Saturday, April 1, 2000

6-year-old boy testifies he didn't shoot first-grade classmate
FLINT, Mich. (AP) - A 6-year-old boy accused of fatally shooting a classmate had to be coaxed to the witness stand today to testify about the man charged with involuntary manslaughter because of a carelessly stored gun in their home. The boy said he didn't shoot the girl.

6-year-old boy testifies he didn't shoot first-grade classmate
FLINT, Mich. (AP) - A 6-year-old boy accused of fatally shooting a classmate had to be coaxed to the witness stand today to testify about the man charged with involuntary manslaughter because of a carelessly stored gun in their home. The boy said he didn't shoot the girl.

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'Getting ahead' is not the same as success
For much of my family's growing up years I spent a good share of my time involved in ``getting ahead.'' I worked long hours for employers with the objective of earning their trust and approval in the hope of promotions and the increased income they would bring to my family. At least that was that I rationalized to myself that I was doing.

Obituaries
Charles H. Parr

FYI

Southeast military performs exercise
Northern Edge 2000 is the premier joint military training exercise held in Alaska annually and tests the metal of each service in it's respective way. Some 3,000 service personnel representing all branches of the Armed Forces participate during the two weeks of training.

Southeast military performs exercise
Northern Edge 2000 is the premier joint military training exercise held in Alaska annually and tests the metal of each service in it's respective way. Some 3,000 service personnel representing all branches of the Armed Forces participate during the two weeks of training.

'Getting ahead' is not the same as success
For much of my family's growing up years I spent a good share of my time involved in ``getting ahead.'' I worked long hours for employers with the objective of earning their trust and approval in the hope of promotions and the increased income they would bring to my family. At least that was that I rationalized to myself that I was doing.

Around town

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Thank you . . .

Obituaries
Charles H. Parr

Thank you . . .

Around town

FYI

Governor ups ante in Exxon case
Gov. Tony Knowles has warned Exxon Mobil Corp. it might not get state leases for North Slope oil and gas operations even if Exxon acquires assets of Atlantic Richfield.

Amerigas reversed its stand against Iditarod sponsorship
FAIRBANKS - After a push from the Alaska Legislature, the nation's largest propane company has dropped its opposition to sponsorship of Iditarod musher Ramy Brooks by a Fairbanks affiliate.

Fireman charged after hitting home
The Coast Guard firefighter who drove a vehicle into a Coast Guard residence earlier this month has been charged by the Juneau Police Department.

Fireman charged after hitting home
The Coast Guard firefighter who drove a vehicle into a Coast Guard residence earlier this month has been charged by the Juneau Police Department.

State and local briefly

Governor ups ante in Exxon case
Gov. Tony Knowles has warned Exxon Mobil Corp. it might not get state leases for North Slope oil and gas operations even if Exxon acquires assets of Atlantic Richfield.

Agreement prevents port strike
ANCHORAGE - A longshoremen's strike in Alaska was averted, at least temporarily, by a tentative agreement reached Thursday night in Anchorage.

Millions may be spent to help kids pass exit exam of 2002
Schools would receive extra money next year to ready their kids to pass a new graduation test under a Senate Finance Committee proposal.

King of the trail helps preserve Juneau's paths
James King was hiking before he could even walk well.

King of the trail helps preserve Juneau's paths
James King was hiking before he could even walk well.

Millions may be spent to help kids pass exit exam of 2002
Schools would receive extra money next year to ready their kids to pass a new graduation test under a Senate Finance Committee proposal.

State and local briefly

Agreement prevents port strike
ANCHORAGE - A longshoremen's strike in Alaska was averted, at least temporarily, by a tentative agreement reached Thursday night in Anchorage.

Police and fire blotter

Amerigas reversed its stand against Iditarod sponsorship
FAIRBANKS - After a push from the Alaska Legislature, the nation's largest propane company has dropped its opposition to sponsorship of Iditarod musher Ramy Brooks by a Fairbanks affiliate.

Police and fire blotter

Word of mouth

Word of mouth

Wildlife refuge is a treasure to preserve
Letter By Michael A. Johnson

Alaska's state on Internet taxation
Later this month Congress will hear an important report from the Internet Tax Commission. The issue is whether sales on the Internet should be subject to taxation. Alaska has no sales tax, but we may be more affected by these discussions than most other states.

Sound fiscal plan is needed for state
Letter by Rosalee T. Walker

It's time for Exxon to pay up and wise up
Somebody needs to teach Exxon-Mobil a lesson in public relations.

Sound fiscal plan is needed for state
Letter by Rosalee T. Walker

Wildlife refuge is a treasure to preserve
Letter By Michael A. Johnson

Alaska's state on Internet taxation
Later this month Congress will hear an important report from the Internet Tax Commission. The issue is whether sales on the Internet should be subject to taxation. Alaska has no sales tax, but we may be more affected by these discussions than most other states.

Children can't wait
Letter by Joy Lyon

Thanks, but no thanks, Sen. Mackie
Letter by John J. Schnabel

Children can't wait
Letter by Joy Lyon

Thanks, but no thanks, Sen. Mackie
Letter by John J. Schnabel

It's time for Exxon to pay up and wise up
Somebody needs to teach Exxon-Mobil a lesson in public relations.

Klukwan stays alive
The Klukwan Chilkats used a balanced scoring attack Thursday to stay alive in the Legendary C Bracket of the Gold Medal Basketball Tournament.

Angoon, Kake boys win state openers
The Kake Thunderbirds upset the top small schools team in the state's poll Thursday as they opened play in the Class 2A boys state basketball tournament at Service High School in Anchorage.

Sitka honors fallen friend
It seemed like Sitka American Legion dove a little harder for each loose ball, crashed the boards with a little more intensity, and hustled up and down the court with a little more gusto in its 84-64 victory over Tabby's Arctic Lights in Gold Medal Tournament action Thursday at Juneau-Douglas High School.

Klawock beats injury-depleted Juneau women
The Juneau-D.K. Mining team knew it would have problems with its depth during the Gold Medal Basketball Tournament.

Klawock beats injury-depleted Juneau women
The Juneau-D.K. Mining team knew it would have problems with its depth during the Gold Medal Basketball Tournament.

Klukwan stays alive
The Klukwan Chilkats used a balanced scoring attack Thursday to stay alive in the Legendary C Bracket of the Gold Medal Basketball Tournament.

Kake makes B Bracket finale, again
Kake Tlingit Heat advanced to the B bracket championship for the second time in three years with a 103-84 defeat of Hoonah Thursday night.

Kake makes B Bracket finale, again
Kake Tlingit Heat advanced to the B bracket championship for the second time in three years with a 103-84 defeat of Hoonah Thursday night.

Angoon, Kake boys win state openers
The Kake Thunderbirds upset the top small schools team in the state's poll Thursday as they opened play in the Class 2A boys state basketball tournament at Service High School in Anchorage.

Sitka honors fallen friend
It seemed like Sitka American Legion dove a little harder for each loose ball, crashed the boards with a little more intensity, and hustled up and down the court with a little more gusto in its 84-64 victory over Tabby's Arctic Lights in Gold Medal Tournament action Thursday at Juneau-Douglas High School.

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