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Wednesday, April 26, 2000

Business calendar

On the move

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

Business profile
Kristian Strinsky, Co-owner of Northern Sights

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

On the move

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

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.

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.

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

Business profile
Kristian Strinsky, Co-owner of Northern Sights

Briefly

Business calendar

Briefly

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.

Governor signs historic 'civil unions' bill for gay couples
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - A bare 24 hours after the House gave its final approval, Gov. Howard Dean today signed the bill into law making Vermont the first state to give gay couples the rights and benefits of marriage.

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.

Governor signs historic 'civil unions' bill for gay couples
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - A bare 24 hours after the House gave its final approval, Gov. Howard Dean today signed the bill into law making Vermont the first state to give gay couples the rights and benefits of marriage.

Perennials showing signs of life and color
All over our region the long-dormant perennials are coming back.

Thank you . . .

Obituaries
Clifford A. Berge

DZ Honor roll
The following students are on the Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Honor roll for the third academic quarter (an asterisk denotes all A's):

Obituaries
Everett P. ``Shorty'' Oliver

Obituaries
Clifford A. Berge

DZ Honor roll
The following students are on the Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Honor roll for the third academic quarter (an asterisk denotes all A's):

Pet of the week
Emily is a 1 year old female lab mix who is described as lovable, active and friendly. She will need some training. A spay certificate is available to the adopting family. To adopt Emily, visit her at the Gastineau Humane Society, 7705 Glacier Highway, or phone 789-0260.

Pet of the week
Emily is a 1 year old female lab mix who is described as lovable, active and friendly. She will need some training. A spay certificate is available to the adopting family. To adopt Emily, visit her at the Gastineau Humane Society, 7705 Glacier Highway, or phone 789-0260.

Thank you . . .

Obituaries
Everett P. ``Shorty'' Oliver

Neighbors briefly

Around town

Around town

Perennials showing signs of life and color
All over our region the long-dormant perennials are coming back.

Around town

Neighbors briefly

Around town

This year's air show biggest ever
Military bombers, fighter planes, helicopters, experimental aircraft and a precision flying team from over the border will fill the airspace over Juneau this weekend during the Southeast Alaska Regional Airshow.

Parents, coaches debate sports policies
Some parents say high school sports are too concerned with winning, but coaches and other parents say competition is good for kids and there are noncompetitive avenues available.

Title
In 1993, then-Gov. Walter Hickel killed funding for a classroom addition at the University of Alaska Southeast's Auke Bay campus.

Parents, coaches debate sports policies
Some parents say high school sports are too concerned with winning, but coaches and other parents say competition is good for kids and there are noncompetitive avenues available.

Savings may cost Alaska millions
Consider this offer: Put down $3,400 and get $18,600 more toward the purchase of a new car.

Spill bill deal may be near
Shippers and the Alaska Railroad would have to prove they can pay damages to the state if they spill fuel in Alaska waters. But they wouldn't need plans for cleaning up a spill, at least not for a while.

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.

800 musicians come together for festival
It's the other Alaska Music Festival. The 600 musicians arriving in Juneau today will be carrying brass and wind instruments instead of guitars and mandolins, and violins instead of fiddles.

This year's air show biggest ever
Military bombers, fighter planes, helicopters, experimental aircraft and a precision flying team from over the border will fill the airspace over Juneau this weekend during the Southeast Alaska Regional Airshow.

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.

800 musicians come together for festival
It's the other Alaska Music Festival. The 600 musicians arriving in Juneau today will be carrying brass and wind instruments instead of guitars and mandolins, and violins instead of fiddles.

Haines voters OK 4 percent tourism tax
The tourism-driven economy of Haines entered a new era Tuesday with confirmation that borough voters approved new 4 percent taxes on tours and lodging.

Juneau Empire Online Local News: 04/26/00
In 1993, then-Gov. Walter Hickel killed funding for a classroom addition at the University of Alaska Southeast's Auke Bay campus.

Savings may cost Alaska millions
Consider this offer: Put down $3,400 and get $18,600 more toward the purchase of a new car.

Wife reverses testimony in rape, battering trial
In the second day of the trial of accused Hoonah rapist and batterer Daniel Neal, the victim said she was the guilty party.

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

State and local briefly

State and local briefly

Police and fire blotter
Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Police and fire blotter

Wife reverses testimony in rape, battering trial
In the second day of the trial of accused Hoonah rapist and batterer Daniel Neal, the victim said she was the guilty party.

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.

Spill bill deal may be near
Shippers and the Alaska Railroad would have to prove they can pay damages to the state if they spill fuel in Alaska waters. But they wouldn't need plans for cleaning up a spill, at least not for a while.

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

Haines voters OK 4 percent tourism tax
The tourism-driven economy of Haines entered a new era Tuesday with confirmation that borough voters approved new 4 percent taxes on tours and lodging.

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.

State and local briefly

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.

Police and fire blotter
Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

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.

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.

Police and fire blotter

State and local briefly

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.

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.

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.

Word of mouth

Changes at the Capitol
So far seven legislators - four senators and three representatives - have decided enough is enough and won't return for another session. Combined, they represent nearly 100 years of legislative experience and know-how.

Word of mouth

Supports initiative vote
Letter by Dave Werner

Transgender article was about selfishness
Letter by Richard F. Schmitz

Fund the contracts
Letter by Gary Miller

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

Thanks to Juneau Angels
Letter by Sharon Martin and family

Restoring trust, forging a shared vision
If you ask a well-informed Alaskan to identify the most pressing issue facing Alaska they will likely say the state's fiscal dilemma. I would assert the No. 1 issue is ``trust.''

Restoring trust, forging a shared vision
If you ask a well-informed Alaskan to identify the most pressing issue facing Alaska they will likely say the state's fiscal dilemma. I would assert the No. 1 issue is ``trust.''

Word of mouth

Changes at the Capitol
So far seven legislators - four senators and three representatives - have decided enough is enough and won't return for another session. Combined, they represent nearly 100 years of legislative experience and know-how.

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

Word of mouth

Transgender article was about selfishness
Letter by Richard F. Schmitz

Supports initiative vote
Letter by Dave Werner

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

Fund the contracts
Letter by Gary Miller

Thanks to Juneau Angels
Letter by Sharon Martin and family

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

Asbestos issues remain unattended
Letter by Clancy DeSmet

Asbestos issues remain unattended
Letter by Clancy DeSmet

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.

Sitka's Dailey leads Barracudas with five swim titles
Alex Dailey of the Baranof Barracudas Swim Club in Sitka claimed five individual titles in the Speedo/Alaska Swimming Junior Olympic Championship April 14-16 at Bartlett High School swim pool in Anchorage.

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.

Big weekend for girls, boys soccer teams
Local high school soccer fans better not blink, they might miss the season.

Sports calendar

Sitka's Dailey leads Barracudas with five swim titles
Alex Dailey of the Baranof Barracudas Swim Club in Sitka claimed five individual titles in the Speedo/Alaska Swimming Junior Olympic Championship April 14-16 at Bartlett High School swim pool in Anchorage.

Sports calendar

Sports in Juneau

Sports in Juneau

Big weekend for girls, boys soccer teams
Local high school soccer fans better not blink, they might miss the season.

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