Tuesday, April 11, 2000

On the move

Bars open the door to new liquor investigator
Some bar owners say they welcome the presence of a state liquor investigator in Juneau.

Bars open the door to new liquor investigator
Some bar owners say they welcome the presence of a state liquor investigator in Juneau.

Business profile
Doctor Emily Kane, Natural Healthcare

A growing Southeaster
There's no road linking the communities of Southeast Alaska.

On the move

Business profile
Doctor Emily Kane, Natural Healthcare

A growing Southeaster
There's no road linking the communities of Southeast Alaska.

Around the clock
Southeast's economy bounced back a little last year, recovering some of the jobs it lost in 1998.

Around the clock
Southeast's economy bounced back a little last year, recovering some of the jobs it lost in 1998.

Donald Margulies, David M. Kennedy win arts Pulitzers
NEW YORK (AP) - Playwright Donald Margulies, twice a Pulitzer finalist, won the drama prize Monday for his off-Broadway play ``Dinner With Friends.'' C.K. Williams won for poetry.

Congress sends asset forfeiture bill to White House
WASHINGTON (AP) - Parents whose kids get caught growing marijuana at home will be among those in less danger of losing their property under legislation Congress completed Tuesday that would make it harder for the federal government to seize assets connected to crime.

Congress sends asset forfeiture bill to White House
WASHINGTON (AP) - Parents whose kids get caught growing marijuana at home will be among those in less danger of losing their property under legislation Congress completed Tuesday that would make it harder for the federal government to seize assets connected to crime.

Donald Margulies, David M. Kennedy win arts Pulitzers
NEW YORK (AP) - Playwright Donald Margulies, twice a Pulitzer finalist, won the drama prize Monday for his off-Broadway play ``Dinner With Friends.'' C.K. Williams won for poetry.

Obituaries
Lucile Cartmill

Around town

Around town

Obituaries
Lucile Cartmill

Around town

Around town

Panel cuts fast ferry from list
There are few things for sure about the state's public works budget for the 2001 fiscal year. But so far, it's not looking good for some Southeast Alaska projects.

Two killed in Saturday avalanches
PAXSON - Authorities on Sunday recovered the body of a Fairbanks snowmachiner killed by an avalanche near the site of the Arctic Man competition.

Planners finalize design details for new school
The educational specifications for the proposed new high school at Dimond Park are ready for the architects, who may be selected this month.

Stopping baby deaths from shaking
Two or three times a month, Rosita Tuiaana shows her clients at Ketchikan's WISH shelter a video about shaken baby syndrome.

Man sues city over channel pollution
Mendenhall wetlands activist Tony Reiger has filed suit against the city and the city manager, alleging improper sewage treatment and disposal from North Douglas's Bonnie Brae Subdivision into Gastineau Channel.

Housing corporation tapped to fill budget gap
John Bitney, legislative liaison for the Alaska Housing Finance Corp., said it could be worse.

Stopping baby deaths from shaking
Two or three times a month, Rosita Tuiaana shows her clients at Ketchikan's WISH shelter a video about shaken baby syndrome.

Police and fire blotter

State and local briefly

State lands $416 million from BP tax suit
The state was on the smiling end of a $416 million wire transfer Monday after settling a tax dispute with BP Exploration.

Slide show revisits Antarctic expedition
Almost a century ago Nina Rajala's grandfather nearly died trying to reach Antarctica with explorer Ernest Shackleton. This winter, the Juneau nurse made the trip to Antarctic waters herself.

State and local briefly

Oil-field feast for foxes may pose problem for birds
PRUDHOE BAY - At the biggest oil field in North America, the discards from well-fed oil workers provide a feast for arctic foxes. But biologists are concerned that the rich food source is feeding a fox population boom and, perhaps, cutting down local bird populations.

Clarification

Police and fire blotter

Cities could get own dividends
Alaskans get a dividend every year, and Kevin Ritchie thinks Alaska cities should too.

Group condemns Stevens' spending; Alaskans say projects have merit
WASHINGTON - Alaskans were served the largest slices of pork in the nation this year, according to a government watchdog group. But some of the diners involved say they received nothing more than federal-issue boiled potatoes.

Exxon may drop lawsuit
DALLAS - Exxon Mobil Corp. said it is negotiating to drop a lawsuit that threatens the $7 billion sale of Alaska oil operations and the pending $30 billion merger between BP Amoco and Atlantic Richfield.

Volunteers to help map prehistoric cave paintings
Excavate a lost village, record red-ochre cave drawings, discover the history of Gambier Bay - all for free.

Retailer may lose license for fraud
The state Division of Occupational Licensing is considering charges against the owner of a local hearing aid center who pleaded no contest to Medicaid fraud.

Rivers are endangered, group says
WASHINGTON - The environmental group American Rivers named a dozen rivers as the nation's most endangered in a series of news conferences around the nation today.

Man charged after car chase on Egan Drive
A man was arrested Monday evening after what one witness called a prolonged demonstration of road rage.

Feds: Technical work on road north can go on
The state will be allowed to put on a back burner its work on a document related to a new road out of Juneau. But the state can't entirely shut the heat off.

Feds: Technical work on road north can go on
The state will be allowed to put on a back burner its work on a document related to a new road out of Juneau. But the state can't entirely shut the heat off.

Challenger Learning Center takes off
KENAI - The sound of circular saws still rings through the unfinished stone lobby of the Challenger Learning Center of Alaska, but the state's first high-tech science and math playground is launching its first mission.

Group condemns Stevens' spending; Alaskans say projects have merit
WASHINGTON - Alaskans were served the largest slices of pork in the nation this year, according to a government watchdog group. But some of the diners involved say they received nothing more than federal-issue boiled potatoes.

Planners finalize design details for new school
The educational specifications for the proposed new high school at Dimond Park are ready for the architects, who may be selected this month.

GOP leader to step down
One of Alaska's most powerful legislators is putting in his last few weeks at the Capitol.

Volunteers to help map prehistoric cave paintings
Excavate a lost village, record red-ochre cave drawings, discover the history of Gambier Bay - all for free.

Man sues city over channel pollution
Mendenhall wetlands activist Tony Reiger has filed suit against the city and the city manager, alleging improper sewage treatment and disposal from North Douglas's Bonnie Brae Subdivision into Gastineau Channel.

State and local briefly

Housing corporation tapped to fill budget gap
John Bitney, legislative liaison for the Alaska Housing Finance Corp., said it could be worse.

Two killed in Saturday avalanches
PAXSON - Authorities on Sunday recovered the body of a Fairbanks snowmachiner killed by an avalanche near the site of the Arctic Man competition.

Police and fire blotter

Rivers are endangered, group says
WASHINGTON - The environmental group American Rivers named a dozen rivers as the nation's most endangered in a series of news conferences around the nation today.

State lands $416 million from BP tax suit
The state was on the smiling end of a $416 million wire transfer Monday after settling a tax dispute with BP Exploration.

GOP leader to step down
One of Alaska's most powerful legislators is putting in his last few weeks at the Capitol.

State and local briefly

Oil-field feast for foxes may pose problem for birds
PRUDHOE BAY - At the biggest oil field in North America, the discards from well-fed oil workers provide a feast for arctic foxes. But biologists are concerned that the rich food source is feeding a fox population boom and, perhaps, cutting down local bird populations.

Clarification

Panel cuts fast ferry from list
There are few things for sure about the state's public works budget for the 2001 fiscal year. But so far, it's not looking good for some Southeast Alaska projects.

Cities could get own dividends
Alaskans get a dividend every year, and Kevin Ritchie thinks Alaska cities should too.

Police and fire blotter

Exxon may drop lawsuit
DALLAS - Exxon Mobil Corp. said it is negotiating to drop a lawsuit that threatens the $7 billion sale of Alaska oil operations and the pending $30 billion merger between BP Amoco and Atlantic Richfield.

Retailer may lose license for fraud
The state Division of Occupational Licensing is considering charges against the owner of a local hearing aid center who pleaded no contest to Medicaid fraud.

Slide show revisits Antarctic expedition
Almost a century ago Nina Rajala's grandfather nearly died trying to reach Antarctica with explorer Ernest Shackleton. This winter, the Juneau nurse made the trip to Antarctic waters herself.

Challenger Learning Center takes off
KENAI - The sound of circular saws still rings through the unfinished stone lobby of the Challenger Learning Center of Alaska, but the state's first high-tech science and math playground is launching its first mission.

Man charged after car chase on Egan Drive
A man was arrested Monday evening after what one witness called a prolonged demonstration of road rage.

Abortion waiting period bill is unfair
By THE JUNEAU PRO-CHOICE COALITION

The right call on shooting wolves
The following editorial appeared in the April 5 edition of The Anchorage Daily News:

Word of mouth

The true colors of forest management
The following editorial appeared in Friday's edition of the Voice of The (Anchorage) Times:

Just the facts, please
Letter by Greg Williams

Making work a part of retirement
There is a old story about the time Jack Kennedy was campaigning in West Virginia. One day the senator was confronted by a coal miner with a question.

The right call on shooting wolves
The following editorial appeared in the April 5 edition of The Anchorage Daily News:

Word of mouth

Keep trails wild
Letter by Sylvia Gard, Anita L. Statter, Ann P. Boochever & Ardyne Womack

The true colors of forest management
The following editorial appeared in Friday's edition of the Voice of The (Anchorage) Times:

Word of mouth

Making work a part of retirement
There is a old story about the time Jack Kennedy was campaigning in West Virginia. One day the senator was confronted by a coal miner with a question.

Downside of proposed Berners Bay terminal
Letter by Mark Rorick

Word of mouth

Keep trails wild
Letter by Sylvia Gard, Anita L. Statter, Ann P. Boochever & Ardyne Womack

Just the facts, please
Letter by Greg Williams

Downside of proposed Berners Bay terminal
Letter by Mark Rorick

Abortion waiting period bill is unfair
By THE JUNEAU PRO-CHOICE COALITION

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