Friday, January 7, 2000

Trump gearing up $100 million White House effort
BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. - Donald Trump said today there is a ``very good possibility'' he will announce a $100 million campaign for the White House next month.

Loan Program offered for low-income home buyers
There's more money available this year in a program that helps low-income people in Juneau buy homes.

Trump gearing up $100 million White House effort
BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. - Donald Trump said today there is a ``very good possibility'' he will announce a $100 million campaign for the White House next month.

Loan Program offered for low-income home buyers
There's more money available this year in a program that helps low-income people in Juneau buy homes.

Obituaries
Willis B. Avery, Elizabeth M. (Goodman) Dozier, Anita Mary Williams

Thank you . . .

Around town

Around town

Around town

Weddings
Jennifer I. Gorsuch and Christopher H. Clark

Weddings
Jennifer I. Gorsuch and Christopher H. Clark

Thank you . . .

Some rare sights during bird count
The pint-size Northern Pygmy-Owl was one of the star attractions in Juneau Audubon Society's recent Christmas Bird Count.

Some rare sights during bird count
The pint-size Northern Pygmy-Owl was one of the star attractions in Juneau Audubon Society's recent Christmas Bird Count.

FYI

Obituaries
Willis B. Avery, Elizabeth M. (Goodman) Dozier, Anita Mary Williams

Best bets
It's a good week for music and movies.

FYI

Obituaries
Charlie George Sharclane

Community briefly

Obituaries
Charlie George Sharclane

Best bets
It's a good week for music and movies.

Around town

Community briefly

Comedy, allegory highlight coming stage season
A comedy about Emily Dickinson and a love story between a cockroach and a cat will be among the plays and musicals in store for Juneau audiences this winter and spring.

Stone carver Sonny Grant
Juneau artist Sonny Grant uses hand tools to carve soapstone and marble, and his pieces range in size from a few ounces to 500 pounds.

`Bach to broadway` highlights vocal festival
A group of self-described music junkies will bring Bach to life on Sunday.

Comedy, allegory highlight coming stage season
A comedy about Emily Dickinson and a love story between a cockroach and a cat will be among the plays and musicals in store for Juneau audiences this winter and spring.

Stone carver Sonny Grant
Juneau artist Sonny Grant uses hand tools to carve soapstone and marble, and his pieces range in size from a few ounces to 500 pounds.

Yearn to learn?
Jo Ellen Traylor loved art growing up, but 15 years ago she quit making art. Last fall she took yards of silk, brilliant indigo dyes and a batik class through Community Schools and rejuvenated her creative spirit.

Yearn to learn?
Jo Ellen Traylor loved art growing up, but 15 years ago she quit making art. Last fall she took yards of silk, brilliant indigo dyes and a batik class through Community Schools and rejuvenated her creative spirit.

Entertainment calendar

Entertainment briefly

Entertainment briefly

Entertainment calendar

`Bach to broadway` highlights vocal festival
A group of self-described music junkies will bring Bach to life on Sunday.

Playground upgrade slated for Riverbend
Riverbend Elementary School should have a covered play area by next fall.

Police and fire blotter

Regional flight service slashes 80 employees, most of its runs
Taquan Air has lightened its load in an effort to stay in the air, dropping flights to more than 20 isolated communities in Southeast Alaska.

Rules force change in cab companies
Two local cab companies have combined dispatching operations to cut down on overhead.

Blaze leaves 40 homeless
Some 40 residents of an apartment complex in West Juneau fled a fire Wednesday night that caused extensive damage, but no injuries.

Lindauer convicted, avoids jail
ANCHORAGE - Former Republican gubernatorial candidate John Lindauer avoided a possible jail term Thursday by pleading no contest to charges that he violated Alaska's campaign laws.

Northwest hospitals short on blood
The American Red Cross in the Pacific Northwest can meet only half of hospitals' need for blood, and is seeking donors.

More cash poured into program to help low-income home buyers
There's more money available this year in a program that helps low-income people in Juneau buy homes.

University wins reaccreditation, praised for commitment
After pausing to congratulate themselves for being reaccredited for 10 years, University of Alaska Southeast officials said it's time to get to work.

Drawing on tradition to teach her own tongue
At an age when most people begin to pace themselves, Tlingit language teacher Florence Sheakley has just found her stride.

Blaze leaves 40 homeless
Some 40 residents of an apartment complex in West Juneau fled a fire Wednesday night that caused extensive damage, but no injuries.

Police and fire blotter

Otter capture plan questioned
ANCHORAGE - Two Japanese aquariums want to capture as many as four Alaska sea otters, a request that has angered environmental groups.

Northwest hospitals short on blood
The American Red Cross in the Pacific Northwest can meet only half of hospitals' need for blood, and is seeking donors.

City, citizens wrestle over head tax plans
Cruise industry supporters wearing green ``Ask me, I live here'' stickers packed Juneau Assembly Chambers on Wednesday night as a lone protester slapped a red ``I live here, too!'' tag at each assembly member's seat.

Many fire victims returning home
Most of the 40 people left homeless by Wednesday night's fire at the Cordova Heights Apartments are back home.

University wins reaccreditation, praised for commitment
After pausing to congratulate themselves for being reaccredited for 10 years, University of Alaska Southeast officials said it's time to get to work.

Rules force change in cab companies
Two local cab companies have combined dispatching operations to cut down on overhead.

City, citizens wrestle over head tax plans
Cruise industry supporters wearing green ``Ask me, I live here'' stickers packed Juneau Assembly Chambers on Wednesday night as a lone protester slapped a red ``I live here, too!'' tag at each assembly member's seat.

It's Miller's time: Senator to depart
Considering a move up, Sen. Mike Miller is stepping down.

Russian climbers halt winter ascent on McKinley
ANCHORAGE - Two Russian mountaineers attempting the first winter ascent of Mount McKinley's formidable north side decided Wednesday to turn back at about the 11,000-foot level.

Lindauer convicted, avoids jail
ANCHORAGE - Former Republican gubernatorial candidate John Lindauer avoided a possible jail term Thursday by pleading no contest to charges that he violated Alaska's campaign laws.

Briefly

More cash poured into program to help low-income home buyers
There's more money available this year in a program that helps low-income people in Juneau buy homes.

ASEA members to see $324 refund in paychecks
Some state workers will receive refunds of up to $324 in their mid-January paychecks.

Many fire victims returning home
Most of the 40 people left homeless by Wednesday night's fire at the Cordova Heights Apartments are back home.

It's Miller's time: Senator to depart
Considering a move up, Sen. Mike Miller is stepping down.

Drawing on tradition to teach her own tongue
At an age when most people begin to pace themselves, Tlingit language teacher Florence Sheakley has just found her stride.

Quake rattles Juneau
Sound sleepers missed it, but this morning's earthquake shook things up for a lot of people around northern Southeast.

ASEA members to see $324 refund in paychecks
Some state workers will receive refunds of up to $324 in their mid-January paychecks.

Regional flight service slashes 80 employees, most of its runs
Taquan Air has lightened its load in an effort to stay in the air, dropping flights to more than 20 isolated communities in Southeast Alaska.

Otter capture plan questioned
ANCHORAGE - Two Japanese aquariums want to capture as many as four Alaska sea otters, a request that has angered environmental groups.

Police and fire blotter

Police and fire blotter

Russian climbers halt winter ascent on McKinley
ANCHORAGE - Two Russian mountaineers attempting the first winter ascent of Mount McKinley's formidable north side decided Wednesday to turn back at about the 11,000-foot level.

Quake rattles Juneau
Sound sleepers missed it, but this morning's earthquake shook things up for a lot of people around northern Southeast.

Playground upgrade slated for Riverbend
Riverbend Elementary School should have a covered play area by next fall.

Briefly

Responsible approach to stem-cell research
The National Institutes of Health should be congratulated for its thoughtful decision on human stem-cell research, which threads the needle between medical progress and spiritual sensibilities.

Responsible approach to stem-cell research
The National Institutes of Health should be congratulated for its thoughtful decision on human stem-cell research, which threads the needle between medical progress and spiritual sensibilities.

Tlingit way of life endangered by logging
Letter by Floyd Peterson

Lawmakers won't fund road
Letter by Robert Henricksen

Word of mouth

Tourism committee making progress
Letter by Bob Engelbrecht

Word of mouth

A misstep by McCain
Sen. John McCain badly overstepped the rules, or what ought to be the rules, in intervening with the Federal Communications Commission in a licensing case in which a major campaign contributor had a multimillion-dollar interest.

A no-muss, no-fuss millennium moment
Well, so much for that millennium. The electricity is humming, the water is flowing, the computer - that designated litmus test of modern society - is up and running.

Is it time to begin privatization?
It won't be long before Juneau once again welcomes the state legislators to our fair city. If this year is like most, we'll see quite a bit of hot air and political posturing before much of anything gets done. As always, one of the most contentious issues will be the size and composition of the state budget.

Homework police
Companies that allow employees to work at home are responsible for federal health and safety violations that occur at the home work site, according to a Labor Department advisory.

Tourism committee making progress
Letter by Bob Engelbrecht

Tlingit way of life endangered by logging
Letter by Floyd Peterson

A misstep by McCain
Sen. John McCain badly overstepped the rules, or what ought to be the rules, in intervening with the Federal Communications Commission in a licensing case in which a major campaign contributor had a multimillion-dollar interest.

Homework police
Companies that allow employees to work at home are responsible for federal health and safety violations that occur at the home work site, according to a Labor Department advisory.

Is it time to begin privatization?
It won't be long before Juneau once again welcomes the state legislators to our fair city. If this year is like most, we'll see quite a bit of hot air and political posturing before much of anything gets done. As always, one of the most contentious issues will be the size and composition of the state budget.

Word of mouth

Lawmakers won't fund road
Letter by Robert Henricksen

Word of mouth

A no-muss, no-fuss millennium moment
Well, so much for that millennium. The electricity is humming, the water is flowing, the computer - that designated litmus test of modern society - is up and running.

East boys top Juneau in First Year A.C.
In the opening battle of the First Year A.C. (After Chuck, After Carlos), East Anchorage overwhelmed Juneau-Douglas 70-40 at the Alaska Hoops Challenge in Colony Thursday.

Unknown Alaskan stars for Billings
BILLINGS, Mont. - Nate Strong is the find of the season in the Pac West Conference.

Unknown Alaskan stars for Billings
BILLINGS, Mont. - Nate Strong is the find of the season in the Pac West Conference.

Strong powers MSU-Billings past Seawolves
The University of Alaska Anchorage men's basketball team got a close look at one who got away Thursday as Nate Strong of tiny Tenakee Springs scored 37 points to lead the Montana State-Billings Yellowjackets to a 113-104 victory over the Seawolves in Billings, Mont.

Sports in Juneau

Sports in Juneau

Juneau girls await rematch with Palmer
The Juneau-Douglas High School girls basketball team is still smarting from a 48-36 loss to Palmer in the semifinals of the Class 4A state basketball tournament in Fairbanks last March.

East boys top Juneau in First Year A.C.
In the opening battle of the First Year A.C. (After Chuck, After Carlos), East Anchorage overwhelmed Juneau-Douglas 70-40 at the Alaska Hoops Challenge in Colony Thursday.

Juneau girls await rematch with Palmer
The Juneau-Douglas High School girls basketball team is still smarting from a 48-36 loss to Palmer in the semifinals of the Class 4A state basketball tournament in Fairbanks last March.

Ketchikan event attracts state's top wrestlers
Juneau-Douglas High School wrestling coach Bob Mahon scanned a list of the state's top-ranked wrestlers Wednesday after practice. The list had more High-Liter marks than a college textbook.

Ketchikan event attracts state's top wrestlers
Juneau-Douglas High School wrestling coach Bob Mahon scanned a list of the state's top-ranked wrestlers Wednesday after practice. The list had more High-Liter marks than a college textbook.

Strong powers MSU-Billings past Seawolves
The University of Alaska Anchorage men's basketball team got a close look at one who got away Thursday as Nate Strong of tiny Tenakee Springs scored 37 points to lead the Montana State-Billings Yellowjackets to a 113-104 victory over the Seawolves in Billings, Mont.

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