Saturday, January 15, 2000

High court to hear cases on abortion, homosexuals
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court today agreed to hear cases on whether the Boy Scouts of America can exclude homosexuals as troop leaders and if states may ban a surgical procedure opponents call ``partial birth abortion.''

High court to hear cases on abortion, homosexuals
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court today agreed to hear cases on whether the Boy Scouts of America can exclude homosexuals as troop leaders and if states may ban a surgical procedure opponents call ``partial birth abortion.''

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Around town

Obituaries
Mabel M. Burford

Best bets
Good art is a blend of technique and soul, and by all accounts the Vista Trio has plenty of both. We'll find out Saturday night.

Best bets
Good art is a blend of technique and soul, and by all accounts the Vista Trio has plenty of both. We'll find out Saturday night.

Community briefly

Gustavus Honor Roll
The following is the Gustavus School Honor Roll for 1999-2000:

FYI

Anniversaries
Dorothy and Amos Wallace

Now the real work of Christmas begins

Awards, honors and other accomplishments
Army National Guard Pvt. Jenny E. Miller, a 1998 graduate of Hoonah High School, has entered basic military training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

Gustavus Honor Roll
The following is the Gustavus School Honor Roll for 1999-2000:

Community briefly

Obituaries
Mabel M. Burford

Now the real work of Christmas begins

Around town

Awards, honors and other accomplishments
Army National Guard Pvt. Jenny E. Miller, a 1998 graduate of Hoonah High School, has entered basic military training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

Anniversaries
Dorothy and Amos Wallace

School calender

School calender

Thank you . . .

Thank you . . .

Knowles backs new BP merger push
Gov. Tony Knowles is giving his full support to BP Amoco's announced intent to push the Federal Trade Commission to make a decision on the company's efforts to buy Atlantic Richfield Co.

Man sentenced in trooper standoff
FAIRBANKS - A man who forced a standoff with Alaska State Troopers and wounded his father with a hail of bullets will be sentenced for assault - but not attempted murder - under a plea deal with prosecutors.

Cafe owner jailed for keeping child support payments
A Juneau restaurant owner is in the Lemon Creek Correctional Center after being convicted of falsifying business records of an employee's child support payments.

Man sentenced in trooper standoff
FAIRBANKS - A man who forced a standoff with Alaska State Troopers and wounded his father with a hail of bullets will be sentenced for assault - but not attempted murder - under a plea deal with prosecutors.

State gets 'F' on national report card
ANCHORAGE - Alaska's schools received mostly failing grades again this year in a report issued by a nationwide education publication.

Fancy Tokyo hotel joins Alaska seafood promotion
KODIAK - Alaska's seafood will be served in restaurants at an upscale Tokyo hotel for the next six weeks as part of a promotion by the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute.

Drumming his way from Navy ships to jazz bands
Lee Hacker went to war and played the drums.

State gets 'F' on national report card
ANCHORAGE - Alaska's schools received mostly failing grades again this year in a report issued by a nationwide education publication.

Cafe owner jailed for keeping child support payments
A Juneau restaurant owner is in the Lemon Creek Correctional Center after being convicted of falsifying business records of an employee's child support payments.

State settles with RCCL
The state has found money to monitor cruise ship emissions and boost Southeast's spill-response ability.

Fancy Tokyo hotel joins Alaska seafood promotion
KODIAK - Alaska's seafood will be served in restaurants at an upscale Tokyo hotel for the next six weeks as part of a promotion by the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute.

Knowles backs new BP merger push
Gov. Tony Knowles is giving his full support to BP Amoco's announced intent to push the Federal Trade Commission to make a decision on the company's efforts to buy Atlantic Richfield Co.

State settles with RCCL
The state has found money to monitor cruise ship emissions and boost Southeast's spill-response ability.

Jet Skiers fight limits, push safety
Personal watercraft advocates are touring the state to make waves about efforts to restrict their use.

Jet Skiers fight limits, push safety
Personal watercraft advocates are touring the state to make waves about efforts to restrict their use.

Drumming his way from Navy ships to jazz bands
Lee Hacker went to war and played the drums.

State and local briefly

State and local briefly

Police and fire blotter

Police and fire blotter

Taylor doesn't have facts straight
Letter by Desa Jacobsson

Word of mouth

Yet more Things I Don't Understand
I've been updating my list of Things I Don't Understand, or, as we call them, TIDUs. You surely have a list of your own. Compare it to mine. Please note: this updates last year's list. There are very few duplications, indicating that the older you get, the less you understand. And I don't understand that either.

Word of mouth

Yet more Things I Don't Understand
I've been updating my list of Things I Don't Understand, or, as we call them, TIDUs. You surely have a list of your own. Compare it to mine. Please note: this updates last year's list. There are very few duplications, indicating that the older you get, the less you understand. And I don't understand that either.

Taylor doesn't have facts straight
Letter by Desa Jacobsson

More to a good family than wealth
Letter by Steve N. Hamilton

More to a good family than wealth
Letter by Steve N. Hamilton

Some lessons learned in Decatur
U.S. District Judge Michael McCuskey ruled wisely Tuesday in upholding the one-year expulsions of five Decatur high school students. Now the Rev. Jesse Jackson should move on and let those boys get down to the serious business of getting an education at the alternative school where they are enrolled.

Some lessons learned in Decatur
U.S. District Judge Michael McCuskey ruled wisely Tuesday in upholding the one-year expulsions of five Decatur high school students. Now the Rev. Jesse Jackson should move on and let those boys get down to the serious business of getting an education at the alternative school where they are enrolled.

Widdows leads Yakutat girls to Classic crown
Rebecca Widdows was named the tournament most valuable player after leading her Yakutat High School girls basketball team to and undefeated record in the Mount St. Elias Classic Jan. 6-8 in Yakutat.

Juneau boys prepare for Wasilla
George Houston popped a tape into his VCR before practice Wednesday. On the TV appeared a grainy video of last year's Juneau-Douglas High School vs. Wasilla boys basketball game at the Class 4A state tournament.

World Junior ski team includes four Alaskans
ANCHORAGE - Four Alaska teenagers have been named to the World Junior Championship team by U.S. Ski Team officials.

Anchorage swimmer hurt in fatal team van crash
COSHOCTON, Ohio - The captain of a national champion women's swimming team at Kenyon College was killed and 10 others - including an Anchorage woman - were injured in a crash on a slick highway.

Kemppel rebounds after national title streak ends
ANCHORAGE - After seven straight titles, Nina Kemppel lost a national cross-country championship on Wednesday. A day later, the Anchorage skier was a winner again.

Class 4A State Wrestling Polls
The Class 4A state high school team and individual wrestling polls released Jan. 11.

Sports in Juneau

Former Anchorage skater joins NHL elite as rookie
ANCHORAGE - A former skater at East Anchorage High School has joined hockey's elite in his rookie season. Scott Gomez has been named to the National Hockey League's all-star team.

Kemppel rebounds after national title streak ends
ANCHORAGE - After seven straight titles, Nina Kemppel lost a national cross-country championship on Wednesday. A day later, the Anchorage skier was a winner again.

Anchorage swimmer hurt in fatal team van crash
COSHOCTON, Ohio - The captain of a national champion women's swimming team at Kenyon College was killed and 10 others - including an Anchorage woman - were injured in a crash on a slick highway.

Former Anchorage skater joins NHL elite as rookie
ANCHORAGE - A former skater at East Anchorage High School has joined hockey's elite in his rookie season. Scott Gomez has been named to the National Hockey League's all-star team.

Widdows leads Yakutat girls to Classic crown
Rebecca Widdows was named the tournament most valuable player after leading her Yakutat High School girls basketball team to and undefeated record in the Mount St. Elias Classic Jan. 6-8 in Yakutat.

Juneau boys prepare for Wasilla
George Houston popped a tape into his VCR before practice Wednesday. On the TV appeared a grainy video of last year's Juneau-Douglas High School vs. Wasilla boys basketball game at the Class 4A state tournament.

World Junior ski team includes four Alaskans
ANCHORAGE - Four Alaska teenagers have been named to the World Junior Championship team by U.S. Ski Team officials.

Class 4A State Wrestling Polls
The Class 4A state high school team and individual wrestling polls released Jan. 11.

Sports in Juneau

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