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.
- Lawmakers who represent areas outside Juneau receive $295 for each day of the special session. Juneau lawmakers receive $221.25 per day.
- Sixteen veterans of the Alaska Territorial Guard will be honored at a discharge ceremony today. Four of them are from Western Alaska.
- The historic houses in Juneau and Douglas were predominately built by miners and fishermen long before today's zoning was put into place. That's prevented homeowners from restoring or rebuilding homes in these neighborhoods without running into conflict with the city's zoning laws -- a temporary fix may be on the way.
- Alaska U.S. Rep. Don Young wants to know why Americans are still fighting in Afghanistan. He has co-sponsored a bill that would end funding for the war in a year, unless the president and Congress affirm the need for it.