Thieves target vehicles along highway near Fairbanks

FAIRBANKS — Alaska State Troopers say highway thieves near Fairbanks have been pulling emission control devices off vehicles.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported that troopers say… Continue reading

Soldotna woman arrested for driving drunk with 5 kids in car

ANCHORAGE — Alaska State Troopers say they arrested a Soldotna woman for driving drunk with five children in the car.KTUU-TV reported that troopers say they… Continue reading

Economic development council holds Anchorage meeting

ANCHORAGE — If economic development is your profession, odds are you are in Anchorage this week.The International Economic Development Council is holding its annual meeting… Continue reading

State’s LNG buyout could cost $7B

ANCHORAGE — Gov. Bill Walker’s proposal to increase the state’s share in the Alaska LNG Project could put Alaska on the hook for more than… Continue reading

Photo: Welcome to the library

Alaskan artist Dan DeRoux, right, works with Ron Reed of Dawson Construction, center, and Juneau Public Library Director Robert Barr to install one of two… Continue reading

Playoffs open with Astros-Yankees, Cubs-Pirates

Dallas Keuchel started the All-Star game, won 20 times and twice dominated the New York Yankees.Now, the Houston Astros need him to pitch the game… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2015
  • By BEN WALKER

Rangers win AL West on final day

ARLINGTON, Texas — First-year manager Jeff Banister stood in a corner of the Texas Rangers clubhouse watching players celebrate, with champagne spraying all over the… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2015

Brees’ 400th TD pass beats Cowboys in OT

NEW ORLEANS — Drew Brees hit C.J. Spiller with a short pass that the running back turned into an 80-yard touchdown — the 400th of… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2015
Youths play basketball at the community court in the village of Newtok on Aug. 4. The state is hoping to kick-start a mass exodus from the tiny village through a national competition for states and local governments vying for a slice of nearly $1 billion in grants to be awarded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Officials eye eroding village as relocation model

ANCHORAGE — One of Alaska’s most eroded coastal Native villages is being eyed as a possible national model for relocating whole communities whose futures are… Continue reading

Youths play basketball at the community court in the village of Newtok on Aug. 4. The state is hoping to kick-start a mass exodus from the tiny village through a national competition for states and local governments vying for a slice of nearly $1 billion in grants to be awarded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Mass. college cancels sale of Native objects

JUNEAU — A Massachusetts theology college has abandoned plans to sell off art from 52 Native tribes, including Tlingit and Haida items, as the federal… Continue reading

Around town for Monday, Oct. 5

Tai Chi class for ages 60 and older, 10 a.m.-11 a.m., Filipino Communit Hall. Enrollment is based on a first come, first served basis. Details:… Continue reading

Photo: The skeleton in Nana’s Attic

Suzanne Hudson, owner of Nana’s Attic, decorates the front of her Seward Street antique and collectible business on Friday.… Continue reading

Mammography statistics

Every year, more than 200,000 women in the United Sates are diagnosed with breast cancer. Mammograms can help find breast cancer early, even before any… Continue reading

What cancer screenings and when?

The following is based on the American Cancer Society’s cancer screening schedules for a few cancers; this list is not exhaustive. Different national standards vary… Continue reading

Seeking help: Cancer services and programs in Juneau

Cancer services have increased in Juneau in recent decades. There are a variety of services created by the medical community and cancer survivors and their… Continue reading

Jordanian MP says son joined IS, carried out suicide attack

AMMAN, Jordan — A Jordanian parliament member said he learned from Islamic State-linked media that his son carried out a suicide attack in Iraq, three… Continue reading

A man walks past damaged cars in Biot, near Cannes, France on Sunday. Sudden heavy rains around the French Riviera have killed at least 10 people, including some trapped in cars, a campsite and a retirement home, and left six missing.

French Riviera hit by deadly flash floods

ANTIBES, France — In a matter of minutes, torrential rains transformed the postcard-perfect French Riviera into a terrifying flood zone, leaving at least 16 dead,… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2015
  • By LIONEL CIRONNEAU and ANGELA CHARLTON
  • Nation-World
A man walks past damaged cars in Biot, near Cannes, France on Sunday. Sudden heavy rains around the French Riviera have killed at least 10 people, including some trapped in cars, a campsite and a retirement home, and left six missing.
A helicopter flies over the Congaree River, swollen with floodwaters, near the Gervais Street bridge in West Columbia, South Carolina on Sunday.

Historic South Carolina floods: Heavy rain, hundreds rescued

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Hundreds were rescued from fast-moving floodwaters Sunday in South Carolina as days of driving rain hit a dangerous crescendo that buckled buildings… Continue reading

A helicopter flies over the Congaree River, swollen with floodwaters, near the Gervais Street bridge in West Columbia, South Carolina on Sunday.

San Francisco’s last gun store closing doors for good

SAN FRANCISCO — The only gun store in San Francisco is shuttering for good, saying it can no longer operate in the city’s political climate… Continue reading

The Juneau Urgent & Family Care building on Old Dairy Road.

Photos: Roof collapse

In these Oct. 2 photos, a North Pacific Erectors employee makes final repairs on the roof of Juneau Rental Space. The roof collapsed Sept. 21,… Continue reading

The Juneau Urgent & Family Care building on Old Dairy Road.