Monday, April 3, 2000

Clinton pushes for China trade
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - With the support of high-technology executives and moderate Democrats, President Clinton today pushed Congress to approve normal trade relations with China.

Clinton pushes for China trade
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - With the support of high-technology executives and moderate Democrats, President Clinton today pushed Congress to approve normal trade relations with China.

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Around town

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Obituaries
Eugene H. Black

Obituaries
Eugene H. Black

Inside out

Danger zones at our doorstep
Skiers, backcountry hikers and mountaineers get avalanched on. It comes with the territory. But, for a lot of Juneau residents, having a cup of coffee in the kitchen may also be part of that territory.

Inside out

Danger zones at our doorstep
Skiers, backcountry hikers and mountaineers get avalanched on. It comes with the territory. But, for a lot of Juneau residents, having a cup of coffee in the kitchen may also be part of that territory.

Advice from an expert
Avalanches are not isolated events. Their cycles are like salmon: When they are running there are lots of them, and when they aren't they aren't.

Advice from an expert
Avalanches are not isolated events. Their cycles are like salmon: When they are running there are lots of them, and when they aren't they aren't.

Legislative update
UPCOMING HEARINGS

Permafrost tunnel shows cross-sections of past for researchers
FAIRBANKS - A few miles north of Fairbanks stands what looks like a shack pushed back against a hill. Behind its front door dwells a distant past when saber-toothed tigers, mastodons and even camels roamed Alaska's Interior.

Airlines, cancer society team up to help patients
Racking up Alaska Airline miles and first-class upgrade certificates can be easy for frequent travelers. And it just got a lot easier to give them away - to the American Cancer Society.

State and local briefly

Winter was milder than usual
One of the mildest winters on record in Juneau turned to spring last month with an unusually warm, wet March.

U.S. Senate passes rural TV bill
ANCHORAGE - The U.S. Senate has approved a bill that would help pay for satellite delivery of local television and Internet service to rural areas.

NANA lodges state complaint against supporters of recall
KOTZEBUE - The Native regional corporation for Northwest Alaska has filed a complaint against dissident shareholders who tried to recall the corporation's board of directors.

COMTECH looking for a new convention organizer
Juneau's annual high-tech love fest is in a bit of trouble.

State and local briefly

Natives more at risk
Alaska Natives are hit harder than other state residents by health problems such as tobacco use and lack of leisure time exercise, according to a survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

NANA lodges state complaint against supporters of recall
KOTZEBUE - The Native regional corporation for Northwest Alaska has filed a complaint against dissident shareholders who tried to recall the corporation's board of directors.

More insurance coverage may be coming
Bills requiring insurance companies to cover diabetes treatment and early prostate cancer tests are a step closer to becoming law. Both passed the state House of Representatives this week.

COMTECH looking for a new convention organizer
Juneau's annual high-tech love fest is in a bit of trouble.

Legislative update
UPCOMING HEARINGS

Police and fire blotter

Getting a piece of McKinley on pile
Juneau resident Michael Orelove has a new goal in life: collecting a rock from the top of Mount McKinley.

Winter was milder than usual
One of the mildest winters on record in Juneau turned to spring last month with an unusually warm, wet March.

Session may end early
When the Easter Bunny comes to town, there may not be many legislators around.

Police and fire blotter

University struggles for funds
A Senate committee's proposal to fund the University of Alaska would force the school to eat inflationary costs. A House bill is more generous, but both plans leave some pay raises in limbo.

Alaska's already high child abuse rate doubles over decade
Tim Stewart, intake supervisor with the state Division of Family and Youth Services, serves on the front line of the war against child abuse.

University struggles for funds
A Senate committee's proposal to fund the University of Alaska would force the school to eat inflationary costs. A House bill is more generous, but both plans leave some pay raises in limbo.

Cuts weaken justice for poor
The scales of Alaska justice are moving toward imbalance, according to Rep. Beth Kerttula.

U.S. Senate passes rural TV bill
ANCHORAGE - The U.S. Senate has approved a bill that would help pay for satellite delivery of local television and Internet service to rural areas.

Juneau woman missing
State troopers are searching trails and the woods around Mount Juneau for a 50-year-old woman who walked away from a mental-health center Sunday night.

State and local briefly

Police and fire blotter

Session may end early
When the Easter Bunny comes to town, there may not be many legislators around.

Getting a piece of McKinley on pile
Juneau resident Michael Orelove has a new goal in life: collecting a rock from the top of Mount McKinley.

Natives more at risk
Alaska Natives are hit harder than other state residents by health problems such as tobacco use and lack of leisure time exercise, according to a survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

More insurance coverage may be coming
Bills requiring insurance companies to cover diabetes treatment and early prostate cancer tests are a step closer to becoming law. Both passed the state House of Representatives this week.

Permafrost tunnel shows cross-sections of past for researchers
FAIRBANKS - A few miles north of Fairbanks stands what looks like a shack pushed back against a hill. Behind its front door dwells a distant past when saber-toothed tigers, mastodons and even camels roamed Alaska's Interior.

Cuts weaken justice for poor
The scales of Alaska justice are moving toward imbalance, according to Rep. Beth Kerttula.

State and local briefly

Juneau woman missing
State troopers are searching trails and the woods around Mount Juneau for a 50-year-old woman who walked away from a mental-health center Sunday night.

Airlines, cancer society team up to help patients
Racking up Alaska Airline miles and first-class upgrade certificates can be easy for frequent travelers. And it just got a lot easier to give them away - to the American Cancer Society.

Police and fire blotter

Alaska's already high child abuse rate doubles over decade
Tim Stewart, intake supervisor with the state Division of Family and Youth Services, serves on the front line of the war against child abuse.

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Word of mouth

Support for Gov. Knowles
Letter by Bart Watson

Boiler backlog needs more attention
Issues raised in the article Boiler Backlog Remedy Explodes In Committee warrant more discussion.

Word of mouth

News of the Weird does not belong in Empire
Letter by Eupha Coleman

News of the Weird does not belong in Empire
Letter by Eupha Coleman

58 avalanche chutes
Letter by Katya Kirsch

Time to win your own bureaucracy
Unless you are hiding in a drain pipe, by now you should have received your census questionnaire from the federal government.

Alaska's golden goose
Letter by Shane Wirtz

Funding university invests in the future
An education is one of the most important gifts we can bestow on our children. It is our future because it is education that provides us with the tools to succeed. And it is those countries and states with the best education systems that are the most secure economically.

Funding university invests in the future
An education is one of the most important gifts we can bestow on our children. It is our future because it is education that provides us with the tools to succeed. And it is those countries and states with the best education systems that are the most secure economically.

Friends needed for Friends of the Flowers
Letter by Betty E. Marriott

Alaska's golden goose
Letter by Shane Wirtz

Support for Gov. Knowles
Letter by Bart Watson

Spread of gambling raises many concerns
The following editorial appeared in the Friday's edition of the Voice of The (Anchorage) Times:

Experts should make wolf decisions
Letter by Bud Womack

Experts should make wolf decisions
Letter by Bud Womack

Word of mouth

A solution to the ferry-road dispute
Letter by Rich Poor

Spread of gambling raises many concerns
The following editorial appeared in the Friday's edition of the Voice of The (Anchorage) Times:

Word of mouth

58 avalanche chutes
Letter by Katya Kirsch

Friends needed for Friends of the Flowers
Letter by Betty E. Marriott

Tax time, again
Letter by Kenn Magowan

Time to win your own bureaucracy
Unless you are hiding in a drain pipe, by now you should have received your census questionnaire from the federal government.

Boiler backlog needs more attention
Issues raised in the article Boiler Backlog Remedy Explodes In Committee warrant more discussion.

A solution to the ferry-road dispute
Letter by Rich Poor

Tax time, again
Letter by Kenn Magowan

Haines earns second B title
Championship teams hit the big shots at the right moments, and the Haines Merchants' performance Saturday in the Gold Medal Tournament's Mighty B Bracket title game was certainly a case of that.

Klawock women roll over Sitka
The Klawock-Prince of Wales women's team used speed, depth and more speed to wear down the Sitka-Daughters of the American Legion squad 67-40 for its second straight Millennial Women's Bracket championship Saturday in the Gold Medal Basketball Tournament.

Angoon boys claim 2A state hoops title
The Angoon boys basketball team claimed its first Class 2A state championship in team history Saturday at Service High School, knocking off Region V-Class 2A rival Kake 37-27 to get it.

Klawock women roll over Sitka
The Klawock-Prince of Wales women's team used speed, depth and more speed to wear down the Sitka-Daughters of the American Legion squad 67-40 for its second straight Millennial Women's Bracket championship Saturday in the Gold Medal Basketball Tournament.

Hoonah goes out as repeat champions
As the awards were being presented to the top Legendary C Bracket players from this year's Gold Medal Basketball Tournament, the crowd started chanting, ``One more year! One more year! One more year!''

Hoonah goes out as repeat champions
As the awards were being presented to the top Legendary C Bracket players from this year's Gold Medal Basketball Tournament, the crowd started chanting, ``One more year! One more year! One more year!''

Sitka wins A Bracket, again
For every shot the Juneau Arctic Lights missed during the Gold Medal Tournament-Showcase A Bracket championship game Saturday, it was one shot the Sitka American Legion team seemed to make.

Haines earns second B title
Championship teams hit the big shots at the right moments, and the Haines Merchants' performance Saturday in the Gold Medal Tournament's Mighty B Bracket title game was certainly a case of that.

Angoon boys claim 2A state hoops title
The Angoon boys basketball team claimed its first Class 2A state championship in team history Saturday at Service High School, knocking off Region V-Class 2A rival Kake 37-27 to get it.

Sitka wins A Bracket, again
For every shot the Juneau Arctic Lights missed during the Gold Medal Tournament-Showcase A Bracket championship game Saturday, it was one shot the Sitka American Legion team seemed to make.

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