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Sunday, March 12, 2000

Around town

Around town

Inside out

Inside out

Fast expectations
A lot of thought has gone into planning the first fast ferry for the Alaska Marine Highway System. Things like neon dolphins and solariums need to be considered, as do Canadian ferry problems, Southeast-style controversies, special safety measures and seasickness.

Fast expectations
A lot of thought has gone into planning the first fast ferry for the Alaska Marine Highway System. Things like neon dolphins and solariums need to be considered, as do Canadian ferry problems, Southeast-style controversies, special safety measures and seasickness.

AMH launches program for engine room interns
University students will get their sea legs and the ferry system could find much needed workers under a new type of internship.

Swingley passes Gebhardt
KALTAG - Defending champion Doug Swingley set a blistering pace down the Yukon River on Saturday to reclaim the lead in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

Klepinger still working at center
Despite his conviction on charges of Medicaid fraud, Kenneth Klepinger continues to operate his two Southeast hearing centers, including one in Juneau.

Legislative update

Legislative update

Teen gets 99 years for murder
ANCHORAGE - Aaron Andrus is different from most teen-age murderers - he did well in school, didn't abuse alcohol or drugs, and was being brought up by loving parents.

Sew many quilts, so little time to show them
At the Quilt 2000 show, it's easy to tell who finds flannel cozy, who cottens up to plaids and who goes ape over blue.

AMH launches program for engine room interns
University students will get their sea legs and the ferry system could find much needed workers under a new type of internship.

Halftime at the Capitol
Legislators have accomplished a lot - or close to nothing.

Review: `The House of Blue Leaves'
First produced in 1971, ``The House of Blue Leaves'' won playwright John Guare

AHFC may alter loan qualifications
KETCHIKAN - Lawmakers are considering axing a program that gives some rural residents a 1 percent break on home mortgage interest rates, but the Alaska Housing Finance Corp., which offers the reduction, wants to go in different direction.

Sew many quilts, so little time to show them
At the Quilt 2000 show, it's easy to tell who finds flannel cozy, who cottens up to plaids and who goes ape over blue.

Teen gets 99 years for murder
ANCHORAGE - Aaron Andrus is different from most teen-age murderers - he did well in school, didn't abuse alcohol or drugs, and was being brought up by loving parents.

JDHS student near top at acedemic decathlon
Britt Arnesen, a junior going on college student, led Juneau high school students at the recent GCI Alaska Academic Decathlon and picked up a pile of medals.

Review: `The House of Blue Leaves'
First produced in 1971, ``The House of Blue Leaves'' won playwright John Guare

Swingley passes Gebhardt
KALTAG - Defending champion Doug Swingley set a blistering pace down the Yukon River on Saturday to reclaim the lead in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

Halftime at the Capitol
Legislators have accomplished a lot - or close to nothing.

Emergency rescue officials invade town
Men and women in blue and camouflage will flood into Juneau March 17 through 19, but residents needn't be alarmed.

AHFC may alter loan qualifications
KETCHIKAN - Lawmakers are considering axing a program that gives some rural residents a 1 percent break on home mortgage interest rates, but the Alaska Housing Finance Corp., which offers the reduction, wants to go in different direction.

Klepinger still working at center
Despite his conviction on charges of Medicaid fraud, Kenneth Klepinger continues to operate his two Southeast hearing centers, including one in Juneau.

Police and fire blotter

Police and fire blotter

Emergency rescue officials invade town
Men and women in blue and camouflage will flood into Juneau March 17 through 19, but residents needn't be alarmed.

JDHS student near top at acedemic decathlon
Britt Arnesen, a junior going on college student, led Juneau high school students at the recent GCI Alaska Academic Decathlon and picked up a pile of medals.

Origins of an instrument's name
Letter by John B. d'Armand

The pain of getting Duane to Maine
It was a Thursday evening when I got a chilling message from my office at The Miami Herald: Somebody had sent me a live Maine lobster.

The pain of getting Duane to Maine
It was a Thursday evening when I got a chilling message from my office at The Miami Herald: Somebody had sent me a live Maine lobster.

Word of mouth

Alaska shouldn't pay for Washington's salmon mistakes
Just in case the federal officials holding hearings throughout Southeast last week on Snake River kings didn't get the message, here it is again: Please leave our fish alone.

Origins of an instrument's name
Letter by John B. d'Armand

Word of mouth

Alaska shouldn't pay for Washington's salmon mistakes
Just in case the federal officials holding hearings throughout Southeast last week on Snake River kings didn't get the message, here it is again: Please leave our fish alone.

Cuts affect real people
Letter by Rena Balzer

Cuts affect real people
Letter by Rena Balzer

Tromble leads Juneau boys
When Evan Tromble is in the Juneau-Douglas boys basketball team's lineup, the difference is like night and day.

Brooks claims fourth gold ulu
Wesley Brooks claimed his fourth gold ulu of the Arctic Winter Games by winning the junior male 12-kilometer snowshoeing race Saturday at McIntyre Recreation Area in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory.

Sitka girls upset Bears, split series
After four losses to the Juneau-Douglas girls basketball team earlier in the season, the Sitka Wolves closed out the regular season with a 37-35 upset victory over the Crimson Bears Saturday night at Sitka High School.

Brooks claims fourth gold ulu
Wesley Brooks claimed his fourth gold ulu of the Arctic Winter Games by winning the junior male 12-kilometer snowshoeing race Saturday at McIntyre Recreation Area in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory.

Running

Running

Sitka girls upset Bears, split series
After four losses to the Juneau-Douglas girls basketball team earlier in the season, the Sitka Wolves closed out the regular season with a 37-35 upset victory over the Crimson Bears Saturday night at Sitka High School.

Tromble leads Juneau boys
When Evan Tromble is in the Juneau-Douglas boys basketball team's lineup, the difference is like night and day.

Duke advances to ACC title game
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - No. 3 Duke has its full roster back and appears dangerous once again.

Duke advances to ACC title game
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - No. 3 Duke has its full roster back and appears dangerous once again.

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