Crowley Maritime gets OK to bring Canadian gas to Alaska

A company better known for its barge service to Alaska has gotten permission from the U.S. Department of Energy to import Canadian liquefied natural gas… Continue reading

Friends of Museum to meet Thursday night

The Friends of the Juneau-Douglas City Museum will host its annual meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Hangar Ballroom.The organization is the official support… Continue reading

State order requires more apprentices on projects

Gov. Bill Walker has signed an Administrative Order requiring apprentices to make up 15 percent of the workforce on all state projects.Administrative Order 278, signed… Continue reading

Google Maps is now offline

NEW YORK — Google Maps is getting disconnected.With an update for Android phones Tuesday, you’ll be able to search nearby businesses and get driving directions,… Continue reading

After poking Facebook, life ain’t easy for a site named Tsu

SAN FRANCISCO — Suppose every time you posted on Facebook, the social network tallied up the ad revenue it earned against your update and passed… Continue reading

SURVEY INDICATES LOW TANNER NUMBERS

The popular January Tanner crab fishery has been called off for the third year running throughout the Westward Region (Kodiak, Chignik and the South Peninsula),… Continue reading

  • Nov 11, 2015
  • By LAINE WELCH

Soldotna man get 6 months jail time in dog’s death

KENAI — A Soldotna man will spend about six months in jail for beating a dog to death.The Peninsula Clarion reported Samuel Stroer was sentenced… Continue reading

UA Fairbanks to abandon wells, switch to water from utility

FAIRBANKS — The University of Alaska Fairbanks will switch from drinking water pumped from its own wells to water from a utility because of high… Continue reading

Independent ferry service to resume after mechanical issues

KETCHIKAN — Ferry service connecting three southeast Alaska communities is set to resume following mechanical issues last month.The North End Ferry Authority announced that its… Continue reading

Woody the Steller sea lion dies at Alaska Sealife Center

SEWARD — A 22-year-old Steller sea lion that was one of the original residents of the Alaska Sealife Center in Seward was euthanized Monday.The center… Continue reading

Around town for Tuesday, Nov. 10

Moon Walk Day, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wells Fargo Dimond Park Fieldhouse. For ages 1-14. Fee is $12 per child, multi-kid discount available.Valley Toastmasters… Continue reading

In first, global temps could average 1.8 degrees higher

STOCKHOLM — This year is on track to be a record 1.8 degrees Fahrenheit hotter than the 19th-century average, hitting a symbolic milestone in the… Continue reading

In tougher tests, Juneau students beat state average

Although approximately two-thirds of Alaska students did not “meet standards” according to a tough new grading scale, Alaska Education Commissioner Mike Hanley said the low… Continue reading

Abuser gets 25 years for harming two girls

The first time Russel S. Griffin appeared in court to be sentenced for sexually abusing two preteen girls in Juneau, it didn’t go well.The 50-year-old… Continue reading

Juneau Assembly passes marijuana zoning ordinance; restricts cultivation in residential areas

On Monday night, the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly seemed to take a ping-pong approach to zoning rules for marijuana businesses.There was a lot… Continue reading

Thief steals $3K worth of art from AMHS office

Alaska State Troopers were notified Thursday of the theft of more than $3,000 worth of art prints from the Alaska Marine Highway System office in… Continue reading

Soldotna man pleads guilty in dog beating death

A Soldotna man charged with animal cruelty changed his plea to guilty and accepted a lesser charge from the state on Friday.During a hearing at… Continue reading

Local teacher takes home top prize

As a student in the Juneau public school system, Amy Jo Meiners had her first lesson in the art of teaching while watching a fourth-grade… Continue reading

2 Americans among 5 killed in rare Jordan police shooting

AMMAN, Jordan — A Jordanian police captain opened fire Monday on instructors at an international police training center in Jordan’s capital, killing at least five… Continue reading

Keystone off the table, but pipeline fight builds

ROCKY MOUNT, Va. — Carolyn and Ian Reilly and their four children left Florida’s sprawl in 2010 to farm 58 acres in rural Virginia, raising… Continue reading

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