Around town for Tuesday, Sept. 22

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

Trial begins for father of teen who fatally shot classmates

SEATTLE — About a dozen prospective jurors were dismissed Monday from the federal trial of the father of the teenager who fatally shot four friends… Continue reading

More problems found at state’s first charter

SEATTLE — The state auditor has found sloppy bookkeeping, cash flow problems and a host of other issues at Washington’s first charter school.The report comes… Continue reading

Washington state to write new rule to limit carbon output

SEATTLE — The state Department of Ecology on Monday proposed capping greenhouse gases from the state’s 35 largest emitters, rolling out a new rule-making process… Continue reading

Walker exits 2016 race with harsh words for Trump

MADISON, Wis. — Warning that the Republican presidential race has become too nasty, Scott Walker exited the 2016 campaign on Monday and urged others to… Continue reading

For years, VW software thwarted pollution regulations

DETROIT — Volkswagen became the world’s top-selling carmaker trumpeting the environmental friendliness, fuel efficiency and high performance of diesel-powered vehicles that met America’s tough Clean… Continue reading

Prosecutor: Short life of Baby Doe marked by neglect, abuse

BOSTON — In her short, tumultuous life, Bella Bond loved cats, dancing to country music and the color green.Those were but brief flashes of happiness… Continue reading

Study: Twice as much trash put in landfills than estimated

WASHINGTON — Americans are sending more than twice as much trash to landfills as the federal government has estimated, according to a new study.It turns… Continue reading

State obesity rates hold steady; 30 pct or more in 22 states

NEW YORK (AP) — New government data shows that in most states, the rate of adult obesity is not moving.Results from a telephone survey show… Continue reading

Pope’s message to Cuba: Be willing to change

SANTIAGO, Cuba — Pope Francis marked the anniversary Monday of the day he decided as a teenager to become a priest by pressing a subtle… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2015
  • By NICOLE WINFIELD and ANDREA RODRIGUEZ
  • Nation-World

Bickering in the Balkans: Officials clash over migrants

BELGRADE, Serbia — The war of words over Europe’s migrant crisis is turning vicious, with officials in the bickering Balkans trading blame and accusations of… Continue reading

UN agency: Iran’s role in nuclear probe meets standards

VIENNA (AP) — The chief of the U.N. nuclear agency acknowledged Monday that samples used to determine whether Iran tried to develop a nuclear weapon… Continue reading

Apple withdraws some China apps after malware found

BEIJING (AP) — Apple Inc. has removed some applications from its App Store after developers in China were tricked into using software tools that added… Continue reading

Senior sales tax vote on Monday

The tsunami generated by Wednesday’s earthquake in Chile missed Juneau, but there is another tsunami headed straight for the City and Borough’s Assembly Chambers. It’s… Continue reading

Alaska tribal entities getting mold-elimination grants

ANCHORAGE — Three Alaska Native organizations are receiving grants totaling $1.6 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for efforts to eliminate… Continue reading

Investigation opens in deaths of 25 walrus on Alaska beach

ANCHORAGE — Federal prosecutors have opened a criminal investigation into the deaths of 25 Pacific walrus found last week on an isolated northwest Alaska beach.The… Continue reading

Most Alaskans to get nearly $2,072 each in oil money

ANCHORAGE — Oil prices are so low that they are hovering at benchmarks not seen in years, plunging oil-dependent Alaska into a crippling budget deficit.… Continue reading

Around town for Monday, Sept. 21

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: Drive electric

Juneau panoramic photographer Ron Klein stands on a ladder to take a picture of 24 Juneau electric cars assembled at the Mendenhall Wetlands to celebrate… Continue reading

New life for the Thane Ore House

Plywood boards cover the windows and doors of the building that used to house the Thane Ore House Salmon Bake. Run-down and weathered by the… Continue reading