Tuesday, January 2, 2001

Business Profile

Flight services face insurance nightmare
Flying has always been tough in Alaska, but a spike in insurance rates is making it tougher. Rate increases are causing ripples though the industry and worry among small airlines in Southeast.

Business Profile

Flight services face insurance nightmare
Flying has always been tough in Alaska, but a spike in insurance rates is making it tougher. Rate increases are causing ripples though the industry and worry among small airlines in Southeast.

Around Town

Around Town

Limiting Internet access
Juneau's schools and libraries are just learning about a new federal law that requires them to filter Internet sites for obscenity and child pornography if they want to get certain federal funds.

Live from the sea bottom, it's whale radio
On Sitka's new radio station, the wildlife will have the mikes.

Police and Fire
Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported...

Live from the sea bottom, it's whale radio
On Sitka's new radio station, the wildlife will have the mikes.

Meteors, lunar eclipse on the way, weather permitting
The Year 2001 is getting off to an impressive celestial start with two heavenly events and Juneau residents may be lucky enough to see them.

Smith named new Empire publisher
Veteran newspaper executive Don Smith started work in Juneau this morning as the new publisher of the Juneau Empire.

Briefly

Meteors, lunar eclipse on the way, weather permitting
The Year 2001 is getting off to an impressive celestial start with two heavenly events and Juneau residents may be lucky enough to see them.

Smith named new Empire publisher
Veteran newspaper executive Don Smith started work in Juneau this morning as the new publisher of the Juneau Empire.

Briefly

Limiting Internet access
Juneau's schools and libraries are just learning about a new federal law that requires them to filter Internet sites for obscenity and child pornography if they want to get certain federal funds.

Police and Fire
Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported...

An honor to sponsor
A Word of Mouth caller suggested recently that student-athletes were being forced to wear the Princess logo on their warm-up jerseys during the Princess Capital City Classic basketball tournament.

Universities must show they are accountable
The following editorial appeared in today's Los Angeles Times: Leaders in Washington, including President-elect George W. Bush and lawmakers vying to head the House Education Committee, say that federal aid to colleges and universities will increasingly be determined by how well they impart specific skills to students.

An honor to sponsor
A Word of Mouth caller suggested recently that student-athletes were being forced to wear the Princess logo on their warm-up jerseys during the Princess Capital City Classic basketball tournament.

Word of Mouth
Word of Mouth gives readers a forum to express opinions on a variety of issues by telephone. Calls must be limited to one minute and we reserve the right to edit calls for clarity, length and libel. The number to call in 586-4636. Then press 8255 to leave your message.

Universities must show they are accountable
The following editorial appeared in today's Los Angeles Times: Leaders in Washington, including President-elect George W. Bush and lawmakers vying to head the House Education Committee, say that federal aid to colleges and universities will increasingly be determined by how well they impart specific skills to students.

Word of Mouth
Word of Mouth gives readers a forum to express opinions on a variety of issues by telephone. Calls must be limited to one minute and we reserve the right to edit calls for clarity, length and libel. The number to call in 586-4636. Then press 8255 to leave your message.

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