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Two people injured in downtown SUV crash

A 1999 gold Infinity SUV crashed Thursday night near Second and Seward streets in downtown Juneau. The driver and a passenger were taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital for treatment of their injuries. (Photo courtesy Justin Byrd) An SUV crashed downtown Thursday night and the passenger and driver wer

KTOO.ORG - 2018-01-19 20:01:36

Hydro One, Avista travel to Juneau to try to ease concern about future of AEL&P

Connie Hulbert, President and General Manager of AEL&P, gives an overview of the electric utility during a public meeting with leadership from Avista and Hydro One at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire) Mayo Schmidt, President and CEO of Hyd

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2018 Women's March organizers encourage new generation of women to run for office

Former Juneau Rep. Beth Kerttula stands with other lawmakers on the steps of the Alaska State Capitol on Jan. 20, 2018. (Photo by Adelyn Baxter/KTOO) Hundreds gathered outside the Alaska State Capitol Saturday morning for the 2018 Women's March on Juneau. They held signs saying "The Future is Female

KTOO.ORG - 2018-01-21 01:57:40

Report: Alaska firearm deaths highest rate in US in 2016

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Alaska had the highest rate of firearm deaths in the nation in 2016, according to new numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There were 177 firearm-related deaths in Alaska in 2016, the Juneau Empire reported Thursday. That's a rate of about 23 firearm dea

FAIRBANKS DAILY NEWS-MINER - 2018-01-19 14:40:35

This New Jersey-raised man wants to hold expensive 'shamanic retreat' in Juneau. Alaska Native leaders are not having it.

An Alaska Native leader has asked a non-indigenous shaman to cancel a pricey retreat to Juneau which she says amounts to cultural theft and the commercialization of Alaska Native cultures. In a letter sent to the Dance of the Deer Foundation, Sealaska Heritage Institute President Rosita Worl asked t

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Women's March organizer outlines Saturday event

Women's March on Juneau is Saturday morning here in the Capital City. Organizer Trish Custard outlined the schedule on A Juneau Afternoon. "At 9:45, they should be walking up towards the State Capitol Building," Custard said. "At 10 a.m. the rally will begin. By about 11 o'clock we'll start marching

KTOO.ORG - 2018-01-19 18:00:49

Eastman plans to seek hearing on ethics finding

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - An Alaska state lawmaker said Friday he plans to seek a formal hearing into an ethics panel finding that he improperly disclosed to a member of the public the existence of a complaint that was considered confidential. A subcommittee of the Select Committee on Legislative Ethics

CCENTERDISPATCH.COM - 2018-01-20 02:07:38

Alaska unemployment rate inches up in December

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Alaska's unemployment rate crept up to 7.3 percent last month, its highest level since March 2012. ... Surviving Alone in AlaskaReport rights infringementpublished:25 Apr 2012views:5618568 JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Alaska's unemployment rate crept up to 7.3 percent last month, i

RADIO EGYPT - 2018-01-19 20:01:30

Thousands of Alabama fans support football team during parade celebration

Lauren Borek and Andrew Kent stood out amongst the sea of Crimson Tide fans, something Minkah Fitzpatrick was sure to point out. Fitzpatrick, defensive back and co-team captain for the 2017 Crimson Tide football team, was standing on the steps of Bryant-Denney Stadium Saturday afternoon following a

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2018-01-21 00:30:33

1 dead, 3 to be arrested following early January Union Springs shooting

The Union Springs Police Department signed seven arrest warrants following a shooting on Jan. 7. Cpt. Sharon Dean said the warrants are for three people. The original charges were for first-degree assault, shooting into an occupied dwelling and shooting into an occupied vehicle. One of the two peopl

WSFA - 2018-01-20 02:50:07

Harley Barber's mom says daughter is degrading herself, OK with punishment

The estranged mother of a former University of Alabama student who left school after she posted videos to social media in which she repeatedly used the n-word and other profanities called her daughter's behavior degrading. Jill Barbera told NJ.com she didn't raise her 19-year-old daughter, who is fr

AL.COM - 2018-01-19 17:12:00

Firefighters battling house fire in west Birmingham

Updated: 6:42 PM CST Jan 20, 2018 Firefighters tonight are battling a large house fire in west Birmingham. Crews were called to a blaze on 7th Street West around 6 p.m. and arrived to find a house engulfed by flames. Smoke from the fire can be seen on WVTM 13's Red Mountain SkyCam. It's unknown at

WVTM13.COM - 2018-01-21 00:42:00

Birmingham teen indicted on 7 felony assault charges in Center Point church carnival shooting

Updated: 1:04 PM CST Jan 18, 2018 A Jefferson County grand jury has indicted a Birmingham teen in connection with a church carnival shooting in Center Point that left seven people injured, including a baby girl. Laeric Bailey, 17, is facing seven counts of second-degree assault. Bailey, a former H

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South Alabama Women's March dings Trump, promotes women for political office

They came holding colorful signs promoting women's role in politics and in opposition of President Donald Trump and his agenda. And the women who marched around a public park in Mobile Saturday also joined together in chants, such as "Not the church. Not the state. Women must control their fate." Bu

AL.COM - 2018-01-20 23:23:39

Prostitution crackdown leads to criminal charges against 26 in Tuscaloosa

All had bond set at a thousand dollars each and all have court appearances set for February. (MGN) More than two dozen men face soliciting prostitution charges in Tuscaloosa. Court documents just made public show the 26 arrests were made over a three day period from January 12 through the 14th. Six

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Crews working house fire near Birmingham Southern College

BIRMINGHAM, Ala (WIAT): Birmingham Fire crews responded to the scene of a large house fire near Birmingham Southern College on Saturday. The two story structure was completely engulfed by the time crews arrived, per a Battalion Chief on scene. Fire crews say the structure appeared to have been occ

WIAT TV - 2018-01-21 01:49:52

Executive: Hilcorp plans to spend $285M in Alaska this year

KENAI, Alaska (AP) - Oil and gas company Hilcorp announced that it plans to spend about $285 million in Alaska during 2018. CompanyOperations ManagerChad Helgeson made the spending plans public on Jan. 10 at a forum in Kenai, the Peninsula Clarion reported Tuesday. Helgeson said the largest portio

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Second-half surge pushes Soldotna past Kodiak

Kodiak's attempt to slow the game down stymied Soldotna for the first half. The Stars figured things out after halftime. Behind 31 second-half points, Soldotna rolled to a 52-29 Northern Lights Conference boys basketball victory over the Bears Thursday at Soldotna High School. Kodiak's attempt to s

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Kenai officials explore permits for dip net fishery vendors

KENAI, Alaska (AP) - Kenai city officials are exploring permit options for beach vendors that aim to help local entrepreneurs and the city capitalize on the summer dip net fishery. The Peninsula Clarion reports the Kenai City Council on Wednesday held informal discussions on issuing permits and inst

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-01-20 17:25:43

Troopers catch theft suspect after 4-hour standoff in AP

Dellan Vanbuskirk in a 2016 mug shot. (Photo courtesy Homer Police) A four-hour standoff in Anchor Point on Tuesday night that involved Alaska State Troopers and a Special Emergency Response Team ended without incident when troopers arrested a man wanted for vehicle theft. Troopers found Dellan Va

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