Tuesday, February 20, 2001

Tokyo gas company executive says Japan looking to Alaska for gas supply
ANCHORAGE - A Japanese gas company official says Alaska's untapped gas reserves could be a key source of supply to the Asian market in 10 years.

Business Profile

Tokyo gas company executive says Japan looking to Alaska for gas supply
ANCHORAGE - A Japanese gas company official says Alaska's untapped gas reserves could be a key source of supply to the Asian market in 10 years.

Million-dollar homes hit market
For sale: 4,250 square feet of hand-built home with a "million-dollar" view. Yours for only $990,000.

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In the Tank

Million-dollar homes hit market
For sale: 4,250 square feet of hand-built home with a "million-dollar" view. Yours for only $990,000.

Briefly

On the Move

On the Move

Business Profile

In the Tank

Around Town

Around Town

Around Town

Obituary

Around Town

Obituary

Perseverance raffle winner bought last-minute ticket
Martha Stevens said the Juneau arts community has enriched her life considerably during the past 27 years. Early Sunday evening, the rewards became even greater.

City may give break to pulltabs
The Juneau Assembly must decide whether to seek all of the nearly $1 million the city is owed by three gaming groups. But for now, it is not going after most of the nonprofit organizations that benefited from the pulltab operations in dispute.

Map may reshape House, Senate
JUNEAU - As lawmakers debate bills and budgets, a five-member committee is preparing to redraw Alaska's political map and perhaps the face of the Legislature itself.

Bill makes it easier to set up new cities
Unincorporated areas would have more freedom organizing as state-recognized cities under a bill passed by the state House on Monday.

Police and Fire
Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported...

Police and Fire
Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported...

Legislative resolve: Will it do any good?
It's an annual winter exercise for lawmakers, crafting a resolution urging Congress to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas development.

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Haines company finds tour-guiding niche in other countries
A Haines guiding and climbing company is expanding its operations to include more adventure travel trips to exotic places around the world.

Forest Service considers transfer of Eagle Beach picnic area to state
The U.S. Forest Service's Juneau Ranger District recently announced it will convey the Eagle Beach Picnic Area to Alaska State Parks as part of the state selection of federal lands. It is soliciting public comment on the transfer.

Charred home, Army hospital finds new life as a B-and-B
A historic Skagway home has risen from the ashes to become a bed-and-breakfast that will be featured later this month on a national television network.

Volunteers' sweat keeps ski trails open
In big cities like Anchorage, Nordic ski trail grooming equipment has the size and power of a woolly mammoth with hydraulic components.

Study: Northern gas line would cost the most
While it's unclear when ground will be broken on a natural gas project, one would-be developer tried to bury a rival pipeline plan Monday.

Police and Fire
Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported...

City may give break to pulltabs
The Juneau Assembly must decide whether to seek all of the nearly $1 million the city is owed by three gaming groups. But for now, it is not going after most of the nonprofit organizations that benefited from the pulltab operations in dispute.

Bill makes it easier to set up new cities
Unincorporated areas would have more freedom organizing as state-recognized cities under a bill passed by the state House on Monday.

Study: Northern gas line would cost the most
While it's unclear when ground will be broken on a natural gas project, one would-be developer tried to bury a rival pipeline plan Monday.

Haines company finds tour-guiding niche in other countries
A Haines guiding and climbing company is expanding its operations to include more adventure travel trips to exotic places around the world.

Charred home, Army hospital finds new life as a B-and-B
A historic Skagway home has risen from the ashes to become a bed-and-breakfast that will be featured later this month on a national television network.

Police and Fire
Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported...

Map may reshape House, Senate
JUNEAU - As lawmakers debate bills and budgets, a five-member committee is preparing to redraw Alaska's political map and perhaps the face of the Legislature itself.

Legislative resolve: Will it do any good?
It's an annual winter exercise for lawmakers, crafting a resolution urging Congress to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas development.

Volunteers' sweat keeps ski trails open
In big cities like Anchorage, Nordic ski trail grooming equipment has the size and power of a woolly mammoth with hydraulic components.

Perseverance raffle winner bought last-minute ticket
Martha Stevens said the Juneau arts community has enriched her life considerably during the past 27 years. Early Sunday evening, the rewards became even greater.

Forest Service considers transfer of Eagle Beach picnic area to state
The U.S. Forest Service's Juneau Ranger District recently announced it will convey the Eagle Beach Picnic Area to Alaska State Parks as part of the state selection of federal lands. It is soliciting public comment on the transfer.

Mr. Clinton's self-pardon
The following editorial appeared in today's Washington Post: Bill Clinton has pardoned himself for having issued an insupportable pardon to the fugitive financier Marc Rich on his, Mr. Clinton's, last day in office. In an op-ed piece in The New York Times, Mr. Clinton said he acted on the merits and in the national interest, and denied as "utterly false" that the pardon was granted in return for the generous campaign and other contributions. ...

Eulogy for a warrior
It does not fit into the self-image of Juneau as its haut monde dictates that image, but there are many of us who spend every Sunday morning from February to November watching big, politically incorrect American cars going round and round. For country - and a few city - boys, the internal combustion engine defined much of our lives.

En route to another Iraq-U.S. war?
I do not usually write letters about U.S. foreign policy. But I cannot leave unchallenged the statement in Sunday's editorial (reprinted from the Washington Post) that last week's U.S.-British air strike of an Iraqi air defense station was a "welcome reinvigoration" of old foreign policy.

Heed Greenspan on national debt payment
The following editorial appeared in Monday's Orlando Sentinel: Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan does not embrace excessive tax cuts. Neither should Americans. When Alan Greenspan speaks, everybody listens.

Word of Mouth
Word of Mouth gives readers a forum to express opinions on a variety of issues by telephone. Calls must be limited to one minute and we reserve the right to edit calls for clarity, length and libel. The number to call in 586-4636. Then press 8255 to leave your message.

If everything is OK, where are the toads?
Consider if you will, a primitive region of over 20 million acres in size, somewhere in this world, containing over a thousand islands and very few public roads, a region inhabited by a few rational people and too many misinformed money-mongers whose only interest is to exploit the environment for a quick buck.

Word of Mouth
Word of Mouth gives readers a forum to express opinions on a variety of issues by telephone. Calls must be limited to one minute and we reserve the right to edit calls for clarity, length and libel. The number to call in 586-4636. Then press 8255 to leave your message.

Word of Mouth
Word of Mouth gives readers a forum to express opinions on a variety of issues by telephone. Calls must be limited to one minute and we reserve the right to edit calls for clarity, length and libel. The number to call in 586-4636. Then press 8255 to leave your message.

Just the facts
I was disgusted, disheartened and disappointed to read your article on the closing of Thunder Mountain Cafe. The information in your article may have been accurate, but I cannot find the reason for pointing out every transgression by Phyllis Gilliland in the last few years. Stating that "Gilliland's reasons for closing have not been made public" would have been enough, rather than speculating on the possible causes.

Mr. Clinton's self-pardon
The following editorial appeared in today's Washington Post: Bill Clinton has pardoned himself for having issued an insupportable pardon to the fugitive financier Marc Rich on his, Mr. Clinton's, last day in office. In an op-ed piece in The New York Times, Mr. Clinton said he acted on the merits and in the national interest, and denied as "utterly false" that the pardon was granted in return for the generous campaign and other contributions. ...

Restore confidence in ballot with true fixes
The following editorial appeared in Sunday's Miami Herald: The television networks should stipulate from the start that, when it came to projecting the winner of the last presidential election, they blew it. CNN confronted this last week, issuing this statement: "The final judgment of news quality is that CNN's election-night coverage was a debacle."

Heed Greenspan on national debt payment
The following editorial appeared in Monday's Orlando Sentinel: Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan does not embrace excessive tax cuts. Neither should Americans. When Alan Greenspan speaks, everybody listens.

En route to another Iraq-U.S. war?
I do not usually write letters about U.S. foreign policy. But I cannot leave unchallenged the statement in Sunday's editorial (reprinted from the Washington Post) that last week's U.S.-British air strike of an Iraqi air defense station was a "welcome reinvigoration" of old foreign policy.

If everything is OK, where are the toads?
Consider if you will, a primitive region of over 20 million acres in size, somewhere in this world, containing over a thousand islands and very few public roads, a region inhabited by a few rational people and too many misinformed money-mongers whose only interest is to exploit the environment for a quick buck.

Word of Mouth
Word of Mouth gives readers a forum to express opinions on a variety of issues by telephone. Calls must be limited to one minute and we reserve the right to edit calls for clarity, length and libel. The number to call in 586-4636. Then press 8255 to leave your message.

Eulogy for a warrior
It does not fit into the self-image of Juneau as its haut monde dictates that image, but there are many of us who spend every Sunday morning from February to November watching big, politically incorrect American cars going round and round. For country - and a few city - boys, the internal combustion engine defined much of our lives.

Just the facts
I was disgusted, disheartened and disappointed to read your article on the closing of Thunder Mountain Cafe. The information in your article may have been accurate, but I cannot find the reason for pointing out every transgression by Phyllis Gilliland in the last few years. Stating that "Gilliland's reasons for closing have not been made public" would have been enough, rather than speculating on the possible causes.

Restore confidence in ballot with true fixes
The following editorial appeared in Sunday's Miami Herald: The television networks should stipulate from the start that, when it came to projecting the winner of the last presidential election, they blew it. CNN confronted this last week, issuing this statement: "The final judgment of news quality is that CNN's election-night coverage was a debacle."

Clemson does in Carolina
Clemson was on an eight-game losing streak, the last of which was the Tigers' worst loss in 45 years, and held last place in the Atlantic Coast Conference with one league win.

Sports in Juneau

Clemson does in Carolina
Clemson was on an eight-game losing streak, the last of which was the Tigers' worst loss in 45 years, and held last place in the Atlantic Coast Conference with one league win.

Sports in Juneau

Three battle for Quest lead
ANCHORAGE -- Three mushers were battling for the lead Sunday halfway through the 1,000-mile Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race.

Sports in Juneau

Sports in Juneau

Three battle for Quest lead
ANCHORAGE -- Three mushers were battling for the lead Sunday halfway through the 1,000-mile Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race.

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