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Wednesday, February 2, 2000

Business profile
Frank Gwin

Briefly

Horse riding tours coming to Montana Creek
A horse riding excursion on Montana Creek Trail is being developed as another tourism offering for summer 2000.

Business profile
Frank Gwin

Briefly

On the move

On the move

Horse riding tours coming to Montana Creek
A horse riding excursion on Montana Creek Trail is being developed as another tourism offering for summer 2000.

COMTECH: Beyond basics
COMTECH started in 1996 as a way to resist efforts to move the state capital.

COMTECH: Beyond basics
COMTECH started in 1996 as a way to resist efforts to move the state capital.

Around the clock
The Juneau Chamber of Commerce has a board retreat this Saturday to work on a mission statement and work plan.

Around the clock
The Juneau Chamber of Commerce has a board retreat this Saturday to work on a mission statement and work plan.

Knowles names administrator for Juneau Pioneer Home
Rosemary Gute-Gruening has been named administrator of the Juneau Pioneers Home, Gov. Tony Knowles announced today.

FTC will sue to block BP-Arco merger
WASHINGTON - Worried about the impact on gasoline prices on the West Coast, the Federal Trade Commission today rejected the merger of BP Amoco and Atlantic Richfield Co., and told its staff to ask the courts to block the $30 billion deal.

Knowles names administrator for Juneau Pioneer Home
Rosemary Gute-Gruening has been named administrator of the Juneau Pioneers Home, Gov. Tony Knowles announced today.

FTC will sue to block BP-Arco merger
WASHINGTON - Worried about the impact on gasoline prices on the West Coast, the Federal Trade Commission today rejected the merger of BP Amoco and Atlantic Richfield Co., and told its staff to ask the courts to block the $30 billion deal.

Around town

Fighting prejudice in today's world - it can be done
Today in the United States, one third of all citizens are people of color. One third of all children in our public schools are from what has traditionally been called ``minority groups.''

Around town

Food drive ahead
Along the floor, around the walls of the Faith Lutheran Church fellowship hall, in a necklace of food, were bags of Ramen noodles, cans of vegetables and soup, and boxes of gingerbread mix and macaroni and cheese.

Obituaries
Kenneth I. Thomas, Belle Dilg

Around town

Obituaries
Kenneth I. Thomas, Belle Dilg

Food drive ahead
Along the floor, around the walls of the Faith Lutheran Church fellowship hall, in a necklace of food, were bags of Ramen noodles, cans of vegetables and soup, and boxes of gingerbread mix and macaroni and cheese.

Rocks of ages add to garden landscape
Plants and animals that are isolated from other influences develop variations to be able to exploit situations that the original populations were unable to tolerate.

Pet of the week

Thank you...

Rocks of ages add to garden landscape
Plants and animals that are isolated from other influences develop variations to be able to exploit situations that the original populations were unable to tolerate.

Pet of the week

Thank you...

Around town

Fighting prejudice in today's world - it can be done
Today in the United States, one third of all citizens are people of color. One third of all children in our public schools are from what has traditionally been called ``minority groups.''

State, second union agree on plan for pay raises
The second of 12 state employees' unions has reached a tentative labor contract with the state.

Panel considers flightseeing noise rules
Some Juneau residents think there ought to be a law that muffles helicopters

Beating death sentence: 97 years in prison
FAIRBANKS - The first of four people convicted in the beating death of a 15-year-old on a downtown Fairbanks street has been sentenced to 97 years in prison. Barring parole, George Frese will be released from prison in 2077.

Correction
An editorial reprinted from the Anchorage Daily News in Tuesday's Empire mistakenly stated that Rep. Bill Williams is a Democrat. Williams is a Republican.

Bird plan protects acreage
ANCHORAGE - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service wants to designate nearly 74,539 square miles of coastal Alaska as critical habitat for the threatened spectacled eider.

Taped pilot talks may offer clues
PORT HUENEME, Calif. - Authorities abandoned the search for survivors of a downed Alaska Airlines jetliner today as investigators focused attention on a recorded conversation between a maintenance crew and pilots trying to keep control of the plane.

Locals worry loved ones were aboard downed jet
Some of Alaska Airlines' top officials were in Juneau on Monday when word came through that one of the company's planes, en route from Mexico to San Francisco and Seattle, had crashed near Los Angeles.

Local service pays tribute to Alaskans lost in crash
About two dozen relatives and friends stood with bowed heads under the sky-blue dome of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church on Tuesday evening in honor of five Alaskans lost Monday on Alaska Airlines Flight 261.

Troopers rescue motorists trapped between avalanches
ANCHORAGE - Nine people stranded between avalanches overnight on the Seward Highway were rescued by helicopter early today, Alaska State Troopers said.

Kott bill would allow gambling on ferries
Ferry passengers could while away their time - and some of their money - on video gambling under a bill being debated in the Legislature.

State and local briefly

Husband-and-wife pastors were returning from mission work in Mexico
MONROE, Wash. - Whispered prayers mingled with sobs at the simple wooden church of Joe and Linda Knight after the husband-and-wife pastors were identified as passengers on Alaska Airlines Flight 261.

Troopers rescue motorists trapped between avalanches
ANCHORAGE - Nine people stranded between avalanches overnight on the Seward Highway were rescued by helicopter early today, Alaska State Troopers said.

Fierce wind slows search for missing musher
ANCHORAGE - The aerial search for a musher missing in the Kenai Peninsula backcountry was on hold today because of high winds.

Panel considers flightseeing noise rules
Some Juneau residents think there ought to be a law that muffles helicopters

Pearce, Kohring top list of the most highly paid legislators
Senate President Drue Pearce claimed the most compensation of any legislator for her time and expenses last year, $77,347.

State and local briefly

Petersburg, Haines residents had connections to Alaska Flight 261
Carrie Laux of Ketchikan was worried when she saw her nephew's name on the passenger list of Alaska Airlines Flight 261.

Native leader among Alaskans on board
Morris Thompson, one of Alaska's most prominent Native and business leaders, was among those killed Monday when an Alaska Airlines jet crashed into the Pacific Ocean.

Juneau political buff takes primary tour
Juneau real estate developer and registered Independent Bill Heumann and his son Mike flew to New Hampshire last week to get a view of the presidential candidates up close. The trip was a birthday present from his wife.

State, second union agree on plan for pay raises
The second of 12 state employees' unions has reached a tentative labor contract with the state.

Victims: firefighters, writers, brokers
Those who died in the crash of Alaska Airlines Flight 261 included a family of six, a firefigh

Locals worry loved ones were aboard downed jet
Some of Alaska Airlines' top officials were in Juneau on Monday when word came through that one of the company's planes, en route from Mexico to San Francisco and Seattle, had crashed near Los Angeles.

State and local briefly

Beating death sentence: 97 years in prison
FAIRBANKS - The first of four people convicted in the beating death of a 15-year-old on a downtown Fairbanks street has been sentenced to 97 years in prison. Barring parole, George Frese will be released from prison in 2077.

BP Exploration sentenced for dumping
ANCHORAGE - BP Exploration (Alaska) was sentenced Tuesday to a $500,000 criminal fine for its involvement in an illegal waste-dumping case at the Endicott oil field on the North Slope.

Alaskans buy into factory trawler fleet
ANCHORAGE - Two Western Alaska fishing companies are part of an investment group that has completed a $465 million purchase of the largest factory trawler company scooping up pollock in the Bering Sea.

BP Exploration sentenced for dumping
ANCHORAGE - BP Exploration (Alaska) was sentenced Tuesday to a $500,000 criminal fine for its involvement in an illegal waste-dumping case at the Endicott oil field on the North Slope.

Law could derail Tongass roadless policy
KETCHIKAN - The Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act might prevent the U.S. Forest Service from including the Tongass National Forest in a proposed ban on road-building, Sen. Frank Murkowski said.

Local service pays tribute to Alaskans lost in crash
About two dozen relatives and friends stood with bowed heads under the sky-blue dome of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church on Tuesday evening in honor of five Alaskans lost Monday on Alaska Airlines Flight 261.

Search continues for missing musher
ANCHORAGE - The search resumed this morning for a musher who apparently took a wrong turn in blizzard conditions while competing in the Tustumena 200 Sled Dog Race.

State and local briefly

Kennecott won't sell Greens Creek
The Greens Creek mine on Admiralty Island is not going to be sold.

Correction
An editorial reprinted from the Anchorage Daily News in Tuesday's Empire mistakenly stated that Rep. Bill Williams is a Democrat. Williams is a Republican.

GOP legislators pitch plan to 'protect' dividends
Flanked by the Legislature's most conservative members, Sen. Lyda Green introduced a measure Monday that would add the Alaska Permanent Fund dividend program to the state's constitution.

Taped pilot talks may offer clues
PORT HUENEME, Calif. - Authorities abandoned the search for survivors of a downed Alaska Airlines jetliner today as investigators focused attention on a recorded conversation between a maintenance crew and pilots trying to keep control of the plane.

Police and fire blotter

Bird plan protects acreage
ANCHORAGE - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service wants to designate nearly 74,539 square miles of coastal Alaska as critical habitat for the threatened spectacled eider.

Project may separate Hyder bears, tourists
ANCHORAGE - The U.S. Forest Service is planning to build a boardwalk and several viewing platforms along a salmon-rich river near the Southeast Alaska community of Hyder in part to prevent a mauling.

Kott bill would allow gambling on ferries
Ferry passengers could while away their time - and some of their money - on video gambling under a bill being debated in the Legislature.

Alaskans buy into factory trawler fleet
ANCHORAGE - Two Western Alaska fishing companies are part of an investment group that has completed a $465 million purchase of the largest factory trawler company scooping up pollock in the Bering Sea.

Husband-and-wife pastors were returning from mission work in Mexico
MONROE, Wash. - Whispered prayers mingled with sobs at the simple wooden church of Joe and Linda Knight after the husband-and-wife pastors were identified as passengers on Alaska Airlines Flight 261.

Law could derail Tongass roadless policy
KETCHIKAN - The Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act might prevent the U.S. Forest Service from including the Tongass National Forest in a proposed ban on road-building, Sen. Frank Murkowski said.

Fierce wind slows search for missing musher
ANCHORAGE - The aerial search for a musher missing in the Kenai Peninsula backcountry was on hold today because of high winds.

Search continues for missing musher
ANCHORAGE - The search resumed this morning for a musher who apparently took a wrong turn in blizzard conditions while competing in the Tustumena 200 Sled Dog Race.

Pearce, Kohring top list of the most highly paid legislators
Senate President Drue Pearce claimed the most compensation of any legislator for her time and expenses last year, $77,347.

Kennecott won't sell Greens Creek
The Greens Creek mine on Admiralty Island is not going to be sold.

Petersburg, Haines residents had connections to Alaska Flight 261
Carrie Laux of Ketchikan was worried when she saw her nephew's name on the passenger list of Alaska Airlines Flight 261.

GOP legislators pitch plan to 'protect' dividends
Flanked by the Legislature's most conservative members, Sen. Lyda Green introduced a measure Monday that would add the Alaska Permanent Fund dividend program to the state's constitution.

Native leader among Alaskans on board
Morris Thompson, one of Alaska's most prominent Native and business leaders, was among those killed Monday when an Alaska Airlines jet crashed into the Pacific Ocean.

Police and fire blotter

Victims: firefighters, writers, brokers
Those who died in the crash of Alaska Airlines Flight 261 included a family of six, a firefigh

Project may separate Hyder bears, tourists
ANCHORAGE - The U.S. Forest Service is planning to build a boardwalk and several viewing platforms along a salmon-rich river near the Southeast Alaska community of Hyder in part to prevent a mauling.

Police and fire blotter

Avalanche kills railroad worker
ANCHORAGE - State highway officials have temporarily abandoned their efforts to reopen the Seward Highway south of Anchorage after a Tuesday avalanche killed an Alaska Railroad worker.

Avalanche kills railroad worker
ANCHORAGE - State highway officials have temporarily abandoned their efforts to reopen the Seward Highway south of Anchorage after a Tuesday avalanche killed an Alaska Railroad worker.

Police and fire blotter

Juneau political buff takes primary tour
Juneau real estate developer and registered Independent Bill Heumann and his son Mike flew to New Hampshire last week to get a view of the presidential candidates up close. The trip was a birthday present from his wife.

Word of mouth

Word of mouth

More Carlos coverage
Letter by Lowell S. Barrick

Legalize pot
Letter by Jay Estes

Abortion stances from the Ovum Office
Being of sound mind and body, I expect to live long enough to hear a woman running for president asked what she would do if she found herself pregnant.

U.S. economy breaks a record
The following editorial appeared in Tuesday's Chicago Tribune:

Protect the initiative process
The following editorial appeared in Friday's Anchorage Daily News:

For lasting school reform, look to teachers
NEW YORK - America is looking for a quick fix for its schools. But if we really believe that higher standards, which definitely are needed; better testing, which ideally should assess the ful

Word of mouth

About the Juneau Five
Letter by James G. Grouillette Jr.

Protect the initiative process
The following editorial appeared in Friday's Anchorage Daily News:

Word of mouth

More Carlos coverage
Letter by Lowell S. Barrick

Legalize pot
Letter by Jay Estes

Chalk forest practices up to greed
Letter by K.J. Metcalf

U.S. economy breaks a record
The following editorial appeared in Tuesday's Chicago Tribune:

Abortion stances from the Ovum Office
Being of sound mind and body, I expect to live long enough to hear a woman running for president asked what she would do if she found herself pregnant.

For lasting school reform, look to teachers
NEW YORK - America is looking for a quick fix for its schools. But if we really believe that higher standards, which definitely are needed; better testing, which ideally should assess the ful

About the Juneau Five
Letter by James G. Grouillette Jr.

Chalk forest practices up to greed
Letter by K.J. Metcalf

Drill team scores at national meet
The Juneau Dance-Drill Team impressed the judges at the national championships last weekend, not with its bread and butter pom routine but with a routine in which they were supposedly inexperienced.

Drill team scores at national meet
The Juneau Dance-Drill Team impressed the judges at the national championships last weekend, not with its bread and butter pom routine but with a routine in which they were supposedly inexperienced.

Wrangell sweeps Haines
Cody Angerman scored 16 of his game-high 30 points in the second quarter as the Wrangell Wolves overcame a slow start to beat the Haines Glacier Bears 81-59 Saturday in Region V-Class 3A boys basketball action in Wrangell.

Wrangell sweeps Haines
Cody Angerman scored 16 of his game-high 30 points in the second quarter as the Wrangell Wolves overcame a slow start to beat the Haines Glacier Bears 81-59 Saturday in Region V-Class 3A boys basketball action in Wrangell.

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