Posted: Friday, March 16, 2001

Subsistence regs available

The Federal Subsistence Board announces the availability of the 2001-02 "Subsistence Management Regulations for the Harvest of Fish and Shellfish on Federal Public Lands and Waters in Alaska" booklets. They are available on the Office of Subsistence Management's web site at

Horseback riding class

The Tongass Alaska Girl Scout Council in conjunction with Swampy Acres will be conducting a Spring Break horseback riding class. Classes will be held from Tuesday, March 26, through Friday, March 30. The class times are 2-4 p.m. or 4-6 p.m. The classes are open to all girls age 6 and older. The cost is $100 for registered Girl Scouts and $107 for new members. Please contact the Girl Scouts at 586-1710 for information or to register.

Volunteer coaches needed

The Juneau Youth Football League is looking for volunteer coaches for its youth cheerleading programs. Training and support will be provided.

If interested, call Christy at 364-3171.

Strong boys with rakes, shovels, pails, etc.

The Juneau Youth Football League Crimson Bears Football Team is offering its annual chorebusters service.

Reserve early for yard work, general cleaning or other small jobs. Call Coach Reilly Richey at 789-4361 for information and to make chorebuster reservations.

Children's art club is looking for members

The Big Dipper Northern Colors Fine Arts 4-H Club is recruiting up to eight new members from age eight to 18.

The club meets every Tuesday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Floyd Dryden Middle School. Members are introduced to new art mediums and will be creating original art work at each meeting. Meetings will run through the end of October. If there is sufficient interest, a Wednesday night meeting may also be started.

Start-up costs are $23 per child and then $5 per meeting unless otherwise stated.

For details, call Bobbi Epperly at 790-2787 (work) or 789-5659 (evenings).

Girl Scouts out and about

Girl Scouts will be learning business and communication skills on Saturday, March 17, by selling cookies at the following locations: The Mendenhall Mall, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; A&P, noon to 3 p.m.; Super K, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Blockbuster Video in the valley, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. On Sunday, March 18, a troop will have cookies for sale at the Nugget Mall from noon to 4 p.m.

Washington interns

Alaska high school seniors interested in working in the nation's capital and learning about the operations of Congress are encouraged to apply for this summer's annual intern program, sponsored by Sen. Frank Murkowski.

Murkowski is looking for 20 independent and mature graduating high school seniors who can take the initiative to make the most of their time in Washington, D.C.

Students are invited to apply for openings in either of two four-week sessions. Interns perform a variety of administrative and legislative duties in the senator's Washington office. At the same time, they get to attend lectures by prominent government officials, shadow the senator during his daily routine, and participate in tours and social events.

The sessions run from June 2 to June 30 and from July 7 to August 4. Interns will be housed in the dorms of George Washington University in northwest D.C., a short subway ride to the Capitol.

Students can pick up applications at their high school guidance counselor or principal's office or can contact the senator's office in Juneau or Washington. Applicants with questions should call Chris Eyler in Washington at 202-224-6665.

Information and applications are also available at the senator's web site: http//

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