Sunday, January 23, 2000

Around town

Around town

Inside out

Inside out

Akiak's red dogs find success in sled-dog racing
BETHEL - No one is sure when the first dogs showed up in Akiak. But there are some dog mushers who say that all the best sled dogs come from this tiny village 25 miles east of Bethel.

Students say project-based program boosts confidence
After five years, the alternative Phoenix program at Juneau-Douglas High School still hasn't settled into a routine. But maybe a program named after a mythical bird that rises from its ashes has to expect to constantly renew itself.

Pheonix still rising
From a senior class of about 20 last year, the Phoenix program at Juneau-Douglas High School sent graduates to Yale, Dartmouth and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Yet some students and parents today are concerned the alternative program won't survive.

Pheonix still rising
From a senior class of about 20 last year, the Phoenix program at Juneau-Douglas High School sent graduates to Yale, Dartmouth and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Yet some students and parents today are concerned the alternative program won't survive.

Students say project-based program boosts confidence
After five years, the alternative Phoenix program at Juneau-Douglas High School still hasn't settled into a routine. But maybe a program named after a mythical bird that rises from its ashes has to expect to constantly renew itself.

Akiak's red dogs find success in sled-dog racing
BETHEL - No one is sure when the first dogs showed up in Akiak. But there are some dog mushers who say that all the best sled dogs come from this tiny village 25 miles east of Bethel.

Sorting out the details
KETCHIKAN - Joel Taplin's defense attorney spent Friday chipping away at prosecution witnesses, questioning everything from a police officer's training to whether a Juneau restaurant should be characterized as a lounge.

NASA joins in meteor search
ANCHORAGE - NASA has joined the search for remnants of last week's meteor explosion over the Yukon Territory, saying the space object may help the agency learn more about our solar system.

APOC investigating dividend poll
The phone rang. Within minutes, Juneau's Dennis Harris was hopping mad.

State and local briefly

Police and fire blotter

Seeking Shorter sessions
Lawmakers are trying to shorten the amount of time they spend in Juneau.

Launches scheduled near Fairbanks
FAIRBANKS - Three rocket launches are planned this month from the Poker Flat Research Range, north of Fairbanks.

APOC investigating dividend poll
The phone rang. Within minutes, Juneau's Dennis Harris was hopping mad.

Learning the Native ways of knowledge
Stephan Eubank discovered that copper ulus wear out quicker than steel ulus, but they don't tear the hide as much. The Sitka eighth-grader knows because he made the ulus and tried them out on a seal skin.

Launches scheduled near Fairbanks
FAIRBANKS - Three rocket launches are planned this month from the Poker Flat Research Range, north of Fairbanks.

Seeking Shorter sessions
Lawmakers are trying to shorten the amount of time they spend in Juneau.

Sorting out the details
KETCHIKAN - Joel Taplin's defense attorney spent Friday chipping away at prosecution witnesses, questioning everything from a police officer's training to whether a Juneau restaurant should be characterized as a lounge.

State and local briefly

NASA joins in meteor search
ANCHORAGE - NASA has joined the search for remnants of last week's meteor explosion over the Yukon Territory, saying the space object may help the agency learn more about our solar system.

Learning the Native ways of knowledge
Stephan Eubank discovered that copper ulus wear out quicker than steel ulus, but they don't tear the hide as much. The Sitka eighth-grader knows because he made the ulus and tried them out on a seal skin.

Police and fire blotter

Watch out for the ball-peen hammer
So my wife and I are preparing for childbirth.

Mackie plan Worth looking at
Here's a whole new approach to resolving the budget deficit and the permanent fund earnings question all at once:

Watch out for the ball-peen hammer
So my wife and I are preparing for childbirth.

Mackie plan Worth looking at
Here's a whole new approach to resolving the budget deficit and the permanent fund earnings question all at once:

Stick to basics on passenger fees
Whether you agree or disagree with the $5 passenger fee that was approved by voters in October is irrelevant. It was approved and we need to move on.

Stick to basics on passenger fees
Whether you agree or disagree with the $5 passenger fee that was approved by voters in October is irrelevant. It was approved and we need to move on.

Word of mouth

Word of mouth

Boxers earn gold
Three Juneau boxers, three gold medals.

Bears win twice to take 4th
The Juneau-Douglas boys basketball team routed Homer 70-44 to place fourth in the Seventh Annual Alaska Prep Shootout Saturday night.

Juneau wrestlers sweep in Sitka
By sweeping a weekend of triple-dual meets in Sitka Friday and Saturday, the Juneau-Douglas High School wrestling team positioned itself well for next weekend's Region V Championships.

Bears win twice to take 4th
The Juneau-Douglas boys basketball team routed Homer 70-44 to place fourth in the Seventh Annual Alaska Prep Shootout Saturday night.

Duke keeps rolling; ACC streak at 28
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Jason Williams wasn't at Duke when the Blue Devils won the first 22 games of their Atlantic Coast Conference-record 28 game regular-season winning streak.

Duke keeps rolling; ACC streak at 28
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Jason Williams wasn't at Duke when the Blue Devils won the first 22 games of their Atlantic Coast Conference-record 28 game regular-season winning streak.

Strle sets speed record in Alcan 200
Robert Strle of Fairbanks rode his 2000 model Yamaha SRX 700cc to the overall title of the Alcan 200 snowmachine race Saturday, averaging a record-setting 110.6 mph for the 154-mile course from Haines to Dezadeash Lake, Yukon Territory, and back.

Boxers earn gold
Three Juneau boxers, three gold medals.

Juneau wrestlers sweep in Sitka
By sweeping a weekend of triple-dual meets in Sitka Friday and Saturday, the Juneau-Douglas High School wrestling team positioned itself well for next weekend's Region V Championships.

Strle sets speed record in Alcan 200
Robert Strle of Fairbanks rode his 2000 model Yamaha SRX 700cc to the overall title of the Alcan 200 snowmachine race Saturday, averaging a record-setting 110.6 mph for the 154-mile course from Haines to Dezadeash Lake, Yukon Territory, and back.

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