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[Friday, June 14, 2013 12TH EDITION 2:15  P. M.]
 

Paul case goes to the jury

The murder and manslaughter charges lodged against David J.  Paul in the death of four month old Rian Orr went to the jury Thursday following closing arguments.

 

The jury plans to begin deliberations Friday.

 

Prosecutors say Paul dropped the infant on a bathroom floor on August  9, 2010, and shook her to make her stop crying.
 

Juneau could see record heat this weekend
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP & KINY) — Juneau could see record high temperatures this weekend after a string of abnormally warm days that have left some residents grumbling about the heat.

National Weather Service meteorologist Rick Fritsch says daytime highs this week have run as much as 10-14 degrees above normal at the Juneau airport. He says normal temps for this time of year are around 62 degrees.

Fritsch says Juneau could see record temps this weekend. Saturday's record high at the airport is 83 degrees, dating to 1969, while Sunday's is 82 degrees, dating to 1948.

Fritsch says the warm weather is due to a thermal trough that's also triggered thunderstorms in other parts of southeast Alaska.

 

This weekend's warm temperatures are not expected to exceed the warmest day ever in Juneau to date.  That occurred on July 7, 1975, when it hit 90 degrees at the airport.  The second warmest temperature ever was 86 degrees on June 13, 1969, 44 years ago.

The forecast for the next two weeks calls for above normal temperatures and below normal precipitation for Juneau.

 

Nugget Alaskan Outfitters moving to Mendenhall Mall
One of the tenants of the Nugget Mall in Juneau is getting set to pack up and move on down the road.

After 25 years in its current location, Nugget Alaskan Outfitters will soon be moving to the center portion of the Mendenhall Mall that previously housed JC Penny and Gottschalks.

Ron Flint is the managing partner of the business and he says they're making a move after a long time at the Nugget Mall.

They think it'll be great for their customers and avid supporters and they're looking forward to it, he says.

When asked what led to the decision, Flint indicated that their lease term was up at the Nugget Mall and he thought it would be a good time to look around and see what was available.

After consulting with a real estate agent and a representative from Mendenhall Mall, Flint says he found they had something to look at.

He thinks it's going to be great for the business as it's definitely a bigger area.

Their current space is 11,000 square feet and their new location will provide them with 15,000 square feet, according to a company release.

They won't devote all of it to a sales floor, Flint says, and the extra space will allow them to have greater efficiencies in warehousing and storage with their footwear among other things.

They're looking forward to the efficiencies it'll create for them as they're just a little cramped where they're at, he says.

Flint's father, Bill Flint, opened the Nugget Department Store in 1974.

Flint says they're looking at getting into the new space by the end of September.

 

City Attorney Search Subcommittee meeting Saturday to examine applicants
There is a pool of eight candidates to become the City and Borough's new attorney.

The Assembly City Attorney Search Subcommittee will meet Saturday afternoon according to Assembly member Randy Wanamaker who was on Action Line Friday. He says there appears to be six candidates who qualify and meet the minimum standards.

Those standards include a minimum of ten years of experience, an Alaska bar member, and the experience must be a combination of various aspects of law, he says.

That's so they know they can step into the job without too steep a learning curve, Wanamaker says.

Wanamaker did not have their names. He plans to review their backgrounds prior to the meeting.

In regards to the timeline for replacing John Hartle, who retires effective July 1, Wanamaker says they'd like to have made their selection by the end of June.

That's so Hartle can retire on June 30th, he says, and, if possible, on July 1st they'll know they have a new person coming in.

He says that person will more than likely be working somewhere else and they'll need to give notice and may need to move to Juneau so they probably won't be on the job by July 1st.

They may have the opportunity to come in and meet staff, according to Wanamaker, and get some guidelines on what the workload will be like.

He says they may have to do double duty until they get started.

They're hoping to get someone in position and on the job by the end of July, Wanamaker says.

Assembly Ad Hoc Housing Committee to be dissolved
The work of the Assembly's Ad Hoc Housing Committee is done.

So says Assembly member Randy Wanamaker who served on the panel.

The panel wrapped up its work Thursday afternoon by reviewing a matrix of suggestions received from the industry including realtors, lending institutions, land owners, and developers for increasing the supply of housing in Juneau.

Wanamaker says they felt it was time that the work of the committee had progressed enough now that it should be able to be taken up by standing committees and carried on from there.

The Ad Hoc committee can be formally dissolved now, he says, and the work can be carried on by their other committees or by the Assembly and city staff.

Wanamaker says that he thought they probably had more meetings than they needed to, but they didn't realize it until later in the process.

There's enough information on the list of items that they've prepared that it shouldn't be a committee of four people making decisions and recommendations now, he says, it needs to be all nine of the Assembly members.

Everyone's happy to see it move on to the next level, according to Wanamaker.

 

Four high school level administrators hired by local district
The Juneau School District has filled four high school administrator positions.

Kristin Garot was selected as the new principal at the Yaakoosge Daakahidi Alternative High School.

She will also head up the Montessori Borealis, HomeBRIDGE, Miller House and Montana Creek programs.

Garot was an English teacher at Thunder Mountain High School for five years. Prior to that she spent nine years at Juneau Douglas High School.

Kristy Germain was picked as the Assistant Principal at Juneau Douglas High School. The JDHS graduate taught Social Studies and English there for ten years.

Maggie Mathews has been chosen as an interim Director of Student Services for the next school year.

She comes to the local school district from Oregon where she served in similar positions prior to her retirement from there.

Meredith Jaecks was hired as the Special Education Coordinator in the Student Services Department.

She's currently employed in the State Department of Education and early Development.

She has 13 years experience working with special education students from kindergarten through 12th grade.

 

Wreckage removal plan being developed for plane that crashed near Petersburg
(AP & KINY) - A preliminary report says the pilot in in a deadly Alaska crash turned his sightseeing plane to avoid rising terrain and slammed into the side of a mountain.

The pilot also said weather conditions had deteriorated throughout the day.

Clint Johnson is the Chief of the National Transportation Safety Board's regional office in Alaska and he says their investigator in charge, Bryce Banning, did have a chance to talk at length with the pilot and that's basically what was said.

The pilot also said there were not mechanical issues he was able to detect before the accident, Johnson says.

However, they are still in the preliminary stages of the accident investigation, according to Johnson, and when Banning was on scene at the investigation site he was not able to finish the wreckage exam.

That's primarily due to topography and the precarious location. So, Johnson says, they're waiting for the plane to be recovered back to Petersburg where Banning will finish the investigation.

Johnson says they're waiting for the operator and the operator's insurance company to formulate a plan to get the wreckage out of there, which will be quite a challenge.

He says they'll be dealing with heavily forested areas containing trees in excess of 100 feet tall and very steep terrain.

Hopefully they'll get that done in the next few weeks, according to Johnson. Everything's still in the very preliminary stages, he says.

He did want to thank the U.S. Coast Guard and Juneau Mountain Rescue for their help, saying they did an excellent job.

The report by the NTSB says the pilot was making his fourth flight of the day when the floatplane crashed June 4.

One passenger, 66-year-old Thomas L. Rising of Santa Fe, N.M., died and two members of a Pennsylvania family were seriously injured. The pilot and three other family members sustained minor injuries. The survivors were rescued hours later.

KTUU-TV says the NTSB report was released late Wednesday.
(KTUU)

 

AP NewsBreak: Lt Gov certifies pot application
MARK THIESSEN,Associated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell on Friday certified a ballot initative application to legalize marijuana in Alaska.

Supporters now have a year to collect 30,169 signatures from qualified voters to get the question on the ballot.

Organizers hope to have enough signatures by January to have it on next year's primary ballot.

The proposal would make it legal for those 21 and older to use and possess up to 1 ounce of marijuana, though not in public. It also would set out provisions for legal grow operations and establish an excise tax.

It will take about a week for the petition booklets to be printed. Once they are delivered, the signature gathering process can begin.
 

Hawaii man pleads guilty to hoax hijack call
HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii man is pleading guilty to making a hoax call to the FBI when he falsely reported a possible hijacker was aboard an airplane.

Prosecutors say Timothy David Hershman of Kona admitted calling the FBI on Jan. 17 and saying another man was going to hijack a plane headed to Alaska.

Authorities determined the other man was aboard an Alaska Airlines flight from Kona to Seattle. Two Oregon National Guard fighter jets escorted the flight.

Authorities decided the call was a hoax after questioning the other man for nearly two hours.

Prosecutors said Thursday Hershman confessed to making the call because the man had allegedly placed fish guts in his truck.

Hershman faces up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine. Sentencing is scheduled for Oct. 7.

Douglas to make big deal of Flag Day again
It's Flag Day Friday where it's a big deal in Douglas.

Susanne Williams of the Douglas 4th of July Committee says they've been observing the day ever since 1997, the town's 100th birthday.

They're asking people to decorate for the occasion.

Judging will be done by Douglas Fire Department volunteers beginning at 5 p.m. Friday.

Williams says first, second and third place certificates will be awarded in several categories including homes, businesses, non-profits, condominiums and apartment buildings.

People area asked to leave their decorations up through at least the 4th of July.

At a minimum, she says they're asking people to fly a flag.

And they're calling on other parts of the city and borough to participate by doing the same.

Fireworks arrive  in town
Work is already underway in advance of Juneau's 4th of July fireworks display.

Gary Stambaugh of the fireworks crew says they have arrived in town.

He says they've been getting the fireworks for years from a supplier in the Mat Su Borough community of Big Lake.

The Assembly appropriates $30,000 to fund the fireworks display.

Stambaugh says they already have put in a couple of hundred of man hours making preparations.

The fireworks display starts the very first thing on the 4th at 12:01 a.m.

Only 3 parade entry forms submitted so far
There are exactly three entries for the Juneau 4th of July parade to date.

 

That's according to Jean Sztuk of the Juneau Festival Association who says they are expecting many more.

 

She says entry forms are due by June 25th.

They're available at Cycle Alaska downtown and the Mendenhall Library in the Valley.

After filling them out, Sztuk says to drop them back to either location.

No entry forms are required for the parade in Douglas. Any participants in the downtown parade are invited to cross the bridge and form up on the Douglas side for the parade there.

 

PILT funding amounts announced for FY13
The federal government is distributing $26.5 Million to Alaskan communities in compensation for taxes that could not be levied on federal lands in their jurisdiction during fiscal year 2013.

Juneau is receiving $1,797,920 from the Payment in Lieu of Taxes or PILT program.

The Haines Borough will receive $366,573; Skagway, $123,698; the Hoonah Angoon Census Area; $345,394; Ketchikan, $1,017,546; Sitka, $596,029; Prince of Wales; $654,129; Petersburg, $623,623; and Wrangell, $389,845.

The revenue helps provide local services including fire fighting and police protection, road and school construction and search and rescue operations.

U. S. Senator Lisa Murkowski says the program ensures that local communities have the appropriate funds to provide services that would otherwise be supported through property taxes.

 

AVO: Eruption likely under way at Alaska volcano
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Scientists have raised the alert level for a volcano in the Alaska Peninsula.

The Alaska Earthquake Observatory says in a release that elevated surface temperatures recorded Thursday morning at Veniaminof (VEN'-ee-ah-mean-off) Volcano indicate an eruption is likely under way at the intracaldera cone.

No ash plumes were observed Thursday, but clouds have obscured views from a web cam aimed at the summit.

However, scientists say seismic tremors continue, which is an indication of low-level effusive activity and small explosions.

The volcano has had elevated levels of seismic activity since Saturday, along with steam emissions.

The volcano is located in the Aleutian Islands, about 480 miles southwest of Anchorage.

Veniaminof has erupted at least 12 times in the past 200 years.

 

Delays reported at Sea-Tac security lines
SEATAC, Wash. (AP) — Sea-Tac Airport reports passengers are moving a little more smoothly through security lines Thursday, but the airport is just busier in the summer.

A spokeswoman, Christina Faine (FAY'-nee), says travelers should arrive at the airport two hours before their flight.

SeaTac averages about 100,000 passengers a day from June through August, compared to about 85,000 off-season.

Regional Transportation Security Administration spokeswoman Lorie Dankers also says the summer travel season is increasing numbers at security checkpoints and the agency adjusts its staffing. She says wait times Thursday morning were around nine minutes.

Seattle stations KING, KIRO and KOMO reported security line backups Wednesday of more than an hour.

An Alaska Airlines spokeswoman said Wednesday it had 150 passengers since Sunday who missed flights because of security delays.

Hiker airlifted off Seward's Mount Marathon
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An injured hiker had to be flown off Mount Marathon in Seward.

KTUU reports three members of the Seward Fire Department climbed the mountain to find the hiker Wednesday evening. Fire Chief Eddie Athey says the hiker had an open head wound, and was dehydrated and disoriented.

It was too difficult to get him off the mountain in that condition, so a helicopter had to airlift him to a hospital.

One man disappeared and several others were injured last year during the July Fourth Mount Marathon race in Seward, prompting organizers to put new rules into place this year.

Authorities also urge visitors unfamiliar with the mountain not to hike it.

Athey adds that everyone should know the mountain before climbing it and take proper safety precautions.
(KTUU-TV)

 

Man gets nearly 70 years in fatal shooting
SEATTLE (AP) — A man who shot four homeless people at a Seattle bus shelter two years ago, killing one with a shot to the head, attempted to storm out of the courtroom during his sentencing in King County Superior Court Friday.

Say Keodara had first apologized to the victims but maintained his innocence. Keodara then tried leave the courtroom, telling the guards they could Taze him or shoot him.

The judge ordered him hauled back into the courtroom, and then handed down a sentence of more than 69 years. Last month a jury found Keodara guilty of first-degree murder, three counts of first-degree assault and unlawful possession of a firearm.

Keodara was 17 when he shot and killed 54-year-old Victor Parker in September of 2011. He was also convicted of seriously wounding three other young people in the shooting, which police say resulted from a botched robbery.
(KOMO)

APD seeks man on parole in Kodiak death
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A man on parole for the murder of a Kodiak taxi driver is wanted by Anchorage police on new charges.

The Anchorage Daily News reports 32-year-old Phosavan Khamnivong (PON'-say-ben CAM'-nih-von) now faces assault, eluding officer and criminal mischief charges from May.

He's also wanted on warrants related to his parole.

Police ask anyone who knows his whereabouts to call 786-8900 or 561-STOP.

James "J.C." Hemingon received a 99-year sentence in the Nov. 18, 1997, murder of Kodiak cab driver Jimmy Butron. Khamnivong and his younger brother were accomplices.

Khamnivong pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and received a 25-year prison sentence. His younger brother was in custody until he turned 20.

Authorities say Hemingon shot Butron once during the robbery, which netted them $21, and then again between the eyes.

 

Shooting suspect convicted of immigration charges
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A man charged with murder in the shooting of his former boss at an Anchorage hotel has been convicted in federal court of being in the country illegally.

The U.S. Attorney's office says 48-year-old Javier Martinez was convicted of making false claims of U.S. citizenship and aggravated identity theft.

KTUU-TV reports Martinez also was convicted of re-entry after deportation and possession of a firearm by an illegal alien.

Martinez in October 2011 was fired from his job as a waiter at the Millennium Inn. State prosecutors say that he returned about a week later on Oct. 29 and shot his former manager, 55-year-old Kerry Fadely, to death with a handgun.

The Dominican Republic native was deported in 1992.

His first-degree murder trial is scheduled for Aug. 26.
(KTUU-TV)

 

Shooting wounds man riding in truck in Nikiski
NIKISKI, Alaska (AP) — A 26-year-old man is recovering at a Soldotna hospital after suffering a gunshot wound to his leg in Nikiski (nih-KISS'-kee).

Alaska State Troopers say the man was shot early Friday morning as he rode in the bed of a truck driving down Industrial Avenue in Nikiski.

Troopers say the injuries were not life-threatening.

Investigators are asking for information from the public on the case.

Nikiski is an unincorporated community of about 4,600 located nine miles north of Kenai

Fairbanks man handed 18-year sentence for abuse
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A 38-year-old Fairbanks man convicted of sexual abusing minors has been sentenced to 18 years in prison.

The Fairbanks Daily News-Minerreports Daniel F. Weir in an agreement with prosecutors pleaded guilty to three counts of felony sexual abuse of a minor.

Prosecutors say he molested three victims between 2005 and 2012.

He was sentenced Thursday by Superior Court Judge Douglas Blankenship.
(Fairbanks Daily News-Miner)

 

Anchorage bookkeeper charged with felony fraud
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A 35-year-old Anchorage bookkeeper has been charged with felony theft and fraud counts.

Anchorage police say Ruby Monilla Brooks took $90,000 from disabled clients of the nonprofit corporation she worked for, Assets Inc..

The money was in accounts set up to pay for clients' rent and other services, including burial when they die.

Brooks was bookkeeper at Assets Inc. since 2008. The Anchorage Daily News reports the corporation's director of administrative services called police on April 30.

Police say Brooks just in 2013.took nearly $53,000 from accounts.

She has been summoned to appear in court Tuesday.
(Anchorage Daily News)

 

Former Anderson clerk gets probation for theft
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A former city clerk in the community of Anderson will serve two years of probation after stealing more than $10,000.

The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports 67-year-old Darla J. Coghill pleaded guilty to one count of third-degree misdemeanor theft.

Terms of the plea deal include her repaying $10,822 to the Park Highway community.

If she violates probation, she will have to serve up to six months in jail.

She was the city clerk from March 2008 to January 2012. Coghill's successor as city clerk reported the suspected embezzlement to Alaska State Troopers.

Officials say she was overpaid more than $2,000 in time off. Prosecutors said she also racked up nearly $9,000 on her city-issued credit card on personal expenses, like bills, denture adhesives and a plane ticket for her son.
(Fairbanks Daily News-Miner)

 

2 jurists picked for ex-Pa. judge's cocaine case
WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — The state Supreme Court has picked two judges to handle the criminal case of a former western Pennsylvania judge charged with stealing cocaine from police evidence files in cases before him.

Former Washington County Judge Paul Pozonsky's preliminary hearing Thursday has been postponed indefinitely.

He was charged by the state attorney general last month after retiring abruptly without explanation and moving to Anchorage, Alaska last June. His attorney has declined to specifically address allegations that Pozonsky stole the drugs and tried to replace some of them with baking soda before a supervising judge removed from hearing criminal cases early last year.

Senior District Judge Michael Gerheim of Armstrong County has been appointed to handle Pozonsky's preliminary hearing. Senior Bedford County Judge Daniel Lee Howser will handle the case in Common Pleas Court.

 

Parnell extends disaster declaration for flooding
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Gov. Sean Parnell has added more communities affected by spring flooding to his disaster declaration.

The disaster area, which initially extended to Galena, Eagle, Fort Yukon and others, has been amended to include areas like Emmonak and Alakanuk.

The declaration clears the way for state disaster aid in affected communities. Parnell's office says the declaration amendment is in response to prolonged flooding due to ice jams and high water from excessive run-off.

Parnell, in a letter to legislative leaders last month, said he planned to initially limit spending for the disaster to $1 million of the $3.4 million in the disaster relief fund.

Parnell's spokeswoman says Parnell has increased that amount. She says the fund will be replenished with an additional $5 million when the fiscal year begins July 1.

 

UPDATE: Rabbit Creek flooding submerges bridge
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Anchorage police say flood waters from Rabbit Creek have started to recede.

KTUU reports one home was flooded and three others were evacuated before responders said the water began to subside about noon.

The overflowing creek also put a bridge under water and threatened vehicles.

Police spokeswoman Dani Myren says the bridge at 140th Avenue, or about a half block south of DeArmoun Road, is submerged.

Myren says people should not attempt to cross the creek, and drivers should avoid the area.

She also says for people who live on the creek should move possession to higher ground.

The National Weather Service issued a flood warning for Rabbit Creek, effective until noon Saturday.

 

Airport Dike Trail to close for a few days next week
The Airport Dike Trail, formally known as the EVAR or Emergency Vehicle Access Road, will be closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic for a few days next week.

The Airport Manager's Office says the closure will begin at 7 Tuesday morning.

It's anticipated the trail will reopen by Thursday afternoon at 5:30.

The closure is associated with the runway safety area improvements.

 

52 new citizens will take oath Friday
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — There will be 52 new U.S. citizens Friday when a special swearing in ceremony will be held in Anchorage on Friday, Flag Day.

Officials with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services field office in Anchorage will conduct the naturalization ceremony at 11 a.m. at the A.J. Loussac Library.

The new citizens hail from 14 nations, including Serbia, Cameroon, Thailand, Cub and South Sudan.

Immigration Services Officer Sara Hardgrove will administer the oath.

 

Aleut Corp. acquires business
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Aleut Corp. says it has acquired a Louisiana company that provides environmental assessments and cleanup of radioactive materials.

The Alaska Native regional corporation says it acquired ARS International, based near Baton Rouge.

Aleut says ARS cleans up nuclear sites, as well as oil and gas fields, where low-level radioactive waste is generated.

Aleut says ARS has 55 employees and works with energy companies and government.

 

Chena Hot Springs land deal faces opposition
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A second proposal to sell Fairbanks North Star Borough land to Chena Hot Springs Resort owner Bernie Karl is opposed by some borough assembly members who say the plan ignores guidelines set.

The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner says the new proposal follows an earlier one that fell apart when Karl said it wasn't fair. Karl wants to expand his resort.

The first appraisal of the 1,482 acres came in at $390 an acre, equaling a total price of $577,980.

The proposal now in front of the assembly would offer Karl a credit worth $282,720, nearly half of the initial appraised figure, for public use provisions he's agreed to make to the property.

But critics on the assembly say that deal ignores the assembly's directive to average two appraisals.
(Fairbanks Daily News-Miner)

 

Change of command ceremony for Coast Guard Guard Munro scheduled
A change of command ceremony is scheduled for the Coast Guard Cutter Munro in Ketchikan Tuesday morning.

Captain Jeff Thomas will relieve Captain Mark Cawthorn as commanding officer.

Cawthorn has commanded the only high endurance cutter stationed in Alaska since July 2011. He'll be retiring to Honolulu after 27 years of service.

Thomas was most recently the assistant director for the Office of Emerging Policy at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D. C.

He's had a previous stint of duty in Alaska when he served as a deck watch officer aboard the Cutter Sedge in Homer.

The native of Fayette, Alabama enlisted in the Coast Guard in 1978 and is a 1991 graduate of officer candidate school in Yorktown, Virginia.

The ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday in the base gym.

 

Firm to conduct independent review of KABATA data
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An independent consultant will independently review the socioeconomics data used by the Knik Arm Bridge and Toll Authority.

The authority says Australian--based consulting firm Cardno Inc. will conduct the study by Sept. 30. The price of the contract is between $100,000 and $150,000.

The Anchorage Daily News reports that a local planning firm, Agnew:Beck, will assist. There's no cost associated with their work yet since a losing bidder is challenging their selection.

This is in response to a Legislative audit which criticized traffic and toll studies as being too optimistic for the toll bridge linking Anchorage to the Matanuska-Susitna Borough.

Rep. Mia Costello of Anchorage says the study doesn't go far enough. She says it should also review KABATA's traffic estimates, not just population and economic data.
(Anchorage (Alaska) Daily News)

Kodiak courthouse renamed for retired judge
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — The courthouse in Kodiak will soon have a new name.

After a Friday evening ceremony, it will be known as the Roy H. Madsen Justice Center.

The center's naming comes 66 years after Madsen graduated from law school.

He then served 22 years as an attorney and prosecutor, and then 15 years as a Superior Court judge.

Madsen tells KMXT the courthouse's new name came as a surprise to him, but he's honored.

Madsen returned to Kodiak after serving in the Navy. He helped his father in a bear guiding business and fished during the summers and worked as a clerk in the men's department at O. Kraft and Son in the winters.

 

He says out of boredom, he began taking correspondence law courses through LaSalle University in Chicago.
(KMXT-FM)

 

Juneau hosting American Legion baseball series
An American Legion three game baseball series opens in Juneau today.

It will pit Post 25 here against Anchorage Post 28.

The first pitch today is at 3 p.m.

The second game is at 6 p.m. today.

Saturday's game is at noon.

All will be played at Adair-Kennedy.

 

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