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14 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News
For the second day, the Coast Guard is searching for a missing boater in the area of Coghlan Island near Auke Bay in Southeast Alaska. Fifty-two-year-old Paul Keithahn's wife said she hasn't heard from her husband since Saturday, the Coast Guard reported in a news release.
18 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau
Other vessels on Monday afternoon spotted the 32-foot pleasure craft Spellbound running in circles at slow speed about a mile west of Point Louisa. Lt. Eric Ferree of Coast Guard Sector Juneau said they dispatched a 25-foot small rescue boat from Station Juneau, the 110-foot cutter Liberty from Auke Bay, and an H-60 helicopter from Sitka to search the area.
22 hrs ago | KFQD-AM Anchorage
Police in Juneau are trying to determine whether a driver was intoxicated when his vehicle struck a woman walking on the North Douglas Highway. The Juneau Empire reports the 33-year-old woman Sunday morning was taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital for evaluation.
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There is also an Open Forum about Juneau Schools with Superintendent Mark Miller on Thursday 9/18 at 6:00 pm at TMHS.
This week, the Juneau Crime Line is highlighting an Aug. 26th theft of high-value tools in the Mendenhall Valley. "A Juneau man reported tools valued at $4,300 dollars were taken from his shed in the 8400 block of Thunder Mountain Road," says Lt.
Juneau Police reported a four-vehicle collision at Mendenhall Loop Road and Egan Drive Saturday evening. The accident blocked traffic for about an hour.
Republican Gov. Sean Parnell and his wife, Sandy, live in the Governor's Mansion in Juneau. That matters to a number of people in the community, particularly when talk of a possible capital move arises.
"Surprised and disappointed" was the reaction by Sen. Mark Begich upon learning that his opponent Dan Sullivan has bowed out of an Oct. 1 fisheries debate in Kodiak. It is the second time this year that Sullivan has declined to participate in the Chamber of Commerce event that has been an election year tradition since 1990.
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt speaks at a lunch with about 160 servicemen from the Army, Navy, Marines and Seabees, August 3, 1944, at the Naval Operating Base Adak. In August 1944, with a year of hard fighting left until the end of World War II, President Franklin Roosevelt visited Alaska as part of a three-week journey to the Pacific, the only trip he ever made here.
Juneau residents marked the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on Thursday with a ceremony at Riverside Rotary Park in the Mendenhall Valley. About 100 people gathered around the park's Sept.
Dr. Richard Nelson and Hank Lentfer will be on the show to talk about their Evening at Egan lecture titled "Voices of Glacier Bay: Listening through the Art of Recording"; Members of the Brew Crew, Wayne Stevens and John Blasco, will be on the show to tell us about the 3rd annual Capital Brewfest on Saturday,
The Canvas's Brandon Howard and Kathryn Kell were on A Juneau Afternoon on Thursday with host Shona Strauser and spoke about the Tiles and Fire community art project. "You put whatever you want on the tile and you don't really have complete control of what comes out.
A Juneau man could be sentenced to spend as much as five years in prison after a high-speed accident that seriously injured his cousin over a year and a half ago. Silver Maake, 24, pled guilty to a charge of felony assault in the third degree during a change of plea hearing in Juneau Superior Court on Wednesday.
A gift to the Juneau Community Foundation from the former president of the city's power utility will be about $48 million. Alaska Electric Light & Power owner Bill Corbus and his wife, Katie, in November promised to donate 90 percent of their shares in the company to the foundation that supports southeast Alaska charitable groups.
Delta Air Lines ended their summer run between Juneau and Seattle on August 31. An airline official says the season went well, and residents of the capital city can expect to see Delta back next year. This summer was the first time in almost 20 years when Alaska Airlines did not have a monopoly in Juneau.
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Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 08:32 pm
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