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Sunday, January 7, 2001

Obituaries

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Around Town

Obituaries

Live cameras make stars of Southeast's Steller sea lions
Juneau Scientist Brendan Kelly doesn't have to leave his office to see wild sea lions - the behemoths come to him.

Live cameras make stars of Southeast's Steller sea lions
Juneau Scientist Brendan Kelly doesn't have to leave his office to see wild sea lions - the behemoths come to him.

Juneau's roadside whales
Juneau resident Mike Kelly was standing on the North Douglas Highway near the boat ramp last month when a brawl erupted in the water.

Juneau's roadside whales
Juneau resident Mike Kelly was standing on the North Douglas Highway near the boat ramp last month when a brawl erupted in the water.

Old issues resurface for new session
In her first action on the House floor, Rep.-elect Gretchen Guess offered a proposal to apply capital punishment to men only.

Prefiled bills cover everything from birth control to corpses
A person who finds a corpse or a body part and fails to report it to police could face prosecution, if a new bill becomes law.

State may force teachers into special education role
Fewer untrained people would teach special education students, but perhaps more of the teachers would be doing it unwillingly, under regulations proposed by the state Department of Education.

Students display talent at art show
"I love getting dirty when I do stuff," said Rebecca Canaday, as she demonstrated charcoal drawing Saturday afternoon during the Second Annual Juneau-Douglas High School Art Show at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum.

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

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

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Students display talent at art show
"I love getting dirty when I do stuff," said Rebecca Canaday, as she demonstrated charcoal drawing Saturday afternoon during the Second Annual Juneau-Douglas High School Art Show at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum.

Old issues resurface for new session
In her first action on the House floor, Rep.-elect Gretchen Guess offered a proposal to apply capital punishment to men only.

State may force teachers into special education role
Fewer untrained people would teach special education students, but perhaps more of the teachers would be doing it unwillingly, under regulations proposed by the state Department of Education.

Prefiled bills cover everything from birth control to corpses
A person who finds a corpse or a body part and fails to report it to police could face prosecution, if a new bill becomes law.

Ship's motto: 'Break ice, drink beer'
This week they built a road to McMurdo. Nobody voted or argued about it, but we all went out to watch the icebreaker Polar Sea cut a blue highway through the white sea ice.

Dare to spot the truth
After a mere two years of working in the hostile Department of Health and Social Services workplace, one woman employee has won a $216,000 settlement against the State of Alaska while a former deputy director of the Department of Labor is simultaneously pleading out for criminal misdemeanor harassment after having to decline a job as legislative liaison for Gov. Tony Knowles.

Roadless process is flawed, outcome murky
There is nothing that clouds a politically charged decision about the environment more than for it to have been made through flawed process at the 11th hour.

Dare to spot the truth
After a mere two years of working in the hostile Department of Health and Social Services workplace, one woman employee has won a $216,000 settlement against the State of Alaska while a former deputy director of the Department of Labor is simultaneously pleading out for criminal misdemeanor harassment after having to decline a job as legislative liaison for Gov. Tony Knowles.

Smiles all around
We enjoyed your Dec. 31 coverage of the story about Alida and Anna's collision during basketball practice.

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.

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.

Smiles all around
We enjoyed your Dec. 31 coverage of the story about Alida and Anna's collision during basketball practice.

Snowshed needed for Snowslide Gulch
I have lived in Juneau for 83 years and through that period have witnessed many snow and earth avalanches in the Gastineau Channel and Glacier Highway regions.

Some nuances and whopping deviations
What a difference a state makes.

Surprising reaction to electoral voting
A couple of folks have written letters to the editor regarding the decision by the Division of Elections to hold the meeting of Alaska's electors in Anchorage rather than Juneau on Dec. 18.

Ship's motto: 'Break ice, drink beer'
This week they built a road to McMurdo. Nobody voted or argued about it, but we all went out to watch the icebreaker Polar Sea cut a blue highway through the white sea ice.

Some nuances and whopping deviations
What a difference a state makes.

Snowshed needed for Snowslide Gulch
I have lived in Juneau for 83 years and through that period have witnessed many snow and earth avalanches in the Gastineau Channel and Glacier Highway regions.

Try wrapping a fish in an e-newspaper
I'm haunted lately by the prospect of losing the daily newspaper. I don't mean the news, I mean the paper, the vehicle with the newsprint and the ink that is delivered to my house and left lying in restaurants and on buses for anyone to pickup and read. I worry about this.

Try wrapping a fish in an e-newspaper
I'm haunted lately by the prospect of losing the daily newspaper. I don't mean the news, I mean the paper, the vehicle with the newsprint and the ink that is delivered to my house and left lying in restaurants and on buses for anyone to pickup and read. I worry about this.

Roadless process is flawed, outcome murky
There is nothing that clouds a politically charged decision about the environment more than for it to have been made through flawed process at the 11th hour.

Surprising reaction to electoral voting
A couple of folks have written letters to the editor regarding the decision by the Division of Elections to hold the meeting of Alaska's electors in Anchorage rather than Juneau on Dec. 18.

Sports in Juneau

Local Scoreboard
Standings from the Juneau Parks and Recreation Department's Ordway Basketball League, through games of Jan. 5.

Juneau runner excels in Antarctica
McMURDO, Antarctica -- Juneau's own Hiram Henry has a reputation as one of the fastest runners on the Antarctic continent.

Local Scoreboard
Standings from the Juneau Parks and Recreation Department's Ordway Basketball League, through games of Jan. 5.

East takes two from Juneau
The Juneau-Douglas High School boys basketball team stuck around a lot longer Saturday night than it did Friday.

East takes two from Juneau
The Juneau-Douglas High School boys basketball team stuck around a lot longer Saturday night than it did Friday.

Juneau runner excels in Antarctica
McMURDO, Antarctica -- Juneau's own Hiram Henry has a reputation as one of the fastest runners on the Antarctic continent.

Sports in Juneau

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