Troopers: Extra road caution encouraged during holiday travels

Alaska State troopers will be on high alert this holiday break, with extra traffic enforcement focused on seat belt safety.Troopers will also focus their attention… Continue reading

Around town for Wednesday, Nov. 25

Digital World class, 9 a.m.-11 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry way. Course will include: Google - Calendar, Drive, Sites (for web pages), Chrome Social… Continue reading

Police & Fire for Wednesday, Nov. 25

Burglary• At 5:30 a.m. Tuesday, the Juneau Police Department received a report of a burglary in the 9900 block of Stephen Richards Memorial Drive. Investigation continues.Fire… Continue reading

Opaque military justice system shields child sex abuse cases

WASHINGTON — More inmates are in U.S. military prisons for sex crimes against children than for any other offense, an Associated Press investigation has found,… Continue reading

  • Nov 25, 2015
  • Nation-World

Obama and Hollande pledge solidarity against Islamic State

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a show of Western solidarity, President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande vowed Tuesday to escalate airstrikes against the Islamic… Continue reading

Alaska buys out company’s interest in gas pipeline project

JUNEAU — Gov. Bill Walker announced Tuesday the completion of the state’s acquisition of TransCanada Corp.’s interest in a major gas project Alaska is pursuing,… Continue reading

Donations to schools destroyed by Bethel fire piling up

BETHEL — Donated school supplies have been pouring in following the destruction of two schools in the Kilbuck building fire, but school officials say they… Continue reading

Indian surrogates feel hurt by government ban on foreign clients

NEW DELHI — For thousands of childless couples the world over, India has been the go-to destination to fulfill their dreams of becoming parents, thanks… Continue reading

Turkey shoots down Russian jet

MOSCOW — Turkey shot down a Russian warplane on Tuesday that it said ignored repeated warnings and crossed into its airspace from Syria, killing at… Continue reading

Marijuana board to hold special meeting

Alaska’s Marijuana Control Board will hold a special meeting Tuesday to consider re-tightening restrictions on Outside investment in Alaska’s new marijuana industry.On Friday, the board… Continue reading

Man, 70, rescued near Funter Bay

A team of Coast Guard rescuers medevaced a 70-year-old man to Bartlett Regional Hospital early Tuesday morning after he fell from a 30-foot cliff near… Continue reading

Tesoro to buy Flint Hills assets in Anchorage, Fairbanks

FAIRBANKS — Tesoro Corp. has announced that its Alaska affiliate will purchase a portion of Flint Hills Resources assets in Fairbanks and Anchorage.Under the agreement,… Continue reading

New processing plant prepares traditional Alaska Native food

ANCHORAGE — First it was musk ox stew. Then the Alaska nursing home served up musk ox meatloaf to its elderly Inupiat residents and their… Continue reading

Photo: Snowy trees

A pedestrian walks beneath snow-lined trees on Calhoun Avenue on Monday. The National Weather Service forecast for Tuesday calls for morning fog with partly cloudy… Continue reading

Boyfriend surprises UAA player with midcourt proposal

ANCHORAGE — Katelynn Zanders got a lot of bling Saturday night.Zanders and her University of Alaska Anchorage teammates took part in an on-court celebration after… Continue reading

Patriots improve to 10-0, beat Bills 20-13

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Tom Brady called out Rex Ryan and then he beat the Bills — again.After shouting the name of the Buffalo coach as… Continue reading

  • Nov 24, 2015

Rams QB stays in despite helmet slam

For all of the NFL’s insistence that it takes head injuries seriously, and for all of the new measures intended to ensure that players who… Continue reading

  • Nov 24, 2015

With heavy security, tennis final gets go ahead in Belgium

LONDON — The International Tennis Federation says the Davis Cup final is set to go ahead as planned in Ghent this weekend with increased security… Continue reading

  • Nov 24, 2015

Warriors look to follow up NBA title by posting record start

OAKLAND, Calif. — Anyone who thought the Golden State Warriors would be content after winning one NBA title was sadly mistaken.With Stephen Curry hitting 3-pointers… Continue reading

  • Nov 24, 2015

Kentucky is No. 1 in men’s AP poll after Tar Heels loss

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky is back in a very familiar spot — on top of The Associated Press college basketball poll.It only took a… Continue reading

  • Nov 24, 2015