Saturday, February 19, 2000

US Airways: Boeing withheld info that could have prevented crash
SEATTLE - US Airways officials have accused Boeing Co. of withholding flight test data they say could have prevented a plane crash near Pittsburgh in 1994 that killed all 132 people aboard.

US Airways: Boeing withheld info that could have prevented crash
SEATTLE - US Airways officials have accused Boeing Co. of withholding flight test data they say could have prevented a plane crash near Pittsburgh in 1994 that killed all 132 people aboard.

How much do you know about eagles?
Did you know that, unlike most mammals, birds have color vision?

School calendar

School calendar

Neighbors briefly

Neighbors briefly

FYI

FYI

How much do you know about eagles?
Did you know that, unlike most mammals, birds have color vision?

Secondhand smoke is as hazardous as smoking
Ever been around a smoker? Do you know that when you are around people who smoke, you are smoking too?

Secondhand smoke is as hazardous as smoking
Ever been around a smoker? Do you know that when you are around people who smoke, you are smoking too?

Around town

Around town

Best bets
Wolves and monsters can be seen in Juneau this weekend. Peabody's Monster and the Panhandle Crabgrass Revival are among the groups performing for a benefit for Tryphena Adams, starting about 7 p.m. Sunday at the Alaskan Hotel and Bar

Best bets
Wolves and monsters can be seen in Juneau this weekend. Peabody's Monster and the Panhandle Crabgrass Revival are among the groups performing for a benefit for Tryphena Adams, starting about 7 p.m. Sunday at the Alaskan Hotel and Bar

Gaming plan killed
The sponsor of a bill that would allow for video gambling in Alaska asked for a hit Thursday, and it looks like his hand went bust.

Career change gives Juneau a veteran doctor
At age 33, Sarah Isto came to a fork in the road. Actually, she faced three choices, three possible careers: teaching, law or medicine.

Gas tax increase would help cities cover costs
Paying more at the pump could mean fewer bumps down the road if a new tax proposal has enough gas to make it through the Legislature.

Bill's challenge: How to let towns become cities without going broke
There's just something unpalatable about what state lawyers tell Rep. Fred Dyson he needs to call the new class of town he wants to create.

Police and fire blotter

Career change gives Juneau a veteran doctor
At age 33, Sarah Isto came to a fork in the road. Actually, she faced three choices, three possible careers: teaching, law or medicine.

Financier: Alaska could be at turning point for investment
Alaska has the talent, though perhaps not yet the mind-set, to create a vibrant high-technology sector through ``angel'' investments in homegrown business start-ups, says Dr. George Kozmetsky, founder of the nation's largest venture capital organization.

FTC aims to oust state from BP battle
ANCHORAGE - The Federal Trade Commission says the state of Alaska has no place in the court fight over B-P Amoco's proposed takeover of Atlantic Richfield Co.

Gaming plan killed
The sponsor of a bill that would allow for video gambling in Alaska asked for a hit Thursday, and it looks like his hand went bust.

Police and fire blotter

FTC aims to oust state from BP battle
ANCHORAGE - The Federal Trade Commission says the state of Alaska has no place in the court fight over B-P Amoco's proposed takeover of Atlantic Richfield Co.

Southcentral designated disaster area after slides
ANCHORAGE - President Clinton has declared avalanche-damaged areas of Southcentral Alaska a federal disaster area.

Southcentral designated disaster area after slides
ANCHORAGE - President Clinton has declared avalanche-damaged areas of Southcentral Alaska a federal disaster area.

Citizens call for more reviews of airport wetlands
The Federal Aviation Administration is the next agency in line to look at an environmental assessment of Juneau Airport development plans. Those plans include building 1,000-foot-long safety areas at either end of the runway, filling in wetlands for new aviation development and installing approach lighting and an access road.

Bill's challenge: How to let towns become cities without going broke
There's just something unpalatable about what state lawyers tell Rep. Fred Dyson he needs to call the new class of town he wants to create.

Gas tax increase would help cities cover costs
Paying more at the pump could mean fewer bumps down the road if a new tax proposal has enough gas to make it through the Legislature.

Financier: Alaska could be at turning point for investment
Alaska has the talent, though perhaps not yet the mind-set, to create a vibrant high-technology sector through ``angel'' investments in homegrown business start-ups, says Dr. George Kozmetsky, founder of the nation's largest venture capital organization.

Citizens call for more reviews of airport wetlands
The Federal Aviation Administration is the next agency in line to look at an environmental assessment of Juneau Airport development plans. Those plans include building 1,000-foot-long safety areas at either end of the runway, filling in wetlands for new aviation development and installing approach lighting and an access road.

Money defines guilt?
Letter by Juan MacFarlane

Analyze before cutting firefighters/EMTs
Letter by Mark S. Johnson

Word of mouth

Money defines guilt?
Letter by Juan MacFarlane

Analyze before cutting firefighters/EMTs
Letter by Mark S. Johnson

Knowles made the right decision on access
Letter by Mark Rorick

Knowles made the right decision on access
Letter by Mark Rorick

Word of mouth

Video gambling? No thanks
It is well-advised that legislators deep-six legislation that would allow video gambling operations to be set up across the state. Alaska has much more to lose than to gain if House Bill 182 was passed into law.

UAS gains little in contract negotiations
Last month I had one of those weeks I'd rather forget: Instead of a planned trip to sunny Los Angeles, I spent the week in frigid Fairbanks.

Video gambling? No thanks
It is well-advised that legislators deep-six legislation that would allow video gambling operations to be set up across the state. Alaska has much more to lose than to gain if House Bill 182 was passed into law.

UAS gains little in contract negotiations
Last month I had one of those weeks I'd rather forget: Instead of a planned trip to sunny Los Angeles, I spent the week in frigid Fairbanks.

Masters swimmers travel to Anchorage
The largest contingent of masters swimmers in Juneau's history went to Anchorage this weekend Alaska Masters Short Course Yards State Championships at Bartlett High School Swimming Pool. The meet is today and Saturday.

Berry first to reach Dawson
DAWSON CITY, Yukon Territory - Leaders in the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race were resting Friday at the event's halfway point.

Janowiec pulls sweep at Alyeska Cup races
Juneau Ski Club's Callan Janowiec handily won two super-G races at the Alyeska Cup in Girdwood Thursday.

Masters swimmers travel to Anchorage
The largest contingent of masters swimmers in Juneau's history went to Anchorage this weekend Alaska Masters Short Course Yards State Championships at Bartlett High School Swimming Pool. The meet is today and Saturday.

Women's tourney cancelled
Lack of out-of-town teams and competition from neighboring tournaments has forced the cancellation of the Lewis Motors Women's Basketball Tournament.

Janowiec pulls sweep at Alyeska Cup races
Juneau Ski Club's Callan Janowiec handily won two super-G races at the Alyeska Cup in Girdwood Thursday.

Sports in Juneau

Petersburg swimmer has heart
Jon McKay of Petersburg's Viking Swim Club gave no indications that he was only two months removed from heart surgery by his performance at the Mike Smithers-Southeast Alaska Regional Swimming Championships last weekend at Juneau's Augustus G. Brown Swimming Pool.

Petersburg swimmer has heart
Jon McKay of Petersburg's Viking Swim Club gave no indications that he was only two months removed from heart surgery by his performance at the Mike Smithers-Southeast Alaska Regional Swimming Championships last weekend at Juneau's Augustus G. Brown Swimming Pool.

Berry first to reach Dawson
DAWSON CITY, Yukon Territory - Leaders in the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race were resting Friday at the event's halfway point.

Juneau girls face Kayhi for region lead
The Juneau-Douglas High School girls basketball team has had plenty of time to mull over its two surprising losses to the Colony Knights during homecoming weekend.

Juneau girls face Kayhi for region lead
The Juneau-Douglas High School girls basketball team has had plenty of time to mull over its two surprising losses to the Colony Knights during homecoming weekend.

Women's tourney cancelled
Lack of out-of-town teams and competition from neighboring tournaments has forced the cancellation of the Lewis Motors Women's Basketball Tournament.

Sports in Juneau

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