Sunday, March 5, 2000

Around town

Around town

Inside out

Glacier Bay adventure
The big brown bear was ransacking the Australians' camp when Mark Kelley paddled up.

Inside out

Glacier Bay adventure
The big brown bear was ransacking the Australians' camp when Mark Kelley paddled up.

Search for oil leak source is continuing
The search for the source of heating oil that contaminated the Auke Bay Wastewater Treatment Plant a week ago is still ongoing.

Clarification
A Thursday article on the so-called Mackie Plan can be read to say that Sen. Jerry Mackie, a Craig Republican, said there was no opposition to his plan. Mackie has noted that there is significant opposit

Clarification
A Thursday article on the so-called Mackie Plan can be read to say that Sen. Jerry Mackie, a Craig Republican, said there was no opposition to his plan. Mackie has noted that there is significant opposit

Keeping kids away from crime
Drugs, violence and kids.

Legislative update
UPCOMING HEARINGS

Legislative update
UPCOMING HEARINGS

Supplemental budget easily passes House
Checks for child care and rural electricity won't stop if the Senate approves a supplemental budget bill the House approved Friday.

Taylor lone dissenter on bill banning toxic ship paint
Sen. Robin Taylor was the lone vote Friday against a bill to prevent cruise ships and other big boats bound for Alaska from using a toxic paint on their hulls.

Local churches team up for Choirfest
At Saturday morning's rehearsal for ChoirFest 2000, one could hear the purposeful tread of Christian soldiers - or, at least, feet tapping the beat on the green carpet of Resurrection Lutheran Church.

Search for oil leak source is continuing
The search for the source of heating oil that contaminated the Auke Bay Wastewater Treatment Plant a week ago is still ongoing.

Keeping kids away from crime
Drugs, violence and kids.

A closer look at child abuse cases
Shining more light on the system that handles child abuse cases may improve it. That's the opinion of advocates for Senate Bill 224, a measure that would open some court proceedings and records involving reports of child abuse and neglect.

Taylor lone dissenter on bill banning toxic ship paint
Sen. Robin Taylor was the lone vote Friday against a bill to prevent cruise ships and other big boats bound for Alaska from using a toxic paint on their hulls.

Police and fire blotter

Local churches team up for Choirfest
At Saturday morning's rehearsal for ChoirFest 2000, one could hear the purposeful tread of Christian soldiers - or, at least, feet tapping the beat on the green carpet of Resurrection Lutheran Church.

Briefly

Tales of budget woes
A budget cut can cost a town it's radio station, can cost a woman a life of violence, can cost the state an educated work force.

Tales of budget woes
A budget cut can cost a town it's radio station, can cost a woman a life of violence, can cost the state an educated work force.

Supplemental budget easily passes House
Checks for child care and rural electricity won't stop if the Senate approves a supplemental budget bill the House approved Friday.

Police and fire blotter

Briefly

A closer look at child abuse cases
Shining more light on the system that handles child abuse cases may improve it. That's the opinion of advocates for Senate Bill 224, a measure that would open some court proceedings and records involving reports of child abuse and neglect.

Palmer defends department changes
By David R. Palmer

Health cuts leave patient without help
Letter by Julie Reel

Fast ferry decision, supporters questioned
Letter by Joe Holbert

Word of mouth

Supports fast ferry
Letter by Chip Thoma

Juneau needs more Native teachers
Letter by Donna Ward

Support ORCA
Letter by Ken Dean

Supports fast ferry
Letter by Chip Thoma

Palmer defends department changes
By David R. Palmer

Road testimony creates controversy
Letter by Paulette Simpson

Road testimony creates controversy
Letter by Paulette Simpson

Health cuts leave patient without help
Letter by Julie Reel

Juneau needs more Native teachers
Letter by Donna Ward

Striking out with the Mad Hungarian
When I was a boy, playing Little League baseball, I dreamed - as most boys did back then - of someday getting a call from the Major Leagues.

Striking out with the Mad Hungarian
When I was a boy, playing Little League baseball, I dreamed - as most boys did back then - of someday getting a call from the Major Leagues.

Support ORCA
Letter by Ken Dean

Provide Power Cost Equalization funding
Juneau and other urban areas scattered throughout Alaska are blessed with relatively low power costs, especially when compared to our more rural areas. Urban cites throughout the state pay on average 10 cents per kilowatt hour, compared with more than 40 cents on average in the Bush.

Provide Power Cost Equalization funding
Juneau and other urban areas scattered throughout Alaska are blessed with relatively low power costs, especially when compared to our more rural areas. Urban cites throughout the state pay on average 10 cents per kilowatt hour, compared with more than 40 cents on average in the Bush.

Fast ferry decision, supporters questioned
Letter by Joe Holbert

Word of mouth

Kings crown Bears in OT
A half-court shot and a length-of-the-court drive with the clock winding down gave Ketchikan a 71-70 overtime victory over the Juneau-Douglas boys basketball team Saturday night in Ketchikan.

Duke downs Heels again
DURHAM, N.C. - Shane Battier scored 30 points as No. 4 Duke beat North Carolina 90-76 on Saturday to sweep the season series for just the fourth time in 36 years.

Juneau girls earn much-needed split
The Juneau-Douglas High School girls basketball team had never needed a win more badly than Saturday night's 53-42 victory over the Ketchikan Kings.

UAA claims Governor's Cup
ANCHORAGE - Chris Pont's goal at 28 seconds into overtime gave the University of Alaska Anchorage a 3-2 victory over intrastate rival UA Fairbanks Saturday night and earned the Seawolves the Governor's Cup, which goes to the winner of the annual four-game series between Alaska's two NCAA Division I hockey teams.

Sports calendar

Sports calendar

Record 81 teams competing in Iditarod sled-dog race
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The pace of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race has quickened over the years, thanks to innovations in dog breeding and gear, and stiffer competition among mushers.

Kings crown Bears in OT
A half-court shot and a length-of-the-court drive with the clock winding down gave Ketchikan a 71-70 overtime victory over the Juneau-Douglas boys basketball team Saturday night in Ketchikan.

Duke downs Heels again
DURHAM, N.C. - Shane Battier scored 30 points as No. 4 Duke beat North Carolina 90-76 on Saturday to sweep the season series for just the fourth time in 36 years.

Record 81 teams competing in Iditarod sled-dog race
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The pace of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race has quickened over the years, thanks to innovations in dog breeding and gear, and stiffer competition among mushers.

UAA claims Governor's Cup
ANCHORAGE - Chris Pont's goal at 28 seconds into overtime gave the University of Alaska Anchorage a 3-2 victory over intrastate rival UA Fairbanks Saturday night and earned the Seawolves the Governor's Cup, which goes to the winner of the annual four-game series between Alaska's two NCAA Division I hockey teams.

Juneau girls earn much-needed split
The Juneau-Douglas High School girls basketball team had never needed a win more badly than Saturday night's 53-42 victory over the Ketchikan Kings.

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