Wednesday, February 23, 2000

On the Move

Around the clock

Hearthside Books approaches 25th anniversary
Hearthside Books is making its seventh move or opening this week by consolidating its Nugget Mall bookstore and toy store into a space vacated by Jay Jacobs.

Business profile: Dot Ensley
Dot Ensley, Co-owner, Klondike Down Factory Outlet.

Around the clock

On the Move

Anchors away at the mall
The well-known problems with anchor tenants in Juneau's foremost shopping malls might have given a misleading impression of the malls' health, say their merchants and marketing directors.

Anchors away at the mall
The well-known problems with anchor tenants in Juneau's foremost shopping malls might have given a misleading impression of the malls' health, say their merchants and marketing directors.

Hearthside Books approaches 25th anniversary
Hearthside Books is making its seventh move or opening this week by consolidating its Nugget Mall bookstore and toy store into a space vacated by Jay Jacobs.

Business profile: Dot Ensley
Dot Ensley, Co-owner, Klondike Down Factory Outlet.

Stiff wind prevents on-time landing for Endeavour
SPACE CENTER, Houston (AP) - Stiff wind prevented space shuttle Endeavour from ending its Earth-mapping mission on time today, but NASA was hopeful the weather in Florida would improve for another try around sunset.

State Senate tries to limit high court powers
The state Senate wants to change the Alaska Constitution to make it easier to change the constitution.

State Senate tries to limit high court powers
The state Senate wants to change the Alaska Constitution to make it easier to change the constitution.

Stiff wind prevents on-time landing for Endeavour
SPACE CENTER, Houston (AP) - Stiff wind prevented space shuttle Endeavour from ending its Earth-mapping mission on time today, but NASA was hopeful the weather in Florida would improve for another try around sunset.

Pet of the week

Around town

Dzantik'i Heeni honor roll
The following is the honor roll for Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School during the most recent quarter.

Around town

Planning a garden while the snow flies
The approach of spring has our phone ringing every day. People are excited about the new season, they all have plans and everybody wants to get going right away. The variety of subjects is a wide as the number of gardeners.

Dzantik'i Heeni honor roll
The following is the honor roll for Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School during the most recent quarter.

Planning a garden while the snow flies
The approach of spring has our phone ringing every day. People are excited about the new season, they all have plans and everybody wants to get going right away. The variety of subjects is a wide as the number of gardeners.

Briefly

Briefly

Around town

Obituaries
Lauraine C. Gerhard, Jessie May Kilroy

Weddings
Denise Liccioli and Clifford Stone

Thank you . . .

Pet of the week

Around town

Thank you . . .

Weddings
Denise Liccioli and Clifford Stone

Obituaries
Lauraine C. Gerhard, Jessie May Kilroy

USFS allows small memorials
The controversy over private memorials in National Forests has been resolved - with an exception in favor of Alaska.

State and local briefly

USFS allows small memorials
The controversy over private memorials in National Forests has been resolved - with an exception in favor of Alaska.

Police and fire blotter

INS arrests illegal workers
UNALASKA - Federal immigration agents have arrested what they say were 20 illegal workers on fishing boats that tied up at Dutch Harbor over the past week.

New bill would help make police stop kids' drinking parties
Search warrants could apply to any sort of violation of the law, including underage drinking, under a bill filed by state Rep. Andrew Halcro.

State and local briefly

SEARHC names Brewer as president
The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium has selected SEARHC Senior Vice President Ken Brewer to succeed Ethel Lund as president of the regional Native health organization.

Woman killed in wreck
A woman who helped raise many children in Juneau died in a vehicle crash Monday night. Her husband is in serious condition in a Seattle hospital today.

Alaska wins federal judge's approval to defend oil company merger in court
SAN FRANCISCO - The state of Alaska can join the defense of the $30 billion merger between oil giants BP Amoco PLC and Atlantic Richfield Co., a federal judge ruled Tuesday.

Walling out drugs: Grant offers ways to keep Gustavus youths busy
Bored Gustavus students are ready to climb the walls.

Road backers take case to Legislature
The road-versus-ferry fight has moved to the Legislature.

Tribe loses fight over hunting
WASHINGTON - A Nooksack Indian Tribe member charged with illegally hunting elk on public land in Washington state lost a Supreme Court appeal today.

SEARHC names Brewer as president
The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium has selected SEARHC Senior Vice President Ken Brewer to succeed Ethel Lund as president of the regional Native health organization.

Woman killed in wreck
A woman who helped raise many children in Juneau died in a vehicle crash Monday night. Her husband is in serious condition in a Seattle hospital today.

New bill would help make police stop kids' drinking parties
Search warrants could apply to any sort of violation of the law, including underage drinking, under a bill filed by state Rep. Andrew Halcro.

Man involved in bus collision expected to recover
A Juneau man injured in a two-vehicle crash Monday night is in stable condition today in a Seattle hospital. Services have not been scheduled yet for his wife, who died in the collision.

Road backers take case to Legislature
The road-versus-ferry fight has moved to the Legislature.

Yakutat leashes in stray dog problem
There are often more dogs than people wandering through downtown Yakutat on a winter afternoon.

Alaska wins federal judge's approval to defend oil company merger in court
SAN FRANCISCO - The state of Alaska can join the defense of the $30 billion merger between oil giants BP Amoco PLC and Atlantic Richfield Co., a federal judge ruled Tuesday.

Correction
Due to incorrect information provided to the Empire, Friday's Police and Fire blotter said that in a two-vehicle accident reported about 7:45 a.m. Friday, both drivers were cited. Actually, the woman driver was cited. The man was not.

Man involved in bus collision expected to recover
A Juneau man injured in a two-vehicle crash Monday night is in stable condition today in a Seattle hospital. Services have not been scheduled yet for his wife, who died in the collision.

Police and fire blotter

Court: No charge in tribes' custody control
ANCHORAGE - The U.S. Supreme Court will not review a state court ruling giving Alaska Native tribes equal standing with the state to decide child custody disputes between tribal members.

Plane crashes near Kotzebue; pilot suffers minor injuries
ANCHORAGE - A pilot with Cape Smythe Air Service came away with minor injuries after his twin-engine plane crashed on the sea ice about three miles from the Kotzebue Airport.

State and local briefly

Mother, 1 child drown
A Juneau woman and her son drowned in an accident Monday afternoon at a pond on North Douglas Highway.

Police and fire blotter

Hudson plugs budget-planning plan
Last year, Rep. Bill Hudson was gravely earnest about the need for the Legislature to tackle the difference between state spending and revenues.

Plane crashes near Kotzebue; pilot suffers minor injuries
ANCHORAGE - A pilot with Cape Smythe Air Service came away with minor injuries after his twin-engine plane crashed on the sea ice about three miles from the Kotzebue Airport.

Yakutat leashes in stray dog problem
There are often more dogs than people wandering through downtown Yakutat on a winter afternoon.

INS arrests illegal workers
UNALASKA - Federal immigration agents have arrested what they say were 20 illegal workers on fishing boats that tied up at Dutch Harbor over the past week.

Correction
Due to incorrect information provided to the Empire, Friday's Police and Fire blotter said that in a two-vehicle accident reported about 7:45 a.m. Friday, both drivers were cited. Actually, the woman driver was cited. The man was not.

Mother, 1 child drown
A Juneau woman and her son drowned in an accident Monday afternoon at a pond on North Douglas Highway.

Police and fire blotter

Tribe loses fight over hunting
WASHINGTON - A Nooksack Indian Tribe member charged with illegally hunting elk on public land in Washington state lost a Supreme Court appeal today.

Hudson plugs budget-planning plan
Last year, Rep. Bill Hudson was gravely earnest about the need for the Legislature to tackle the difference between state spending and revenues.

State and local briefly

Court: No charge in tribes' custody control
ANCHORAGE - The U.S. Supreme Court will not review a state court ruling giving Alaska Native tribes equal standing with the state to decide child custody disputes between tribal members.

Walling out drugs: Grant offers ways to keep Gustavus youths busy
Bored Gustavus students are ready to climb the walls.

Word of mouth

Ice tragedy
Tragedy struck a family out on an outing Monday afternoon, when two children broke through the ice at Fish Creek on North Douglas. One of them died, along with his mother, who had gone to his rescue.

A plea for extended bus service
Letter by Wendall F. Bishop

A mockery of marriage
The following editorial appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer last Thursday

Reimbursement is legal and correct
Letter by Avrum Gross, Wilson Condon, Norman Gorsuch and Grace Schaible

More public involvement needed on trail survey
Letter by Ron Wood

Trail survey comments: No commercial use
Letter by Judy Crondahl

Word of mouth

Word of mouth

Make it less complicated to pay taxes
Tax-cut proposals are flying fast and furiously these days. Each of the four leading presidential contenders has endorsed some combination

The high cost of unproven cancer `cures'
This time the insurance company is right.

Word of mouth

A plea for extended bus service
Letter by Wendall F. Bishop

More public involvement needed on trail survey
Letter by Ron Wood

Ice tragedy
Tragedy struck a family out on an outing Monday afternoon, when two children broke through the ice at Fish Creek on North Douglas. One of them died, along with his mother, who had gone to his rescue.

A mockery of marriage
The following editorial appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer last Thursday

Reimbursement is legal and correct
Letter by Avrum Gross, Wilson Condon, Norman Gorsuch and Grace Schaible

Trail survey comments: No commercial use
Letter by Judy Crondahl

Make it less complicated to pay taxes
Tax-cut proposals are flying fast and furiously these days. Each of the four leading presidential contenders has endorsed some combination

The high cost of unproven cancer `cures'
This time the insurance company is right.

Sports calendar

Zirkle stretches Quest lead as mushers leave Carmacks
FAIRBANKS - Aliy Zirkle has stretched her lead to nearly two hours in the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race.

Southeast musher a good sport
WHITEHORSE, Yukon Territory -- The only Southeast musher entered in the only Southeast sled dog race went home with an award, though it wasn't for speed.

Mount Edgecumbe girls claim Barrow Invitational title
The Mount Edgecumbe girls basketball team claimed the championship of the Barrow Whaler Invitational on Saturday, posting a perfect 3-0 record to win the round-robin tournament for the second straight year.

Seahawks sign Chiefs defensive back and former Alaskan Reggie Tongue
SEATTLE (AP) - The Seattle Seahawks have signed Kansas City defensive back Reggie Tongue to a five-year contract worth an estimated $15 million, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer reported today.

Zirkle becomes first woman to win Yukon Quest
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Alaska musher Aliy Zirkle has become the first woman to win the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race.

Duke wins fourth straight ACC title
Duke clinched its fourth straight Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title, then offered apologies to its preseason doubters.

Duke wins fourth straight ACC title
Duke clinched its fourth straight Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title, then offered apologies to its preseason doubters.

Seahawks sign Chiefs defensive back and former Alaskan Reggie Tongue
SEATTLE (AP) - The Seattle Seahawks have signed Kansas City defensive back Reggie Tongue to a five-year contract worth an estimated $15 million, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer reported today.

Sports calendar

Southeast musher a good sport
WHITEHORSE, Yukon Territory -- The only Southeast musher entered in the only Southeast sled dog race went home with an award, though it wasn't for speed.

Mount Edgecumbe girls claim Barrow Invitational title
The Mount Edgecumbe girls basketball team claimed the championship of the Barrow Whaler Invitational on Saturday, posting a perfect 3-0 record to win the round-robin tournament for the second straight year.

Zirkle stretches Quest lead as mushers leave Carmacks
FAIRBANKS - Aliy Zirkle has stretched her lead to nearly two hours in the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race.

JSC skiers qualify 19 for Junior Olympics
Three Juneau Ski Club members won overall titles at the Alyeska Cup at Alyeska Resort in Girdwood last weekend, and 19 local skiers were named to Alaska's Junior Olympic Ski Team.

Zirkle becomes first woman to win Yukon Quest
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Alaska musher Aliy Zirkle has become the first woman to win the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race.

JSC skiers qualify 19 for Junior Olympics
Three Juneau Ski Club members won overall titles at the Alyeska Cup at Alyeska Resort in Girdwood last weekend, and 19 local skiers were named to Alaska's Junior Olympic Ski Team.

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