Monday, January 3, 2000

Third arrest in bomb plot; charges expected for man arrested Christmas Eve
SEATTLE - Federal agents in Seattle are holding another Algerian man suspected of being involved in the alleged plot by members of an international terrorist faction to smuggle explosives into the United States.

Third arrest in bomb plot; charges expected for man arrested Christmas Eve
SEATTLE - Federal agents in Seattle are holding another Algerian man suspected of being involved in the alleged plot by members of an international terrorist faction to smuggle explosives into the United States.

Obituaries
Rosaline (Rose) Beierly Patterson & David Alan Pittman

Around town

FYI

Obituaries
Rosaline (Rose) Beierly Patterson & David Alan Pittman

Around town

Around town

FYI

Around town

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.

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.

State and local briefly

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

Y2K: The disaster that didn't happen
Most Juneau stores and offices appear to be making it through the first business day of 2000 just fine.

Police and fire blotter

Snowmachine fans get more trails
Juneau snowmachiners hope the state's claim to rights of way on certain federal trails will lead to new places to ride.

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.

Court tightens rules on foster parents
ANCHORAGE - People charged with crimes may be ineligible to become foster parents, even if they are not convicted or the charges are ultimately dropped, according to a recent ruling by the Alaska Supreme Court.

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.

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.

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.

Snowmachine fans may get more trails
As in recent years, the U.S. Forest Service has authorized snowmachine and all-terrain vehicle use in the Windfall Lake area and the east side of Spaulding Meadows, the west side of Mendenhall Lake, and the Dan Moller Trail.

State and local briefly

Police and fire blotter

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

Snowmachine fans may get more trails
As in recent years, the U.S. Forest Service has authorized snowmachine and all-terrain vehicle use in the Windfall Lake area and the east side of Spaulding Meadows, the west side of Mendenhall Lake, and the Dan Moller Trail.

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.

New spirit camp to offer reform outside of prison
The way out of jail for some Natives is a spiritual path, according to organizers of the Cultural Justice Spirit Camp and Healing Center.

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.

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

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.

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.

Lawyers raise funds for legal aid
Leaders of Alaska's legal community have formed the Partners In Justice Campaign to raise awareness of and support for Alaska Legal Services Corp.

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

New spirit camp to offer reform outside of prison
The way out of jail for some Natives is a spiritual path, according to organizers of the Cultural Justice Spirit Camp and Healing Center.

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

Y2K: The disaster that didn't happen
Most Juneau stores and offices appear to be making it through the first business day of 2000 just fine.

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: Bomb threat came from expelled prankster
ANCHORAGE - Police think the bomb threat that cleared the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts on New Year's Eve was related to a disturbance earlier in the evening at the center.

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.

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

City: How to spend head tax
An ordinance defining the scope of the cruise ship passenger fee passed by Juneau voters last October is to be introduced to the Juneau Assembly tonight.

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.

Lawyers raise funds for legal aid
Leaders of Alaska's legal community have formed the Partners In Justice Campaign to raise awareness of and support for Alaska Legal Services Corp.

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.

Snowmachine fans get more trails
Juneau snowmachiners hope the state's claim to rights of way on certain federal trails will lead to new places to ride.

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 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.

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

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

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

State and local briefly

Police and fire blotter

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

Police: Bomb threat came from expelled prankster
ANCHORAGE - Police think the bomb threat that cleared the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts on New Year's Eve was related to a disturbance earlier in the evening at the center.

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.

State and local briefly

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.

City: How to spend head tax
An ordinance defining the scope of the cruise ship passenger fee passed by Juneau voters last October is to be introduced to the Juneau Assembly tonight.

Court tightens rules on foster parents
ANCHORAGE - People charged with crimes may be ineligible to become foster parents, even if they are not convicted or the charges are ultimately dropped, according to a recent ruling by the Alaska Supreme Court.

Struggling Russians get break on diesel
UNALASKA - A group of struggling villagers in the Russian Far East is closer to getting $25,000 worth of fuel donated by Alaskans.

Police and fire blotter

Struggling Russians get break on diesel
UNALASKA - A group of struggling villagers in the Russian Far East is closer to getting $25,000 worth of fuel donated by Alaskans.

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.

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.

Please return Missing wise man
Letter by Dale Young

Century's worst mistake: Communism
BALTIMORE -With the change of the calendar from 1999 to the year 2000, people are naturally looking back at the past century to find one person, idea or event that most improved the future.

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?

Yeltsin leaves a democratic Russia
History is made mostly by leaders with the instincts to recognize the decisive moment and the boldness to seize the initiative that carries the day. Boris Yeltsin was such a leader, right down to his surprise resignation as Russia's president on Friday.

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?

Unified district ready to serve

Word of mouth

Word of mouth

Please return Missing wise man
Letter by Dale Young

Century's worst mistake: Communism
BALTIMORE -With the change of the calendar from 1999 to the year 2000, people are naturally looking back at the past century to find one person, idea or event that most improved the future.

Word of mouth

Yeltsin leaves a democratic Russia
History is made mostly by leaders with the instincts to recognize the decisive moment and the boldness to seize the initiative that carries the day. Boris Yeltsin was such a leader, right down to his surprise resignation as Russia's president on Friday.

Compassion, humanity lacking in plan
Letter by Ken Dean

Unified district ready to serve

Word of mouth

Compassion, humanity lacking in plan
Letter by Ken Dean

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.

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.

Boozer leads Duke over William & Mary
DURHAM, N.C. - No. 9 Duke showed few signs of an 11-day layoff.

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.

Boozer leads Duke over William & Mary
DURHAM, N.C. - No. 9 Duke showed few signs of an 11-day layoff.

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

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