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Why was interior Alaska green during the last ice age?

Why was interior Alaska green during the last ice age?During our planet's most recent cold period, a slab of ice smothered Manhattan. Canada looked like Antarctica but with no protruding mountains.

Assembly fumbles cell phone tower vote, maintains rules

Assembly fumbles cell phone tower vote, maintains rulesIn the final minutes of last night’s 3 ½ hour Assembly committee meeting, one member tried to kill the proposed cell phone tower ordinance through a legal technicality, and the city clerk used duct tape and cardboard to resolve another technicality.

Minto earthquakes then, now and tomorrow

Minto earthquakes then, now and tomorrowSarah Silas, 89, smiled as she remembered an earthquake that shook her village more than 60 years ago.

Rollover collision in Mendenhall Valley totals 3 cars

Juneau Police reported a four-vehicle collision at Mendenhall Loop Road and Egan Drive Saturday evening. The accident blocked traffic for about an hour.

Pedestrian sideswiped by vehicle on North Douglas

A pedestrian was injured after being hit by an alleged drunk driver Sunday morning.

Ernest Leffingwell, scientist with a fan club

Ernest Leffingwell, scientist with a fan clubErnest Leffingwell lived for nine summers and six winters in a cabin made from the ship that brought him to Flaxman Island in 1906.

Slideshow: Learn to Play introduces a new generation to hockey

Slideshow: Learn to Play introduces a new generation to hockeyJDIA coaches and advanced players showed newcomers how much fun hockey could be.

General Katkus resigns as report details Guard’s failure in addressing sexual assault

General Katkus resigns as report details Guard’s failure in addressing sexual assaultAn investigation released Thursday details a long list of failures in how the Alaska National Guard handles reports of sexual assault and other matters.

Bethel man shot by officer arrested in Anchorage

Bethel man shot by officer arrested in AnchorageA man shot in Bethel last month during an altercation with police was arrested Wednesday by Alaska State Troopers after being released from the hospital in Anchorage.

Southeast “trash wood” finds new markets

Southeast “trash wood” finds new marketsSoutheast residents will be able to buy locally milled lumber in the future as small scale timber sales begin on Mitkof Island.
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