Sunday, March 25, 2001

Obituaries

Obituaries

Around Town

Around Town

Tapping the tourist dollar
Robyn Marriott has spent nearly a decade honing the art of fusing glass to make plates, jewelry and other glassware. Several years ago it was just a hobby, but she wondered if tourists would buy her products.

Tapping the tourist dollar
Robyn Marriott has spent nearly a decade honing the art of fusing glass to make plates, jewelry and other glassware. Several years ago it was just a hobby, but she wondered if tourists would buy her products.

Local Gathering of the Tribes slated for July
When Garfield Katasse scanned the audience at The Gathering of the Tribes Pow Wow last September he liked what he saw.

Juneau firefighters donate engine
Capital City Fire & Rescue has donated a fire truck to Delta Junction to replace an engine lost in a March 7 accident.

The bruins are coming! The bruins are coming!
A recent "Prairie Home Companion" radio show had a joke about the difference between black bear dung and brown bear dung: the black bear dung is small and contains berries; grizzly dung has lots of bells in it and smells like pepper spray.

Bear committee pushes proposals
Winter is barely over, yet local biologists already are hearing reports of black bears returning to familiar haunts: The back yards and alleys that held the promise of garbage before.

Ketchikan voters weigh head tax issue
KETCHIKAN - When Ketchikan residents go to the polls next week, they'll see a familiar Southeast Alaska issue on the ballot.

Correction

Ketchikan voters weigh head tax issue
KETCHIKAN - When Ketchikan residents go to the polls next week, they'll see a familiar Southeast Alaska issue on the ballot.

Police and Fire
Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported...

Local Gathering of the Tribes slated for July
When Garfield Katasse scanned the audience at The Gathering of the Tribes Pow Wow last September he liked what he saw.

Juneau firefighters donate engine
Capital City Fire & Rescue has donated a fire truck to Delta Junction to replace an engine lost in a March 7 accident.

Correction

Police and Fire
Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported...

The bruins are coming! The bruins are coming!
A recent "Prairie Home Companion" radio show had a joke about the difference between black bear dung and brown bear dung: the black bear dung is small and contains berries; grizzly dung has lots of bells in it and smells like pepper spray.

Bear committee pushes proposals
Winter is barely over, yet local biologists already are hearing reports of black bears returning to familiar haunts: The back yards and alleys that held the promise of garbage before.

Exit exam fairness

It's time to say 'the road stops here'
"I guess all land is precious, but the part that the people uniformly would not want to spoil, will not be despoiled." - President Bush, March 13, 2001 from a press statement on the Roadless Area Conservation Rule. This comment was tailored to answer the more than 1.6 million people who responded, 96 percent in favor of the rule, in over 600 public meetings over a three-year period.

Exit exam fairness

It's time to say 'the road stops here'
"I guess all land is precious, but the part that the people uniformly would not want to spoil, will not be despoiled." - President Bush, March 13, 2001 from a press statement on the Roadless Area Conservation Rule. This comment was tailored to answer the more than 1.6 million people who responded, 96 percent in favor of the rule, in over 600 public meetings over a three-year period.

Governor's 'must have' bill in limbo
Prospects for cruise ship legislation remain uncertain after the unveiling of a citizen initiative to impose a $75 head tax on the industry.

Multitasking vs. an entire Bette Davis movie
In the office, there always has been an employee evaluation criteria about making good use of your time. Each year you had to try to convince your boss that the rubber band target competitions you set up were a team-building exercise and that the paper clip chains you made were a choking hazard mitigation and an example of personal initiative.

Governor's 'must have' bill in limbo
Prospects for cruise ship legislation remain uncertain after the unveiling of a citizen initiative to impose a $75 head tax on the industry.

Multitasking vs. an entire Bette Davis movie
In the office, there always has been an employee evaluation criteria about making good use of your time. Each year you had to try to convince your boss that the rubber band target competitions you set up were a team-building exercise and that the paper clip chains you made were a choking hazard mitigation and an example of personal initiative.

Angoon, Kake win state berths
After losing four key players from last year's region and state championship teams, the Angoon High School boys basketball team knew there were going to be some big shoes to fill as the Eagles entered the season.

Angoon, Kake win state berths
The Kake High School girls basketball team will be making another trip to the state tournament at Service High School in Anchorage next weekend.

Let the games begin
When the Hoonah Old Timers claimed their second straight championship in the Legendary C Bracket of the Gold Medal Basketball Tournament last year, it was the passing of an era.

Slalom skiers Puckett and Schlopy share super-G title
WHITEFISH, Mont. -- Slalom specialists Casey Puckett and Erik Schlopy showed they also can win a speed race, sharing victory in the men's super-G Saturday at the U.S. Alpine nationals.

Wrangell tops Craig for third at 3A state
Brad Angerman scored 34 points and grabbed 17 rebounds Saturday as the Wrangell Wolves claimed third place at the boys Class 3A state basketball tournament with a 79-66 victory over the Craig Panthers at Anchorage's Sullivan Arena.

Slalom skiers Puckett and Schlopy share super-G title
WHITEFISH, Mont. -- Slalom specialists Casey Puckett and Erik Schlopy showed they also can win a speed race, sharing victory in the men's super-G Saturday at the U.S. Alpine nationals.

Sports in Juneau

Sports in Juneau

Duke, Maryland head to Final Four
PHILADELPHIA -- It has been a long year, waiting, watching, working. A year ago, as Michigan State won the national title by outrunning Florida, the Duke basketball players vowed that this season would end differently.

Let the games begin
When the Hoonah Old Timers claimed their second straight championship in the Legendary C Bracket of the Gold Medal Basketball Tournament last year, it was the passing of an era.

Angoon, Kake win state berths
After losing four key players from last year's region and state championship teams, the Angoon High School boys basketball team knew there were going to be some big shoes to fill as the Eagles entered the season.

Duke, Maryland head to Final Four
PHILADELPHIA -- It has been a long year, waiting, watching, working. A year ago, as Michigan State won the national title by outrunning Florida, the Duke basketball players vowed that this season would end differently.

Angoon, Kake win state berths
The Kake High School girls basketball team will be making another trip to the state tournament at Service High School in Anchorage next weekend.

Wrangell tops Craig for third at 3A state
Brad Angerman scored 34 points and grabbed 17 rebounds Saturday as the Wrangell Wolves claimed third place at the boys Class 3A state basketball tournament with a 79-66 victory over the Craig Panthers at Anchorage's Sullivan Arena.

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