Juneau Police investigate the house of Juneau Mayor Greg Fisk on the evening of Monday November 30th. Photo by: Mikko Wilson / KTOO

Juneau Police confirm Mayor Greg Fisk found dead at home

Jennifer Canfield and Lisa Phu
- Mayor Greg Fisk was found dead at his home on Kennedy Street earlier this afternoon.

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The Yocha Dehe tribe grows, mills and markets its own extra-virgin olive oil. The tribe's mill uses top-of-the-line equipment imported from Florence, Italy.

Native American Tribe Bets On Olive Oil

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Once impoverished, California’s Yocha Dehe tribe found success with a casino complex. Now the tribe is using its newfound wealth to grow, bottle and sell premium olive oil.

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Loneliness May Warp Our Genes, And Our Immune Systems

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Loneliness takes a toll on many aspects of health, in part because it activates a fight -or-flight immune response. That may have helped ancestors survive lonely exile, but can slowly kill us today.

Demonstrators do push-ups Friday as others block motorists along Chicago's Michigan Avenue as they protest the shooting of Laquan McDonald who was killed by a police officer in 2014.

Chicago Protesters Block High-End Stores, Demanding Inquiry Into Shooting

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Days after a video was released showing a white police officer killing a 17-year-old black man, protesters in Chicago turned out to disrupt traffic and shopping on Black Friday.

Tima Kurdi, seen here next to a painting of her late nephew, Alan Kurdi, says she has received official approval to welcome her brother and his family into her home in Canada. Virginia Mayo/AP

Relatives Of Drowned Syrian Boy Will Move To Canada

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Nearly three months after the tragic death of Alan Kurdi in waters off Turkey’s coast came to symbolize a refugee crisis, seven of his relatives are heading to Canada.

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Delays expected along Parks Highway

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Delays expected along Parks Highway due to snow slides

Marijuana plant. (Photo courtesy Pixabay)

Marijuana club opens in Fairbanks

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A marijuana club that for a fee allows patrons to smoke pot or consume it in foods has opened in Fairbanks.

Avalanche danger thwarts search for missing man at Hatcher Pass

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Avalanche danger is continuing to hamper search efforts for a man missing at Hatcher Pass.

Fairbanks residents not on board with ride sharing

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Borough officials and Enterprise Holdings have agreed to suspend payments for a program that no one has signed up for.


Alaska man dies after warning wife about house fire

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Alaska State Troopers say a 90-year-old man died in a morning house fire after waking his wife, giving her time to escape the flames.

Former caretaker gets 20 years for shooting death

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A former in-home caretaker will spend 20 years in prison for fatally shooting a blind woman’s husband.

Anchorage police: Man dies in rollover truck crash

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Anchorage police say a man is dead after the truck he was driving carrying a female passenger and five dogs crashed.

Anchorage jury convicts sex offender of molesting child

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He faces 20 to 35 years in prison when he’s sentenced on March 22.