Tuesday, February 29, 2000

Around the clock

Briefly

On the move

Business profile
Marshal Kendziorek, Senior consultant

Briefly

Interns get shown the money
The Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. doesn't invest just in stocks, bonds and real estate. It also invests in the futures of state residents seeking careers in the world of money management.

Coffee men join forces
Michael Beech of Ketchikan is finding that coffee and humor go together like ham and eggs.

On the move

Interns get shown the money
The Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. doesn't invest just in stocks, bonds and real estate. It also invests in the futures of state residents seeking careers in the world of money management.

Coffee men join forces
Michael Beech of Ketchikan is finding that coffee and humor go together like ham and eggs.

Around the clock

Business profile
Marshal Kendziorek, Senior consultant

Marijuana ingredient may fight brain cancer
NEW YORK (AP) - Marijuana-like drugs eradicated some brain cancers in rats and helped other animals live longer, possibly hinting at a new approach for treating the disease, researchers say.

Eichmann plays down his Nazi role in memoir
JERUSALEM (AP) - In Adolf Eichmann's 1961 prison memoir released in full for the first time by Israel on Tuesday, the overseer of the Holocaust minimizes his own role, but describes in pedantic detail the workings of the Nazi death machine.

Marijuana ingredient may fight brain cancer
NEW YORK (AP) - Marijuana-like drugs eradicated some brain cancers in rats and helped other animals live longer, possibly hinting at a new approach for treating the disease, researchers say.

Eichmann plays down his Nazi role in memoir
JERUSALEM (AP) - In Adolf Eichmann's 1961 prison memoir released in full for the first time by Israel on Tuesday, the overseer of the Holocaust minimizes his own role, but describes in pedantic detail the workings of the Nazi death machine.

Around town

Obituaries
Frederick W. Griffin

Obituaries
Raymond L. Caldwell Sr., Rose Tsuyo Komatsubara

Obituaries
Frederick W. Griffin

Obituaries
Raymond L. Caldwell Sr., Rose Tsuyo Komatsubara

Around town

Around town

Around town

Fairbanks mine plans to open
FAIRBANKS - Kinross Gold Corp. estimates it will spend more than $30 million to bring its True North gold prospect on line during the next three years.

Senate, House approve disaster bill
A bill redefining what constitutes a disaster in Alaska has passed the Legislature and is waiting to be sent to Gov. Tony Knowles.

An Alaskan trek that saved the snowmobile
MINNEAPOLIS - Forty years ago, Edgar Hetteen set out with three companions on a 1,200-mile trek across the Alaskan wilderness in a last-ditch effort to save the motorized sled he felt was the key to his company's future.

Senate releases budget proposal
It's only money.

Juneau musher wins Red Lantern on Yukon Quest
Even though she's been driving dog teams for more than 40 years, the Yukon Quest was a learning experience for Juneau's Deborah Bicknell.

Department heads' pay may jump
Labor Department Commissioner Ed Flanagan had to take a cut in pay to take a promotion. That's because deputy commissioners, which he was until his promotion, can make more than commissioners.

Woman's history Month looks at change, pushes for more
Things have changed for women - but not enough and not fast enough, according to University of Alaska Southeast Professor Sue Koester.

Correction
Due to an editing error, Yukon Quest musher Deborah Bicknell's first name was misspelled in a headline and photo description in Monday's Empire.

State and local briefly

1975 Iditarod winner returns to the trails to help kids
ANCHORAGE - Former Iditarod winner Emmitt Peters is back in the race.

Cruise line ups stops in Glacier Bay
VALDEZ - Increased cruise ship access to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve in Southeast Alaska will be costing Valdez this summer as a port of call for Holland America Line Westours.

Native mushers get boost
ANCHORAGE - Alaska Native corporations are giving money to Native mushers so they can compete at the top levels of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

Airport plan: More free parking time
Air travelers will find parking fees going both up and down at the Juneau Airport this spring - and they may be dodging construction work for a few weeks.

Flight operators to control own noise
Juneau flightseeing operators this summer will fly according to guidelines for behavior they and the city have agreed to - on a voluntary basis.

Police and fire blotter

New requirement: Pledge of Allegiance to be recited in schools
Juneau students may be adding a new routine to their day - reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.

Stranded cargo ship freed
Divers today are checking the condition of a large cargo vessel that was refloated this morning after it spent about two days aground on a mud flat in Icy Bay.

Police discrimination suit settled for $150,000
ANCHORAGE - Mayor Rick Mystrom's administration will pay $150,000 to settle a four-year-old discrimination lawsuit with two black police officers.

Noise plans under scrutiny
Plans for a quieter 2000 tourist season for Juneau range from having flightseeing operators fly higher to having them avoid recreation areas - if they want to.

Kodiak rocket launches probably won't lift off this year
KODIAK - Rockets likely won't lift off the launch pad at the Kodiak Launch Complex this year.

Panel steps down in protest over predator control
FAIRBANKS - The entire Denali Fish and Game Advisory Committee in Cantwell has resigned in protest because the state has not enacted a predator control program in the region.

State and local briefly

Woman's history Month looks at change, pushes for more
Things have changed for women - but not enough and not fast enough, according to University of Alaska Southeast Professor Sue Koester.

Police and fire blotter

Stranded cargo ship freed
Divers today are checking the condition of a large cargo vessel that was refloated this morning after it spent about two days aground on a mud flat in Icy Bay.

State and local briefly

An Alaskan trek that saved the snowmobile
MINNEAPOLIS - Forty years ago, Edgar Hetteen set out with three companions on a 1,200-mile trek across the Alaskan wilderness in a last-ditch effort to save the motorized sled he felt was the key to his company's future.

Senate releases budget proposal
It's only money.

Noise plans under scrutiny
Plans for a quieter 2000 tourist season for Juneau range from having flightseeing operators fly higher to having them avoid recreation areas - if they want to.

Department heads' pay may jump
Labor Department Commissioner Ed Flanagan had to take a cut in pay to take a promotion. That's because deputy commissioners, which he was until his promotion, can make more than commissioners.

State and local briefly

Panel steps down in protest over predator control
FAIRBANKS - The entire Denali Fish and Game Advisory Committee in Cantwell has resigned in protest because the state has not enacted a predator control program in the region.

Alaska among top U.S. adventures
WASHINGTON - From the folks who brought you the world's top treks, now comes the 100 best adventures in America - from rafting the Grand Canyon to canoeing the Niobara River in Nebraska.

Correction
Due to an editing error, Yukon Quest musher Deborah Bicknell's first name was misspelled in a headline and photo description in Monday's Empire.

Cruise line ups stops in Glacier Bay
VALDEZ - Increased cruise ship access to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve in Southeast Alaska will be costing Valdez this summer as a port of call for Holland America Line Westours.

1975 Iditarod winner returns to the trails to help kids
ANCHORAGE - Former Iditarod winner Emmitt Peters is back in the race.

Juneau musher wins Red Lantern on Yukon Quest
Even though she's been driving dog teams for more than 40 years, the Yukon Quest was a learning experience for Juneau's Deborah Bicknell.

Native mushers get boost
ANCHORAGE - Alaska Native corporations are giving money to Native mushers so they can compete at the top levels of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

Airport plan: More free parking time
Air travelers will find parking fees going both up and down at the Juneau Airport this spring - and they may be dodging construction work for a few weeks.

Flight operators to control own noise
Juneau flightseeing operators this summer will fly according to guidelines for behavior they and the city have agreed to - on a voluntary basis.

Fairbanks mine plans to open
FAIRBANKS - Kinross Gold Corp. estimates it will spend more than $30 million to bring its True North gold prospect on line during the next three years.

New requirement: Pledge of Allegiance to be recited in schools
Juneau students may be adding a new routine to their day - reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.

Police and fire blotter

Alaska among top U.S. adventures
WASHINGTON - From the folks who brought you the world's top treks, now comes the 100 best adventures in America - from rafting the Grand Canyon to canoeing the Niobara River in Nebraska.

Kodiak rocket launches probably won't lift off this year
KODIAK - Rockets likely won't lift off the launch pad at the Kodiak Launch Complex this year.

Senate, House approve disaster bill
A bill redefining what constitutes a disaster in Alaska has passed the Legislature and is waiting to be sent to Gov. Tony Knowles.

Police and fire blotter

Police discrimination suit settled for $150,000
ANCHORAGE - Mayor Rick Mystrom's administration will pay $150,000 to settle a four-year-old discrimination lawsuit with two black police officers.

Unwelcome tourism changes sought
Failure to address problems connected with growth of the cruise ship industry resulted in adoption of a passenger

Unwelcome tourism changes sought
Failure to address problems connected with growth of the cruise ship industry resulted in adoption of a passenger

Word of mouth

Assault numbers questioned
Letter by Paul J. Wescott

Addictive cash from tobacco settlement
The following editorial appeared in today's Washington Post:

In defense of the Glory Hole
Letter by Joan Decker

Addictive cash from tobacco settlement
The following editorial appeared in today's Washington Post:

Russia in denial
The following editorial appeared in today's Washington Post:

Word of mouth

So much hype in 'reality' programming
You gotta love these Republican operatives. It's only February, and they've already come up with the conspiracy theory of the year.

Budget balanced on back of the poor
Letter by James Gee

Word of mouth

Word of mouth

Assault numbers questioned
Letter by Paul J. Wescott

Budget balanced on back of the poor
Letter by James Gee

In defense of the Glory Hole
Letter by Joan Decker

Russia in denial
The following editorial appeared in today's Washington Post:

So much hype in 'reality' programming
You gotta love these Republican operatives. It's only February, and they've already come up with the conspiracy theory of the year.

Clark wasn't running in place on her treadmill
A treadmill?

Clark wasn't running in place on her treadmill
A treadmill?

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