Tuesday, April 25, 2000

Briefly

Business profile
Kristian Strinsky, Co-owner of Northern Sights

Jerry Harmon thinks he's struck a Tourism Gold Mine
It doesn't look like anybody will take more gold out of the Alaska-Juneau gold mine anytime soon.

Radio station expands to Internet and print
Neil Rones is turning his new FM radio venture in Juneau into a multi-media affair.

Business calendar

Business profile
Kristian Strinsky, Co-owner of Northern Sights

Around the clock
Alaska is only the second market being developed by a jewelry company that has constructed a three-story building downtown.

On the move

On the move

Jerry Harmon thinks he's struck a Tourism Gold Mine
It doesn't look like anybody will take more gold out of the Alaska-Juneau gold mine anytime soon.

Briefly

Around the clock
Alaska is only the second market being developed by a jewelry company that has constructed a three-story building downtown.

Business calendar

Radio station expands to Internet and print
Neil Rones is turning his new FM radio venture in Juneau into a multi-media affair.

High wind delays shuttle launch - again
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - For the second day in a row, high wind forced NASA today to delay the launch of space shuttle Atlantis on a mission to repair the international space station.

High wind delays shuttle launch - again
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - For the second day in a row, high wind forced NASA today to delay the launch of space shuttle Atlantis on a mission to repair the international space station.

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.

Around town

Obituaries
Everett P. ``Shorty'' Oliver

Obituaries
Clifford Berge

Obituaries
Everett P. ``Shorty'' Oliver

Obituaries
Clifford Berge

Around town

Around town

Around town

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.

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

Police and fire blotter

State and local briefly

Police and fire blotter

Shakeup at the Capitol
Whenever lawmakers gavel out for good this year, at least 94 years of legislating will leave the House and Senate.

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.

Troopers send down divers to search for missing teen
The search continues today for the body of Travis Mason, 16, who fell into waters off the tip of the Mendenhall Peninsula about midnight Friday when a personal watercraft capsized.

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.

Lawmakers delay revamping of special ed bill
Proposed changes to the state's special education law, which parents of gifted and talented students opposed, probably won't be made this year.

State and local briefly

Chain bids on Lamonts, plans to change name
Managers of the Nugget Mall said today they can't be certain what to make of the proposed sale of Lamonts Apparel Inc. stores to a Fresno, Calif.,-based department store chain.

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.

Police and fire blotter

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.

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.

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

Police and fire blotter

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.

State and local briefly

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.

Shakeup at the Capitol
Whenever lawmakers gavel out for good this year, at least 94 years of legislating will leave the House and Senate.

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

Troopers send down divers to search for missing teen
The search continues today for the body of Travis Mason, 16, who fell into waters off the tip of the Mendenhall Peninsula about midnight Friday when a personal watercraft capsized.

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.

Lawmakers delay revamping of special ed bill
Proposed changes to the state's special education law, which parents of gifted and talented students opposed, probably won't be made this year.

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.

Chain bids on Lamonts, plans to change name
Managers of the Nugget Mall said today they can't be certain what to make of the proposed sale of Lamonts Apparel Inc. stores to a Fresno, Calif.,-based department store chain.

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.

Self-appointed litter man looks for a successor
If Bob Garrison were going to award a Nobel Prize, he definitely wouldn't consider the inventor of the plastic snuff can.

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.

Ferry steward charged with dodging tobacco tax
The chief steward of the state ferry Columbia faces charges of abusing his official shipboard status by the personal purchase of cigarettes and alcohol, supposedly for the use at a non-existent crew bar.

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.

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.

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.

State and local briefly

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.

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.

Self-appointed litter man looks for a successor
If Bob Garrison were going to award a Nobel Prize, he definitely wouldn't consider the inventor of the plastic snuff can.

Ferry steward charged with dodging tobacco tax
The chief steward of the state ferry Columbia faces charges of abusing his official shipboard status by the personal purchase of cigarettes and alcohol, supposedly for the use at a non-existent crew bar.

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.

CBJ needs to go on a strict diet
By Bud Womack

CBJ needs to go on a strict diet
By Bud Womack

Asbestos issues remain unattended
Letter by Clancy DeSmet

Transgender article was about selfishness
Letter by Richard F. Schmitz

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

Continue work on the Lynn Canal road
The Juneau Chamber of Commerce has maintained a deep and substantial interest in the general subject of access to the capital city for many years. Recently, access has come up in the form of the fast ferry proposal and the question of whether and how t

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

Press freedom will help Iran's democracy
A free press is essential to a free society. People who live in democracies know that.

Word of mouth

Asbestos issues remain unattended
Letter by Clancy DeSmet

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

Word of mouth

Transgender article was about selfishness
Letter by Richard F. Schmitz

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.

Continue work on the Lynn Canal road
The Juneau Chamber of Commerce has maintained a deep and substantial interest in the general subject of access to the capital city for many years. Recently, access has come up in the form of the fast ferry proposal and the question of whether and how t

Press freedom will help Iran's democracy
A free press is essential to a free society. People who live in democracies know that.

Word of mouth

Sports calendar

Anderson, Hinkley claim state ski titles
Zack Anderson and Chris Hinkley each earned state titles in the slalom at the Alaska State Alpine Ski Championships in Fairbanks March 26-April 1.

Sports calendar

Anderson, Hinkley claim state ski titles
Zack Anderson and Chris Hinkley each earned state titles in the slalom at the Alaska State Alpine Ski Championships in Fairbanks March 26-April 1.

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