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Monday, January 15, 2001

Around Town

Around Town

Obituary

Obituary

Creaky Navy relic arrives in United States with aging crew
A rusting relic from World War II sailed into port in Mobile, Ala., with a jubilant crew of elderly veterans last Wednesday after a month-long trans-Atlantic voyage that the Coast Guard warned was too dangerous to attempt.

Bringing Home a Warship
A former Juneau man was among the World War II vets who helped bring a ship back to the U.S. to become a museum

Creaky Navy relic arrives in United States with aging crew
A rusting relic from World War II sailed into port in Mobile, Ala., with a jubilant crew of elderly veterans last Wednesday after a month-long trans-Atlantic voyage that the Coast Guard warned was too dangerous to attempt.

Bringing Home a Warship
A former Juneau man was among the World War II vets who helped bring a ship back to the U.S. to become a museum

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

Minimum wage hike gets push
The working poor have found a champion in a Republican state House leader.

Obituaries

Alaska media experts build up communications in Balkans
Four former residents of Southeast Alaska are working to establish free and independent news media in the Balkans.

Weathering the forecast
It has been a season of discontent for weather forecaster and avid skier Ed Plumb.

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

Another win for farmed salmon
Alaskan & Proud is stocking farm-raised Atlantic salmon to meet local demand for fresh fish during the winter and to compete with national outlets offering the controversial product.

New limits on guns
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Around Town

Most stores open, public offices closed Monday
Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-68) was an African-American clergyman and civil rights leader. A charismatic speaker, he advocated passive resistance to segregation. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964 and was assassinated in 1968. He is considered a martyr to the cause of civil rights.

Lessons for life from an MLK sit-in
Rosalee Walker doesn't like to be crossed. Her success story is based on the fact that she has reined in her own quick temper in order to battle more effectively against the indignation and injustice of racial prejudice.

Obituaries

Juneau meeting focuses on new medication for asthma sufferers
Controlling asthma attacks during school hours can be difficult for kids because they don't want to be viewed by their peers as sick or weak.

New limits on guns
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1,000 missing in quake
SANTA TECLA, El Salvador -Hundreds of neighbors and rescue workers dug with crowbars, backhoes and even bare hands through a mountain of dirt today in a desperate search for survivors of an earthquake that killed at least 300 people and left more than 1,000 missing.

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

A dream come true in Unalaska
n Zach Gordon manager leaves for Parks and Rec position

Most stores open, public offices closed Monday
Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-68) was an African-American clergyman and civil rights leader. A charismatic speaker, he advocated passive resistance to segregation. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964 and was assassinated in 1968. He is considered a martyr to the cause of civil rights.

Alaska media experts build up communications in Balkans
Four former residents of Southeast Alaska are working to establish free and independent news media in the Balkans.

Minimum wage hike gets push
The working poor have found a champion in a Republican state House leader.

1,000 missing in quake
SANTA TECLA, El Salvador -Hundreds of neighbors and rescue workers dug with crowbars, backhoes and even bare hands through a mountain of dirt today in a desperate search for survivors of an earthquake that killed at least 300 people and left more than 1,000 missing.

A dream come true in Unalaska
n Zach Gordon manager leaves for Parks and Rec position

Weathering the forecast
It has been a season of discontent for weather forecaster and avid skier Ed Plumb.

Another win for farmed salmon
Alaskan & Proud is stocking farm-raised Atlantic salmon to meet local demand for fresh fish during the winter and to compete with national outlets offering the controversial product.

Lessons for life from an MLK sit-in
Rosalee Walker doesn't like to be crossed. Her success story is based on the fact that she has reined in her own quick temper in order to battle more effectively against the indignation and injustice of racial prejudice.

Juneau meeting focuses on new medication for asthma sufferers
Controlling asthma attacks during school hours can be difficult for kids because they don't want to be viewed by their peers as sick or weak.

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

Around Town

Graduation exam concerns
The following editorial appeared in Friday's Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: Mixed with Wednesday's mostly upbeat State of the State address, Gov. Tony Knowles referred to a statutory deadline that ought to concern every Alaskan.

Legislature on right road with drunken-driving laws
Without sounding preachy, it is important to acknowledge and endorse attempts in the Alaska Legislature to toughen the state's drunken driving laws.

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.

Getting back to basics, only better, with fleece clothing
Many years ago, children in Alaska without the sense to wear fur, wo

Changes will help recruit, retain federal employees
2000 was a good year for federal employees in Alaska, as well as throughout our nation.

Good enough never is
The following editorial appeared in Friday's Anchorage Daily News: There was a mood of minimalist satisfaction as Gov. Tony Knowles delivered his seventh State of the State Address, declaring that "the state of our state is strong."

Good enough never is
The following editorial appeared in Friday's Anchorage Daily News: There was a mood of minimalist satisfaction as Gov. Tony Knowles delivered his seventh State of the State Address, declaring that "the state of our state is strong."

Of M&M's, fecal coliform and the military
House Finance Co-Chairman Eldon Mulder has some advice for state executive branch managers: "Act as if you're the stockbroker and we're the investor."

Of M&M's, fecal coliform and the military
House Finance Co-Chairman Eldon Mulder has some advice for state executive branch managers: "Act as if you're the stockbroker and we're the investor."

Gasline doubters raise good questions
The plan to pipe Alaska natural gas south sure has attracted a lot of supporters.

Legislature on right road with drunken-driving laws
Without sounding preachy, it is important to acknowledge and endorse attempts in the Alaska Legislature to toughen the state's drunken driving laws.

My Turn: Shellfish farming rhetoric is misleading
The issues surrounding the farming of shellfish in Alaska have been the subject of a number of recent articles and opinion pieces published in several Alaska newspapers. Contrary to the claims made in some of these articles, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) has been, and will continue to be, supportive of responsible aquatic farming in Alaska.

Gasline doubters raise good questions
The plan to pipe Alaska natural gas south sure has attracted a lot of supporters.

Graduation exam concerns
The following editorial appeared in Friday's Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: Mixed with Wednesday's mostly upbeat State of the State address, Gov. Tony Knowles referred to a statutory deadline that ought to concern every Alaskan.

Getting back to basics, only better, with fleece clothing
Many years ago, children in Alaska without the sense to wear fur, wo

Changes will help recruit, retain federal employees
2000 was a good year for federal employees in Alaska, as well as throughout our nation.

My Turn: Shellfish farming rhetoric is misleading
The issues surrounding the farming of shellfish in Alaska have been the subject of a number of recent articles and opinion pieces published in several Alaska newspapers. Contrary to the claims made in some of these articles, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) has been, and will continue to be, supportive of responsible aquatic farming in Alaska.

Word of Mouth

Word of Mouth

Sled dog race organizers wait for more entrants
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Sports in Juneau

Juneau's defense stymies Service
The Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears girls high school basketball team used tough, tenacious defense to stymie the Service Cougars, winning 59-33 on Friday night and 46-33 on Saturday night at the Juneau-Douglas High School main gymnasium.

Sports in Juneau

Ice jumble on Yukon River will slow Yukon Quest
From the air, the surface of the Yukon River resembles the pockmarked, deeply scarred face of an unfortunate teen. On the ground, a less whimsical description seems more appropriate.

Ice jumble on Yukon River will slow Yukon Quest
From the air, the surface of the Yukon River resembles the pockmarked, deeply scarred face of an unfortunate teen. On the ground, a less whimsical description seems more appropriate.

Sports in Juneau

Sports in Juneau

Juneau boys finish fourth in Alaska Prep Shootout
The Juneau-Douglas High School boys basketball team had to come from behind, but the Crimson Bears rallied for a 62-53 victory over the defending Class 3A state champion Grace Christian School Grizzlies in Saturday's fourth-sixth place game of the Alaska Prep Shootout at Anchorage's Dimond High School.

Juneau's defense stymies Service
The Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears girls high school basketball team used tough, tenacious defense to stymie the Service Cougars, winning 59-33 on Friday night and 46-33 on Saturday night at the Juneau-Douglas High School main gymnasium.

Juneau boys finish fourth in Alaska Prep Shootout
The Juneau-Douglas High School boys basketball team had to come from behind, but the Crimson Bears rallied for a 62-53 victory over the defending Class 3A state champion Grace Christian School Grizzlies in Saturday's fourth-sixth place game of the Alaska Prep Shootout at Anchorage's Dimond High School.

Sled dog race organizers wait for more entrants
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