Wednesday, February 9, 2000

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

Business profile: Susan Moreland

Business profile: Susan Moreland

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

Briefly

Briefly

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.

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

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

Knowles tries again to amend constitution on subsistence
Try, try, try . . . and try again.

Knowles tries again to amend constitution on subsistence
Try, try, try . . . and try again.

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

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

Thank you...

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Around town

Obituaries
Norman C. Banfield

Obituaries
Frank Hughes, Sr., Dessa Baker

Around town

Students look for answers that compute at Mathcounts
It doesn't look like something you can just do in a math class. It looks like a `think outside of the box' thing.Wade Loofbourrow, parentIf six Southeast teams compete for two winning spots, what percentage of the teams will go on to a state competition?

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Around town

Juneau Tree Committee is seeking help
Spruces and Hemlocks sprout up between the paving stones in our gardens, pollen drifts over the whole region on the big tree sex day and if we travel on land in any direction we will be in the forest within an hour.

Juneau Tree Committee is seeking help
Spruces and Hemlocks sprout up between the paving stones in our gardens, pollen drifts over the whole region on the big tree sex day and if we travel on land in any direction we will be in the forest within an hour.

Obituaries
Frank Hughes, Sr., Dessa Baker

Pet of the week
Vivian is a medium hair kitten who is described as quiet and affectionate. A spay certificate is available to the family adopting her. To adopt Vivian, visit her at the Gastineau Humane Society, 7705 Glacier Highway, or phone 789-0260.

Pet of the week
Vivian is a medium hair kitten who is described as quiet and affectionate. A spay certificate is available to the family adopting her. To adopt Vivian, visit her at the Gastineau Humane Society, 7705 Glacier Highway, or phone 789-0260.

Weddings
Jason Soza and Erica Leegard

Students look for answers that compute at Mathcounts
It doesn't look like something you can just do in a math class. It looks like a `think outside of the box' thing.Wade Loofbourrow, parentIf six Southeast teams compete for two winning spots, what percentage of the teams will go on to a state competition?

Around town

Thank you...

Weddings
Jason Soza and Erica Leegard

Obituaries
Norman C. Banfield

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

Trail markers point way back to musher's desk
FAIRBANKS - Co-workers of Fairbanks Daily News-Miner City Editor Rod Boyce took no chances on the returning musher finding his desk Tuesday.

Critics blast plan to cut kids' health care
Rep. John Coghill said he wanted to start a debate with his bill to reduce the number of children and pregnant women eligible for a state health insurance program.

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.

Gains made in protecting children, but some still falling through the cracks
Two years ago, the Legislature's Children's Caucus heard horror stories about abused and neglected kids.

Legislative panel opposes merger
The Special Joint Committee on Mergers decided Tuesday to recommend that the Legislature oppose the proposed BP Amoco merger with Atlantic Richfield Co.

Trail markers point way back to musher's desk
FAIRBANKS - Co-workers of Fairbanks Daily News-Miner City Editor Rod Boyce took no chances on the returning musher finding his desk Tuesday.

Gains made in protecting children, but some still falling through the cracks
Two years ago, the Legislature's Children's Caucus heard horror stories about abused and neglected kids.

Police and fire blotter

Police and fire blotter

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.

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 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.

State joins BP in battle
SAN FRANCISCO - Alaska is getting on board the legal defense of BP Amoco's proposed $30 billion acquisition of fellow oil giant Atlantic Richfield Co., a merger challenged by the Federal Trade Commission and three states.

Legislative panel opposes merger
The Special Joint Committee on Mergers decided Tuesday to recommend that the Legislature oppose the proposed BP Amoco merger with Atlantic Richfield Co.

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 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.

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.

Critics blast plan to cut kids' health care
Rep. John Coghill said he wanted to start a debate with his bill to reduce the number of children and pregnant women eligible for a state health insurance program.

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.

State joins BP in battle
SAN FRANCISCO - Alaska is getting on board the legal defense of BP Amoco's proposed $30 billion acquisition of fellow oil giant Atlantic Richfield Co., a merger challenged by the Federal Trade Commission and three states.

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 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

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.

Correction

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.

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.

Correction

State and local briefly

State and local briefly

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 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.

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.

Police and fire blotter

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

Municipal dividend is an answer to shortfall
Letter by Rep. Carl E. Moses

No black beard here
Letter by Patrick Harman

North Douglas speedway a scary place for kids
Letter by Sherry Thomas

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

Remembering Carolyn and Amos Burg
Letter by Joan M. Grieser

Word of mouth

Word of mouth

Mackie plan may be the solution after all
John Hozey

Mileage awards: Less than minimum wage
A measly 1,100 miles. That's about what a state employee gets in airline mileage awards every time he or she travels roundtrip between Juneau and Anchorage.

Word of mouth

Municipal dividend is an answer to shortfall
Letter by Rep. Carl E. Moses

No black beard here
Letter by Patrick Harman

Word of mouth

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

Remembering Carolyn and Amos Burg
Letter by Joan M. Grieser

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

North Douglas speedway a scary place for kids
Letter by Sherry Thomas

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

Mackie plan may be the solution after all
John Hozey

Mileage awards: Less than minimum wage
A measly 1,100 miles. That's about what a state employee gets in airline mileage awards every time he or she travels roundtrip between Juneau and Anchorage.

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

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.

Gleason's role on team grows as Davidson improves
A month or so ago, Meagan Gleason's senior season at Davidson College wasn't going the way she'd hoped.

James leads Yakutat boys to 67-62 victory over Thorne Bay
Derek James scored 22 points, including eight in the fourth quarter, as the Yakutat Eagles held off a late rally to beat Thorne Bay 67-62 Tuesday night in Yakutat. The two teams were to play again tonight in another Region V-Class 2A game.

AML ski racing results

Gold medal women's bracket is expanded
The 54th annual Gold Medal Basketball Tournament returns plenty of familiar teams, plus an expanded women's bracket.

Correction
Due to an editor's error, a photo cutline on page 11 of Tuesday's sports section mistakenly said that Haines Junction and Whitehorse were part of British Columbia, Canada. Both are located in the Yukon Territory, Canada.

Correction
Due to an editor's error, a photo cutline on page 11 of Tuesday's sports section mistakenly said that Haines Junction and Whitehorse were part of British Columbia, Canada. Both are located in the Yukon Territory, Canada.

AML ski racing results

Gleason's role on team grows as Davidson improves
A month or so ago, Meagan Gleason's senior season at Davidson College wasn't going the way she'd hoped.

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.

Sports calendar

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

James leads Yakutat boys to 67-62 victory over Thorne Bay
Derek James scored 22 points, including eight in the fourth quarter, as the Yakutat Eagles held off a late rally to beat Thorne Bay 67-62 Tuesday night in Yakutat. The two teams were to play again tonight in another Region V-Class 2A game.

Sports calendar

Gold medal women's bracket is expanded
The 54th annual Gold Medal Basketball Tournament returns plenty of familiar teams, plus an expanded women's bracket.

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