Wednesday, January 10, 2001

Business profile

Statewide jobs jump 1.5 percent
The state Department of Labor reported jobs increased by 4,300 - or 1.5 percent - in October over the same time the previous year.

In the tank

Business profile

On the move
Kazama heads housing group: Blake Kazama has been elected president of the Alaska Association of Housing Authorities.

On the move
Kazama heads housing group: Blake Kazama has been elected president of the Alaska Association of Housing Authorities.

Up in smoke
A victim of changing circumstances, the firewood cutting industry has all but disappeared from Juneau's landscape.

Statewide jobs jump 1.5 percent
The state Department of Labor reported jobs increased by 4,300 - or 1.5 percent - in October over the same time the previous year.

In the tank

Up in smoke
A victim of changing circumstances, the firewood cutting industry has all but disappeared from Juneau's landscape.

Clinton decides against giving Arctic refuge monument status
President Clinton will leave office this month without making the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska a national monument, the White House announced today

Clinton decides against giving Arctic refuge monument status
President Clinton will leave office this month without making the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska a national monument, the White House announced today

Local company denies dumping claims
After receiving a warning from the state, a Juneau carpet-cleaning business said it is complying with requirements about discharging its wastewater.

Local company denies dumping claims
After receiving a warning from the state, a Juneau carpet-cleaning business said it is complying with requirements about discharging its wastewater.

2 charged in dirty dancing case
They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. In Anchorage, art may be in the eye of the voyeur.

2 charged in dirty dancing case
They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. In Anchorage, art may be in the eye of the voyeur.

Weddings
Raymond Thibodeau, Anne Harrington

Senior Menu
The following meals will be served next week.

Around town

Senior Menu
The following meals will be served next week.

Thank You
... for memories

Thank You
... for memories

Pet Of The Week
Maggie is a 10-month-old shorthair grey tabby spayed female who is described as friendly and playful. She gets along with other cats and is used to being around children. To adopt Maggie visit her at the Gastineau Humane Society, 7705 Glacier Highway or call 789-0260.

Weddings
Raymond Thibodeau, Anne Harrington

Pet Of The Week
Maggie is a 10-month-old shorthair grey tabby spayed female who is described as friendly and playful. She gets along with other cats and is used to being around children. To adopt Maggie visit her at the Gastineau Humane Society, 7705 Glacier Highway or call 789-0260.

Around town

Young artist concert series features piano virtuoso tonight
By the time pianist Adam Neiman was old enough to vote, he had performed as the featured soloist with symphonies across Europe and America.

Weird weather makes Iditarod training a challenge
ANCHORAGE Mushers training for the 2001 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race have been thrown into an ugly parallel universe.

Around Town
Today

Weird weather makes Iditarod training a challenge
ANCHORAGE Mushers training for the 2001 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race have been thrown into an ugly parallel universe.

City dumps flight noise mediation
The city has backed out of flight-noise mediation, opting instead to address long-simmering aircraft noise issues via the Juneau Assembly's Planning and Policy Committee.

Skiers pray for powder
Eaglecrest Ski Area officials are keeping their fingers crossed, skiers and boarders are praying, and public officials are appealing to a higher power they want more snow as soon as possible.

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

State speech honors two from Juneau
Two Juneau residents are among five Alaskans who will be honored by Gov. Tony Knowles tonight as he makes the case for his state budget priorities.

State speech honors two from Juneau
Two Juneau residents are among five Alaskans who will be honored by Gov. Tony Knowles tonight as he makes the case for his state budget priorities.

Briefly
Poster contest focuses on ski safety

Majority fleshing out goals
As Gov. Tony Knowles prepared to lay out his legislative priorities in his annual address to lawmakers, Republican leaders tried to hammer out details on their own plan.

Freshmen lawmakers learning Capitol ropes
Like a teacher with a class of new students, House State Affairs Committee Chairman John Coghill laid down the rules for the five freshmen lawmakers on his panel.

Elton loses finance seat
A political setback suffered by Sen. Kim Elton on Monday probably won't hurt Juneau in its quest to get more state dollars, according to political observers. But some say it might make it tougher for Senate Democrats to expose weaknesses in the majority.

Around Town
Today

Elton loses finance seat
A political setback suffered by Sen. Kim Elton on Monday probably won't hurt Juneau in its quest to get more state dollars, according to political observers. But some say it might make it tougher for Senate Democrats to expose weaknesses in the majority.

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

Briefly
Poster contest focuses on ski safety

Freshmen lawmakers learning Capitol ropes
Like a teacher with a class of new students, House State Affairs Committee Chairman John Coghill laid down the rules for the five freshmen lawmakers on his panel.

Pedestrian injured on Douglas Bridge
JUNEAU A pedestrian-vehicle accident on the Douglas side of the Douglas Bridge on Monday resulted in minor injuries and a significant traffic snarl.

City dumps flight noise mediation
The city has backed out of flight-noise mediation, opting instead to address long-simmering aircraft noise issues via the Juneau Assembly's Planning and Policy Committee.

Skiers pray for powder
Eaglecrest Ski Area officials are keeping their fingers crossed, skiers and boarders are praying, and public officials are appealing to a higher power they want more snow as soon as possible.

Briefly

Majority fleshing out goals
As Gov. Tony Knowles prepared to lay out his legislative priorities in his annual address to lawmakers, Republican leaders tried to hammer out details on their own plan.

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

Young artist concert series features piano virtuoso tonight
By the time pianist Adam Neiman was old enough to vote, he had performed as the featured soloist with symphonies across Europe and America.

Pedestrian injured on Douglas Bridge
JUNEAU A pedestrian-vehicle accident on the Douglas side of the Douglas Bridge on Monday resulted in minor injuries and a significant traffic snarl.

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

Briefly

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Letter: Finally living up to our nickname
I have before me a leaked report entitled "Preliminary Draft of Confidential Findings on the Economic Impact of the Transition of Juneau to a Tropical Climate." (It is subtitled "The Chicken/Liddell Report." Make of that what you will.)

State's fiscal future should be addressed
The following editorial appeared Jan. 4 in the Anchorage Daily News: We need broad-based dialogue on Alaska's fiscal future.

Sealaska working for the profit of whom?
Well folks, here we are, entering the new millennium and our corporation, Sealaska, has, or is, posting a heavy loss with the two subsidiaries. The question still remains: Exactly how much did we lose on each subsidiary?

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.

ADF&G in conflict over shellfish farming
Alaska is about to lose its first and only shellfish hatchery and with it a promising resource industry, aquatic shellfish farming. Ironically, this is due to the lead state agency responsible for its health and welfare, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

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.

Take losses seriously
I have heard of $64 million in business losses over this last year for Sealaska. Is anyone aware, over the last 30 years, of even one business Sealaska has been successful at, other than selling the forest?

Like absolute power, partisanship corrupts
It did not take Alaska Senate President Rick Halford and his majority colleagues long to dispel any notion they might follow the lead of President-elect Bush or the Republican members of the U.S. Senate in seeking bipartisanship and a collaborative approach to governance.

Senate power-sharing
The following editorial appeared in today's Los Angeles Times: Long negotiations by Senate leaders have produced a constructive agreement on how that chamber, for the first time divided evenly between Republicans and Democrats, should be organized.

Letter: Concerns about SEARHC
I would like to express my concerns on health issues and facilities with SEARHC. SEARHC has cut back on pharmaceuticals.

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.

Letter: Finally living up to our nickname
I have before me a leaked report entitled "Preliminary Draft of Confidential Findings on the Economic Impact of the Transition of Juneau to a Tropical Climate." (It is subtitled "The Chicken/Liddell Report." Make of that what you will.)

Take losses seriously
I have heard of $64 million in business losses over this last year for Sealaska. Is anyone aware, over the last 30 years, of even one business Sealaska has been successful at, other than selling the forest?

Sealaska working for the profit of whom?
Well folks, here we are, entering the new millennium and our corporation, Sealaska, has, or is, posting a heavy loss with the two subsidiaries. The question still remains: Exactly how much did we lose on each subsidiary?

Letter: Concerns about SEARHC
I would like to express my concerns on health issues and facilities with SEARHC. SEARHC has cut back on pharmaceuticals.

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.

Like absolute power, partisanship corrupts
It did not take Alaska Senate President Rick Halford and his majority colleagues long to dispel any notion they might follow the lead of President-elect Bush or the Republican members of the U.S. Senate in seeking bipartisanship and a collaborative approach to governance.

ADF&G in conflict over shellfish farming
Alaska is about to lose its first and only shellfish hatchery and with it a promising resource industry, aquatic shellfish farming. Ironically, this is due to the lead state agency responsible for its health and welfare, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

State's fiscal future should be addressed
The following editorial appeared Jan. 4 in the Anchorage Daily News: We need broad-based dialogue on Alaska's fiscal future.

Senate power-sharing
The following editorial appeared in today's Los Angeles Times: Long negotiations by Senate leaders have produced a constructive agreement on how that chamber, for the first time divided evenly between Republicans and Democrats, should be organized.

Panther boys win Skagway Tournament
The Skagway Panthers finished the 2001 Small Schools Tournament with a perfect 3-0 record. Skagway went through a big improvement over their tourney last year, in which Skagway only finished 1-2.

Juneau boys hit the road
It's a case of out of the frying pan and into the fire for the Juneau-Douglas High School boys basketball team.

Juneau boys hit the road
It's a case of out of the frying pan and into the fire for the Juneau-Douglas High School boys basketball team.

Panther boys win Skagway Tournament
The Skagway Panthers finished the 2001 Small Schools Tournament with a perfect 3-0 record. Skagway went through a big improvement over their tourney last year, in which Skagway only finished 1-2.

Juneau JV girls clobber competition in Skagway tourney
Juneau-Douglas High School's JV girls asserted themselves throughout the 2001 Skagway Small Schools Tournament. Juneau, the only junior varsity team in the tournament, swept the tourney in convincing fashion, rarely failing to execute on a possession.

Juneau JV girls clobber competition in Skagway tourney
Juneau-Douglas High School's JV girls asserted themselves throughout the 2001 Skagway Small Schools Tournament. Juneau, the only junior varsity team in the tournament, swept the tourney in convincing fashion, rarely failing to execute on a possession.

Sports in Juneau

Juneau JV teams host small schools tourney
The Juneau-Douglas High School boys and girls junior varsity teams will host Angoon, Skagway, Buckland and Noatak this weekend in an informal small schools tournament Thursday through Saturday at the JDHS main gym.

Sports in Juneau

Sports in Juneau
Thursday, Jan. 11

Sports in Juneau
Thursday, Jan. 11

Juneau JV teams host small schools tourney
The Juneau-Douglas High School boys and girls junior varsity teams will host Angoon, Skagway, Buckland and Noatak this weekend in an informal small schools tournament Thursday through Saturday at the JDHS main gym.

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