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Police & Fire for Monday, Sept. 29, 2014

...violation? At 11:40 p.m. Friday, Ralph Austin Jr. was arrested for violating conditions of release in the 300 block of Whittier Street.Disturbance? At 11:47 p.m. Friday, a 25-year-old man was arrested for domestic violence assault in the...
Police & Fire for Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014

...At 2:39 a.m. Sunday, JPD received a report of an assault and criminal trespass of a vehicle in the 300 block of Whittier Street. Neither of the victims wanted to pursue criminal charges. Case created for documentation. Alcohol was involved...
Police & Fire for Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

...Drunken driving? At 8 p.m. Saturday, Brandon Gee, 26, was arrested for driving while intoxicated in the 300 block of Whittier Street. He provided a breath sample that read 0.104 on the Datamaster. He was taken to LCCC, and his vehicle was impounded...
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...


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