Tuesday, March 14, 2000

On the move

Keeping a head
The day after Marcy Larson and her husband Geoff were named Alaskan Small Business Persons of the Year, she was mopping floors at the Alaskan Brewing Co.

Trollers expect good season, worry about limits
Some Southeast trollers expect greater abundance and a higher price for king salmon this summer.

Trollers expect good season, worry about limits
Some Southeast trollers expect greater abundance and a higher price for king salmon this summer.

Around the clock

Business profile
Pat Costello, owner and operator, Costello Photographics.

Business profile
Pat Costello, owner and operator, Costello Photographics.

On the move

Around the clock

Business calendar

Keeping a head
The day after Marcy Larson and her husband Geoff were named Alaskan Small Business Persons of the Year, she was mopping floors at the Alaskan Brewing Co.

Business calendar

Search to Resume for EgyptAir Debris
Nearly three months after investigators finished bringing up pieces of the shattered airplane that was EgyptAir Flight 990, a salvage ship will return to the crash site off the coast of Rhode Island this week to try to retrieve more wreckage.

Washington's I-695 ruled unconstitutional
SEATTLE (AP) - Initiative 695, which replaced the state car-tab tax with a $30 fee and requires a public vote on all tax and fee increases, violates the state constitution, a King County Superior Court judge ruled today.

Washington's I-695 ruled unconstitutional
SEATTLE (AP) - Initiative 695, which replaced the state car-tab tax with a $30 fee and requires a public vote on all tax and fee increases, violates the state constitution, a King County Superior Court judge ruled today.

Search to Resume for EgyptAir Debris
Nearly three months after investigators finished bringing up pieces of the shattered airplane that was EgyptAir Flight 990, a salvage ship will return to the crash site off the coast of Rhode Island this week to try to retrieve more wreckage.

Obituaries
Virginia Rita LaChance

Around town

Around town

Obituaries
Virginia Rita LaChance

Around town

Around town

Prices jump at the pump
An increase of nearly a dime a gallon in self-serve unleaded gasoline in Juneau over the past two weeks has left some consumers feeling gouged.

State and local briefly

Whittier Tunnel plans raise concerns
WHITTIER - From hauling out fish to bringing in the mail, residents of this Prince William Sound community are anxious to learn when they can drive through the Whittier Tunnel and how much it will cost.

Board battles Knowles over wolves
FAIRBANKS - In defiance of a request from Gov. Tony Knowles, the Alaska Board of Game has deferred action on creating a no-hunting and no-trapping buffer to protect wolf packs in Denali National Park and Preserve.

Snowmachine accident kills Chugiak youth
ANCHORAGE - A 14-year-old boy was killed over the weekend when his snowmachine went off a 20-foot drop near the Tokositna River, the Alaska State Troopers say.

Head counters pushing Census
The country's effort to count its estimated 275 million residents gets under way in earnest this week as U.S. census questionnaires land in mailboxes from coast to coast.

State and local briefly

Police and fire blotter

Prices jump at the pump
An increase of nearly a dime a gallon in self-serve unleaded gasoline in Juneau over the past two weeks has left some consumers feeling gouged.

State and local briefly

Decision allows Chugach logging road near Cordova
ANCHORAGE - The Chugach Alaska Native corporation has been granted a controversial right-of-way easement for a road through the Chugach National Forest to provide access to timber on 73,000 acres the corporation owns.

Minority questions cash for attorneys
Democrats are wondering what the emergency is.

Police and fire blotter

Game Board gives permission for Native village to pool bag limits
FAIRBANKS - In the subsistence hunting tradition, one or two skilled hunters often kill enough moose and caribou to feed an entire village.

Correction
Due to incorrect information supplied to the Empire, Channels and Preview listed the wrong movie for the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council film series. ``Boys Don't Cry,'' will show at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium.

Doug Swingley shatters record
NOME - Defending champion Doug Swingley drove his dog team to victory today in the 1,100-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, breaking his previous record and joining an elite group, previously all Alaskans, who are three-time winners.

Police and fire blotter

Kenai Peninsula cuts teachers
KENAI - Twenty-two Kenai Peninsula Borough School District teachers got pink slips last week and eight temporary hires were told to look elsewhere for work in the fall.

Swingley holds onto race lead
KOYUK - Defending champion Doug Swingley was the first Iditarod musher into this coastal village today after crossing the treacherous sea ice of Norton Sound. He arrived at 1:37 a.m. with a dozen dogs.

Goldbelt development moves ahead
Goldbelt neared completion Monday of a small logging operation on a 40-acre parcel it owns adjacent to Inner Point on the west side of Douglas Island, according to Executive Vice President Dave Goade.

Correction
Due to incorrect information supplied to the Empire, Channels and Preview listed the wrong movie for the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council film series. ``Boys Don't Cry,'' will show at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium.

Decision allows Chugach logging road near Cordova
ANCHORAGE - The Chugach Alaska Native corporation has been granted a controversial right-of-way easement for a road through the Chugach National Forest to provide access to timber on 73,000 acres the corporation owns.

Whittier Tunnel plans raise concerns
WHITTIER - From hauling out fish to bringing in the mail, residents of this Prince William Sound community are anxious to learn when they can drive through the Whittier Tunnel and how much it will cost.

Hurdles cleared for building road
After a four-year effort, Goldbelt Inc. has obtained the last of the permits it needs to build a road to Cascade Point.

Hurdles cleared for building road
After a four-year effort, Goldbelt Inc. has obtained the last of the permits it needs to build a road to Cascade Point.

Jet heads back due to odor
A smell like burning rubber sent an Alaska Airlines jet back to Juneau shortly after takeoff two times Monday afternoon.

Winter or spring? Weather confuses gardeners
Last week's brilliant sunshine mixed with longer days seemed to be a potent cocktail for Southeast Alaskans thirsty for a sign of spring.

Nikiski shooting takes man's life, wounds three
ANCHORAGE - One man is dead and three others were wounded in a weekend shooting outside a home at Nikiski on the Kenai Peninsula, the Alaska State Troopers say.

Salvage effort for sunken gold may begin this spring
Theodore Jaynes staked his claim on Klondike gold in a sunken ship south of Juneau.

Swingley holds onto race lead
KOYUK - Defending champion Doug Swingley was the first Iditarod musher into this coastal village today after crossing the treacherous sea ice of Norton Sound. He arrived at 1:37 a.m. with a dozen dogs.

Railroad switches cleanup contractors
ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Railroad abruptly changed cleanup field contractors in an effort get at more of the estimated 120,000 gallons of jet fuel it spilled north of Talkeetna in December.

Wolf control battle escalates
FAIRBANKS - The Alaska Board of Game has unanimously approved a wolf control program for the Nelchina basin, a popular hunting area northeast of Anchorage.

Company, school team up in computer ed
Some Juneau-Douglas High School students are taking computer networking courses that could lead to high-paying jobs right out of high school.

Minority questions cash for attorneys
Democrats are wondering what the emergency is.

Grounded boat's load removed
UNALASKA - Rough weather has delayed the removal of fuel but not the rotting load from a grounded fishing boat on Unimak Island in the eastern Aleutians.

Police and fire blotter

Board battles Knowles over wolves
FAIRBANKS - In defiance of a request from Gov. Tony Knowles, the Alaska Board of Game has deferred action on creating a no-hunting and no-trapping buffer to protect wolf packs in Denali National Park and Preserve.

State and local briefly

Nikiski shooting takes man's life, wounds three
ANCHORAGE - One man is dead and three others were wounded in a weekend shooting outside a home at Nikiski on the Kenai Peninsula, the Alaska State Troopers say.

Head counters pushing Census
The country's effort to count its estimated 275 million residents gets under way in earnest this week as U.S. census questionnaires land in mailboxes from coast to coast.

Salvage effort for sunken gold may begin this spring
Theodore Jaynes staked his claim on Klondike gold in a sunken ship south of Juneau.

Game Board gives permission for Native village to pool bag limits
FAIRBANKS - In the subsistence hunting tradition, one or two skilled hunters often kill enough moose and caribou to feed an entire village.

Railroad switches cleanup contractors
ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Railroad abruptly changed cleanup field contractors in an effort get at more of the estimated 120,000 gallons of jet fuel it spilled north of Talkeetna in December.

Doug Swingley shatters record
NOME - Defending champion Doug Swingley drove his dog team to victory today in the 1,100-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, breaking his previous record and joining an elite group, previously all Alaskans, who are three-time winners.

Company, school team up in computer ed
Some Juneau-Douglas High School students are taking computer networking courses that could lead to high-paying jobs right out of high school.

Kenai Peninsula cuts teachers
KENAI - Twenty-two Kenai Peninsula Borough School District teachers got pink slips last week and eight temporary hires were told to look elsewhere for work in the fall.

Grounded boat's load removed
UNALASKA - Rough weather has delayed the removal of fuel but not the rotting load from a grounded fishing boat on Unimak Island in the eastern Aleutians.

Jet heads back due to odor
A smell like burning rubber sent an Alaska Airlines jet back to Juneau shortly after takeoff two times Monday afternoon.

Goldbelt development moves ahead
Goldbelt neared completion Monday of a small logging operation on a 40-acre parcel it owns adjacent to Inner Point on the west side of Douglas Island, according to Executive Vice President Dave Goade.

Snowmachine accident kills Chugiak youth
ANCHORAGE - A 14-year-old boy was killed over the weekend when his snowmachine went off a 20-foot drop near the Tokositna River, the Alaska State Troopers say.

Winter or spring? Weather confuses gardeners
Last week's brilliant sunshine mixed with longer days seemed to be a potent cocktail for Southeast Alaskans thirsty for a sign of spring.

Wolf control battle escalates
FAIRBANKS - The Alaska Board of Game has unanimously approved a wolf control program for the Nelchina basin, a popular hunting area northeast of Anchorage.

Word of mouth

Identity clarification
Letter by Judy E. Murphy

Pledge of Allegiance bill a waste of time
The following editorial appeared in Friday's Peninsula Clarion:

There is no easy solution to wolf issue
The following editorial appeared in Sunday's Anchorage Daily News:

Suggested reading on tourism issues
Letter by Elizabeth Cuadra

Flightseeing is safe and ecological
I would like first to thank the Tourism Advisory Committee and the CBJ Planning and Policy Committee for all the time committed and sacrifices made for the good of the community.

Helping people with dependencies
Emergency and chemical dependency health care workers change the course of people in crisis. We do this 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

Word of mouth

Worried about building plans
Letter by Page Bridges

'Good' parents take up blame game
They were welcomed back with teddy bears and trauma counselors. What a set of back-to-school supplies for the return of the first-graders at Buell Elementary School. Good morning students, have an Eberhard No. 2 pencil, a teddy bear and a trauma counselor. Can you spell murder?

Pledge of Allegiance bill a waste of time
The following editorial appeared in Friday's Peninsula Clarion:

There is no easy solution to wolf issue
The following editorial appeared in Sunday's Anchorage Daily News:

'Good' parents take up blame game
They were welcomed back with teddy bears and trauma counselors. What a set of back-to-school supplies for the return of the first-graders at Buell Elementary School. Good morning students, have an Eberhard No. 2 pencil, a teddy bear and a trauma counselor. Can you spell murder?

Flightseeing is safe and ecological
I would like first to thank the Tourism Advisory Committee and the CBJ Planning and Policy Committee for all the time committed and sacrifices made for the good of the community.

Changes needed in waste management
Letter by Michael Reid Hunter

Word of mouth

Identity clarification
Letter by Judy E. Murphy

Word of mouth

Suggested reading on tourism issues
Letter by Elizabeth Cuadra

Changes needed in waste management
Letter by Michael Reid Hunter

Helping people with dependencies
Emergency and chemical dependency health care workers change the course of people in crisis. We do this 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

Worried about building plans
Letter by Page Bridges

It's March, so let the maddness begin
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Last April was the spring of Mike Krzyzewski's discontent. His juggernaut team had just lost in the NCAA Tournament championship game, and three of his underclassmen had bolted for the NBA's millions.

No pressure on Blue Devils this time around
DURHAM, N.C. - Mike Krzyzewski's first October practice came with an unfamiliar feeling for the Duke basketball program - uncertainty.

UAF hockey player signs with Detroit Red Wings
FAIRBANKS - A defenseman with the University of Alaska Fairbanks has signed a one-year contract with the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League.

UAF hockey player signs with Detroit Red Wings
FAIRBANKS - A defenseman with the University of Alaska Fairbanks has signed a one-year contract with the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League.

It's March, so let the maddness begin
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Last April was the spring of Mike Krzyzewski's discontent. His juggernaut team had just lost in the NCAA Tournament championship game, and three of his underclassmen had bolted for the NBA's millions.

No pressure on Blue Devils this time around
DURHAM, N.C. - Mike Krzyzewski's first October practice came with an unfamiliar feeling for the Duke basketball program - uncertainty.

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