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Posted: Sunday, March 17, 2002

Music students offer concerts

JUNEAU - The Juneau-Douglas High School music programs will offer two concerts this week.

On Tuesday, the JDHS choirs and orchestras will perform at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Orchestra teacher Julia Bastuscheck said one highlight will be a performance of Schubert's Mass in G that combines the chamber orchestra and the concert choir.

The JDHS bands will take the auditorium stage at 7 p.m. Thursday. Band teacher Ken Guiher said the performance will include a variety of works, including pieces being prepared for this spring's Southeast Alaska Music Festival.

Admission to both shows is free, but donations are appreciated.

City receives bids for ice rink

JUNEAU - The low bid to build the Treadwell Arena, an ice rink in Savikko Park in Douglas, is within the city's budget for the nearly 29,000-square-foot building. The city opened bids Friday afternoon.

Coogan Construction of Juneau submitted the lowest base bid, at $1,989,000, followed by North Pacific Erectors of Douglas at $2,076,232, and Triplette Construction of Juneau at $2,197,311.

Bidders will have until the close of business Monday to protest the results. The Juneau Assembly, which is required to take the lowest base bid, is scheduled to award the contract Monday.

The work is expected to be complete by November. Funding comes from the city, grants and the Douglas Fourth of July Committee.

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