Sunday, April 16, 2000

Juneau-Douglas High School graduates remember Vietnam
When Brad Gruening landed in Vietnam in August 1967, he took two steps off the plane and came to a dead stop.

Inside out

Who served and why
Who served in Vietnam is still a controversial issue.

Inside out

Who served and why
Who served in Vietnam is still a controversial issue.

Juneau-Douglas High School graduates remember Vietnam
When Brad Gruening landed in Vietnam in August 1967, he took two steps off the plane and came to a dead stop.

Police and fire blotter

Concern surrounds standardized tests
Kuspuk schools Superintendent Bobette Bush was puzzled when the state categorized one of her schools as in crisis, although it usually had good standardized test scores. It turned out the rating was based one kid's test score in a school of 18 children.

Corrections
Due to information provided to the Empire, a Thursday article on the death of Alfred George Perkins Jr. of Sitka incorrectly stated there would be a service held in Juneau on Saturday.

Concern surrounds standardized tests
Kuspuk schools Superintendent Bobette Bush was puzzled when the state categorized one of her schools as in crisis, although it usually had good standardized test scores. It turned out the rating was based one kid's test score in a school of 18 children.

Cruise ship spill bill in trouble
A bill that would make cruise ships and other large vessels prepare to mop up possible fuel spills nearly ran aground last week.

State and local briefly

Senate passes beefed-up capital budget
The Senate passed a public-works budget for the state Friday afternoon.

Cruise ship spill bill in trouble
A bill that would make cruise ships and other large vessels prepare to mop up possible fuel spills nearly ran aground last week.

Senate passes beefed-up capital budget
The Senate passed a public-works budget for the state Friday afternoon.

Identical twin finds true self becoming a man
Bonnie and Brenda were born identical, or so it seemed.

State and local briefly

Corrections
Due to information provided to the Empire, a Thursday article on the death of Alfred George Perkins Jr. of Sitka incorrectly stated there would be a service held in Juneau on Saturday.

Identical twin finds true self becoming a man
Bonnie and Brenda were born identical, or so it seemed.

Battle of the bonds
The Wild West had dueling gunfighters.

BLM sends man $1 million bill for wildfire
ANCHORAGE - The federal government is charging an Eklutna man $1 million in efforts to recover the costs associated with fighting a wildfire he's accused of setting.

Police and fire blotter

Battle of the bonds
The Wild West had dueling gunfighters.

UA, PCE funding advance
Two big hurdles separating out-of-town state House members from their homes were cleared Saturday.

BLM sends man $1 million bill for wildfire
ANCHORAGE - The federal government is charging an Eklutna man $1 million in efforts to recover the costs associated with fighting a wildfire he's accused of setting.

UA, PCE funding advance
Two big hurdles separating out-of-town state House members from their homes were cleared Saturday.

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Silicon crash
The following editorial appeared in Saturday's edition of The Washington Post:

Silicon crash
The following editorial appeared in Saturday's edition of The Washington Post:

Missile defense is an opportunity for state
America's initial national missile defense (NMD) capability is increasingly likely to be built in Alaska. Our superior geographic location on the planet is driving that decision in Washington, D.C. Alaskans also have a decision to make - how best to capitalize on this opportunity.

Word of mouth

Make dinosaurs, lower gas prices
If you've been to a gas station lately, you have no doubt been shocked by the prices: $1.67, $1.78, even $1.92. And that's just for Hostess Twinkies. Gas prices are even worse.

Missile defense is an opportunity for state
America's initial national missile defense (NMD) capability is increasingly likely to be built in Alaska. Our superior geographic location on the planet is driving that decision in Washington, D.C. Alaskans also have a decision to make - how best to capitalize on this opportunity.

Make dinosaurs, lower gas prices
If you've been to a gas station lately, you have no doubt been shocked by the prices: $1.67, $1.78, even $1.92. And that's just for Hostess Twinkies. Gas prices are even worse.

Word of mouth

Sports correction
Due to a reporter's error, Friday's article entitled ``Close-knit Bears aim for state'' mistakenly said the Juneau-Douglas softball team's 1999 state championship was the first non-basketball state title in at least a decade.

Sports correction
Due to a reporter's error, Friday's article entitled ``Close-knit Bears aim for state'' mistakenly said the Juneau-Douglas softball team's 1999 state championship was the first non-basketball state title in at least a decade.

Glacier 10K
Results of the Southeast Roadrunners Glacier 10-kilometer road race held Saturday, April 15 near the Mendenhall Glacier.

Synchronized swimming sensation
It's been about a decade now since the last time the University of Alaska Southeast had any athletic teams, since the Humpback Whales basketball teams were cut from the school's programs.

Glacier 10K
Results of the Southeast Roadrunners Glacier 10-kilometer road race held Saturday, April 15 near the Mendenhall Glacier.

Synchronized swimming sensation
It's been about a decade now since the last time the University of Alaska Southeast had any athletic teams, since the Humpback Whales basketball teams were cut from the school's programs.

Bears beat up on Sitka
The Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears softball team suffered a rare Southeast loss but still came away with three wins this weekend.

Bears beat up on Sitka
The Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears softball team suffered a rare Southeast loss but still came away with three wins this weekend.

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