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Wednesday, March 22, 2000

Around the clock
It's a record - again.

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

Business calendar

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

Briefly

Business calendar

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.

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 profile
Leah Davis, Owner of Kinetic Physical Therapy

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.

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.

Pet of the week
Zoe is a 3-year-old spayed female german sh

Around town

Outdoor season looms for many plants
Filling my lungs with the long awaited aroma of fres

Pet of the week
Zoe is a 3-year-old spayed female german sh

Outdoor season looms for many plants
Filling my lungs with the long awaited aroma of fres

Thank you...

Thank you...

Weddings and anniversaries
Sonny Mazon, Heidi Richards to marry

Briefly

Weddings and anniversaries
Sonny Mazon, Heidi Richards to marry

Around town

Around town

Briefly

Around town

Southeast hatcheries targeted for cuts

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

Law calls for cruise lines to report ship pollution
A bill that would require big cruise ships to report on the kinds and amounts of pollutants they're producing made its first legislative port of call Tuesday.

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

Bill gives legislators more time to review state labor contracts
State labor contracts would need to be negotiated and on lawmakers' desks earlier, under a bill that passed the Senate on Tuesday.

State and local briefly

Local Special Olympians may go to world games
Fourteen Juneau athletes won medals, many of them gold, at the 2001 Special Olympic World Winter pre-games in Anchorage.

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.

Man may have covered up hit-and-run, police say
Police now believe that what was reported as a hit-the-house-and-run incident was a cover-up.

Southeast hatcheries targeted for cuts

Teachers still face layoff risk
The Juneau School Board has approved a fully funded budget for next fiscal year that would maintain current staffing and class sizes. But it's not necessarily the final numbers.

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

Wait for abortion would be required
A woman could not just walk into a clinic and have an abortion, under a bill facing legislators.

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.

Police and fire blotter subhead:

Police and fire blotter

State and local briefly

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.

Law calls for cruise lines to report ship pollution
A bill that would require big cruise ships to report on the kinds and amounts of pollutants they're producing made its first legislative port of call Tuesday.

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

Bill gives legislators more time to review state labor contracts
State labor contracts would need to be negotiated and on lawmakers' desks earlier, under a bill that passed the Senate on Tuesday.

Activist arrested at BP site

Police and fire blotter subhead:

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.

Wait for abortion would be required
A woman could not just walk into a clinic and have an abortion, under a bill facing legislators.

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

Teachers still face layoff risk
The Juneau School Board has approved a fully funded budget for next fiscal year that would maintain current staffing and class sizes. But it's not necessarily the final numbers.

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.

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.

Activist arrested at BP site

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Local Special Olympians may go to world games
Fourteen Juneau athletes won medals, many of them gold, at the 2001 Special Olympic World Winter pre-games in Anchorage.

Man may have covered up hit-and-run, police say
Police now believe that what was reported as a hit-the-house-and-run incident was a cover-up.

Police and fire blotter

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.''

Patients' concerns not heard by assembly
Letter by Julie Reel

Word of mouth

Cruise monitoring needs solid data
Alaskans are concerned about how the cruise ship industry is impacting our air and water, and what the industry is doing to control and mitigate the wastes it creates. We need information. We need answers. We

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.

Planning how Juneau uses trails in the future
Last fall the Juneau Assembly requested that Trail Mix facilitate a process to evaluate commercial activity on the Juneau trail system. The group was asked to recommend to land management agencies and the assembly which trails should

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.

Questions about fire evacuations
Letter by Ken Dean

Word of mouth

Smith and Wesson takes positive step
Gun manufacturers have come under increasing pressure to develop measures aimed at improving gun safety. In fact, the Clinton administration, along with some states, have threatened to bring a national lawsuit against those companies unless they take such steps.

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

Word of mouth

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

Cruise monitoring needs solid data
Alaskans are concerned about how the cruise ship industry is impacting our air and water, and what the industry is doing to control and mitigate the wastes it creates. We need information. We need answers. We

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

Planning how Juneau uses trails in the future
Last fall the Juneau Assembly requested that Trail Mix facilitate a process to evaluate commercial activity on the Juneau trail system. The group was asked to recommend to land management agencies and the assembly which trails should

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.''

Questions about fire evacuations
Letter by Ken Dean

Smith and Wesson takes positive step
Gun manufacturers have come under increasing pressure to develop measures aimed at improving gun safety. In fact, the Clinton administration, along with some states, have threatened to bring a national lawsuit against those companies unless they take such steps.

Patients' concerns not heard by assembly
Letter by Julie Reel

Word of mouth

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

Duke stares into jaws of Gators' pressure
DURHAM, N.C. - Fifth-seeded Florida wants to run with No.1 Duke, because that's what Florida does. Florida presses and traps and throws alley-oops for 40 minutes, turning basketball into BillyBall, fourth-year coach Billy Donovan's preferred pace that is somewhere between fast break and fast forward.

Small schools tourney begins
The top-seeded Yakutat Eagles will play the Hydaburg Warriors in the opener of the Region V-Class 2A girls basketball tournament Thursday at Juneau-Douglas High School.

Small schools tourney begins
The top-seeded Yakutat Eagles will play the Hydaburg Warriors in the opener of the Region V-Class 2A girls basketball tournament Thursday at Juneau-Douglas High School.

Duke stares into jaws of Gators' pressure
DURHAM, N.C. - Fifth-seeded Florida wants to run with No.1 Duke, because that's what Florida does. Florida presses and traps and throws alley-oops for 40 minutes, turning basketball into BillyBall, fourth-year coach Billy Donovan's preferred pace that is somewhere between fast break and fast forward.

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