ADFG insists unpublished studies were used

Use it, then lose it, was the fate of a long-delayed Kenai River habitat study until the Alaska Department of Fish and Game finally published… Continue reading

Teen showing young women have place in outdoors

Sierra Scott, 16, is one of many young women today who are breaking stereotypes.Maybe hunting and fishing once were looked upon as “good ol’ boy”… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2016
  • By BRENT FRAZEE
Police officers secure the perimeter near the scene of a fatal shooting which took place Wednesday at a police station in Paris.

Man in fake explosive vest killed amid high Paris tension

PARIS — Police shot and killed a man wearing a fake explosive vest who threatened them with a butcher knife at a Paris police station… Continue reading

Police officers secure the perimeter near the scene of a fatal shooting which took place Wednesday at a police station in Paris.

Analysis: H-bomb or A-bomb, N. Korean nuke test is about Kim

SEOUL, South Korea — It’s a single image released by an enormous propaganda apparatus, showing a note handwritten by a dictator. And it contains a… Continue reading

Young socialist hardliner will lead Venezuela’s economy

CARACAS, Venezuela — President Nicolas Maduro is doubling down on his existing economic policies with the appointment of a young leftist hardliner to head the… Continue reading

The last of 17 Cargill salt miners emerge Thursday after being rescued from an elevator stuck 900 feet below the surface at the Cayuga Salt Mine in Lansing, New York.

All 17 miners trapped in New York salt mine are rescued

LANSING, N.Y. — Seventeen miners trapped in one of the world’s deepest salt mines were rescued Thursday morning, ending a 10-hour ordeal that began when… Continue reading

The last of 17 Cargill salt miners emerge Thursday after being rescued from an elevator stuck 900 feet below the surface at the Cayuga Salt Mine in Lansing, New York.

Colleges tell students to leave their hoverboards at home

BOSTON (AP) — One of the holiday’s hottest presents is now considered contraband at many U.S. colleges.At least 20 universities have banned or restricted hoverboards… Continue reading

In this Tuesday photo, David VanderWaal, vice president of marketing for LG Electronics USA, knocks on the door of a new LG Signature refrigerator during a news conference preview for CES International in Las Vegas.

Gadget show: Connected from the crib to old age

LAS VEGAS — Umbilical cord? These days, it’s more like a USB cord.Whether in the womb or in one’s twilight years, our lives are becoming… Continue reading

In this Tuesday photo, David VanderWaal, vice president of marketing for LG Electronics USA, knocks on the door of a new LG Signature refrigerator during a news conference preview for CES International in Las Vegas.
Waves churned by a winter storm break underneath the south tower of the Golden Gate Bridge on Wednesday in San Francisco Bay

Another El Nino storm lashes California coast, streets flood

LOS ANGELES — Another powerful El Nino-driven storm lashed coastal areas of California on Thursday, stirring waves that flooded some low-lying streets and crept toward… Continue reading

Waves churned by a winter storm break underneath the south tower of the Golden Gate Bridge on Wednesday in San Francisco Bay

Broncos not first to face a QB quandary

DENVER — Peyton Manning or Brock Osweiler?Well, the Broncos settled on Manning.Certainly, Broncos coach Gary Kubiak could’ve justified placing either quarterback in the starting lineup.… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2016
  • By EDDIE PELLS

Broncos name Manning starter for playoffs

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Peyton Manning has won back his starting job after recovering from a left foot injury and rescuing the Denver Broncos.Brock Osweiler is… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2016
  • By ARNIE STAPLETON

Last Clemson-Alabama game launched dynasty, led to change

The plan was for a Clemson coming out party.The Tigers had finished strong in 2007 and entered the 2008 season with a Top 10 ranking.… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2016
  • By RALPH D. RUSSO

HOF 2017: Last chance for Raines

Tim Raines is down to his final chance.After falling 23 votes shy of induction into baseball’s Hall of Fame, Raines’ candidacy will come down to… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2016
  • By NOAH TRISTER

Buccaneers fire coach Lovie Smith after 2 seasons

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Jameis Winston had a strong rookie season, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers tripled their victory total from the previous year. Still,… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2016
  • By FRED GOODALL

APNewsbreak: Platini withdraws from FIFA presidential race

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Michel Platini’s dream of becoming the next FIFA president is over.Platini told The Associated Press on Thursday that he remains determined… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2016
  • By SAMUEL PETREQUIN
Pictured is a man who police believe stole a valuable weight scale from Bartlett Regional Hospital in mid-December. Police have asked for the public's help identifying him.

Bartlett Hospital loses weight

The Juneau Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating an expensive weight scale taken from Bartlett Regional Hospital last month, along with the… Continue reading

Pictured is a man who police believe stole a valuable weight scale from Bartlett Regional Hospital in mid-December. Police have asked for the public's help identifying him.

Photo: Baby owl

Alaska Raptor Center's Jennifer Cedarleaf gets a pygmy owl ready to weigh Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2016, at the Alaska Raptor Center.  The owl, which was… Continue reading

Lexi Lodwig skates with her puppy, Lola, through stranded icebergs on Mendenhall Lake on Wednesday.

Photos: Iceberg ice skating

Lexi Lodwig skates with her puppy, Lola, through stranded icebergs on Mendenhall Lake on Wednesday.… Continue reading

Lexi Lodwig skates with her puppy, Lola, through stranded icebergs on Mendenhall Lake on Wednesday.

Latest Kensington power idea stopped by regulators

The latest attempt to connect Kensington gold mine to Juneau’s power grid has blown regulatory fuses.In a decision dated Dec. 3, the Regulatory Commission of… Continue reading

Jodi DeBruyne, Curator of Collections & Exhibits for the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, takes a moment to inspect the weather damage to the Wooshkeetaan Totem Pole (JDCM 81.01.027) as it is moved into the city's Parks Maintenance building in Douglas on Tuesday. The 40-foot totem, carved by Nathan Jackson in 1980 with assistance by Steve Brown and assstance painting by his wife, Dorica Jackson, was placed in the Museum's collection in 1981 and erected outside Centennial Hall for Juneau's Centennial in 1983. The pole was taken down Tuesday for restoration.

Decayed totem removed from Centennial Hall

Looking from the ground up, the Wooshkeetaan Totem Pole, which stood against Centennial Hall for more than 30 years, appeared to be in decent shape.… Continue reading

Jodi DeBruyne, Curator of Collections & Exhibits for the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, takes a moment to inspect the weather damage to the Wooshkeetaan Totem Pole (JDCM 81.01.027) as it is moved into the city's Parks Maintenance building in Douglas on Tuesday. The 40-foot totem, carved by Nathan Jackson in 1980 with assistance by Steve Brown and assstance painting by his wife, Dorica Jackson, was placed in the Museum's collection in 1981 and erected outside Centennial Hall for Juneau's Centennial in 1983. The pole was taken down Tuesday for restoration.