The Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears ended their football season Saturday in a huge loss to the Service High School Cougars.
The Cougars scored the first touchdown within the first 15-seconds of the game, on a 90-yard kick-off return. From then on, they dominated the Bears, winning 64 to 21 in the large schools semi-finals. They will play South Anchorage next week for the championship title.
Small and medium-division schools played for the statewide title this weekend, with Nikiski beating Barrow on a score of 52 to 21 for small schools. Kenai won the medium schools championship over Homer. The score was 26 to 14.
- Officer Smith says that the anti-camping ordinance would allow him to focus on the type of sleepers who are attracting the most complaints but not everyone sleeping downtown.
- The four leaders say removing campers from downtown district can be done in “a humane and compassionate” way by establishing a campsite elsewhere.
- KTOO is carrying live NPR coverage of Donald Trump’s inauguration as the 45 president of the United States beginning at 8 a.m. Friday. The event’s being held at U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.
- The Juneau Assembly will be asked next week to approve $3.06 million in pay increases for employees at Bartlett Regional Hospital. That's after the city-owned hospital's board of directors approved a tentative agreement with its unionized workforce after more than a year of negotiations that ended with the help of federal mediators.