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Saturday, March 4, 2000

Federal judge moves trial of alleged terrorist from Seattle to Los Angeles
SEATTLE - A federal judge today ordered the trial of Ahmed Ressam, the Algerian facing charges of conspiracy and illegally bring explosive materials into the country from Canada, moved from Seattle to Los Angeles, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.

Federal judge moves trial of alleged terrorist from Seattle to Los Angeles
SEATTLE - A federal judge today ordered the trial of Ahmed Ressam, the Algerian facing charges of conspiracy and illegally bring explosive materials into the country from Canada, moved from Seattle to Los Angeles, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.

School calendar

School calendar

Dealing with life's changing seasons
God does not change. Everything else does, but not God. He just exists from everlasting to everlasting. What a comfort to know God is still on the throne of Heaven even when everything we hold dear is transitory.

Dealing with life's changing seasons
God does not change. Everything else does, but not God. He just exists from everlasting to everlasting. What a comfort to know God is still on the throne of Heaven even when everything we hold dear is transitory.

Neighbors briefly

Stories of sharks in Southeast waters
Something fantastic is happening with sharks in the waters of the Gulf of Alaska.

FYI

Around town

Stories of sharks in Southeast waters
Something fantastic is happening with sharks in the waters of the Gulf of Alaska.

Neighbors briefly

FYI

Around town

Best bets
There's more art and entertainment in Juneau this weekend than any one person could possibly see.

Best bets
There's more art and entertainment in Juneau this weekend than any one person could possibly see.

Teacher brings heart to health class
The students stand shoulder to shoulder in a circle in Nancy Seamount's health class at Juneau-Douglas High School.

State and local briefly

Man convicted for billing fraud
A Juneau businessman pleaded no contest Thursday to a felony after being charged with more than $141,000 in Medicaid fraud.

Man convicted for billing fraud
A Juneau businessman pleaded no contest Thursday to a felony after being charged with more than $141,000 in Medicaid fraud.

Economic council budget may get slashed in half
With Executive Director Charlie Northrip gone, the Juneau Economic Development Council is being escorted to the plank by cash-strapped city leaders.

City layoffs: Workers' union fights back
City workers facing wholesale layoffs threw a counterpunch today by filing a class action grievance against the city.

Economic council budget may get slashed in half
With Executive Director Charlie Northrip gone, the Juneau Economic Development Council is being escorted to the plank by cash-strapped city leaders.

State and local briefly

City layoffs: Workers' union fights back
City workers facing wholesale layoffs threw a counterpunch today by filing a class action grievance against the city.

Police and fire blotter

Police and fire blotter

Alcohol tax plan tossed
Joe Sixpack won't be paying an extra $1.50 in taxes for his namesake anytime soon.

USFS to put energy into upkeep of roads instead of construction
Maintaining existing roads in national forests will be a higher priority than building new ones, U.S. Forest Service Chief Mike Dombeck announced Thursday.

Teacher brings heart to health class
The students stand shoulder to shoulder in a circle in Nancy Seamount's health class at Juneau-Douglas High School.

USFS to put energy into upkeep of roads instead of construction
Maintaining existing roads in national forests will be a higher priority than building new ones, U.S. Forest Service Chief Mike Dombeck announced Thursday.

Alcohol tax plan tossed
Joe Sixpack won't be paying an extra $1.50 in taxes for his namesake anytime soon.

Word of mouth

Don't allow ships to break law in secret
The Northwest CruiseShip Association, a trade group representing eight cruise lines operating in Alaska, has offered to test its air emissions and wastewater discharges and turn the results over to the state.

Word of mouth

Don't allow ships to break law in secret
The Northwest CruiseShip Association, a trade group representing eight cruise lines operating in Alaska, has offered to test its air emissions and wastewater discharges and turn the results over to the state.

Should we legalize gambling in Alaska?
I wasn't at all surprised to hear that the Legislature was considering the legalization of video poker as a means to deal with the state budget mess. Although the video poker bill failed in committee on Feb. 18, there is already talk that a new gaming bill will be forthcoming. Is legalized gambling a good idea for Alaska? Perhaps; like so many things in economics, the only correct answer is, ``It depends.''

Should we legalize gambling in Alaska?
I wasn't at all surprised to hear that the Legislature was considering the legalization of video poker as a means to deal with the state budget mess. Although the video poker bill failed in committee on Feb. 18, there is already talk that a new gaming bill will be forthcoming. Is legalized gambling a good idea for Alaska? Perhaps; like so many things in economics, the only correct answer is, ``It depends.''

City cuts will cost more money
Letter by Camille Brill

City cuts will cost more money
Letter by Camille Brill

Stamstad wins fourth Iditasport Extreme
ANCHORAGE - A Seattle cyclist has won his fourth straight Iditasport Extreme, a 320-mile race on the Iditarod Trail from Knik to McGrath. Competitors include mountain bikers, skiers, skijorers and runners.

Bear boys put 8-game streak on line
It's the beginning of March and the Juneau-Douglas boys basketball team is right where it normally is - perched firmly atop the Southeast standings.

Stamstad wins fourth Iditasport Extreme
ANCHORAGE - A Seattle cyclist has won his fourth straight Iditasport Extreme, a 320-mile race on the Iditarod Trail from Knik to McGrath. Competitors include mountain bikers, skiers, skijorers and runners.

Bear boys put 8-game streak on line
It's the beginning of March and the Juneau-Douglas boys basketball team is right where it normally is - perched firmly atop the Southeast standings.

Brooks feels pressure from activists
ANCHORAGE - Musher Ramy Brooks is calling on family and friends to help him fight an e-mail war against animal rights activists who are pressing one of his Iditarod race sponsors to pull its support.

Brooks feels pressure from activists
ANCHORAGE - Musher Ramy Brooks is calling on family and friends to help him fight an e-mail war against animal rights activists who are pressing one of his Iditarod race sponsors to pull its support.

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