closed the Whittier tunnel. The tunnel is expected to be closed for several...Transportation, said the slide came down between the Whittier tunnel and the visitor center. No one was injured. Feller...
Limited reopening set for road to Whittier

WHITTIER - State transportation officials say the Portage Glacier Highway will reopen...unstable rock along the highway in an ongoing effort to clear the only road to Whittier. The highway has been closed since a massive rock slide on April 11. Large...


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