Whitehorse plagued by disc golf thieves

Someone in Whitehorse really hates disc golf.On Thursday, the Whitehorse Disc Golf Association discovered that an unknown person stole all 18 targets from a disc… Continue reading

Suspect in Planned Parenthood attack makes 1st court appearance

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The man accused in the shooting rampage at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic made his first court appearance Monday and learned… Continue reading

Saving Earth’s future

LE BOURGET, France — With dramatic vows to save future generations from an overheated planet, the largest gathering ever of world leaders Monday began two… Continue reading

Police shooting of black teen cited in U of Chicago threat

CHICAGO (AP) — Federal authorities said an online threat that led the University of Chicago to cancel classes Monday targeted whites and was motivated by… Continue reading

  • Dec 1, 2015
  • By MICHAEL TARM, DON BABWIN and SOPHIA TAREEN
  • Nation-World

Jury selection begins for officer charged in Gray’s death

BALTIMORE (AP) — Jury selection for the first police officer to go to trial in Freddie Gray’ s death began Monday with a judge questioning… Continue reading

Mayor Greg Fisk talks about his first week on the job during an interview on Oct. 23. Fisk was found dead in his house on Monday.

Mayor Fisk found dead in his home

Juneau Mayor Stephen “Greg” Fisk is dead.Fisk’s son, Ian, found his 70-year-old father collapsed on the floor of the Kennedy Street home where he lived… Continue reading

  • Nov 30, 2015
  • By SAM DeGRAVE and JAMES BROOKS
  • Local News
Mayor Greg Fisk talks about his first week on the job during an interview on Oct. 23. Fisk was found dead in his house on Monday.

Company eyeing new Cook Inlet oil defends tax credit

ANCHORAGE — A small company working to develop Cook Inlet’s first new oil pool in years is urging policymakers to use restraint when considering changes… Continue reading

Road officials use howitzer to start snow slide near highway

FAIRBANKS — The Alaska Department of Transportation used an artillery piece Sunday to lower avalanche danger along the Parks Highway north of Cantwell.The Fairbanks Daily… Continue reading

Road officials use howitzer to start snow slide near highway

FAIRBANKS — The Alaska Department of Transportation used an artillery piece Sunday to lower avalanche danger along the Parks Highway north of Cantwell.The Fairbanks Daily… Continue reading

Sea ice in the Artic.

US Park Service releases report on climate change response

ANCHORAGE — As world leaders began talks in Paris on solutions to global warming, the National Park Service on Monday released a report detailing agency… Continue reading

Sea ice in the Artic.
Ginger Blaisdell models a seal and sea otter fur hat by Annie and Todd Fritze of Dillingham at the Public Market at Centennial Hall on Friday.

Public Market, Native Artist Market introduce new crafts and faces

It’s a 32-year-old tradition, but it’s full of fresh faces, new passions and continues to expand its community reach.The Juneau Public Market, alongside the Native… Continue reading

Ginger Blaisdell models a seal and sea otter fur hat by Annie and Todd Fritze of Dillingham at the Public Market at Centennial Hall on Friday.

76ers tie NBA worst with 0-18 start after loss to Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Zach Randolph had 17 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 92-84 victory over Philadelphia on Sunday, sending… Continue reading

  • Nov 30, 2015

Top 25: Okla. up to No. 3, Clemson-Alabama still 1-2

Oklahoma moved up to No. 3 behind Clemson and Alabama and the Big Ten placed three teams in the top six of the new Associated… Continue reading

  • Nov 30, 2015
  • By RALPH D. RUSSO

Wilson’s 5 TDs lead Seattle past Pittsburgh 39-30

SEATTLE — Russell Wilson’s career-best day proved better than a record-setting performance by Ben Roethlisberger.Wilson threw a career-high five touchdown passes, including two TDs to… Continue reading

  • Nov 30, 2015
  • By TIM BOOTH

Bryant says he will retire at end of season

LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant has decided to retire after this season, ending his 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers.The 37-year-old Bryant made the… Continue reading

  • Nov 30, 2015
  • By GREG BEACHAM

Rutgers fires coach Flood and AD Hermann after 4-8 failure

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Rutgers fired football coach Kyle Flood and athletic director Julie Hermann on Sunday, stripping the athletic department of its most prominent employees… Continue reading

  • Nov 30, 2015
A man wearing a President Obama mask takes part in a silent march calling for ambitious action to tackle climate change in Bogota, Colombia on Sunday.

Obama prods world on climate change, faces pushback at home

PARIS — Facing pushback at home, President Barack Obama said Sunday that American leadership was helping make gains in the global fight against climate change… Continue reading

A man wearing a President Obama mask takes part in a silent march calling for ambitious action to tackle climate change in Bogota, Colombia on Sunday.
Demonstrators move through the streets of central London campaigning for ambitious action to tackle climate change on Sunday.

Worldwide climate rallies draw hundreds of thousands

PARIS — Hundreds of thousands of people have taken part in rallies around the world on Sunday, calling on leaders to halt climate change on… Continue reading

Demonstrators move through the streets of central London campaigning for ambitious action to tackle climate change on Sunday.
A young man carries a sign "There's no planet B" while taking part in a World Climate March in Lisbon on Sunday.

Earth is a wilder, warmer place since last climate deal made

PARIS — This time, it’s a hotter, waterier, wilder Earth that world leaders are trying to save.The last time that the nations of the world… Continue reading

A young man carries a sign "There's no planet B" while taking part in a World Climate March in Lisbon on Sunday.
Shoppers rush through the entrance to the Academy Sports+Outdoors at 5 a.m. on Friday in Odessa, Texas.

Change in Thanksgiving weekend spending stumps major retailers

U.S. shoppers no longer blow the bulk of their holiday budgets on the day after Thanksgiving known as Black Friday.It’s a major shift that has… Continue reading

Shoppers rush through the entrance to the Academy Sports+Outdoors at 5 a.m. on Friday in Odessa, Texas.