Sunday, March 19, 2000

Around town

Around town

Obituaries
Donald W. Korpela

Obituaries
Donald W. Korpela

'It all suddenly went away': Fire crimes take toll on lives
When Juneau's Channel Dive Center and Channel Marina went up in flames in 1996, Dive Center owner John Lachelt was devastated - financially and emotionally.

'It all suddenly went away': Fire crimes take toll on lives
When Juneau's Channel Dive Center and Channel Marina went up in flames in 1996, Dive Center owner John Lachelt was devastated - financially and emotionally.

Arson: A hard crime to identify and solve
Being suspicious is part of Randy Waters' job.

Inside out

Arson: A hard crime to identify and solve
Being suspicious is part of Randy Waters' job.

Inside out

Juneau boys win title
Carlos Boozer may be staring at Duke instead of Juneau, but the Crimson Bears boys basketball team still knows how to win without the former star.

House OKs budget
It's ahead of schedule and smaller than last year's budget bill. But before it was approved in the House, it drew fire from Democrats who said the spending plan was blind to Alaska's future.

Solution for PCE proves elusive
The future of a program that keeps electric rates reasonable in the Bush is looking dimmer as the Legislature moves into the second half of this year's session.

Who's the biggest clown at the Capitol?
Those who consider the Legislature a circus can now pick their cast of characters for the center ring. So far the elephants are the main attraction, but the ringmaster is hearing some boos.

Rescue drill at Sandy Beach
Search and rescue teams are taking over Sandy Beach today.

Police and fire blotter

Rescue drill at Sandy Beach
Search and rescue teams are taking over Sandy Beach today.

Juneau boys win title
Carlos Boozer may be staring at Duke instead of Juneau, but the Crimson Bears boys basketball team still knows how to win without the former star.

Splat! Guns, paint add up to a ball
Four teen-age boys aimed guns at each other Saturday morning at Sandy Beach and shot without remorse.

Legislative update

Solution for PCE proves elusive
The future of a program that keeps electric rates reasonable in the Bush is looking dimmer as the Legislature moves into the second half of this year's session.

Fewer herring expected in Togiak district
DILLINGHAM - State fisheries officials are predicting that fewer herring will return to the Togiak area this year compared to 1999.

House OKs budget
It's ahead of schedule and smaller than last year's budget bill. But before it was approved in the House, it drew fire from Democrats who said the spending plan was blind to Alaska's future.

Who's the biggest clown at the Capitol?
Those who consider the Legislature a circus can now pick their cast of characters for the center ring. So far the elephants are the main attraction, but the ringmaster is hearing some boos.

Splat! Guns, paint add up to a ball
Four teen-age boys aimed guns at each other Saturday morning at Sandy Beach and shot without remorse.

Fewer herring expected in Togiak district
DILLINGHAM - State fisheries officials are predicting that fewer herring will return to the Togiak area this year compared to 1999.

Legislative update

Police and fire blotter

Moe from Mars, Grant from Venus
oday's topic was suggested by a reader named Richard from El Paso, Texas, who wrote a letter asking: ``How do you obtain a sense of humor? I am more seriously inclined, and I understand that women really love a man with a sense of humor. . . My main concern is how to apply it in everyday conversation to impress women.''

New college savings law a needed benefit
Next to a mortgage, a child's future college education is probably the most expensive item facing a family. Tuition for higher education continues to rise at an alarming rate, often several times the rate of inflation.

Moe from Mars, Grant from Venus
oday's topic was suggested by a reader named Richard from El Paso, Texas, who wrote a letter asking: ``How do you obtain a sense of humor? I am more seriously inclined, and I understand that women really love a man with a sense of humor. . . My main concern is how to apply it in everyday conversation to impress women.''

New college savings law a needed benefit
Next to a mortgage, a child's future college education is probably the most expensive item facing a family. Tuition for higher education continues to rise at an alarming rate, often several times the rate of inflation.

Churchill dumped, but wolves remain
As many Alaskans may attest, Bob Churchill was widely recognized as an imminently fair-minded and even-handed member of the Board of Game. But he agreed wolf control near

Churchill dumped, but wolves remain
As many Alaskans may attest, Bob Churchill was widely recognized as an imminently fair-minded and even-handed member of the Board of Game. But he agreed wolf control near

Word of mouth

Word of mouth

Juneau rallies for SE crown
KETCHIKAN - The Juneau-Douglas boys basketball team dodged a bullet Saturday night, holding off a tough Wrangell Wolves team 69-54 to win the Southeast Championship at Ketchikan High School's Clarke Cochrane Arena.

Kayhi cans Juneau's title hopes
KETCHIKAN -- This was not the ending the Juneau-Douglas girls basketball team pictured when they opened the 1999-2000 season.

Bears make it 8 straight
KETCHIKAN -- Earlier this season, when it seemed like half of the Juneau-Douglas boys basketball players were injured, the Crimson Bears suffered in the paint.

Kayhi cans Juneau's title hopes
KETCHIKAN -- This was not the ending the Juneau-Douglas girls basketball team pictured when they opened the 1999-2000 season.

Mt. Edgecumbe victorious
KETCHIKAN - Early in Friday nights Region V-Class 3A championship game, Mount Edgecumbe's Adrienne Taalak dove after a loose ball and crashed into a chair, cutting her right hand in between the second and third fingers.

Mt. Edgecumbe victorious
KETCHIKAN - Early in Friday nights Region V-Class 3A championship game, Mount Edgecumbe's Adrienne Taalak dove after a loose ball and crashed into a chair, cutting her right hand in between the second and third fingers.

Bears make it 8 straight
KETCHIKAN -- Earlier this season, when it seemed like half of the Juneau-Douglas boys basketball players were injured, the Crimson Bears suffered in the paint.

Juneau rallies for SE crown
KETCHIKAN - The Juneau-Douglas boys basketball team dodged a bullet Saturday night, holding off a tough Wrangell Wolves team 69-54 to win the Southeast Championship at Ketchikan High School's Clarke Cochrane Arena.

Wrangell boys win 3A title
KETCHIKAN -- When he entered the Region V-Class 3A boys basketball tournament, Wrangell's Graham Gablehouse was a solid, if unspectacular center who'd give the Wolves about nine points and eight rebounds a game.

Wrangell boys win 3A title
KETCHIKAN -- When he entered the Region V-Class 3A boys basketball tournament, Wrangell's Graham Gablehouse was a solid, if unspectacular center who'd give the Wolves about nine points and eight rebounds a game.

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