Monday, April 24, 2000

Subpoenas issues in White House e-mail case
WASHINGTON - Independent Counsel Robert Ray has issued a grand jury subpoena to the National Archives to determine whether White House officials tried to obstruct investigations ranging from Whitewater to Monica Lewinsky by not turning over e-mail, officials said.

Subpoenas issues in White House e-mail case
WASHINGTON - Independent Counsel Robert Ray has issued a grand jury subpoena to the National Archives to determine whether White House officials tried to obstruct investigations ranging from Whitewater to Monica Lewinsky by not turning over e-mail, officials said.

Obituaries
Clifford Berge

Around town

Obituaries
Martin John Richard, Charles Dale Karella

Around town

Around town

Obituaries
Clifford Berge

Around town

Obituaries
Martin John Richard, Charles Dale Karella

Getting gas ready to go to market
Natural gas needs more than a pipeline to be successfully exported from Alaska. It needs to be converted into something that can be shipped efficiently -- liquefied natural gas.

Pipeline may take one of four routes
The question of where to build a natural gas pipeline is looming as large as the questions of whether to and when.

Getting gas ready to go to market
Natural gas needs more than a pipeline to be successfully exported from Alaska. It needs to be converted into something that can be shipped efficiently -- liquefied natural gas.

Pipeline may take one of four routes
The question of where to build a natural gas pipeline is looming as large as the questions of whether to and when.

Gas line not just a pipe dream
New business and political realignments are creating momentum for a natural gas pipeline from the North Slope -- a multi-billion-dollar endeavor that would rival the trans-Alaska oil pipeline as a landmark project in North America.

Gas line not just a pipe dream
New business and political realignments are creating momentum for a natural gas pipeline from the North Slope -- a multi-billion-dollar endeavor that would rival the trans-Alaska oil pipeline as a landmark project in North America.

Inside out

Inside out

Budget progressing, but not resolved yet
Numbers and politics continue to stew during the Easter weekend as budgets for state programs and highways for the coming year, plus a make-up budget for the current year, are pulled apart and put back together again.

Anchorage tax cut benefits big business
ANCHORAGE - Mayor Rick Mystom's tax relief plan would deliver savings of more than $1.5 million collectively to Anchorage's 20 biggest property owners.

UAF looks into energy from frozen methane
FAIRBANKS - Billions of natural gas bubbles rise from rotting vegetation and bump up under the ice in Alaska's lakes each winter, only to escape the next spring when the frozen surface thaws.

University lands bill veto gets overridden
It took calling a sick Rep. Ramona Barnes from her bed to the House floor Friday to override Gov. Tony Knowles' veto of a university lands bill.

Police and fire blotter

Boat safety bill in choppy water
A bill Rep. Bill Hudson said has a ``guaranteed outcome of saving lives'' passed the state Senate last week.

Former KPC workers sue over severance
KETCHIKAN - Several dozen former Ketchikan Pulp Co. workers have sued their ex-employer for allegedly failing to honor an agreement to pay severance benefits after the pulp mill closed in 1997.

State and local briefly

Are after-school activities fair?
The Juneau School Board is examining the rules for after-school activities following some complaints by parents and some misgivings of its own.

Correction
Due to an editing error, Andra Early's name was misspelled in a ``Thank You'' letter in last Wednesday's Empire Neighbors page.

New program helps youngsters find their assets - inside and out
Giving kids the backbone for a moral and satisfying life is not simply a matter of calcium and regular hugs. It's a matter of assets, local experts say.

Fast ferry passes test run
A fast ferry chartered by the state went through Peril Strait's Sergius Narrows last week without a problem.

Bounty hunters acquitted of assault
SOLDOTNA - Three bounty hunters accused of assault and trespassing were acquitted Thursday afternoon by a Superior Court jury that spent just two hours deliberating after a trial that lasted nearly two weeks.

UAF looks into energy from frozen methane
FAIRBANKS - Billions of natural gas bubbles rise from rotting vegetation and bump up under the ice in Alaska's lakes each winter, only to escape the next spring when the frozen surface thaws.

Police and fire blotter

Prudhoe discovery well on national historic register
FAIRBANKS -The discovery well for the Prudhoe Bay oil field has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.

Fast ferry passes test run
A fast ferry chartered by the state went through Peril Strait's Sergius Narrows last week without a problem.

Are after-school activities fair?
The Juneau School Board is examining the rules for after-school activities following some complaints by parents and some misgivings of its own.

Prudhoe discovery well on national historic register
FAIRBANKS -The discovery well for the Prudhoe Bay oil field has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.

Search for teen still on
The Alaska State Troopers are continuing to look for the body of Travis Mason, a 16-year-old Juneau boy who was riding a personal watercraft that capsized near Spuhn Island about midnight Friday.

Search for teen still on
The Alaska State Troopers are continuing to look for the body of Travis Mason, a 16-year-old Juneau boy who was riding a personal watercraft that capsized near Spuhn Island about midnight Friday.

Anchorage tax cut benefits big business
ANCHORAGE - Mayor Rick Mystom's tax relief plan would deliver savings of more than $1.5 million collectively to Anchorage's 20 biggest property owners.

Maintenance entries questioned
SEATTLE - Questionable entries have been found in maintenance records for an Alaska Airlines MD-83 that crashed Jan. 31, The Seattle Times reported Friday.

Lawmakers may be in town longer than many predicted
The walls are getting pretty bare inside legislative offices at the Capitol, but it may be premature to plan for an early end to the session.

Grizzly bear breaks into Anchorage Zoo
ANCHORAGE - ``Trouble'' isn't saying why he broke into the city zoo. The 300-pound grizzly is too busy having a temper tantrum.

University lands bill veto gets overridden
It took calling a sick Rep. Ramona Barnes from her bed to the House floor Friday to override Gov. Tony Knowles' veto of a university lands bill.

Teen missing offshore
A teen-age Juneau boy is missing in the frigid waters off the Mendenhall Peninsula.

Teen missing offshore
A teen-age Juneau boy is missing in the frigid waters off the Mendenhall Peninsula.

Dogs get a chance to show off their agility
Two dozen dogs demonstrated their form Saturday in Cope Park in Juneau's first agility trials.

Bounty hunters acquitted of assault
SOLDOTNA - Three bounty hunters accused of assault and trespassing were acquitted Thursday afternoon by a Superior Court jury that spent just two hours deliberating after a trial that lasted nearly two weeks.

House, Senate still divided on bond proposals
The House and Senate passed parts of their competing bond packages last week, but the fundamental difference between the two Republican majorities remains.

Budget progressing, but not resolved yet
Numbers and politics continue to stew during the Easter weekend as budgets for state programs and highways for the coming year, plus a make-up budget for the current year, are pulled apart and put back together again.

ASEA OKs new contract
JUNEAU - The rank-and-file of the state's largest public workers union has ratified a proposed contract negotiated with the Knowles administration.

Police and fire blotter

Maintenance entries questioned
SEATTLE - Questionable entries have been found in maintenance records for an Alaska Airlines MD-83 that crashed Jan. 31, The Seattle Times reported Friday.

Former KPC workers sue over severance
KETCHIKAN - Several dozen former Ketchikan Pulp Co. workers have sued their ex-employer for allegedly failing to honor an agreement to pay severance benefits after the pulp mill closed in 1997.

Dogs get a chance to show off their agility
Two dozen dogs demonstrated their form Saturday in Cope Park in Juneau's first agility trials.

Police and fire blotter

House, Senate still divided on bond proposals
The House and Senate passed parts of their competing bond packages last week, but the fundamental difference between the two Republican majorities remains.

Boat safety bill in choppy water
A bill Rep. Bill Hudson said has a ``guaranteed outcome of saving lives'' passed the state Senate last week.

ASEA OKs new contract
JUNEAU - The rank-and-file of the state's largest public workers union has ratified a proposed contract negotiated with the Knowles administration.

State and local briefly

Correction
Due to an editing error, Andra Early's name was misspelled in a ``Thank You'' letter in last Wednesday's Empire Neighbors page.

New program helps youngsters find their assets - inside and out
Giving kids the backbone for a moral and satisfying life is not simply a matter of calcium and regular hugs. It's a matter of assets, local experts say.

Grizzly bear breaks into Anchorage Zoo
ANCHORAGE - ``Trouble'' isn't saying why he broke into the city zoo. The 300-pound grizzly is too busy having a temper tantrum.

Lawmakers may be in town longer than many predicted
The walls are getting pretty bare inside legislative offices at the Capitol, but it may be premature to plan for an early end to the session.

Heartfelt condolences
Letter by Kenneth and Connie Moss

The story of Easter
In honor of Easter, we reprint here the story of the resurrection, taken from Matthew 28, the New International Version:

Day of prayer coming in May
Letter by Mrs. Pat Stringer

Abortion waiting period is needed
In reading the Juneau Pro-Choice Coalition ``My Turn'' article against House Bill 329, it is hard to believe they are talking about proposed legislation that is intended to protect uninformed women from unscrupulous abortion facilities.

Word of mouth

CBJ needs to go on a strict diet
By Bud Womack

Why can't the election happen now?
Here's some exciting news for you voters: There are only six or seven more months until the presidential election!

Word of mouth

Government did right by seizing Cuban boy
The following editorial appeared in Sunday's Washington Post:

Word of mouth

Why can't the election happen now?
Here's some exciting news for you voters: There are only six or seven more months until the presidential election!

CBJ needs to go on a strict diet
By Bud Womack

Day of prayer coming in May
Letter by Mrs. Pat Stringer

Abortion waiting period is needed
In reading the Juneau Pro-Choice Coalition ``My Turn'' article against House Bill 329, it is hard to believe they are talking about proposed legislation that is intended to protect uninformed women from unscrupulous abortion facilities.

The story of Easter
In honor of Easter, we reprint here the story of the resurrection, taken from Matthew 28, the New International Version:

Government did right by seizing Cuban boy
The following editorial appeared in Sunday's Washington Post:

Word of mouth

Heartfelt condolences
Letter by Kenneth and Connie Moss

It's a showdown in Southeast
A battered but proud Lui Fenumiai grabbed the microphone and asked for the 500 or so pumped-up boxing fans to quiet down.

Juneau forges tie with Knights
Time ran out on the Juneau-Douglas High School girls soccer team Saturday night.

Juneau forges tie with Knights
Time ran out on the Juneau-Douglas High School girls soccer team Saturday night.

It's a showdown in Southeast
A battered but proud Lui Fenumiai grabbed the microphone and asked for the 500 or so pumped-up boxing fans to quiet down.

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