Fire Guts Nome Apartment Building

Fire Guts Nome Apartment Building

Nome firefighters, in five fire response vehicles, fought an apartment blaze for nearly two hours before getting it under control at approximately 9 pm on Thursday night. Nome firefighters arrived at the scene at about 7:10 pm on Thursday night, to find the eight unit apartment building, owned by the Bering Straits Native Corporation, in […]

Aurora Arson Snarls Traffic Nation-Wide

A contract employee at a suburban air traffic control center set fire to the facility with gasoline on Friday, brought air traffic to a standstill at O’Hare and Midway airports on Friday. The employee, angered that he was being transferred to Hawaii, deliberately set fire to the center stopping up to 1,500 flights at the two […]

Forest Service Clarifies Photography Rules

The U.S. Forest Service has done an about-face on the issue of photography on U.S. Forest Service lands throughout the nation. Previously this week, it was reported that the U.S. Forest Service would be charging up to $1,500 for permits to film or take photographs in federally designated wilderness areas or face penalties of up to $1,000. […]

Juneau Homeowner Dispatches Marauding Black Bear

Juneau Homeowner Dispatches Marauding Black Bear

A nuisance Black Bear was shot and killed by a homeowner in Juneau early Thursday morning according to Alaska State Troopers. Juneau Police and Alaska Wildlife Troopers responded to an address on Back Loop Road near Goat Hill at 6:15 am to investigate the wildlife shooting. Troopers and police found that the homeowner shot and […]