Sunday, January 23, 2005

Library has more new non-fiction DVDs
Brand-new non-fiction DVDs are hitting the shelves at the Juneau Public Libraries - look for these titles and more!

Holistic doctor open for business
Dr. Maureen Longworth began seeing patients last month at her new downtown holistic medical practice.

Mine's bottom line isn't Juneau's
I can understand why people would want the Kensington Mine to open.

No license to enter homes
I would like to make a comment on your article, "B&Bs stung by utility-fee hike," as published in the Juneau Empire on Jan. 17.

Citizens rally for and against abortion rights
The Capitol steps were the scene Friday and Saturday afternoons for dueling demonstrations about abortion rights.

Around Town
Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events.

Judge hands cabbie slasher 35 years in jail
Aaron St. Clair was sentenced Friday to serve 35 years in prison for stabbing cab driver Eric Drake a year ago.

Police & Fire
Reports from Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers.

Photo: A brief respite
The sun makes a brief appearance in Ketchikan on Thursday afternoon, lighting up the town and illuminating Tongass Narrows.

Assembly, Public Works need to reconsider fee hike
If Juneau bed-and-breakfast owners are correct in their assessment of what a water-fee hike will do to their home-based businesses, the city's Assembly and its Public Works Department surely would need to reconsider its rate structures.

Empire Editorial: Treat everyone equally
A surefire way to spark debate in the schools is to include the words "gay," "transgender" and "same-gender families" into a district policy.

Ice fishing has small but dedicated following
Carson Kent is one of those people who won't let anything stop him from fishing.

Snow report
As of Saturday, Eaglecrest Ski Area had 23 inches of snow at the base and 90 inches at the top.

Out & About
A listing of outdoor events in town

Grizzlies arrive late, play fresh in win vs. Jazz
The Memphis Grizzlies arrived in Salt Lake City just hours before their game against the Jazz, and coming off a lackluster loss in Denver the day before.

Sports in Juneau
Sports in Juneau is a service provided by the Juneau Empire to provide information on upcoming sports and outdoors events in Juneau.

Fairbanks snowmobiler wins overall title at Alcan 200 race
Colby Hill of Fairbanks averaged more than 112 mph to claim the overall title at last weekend's 36th annual Alcan 200 snowmobile race along the Haines Highway.

Crimson Bear boys earn split with Kings
The Juneau-Douglas High School boys basketball team claimed a split in their season-opening Southeast Conference-Class 4A series this weekend in Ketchikan.

Tompkins does not finish final B.C. Disabled World Cup race
After three days of weather postponements, racers finally got another chance to compete at the International Paralympic Committee-World Cup of the Disabled ski series in Kimberley, British Columbia.

Seniors sent off with a sweep
It wasn't until after this weekend's last dual meet ended that the realization hit the six seniors on the Juneau-Douglas High School wrestling team.

Seattle company penalized $500,000 for dumping halibut
A Seattle-based commercial fishing company was ordered to pay $500,000 in penalties after pleading guilty to illegally disposing of halibut while catching other types of fish off Alaska.

Tongass sets limits for commercial guides, outfitters
For the first time, Tongass National Forest officials have set specific allocations for commercial recreation, hunting and fishing guide operations along the northern reaches of the forest's shoreline.

American Red Cross of Alaska is shouting SOS
The American Red Cross of Alaska has provided food, clothing and shelter for at least three Alaskans every day since 1917. But now the nonprofit service organization needs help.

Alaska Digest
Staff and Wire reports from around the state

This Day in History
In Alaska, the nation and the world

Sen. Stevens sells real estate, puts assets in blind trust
U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens has sold his interest in Anchorage and Fairbanks real estate and directed the money into a blind trust.

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