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Saturday, February 12, 2000

Knowles wants to changes workers compensation
Gov. Tony Knowles announced two bills addressing workers' health and safety today.

Knowles wants to changes workers compensation
Gov. Tony Knowles announced two bills addressing workers' health and safety today.

Best bets
Outdoor recreation is my recommendation for the weekend, but there's plenty to do indoors as well. You can even watch the outdoors while indoors.

Anniversary
Catherine and Amos Joe Alter

Awards, honors and moves
Capt. Tom Meismer has stepped down as the Civil Air Patrol's Southeast Composite Squadron Commander. Meismer, an employee of the Federal Aviation Administration, held the position for three years.

Anniversary
Catherine and Amos Joe Alter

School calendar

Thank you ...

Around town

Obituaries
Julie Craft, Bruce Norman Grant

Around town

Differing faiths shouldn't disrupt goals
It was quite early on a Monday morning when I realized at about 4:45 that I was not going to go back to sleep no matter how tired I was. I stumbled out of bed and into the shower to begin today.

Community briefly

FYI

FYI

School calendar

Obituaries
Julie Craft, Bruce Norman Grant

Thank you ...

Awards, honors and moves
Capt. Tom Meismer has stepped down as the Civil Air Patrol's Southeast Composite Squadron Commander. Meismer, an employee of the Federal Aviation Administration, held the position for three years.

Community briefly

Best bets
Outdoor recreation is my recommendation for the weekend, but there's plenty to do indoors as well. You can even watch the outdoors while indoors.

Differing faiths shouldn't disrupt goals
It was quite early on a Monday morning when I realized at about 4:45 that I was not going to go back to sleep no matter how tired I was. I stumbled out of bed and into the shower to begin today.

Eddie Bauer headed to Fairbanks
FAIRBANKS - Eddie Bauer is scheduled to open a store in this Interior city this spring and also may be heading to Juneau.

Area gets tough on unsafe skiers
Serious injuries and deaths in the Rockies have pushed the Eaglecrest Ski Area to emphasize safety this month.

New map details hiking trails around Juneau
The U.S. Forest Service has just published the first map of all the foot trails in Juneau.

New map details hiking trails around Juneau
The U.S. Forest Service has just published the first map of all the foot trails in Juneau.

Oil outfit pays for official trip
The lieutenant governor and the state's top environmental regulator took a trip to New Orleans last year paid for by one of the state's top oil companies.

Area gets tough on unsafe skiers
Serious injuries and deaths in the Rockies have pushed the Eaglecrest Ski Area to emphasize safety this month.

Cutbacks at airport may lead to layoffs
The Juneau Airport plans to cut the amount it pays the city for fire and rescue services by about $180,000 for fiscal year 2001.

State flags lowered for Larson
Former state Rep. Ron Larson of Palmer, known for his budget work in the Legislature, died Thursday morning at the Sitka Pioneers' Home. He was 65 and suffered from Alzheimer's disease.

State flags lowered for Larson
Former state Rep. Ron Larson of Palmer, known for his budget work in the Legislature, died Thursday morning at the Sitka Pioneers' Home. He was 65 and suffered from Alzheimer's disease.

Ex-pro becomes Juneau's Mr. Soccer
A dozen or so teen-agers and pre-teens silently surround the fit, silver-haired coach who stands, speaking, in the middle of Auke Bay Elementary's gymnasium. A neon green ball falls from one boy's arms, and without thinking, he bounces it a couple of times. Realizing what he's done, he drops down and performs a pair of push-ups.

Eddie Bauer headed to Fairbanks
FAIRBANKS - Eddie Bauer is scheduled to open a store in this Interior city this spring and also may be heading to Juneau.

State and local briefly

Police and fire blotter

Cutbacks at airport may lead to layoffs
The Juneau Airport plans to cut the amount it pays the city for fire and rescue services by about $180,000 for fiscal year 2001.

Northern lights dazzle stargazers - and more to come
The last few nights' clear skies have offered local sky-watchers a chance to view the aurora borealis. And if the weather continues to cooperate, it's going to get better.

Police and fire blotter

Oil outfit pays for official trip
The lieutenant governor and the state's top environmental regulator took a trip to New Orleans last year paid for by one of the state's top oil companies.

State and local briefly

Ex-pro becomes Juneau's Mr. Soccer
A dozen or so teen-agers and pre-teens silently surround the fit, silver-haired coach who stands, speaking, in the middle of Auke Bay Elementary's gymnasium. A neon green ball falls from one boy's arms, and without thinking, he bounces it a couple of times. Realizing what he's done, he drops down and performs a pair of push-ups.

Northern lights dazzle stargazers - and more to come
The last few nights' clear skies have offered local sky-watchers a chance to view the aurora borealis. And if the weather continues to cooperate, it's going to get better.

New knee will be worth the bother
The entire caper went just as planned. I met the other three guys in a dimly lit room at the end of a long corridor, well before dawn. The morning was cold and clear.

Kake tournament meant to help out schools
Letter by Royal and JoAnn Jackson

Kake tournament meant to help out schools
Letter by Royal and JoAnn Jackson

State has no business taking BP's money
There's an old adage that says facts are irrelevant - perception is reality. And that's what we see with the state administration defending its decision to allow BP Amoco to pay for the state's legal bills on behalf of the company.

Word of mouth

New knee will be worth the bother
The entire caper went just as planned. I met the other three guys in a dimly lit room at the end of a long corridor, well before dawn. The morning was cold and clear.

Word of mouth

State has no business taking BP's money
There's an old adage that says facts are irrelevant - perception is reality. And that's what we see with the state administration defending its decision to allow BP Amoco to pay for the state's legal bills on behalf of the company.

A Juneau musher and her Quest
It's a sunny spring day less than two weeks before Saturday's start of the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race, and Deborah Bicknell is a busy woman.

Mushers refine tactics in Yukon Quest
FAIRBANKS - A quiet revolution in tactics is changing the tempos of the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race, and some mushers say the fun is going out of the event. The race begins Saturday in Fairbanks.

UAF earns rare win over UAA
This was for all the University of Alaska Fairbanks teams that came to Anchorage and went home empty-handed. For all the heartbreak of the past.

Mushers refine tactics in Yukon Quest
FAIRBANKS - A quiet revolution in tactics is changing the tempos of the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race, and some mushers say the fun is going out of the event. The race begins Saturday in Fairbanks.

Sports in Juneau

Sports in Juneau

UAF earns rare win over UAA
This was for all the University of Alaska Fairbanks teams that came to Anchorage and went home empty-handed. For all the heartbreak of the past.

A Juneau musher and her Quest
It's a sunny spring day less than two weeks before Saturday's start of the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race, and Deborah Bicknell is a busy woman.

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