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Sunday, January 16, 2000

Around town

Around town

Inside out
State of the cake

Title
This text of the Tlingit National Anthem was furnished by Major Dolores Rivitt, special projects coordinator for the Salvation Army in Anchorage. Some of the ``words'' below are syllables used to follow the beat, but not lyrics per se.

Tlingit music shows Salvation Army impact
The history of the Salvation Army in Southeast Alaska is a little blurry, but its influence on Tlingit music burns bright.

Inside out
State of the cake

The story of a song
At the ``Gathering the Tribes'' powwow in October in Juneau, the Tlingit National Anthem was sung and danced both days.

The story of a song
At the ``Gathering the Tribes'' powwow in October in Juneau, the Tlingit National Anthem was sung and danced both days.

Tlingit music shows Salvation Army impact
The history of the Salvation Army in Southeast Alaska is a little blurry, but its influence on Tlingit music burns bright.

Juneau Empire Online Inside Story: 01/16/00
This text of the Tlingit National Anthem was furnished by Major Dolores Rivitt, special projects coordinator for the Salvation Army in Anchorage. Some of the ``words'' below are syllables used to follow the beat, but not lyrics per se.

Song remains strong tradition in Tlingit culture
Rhythmic dancing and singing traditionally welcomed visitors to Tlingit villages, and punctuated their special occasions.

Song remains strong tradition in Tlingit culture
Rhythmic dancing and singing traditionally welcomed visitors to Tlingit villages, and punctuated their special occasions.

Lawmakers consider privatizing child support payment collections
Private companies might do a better job than the state of getting child support payments to kids. Or they might do worse.

Goldbelt's CEO Beedle to leave Native corp.
Joe Beedle, president and chief executive officer of Goldbelt Inc., will not seek renewal of his three-year contract, which expires June 30. He also is one of 17 applicants for executive director of the Alaska Permanent Fund.

17 vie for Permanent Fund job
At least 17 people want to head up the $25.6 million Permanent Fund Corporation.

Lawmakers consider privatizing child support payment collections
Private companies might do a better job than the state of getting child support payments to kids. Or they might do worse.

Federal fisheries takeover update: 'Junk heap'
The federal takeover of subsistence management of fisheries for more than half the state isn't going well as far as John White is concerned. In fact, it's hellish.

Governors weigh in against oil merger
ANCHORAGE - Three former Alaska governors have written to the Federal Trade Commission to oppose BP Amoco PLC's pending takeover of Atlantic Richfield Co.

Police and fire blotter

State and local briefly

Martin Luther King Jr. Day activities planned
Juneau residents will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day in a variety of ways Monday, including participating in a peace pilgrimage, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Shrine of St. Therese.

Flooding creek: A result of rain or development?
Jordan Creek is in its postcard mode right now, with snowy banks and a lovely meander through the populous Mendenhall Valley.

Flooding creek: A result of rain or development?
Jordan Creek is in its postcard mode right now, with snowy banks and a lovely meander through the populous Mendenhall Valley.

Goldbelt's CEO Beedle to leave Native corp.
Joe Beedle, president and chief executive officer of Goldbelt Inc., will not seek renewal of his three-year contract, which expires June 30. He also is one of 17 applicants for executive director of the Alaska Permanent Fund.

Ketchikan death investigated
The sudden death Friday of a 48-year-old Ketchikan man is being investigated by Alaska State Troopers.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day activities planned
Juneau residents will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day in a variety of ways Monday, including participating in a peace pilgrimage, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Shrine of St. Therese.

State and local briefly

17 vie for Permanent Fund job
At least 17 people want to head up the $25.6 million Permanent Fund Corporation.

Governors weigh in against oil merger
ANCHORAGE - Three former Alaska governors have written to the Federal Trade Commission to oppose BP Amoco PLC's pending takeover of Atlantic Richfield Co.

Ketchikan death investigated
The sudden death Friday of a 48-year-old Ketchikan man is being investigated by Alaska State Troopers.

Federal fisheries takeover update: 'Junk heap'
The federal takeover of subsistence management of fisheries for more than half the state isn't going well as far as John White is concerned. In fact, it's hellish.

Police and fire blotter

Clarifying subsistence points for senator
Letter by Frank Rue

Jacobsson has courage
Letter by Rosita Worl

Learning the key Super Bowl terms
We are coming up on the Super Bowl, which is by far the most important sporting event in the world as measured in total tons of free shrimp consumed by sportswriters.

Learning the key Super Bowl terms
We are coming up on the Super Bowl, which is by far the most important sporting event in the world as measured in total tons of free shrimp consumed by sportswriters.

Word of mouth

Ignoring budget gap is not responsible
Where have we heard this before? The governor wants to spend more money and the Legislature wants to cut the budget.

Jacobsson has courage
Letter by Rosita Worl

Clarifying subsistence points for senator
Letter by Frank Rue

Word of mouth

Ignoring budget gap is not responsible
Where have we heard this before? The governor wants to spend more money and the Legislature wants to cut the budget.

Race officials investigating abuse incident
GLENNALLEN - A video taken during the running of the Copper Basin 300 shows a musher kicking and beating a dog, a race official said Friday.

Wasilla boys sweep two from Juneau
The Juneau-Douglas High School boys basketball team was swept for the first time in coach George Houston's eight years as head coach, losing to the Wasilla Warriors 67-56 Friday and 59-49 Saturday.

Ketchikan splits with Sitka boys
Brandon Nicholas scored 28 points Saturday as the Ketchikan High School boys basketball team beat the Sitka Wolves 72-55 and gained a split of their two-game Region V-Class 4A series in Ketchikan.

Ketchikan splits with Sitka boys
Brandon Nicholas scored 28 points Saturday as the Ketchikan High School boys basketball team beat the Sitka Wolves 72-55 and gained a split of their two-game Region V-Class 4A series in Ketchikan.

Nizich, Haas shooting key as Bear girls sweep Wolves
The Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears girls basketball team was finding the going difficult in Saturday's rematch with the Sitka Wolves.

Wasilla boys sweep two from Juneau
The Juneau-Douglas High School boys basketball team was swept for the first time in coach George Houston's eight years as head coach, losing to the Wasilla Warriors 67-56 Friday and 59-49 Saturday.

Race officials investigating abuse incident
GLENNALLEN - A video taken during the running of the Copper Basin 300 shows a musher kicking and beating a dog, a race official said Friday.

Nizich, Haas shooting key as Bear girls sweep Wolves
The Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears girls basketball team was finding the going difficult in Saturday's rematch with the Sitka Wolves.

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