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Wednesday, March 15, 2000

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

Business calendar

On the move

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

Business calendar

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

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

On the move

Around the clock

Around the clock

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.

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.

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.

Researchers seek less hospital time for heart attack victims
Hospitals could safely move toward releasing heart attack patients without complications after just three days, instead of the usual five or six, a team of researchers suggested on Thursday.

Researchers seek less hospital time for heart attack victims
Hospitals could safely move toward releasing heart attack patients without complications after just three days, instead of the usual five or six, a team of researchers suggested on Thursday.

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.

Spring dances just out of our reach
Tulip tips, purple with cold and with low phosphorus levels indicating frozen soils just a few inches down, emerge adolescently. Their premature penetration of the soil brings frustration and

Spring dances just out of our reach
Tulip tips, purple with cold and with low phosphorus levels indicating frozen soils just a few inches down, emerge adolescently. Their premature penetration of the soil brings frustration and

Around town
Wednesday, March 15

Community briefly
Retreat at camp Sunday

Weddings
Jo Paddock and James Betts

Around town
Wednesday, March 15

Community briefly
Retreat at camp Sunday

Around town

Obituaries
Virginia Rita LaChance

Pet of the week
Gardenia is a large spayed and declawed shorthair female calico who is described as having a sweet disposition, being affectionate and a lap-sitter. She enjoys being brushed and gets along with other cats. She can be seen at the Wee Fishie Shoppe in the Nugget Mall Complex. To adopt Gardenia, make arrangements at the Gastineau Humane Society, 7705 Glacier Highway, or phone 789-0260.

Thank you . . .
...for sale support

Weddings
Jo Paddock and James Betts

Around town

Thank you . . .
...for sale support

Pet of the week
Gardenia is a large spayed and declawed shorthair female calico who is described as having a sweet disposition, being affectionate and a lap-sitter. She enjoys being brushed and gets along with other cats. She can be seen at the Wee Fishie Shoppe in the Nugget Mall Complex. To adopt Gardenia, make arrangements at the Gastineau Humane Society, 7705 Glacier Highway, or phone 789-0260.

Obituaries
Virginia Rita LaChance

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

Knowles faces questions on Interior wolf control
FAIRBANKS - Gov. Tony Knowles left Fairbanks with a silvery wolf parka ruff after his address to delegates of the Tanana Chiefs Conference annual convention Tuesday afternoon.

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.

Fairbanks police: Caregiver kept murder victim in slum-like home
FAIRBANKS - Weeks before his death David Haynes was living in slum-like conditions without running water while his unlicensed care givers had full access to his bank account, according to Fairbanks Police.

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.

Game Board approves wolf hunting from snowmachines
FAIRBANKS - Shooting wolves from a moving snowmachine will be legal starting next winter in selected areas of Alaska.

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.

Suit: B. C. logging inflicting damage on Alaska fisheries
Five environmental groups filed a complaint today with an international regulatory commission alleging the government of British Columbia has allowed logging practices that are destroying fish habitat and potentially affecting Alaska fisheries.

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.

City, volunteers rev up to upgrade Dimond Park
The same loggers who demonstrate their chain-saw prowess at Dimond Park each year will cut there for real this month.

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.

Survey: Locals split over tours on trails
A city-wide survey on commercial use of trails came back close to a tie.

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.

One more state union approves labor contract
Members of one of the larger state workers' unions, Public Employees Local 71, have ratified a new labor contract their leaders negotiated in January.

Police and fire blotter

B. C. to scrap fast ferry fleet
The British Columbia government plans to scrap its fast-ferry program, selling its problem-plagued vessels and absorbing the billion-dollar debt of its marine highway system.

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.

State and local briefly

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.

State and local briefly

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

B. C. to scrap fast ferry fleet
The British Columbia government plans to scrap its fast-ferry program, selling its problem-plagued vessels and absorbing the billion-dollar debt of its marine highway system.

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.

Knowles faces questions on Interior wolf control
FAIRBANKS - Gov. Tony Knowles left Fairbanks with a silvery wolf parka ruff after his address to delegates of the Tanana Chiefs Conference annual convention Tuesday 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.

Fairbanks police: Caregiver kept murder victim in slum-like home
FAIRBANKS - Weeks before his death David Haynes was living in slum-like conditions without running water while his unlicensed care givers had full access to his bank account, according to Fairbanks Police.

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.

Game Board approves wolf hunting from snowmachines
FAIRBANKS - Shooting wolves from a moving snowmachine will be legal starting next winter in selected areas of Alaska.

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.

Suit: B. C. logging inflicting damage on Alaska fisheries
Five environmental groups filed a complaint today with an international regulatory commission alleging the government of British Columbia has allowed logging practices that are destroying fish habitat and potentially affecting Alaska fisheries.

State and local briefly

City, volunteers rev up to upgrade Dimond Park
The same loggers who demonstrate their chain-saw prowess at Dimond Park each year will cut there for real this month.

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.

Survey: Locals split over tours on trails
A city-wide survey on commercial use of trails came back close to a tie.

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.

One more state union approves labor contract
Members of one of the larger state workers' unions, Public Employees Local 71, have ratified a new labor contract their leaders negotiated in January.

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.

Oil merger deal closer
WASHINGTON - The Federal Trade Commission said today it was putting on hold legal action to block the merger of BP Amoco and Atlantic Richfield Corp., and planned to resume negotiations on the $30 billion consolidation.

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.

Police and fire blotter

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.

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.

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.

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.

State and local briefly

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.

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.

Police and fire blotter

Oil merger deal closer
WASHINGTON - The Federal Trade Commission said today it was putting on hold legal action to block the merger of BP Amoco and Atlantic Richfield Corp., and planned to resume negotiations on the $30 billion consolidation.

Police and fire blotter

'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?

Cuts fuel questions
Letter by Rev. Paul D. Beran

'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?

Word of mouth

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.

Critics must recognize improvements
Professional marriage counselors often face a situation in which the repair of a couple's failing relationship is prevented because one side or the other believes that their partner does not truly understand the source of their pain.

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.

ANWR a national treasure - for oil
With gasoline prices soaring to record levels, Alaska's two U.S. senators have introduced legislation to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge's 1.5 million-acre coastal plain to oil development.

Juneau's riches
Letter by William P. Dunn

Juneau's riches
Letter by William P. Dunn

Word of mouth

Cuts fuel questions
Letter by Rev. Paul D. Beran

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

Word of mouth

Road would keep jobs in Alaska
Letter by Jim Healey

Road would keep jobs in Alaska
Letter by Jim Healey

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

Critics must recognize improvements
Professional marriage counselors often face a situation in which the repair of a couple's failing relationship is prevented because one side or the other believes that their partner does not truly understand the source of their pain.

ANWR a national treasure - for oil
With gasoline prices soaring to record levels, Alaska's two U.S. senators have introduced legislation to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge's 1.5 million-acre coastal plain to oil development.

Word of mouth

X-C Skiing

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.

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.

Sports in Juneau

Swingley to Alaskans: Nothing personal
NOME - Doug Swingley feels misunderstood.

Angoon boys beat Kake in battle of 2A leaders
Jason Frank scored 10 of his team-high 19 points in the second quarter as the Angoon boys basketball team defeated the Kake Thunderbirds 74-52 Tuesday night in Kake in a battle of Region V-Class 2A powers. The teams will play again tonight.

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.

Juneau girls get ready for regionals
At Wednesday's practice, the Juneau-Douglas girls basketball team ran a drill where they had to move the ball the length of the court with the score tied 50-50 and just seconds on the clock.

X-C Skiing

Swingley to Alaskans: Nothing personal
NOME - Doug Swingley feels misunderstood.

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.

Sports in Juneau

Juneau girls get ready for regionals
At Wednesday's practice, the Juneau-Douglas girls basketball team ran a drill where they had to move the ball the length of the court with the score tied 50-50 and just seconds on the clock.

Angoon boys beat Kake in battle of 2A leaders
Jason Frank scored 10 of his team-high 19 points in the second quarter as the Angoon boys basketball team defeated the Kake Thunderbirds 74-52 Tuesday night in Kake in a battle of Region V-Class 2A powers. The teams will play again tonight.

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