Saturday, January 29, 2000

Amazon.com's stock plummets as company announces 150 layoffs
SEATTLE (AP) - Amazon.com's stock fell more than 8 percent Friday after the company announced it was laying off 150 people, the first time the leading online retailer has reduced its workforce.

Amazon.com's stock plummets as company announces 150 layoffs
SEATTLE (AP) - Amazon.com's stock fell more than 8 percent Friday after the company announced it was laying off 150 people, the first time the leading online retailer has reduced its workforce.

Rotary club donates cancer funds
The Glacier Valley Rotary Club donated $13,000 to four Juneau organizations in the fight against cancer. The club raised the money in the ``Beat the Odds'' women-only run.

Building a good foundation for God's people
Last spring our church began the ambitious project of building an addition to meet the needs of our congregation and to provide a gathering place for our community.

Thank you...

Neighbors briefly

Thank you...

Rotary club donates cancer funds
The Glacier Valley Rotary Club donated $13,000 to four Juneau organizations in the fight against cancer. The club raised the money in the ``Beat the Odds'' women-only run.

Building a good foundation for God's people
Last spring our church began the ambitious project of building an addition to meet the needs of our congregation and to provide a gathering place for our community.

School calendar

School calendar

Around town

Around town

Best bets
Every other year, the Stroller White Pipe, Drum and Dance group celebrates Robbie Burns night with a big shindig. This is the year, and Saturday is the night.

Neighbors briefly

Best bets
Every other year, the Stroller White Pipe, Drum and Dance group celebrates Robbie Burns night with a big shindig. This is the year, and Saturday is the night.

State and local briefly

Judge chides feds for sea lion report
ANCHORAGE - A federal judge in Seattle is critical of National Marine Fisheries Service efforts to determine whether commercial fishing is harming the endangered Steller sea lion in the North Pacific.

Marine tax shift could help local harbors
It wasn't a new tax, but a new way of distributing an old tax that kept the House Transportation Committee busy Thursday.

Fire, smoke damage house
The living room of a Mendenhall Valley house was burned in a fire Thursday afternoon.

Fire, smoke damage house
The living room of a Mendenhall Valley house was burned in a fire Thursday afternoon.

Marine tax shift could help local harbors
It wasn't a new tax, but a new way of distributing an old tax that kept the House Transportation Committee busy Thursday.

Alaska mayors join to protest state funding cuts
The state of the union may be terrific but the state of Alaska's municipalities is not - at least according to the state's mayors.

Drinking party rules make searches harder
Youths would enjoy more privacy, but police would be hamstrung in combating teen-age drinking under a new court ruling that blocks search warrants for evidence of underage drinking in homes.

Taplin jury deliberations continue
KETCHIKAN - The jury in the Joel Taplin manslaughter case began its second day of deliberations this morning, after hearing closing arguments Thursday from attorneys and instructions from the judge.

From fishing to healing touch
Soft music plays as Jeri Museth gently moves her hands above Linda Morris' body, as though smoothing a sheet.

Alaska mayors join to protest state funding cuts
The state of the union may be terrific but the state of Alaska's municipalities is not - at least according to the state's mayors.

State and local briefly

From fishing to healing touch
Soft music plays as Jeri Museth gently moves her hands above Linda Morris' body, as though smoothing a sheet.

Police and fire blotter

Police and fire blotter

Cordova deadly avalanche area may be rezoned
ANCHORAGE - The city of Cordova is considering rezoning an area that was flattened by a killer avalanche. One woman died and four homes and at least two warehouses were destroyed in Wednesday's slide.

Drinking party rules make searches harder
Youths would enjoy more privacy, but police would be hamstrung in combating teen-age drinking under a new court ruling that blocks search warrants for evidence of underage drinking in homes.

Judge chides feds for sea lion report
ANCHORAGE - A federal judge in Seattle is critical of National Marine Fisheries Service efforts to determine whether commercial fishing is harming the endangered Steller sea lion in the North Pacific.

Taplin jury deliberations continue
KETCHIKAN - The jury in the Joel Taplin manslaughter case began its second day of deliberations this morning, after hearing closing arguments Thursday from attorneys and instructions from the judge.

Cordova deadly avalanche area may be rezoned
ANCHORAGE - The city of Cordova is considering rezoning an area that was flattened by a killer avalanche. One woman died and four homes and at least two warehouses were destroyed in Wednesday's slide.

Word of mouth

Roadless policy has benefits for Alaska
My turn By David R. Klein AND John W. Schoen

Word of mouth

Roadless policy has benefits for Alaska
My turn By David R. Klein AND John W. Schoen

Not the state of the union
The State of the Union address long ago ceased to be about the union. It's about the presidency - a defense of the sitting administration's achievements, goals and program. That's all the more true in an election year like this, in which the president seeks as validation of his record to have his vice president succeed him.

Not the state of the union
The State of the Union address long ago ceased to be about the union. It's about the presidency - a defense of the sitting administration's achievements, goals and program. That's all the more true in an election year like this, in which the president seeks as validation of his record to have his vice president succeed him.

Ferry funding a gamble
Letter by Roger Allington

Ferry funding a gamble
Letter by Roger Allington

Juneau wrestlers seek first region title in three years
The memory of last year's Region V-Class 4A wrestling championships is still a bitter thought for many of the Juneau-Douglas High School wrestlers.

Juneau girls fall to Palmer
Before Thursday afternoon's game with the defending Class 4A girls basketball state champion Palmer Moose, Juneau-Douglas High School senior Tanya Nizich went out and made 13 3-pointers to take a commanding lead in that skills competition at the East Anchorage Thunderbird Classic. During halftime of Juneau's game with Palmer, Juneau senior Erin Mesdag made 18 of 20 free-throw attempts in another skills competition.

Sports in Juneau

Sports in Juneau

JD boys begin region season
The Crimson Bears boys basketball team hasn't lost to a region opponent in three years.

JD boys begin region season
The Crimson Bears boys basketball team hasn't lost to a region opponent in three years.

Juneau wrestlers seek first region title in three years
The memory of last year's Region V-Class 4A wrestling championships is still a bitter thought for many of the Juneau-Douglas High School wrestlers.

Juneau girls fall to Palmer
Before Thursday afternoon's game with the defending Class 4A girls basketball state champion Palmer Moose, Juneau-Douglas High School senior Tanya Nizich went out and made 13 3-pointers to take a commanding lead in that skills competition at the East Anchorage Thunderbird Classic. During halftime of Juneau's game with Palmer, Juneau senior Erin Mesdag made 18 of 20 free-throw attempts in another skills competition.

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