Sunday, January 2, 2000

Around town

Around town

State's landscape has seen some changes
ANCHORAGE - Those who live in Alaska today probably wouldn't have a hard time recognizing the Alaska that existed at the turn of the last millennium.

State's landscape has seen some changes
ANCHORAGE - Those who live in Alaska today probably wouldn't have a hard time recognizing the Alaska that existed at the turn of the last millennium.

Inside out

Inside out

Alaska's century
ANCHORAGE - As the 1900s dawned in Alaska, the happening place to be was Nome - gold was lying on the beachfront, just waiting to be scooped up. Thousands of people had already arrived to stake their claims, and thousands more were on their way.

Alaska's century
ANCHORAGE - As the 1900s dawned in Alaska, the happening place to be was Nome - gold was lying on the beachfront, just waiting to be scooped up. Thousands of people had already arrived to stake their claims, and thousands more were on their way.

An invigorating start to the year
While some Juneau residents were just waking up after New Year's Eve and wondering what forest animal had lodged in their mouths overnight, others were testing the waters of the new century and glad to be alive.

Starting the new year with sacraments
While some Juneau residents danced and drank, others worshiped as 1999 ended and the year 2000 began.

Some stayed home to ring in New Year
Bedtimes were ignored on New Year's Eve as Juneau families gathered at homes, beaches and playhouses to celebrate.

New halibut rules could hurt fleet
SOLDOTNA - Charter captains and sportfishing groups are getting worried that proposed cuts in halibut bag limits could be imposed as soon as summer 2001.

Cold stays over Interior
FAIRBANKS - A huge pool of cold air over the Interior kept planes from landing in M

Smooth ride for state computers
Most Y2K watchers were able to pack up and go home earlier than they expected Friday night.

Joining the fish fight
Sealaska Corp. wants Native subsistence rights to Glacier Bay put into federal law.

Capital city goes all-out to ring in 2000
Juneau rang in the year 2000 with kissing, singing and stomping.

Police report relatively quiet New Year's Eve
Other than parties, Juneau was reasonably quiet on New Year's Eve 1999. The exceptions were accidents due to icy pavement, a rash of driving while intoxicated incidents, two rescues and a pair of fire alarms.

Police report relatively quiet New Year's Eve
Other than parties, Juneau was reasonably quiet on New Year's Eve 1999. The exceptions were accidents due to icy pavement, a rash of driving while intoxicated incidents, two rescues and a pair of fire alarms.

Juneau's youths celebrate the century they will inherit
Some of Juneau's young people greeted the year 2000 with a prolonged solid scream at the Millennium Snowball at the Nugget Mall. It's their century coming up, after all.

Y2K causes few problems in Alaska
ANCHORAGE - Low temperatures caused more problems than the Y2K bug in Alaska.

Bomb threat dampens Anchorage's party
ANCHORAGE - Alaskans celebrated the year 2000 with public fireworks and community gatherings, although some were disrupted by weather and threats.

Starting the new year with sacraments
While some Juneau residents danced and drank, others worshiped as 1999 ended and the year 2000 began.

Juneau's first 2000 baby makes debut
Noah Samuel Brakel Williams is Juneau's first baby of the year 2000.

Tax help saves jobs in villages
The IRS is collecting taxes, instead of boats and fishing permits, with the help of the Volunteer Tax and Loan Program.

New halibut rules could hurt fleet
SOLDOTNA - Charter captains and sportfishing groups are getting worried that proposed cuts in halibut bag limits could be imposed as soon as summer 2001.

Juneau's youths celebrate the century they will inherit
Some of Juneau's young people greeted the year 2000 with a prolonged solid scream at the Millennium Snowball at the Nugget Mall. It's their century coming up, after all.

Capital city goes all-out to ring in 2000
Juneau rang in the year 2000 with kissing, singing and stomping.

Police and fire blotter

Y2K causes few problems in Alaska
ANCHORAGE - Low temperatures caused more problems than the Y2K bug in Alaska.

Some stayed home to ring in New Year
Bedtimes were ignored on New Year's Eve as Juneau families gathered at homes, beaches and playhouses to celebrate.

Tax help saves jobs in villages
The IRS is collecting taxes, instead of boats and fishing permits, with the help of the Volunteer Tax and Loan Program.

Juneau's first 2000 baby makes debut
Noah Samuel Brakel Williams is Juneau's first baby of the year 2000.

An invigorating start to the year
While some Juneau residents were just waking up after New Year's Eve and wondering what forest animal had lodged in their mouths overnight, others were testing the waters of the new century and glad to be alive.

Police and fire blotter

State and local briefly

State and local briefly

Joining the fish fight
Sealaska Corp. wants Native subsistence rights to Glacier Bay put into federal law.

Cold stays over Interior
FAIRBANKS - A huge pool of cold air over the Interior kept planes from landing in M

Prefiled bills would cut government costs
One state legislator wants to cut lawmakers' pay and another wants to shorten the time they spend in Juneau.

Prefiled bills would cut government costs
One state legislator wants to cut lawmakers' pay and another wants to shorten the time they spend in Juneau.

Bomb threat dampens Anchorage's party
ANCHORAGE - Alaskans celebrated the year 2000 with public fireworks and community gatherings, although some were disrupted by weather and threats.

Smooth ride for state computers
Most Y2K watchers were able to pack up and go home earlier than they expected Friday night.

How to trade online, naps and all
How would you like to make BIG MONEY while sitting at home in your bathrobe eating cake frosting straight from the can when ever you felt like it?

Word of mouth

Social responsibility: It's purely personal
The notion of personal accountability drifted away from our social agenda in the past 50 years. It's time we take it back and make it a cornerstone of our society.

Word of mouth

Social responsibility: It's purely personal
The notion of personal accountability drifted away from our social agenda in the past 50 years. It's time we take it back and make it a cornerstone of our society.

How to trade online, naps and all
How would you like to make BIG MONEY while sitting at home in your bathrobe eating cake frosting straight from the can when ever you felt like it?

Compassion, humanity lacking in plan
Letter by Ken Dean

Compassion, humanity lacking in plan
Letter by Ken Dean

Hamey leads UAA past overmatched Carver Bible
Chris Hamey of Juneau, a senior guard for the University of Alaska Anchorage men's basketball team, scored 22 points and added a career-high 12 assists Thursday as the Seawolves crunched overmatched Carver Bible College Thursday in Marietta, Ga.

Another take on the 50 top athletes from Alaska
The dawn of a new millennium, new century, new year, new whatever, seems to be the time to create all sorts of best-of lists. Most of those lists are worthy of being ignored, but a massive project in the current issue of Sports Illustrated magazine caught my interest.

Alaska's top sports figures
Here is the Juneau Empire's list of the 50 top sports figures in Alaska.

Alaska's top sports figures
Here is the Juneau Empire's list of the 50 top sports figures in Alaska.

Hamey leads UAA past overmatched Carver Bible
Chris Hamey of Juneau, a senior guard for the University of Alaska Anchorage men's basketball team, scored 22 points and added a career-high 12 assists Thursday as the Seawolves crunched overmatched Carver Bible College Thursday in Marietta, Ga.

Another take on the 50 top athletes from Alaska
The dawn of a new millennium, new century, new year, new whatever, seems to be the time to create all sorts of best-of lists. Most of those lists are worthy of being ignored, but a massive project in the current issue of Sports Illustrated magazine caught my interest.

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