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Tuesday, May 2, 2000

Business profile
Lisa Ryals, Owner, Lisa Davidson's Boutique

Business profile
Lisa Ryals, Owner, Lisa Davidson's Boutique

Organic grocer set trend for 20 years
The difference between Rainbow Foods and mainstream supermarkets has narrowed over the years -- but not enough for Juneau's only natural foods store to lose its niche.

Cut more wood, says industry study
The Southeast timber industry got a boost recently from a report arguing that the U.S. Forest Service isn't offering enough trees for sale in the Tongass National Forest.

Around the clock
Fiddlehead Restaurant chef Kirk McLean has been asked to participate in a book about Alaska cooking.

Organic grocer set trend for 20 years
The difference between Rainbow Foods and mainstream supermarkets has narrowed over the years -- but not enough for Juneau's only natural foods store to lose its niche.

On the move

On the move

Cut more wood, says industry study
The Southeast timber industry got a boost recently from a report arguing that the U.S. Forest Service isn't offering enough trees for sale in the Tongass National Forest.

Business calendar
Tuesday: Juneau Housing Trust, 5:30 p.m., McPhetres Hall, 325 Gold St. Agenda: 364-3573.

Briefly

Briefly

Around the clock
Fiddlehead Restaurant chef Kirk McLean has been asked to participate in a book about Alaska cooking.

Business calendar
Tuesday: Juneau Housing Trust, 5:30 p.m., McPhetres Hall, 325 Gold St. Agenda: 364-3573.

Five nuclear powers commit to elimination of nuclear arms
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - In a bid to deflect criticism of their nuclear disarmament records, the five recognized nuclear powers pledged today to completely eliminate their nuclear weapons but gave no timeframe or new plans to actually get rid of their arsenals.

Five nuclear powers commit to elimination of nuclear arms
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - In a bid to deflect criticism of their nuclear disarmament records, the five recognized nuclear powers pledged today to completely eliminate their nuclear weapons but gave no timeframe or new plans to actually get rid of their arsenals.

Bill to change governor elections surfaces late in session
Another attempt to change the way Alaska elects its governors has surfaced in the final days of the Legislature's session.

Bill to change governor elections surfaces late in session
Another attempt to change the way Alaska elects its governors has surfaced in the final days of the Legislature's session.

Obituaries
Martin A. Tengs

Around town

Around town

Obituaries
Lucille Margarite Lynch Commmers

Obituaries
Martin A. Tengs

Obituaries
Lucille Margarite Lynch Commmers

Valdez eyes creation of an oil spill response center
VALDEZ - City officials, the University of Alaska and the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens Advisory Council are exploring a proposal to create an international oil spill response center in Valdez.

Voting on helicopter noise limits
A group of flightseeing industry critics has concluded it can't work through the system and must take its concern about helicopter noise to the ballot box.

Bond package fuels fire between House, govorner
The Senate's bond package, in what should be its final form, was moved out of the Senate Finance Committee Monday evening but didn't go to a vote on the Senate floor.

State and local briefly

Pay hike requires more cuts
A bill that passed the House on Sunday would pay for state workers' new labor contracts. But the money comes from making an across-the-board cut throughout most of state government.

Bill frees lawmakers from some restrictions on campaigns
Legislators have loosened some of the campaign financing restraints they put on themselves four years ago.

Lack of help adds to struggle for students learning English
Nearly half of Juneau's public school students who struggle with English get no extra help.

Flightseeing critics resort to initiatives
Juneau resident Ray Preston and others are turning to the citizen initiative as a means of bypassing city staff and the Juneau Assembly.

Festival allows youths to tone up
The musicians sucked in their breath and drew back an arm toward their heads as if they were pulling back on an archery bow. Then they thrust their arms out like the path of an arrow and pushed out the air in an explosive rush.

Legislators hustle to wrap up session
First, they were to be done before Easter.

Lawmakers oust pilot from board
JUNEAU - The Legislature refused to confirm a Ketchikan pilot to a second term on the Alaska Board of Marine Pilots on Sunday. Senate President Drue Pearce said his reappointment violated an agreement to rotate the seat on a regional basis.

Man faces murder rap after crash
A Kenai Peninsula man is in an Anchorage jail today, charged with two counts of second-degree murder in the deaths of Martin Richard and Ladd Macaulay of Juneau.

A lot less for Juneau
Juneau's delegation worked hard Sunday to get their town more money for public works projects.

Tanana ice breaks
NENANA - The ice broke on the Tanana River at 10:47 a.m. Alaska Standard Time Monday, rewarding lucky guessers with their share of a record $335,000 jackpot.

Festival allows youths to tone up
The musicians sucked in their breath and drew back an arm toward their heads as if they were pulling back on an archery bow. Then they thrust their arms out like the path of an arrow and pushed out the air in an explosive rush.

Police and fire blotter

State and local briefly

Auke Bay campground opens for season
The Auke Village Campground will open for use Thursday.

Smokejumper killed during practice jump at Fort Wainwright
FAIRBANKS - A smokejumper with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's Alaska Fire Service was killed Saturday night when his parachute failed during a training jump.

Police and fire blotter

A lot less for Juneau
Juneau's delegation worked hard Sunday to get their town more money for public works projects.

Bond package fuels fire between House, govorner
The Senate's bond package, in what should be its final form, was moved out of the Senate Finance Committee Monday evening but didn't go to a vote on the Senate floor.

Lack of help adds to struggle for students learning English
Nearly half of Juneau's public school students who struggle with English get no extra help.

State and local briefly

State and local briefly

Bill frees lawmakers from some restrictions on campaigns
Legislators have loosened some of the campaign financing restraints they put on themselves four years ago.

Police and fire blotter

Flightseeing critics resort to initiatives
Juneau resident Ray Preston and others are turning to the citizen initiative as a means of bypassing city staff and the Juneau Assembly.

Anchorage school district, teachers reach tentative contract agreement
ANCHORAGE - The Anchorage School District and its teachers have reached a tentative deal on a new three-year contract.

Legislators hustle to wrap up session
First, they were to be done before Easter.

Smokejumper killed during practice jump at Fort Wainwright
FAIRBANKS - A smokejumper with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's Alaska Fire Service was killed Saturday night when his parachute failed during a training jump.

Man faces murder rap after crash
A Kenai Peninsula man is in an Anchorage jail today, charged with two counts of second-degree murder in the deaths of Martin Richard and Ladd Macaulay of Juneau.

Voting on helicopter noise limits
A group of flightseeing industry critics has concluded it can't work through the system and must take its concern about helicopter noise to the ballot box.

Tanana ice breaks
NENANA - The ice broke on the Tanana River at 10:47 a.m. Alaska Standard Time Monday, rewarding lucky guessers with their share of a record $335,000 jackpot.

Lawmakers oust pilot from board
JUNEAU - The Legislature refused to confirm a Ketchikan pilot to a second term on the Alaska Board of Marine Pilots on Sunday. Senate President Drue Pearce said his reappointment violated an agreement to rotate the seat on a regional basis.

Union contracts face tough fight in Senate
State Senate leaders are rejecting the plan the House sent them for funding state employees' labor contracts.

Pay hike requires more cuts
A bill that passed the House on Sunday would pay for state workers' new labor contracts. But the money comes from making an across-the-board cut throughout most of state government.

Anchorage school district, teachers reach tentative contract agreement
ANCHORAGE - The Anchorage School District and its teachers have reached a tentative deal on a new three-year contract.

Valdez eyes creation of an oil spill response center
VALDEZ - City officials, the University of Alaska and the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens Advisory Council are exploring a proposal to create an international oil spill response center in Valdez.

Union contracts face tough fight in Senate
State Senate leaders are rejecting the plan the House sent them for funding state employees' labor contracts.

Auke Bay campground opens for season
The Auke Village Campground will open for use Thursday.

Police and fire blotter

Campaign disclosure should be improved
Letter by Merle Jenson

Barbie: The perfect woman president
Like all good political consultants, we begin today by looking at the candidate's background.

Auke Lake needs watercraft enforcement
What are the rules concerning jet-ski activities on Auke Lake? Over the last five years, I have been able to observe the changes on Auke Lake and I am not proud of what I see.

Servers pay tax regardless of tip
Letter by Michele Stuart

Response to CSED critic
Barbara Miklos

Abortion a personal, not public, decision
Letter by Susan M. Taylor

Word of mouth

Word of mouth

Loan policy needs rethinking
The following editorial was published in the April 24 edition of the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner:

Republicans jump off sinking ship
The following editorial appeared in today's edition of the Los Angeles Times:

Word of mouth

Barbie: The perfect woman president
Like all good political consultants, we begin today by looking at the candidate's background.

Auke Lake needs watercraft enforcement
What are the rules concerning jet-ski activities on Auke Lake? Over the last five years, I have been able to observe the changes on Auke Lake and I am not proud of what I see.

Word of mouth

Loan policy needs rethinking
The following editorial was published in the April 24 edition of the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner:

Abortion a personal, not public, decision
Letter by Susan M. Taylor

A child's future starts with child care
Letter by Christa Fagnant, Olena Lundquist, Stephanie Orsi and Megan Kyle

Servers pay tax regardless of tip
Letter by Michele Stuart

Campaign disclosure should be improved
Letter by Merle Jenson

Response to CSED critic
Barbara Miklos

Republicans jump off sinking ship
The following editorial appeared in today's edition of the Los Angeles Times:

A child's future starts with child care
Letter by Christa Fagnant, Olena Lundquist, Stephanie Orsi and Megan Kyle

Spring salmon derby begins
Somewhere out in the waters near Juneau is a monster fish.

Sports calendar

Spring salmon derby begins
Somewhere out in the waters near Juneau is a monster fish.

Sports calendar

Juneau lifters post PRs in Anchorage
Five Juneau lifters scored numerous personal records and trophies at the USA Powerlifting Alaska State Championships in Anchorage last Saturday.

Juneau lifters post PRs in Anchorage
Five Juneau lifters scored numerous personal records and trophies at the USA Powerlifting Alaska State Championships in Anchorage last Saturday.

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