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December 15, 2014 at 10:19 AM

Juneau woman seeks answers after pug electrocuted on sidewalk

The Associated Press JUNEAU — A Juneau woman, whose dog was electrocuted on a city sidewalk earlier this month, is seeking answers about the incident. Cheryl Buchanan was walking her dog, Siri, when the 3 ½-year-old pug stepped on an electrically charged junction box near a construction site downtown. A junction box encloses the junction of electric…


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August 28, 2014 at 9:50 AM

7 students disciplined for Juneau hazing

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Seven high school seniors in Juneau will be disciplined for hazing incoming freshman last May. Superintendent Mark Miller at a press conference Wednesday announced results of a school district investigation. The Juneau Empire reports the upperclassmen used a paddle to beat six freshmen. Miller says the school district will not release names of…


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June 25, 2014 at 4:10 PM

After crashing birthday party, bear meets sad end

The Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska  — Wildlife officials in Alaska’s capital suspect a black bear might have literally crashed a child’s birthday party before he was fatally shot inside a different home. The bear had shimmied onto the roof of Alicia Bishop and Glenn Merrill’s home and was walking across a skylight when the bottom fell out…


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November 5, 2013 at 10:15 AM

Bellingham fugitive arrested in Alaska

The Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska — Police in Juneau have arrested a man wanted in Washington state. Police just before 8 p.m. Sunday were called to the Driftwood Hotel to provide help in removing five intoxicated people from a room. Police arrested 49-year-old Russell Bond when officers learned he was wanted on a warrant from Bellingham. He remained in…


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December 24, 2012 at 2:29 PM

Plane from Seattle to Anchorage diverted to Juneau

This post was updated at 4:26 p.m: The Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska (AP)– An Alaska Airlines plane that was flying from Seattle to Anchorage was diverted to Juneau because of engine failure. KTOO-FM ( reports that Flight 731 was diverted to Juneau International Airport late Sunday night. Alaska Airlines says the plane landed without incident after the…


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