Monday, January 17, 2000

Business calendar

Business calendar

Administration increasingly worried over Iranian nuke program
WASHINGTON - The Clinton administration expressed new worry Monday over Iran's nuclear program and whether that country has acquired the capability to make nuclear bombs and other weapons of mass destruction.

Administration increasingly worried over Iranian nuke program
WASHINGTON - The Clinton administration expressed new worry Monday over Iran's nuclear program and whether that country has acquired the capability to make nuclear bombs and other weapons of mass destruction.

Obituaries
Ray Renshaw

Around town

Around town

Obituaries
Ray Renshaw

Around town

Around town

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

Inside out
State of the cake

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.

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.

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.

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.

Police and fire blotter

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.

Neighbors brainstorm to save ailing Twin Lakes
Cheechako carp?

State and local briefly

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

Bill lets clubs ban men
Some women don't like having men around when they sweat.

Alaska straw poll expected to be Bush-Forbes battle
ANCHORAGE - Alaska's mainstream Republicans are lining up with their checkbooks behind presidential hopeful George W. Bush.

Glacier Bay plan draws comments
The National Park Service expects to take a year to produce a compensation program for those harmed by new commercial fishing restrictions in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.

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.

Crabbers to make case at Anchorage hearing
ANCHORAGE - With the Bering Sea snow crab fishery on hold until spring, many of the members of the Alaska Crab Coalition will be in Anchorage this January to offer up ideas to Congress on how to preserve their threatened livelihoods.

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

Agencies aim to cut airplane crashes
ANCHORAGE - The federal agency that's helped reduce the number of deaths in the commercial fishing and helicopter logging industries during the past decade is launching a three-year effort to bring down the number of aviation deaths in Alaska.

State and local briefly

Deal draws mixed reviews
It could have been a lot less. It could have been a lot more.

Deal draws mixed reviews
It could have been a lot less. It could have been a lot more.

Alaska straw poll expected to be Bush-Forbes battle
ANCHORAGE - Alaska's mainstream Republicans are lining up with their checkbooks behind presidential hopeful George W. Bush.

Straying turtles end up dead in the water
Sea turtles usually live in warm waters off the coast of Mexico and Hawaii. Apparently that's where they should stay too, but they don't always.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

State and local briefly

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.

Police and fire blotter

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.

Crabbers to make case at Anchorage hearing
ANCHORAGE - With the Bering Sea snow crab fishery on hold until spring, many of the members of the Alaska Crab Coalition will be in Anchorage this January to offer up ideas to Congress on how to preserve their threatened livelihoods.

Agencies aim to cut airplane crashes
ANCHORAGE - The federal agency that's helped reduce the number of deaths in the commercial fishing and helicopter logging industries during the past decade is launching a three-year effort to bring down the number of aviation deaths in Alaska.

Police and fire blotter

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.

State and local briefly

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.

Bill lets clubs ban men
Some women don't like having men around when they sweat.

Glacier Bay plan draws comments
The National Park Service expects to take a year to produce a compensation program for those harmed by new commercial fishing restrictions in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.

Straying turtles end up dead in the water
Sea turtles usually live in warm waters off the coast of Mexico and Hawaii. Apparently that's where they should stay too, but they don't always.

Neighbors brainstorm to save ailing Twin Lakes
Cheechako carp?

Police and fire blotter

Word of mouth

Word of mouth

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.

Jacobsson has courage
Letter by Rosita Worl

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.

We should not seek to silence bigots
Feel better now?

Clarifying subsistence points for senator
Letter by Frank Rue

Silly at times, debates still serve a purpose
The following editorial appeared in Sunday's Los Angeles Times:

Work with, not against Alaska Natives
Letter by August Martin

Exercise restraint in offering criticism
Letter by Kent Fagerstrom

Clarifying subsistence points for senator
Letter by Frank Rue

Work with, not against Alaska Natives
Letter by August Martin

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

Word of mouth

We should not seek to silence bigots
Feel better now?

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.

Silly at times, debates still serve a purpose
The following editorial appeared in Sunday's Los Angeles Times:

Exercise restraint in offering criticism
Letter by Kent Fagerstrom

Jacobsson has courage
Letter by Rosita Worl

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.

Race results
SKI RACING

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.

Duke rips Florida State for 26th straight ACC win
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Whatever Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski told his sixth-ranked Blue Devils at halftime Sunday, it worked.

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.

Race results
SKI RACING

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.

Duke rips Florida State for 26th straight ACC win
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Whatever Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski told his sixth-ranked Blue Devils at halftime Sunday, it worked.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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