Home » 2014 (Page 3)

Hong Kong Police Arrest Protest Leaders, More Than 100 Others

Hong Kong Police Arrest Protest Leaders, More Than 100 OthersPolice in Hong Kong fired pepper spray and arrested scores of protesters overnight Tuesday into Wednesday as they cleared part of a pro-democracy protest camp.

Gov.-elect Walker names attorney general, directors

Gov.-elect Walker names attorney general, directorsWalker also announced that he will retain Gary Folger as the public safety commissioner.

Trial delayed for doctor accused of possession, distribution of child porn

Trial delayed for doctor accused of possession, distribution of child pornDr. Greg Salard’s defense attorney asked for delay until Feb. 2015 so a computer forensics expert can review evidence

Obama: ‘No Sympathy’ For Those Destroying Ferguson

Obama: ‘No Sympathy’ For Those Destroying FergusonObama said he had a message for anyone who wants to work toward improving the situation: "Your president will be right there with you."

Hoonah cruise-ship dock back on track

Hoonah cruise-ship dock back on trackHoonah and its village Native corporation are moving ahead with plans to build a cruise-ship pier near town.

The Psychic Effects Of Seeing Police Everywhere In Ferguson

The Psychic Effects Of Seeing Police Everywhere In FergusonThe irony is as thick as smoke plumes unleashed on protesters during scuffles last night: A heavy police and National Guard presence is here to restore order and protect civilians after months of unrest that was arguably started by too many unpleasant encounters between police and civilians.

Nome proposes new taxes to deal with dwindling state, federal dollars

Nome proposes new taxes to deal with dwindling state, federal dollarsOther Alaska cities, large and small, face similar budget shortfalls, raising questions of just what jobs people expect their city to do.

Anti-Begich Ad in Voter Guide Prompts Bill to Ban Parties From Booklet

Anti-Begich Ad in Voter Guide Prompts Bill to Ban Parties From BookletRep. Les Gara, an Anchorage Democrat, wants to ban partisan ads in the guide, a booklet that’s mailed to every voting household.

Rescued Sitka hunter: I made a couple of mistakes and it cost me

Rescued Sitka hunter: I made a couple of mistakes and it cost meJohn DeLong, a Sitka hunter rescued by the Coast Guard last Wednesday spent a long, cold night under a tree before a helicopter came to hoist him to safety.

Juneau Housing First project inches closer to reality

Juneau Housing First project inches closer to realityJuneau is getting closer to becoming the third community in Alaska with a Housing First project to provide the chronically homeless with housing.