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Wednesday, May 3, 2000

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

On the move

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

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 profile
Lisa Ryals, Owner, Lisa Davidson's Boutique

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

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.

Briefly

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.

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

Briefly

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.

Tesoro to keep Alaska refinery open
ANCHORAGE (AP) - Tesoro Petroleum Corp. said Wednesday it will continue to operate its Kenai refinery but will consolidate some of its marketing operations in Anchorage and close several retail outlets in Anchorage, Fairbanks and Kenai.

Tesoro to keep Alaska refinery open
ANCHORAGE (AP) - Tesoro Petroleum Corp. said Wednesday it will continue to operate its Kenai refinery but will consolidate some of its marketing operations in Anchorage and close several retail outlets in Anchorage, Fairbanks and Kenai.

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.

Pet of the week
Eugene is a young adult shorthair neutered black male with a ``kinky'' tail.

Briefly
Blessing of Fleet planned Saturday

Obituaries
Martin A. Tengs

Obituaries
Martin A. Tengs

Obituaries
Alice Eileen Scott Cook Hillman

Around town

Thank you...
...for AIDS help

Dzantik'l Heeni honor roll
The following is the honor roll for Dzantik'l Heeni Middle School for the third academic quarter:

Around town
Wednesday, May 3

Obituaries
Alice Eileen Scott Cook Hillman

Dzantik'l Heeni honor roll
The following is the honor roll for Dzantik'l Heeni Middle School for the third academic quarter:

Sharing history at garden conference
The first week of May reminds us of how Juneau has been transformed in the last 20 years. Street trees, lawns, rhododendrons and roses have become regular parts of our lives as we move from a town with just a

Sharing history at garden conference
The first week of May reminds us of how Juneau has been transformed in the last 20 years. Street trees, lawns, rhododendrons and roses have become regular parts of our lives as we move from a town with just a

Pet of the week
Eugene is a young adult shorthair neutered black male with a ``kinky'' tail.

Couple selected as Pioneers regents
Fred and Jean Thorsteinson have been selected as the King and Queen regents for this year by Igloo no. 6 and Auxiliary no. 6 Pioneers of Alaska.

Couple selected as Pioneers regents
Fred and Jean Thorsteinson have been selected as the King and Queen regents for this year by Igloo no. 6 and Auxiliary no. 6 Pioneers of Alaska.

Weddings
Amy Lynn Baskette and Chad Stuart Jones, Autumn Newman and Chris Morton

Thank you...
...for AIDS help

Around town

Weddings
Amy Lynn Baskette and Chad Stuart Jones, Autumn Newman and Chris Morton

Around town
Wednesday, May 3

Briefly
Blessing of Fleet planned Saturday

State and local briefly

FAA to re-question disgruntled Alaska Airlines mechanics
SEATTLE - Investigators for the Federal Aviation Administration will conduct a second round of interviewing 64 mechanics for Alaska Airlines, some of whom may have felt intimidated the first time the FAA talked to them.

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

Rural power plan wins Senate OK
Things look brighter for rural Alaska today.

Phillips, BP announce new North Slope oil find
ANCHORAGE - Phillips Alaska Inc. and BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc. have discovered a significant oil field on the North Slope, the companies said Tuesday.

Salmon limits may cut time off trollers' season
Southeast trollers are taking another hit in their king salmon quota due to some low stocks.

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.

Special session to focus on pay raises
Funding for contracts affecting thousands of state workers will be dealt with in a special legislative session, probably starting Thursday.

Logjam breaks in the Legislature
Stephanie Szymanski, Senate President Drue Pearce's top aide, skipped down the hall separating the House and Senate floors. In her hands were the bills the House needed to adjourn.

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.

Salmon limits may cut time off trollers' season
Southeast trollers are taking another hit in their king salmon quota due to some low stocks.

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

Stories differ on boat boarded by officers
A Sitka welding shop owner is protesting a shipboard incident written up by the Coast Guard as ``officers draw weapons, board suspicious boat.''

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.

Logjam breaks in the Legislature
Stephanie Szymanski, Senate President Drue Pearce's top aide, skipped down the hall separating the House and Senate floors. In her hands were the bills the House needed to adjourn.

Wuerch wins Anchorage mayoral election
ANCHORAGE --Republican Anchorage Assembly member George Wuerch will be the next mayor of Alaska's largest city, following his triumph over ex-assembly member and Democrat Mark Begich in Tuesday's runoff election.

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

Stories differ on boat boarded by officers
A Sitka welding shop owner is protesting a shipboard incident written up by the Coast Guard as ``officers draw weapons, board suspicious boat.''

Police and fire blotter

Driver may face more charges
Michael Glaser, indicted on murder charges in the deaths of two Juneau men, may face a further charge of drunken driving.

Assessments spur leap in appeals
The number of people who disagree with the city about how much their real estate is worth jumped by close to 50 percent this year. Some 485 appeals of the city's real estate valuations have been filed, 77 of which are commercial, according to the city assessor's office.

Police and fire blotter

Special session to focus on pay raises
Funding for contracts affecting thousands of state workers will be dealt with in a special legislative session, probably starting Thursday.

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.

Rural power plan wins Senate OK
Things look brighter for rural Alaska today.

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

Wuerch wins Anchorage mayoral election
ANCHORAGE --Republican Anchorage Assembly member George Wuerch will be the next mayor of Alaska's largest city, following his triumph over ex-assembly member and Democrat Mark Begich in Tuesday's runoff election.

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

Driver may face more charges
Michael Glaser, indicted on murder charges in the deaths of two Juneau men, may face a further charge of drunken driving.

State and local briefly

Police and fire blotter

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

Assessments spur leap in appeals
The number of people who disagree with the city about how much their real estate is worth jumped by close to 50 percent this year. Some 485 appeals of the city's real estate valuations have been filed, 77 of which are commercial, according to the city assessor's office.

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.

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.

State and local briefly

FAA to re-question disgruntled Alaska Airlines mechanics
SEATTLE - Investigators for the Federal Aviation Administration will conduct a second round of interviewing 64 mechanics for Alaska Airlines, some of whom may have felt intimidated the first time the FAA talked to them.

Police and fire blotter

Phillips, BP announce new North Slope oil find
ANCHORAGE - Phillips Alaska Inc. and BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc. have discovered a significant oil field on the North Slope, the companies said Tuesday.

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

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.

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

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

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

Flightseeing ban would hurt Juneau
We're all for citizen initiatives. It's one of the great traditions of our democracy that citizens have the ability to get their concerns on the ballot box for a vote. But the latest proposal by the Peace and Quiet Coalition is way overboard.

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

Missing cat
Letter by Victoria Scharen

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

HS athlete defends coach
Letter by Hilary Rehfeld

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

Safety tips for on or under the water
With the recent tragedy involving the young man losing his life while on a personal watercraft, I wish to remind all residents of a few safety considerations for being in, on or under the water in this area.

Are eagles more important than people?
For killing a Native leader born in the teritory of Alaska, you get six to 12 months. For killing a bald eagle, they throw the key away. Where are we heading?

Are eagles more important than people?
For killing a Native leader born in the teritory of Alaska, you get six to 12 months. For killing a bald eagle, they throw the key away. Where are we heading?

Word of mouth

Flightseeing ban would hurt Juneau
We're all for citizen initiatives. It's one of the great traditions of our democracy that citizens have the ability to get their concerns on the ballot box for a vote. But the latest proposal by the Peace and Quiet Coalition is way overboard.

Servers pay tax regardless of tip
Letter by Michele Stuart

Word of mouth

Word of mouth

Missing cat
Letter by Victoria Scharen

Servers pay tax regardless of tip
Letter by Michele Stuart

HS athlete defends coach
Letter by Hilary Rehfeld

Word of mouth

Safety tips for on or under the water
With the recent tragedy involving the young man losing his life while on a personal watercraft, I wish to remind all residents of a few safety considerations for being in, on or under the water in this area.

Response to CSED critic
Barbara Miklos

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

Response to CSED critic
Barbara Miklos

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

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.

Baseball opener finally here
For the last couple of weeks the Juneau-Douglas High School baseball players could only bide their time, chomping at the bit while their friends on the school's soccer, softball and track teams opened their seasons.

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.

Bear soccer teams go north to play
Before the 2000 soccer schedule began, Juneau-Douglas High School boys coach Gary Lehnhart broke things down into three sections.

Sports calendar

Baseball opener finally here
For the last couple of weeks the Juneau-Douglas High School baseball players could only bide their time, chomping at the bit while their friends on the school's soccer, softball and track teams opened their seasons.

Sports calendar

Sports calendar

Sports calendar

Bear soccer teams go north to play
Before the 2000 soccer schedule began, Juneau-Douglas High School boys coach Gary Lehnhart broke things down into three sections.

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