Tuesday, February 8, 2000

Briefly

Haines Air
Since Juneau pathologist Tom Hall bought Haines Airways last year, he's aimed to reinvent it.

InvestNet: Matching investors with entrepreneurs
Trying to match investors and entrepreneurs to finance homegrown business ideas has been slow going so far.

Business profile: Susan Moreland

Haines Air
Since Juneau pathologist Tom Hall bought Haines Airways last year, he's aimed to reinvent it.

InvestNet: Matching investors with entrepreneurs
Trying to match investors and entrepreneurs to finance homegrown business ideas has been slow going so far.

Around the clock
A Kentucky painter is looking north for divine inspiration.

Around the clock
A Kentucky painter is looking north for divine inspiration.

Briefly

Business profile: Susan Moreland

Russia says its troops kill Chechen rebels trying to flee
URUS-MARTAN, Russia - With Russia declaring victory in its battle for Grozny, Russian troops killed rebels trying to break out of a village near the Chechen capital and flee to strongholds in the southern mountains, the Defense Ministry said today.

Taplin out of prison on $50,000 bail
Accused hit-and-run driver Joel Taplin, 27, has been released on bail.

Russia says its troops kill Chechen rebels trying to flee
URUS-MARTAN, Russia - With Russia declaring victory in its battle for Grozny, Russian troops killed rebels trying to break out of a village near the Chechen capital and flee to strongholds in the southern mountains, the Defense Ministry said today.

Taplin out of prison on $50,000 bail
Accused hit-and-run driver Joel Taplin, 27, has been released on bail.

Around town

Obituaries
Norman C. Banfield

Around town

Obituaries
Norman C. Banfield

Around town

Around town

Obituaries
William M. Beezley, Dessa Baker

Obituaries
William M. Beezley, Dessa Baker

Under new city rule, beasts may become bigger burden
``Objectionable animals'' could cost their owners bigger fines if a new ordinance passes Juneau Assembly muster tonight. Barking, snapping and chasing beasts could fetch their keepers fines of up to $200, and even a mandatory court appearance.

Thousands mourn loss of Thompsons
FAIRBANKS - Eighty-eight candles lit the foot of the stage where corporate executives and homemakers, politicians and fishermen, tribal leaders and cabdrivers gathered to mourn Morris, Thelma and Sheryl Thompson.

Fire damages Kodzoff home
A Juneau couple returned home Saturday night to find smoke pouring from their home.

Bill forces school boards to back teachers
It should be a crime for school boards not to back up their teachers.

Fire damages Kodzoff home
A Juneau couple returned home Saturday night to find smoke pouring from their home.

State and local briefly

Alaska salmon exports reported up since '98
JUNEAU - The export value of Alaska salmon increased by an estimated $134 million for the first five months of the 1999 sales season, according to the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute.

State Farm: Flood burned down store
Joe and Myrna Flood have settled with State Farm Fire and Casualty nearly three years after an apparent arson fire burned through the downtown Valley Video store they owned.

Under new city rule, beasts may become bigger burden
``Objectionable animals'' could cost their owners bigger fines if a new ordinance passes Juneau Assembly muster tonight. Barking, snapping and chasing beasts could fetch their keepers fines of up to $200, and even a mandatory court appearance.

Police and fire blotter

Some city sales tax exemptions may go
The city aims to tax citizens for its own goods and further tax its services with an ordinance scheduled for introduction at tonight's Juneau Assembly meeting.

National Science Foundation grant gets UAS students into the field
A federal grant will pay college students to do biological field research through the University of Alaska Southeast.

State and local briefly

Bill for extra expenses comes in under budget
As the House worked on setting limits on how much it wants to spend in the next fiscal year, Gov. Tony Knowles submitted the bill for unexpected expenses and underfunded programs.

Some city sales tax exemptions may go
The city aims to tax citizens for its own goods and further tax its services with an ordinance scheduled for introduction at tonight's Juneau Assembly meeting.

Correction

State: More jobs going to Alaskans
ANCHORAGE - State figures for 1998 indicate resident hires are on the rise across Alaska. For the first time in a decade, fewer than one in five Alaska workers lived outside the state.

Radar: Part fell from jet
LOS ANGELES - Radar data shows a piece of Alaska Airlines Flight 261 may have broken off seconds before the plane plunged into the Pacific Ocean, government investigators said today.

State and local briefly

State to look at environmental issues of Denali Highway fixes
FAIRBANKS - The state says it will take another look at the environmental issues involved with upgrading the Denali Highway before it does any more work on the project.

Alaska salmon exports reported up since '98
JUNEAU - The export value of Alaska salmon increased by an estimated $134 million for the first five months of the 1999 sales season, according to the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute.

Assembly stands against fast ferry resolution
The governor's endorsement of fast ferries to service Juneau and other parts of Southeast would have had the Juneau Assembly's vote of confidence Monday night if member Frankie Pillifant had had her way.

State report: Who spends the most, who's paid the most
Gov. Tony Knowles spent $57,388 traveling last year, roaming everywhere from New Orleans and New York to Bethel and Homer.

Six killed in plane crash
ANCHORAGE - Six people were found dead Sunday in the wreckage of a plane that crashed in the rugged terrain of Southwest Alaska.

Sides gear up for battle over halibut charter catch
ANCHORAGE - The federal body that regulates commercial fishing off Alaska will meet here this week to consider one of the most divisive issues to emerge in years: what to do about halibut charter boats.

State: More jobs going to Alaskans
ANCHORAGE - State figures for 1998 indicate resident hires are on the rise across Alaska. For the first time in a decade, fewer than one in five Alaska workers lived outside the state.

Three sentenced for beating death
FAIRBANKS - Three men convicted of beating a 15-year-old boy to death on a downtown street in 1997 were sentenced Friday to lengthy prison terms.

State reaches agreement with third union
A tentative labor agreement with raises has been reached with another state employee union, the law enforcement officers of the Public Safety Employees Association.

Police and fire blotter

State and local briefly

Victims' remains may take months to identify
PORT HUENEME, Calif. - Families of victims killed in the Alaska Airlines crash may have to wait at least six months for officials to identify remains from their loved ones.

State Farm: Flood burned down store
Joe and Myrna Flood have settled with State Farm Fire and Casualty nearly three years after an apparent arson fire burned through the downtown Valley Video store they owned.

Bill forces school boards to back teachers
It should be a crime for school boards not to back up their teachers.

Police and fire blotter

Six killed in plane crash
ANCHORAGE - Six people were found dead Sunday in the wreckage of a plane that crashed in the rugged terrain of Southwest Alaska.

National Science Foundation grant gets UAS students into the field
A federal grant will pay college students to do biological field research through the University of Alaska Southeast.

Sides gear up for battle over halibut charter catch
ANCHORAGE - The federal body that regulates commercial fishing off Alaska will meet here this week to consider one of the most divisive issues to emerge in years: what to do about halibut charter boats.

Bill for extra expenses comes in under budget
As the House worked on setting limits on how much it wants to spend in the next fiscal year, Gov. Tony Knowles submitted the bill for unexpected expenses and underfunded programs.

Three sentenced for beating death
FAIRBANKS - Three men convicted of beating a 15-year-old boy to death on a downtown street in 1997 were sentenced Friday to lengthy prison terms.

Correction

Police and fire blotter

Radar: Part fell from jet
LOS ANGELES - Radar data shows a piece of Alaska Airlines Flight 261 may have broken off seconds before the plane plunged into the Pacific Ocean, government investigators said today.

Victims' remains may take months to identify
PORT HUENEME, Calif. - Families of victims killed in the Alaska Airlines crash may have to wait at least six months for officials to identify remains from their loved ones.

State to look at environmental issues of Denali Highway fixes
FAIRBANKS - The state says it will take another look at the environmental issues involved with upgrading the Denali Highway before it does any more work on the project.

Assembly stands against fast ferry resolution
The governor's endorsement of fast ferries to service Juneau and other parts of Southeast would have had the Juneau Assembly's vote of confidence Monday night if member Frankie Pillifant had had her way.

Thousands mourn loss of Thompsons
FAIRBANKS - Eighty-eight candles lit the foot of the stage where corporate executives and homemakers, politicians and fishermen, tribal leaders and cabdrivers gathered to mourn Morris, Thelma and Sheryl Thompson.

State report: Who spends the most, who's paid the most
Gov. Tony Knowles spent $57,388 traveling last year, roaming everywhere from New Orleans and New York to Bethel and Homer.

State reaches agreement with third union
A tentative labor agreement with raises has been reached with another state employee union, the law enforcement officers of the Public Safety Employees Association.

Ferry dreams
Letter by Robert B. Tonkin

Ferry dreams
Letter by Robert B. Tonkin

Gene therapy still is experimental
Sometimes it's hard to tell the hype from the hope.

No black beard here
Letter by Patrick Harman

Only in politics is loser declared winner
I had it all wrong. I believed that the team of baseball kids I help coach in the summer lost about half our games.

Lauding Alaska, the last great airline
Letter by Tristan S. McAllister

Only in politics is loser declared winner
I had it all wrong. I believed that the team of baseball kids I help coach in the summer lost about half our games.

Word of mouth

Word of mouth

Gene therapy still is experimental
Sometimes it's hard to tell the hype from the hope.

IRS tax decision good for gasline project
The following editorial appeared in Thursday's Fairbanks Daily News-Miner:

Word of mouth

Word of mouth

Lauding Alaska, the last great airline
Letter by Tristan S. McAllister

BP merger pushed too hard by governor
The following editorial appeared in Thursday's Anchorage Daily News:

No black beard here
Letter by Patrick Harman

IRS tax decision good for gasline project
The following editorial appeared in Thursday's Fairbanks Daily News-Miner:

BP merger pushed too hard by governor
The following editorial appeared in Thursday's Anchorage Daily News:

Turner sweeps three races, overall title in AML Race Series
Last April, Hilary Turner tore the anterior crucial ligament in her left knee during a slalom training run for a race in Mammoth, Calif. The injury kept her from competing with the state champion Juneau-Douglas High School softball team as she spent the next five months in rehabilitation.

Carte looks elsewhere after NAU offer fails
Juneau-Douglas High School senior Rick Carte was prepared to join thousands of high school football players across the country last Wednesday in the annual ritual known as Signing Day.

Juneau's miracle on ice
Hockey in Juneau has been catapulted into the sports limelight over night.

Juneau's miracle on ice
Hockey in Juneau has been catapulted into the sports limelight over night.

Turner sweeps three races, overall title in AML Race Series
Last April, Hilary Turner tore the anterior crucial ligament in her left knee during a slalom training run for a race in Mammoth, Calif. The injury kept her from competing with the state champion Juneau-Douglas High School softball team as she spent the next five months in rehabilitation.

Carte looks elsewhere after NAU offer fails
Juneau-Douglas High School senior Rick Carte was prepared to join thousands of high school football players across the country last Wednesday in the annual ritual known as Signing Day.

AML ski racing results

AML ski racing results

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