Sunday, April 22, 2001

Obituaries

Around Town

Obituaries

Around Town

Alaska is driving change in cruise controls
The state of Alaska might be pictured as a small tugboat pulling the giant cruise ship industry into the harbor of enhanced environmental protection.

Alaska is driving change in cruise controls
The state of Alaska might be pictured as a small tugboat pulling the giant cruise ship industry into the harbor of enhanced environmental protection.

Fire destroys Highlands home
A fire destroyed the Evergreen Avenue home of Jean and George W. Rogers early Saturday while the couple was in San Francisco.

Local Agent Orange victim recognized
Ron Hilbert was glad to be alive to receive the Silver Rose Medal last week.

Senate bill would let Murkowski choose his successor
The state Senate has approved a bill that could have the effect of letting U.S. Sen. Frank Murkowski choose his own successor if the Alaska Republican runs for and is elected governor.

Court limits governor's veto power
A ruling Friday by the Alaska Supreme Court on a 1997 seafood marketing lawsuit will prevent the governor from vetoing anti-abortion language lawmakers have linked to a budget bill, attorneys on both sides of the issue agreed.

Court limits governor's veto power
A ruling Friday by the Alaska Supreme Court on a 1997 seafood marketing lawsuit will prevent the governor from vetoing anti-abortion language lawmakers have linked to a budget bill, attorneys on both sides of the issue agreed.

Police and Fire
Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported...

Groups: Logging shutdown excessive
Conservation groups that secured court protections for Tongass National Forest wilderness last month say they don't think a total logging shutdown is necessary.

Fire destroys Highlands home
A fire destroyed the Evergreen Avenue home of Jean and George W. Rogers early Saturday while the couple was in San Francisco.

Local Agent Orange victim recognized
Ron Hilbert was glad to be alive to receive the Silver Rose Medal last week.

Groups: Logging shutdown excessive
Conservation groups that secured court protections for Tongass National Forest wilderness last month say they don't think a total logging shutdown is necessary.

Senate bill would let Murkowski choose his successor
The state Senate has approved a bill that could have the effect of letting U.S. Sen. Frank Murkowski choose his own successor if the Alaska Republican runs for and is elected governor.

Police and Fire
Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported...

Searching for words to condemn hate
There's no love-in on the hate crimes conference committee.

'Just a puppy'
My daughter was bitten on the leg and arm, which broke the skin and severely bruised her, as well, by an unleashed dog at Floyd Dryden while sledding.

Accepting change will be part of solving Egan Drive traffic woes
The City and Borough of Juneau has just issued its draft Area Wide Transportation Plan (AWTP) for public review and comment. Egan Drive receives considerable attention in the AWTP for the obvious reason - it is the most heavily traveled, most important roadway in Juneau. The AWTP recognizes Egan Drive's important arterial role and makes significant recommendations regarding its future. As the agency responsible for Egan Drive we at DOT/PF are very interested in what the final plan will say as it will drive our decisions for years to come.

Words that build hate
"For us to say we're going to make a special right for someone that has a sexual preference or a deviance, then that's totally ridiculous. I certainly don't want me as an Alaska Native or as a French person to be placed in the same category that has a perverted sex ideal." - Sen. Jerry Ward, R-Anchorage

Governor's cruise ship legislation will protect Alaska's environment
The equivalent of Alaska's third largest city on any summer day can't be found on a map. That's because it's afloat.

Plotting Juneau's economic course
Juneau throughout its history has never been a sedate place. From its earliest gold mining days and later as the seat of government for a wild young state, Juneau has been a raucous place. The clanging of heavy machinery, the sounds of aircraft, boats and legislators arguing for their constituents, are as much a part of the town's personality as the glaciers and pristine beauty to be found at every point of the compass.

The oil of ANWR: Will history repeat itself?
The Present - In the far northern reaches of Alaska and Canada lives a group of villagers known collectively as, the "people of the deer." For thousands of years these subsistence people have hunted and fished to survive. Positioned strategically to the timeless migration routes of their main food source, the Gwitch'in villages of North America carry with them a lifestyle that has transcended time. It is the caribou which forms the stronghold of their culture.

Earth Day, every day
While President Bush has declared a national energy crisis, which is directly linked with extractive energy resources, we must also realize that there is human cost to such energy resources as oil. In countries like Burma, Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon, and Ecuador, U.S.-based oil companies have taken advantage of lax or nonexistent envi-

Word of Mouth
Word of Mouth appears when justified by the number of calls received. Calls are limited to one minute. Only comments accompanied by a name will be published. All callers should leave a phone number where they can be contacted for verification purposes. Callers' names will appear in print. Call 586-4636 and press 8255 to leave a message.

Earth Day, every day
While President Bush has declared a national energy crisis, which is directly linked with extractive energy resources, we must also realize that there is human cost to such energy resources as oil. In countries like Burma, Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon, and Ecuador, U.S.-based oil companies have taken advantage of lax or nonexistent envi-

Searching for words to condemn hate
There's no love-in on the hate crimes conference committee.

Words that build hate
"For us to say we're going to make a special right for someone that has a sexual preference or a deviance, then that's totally ridiculous. I certainly don't want me as an Alaska Native or as a French person to be placed in the same category that has a perverted sex ideal." - Sen. Jerry Ward, R-Anchorage

Governor's cruise ship legislation will protect Alaska's environment
The equivalent of Alaska's third largest city on any summer day can't be found on a map. That's because it's afloat.

Accepting change will be part of solving Egan Drive traffic woes
The City and Borough of Juneau has just issued its draft Area Wide Transportation Plan (AWTP) for public review and comment. Egan Drive receives considerable attention in the AWTP for the obvious reason - it is the most heavily traveled, most important roadway in Juneau. The AWTP recognizes Egan Drive's important arterial role and makes significant recommendations regarding its future. As the agency responsible for Egan Drive we at DOT/PF are very interested in what the final plan will say as it will drive our decisions for years to come.

The oil of ANWR: Will history repeat itself?
The Present - In the far northern reaches of Alaska and Canada lives a group of villagers known collectively as, the "people of the deer." For thousands of years these subsistence people have hunted and fished to survive. Positioned strategically to the timeless migration routes of their main food source, the Gwitch'in villages of North America carry with them a lifestyle that has transcended time. It is the caribou which forms the stronghold of their culture.

Plotting Juneau's economic course
Juneau throughout its history has never been a sedate place. From its earliest gold mining days and later as the seat of government for a wild young state, Juneau has been a raucous place. The clanging of heavy machinery, the sounds of aircraft, boats and legislators arguing for their constituents, are as much a part of the town's personality as the glaciers and pristine beauty to be found at every point of the compass.

Word of Mouth
Word of Mouth appears when justified by the number of calls received. Calls are limited to one minute. Only comments accompanied by a name will be published. All callers should leave a phone number where they can be contacted for verification purposes. Callers' names will appear in print. Call 586-4636 and press 8255 to leave a message.

'Just a puppy'
My daughter was bitten on the leg and arm, which broke the skin and severely bruised her, as well, by an unleashed dog at Floyd Dryden while sledding.

Crimson Bears kick Ketchikan
Senior midfielder Justin Dorn had a satisfied look on his face as he stood in the middle of the Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park football field after the Juneau-Douglas High School boys soccer team closed out a weekend that saw the Crimson Bears sweep two games from the Ketchikan Kings, and also blanked the Chugiak Mustangs.

Sports in Juneau

Juneau goes 4-0 in softball at Sitka
The Juneau-Douglas High School softball team remained undefeated on the season after posting a perfect 4-0 record this weekend in Sitka.

Sports in Juneau

Bear girls qualify for state with sweep
Freshman striker Nicole Lupro celebrated her 15th birthday Saturday afternoon by scoring three goals as the Juneau-Douglas High School girls soccer team completed a two-game sweep of the Ketchikan Kings with a 6-0 victory.

Bear girls qualify for state with sweep
Freshman striker Nicole Lupro celebrated her 15th birthday Saturday afternoon by scoring three goals as the Juneau-Douglas High School girls soccer team completed a two-game sweep of the Ketchikan Kings with a 6-0 victory.

Juneau goes 4-0 in softball at Sitka
The Juneau-Douglas High School softball team remained undefeated on the season after posting a perfect 4-0 record this weekend in Sitka.

Crimson Bears kick Ketchikan
Senior midfielder Justin Dorn had a satisfied look on his face as he stood in the middle of the Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park football field after the Juneau-Douglas High School boys soccer team closed out a weekend that saw the Crimson Bears sweep two games from the Ketchikan Kings, and also blanked the Chugiak Mustangs.

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