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January 15, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
A Tlingit Indian who spent a year of banishment on two remote Alaskan islands as part of a sentence for beating and robbing a pizza deliveryman was released from custody. "It's been a long time coming for this day," said Simon Roberts, 21. In addition to banishment, Roberts spent the last 26 months in state prison. Roberts was 16 in October 1993 when he struck the deliveryman on the head with an aluminum baseball bat during a robbery.
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February 25, 2004
If at first you don't succeed in despoiling an environmental treasure, try, try again. That's apparently the White House motto for drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The Senate should stop President Bush again, as it has for two years now. The Bush administration has been no friend to the Alaskan environment in recent months.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 19, 1992 | From Associated Press
Thirty postal inspectors descended on a Hollywood hotel lobby Friday night to arrest an Alaska fugitive wanted in a mail-bombing case. Jim Bordenet, a Seattle-based spokesman for the postal inspectors, said agents interrupted the filming of a movie to arrest Craig Gustafson as he talked on a phone in the Roosevelt Hotel lobby. He said Gustafson was talking with postal inspectors in Anchorage, who kept him on the line for 30 minutes while the call was traced.
NEWS
January 15, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
A Tlingit Indian who spent a year of banishment on two remote Alaskan islands as part of a sentence for beating and robbing a pizza deliveryman was released from custody. "It's been a long time coming for this day," said Simon Roberts, 21. In addition to banishment, Roberts spent the last 26 months in state prison. Roberts was 16 in October 1993 when he struck the deliveryman on the head with an aluminum baseball bat during a robbery.
OPINION
February 25, 2004
If at first you don't succeed in despoiling an environmental treasure, try, try again. That's apparently the White House motto for drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The Senate should stop President Bush again, as it has for two years now. The Bush administration has been no friend to the Alaskan environment in recent months.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 19, 1992 | From Associated Press
Thirty postal inspectors descended on a Hollywood hotel lobby Friday night to arrest an Alaska fugitive wanted in a mail-bombing case. Jim Bordenet, a Seattle-based spokesman for the postal inspectors, said agents interrupted the filming of a movie to arrest Craig Gustafson as he talked on a phone in the Roosevelt Hotel lobby. He said Gustafson was talking with postal inspectors in Anchorage, who kept him on the line for 30 minutes while the call was traced.
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