Saturday, January 22, 2000

Justices will review open-primary law
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court today agreed to decide whether states like Alaska can let voters cast their ballots for any candidate in primary elections, regardless of party affiliation.

Justices will review open-primary law
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court today agreed to decide whether states like Alaska can let voters cast their ballots for any candidate in primary elections, regardless of party affiliation.

Community briefly

Unity and a week of prayer among Christians
Growing up in the 1950s, I learned early on that, as a good Catholic, I was not, for any reason, to venture into a Protestant church. Some unknown danger lurked there which had the power to corrupt me. This attitude, which was characteristic of many Christian Churches 40 years ago, reflected the legacy of suspicion and fear from the days of the Reformation.

Awards and honors
Margaret Thomas, a 1998 graduate of Juneau-Douglas High School, has been named to the Dean's List for the fall quarter of 1999 at the University of Washington in Seattle. She is a sophomore at the college.

Awards and honors
Margaret Thomas, a 1998 graduate of Juneau-Douglas High School, has been named to the Dean's List for the fall quarter of 1999 at the University of Washington in Seattle. She is a sophomore at the college.

Best bets
Death, resurrection and legacy are the themes for the weekend. The Elvis show tonight captures all three in one event.

Around town

Best bets
Death, resurrection and legacy are the themes for the weekend. The Elvis show tonight captures all three in one event.

Making the right soup out of wetlands
Have you ever heard the saying, ``It's like mixing apples and oranges?'' How about ``That's more messed up than a soup sandwich?'' Making a sandwich out of soup is kind of like trying to make good bird or fish habitat out of concrete.

Around town

Obituaries
Cynthia Furber

School calendar

Making the right soup out of wetlands
Have you ever heard the saying, ``It's like mixing apples and oranges?'' How about ``That's more messed up than a soup sandwich?'' Making a sandwich out of soup is kind of like trying to make good bird or fish habitat out of concrete.

Community briefly

Unity and a week of prayer among Christians
Growing up in the 1950s, I learned early on that, as a good Catholic, I was not, for any reason, to venture into a Protestant church. Some unknown danger lurked there which had the power to corrupt me. This attitude, which was characteristic of many Christian Churches 40 years ago, reflected the legacy of suspicion and fear from the days of the Reformation.

School calendar

Obituaries
Cynthia Furber

Davidson: Not the retiring type
Rumors of George Davidson's retirement turn out to be greatly exaggerated.

Hamilton: UA is economic engine for state
The state university is the engine that drives economic development and diversification, but it needs some gas, according to university President Mark Hamilton.

Taplin reacted in shock, attorney says
KETCHIKAN - Joel Taplin's attorney laid out evidence Thursday suggesting his client went into shock after his car fatally injured a Juneau man last July.

Hamilton: UA is economic engine for state
The state university is the engine that drives economic development and diversification, but it needs some gas, according to university President Mark Hamilton.

Union talks fail; mediator called in
A mediator has been called in to help with labor talks between the state and its largest employee organization after the union declared the two sides are at an impasse.

Gas tax hike gets hearing
After gathering dust for a year, a proposal that would raise Alaska's gas tax by 9 cents per gallon got a legislative hearing Thursday.

Police and fire blotter

Taplin reacted in shock, attorney says
KETCHIKAN - Joel Taplin's attorney laid out evidence Thursday suggesting his client went into shock after his car fatally injured a Juneau man last July.

Gas tax hike gets hearing
After gathering dust for a year, a proposal that would raise Alaska's gas tax by 9 cents per gallon got a legislative hearing Thursday.

ANS camp supports activist on hunger strike
Going into the 11th day of her hunger strike, Desa Jacobsson was hungry but said she was feeling good.

State and local briefly

Davidson: Not the retiring type
Rumors of George Davidson's retirement turn out to be greatly exaggerated.

Elton pitches plan to balance state's fiscal gap
Sen. Kim Elton took to the podium today to pitch his plan to help fill the state's nearly $800 million fiscal gap.

Police and fire blotter

State and local briefly

Elton pitches plan to balance state's fiscal gap
Sen. Kim Elton took to the podium today to pitch his plan to help fill the state's nearly $800 million fiscal gap.

ANS camp supports activist on hunger strike
Going into the 11th day of her hunger strike, Desa Jacobsson was hungry but said she was feeling good.

Union talks fail; mediator called in
A mediator has been called in to help with labor talks between the state and its largest employee organization after the union declared the two sides are at an impasse.

Word of mouth

Close just isn't good enough
The Pentagon blames a pair of malfunctioning sensors for Tuesday's failure of a $100 million test of a missile interceptor system that it hopes can defend the country against intercontinental attack from rogue states.

Word of mouth

Abortion is murder
Letter by Jim Dore

A modest budget reduction proposal
I've lived in Alaska only a decade but still can't recall a legislative session when the budget debate wasn't at the top of the agenda.

A modest budget reduction proposal
I've lived in Alaska only a decade but still can't recall a legislative session when the budget debate wasn't at the top of the agenda.

Other side of subsistence
Letter by James G. Brouillette Jr.

Close just isn't good enough
The Pentagon blames a pair of malfunctioning sensors for Tuesday's failure of a $100 million test of a missile interceptor system that it hopes can defend the country against intercontinental attack from rogue states.

Other side of subsistence
Letter by James G. Brouillette Jr.

Abortion is murder
Letter by Jim Dore

Cougars run down Crimson Bears
With a roster made up of just four seniors and three players who saw substantial minutes last season, Service High boys basketball coach Greg Fullmer is stressing the importance of using inexperience as a way to get the Cougars where they want to go.

Lockhart wants one last shot at NAIA hoops title
This is it for former Juneau-Douglas High School basketball player Josh Lockhart.

Lockhart wants one last shot at NAIA hoops title
This is it for former Juneau-Douglas High School basketball player Josh Lockhart.

Cougars run down Crimson Bears
With a roster made up of just four seniors and three players who saw substantial minutes last season, Service High boys basketball coach Greg Fullmer is stressing the importance of using inexperience as a way to get the Cougars where they want to go.

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