Wednesday, March 1, 2000

Business profile
Marshal Kendziorek, Senior consultant

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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.

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.

On the move

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

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

Around the clock

Around the clock

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.

One killed, four critically wounded in shootings
WILKINSBURG, Pa. (AP) - A man set his apartment on fire today, shot lunchtime customers at two fast-food restaurants, then holed up in an office building before surrendering. One person was killed and at least four critically injured.

One killed, four critically wounded in shootings
WILKINSBURG, Pa. (AP) - A man set his apartment on fire today, shot lunchtime customers at two fast-food restaurants, then holed up in an office building before surrendering. One person was killed and at least four critically injured.

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.

The start of a new season approaches
Margaret and I walked through the nursery this week looking at our collection of trees and shrubs, pulling primrose plants out of pots and checking roots, kicking frozen soil and making plans. This is a very hopeful time of the year; the overwintered stock looks great, all budded up and ready for a burst into spring.

The start of a new season approaches
Margaret and I walked through the nursery this week looking at our collection of trees and shrubs, pulling primrose plants out of pots and checking roots, kicking frozen soil and making plans. This is a very hopeful time of the year; the overwintered stock looks great, all budded up and ready for a burst into spring.

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Correction
Due to unclear information provided to the Empire, the obituary for Frederick Griffin in Tuesday's paper gave the wrong address to contact the family. The correct information is P.O. Box 33286, Juneau, 99803.

Weddings
Jeanna McGregor and Jonathan Burkholder

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Correction
Due to unclear information provided to the Empire, the obituary for Frederick Griffin in Tuesday's paper gave the wrong address to contact the family. The correct information is P.O. Box 33286, Juneau, 99803.

Around town

Obituaries
Frederick W. Griffin

Obituaries
Claudia Ann Valley, Bob L. Fagg

Pet of the week
Sunny can be seen patrolling the aisles of the Wee Fishie Shoppe or nesting in one of the cat trees. Staff describe him as a ``talker, friendly and affectionate.'' He is a red neutered male tabby who gets along well with other cats. To adopt Sunny, make arrangements through the Gastineau Humane Society, 7705 Glacier Highway, or phone 789-0260.

Weddings
Jeanna McGregor and Jonathan Burkholder

Obituaries
Frederick W. Griffin

Pet of the week
Sunny can be seen patrolling the aisles of the Wee Fishie Shoppe or nesting in one of the cat trees. Staff describe him as a ``talker, friendly and affectionate.'' He is a red neutered male tabby who gets along well with other cats. To adopt Sunny, make arrangements through the Gastineau Humane Society, 7705 Glacier Highway, or phone 789-0260.

Obituaries
Claudia Ann Valley, Bob L. Fagg

Around town

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.

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.

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.

Driver cited in Twin Lakes rollover
Two teen-agers escaped serious injury Tuesday afternoon when their car skidded off Glacier Highway and rolled down an embankment next to Twin Lakes. One was cited for speeding.

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.

Serum-run vet retraces route of historic 1925 rescue effort
NENANA - When a group of Alaska dog mushers relayed a life-saving diphtheria serum 800 miles from Nenana to Nome in 1925, Norman Vaughan was a 19-year-old Ivy League college student.

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.

Cruise lines may gain control in funding fight
The cruise ship industry would tighten its grip on state-funded tourism marketing under proposed budget cuts in the Legislature, according to organizations representing small tourism businesses and local visitors' bureaus.

Subsistence 4 convicted, fined
Juneau residents with ties to two local Native groups showed their support of four subsistence protesters by competing to pay the fines imposed on them Tuesday when they were convicted of illegal fishing.

Police and fire blotter

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.

Man sentenced to 129 years in murder case
ANCHORAGE - A 35-year-old man from a Southwest Alaska village has been sentenced to 129 years in prison for the 1998 rape and murder of a woman at a downtown Anchorage motel.

State and local briefly

Fast ferry funding package clears first hurdle in House
The governor's $350 million transportation bond package survived its first legislative committee without generating much in the way of holiday spirit.

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.

EPA: 6 lines broke laws
Cruise ships violated air quality standards on 14 separate days in Juneau last summer, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said. Violations also occurred in Glacier Bay National Park and in Seward, the agency said.

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

Fast ferry funding package clears first hurdle in House
The governor's $350 million transportation bond package survived its first legislative committee without generating much in the way of holiday spirit.

Senate releases budget proposal
It's only money.

Man sentenced to 129 years in murder case
ANCHORAGE - A 35-year-old man from a Southwest Alaska village has been sentenced to 129 years in prison for the 1998 rape and murder of a woman at a downtown Anchorage motel.

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.

Subsistence 4 convicted, fined
Juneau residents with ties to two local Native groups showed their support of four subsistence protesters by competing to pay the fines imposed on them Tuesday when they were convicted of illegal fishing.

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

Driver cited in Twin Lakes rollover
Two teen-agers escaped serious injury Tuesday afternoon when their car skidded off Glacier Highway and rolled down an embankment next to Twin Lakes. One was cited for speeding.

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.

Serum-run vet retraces route of historic 1925 rescue effort
NENANA - When a group of Alaska dog mushers relayed a life-saving diphtheria serum 800 miles from Nenana to Nome in 1925, Norman Vaughan was a 19-year-old Ivy League college student.

Senate releases budget proposal
It's only money.

Cruise lines may gain control in funding fight
The cruise ship industry would tighten its grip on state-funded tourism marketing under proposed budget cuts in the Legislature, according to organizations representing small tourism businesses and local visitors' bureaus.

Police and fire blotter

EPA: 6 lines broke laws
Cruise ships violated air quality standards on 14 separate days in Juneau last summer, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said. Violations also occurred in Glacier Bay National Park and in Seward, the agency said.

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.

Juneau hopes to correct count in this year's census
Juneau was undercounted in the last 10-year census by 3,000 people, the city believes, and it wants to change that in the 2000 census.

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.

State and local briefly

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.

Police and fire blotter

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.

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.

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.

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.

State and local briefly

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.

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.

State and local briefly

Juneau hopes to correct count in this year's census
Juneau was undercounted in the last 10-year census by 3,000 people, the city believes, and it wants to change that in the 2000 census.

Police and fire blotter

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

Keep graduation exam in perspective
Letter by Richard S. Cross

In defense of the Glory Hole
Letter by Joan Decker

Snake River dams affect Alaska fishing
Letter by Mark Kaelke

Assault numbers questioned
Letter by Paul J. Wescott

Permanent fund an idea worth recreating
Letter by Michael Hoyle

Word of mouth

Ferry decision is what is most practical
Letter by Joe Geldhof

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.

Health workers get shaft from the city
The city's handling of its plans to layoff at least 40 of Juneau's Health and Social Services Department mental health workers leaves a lot to be desired.

Word of mouth

Keep graduation exam in perspective
Letter by Richard S. Cross

Word of mouth

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.

Snake River dams affect Alaska fishing
Letter by Mark Kaelke

Assault numbers questioned
Letter by Paul J. Wescott

Permanent fund an idea worth recreating
Letter by Michael Hoyle

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

Ferry decision is what is most practical
Letter by Joe Geldhof

Health workers get shaft from the city
The city's handling of its plans to layoff at least 40 of Juneau's Health and Social Services Department mental health workers leaves a lot to be desired.

In defense of the Glory Hole
Letter by Joan Decker

Sports calendar

Iditarod veteran still has the fire
KENAI -- Fifteen-thousand four-hundred miles. That's the distance Tim Osmar has traveled on the Iditarod Trail over the past 14 years.

Sports calendar

Iditarod veteran still has the fire
KENAI -- Fifteen-thousand four-hundred miles. That's the distance Tim Osmar has traveled on the Iditarod Trail over the past 14 years.

Jordan rides out injury for third place in wrestling regional
Pacific University wrestling coach Frank Johnson doesn't mince words when describing the style of sophomore 165-pound wrestler Karl Jordan of Sitka.

Jordan rides out injury for third place in wrestling regional
Pacific University wrestling coach Frank Johnson doesn't mince words when describing the style of sophomore 165-pound wrestler Karl Jordan of Sitka.

Wrestling split approved by ASAA
ANCHORAGE -- Alaska's large-school wrestling programs had their wish granted Monday when the Alaska School Activities Association board reinstated a late-winter season in a 7-1 vote that also declassified the sport's state championships.

Wrestling split approved by ASAA
ANCHORAGE -- Alaska's large-school wrestling programs had their wish granted Monday when the Alaska School Activities Association board reinstated a late-winter season in a 7-1 vote that also declassified the sport's state championships.

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