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Rosemarie Alexander, KTOO - Juneau

Rosemarie Alexander is a reporter at KTOO in Juneau.

Highways, Bridges and Ferries Top STIP Priority List

Dangerous highways, old bridges and the Alaska Class ferry top the Alaska Statewide Transportation Improvement Program for the next four years.

September 7, 2011 - 7:38 pm

Miner Dies in Kensington Gold Mine Accident

A miner has been killed in an underground accident at the Kensington Gold Mine. Coeur Alaska is withholding the victim’s name at this time.

September 7, 2011 - 7:36 pm

Southeast Borough Plan Draws Ire

Petersburg is on Mitkof Island, where the Wrangell Narrows meet Frederick Sound. Its proposed borough would be about 4-thousand 347 square miles – both land and water.

September 1, 2011 - 6:28 pm

State Gets Support in its Fight Against Roadless Rule

The Juneau Chamber of Commerce, First Things First Alaska Foundation and 12 other Southeast businesses and organizations will join in the state’s lawsuit against a federal rule that prevents road construction in certain areas of the Tongass National Forest.

August 12, 2011 - 5:12 pm

Arkansas Teenagers Charged With Attack on Juneau Man Will be Tried as Adults

Like Juneau, a small Arkansas town is trying to make sense of the death of a 19-year-old Juneau man who was allegedly beaten by four teenage boys while he was visiting their community.

August 3, 2011 - 6:34 pm

Bodies of Plane Crash Victims Recovered from Douglas Island

The bodies of two plane crash victims on Juneau’s Douglas Island have finally been recovered.

August 1, 2011 - 6:04 pm

Crews Recover Bodies From Douglas Island Crash

Weather cleared enough Friday evening for a helicopter to reach the site of a plane wreck on Douglas Island and remove two bodies. Efforts continue to recover the crash debris.

August 1, 2011 - 9:34 am

Juneau Teenager Dies After Assault in Arkansas

Casey Kelly, KTOO – Juneau
Rosemarie Alexander, KTOO – Juneau

A Juneau teenager has died in Arkansas as a result of injuries sustained in a July 20 random assault.

July 29, 2011 - 6:09 pm

Weather Prevents Recovery of Bodies from Plane Crash

Poor weather continues to prevent efforts to recover the bodies from a single-engine plane that crashed Sunday on Douglas Island in Juneau.

July 27, 2011 - 6:03 pm

Victims of Juneau Plane Crash ID’d

The victims of that plane crash in Juneau have been identified as a physician’s assistant at the Hoonah clinic and his wife.

July 27, 2011 - 9:35 am

Two Bodies Found in Plane Wreckage Near Eaglecrest Ski Area

Two bodies have been found in the wreckage of a small single-engine plane that crashed Sunday near Eaglecrest Ski Area in Juneau.

July 25, 2011 - 6:22 pm

Glacial Outburst Floods Mendenhall Lake, River

Flood waters are starting to recede in Juneau’s Mendenhall Valley, though a National Weather Service flood warning remains in effect until 10 o’clock Thursday night for the Mendenhall Lake and Mendenhall River.

July 21, 2011 - 6:17 pm
Documentary Airs About Alaska’s Century-Old Schooners

Documentary Airs About Alaska’s Century-Old Schooners

By Rosemarie Alexander, KTOO – Juneau and Marcia Lynn, KBBI – Homer

A small fleet of Seattle-based wooden halibut schooners still work Alaska waters, though they’re nearly a century old.

July 6, 2011 - 6:06 pm

Biologists Test Effects of Acid Drainage from Tulsequah Mine

Fish and Game biologists are testing for the effects of acid mine drainage from the defunct Tulsequah Mine at the headwaters of the Taku River.

June 24, 2011 - 7:08 pm

Materials Barged In to Re-Open Tulsequah Chief Mine

Construction materials have been barged up Taku Inlet in preparation for re-opening the Tulsequah Chief mine in British Columbia. Chieftain Metals is hoping for road access through First Nation territory to ship ores from the mine, which has not operated since the 1950′s.

June 24, 2011 - 11:49 am

Juneau Conservation Study Published

Three years after an avalanche severed Juneau from its main source of low-cost power, the capital city remains the international example of conservation.

How residents conserved is the subject of an article in the latest edition of the journal, Energy Policy.

June 14, 2011 - 6:26 pm
Release of Palin Emails Prompts Explanation for Long Delay

Release of Palin Emails Prompts Explanation for Long Delay

The state of Alaska today released more than 24,000 pages of emails from Sarah Palin’s first 21 months as governor.

Reporters from national television networks and newspapers converged on Juneau earlier this week.

June 10, 2011 - 1:27 pm

360 North Carrying Soboleff Memorial Service

Memorial services for the Reverend Doctor Walter Soboleff will be carried live on statewide television Saturday.

Beginning at 2 p.m., Doctor Soboleff will be remembered at a Grand Camp Alaska Native Brotherhood and Alaska Native Sisterhood service followed by a community memorial.

May 27, 2011 - 9:22 pm