Sunday, April 15, 2001

Dancing and Jamming with 150 bands
Seven days of concerts, dances, workshops and impromptu jam sessions begin Monday, when the Alaska Folk Festival opens at Centennial Hall.

Dancing and Jamming with 150 bands
Seven days of concerts, dances, workshops and impromptu jam sessions begin Monday, when the Alaska Folk Festival opens at Centennial Hall.

Katasse recommended for Riverbend post
Schools Superintendent Gary Bader has recommended that Carmen Mastronardo Katasse, the interim principal at Riverbend Elementary School, be named to the permanent post.

Public to review subport redevelopment plan
Supporters of waterfront and subport redevelopment in Juneau want to do some more planning.

New leaders ready to take over at Chamber
The Juneau Chamber of Commerce is undergoing a change in leadership, but not direction.

Public to review subport redevelopment plan
Supporters of waterfront and subport redevelopment in Juneau want to do some more planning.

Obituraries

Mine dump needs space
Kennecott Greens Creek Mining Co. wants to double its mine tailings facility, already one of the largest in the country.

Police and Fire

Obituraries

Police and Fire

Favorites featured at Pillars series
A holocaust survivor, a world political analyst, a Super Bowl champion and a military pilot will share their stories with Juneau this year at the Pillars of American Freedom series.

Mine dump needs space
Kennecott Greens Creek Mining Co. wants to double its mine tailings facility, already one of the largest in the country.

Katasse recommended for Riverbend post
Schools Superintendent Gary Bader has recommended that Carmen Mastronardo Katasse, the interim principal at Riverbend Elementary School, be named to the permanent post.

Favorites featured at Pillars series
A holocaust survivor, a world political analyst, a Super Bowl champion and a military pilot will share their stories with Juneau this year at the Pillars of American Freedom series.

State's sex offender list unchanged, despite federal ruling
A ruling last week by a federal appeals court did not immediately affect a list of convicted sex offenders posted on the Internet by the Alaska Department of Public Safety.

State's sex offender list unchanged, despite federal ruling
A ruling last week by a federal appeals court did not immediately affect a list of convicted sex offenders posted on the Internet by the Alaska Department of Public Safety.

Tsimshian-style totem tells Easter story
The Rev. David Fison's notes for telling the Easter story this year are written on the side of a 17-foot-tall piece of cedar.

New leaders ready to take over at Chamber
The Juneau Chamber of Commerce is undergoing a change in leadership, but not direction.

Tsimshian-style totem tells Easter story
The Rev. David Fison's notes for telling the Easter story this year are written on the side of a 17-foot-tall piece of cedar.

Around Town

Around Town

Letter: Not without hope for modern society
I gather Kenneth DeRoux didn't like what I had to say about contraceptives and our sexually permissive society. Be that as it may, I wish to respond to a number of his comments.

Letter: Roadless process fair
The U.S. Forest Service had planned to release new sales in roadless areas of the Tongass National Forest before the implementation of the roadless area policy May 12, 2001.

Lost at sea, so to speak, with a book of quotations
I just spent a very instructive week aboard the state ferry. My task was to accompany and educate two Elderhostel groups, one traveling south and another north through the Inside Passage. The education was mine and I am exhausted.

Lost at sea, so to speak, with a book of quotations
I just spent a very instructive week aboard the state ferry. My task was to accompany and educate two Elderhostel groups, one traveling south and another north through the Inside Passage. The education was mine and I am exhausted.

Letter: We should love and protect Alaska
I have lived in many states and have had my fill of strip malls, used car lots and a predictable uniformity that dulls the mind. I love Alaska. It is indeed the last remnant, spared for a moment from dubious "progress."

My Turn: Alcohol industry can pay now or pay much more later
In a recent My Turn article, Butch Tangney gave the alcohol industry's view of alcohol abuse, drunk driving and pending legislation. I would like to give my view as someone who has spent 30 years working in substance-abuse programs.

Capital Notes: The media and the Legislature
A leading senator recently castigated a leading media outlet during a floor speech. "Alaskans deserve better," the senator told the state on "Gavel to Gavel."

Letter: Roadless process fair
The U.S. Forest Service had planned to release new sales in roadless areas of the Tongass National Forest before the implementation of the roadless area policy May 12, 2001.

My Turn: Alcohol industry can pay now or pay much more later
In a recent My Turn article, Butch Tangney gave the alcohol industry's view of alcohol abuse, drunk driving and pending legislation. I would like to give my view as someone who has spent 30 years working in substance-abuse programs.

Letter: Toxic mine waste
I'd bet most folks in Juneau would be stunned to know that the second largest producer of toxic waste in Alaska is located in Juneau's backyard wilderness and national monument - Admiralty Island.

Letter: Toxic mine waste
I'd bet most folks in Juneau would be stunned to know that the second largest producer of toxic waste in Alaska is located in Juneau's backyard wilderness and national monument - Admiralty Island.

Letter: We should love and protect Alaska
I have lived in many states and have had my fill of strip malls, used car lots and a predictable uniformity that dulls the mind. I love Alaska. It is indeed the last remnant, spared for a moment from dubious "progress."

Capital Notes: The media and the Legislature
A leading senator recently castigated a leading media outlet during a floor speech. "Alaskans deserve better," the senator told the state on "Gavel to Gavel."

Letter: Not without hope for modern society
I gather Kenneth DeRoux didn't like what I had to say about contraceptives and our sexually permissive society. Be that as it may, I wish to respond to a number of his comments.

Empire's Citizens Editorial Advisory Board reconvenes
The Juneau Empire has relied for a number of years on its Citizens Editorial Advisory Board to provide a sort of compass and barometer to guide its editorial course.

Empire's Citizens Editorial Advisory Board reconvenes
The Juneau Empire has relied for a number of years on its Citizens Editorial Advisory Board to provide a sort of compass and barometer to guide its editorial course.

Juneau boys claim 7-2 victory over alumni-adult team
A pair of sophomores led the Juneau-Douglas High School boys soccer team as the Crimson Bears claimed a 7-2 victory over an alumni-adult team Saturday afternoon in an exhibition game at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park.

Sports in Juneau

Local Scoreboard: All State Basketball
The Juneau-Douglas High School girls soccer team was fighting to protect a one-goal lead for most of Saturday afternoon's game against the Colony Knights.

Sports in Juneau

Girls split with Colony, Wasilla
The Juneau-Douglas High School girls soccer team was fighting to protect a one-goal lead for most of Saturday afternoon's game against the Colony Knights.

Juneau softball goes undefeated in Ketchikan
The Juneau-Douglas High School girls softball team needed a pair of blocks of the plate by catcher Suzanne Parr on Saturday to preserve a perfect opening to the Crimson Bears' season.

Local Scoreboard: All State Basketball
The Juneau-Douglas High School girls soccer team was fighting to protect a one-goal lead for most of Saturday afternoon's game against the Colony Knights.

Boys soccer does well against alumni
The Juneau-Douglas High School girls soccer team was fighting to protect a one-goal lead for most of Saturday afternoon's game against the Colony Knights.

Champs repeat at Showdown
After it was all said and done, all three defending champions at the Second Annual Southeast Showdown proved they were deserving of their titles by taking home another championship belt.

Girls split with Colony, Wasilla
The Juneau-Douglas High School girls soccer team was fighting to protect a one-goal lead for most of Saturday afternoon's game against the Colony Knights.

Juneau softball goes undefeated in Ketchikan
The Juneau-Douglas High School girls softball team needed a pair of blocks of the plate by catcher Suzanne Parr on Saturday to preserve a perfect opening to the Crimson Bears' season.

Juneau boys claim 7-2 victory over alumni-adult team
A pair of sophomores led the Juneau-Douglas High School boys soccer team as the Crimson Bears claimed a 7-2 victory over an alumni-adult team Saturday afternoon in an exhibition game at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park.

Kake's Dolan and Knudsen named to first-team all-state basketball squad
Anthony Dolan and Danielle Knudsen of Kake High School were the only Southeast athletes to earn first-team honors when the media's all-state basketball teams were announced on Saturday.

Champs repeat at Showdown
After it was all said and done, all three defending champions at the Second Annual Southeast Showdown proved they were deserving of their titles by taking home another championship belt.

Kake's Dolan and Knudsen named to first-team all-state basketball squad
Anthony Dolan and Danielle Knudsen of Kake High School were the only Southeast athletes to earn first-team honors when the media's all-state basketball teams were announced on Saturday.

Boys soccer does well against alumni
The Juneau-Douglas High School girls soccer team was fighting to protect a one-goal lead for most of Saturday afternoon's game against the Colony Knights.

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