Saturday, February 24, 2001

Briefly

Honor Roll
The following is the honor roll at Floyd Dryden Middle School for the second quarter of the 2000-2001 school year...

Briefly

Honor Roll
The following is the honor roll at Floyd Dryden Middle School for the second quarter of the 2000-2001 school year...

School Calendar

Obituary

Weekend Best Bets
Juneau just experienced the longest autumn in history, and it's over. Winter is here.

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Around Town

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Weekend Best Bets
Juneau just experienced the longest autumn in history, and it's over. Winter is here.

Sealaska Corp. to meet with shareholders to discuss losses
Sealaska Corp. will hold an informational community meeting for shareholders today from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Centennial Hall.

James: Railroad would be link to prosperity
Rep. Jeannette James wants to railroad a long-range fiscal plan.

Once-controversial spill bill passes without debate
With no debate, the Senate on Thursday passed a restored version of one of last year's most contested bills - a proposal to bring cruise ships and other large non-tanker vessels under the state's oil response laws.

Tim Osmar wins Quest in ideal run
FAIRBANKS - Tim Osmar claimed victory in the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race early today and marveled at his good fortune in the 1,000-mile race from Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, to Fairbanks.

Cancer can't keep Nancy Glass away from adventure
Former Juneau resident Nancy Glass will be riding the first 11 miles of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, a grueling challenge not nearly as tough as her battle against cancer.

James: Railroad would be link to prosperity
Rep. Jeannette James wants to railroad a long-range fiscal plan.

Sponsor of tax cap proposal tries new tack
The proposed statewide cap on property taxes crashed and burned in the November election, but prime sponsor Uwe Kalenka, a pilot, says he was unscathed.

DWI bill trimmed to chop price tag
An Anchorage Republican has taken some of the bite out of a bill to crack down on drunken drivers, but he left most of its teeth intact.

Sealaska Corp. to meet with shareholders to discuss losses
Sealaska Corp. will hold an informational community meeting for shareholders today from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Centennial Hall.

Cancer can't keep Nancy Glass away from adventure
Former Juneau resident Nancy Glass will be riding the first 11 miles of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, a grueling challenge not nearly as tough as her battle against cancer.

DWI bill trimmed to chop price tag
An Anchorage Republican has taken some of the bite out of a bill to crack down on drunken drivers, but he left most of its teeth intact.

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

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

ACS asks court to uphold rural phone monopoly in Juneau
Alaska Communications Systems has filed a petition asking the state Supreme Court to grant a stay on the company's loss of rural exemption in Juneau and Fairbanks. A stay recently was turned down by a state Superior Court judge.

Tim Osmar wins Quest in ideal run
FAIRBANKS - Tim Osmar claimed victory in the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race early today and marveled at his good fortune in the 1,000-mile race from Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, to Fairbanks.

Once-controversial spill bill passes without debate
With no debate, the Senate on Thursday passed a restored version of one of last year's most contested bills - a proposal to bring cruise ships and other large non-tanker vessels under the state's oil response laws.

Sponsor of tax cap proposal tries new tack
The proposed statewide cap on property taxes crashed and burned in the November election, but prime sponsor Uwe Kalenka, a pilot, says he was unscathed.

ACS asks court to uphold rural phone monopoly in Juneau
Alaska Communications Systems has filed a petition asking the state Supreme Court to grant a stay on the company's loss of rural exemption in Juneau and Fairbanks. A stay recently was turned down by a state Superior Court judge.

Treatment, not jail, for inhalant offenders
I read with interest the Feb. 21 front page article on inhalant abuse. It is regrettable that many children are using these chemicals and becoming addicted to them. There is no doubt this is damaging to the practitioners of this behavior and to the communities in which they live.

Back to life
The recent Empire article on the renovation of the MacKinnon Apartment Building in downtown Juneau was first rate. Congratulations to Steve Morrison, Steve Maitland and all the workers who brought the building back to life.

Treatment, not jail, for inhalant offenders
I read with interest the Feb. 21 front page article on inhalant abuse. It is regrettable that many children are using these chemicals and becoming addicted to them. There is no doubt this is damaging to the practitioners of this behavior and to the communities in which they live.

Back to life
The recent Empire article on the renovation of the MacKinnon Apartment Building in downtown Juneau was first rate. Congratulations to Steve Morrison, Steve Maitland and all the workers who brought the building back to life.

The spy no one knew and his deadly game
The following editorial appeared in Thursday's Chicago Tribune: The spy's Russian handlers called him "B," or "Ramon." They never knew his name -- not that they cared. He was an American capable of inflicting grave damage on the security of his country. That was good enough.

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.

The spy no one knew and his deadly game
The following editorial appeared in Thursday's Chicago Tribune: The spy's Russian handlers called him "B," or "Ramon." They never knew his name -- not that they cared. He was an American capable of inflicting grave damage on the security of his country. That was good enough.

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.

Sports in Juneau

Southeast Regional Swim Championships: Boys Swim Results, ages 12 and under

Southeast Regional Swim Championships: Boys Swim Results, ages 13 and up

Southeast Regional Swim Championships: Boys Swim Results, ages 13 and up

Sonner perfect leader for Juneau Masters at state swim meet
It was a record-setting performance for Ritchie Sonner, who posted state records and national meet qualifying times in all six of her events, leading the Juneau Masters swim club to a fifth-place finish in the Alaska Masters Swimming Championships Feb. 16-17 at Anchorage's Bartlett High School swim pool.

Glacier Swim Club wins fourth straight
Juneau's Glacier Swim Club retired the trophy by winning its fourth straight team title at the Mike Smithers Memorial Southeast Alaska Championships on Feb. 16-18 at Petersburg's Melvin Roundtree Swimming Pool.

Southeast Regional Swim Championships: Girls Swim Results, ages 13 and up

Southeast Regional Swim Championships: Girls Swim Results, ages 13 and up

Southeast Regional Swim Championships: Girls Swim Results, ages 12 and under

Sonner perfect leader for Juneau Masters at state swim meet
It was a record-setting performance for Ritchie Sonner, who posted state records and national meet qualifying times in all six of her events, leading the Juneau Masters swim club to a fifth-place finish in the Alaska Masters Swimming Championships Feb. 16-17 at Anchorage's Bartlett High School swim pool.

Southeast Regional Swim Championships: Boys Swim Results, ages 12 and under

Sports in Juneau

Glacier Swim Club wins fourth straight
Juneau's Glacier Swim Club retired the trophy by winning its fourth straight team title at the Mike Smithers Memorial Southeast Alaska Championships on Feb. 16-18 at Petersburg's Melvin Roundtree Swimming Pool.

Southeast Regional Swim Championships: Girls Swim Results, ages 12 and under

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