A win and a loss in weekend Juneau high school football action.
The Thunder Mountain Falcons beat the Ketchikan Kings 55 to 21, giving the Falcons two wins so far in the Southeast Conference season.
The Juneau Douglas Crimson Bears lost to the North Pole Patriots on a score of 47 to 26.
Two weeks into the regular season, the Patriots are the dominant team in the Railbelt Conference. They were trounced by the Bears last year, so they stepped onto Adair-Kennedy Field Saturday with a score to settle.
The Crimson Bears now have one win and one loss in league play this season.
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For third time in 2 years, state officials cite Skagway Assemblyman for financial disclosure violationsHenry’s checkered candidate disclosure record was discovered when he pleaded guilty to federal tax crimes in early 2016. Henry hadn’t paid income tax for a number of years.
- Studies suggest most of the people coming to the area with the warplanes will likely offset a decrease in the Fairbanks-area population from cuts in funding for state agencies and the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
- BP isn't disputing that the incidents took place. The company has already taken extreme steps to address the issue.