Sunday, April 30, 2000

Around town

Around town

Inside out

Inside out

Breaking the isolation
For one week in April, Lillian Piedra did things she can't do at home - hang out with other teen-agers, act in a play, dance in a darkened gym.

Breaking the isolation
For one week in April, Lillian Piedra did things she can't do at home - hang out with other teen-agers, act in a play, dance in a darkened gym.

Husband found guilty of battering
A Juneau jury on Friday afternoon found Daniel Neal of Hoonah guilty of raping and battering his wife.

Public gets its day in court
Goldilocks will be tried Monday at Dimond Courthouse for criminal trespassing and malicious mischief.

State and local briefly

Small plane crashes on air strip
No one was injured when a small plane with two people aboard crashed nose-down at the Juneau Airport about 1:15 p.m. Saturday.

Safeway sells final store in divestment order
ANCHORAGE - Safeway has disposed of the last of the supermarkets it was forced to sell when it took over the Carrs Gottstein Foods chain last fall in a $330 million deal.

Safeway sells final store in divestment order
ANCHORAGE - Safeway has disposed of the last of the supermarkets it was forced to sell when it took over the Carrs Gottstein Foods chain last fall in a $330 million deal.

Police and fire blotter

Experts help city shape future of neighborhoods
The Juneau of 2020 may be unveiled Monday night in Centennial Hall.

Contracts close to House OK
The state House of Representatives appears poised to approve funding for state labor contracts.

Husband found guilty of battering
A Juneau jury on Friday afternoon found Daniel Neal of Hoonah guilty of raping and battering his wife.

Small plane crashes on air strip
No one was injured when a small plane with two people aboard crashed nose-down at the Juneau Airport about 1:15 p.m. Saturday.

Inside the military's finest
With heads bowed to fight gusts of wind that peaked at 36 mph, hundreds of people determinedly walked around - and inside - some of the country's most expensive military aircraft Saturday afternoon.

Experts help city shape future of neighborhoods
The Juneau of 2020 may be unveiled Monday night in Centennial Hall.

Contracts close to House OK
The state House of Representatives appears poised to approve funding for state labor contracts.

State and local briefly

Miracles of the heart
Daniel and Sarita Knull say they know the power of prayer.

Public gets its day in court
Goldilocks will be tried Monday at Dimond Courthouse for criminal trespassing and malicious mischief.

Police and fire blotter

Audit: State's child protection agency improves but still struggling
ANCHORAGE - A legislative audit says Alaska's child protection agency is doing a better job of responding to reports that children are being abused or neglected.

Audit: State's child protection agency improves but still struggling
ANCHORAGE - A legislative audit says Alaska's child protection agency is doing a better job of responding to reports that children are being abused or neglected.

Miracles of the heart
Daniel and Sarita Knull say they know the power of prayer.

Inside the military's finest
With heads bowed to fight gusts of wind that peaked at 36 mph, hundreds of people determinedly walked around - and inside - some of the country's most expensive military aircraft Saturday afternoon.

What did the Lone Ranger really say?
Here in the newspaper business (Motto: ``Eventually, We WILL Find Your Driveway'') we have a strict rule: We don't print ANYTHING unless we know it's true.

Waiting period is bad state policy
Letter by Marina Lindsey

Elian's difficult saga
We have tried to avoid getting too involved in the tale of Elian Gonzalez, but the media and national attention are turning the entire situation into a circus.

Word of mouth

Word of mouth

What did the Lone Ranger really say?
Here in the newspaper business (Motto: ``Eventually, We WILL Find Your Driveway'') we have a strict rule: We don't print ANYTHING unless we know it's true.

Waiting period is bad state policy
Letter by Marina Lindsey

Federal employees say no to benefits change
Letter by Marie Darlin

Elian's difficult saga
We have tried to avoid getting too involved in the tale of Elian Gonzalez, but the media and national attention are turning the entire situation into a circus.

Federal employees say no to benefits change
Letter by Marie Darlin

Crimson Bears score four more softball wins
The defending state champions Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears softball team was rarely tested in sweeping region opponents Sitka and Ketchikan at home this weekend.

Crimson Bears score four more softball wins
The defending state champions Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears softball team was rarely tested in sweeping region opponents Sitka and Ketchikan at home this weekend.

Weston leads Bears at Skyview
Brandy Weston posted the top finish for Juneau-Douglas High School as both the Juneau boys and girls squads finished in the back of the pack at the Skyview Invitational track and field meet Friday and Saturday in Soldotna.

Weston leads Bears at Skyview
Brandy Weston posted the top finish for Juneau-Douglas High School as both the Juneau boys and girls squads finished in the back of the pack at the Skyview Invitational track and field meet Friday and Saturday in Soldotna.

Girls grow with victories
The Juneau-Douglas High School girls soccer team only allowed one goal as it won four split-squad games Friday and Saturday at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park, but even though she saw improvement in her team Juneau coach Sandi Wagner still saw room for the Crimson Bears to grow.

Girls grow with victories
The Juneau-Douglas High School girls soccer team only allowed one goal as it won four split-squad games Friday and Saturday at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park, but even though she saw improvement in her team Juneau coach Sandi Wagner still saw room for the Crimson Bears to grow.

Juneau sweeps soccer
The secret is out. Justin Dorn's scoring success this year is because of his jersey, not due to any special skills the Juneau-Douglas High School junior might display on the soccer pitch.

Juneau sweeps soccer
The secret is out. Justin Dorn's scoring success this year is because of his jersey, not due to any special skills the Juneau-Douglas High School junior might display on the soccer pitch.

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