Wednesday, January 19, 2000

Mine looms as major player in Juneau economy
The Greens Creek mine on Admiralty Island is assuming an increasingly major role in the Juneau economy.

Briefly

Briefly

Business profile
Valerie DeLaune

Around the clock
A former Juneau resident has developed an aromatherapy product intended to assist weight loss.

Mushing tours see explosive growth on local glaciers
Mushing on glaciers is getting to be a dog-eat-dog business.

Mushing tours see explosive growth on local glaciers
Mushing on glaciers is getting to be a dog-eat-dog business.

Mine looms as major player in Juneau economy
The Greens Creek mine on Admiralty Island is assuming an increasingly major role in the Juneau economy.

Around the clock
A former Juneau resident has developed an aromatherapy product intended to assist weight loss.

Business profile
Valerie DeLaune

Nursing home chain seeks bankruptcy protection
ATLANTA - The nation's second-largest nursing home operator filed for Chapter 11 bankrupt

Oil prices back at highest levels since Gulf War
LONDON (AP) - Petroleum prices surged Wednesday to the highest levels seen since the Persian Gulf War, raising concerns about worsening inflation and a possible threat to the economies of poor, oil-importing nations.

Nursing home chain seeks bankruptcy protection
ATLANTA - The nation's second-largest nursing home operator filed for Chapter 11 bankrupt

Oil prices back at highest levels since Gulf War
LONDON (AP) - Petroleum prices surged Wednesday to the highest levels seen since the Persian Gulf War, raising concerns about worsening inflation and a possible threat to the economies of poor, oil-importing nations.

Pet of the week
Dove is an 8-month-old spayed female lab/malemut

Why sleeping plants won't always lie
This week is the perfect model of winter protection for our gardens: Enough cold to

Chancellor's List and Dean's List at UAS
The University of Alaska Southeast has announced those who qualified for the

Pet of the week
Dove is an 8-month-old spayed female lab/malemut

Why sleeping plants won't always lie
This week is the perfect model of winter protection for our gardens: Enough cold to

Soroptimists get grant for AWARE
Soroptimist International of Juneau, a volunteer service organizatio

Soroptimists get grant for AWARE
Soroptimist International of Juneau, a volunteer service organizatio

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Obituaries
Ray Renshaw, Nedria Joyce Wence

Around town

Around town

Chancellor's List and Dean's List at UAS
The University of Alaska Southeast has announced those who qualified for the

Around town

Around town

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Obituaries
Ray Renshaw, Nedria Joyce Wence

Land trade may yeild bigger parcel for family hoping to build near Eaglecrest
An Angoon family will get more than initially expected in a trade of the family's Admiralty Island in-holding for land near Eaglecrest Ski Area.

Samples of high school exit tests go on Internet
ANCHORAGE - For Alaska parents, high school students and teachers anxious about the upcoming state exams to graduate from high school, help has arrived via the Internet.

Hit-and-run trial changes venue
The trial of accused hit-and-run driver Joel Taplin has been moved to Ketchikan and is expected to start today.

Orphans find home in Alaska
Janet and Rex Scharp went to Vietnam to adopt a baby, and ended up adopting a cause.

Advocate of arts, kids to speak in capital city
Bill Strickland's ideas have changed the lives of hundreds of people.

Game board considers wolf control plan
ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Board of Game is considering approving some kind of wolf control program in the Nelchina Basin northeast of Anchorage, but Gov. Tony Knowles hasn't bought into the deal and the governor has the final say.

Downing leaves Empire for Georgia position
Suzanne Downing, managing editor of the Juneau Empire, has been named editorial page editor of the Augusta (Ga.) Chronicle, it was announced Monday.

Police and fire blotter

Advocate of arts, kids to speak in capital city
Bill Strickland's ideas have changed the lives of hundreds of people.

Legislature's consultants say state benefits from existing BP, Arco competition
The status quo is the best way to go, said merger experts hired by the Legislature.

Gap between U.S. rich and poor has grown wider, report says
WASHINGTON - In most states the income gap between upper income families and the rest of society has grown sharply higher over the last decade, a new report shows.

District nixes charter plans
The Juneau School Board turned down both charter school applications without comment on Tuesday.

Mackie plan: Pay each Alaskan $25K
Sen. Jerry Mackie wants to give you $25,000.

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Board OKS mandatory hunter ed classes
ANCHORAGE - People wanting to hunt in certain areas of Alaska will be required to take mandatory hunter education classes starting in 2002.

Ketchikan man's death thought to be murder
The death of a Ketchikan man, first reported to be of unknown causes, has now been classified as a homicide.

Police and fire blotter

Meteor hits near Carcross
The Canadian government confirmed that the bright flashes of light seen in Juneau, Skagway and Haines on Tuesday morning were most probably a meteor.

State and local briefly

Meteor hits near Carcross
The Canadian government confirmed that the bright flashes of light seen in Juneau, Skagway and Haines on Tuesday morning were most probably a meteor.

Downing leaves Empire for Georgia position
Suzanne Downing, managing editor of the Juneau Empire, has been named editorial page editor of the Augusta (Ga.) Chronicle, it was announced Monday.

Ketchikan man's death thought to be murder
The death of a Ketchikan man, first reported to be of unknown causes, has now been classified as a homicide.

Board OKS mandatory hunter ed classes
ANCHORAGE - People wanting to hunt in certain areas of Alaska will be required to take mandatory hunter education classes starting in 2002.

Game board considers wolf control plan
ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Board of Game is considering approving some kind of wolf control program in the Nelchina Basin northeast of Anchorage, but Gov. Tony Knowles hasn't bought into the deal and the governor has the final say.

Auto accident injuries up in Juneau
The enemy on the roads is us, according to a report recently released by the state Department of Transportation.

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Pope names second archbishop for Anchorage
ANCHORAGE - Pope John Paul II today named a new archbishop for Anchorage who will succeed the Rev. Francis Hurley when he retires in two years.

District nixes charter plans
The Juneau School Board turned down both charter school applications without comment on Tuesday.

Flashes may be meteor
Brilliant flashes of blue-white light, in some areas accompanied by rumbling, startled Southeast residents this morning.

Legislature's consultants say state benefits from existing BP, Arco competition
The status quo is the best way to go, said merger experts hired by the Legislature.

Gap between U.S. rich and poor has grown wider, report says
WASHINGTON - In most states the income gap between upper income families and the rest of society has grown sharply higher over the last decade, a new report shows.

Police and fire blotter

Samples of high school exit tests go on Internet
ANCHORAGE - For Alaska parents, high school students and teachers anxious about the upcoming state exams to graduate from high school, help has arrived via the Internet.

Pope names second archbishop for Anchorage
ANCHORAGE - Pope John Paul II today named a new archbishop for Anchorage who will succeed the Rev. Francis Hurley when he retires in two years.

State and local briefly

Mackie plan: Pay each Alaskan $25K
Sen. Jerry Mackie wants to give you $25,000.

Auto accident injuries up in Juneau
The enemy on the roads is us, according to a report recently released by the state Department of Transportation.

Flashes may be meteor
Brilliant flashes of blue-white light, in some areas accompanied by rumbling, startled Southeast residents this morning.

Land trade may yeild bigger parcel for family hoping to build near Eaglecrest
An Angoon family will get more than initially expected in a trade of the family's Admiralty Island in-holding for land near Eaglecrest Ski Area.

Hit-and-run trial changes venue
The trial of accused hit-and-run driver Joel Taplin has been moved to Ketchikan and is expected to start today.

Orphans find home in Alaska
Janet and Rex Scharp went to Vietnam to adopt a baby, and ended up adopting a cause.

Police and fire blotter

Politics of puppies and puppets
What tore it for me was the puppy.

Supports Tlingit language charter school
Letter by Anne Fuller

Way to go, Joe
Letter by Roger Jack

Women-only health clubs pose problem
Senate Bill 176 would allow health clubs to bar men from membership. The reasoning behind the bill that some women just aren't comfortable working out around men, and that a workout is a personal enough experience to call for the exclusion of men from some clubs.

Way to go, Joe
Letter by Roger Jack

Subsistence lifestyle or unfair advantage?
Letter by Patrick McGonegal

Supports Tlingit language charter school
Letter by Anne Fuller

The Postal Service: One hot property
I have a proposal that would allow both the government and the people to benefit greatly from the stock market's growth. United Parcel Service's record-breaking IPO demonstrated that the company's market value was more than $80 billion. The U.S. Postal Service should be sold as well.

Word of mouth

Single-sex gyms present some problems
Letter by Gail Bills

Managing for the long haul - Beedle's legacy
Joe Beedle will leave Goldbelt in better shape than he found it when he took over as president and chief executive officer nearly six years ago. And that is all any CEO could hope for.

Word of mouth

Reshaping media
The following editorial appeared in the New York Times:

Women-only health clubs pose problem
Senate Bill 176 would allow health clubs to bar men from membership. The reasoning behind the bill that some women just aren't comfortable working out around men, and that a workout is a personal enough experience to call for the exclusion of men from some clubs.

Word of mouth

Subsistence lifestyle or unfair advantage?
Letter by Patrick McGonegal

Managing for the long haul - Beedle's legacy
Joe Beedle will leave Goldbelt in better shape than he found it when he took over as president and chief executive officer nearly six years ago. And that is all any CEO could hope for.

The Postal Service: One hot property
I have a proposal that would allow both the government and the people to benefit greatly from the stock market's growth. United Parcel Service's record-breaking IPO demonstrated that the company's market value was more than $80 billion. The U.S. Postal Service should be sold as well.

Word of mouth

Single-sex gyms present some problems
Letter by Gail Bills

Reshaping media
The following editorial appeared in the New York Times:

Politics of puppies and puppets
What tore it for me was the puppy.

Juneau boys head north for 4
Juneau boys basketball coach George Houston has another way of saying ``we're just taking it one game at time.''

Despite defections, Duke still dominates
DURHAM, N.C. - The numbers just weren't supposed to add up for Duke this season.

Ski club kicks off 2000 season with Winterfest slaloms
One by one, members of the Juneau Ski Club lined up at the starting gate, then, at a word from the coach, launched down the slalom course, snapping poles with every schwooping turn.

Despite defections, Duke still dominates
DURHAM, N.C. - The numbers just weren't supposed to add up for Duke this season.

Enhanced videotape fails to identify musher
ANCHORAGE - A videotape has failed to identify the musher who was filmed abusing a dog during the Copper Basin Sled Dog Race and organizers say that means they never may know the person's identity.

Enhanced videotape fails to identify musher
ANCHORAGE - A videotape has failed to identify the musher who was filmed abusing a dog during the Copper Basin Sled Dog Race and organizers say that means they never may know the person's identity.

Ski club kicks off 2000 season with Winterfest slaloms
One by one, members of the Juneau Ski Club lined up at the starting gate, then, at a word from the coach, launched down the slalom course, snapping poles with every schwooping turn.

Juneau boys head north for 4
Juneau boys basketball coach George Houston has another way of saying ``we're just taking it one game at time.''

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