Tuesday’s story is can best be summed up by Rita Brown:
Good judgment comes from experience, and often experience comes from bad judgment. ~Rita Mae Brown
“The Bear got Me” by Matthew
Top-secret, high-tech rocket science devolves into a primitive situation on a stretch of Alaskan highway. Nature’s still stronger than we are, in a fair fight.
- The decision essentially halts the construction of the oil pipeline right above the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation and it also comes as protests at the site continued to grow.
- A man who was shot by a Juneau police officer was medevaced to Seattle and is expected to live. The police, the Department of Law and the Alaska Bureau of Investigation are trying to determine why lethal force was used.
- Sitka fishermen volunteer to audit how much fuel they're using in hopes of cutting expenses and boosting profits.
- A 38-year-old Juneau man injured in an officer-involved shooting early Saturday on Ocean View Drive has been medevaced to Seattle.