Tuesday, March 21, 2000

Entrepreneurs turn inedible delectables into cottage industry
Donna McMullin's kitchen always smells good, a mouthwatering mixture of spices, herbs and fruits.

Cruise rep warns of Haines boycott
Kirby Day says he didn't know what he was getting into, but he has tossed a live grenade into the volatile world of Haines tourism politics.

Business profile
Leah Davis, Owner of Kinetic Physical Therapy

Entrepreneurs turn inedible delectables into cottage industry
Donna McMullin's kitchen always smells good, a mouthwatering mixture of spices, herbs and fruits.

Business profile
Leah Davis, Owner of Kinetic Physical Therapy

Business calendar

Business calendar

Briefly

Around the clock
It's a record - again.

Around the clock
It's a record - again.

Cruise rep warns of Haines boycott
Kirby Day says he didn't know what he was getting into, but he has tossed a live grenade into the volatile world of Haines tourism politics.

Briefly

Federal agency declares Canada lynx threatened
DENVER (AP) - The Fish and Wildlife Service has declared the Canada lynx, a nocturnal, tuft-eared animal so secretive that biologists had a tough time studying it, a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act.

Buchanan files complaint to get into debates
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Reform Party and Patrick Buchanan are demanding to be included in the presidential debates, saying the major political parties are conspiring to rob the third party of any chance to win the White House.

Federal agency declares Canada lynx threatened
DENVER (AP) - The Fish and Wildlife Service has declared the Canada lynx, a nocturnal, tuft-eared animal so secretive that biologists had a tough time studying it, a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act.

Buchanan files complaint to get into debates
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Reform Party and Patrick Buchanan are demanding to be included in the presidential debates, saying the major political parties are conspiring to rob the third party of any chance to win the White House.

Around town

Around town

Around town

Around town

Injured infant's parent's arrested for felony assault
ANCHORAGE - A Fort Richardson couple has been charged with injuring their infant boy so extensively that he was left in a vegetative condition permanently.

Plan to pay out $25,000 rolls ahead
The measure that would mean a $25,000 check for every Alaskan moved out of its first legislative committee Monday.

Car bend collapsing into river
For decades, junked cars have stabilized a portion of the bank of the Mendenhall River. But lately, the cars are starting to float.

Rosier to head Outdoor Council
FAIRBANKS - Carl Rosier of Juneau has been named president of the Alaska Outdoor Council, the state's largest hunting and fishing organization.

Villagers ask unions for help
FAIRBANKS - A half-dozen Yukon-Koyukuk area tribal councils anxious to have their people better trained, better paid and given more work have signed a deal boosting the presence of organized labor in their villages.

Airline calls for safety audit
SEATTLE - Alaska Airlines' chief executive officer says he will get outside safety experts to audit the airline following reports that Seattle mechanics said they were pressured to cut corners on maintenance.

Rosier to head Outdoor Council
FAIRBANKS - Carl Rosier of Juneau has been named president of the Alaska Outdoor Council, the state's largest hunting and fishing organization.

Police and fire blotter

State and local briefly

Boiler backlog remedy explodes in committee
A proposed fix to a backlog in boiler inspections blew up Monday.

Fiscal fix has 3 legs
A group of lawmakers, six Republicans and a Democrat, announced their version of a long-range fiscal plan today.

State and local briefly

Law would give diabetes victims better coverage
Chris Holzworth will have to think carefully about what kind of job he takes once he leaves home.

Learning the science of survival
ANCHORAGE - On a recent wintry afternoon, 18 men and women gathered at an indoor pool to learn skills they hoped they'd never need.

Police and fire blotter

Chitina dipnet fishing fees to increase
FAIRBANKS - Dipnetters who want to take red salmon from the Copper River will have to dip deeper into their pockets this summer.

What to put in new high school
Should Juneau's proposed new high school have auto and wood shops, an indoor track, a drama classroom and security cameras?

Activist arrested at BP site

Road, ferry choice riles residents of King Cove
ANCHORAGE - A battle appears to be shaping up again over a road-ferry option from King Cove to Cold Bay, on the Alaska Peninsula.

Southeast hatcheries targeted for cuts

Police charge woman in made-up kidnapping
FAIRBANKS - Police arrested a 19-year-old Fairbanks woman Saturday for filing a phony report claiming two unknown assailants kidnapped, attempted to rape and threatened to kill her Friday night after she got off work.

Plan to pay out $25,000 rolls ahead
The measure that would mean a $25,000 check for every Alaskan moved out of its first legislative committee Monday.

Iditarod Trail sheds new light on 'endurance' for bicyclist
NOME - Endurance cyclist Pat Norwil met his match on the 1,100-mile Iditarod Trail.

Iditarod Trail sheds new light on 'endurance' for bicyclist
NOME - Endurance cyclist Pat Norwil met his match on the 1,100-mile Iditarod Trail.

Assembly OKs Land swap despite Douglas protests
The Douglas land swap was approved Monday night, but

What to put in new high school
Should Juneau's proposed new high school have auto and wood shops, an indoor track, a drama classroom and security cameras?

Car bend collapsing into river
For decades, junked cars have stabilized a portion of the bank of the Mendenhall River. But lately, the cars are starting to float.

School program aims to steer more toward universities
As the slides flickered on the screen - of local college students in the lab, hanging out in the dorm, playing volleyball - did the middle school students, many of them Native, imagine themselves in the photos?

Road, ferry choice riles residents of King Cove
ANCHORAGE - A battle appears to be shaping up again over a road-ferry option from King Cove to Cold Bay, on the Alaska Peninsula.

Villagers ask unions for help
FAIRBANKS - A half-dozen Yukon-Koyukuk area tribal councils anxious to have their people better trained, better paid and given more work have signed a deal boosting the presence of organized labor in their villages.

State and local briefly

Airline calls for safety audit
SEATTLE - Alaska Airlines' chief executive officer says he will get outside safety experts to audit the airline following reports that Seattle mechanics said they were pressured to cut corners on maintenance.

Sgt. loses career over anthrax shot
ANCHORAGE - Refusing to take the anthrax vaccine has cost a former noncommissioned officer at Elmendorf Air Force Base his military career.

Police and fire blotter

Police charge woman in made-up kidnapping
FAIRBANKS - Police arrested a 19-year-old Fairbanks woman Saturday for filing a phony report claiming two unknown assailants kidnapped, attempted to rape and threatened to kill her Friday night after she got off work.

Boiler backlog remedy explodes in committee
A proposed fix to a backlog in boiler inspections blew up Monday.

School program aims to steer more toward universities
As the slides flickered on the screen - of local college students in the lab, hanging out in the dorm, playing volleyball - did the middle school students, many of them Native, imagine themselves in the photos?

Chitina dipnet fishing fees to increase
FAIRBANKS - Dipnetters who want to take red salmon from the Copper River will have to dip deeper into their pockets this summer.

Law would give diabetes victims better coverage
Chris Holzworth will have to think carefully about what kind of job he takes once he leaves home.

State and local briefly

Injured infant's parent's arrested for felony assault
ANCHORAGE - A Fort Richardson couple has been charged with injuring their infant boy so extensively that he was left in a vegetative condition permanently.

Learning the science of survival
ANCHORAGE - On a recent wintry afternoon, 18 men and women gathered at an indoor pool to learn skills they hoped they'd never need.

Police and fire blotter

Activist arrested at BP site

Southeast hatcheries targeted for cuts

Fiscal fix has 3 legs
A group of lawmakers, six Republicans and a Democrat, announced their version of a long-range fiscal plan today.

Assembly OKs Land swap despite Douglas protests
The Douglas land swap was approved Monday night, but

Sgt. loses career over anthrax shot
ANCHORAGE - Refusing to take the anthrax vaccine has cost a former noncommissioned officer at Elmendorf Air Force Base his military career.

Phillips' purchase of Arco is a great relief
he following editorial appeared in Friday's Fairbanks Daily News-Miner:

The line between diversity and apathy
On one of my very first ventures out of the newsroom and into the green room, a young production assistant handed me a form describing me as ``The Talent.''

Support for fast ferry proposal
Letter by Cliff Lobaugh

Mackie plan should pay $50,000
Letter by Robert F. Nesvick Jr.

City program cuts will impact Juneau
My role in the changes taking place in the city of Juneau's Health and Social Services Division is small and uncertain. I have been acting administrator/clinical services supervisor at Juneau Recovery Hospital since Dec. 6.

Patients' concerns not heard by assembly
Letter by Julie Reel

Word of mouth

Word of mouth

Clarification on logging practices
Letter by Tim Bristol

The line between diversity and apathy
On one of my very first ventures out of the newsroom and into the green room, a young production assistant handed me a form describing me as ``The Talent.''

Word of mouth

Applause for `House of Blue Leaves'
Letter by Sybil Davis

Back to gimmicks
The following editorial appeared in today's Washington Post: To create the illusion of having met last year's budget targets, Congress made heavy use of gimmicks called timing changes. Instead of cutting spending, it deferred billions from fiscal 2000 to fiscal 2001.

Back to gimmicks
The following editorial appeared in today's Washington Post: To create the illusion of having met last year's budget targets, Congress made heavy use of gimmicks called timing changes. Instead of cutting spending, it deferred billions from fiscal 2000 to fiscal 2001.

Clarification on logging practices
Letter by Tim Bristol

Mackie plan should pay $50,000
Letter by Robert F. Nesvick Jr.

City program cuts will impact Juneau
My role in the changes taking place in the city of Juneau's Health and Social Services Division is small and uncertain. I have been acting administrator/clinical services supervisor at Juneau Recovery Hospital since Dec. 6.

Patients' concerns not heard by assembly
Letter by Julie Reel

Phillips' purchase of Arco is a great relief
he following editorial appeared in Friday's Fairbanks Daily News-Miner:

Word of mouth

Applause for `House of Blue Leaves'
Letter by Sybil Davis

Support for fast ferry proposal
Letter by Cliff Lobaugh

Boozer saves day for Duke
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - It was hard enough for Duke's Blue Devils to hold off Kansas. The public address announcer at Lawrence Joel Coliseum didn't make the job any easier.

Duke immune to upset epidemic
If Bracketville, U.S.A., has a Heartbreak Hotel, the Kansas Jayhawks should have racked up enough bonus points by now for a trip around the world.

Boozer saves day for Duke
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - It was hard enough for Duke's Blue Devils to hold off Kansas. The public address announcer at Lawrence Joel Coliseum didn't make the job any easier.

Duke immune to upset epidemic
If Bracketville, U.S.A., has a Heartbreak Hotel, the Kansas Jayhawks should have racked up enough bonus points by now for a trip around the world.

Swingley cleans up in Iditarod banquet
NOME - Champion Doug Swingley of Lincoln, Mont., was handed his first-place check for $60,000 and the keys to a new pickup truck during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race mushers' banquet here over the weekend.

Swingley cleans up in Iditarod banquet
NOME - Champion Doug Swingley of Lincoln, Mont., was handed his first-place check for $60,000 and the keys to a new pickup truck during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race mushers' banquet here over the weekend.

Juneau boys draw Wasilla in state opener
The Juneau-Douglas boys basketball team will open the 2000 Class 4A state tournament against the Wasilla Warriors at 5:35 p.m. Thursday at Sullivan Arena in Anchorage.

Juneau boys draw Wasilla in state opener
The Juneau-Douglas boys basketball team will open the 2000 Class 4A state tournament against the Wasilla Warriors at 5:35 p.m. Thursday at Sullivan Arena in Anchorage.

CONTACT US

  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2230
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback

ADVERTISING

SUBSCRIBER SERVICES

SOCIAL NETWORKING