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Sunday, February 6, 2000

Around town

Around town

The ups and downs
Jan. 4, 2000, was one of the worst days in the history of the Alaska Permanent Fund.

Inside out

Inside out

Sinking shows how immersion suits work
PORTLAND, Maine - As his trawler filled with seawater and heaved back and forth in vicious waves, Shawn Rich scrambled to climb into his immersion suit.

Sinking shows how immersion suits work
PORTLAND, Maine - As his trawler filled with seawater and heaved back and forth in vicious waves, Shawn Rich scrambled to climb into his immersion suit.

The ups and downs
Jan. 4, 2000, was one of the worst days in the history of the Alaska Permanent Fund.

Evidence hearing put off in Thomas case
Those gathering to hear evidence in Juneau's first murder case in nearly a decade were forced to wait a little longer Friday.

Legislative update
UPCOMING HEARINGS

Lost musher found alive
SOLDOTNA - With a blizzard starting up around him, musher Rod Boyce struggled in the dark to find the 18 miles of trail leading to the next checkpoint in the Tustumena 200 Sled Dog Race.

Desa ends hunger strike
In an unexpected move Friday evening, Desa Jacobsson and the Alaska Federation of Natives announced that Jacobsson was ending her hunger strike.

Cutting back at schools
Some Juneau School Board members say a budget document being prepared for the Juneau Assembly is unrealistically top-heavy on teacher layoffs. They'd rather save some teacher positions by cutting a few administrators.

Evidence hearing put off in Thomas case
Those gathering to hear evidence in Juneau's first murder case in nearly a decade were forced to wait a little longer Friday.

Cutting back at schools
Some Juneau School Board members say a budget document being prepared for the Juneau Assembly is unrealistically top-heavy on teacher layoffs. They'd rather save some teacher positions by cutting a few administrators.

Matanuska departure revised
The state ferry Matanuska's southbound departure from Juneau for Monday has been revised to 5 a.m. to accommodate travelers traveling with the Kake school system.

A long time between murders
After a while they all seem to run together.

A long time between murders
After a while they all seem to run together.

Police and fire blotter

Lost musher found alive
SOLDOTNA - With a blizzard starting up around him, musher Rod Boyce struggled in the dark to find the 18 miles of trail leading to the next checkpoint in the Tustumena 200 Sled Dog Race.

Desa ends hunger strike
In an unexpected move Friday evening, Desa Jacobsson and the Alaska Federation of Natives announced that Jacobsson was ending her hunger strike.

Matanuska departure revised
The state ferry Matanuska's southbound departure from Juneau for Monday has been revised to 5 a.m. to accommodate travelers traveling with the Kake school system.

Legislative update
UPCOMING HEARINGS

Police and fire blotter

Property tax cap decisions belong at municipal level
Voters love to pass property tax caps. It's an emotional thing, a knee-jerk reaction to rising property valuation and a sense among citizens that government gets too much money from us.

Glowing rats and tasty poinsettias
We have some important news

Word of mouth

Property tax cap decisions belong at municipal level
Voters love to pass property tax caps. It's an emotional thing, a knee-jerk reaction to rising property valuation and a sense among citizens that government gets too much money from us.

Glowing rats and tasty poinsettias
We have some important news

Word of mouth

Boozer, Carrawell lead Duke
DURHAM, N.C. - More than anything else, No. 3 Duke won a mental battle Saturday.

State wrestling results
Here are the results of the Class 4A state wrestling tournament Friday and Saturday at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Patty Center.

State wrestling results
Here are the results of the Class 4A state wrestling tournament Friday and Saturday at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Patty Center.

Reid, Schoenberber win state titles
FAIRBANKS -- It took a 140-pound, seventh-seeded wrestler to end a 14-year drought.

Colony girls shock Juneau
It was only a few minutes after Friday night's humbling 50-33 loss to the unranked Colony Knights, and Juneau-Douglas High School girls basketball coach Jim Hamey was sitting in his office trying to watch a videotape of the game through the viewfinder of his camera.

Colony girls shock Juneau
It was only a few minutes after Friday night's humbling 50-33 loss to the unranked Colony Knights, and Juneau-Douglas High School girls basketball coach Jim Hamey was sitting in his office trying to watch a videotape of the game through the viewfinder of his camera.

Tromble leads boys in sweep of Patriots
Some time ago, in a loss to the Wasilla Warriors, Evan Tromble couldn't hit a shot to save his life. The leading scorer of the Juneau-Douglas boys basketball team shot 0-for-10 in that frustrating loss, and shot no free throws.

Boozer, Carrawell lead Duke
DURHAM, N.C. - More than anything else, No. 3 Duke won a mental battle Saturday.

Tromble leads boys in sweep of Patriots
Some time ago, in a loss to the Wasilla Warriors, Evan Tromble couldn't hit a shot to save his life. The leading scorer of the Juneau-Douglas boys basketball team shot 0-for-10 in that frustrating loss, and shot no free throws.

Reid, Schoenberber win state titles
FAIRBANKS -- It took a 140-pound, seventh-seeded wrestler to end a 14-year drought.

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