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This winter sport takes stones - Juneau Empire
Who needs an indoor ice curling sheet when you can make a rink on a frozen lake ... that great and the backcountry is kind of sketchy,” Davis said as the Rolling Stones fittingly played on a stereo in the background. “If the snow was ...
Big water and sewer projects planned - Juneau Empire
but summer usage peaks at 5 million gallons per day. Five or six cruise ships in port can use another million gallons per day, pushing the system to its limit. “There were days when they couldn’t fill ships up,” Watt said. “We are able ...
Empire Editorial: Help keep USFS on the right trail to success - m.juneauempire.com
All recommendations for how the USFS should proceed in these areas, additions they should make to their plans — or whatever — must be made in writing and submitted via standard mail or by email. Comments “should identify any specific ...
Gun buyers beware, that firearm may be hot - m.juneauempire.com
Five guns were reported stolen from a valley home last week ... there is an immediate attempt to sell the stolen item for a fraction of its value for quick cash.” Sell said the burglar, whose identity is unknown, took a 7 mm rifle, a
Douglas home furnace fire self extinguished - m.juneauempire.com
Capital City Fire and Rescue responded to a furnace fire at a home in the 1200 block of Fifth Street in Douglas on Thursday. Water from a busted pipe extinguished the fire before firefighters arrived on scene, and no one was injured, CCFR ...
Poll finds most Alaskans ignorant of pending permitting change - Juneau Empire
A statewide survey has found that most Alaskans don’t know what HB77 is — and that those who do, hate it. HB77 is intended to make mining easier, but critics say it does so at the expense of the public’s ability to comment on mining ...
Theater openings - Juneau Empire
And a one-man show will open the Saturday night at Juneau Urgent Care, when visiting actor and writer Gary Anderson will present the first of two productions of his play “Naked Darrow.” (See brief in this week’s Arts.) Finally, on Saturday ...
Mayors seek assurances on gas line project - Juneau Empire
JUNEAU — Borough mayors want to ensure they have a say on terms that will affect local communities and be negotiated by the state in pursuit of a mega-liquefied natural gas project. An agreement signed by officials with the state, Alaska ...
Board of Game meeting scheduled in Achorage - Juneau Empire
according to a release from the Alaska Department of Fish & Game. During this five-day public meeting, the BOG will consider nearly 50 hunting- and trapping-related proposals. The majority of proposals concern changes to statewide provisions and ...
Metlakatla completes 2A sweep with boys championship - Juneau Empire
then rolled in the third quarter on its way to a 58-47 victory over the Craig Panthers in the 2A boys Southeast regional championship game on Thursday in Juneau. The Chiefs joined the MissChiefs in celebrating championships for Metlakatla ...