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Saturday, May 6, 2000

Reform Party chairman Choate quits
WASHINGTON (AP) - Reform Party Chairman Pat Choate resigned Friday and turned control over to his vice chairman, citing an illness in his family.

Reform Party chairman Choate quits
WASHINGTON (AP) - Reform Party Chairman Pat Choate resigned Friday and turned control over to his vice chairman, citing an illness in his family.

Floyd Dryden honor roll
The following is the honor roll for Floyd Dryden Middle School for the third academic quarter:

Best bets
Juneau is comedy central this weekend.

Best bets
Juneau is comedy central this weekend.

FYI

FYI

Counting up all of the blessings of life
Forty things to be grateful for:

School calendar

Floyd Dryden honor roll
The following is the honor roll for Floyd Dryden Middle School for the third academic quarter:

Neighbors briefly

Obituaries
Linda E. Karlson

Neighbors briefly

School calendar

Counting up all of the blessings of life
Forty things to be grateful for:

A look at Alaska's coastal rain forest
Spring is when we appreciate our coastal rain forest the most.

Obituaries
Linda E. Karlson

Weddings
Peggy Burt and Samuel Edwards, Elizabeth Campbell and Nathaniel Seitz

Around town

Hillary wants your Social Security card
It's not often patrons of the Grisly Saloon arrive bearing bouquets of fresh daffodils, so it was no surprise I received some curious glances as I stumped my way into the place, cane in one hand, two dozen bright yellow flowers in the other.

Weddings
Peggy Burt and Samuel Edwards, Elizabeth Campbell and Nathaniel Seitz

A look at Alaska's coastal rain forest
Spring is when we appreciate our coastal rain forest the most.

Around town

Hillary wants your Social Security card
It's not often patrons of the Grisly Saloon arrive bearing bouquets of fresh daffodils, so it was no surprise I received some curious glances as I stumped my way into the place, cane in one hand, two dozen bright yellow flowers in the other.

Test may diversify gifted student program
When Katie Bausler's son was identified as gifted in kindergarten, she questioned whether the label was that important.

State: Raises keep workers
In the first day of a special legislative session, lawmakers grilled state officials about the labor contracts they negotiated and their plans for a strike if one is called.

Van, cab drivers reach long-awaited truce
Not so long ago, courtesy-van operators and cab drivers were at one another's throats over who got to do what. But, after sitting down together and talking their problems through, they've come to an informal, friendly agreement.

State: Raises keep workers
In the first day of a special legislative session, lawmakers grilled state officials about the labor contracts they negotiated and their plans for a strike if one is called.

State projects 8,500 new jobs in next two years
ANCHORAGE - About 8,500 new jobs will be created in Alaska over the next two years, more than three-quarters of them in Anchorage and Fairbanks, according to a forecast by the state Department of Labor.

Kenai status changed to 'rural' for subsistance
Alaska's Kenai Peninsula is once again officially rural.

Family wins life in America in lottery
Tanya Stepanova never won anything in her life until last year -- when she hit the jackpot.

State projects 8,500 new jobs in next two years
ANCHORAGE - About 8,500 new jobs will be created in Alaska over the next two years, more than three-quarters of them in Anchorage and Fairbanks, according to a forecast by the state Department of Labor.

Van, cab drivers reach long-awaited truce
Not so long ago, courtesy-van operators and cab drivers were at one another's throats over who got to do what. But, after sitting down together and talking their problems through, they've come to an informal, friendly agreement.

Missing Ice Classic tickets finally arrive
FAIRBANKS - Two ticket collection cans for the Nenana Ice Classic were delayed in their delivery to the Interior town until after the ice went out. But classic managers were relieved to find that none of the guesses in the cans, received Tuesday, matched the winning time.

Kenai status changed to 'rural' for subsistance
Alaska's Kenai Peninsula is once again officially rural.

Test may diversify gifted student program
When Katie Bausler's son was identified as gifted in kindergarten, she questioned whether the label was that important.

Missing Ice Classic tickets finally arrive
FAIRBANKS - Two ticket collection cans for the Nenana Ice Classic were delayed in their delivery to the Interior town until after the ice went out. But classic managers were relieved to find that none of the guesses in the cans, received Tuesday, matched the winning time.

Study: Tongass road culverts hurt fish runs
A local environmental group says a recent report shows that culvert crossings of streams in the Tongass National Forest are inadequate to ensure passage of juvenile salmon and trout.

Study: Tongass road culverts hurt fish runs
A local environmental group says a recent report shows that culvert crossings of streams in the Tongass National Forest are inadequate to ensure passage of juvenile salmon and trout.

Family wins life in America in lottery
Tanya Stepanova never won anything in her life until last year -- when she hit the jackpot.

State and local briefly

State and local briefly

Police and fire blotter

Police and fire blotter

Word of mouth

Primary responsibility
Republicans have taken a critical step toward bringing some order and common sense to the crazy-quilt presidential primary system that gave us both major party candidates in just six weeks this past winter.

Word of mouth

Primary responsibility
Republicans have taken a critical step toward bringing some order and common sense to the crazy-quilt presidential primary system that gave us both major party candidates in just six weeks this past winter.

May is mental health month
Letter by Kathy Craft

May is mental health month
Letter by Kathy Craft

We can vote you in, and vote you out too
Letter by Bill Burk

We can vote you in, and vote you out too
Letter by Bill Burk

Juneau falls to Service
The result was different this time when the Juneau-Douglas High School softball team played the Service Cougars, but the Crimson Bears weren't sweating Thursday's 4-3 loss at Anchorage's Cartee Fields too much.

Sitka baseball splits with Ketchikan
Dylan Mahoskey's two-run single started a two-out, six-run rally in the second inning Thursday as the Sitka Wolves edged the Ketchikan Kings 7-5 to gain a split of their baseball double-header at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park.

Cycling season starts tonight
The Juneau Freewheelers will open the local cycling season tonight with the 10-mile False Outer Point Time Trial.

Cycling season starts tonight
The Juneau Freewheelers will open the local cycling season tonight with the 10-mile False Outer Point Time Trial.

Sports in Juneau

Boys soccer ties Chugiak, girls fall
Justin Dorn scored two goals to lead the Juneau-Douglas boys soccer team to a comeback tie over the Chugiak Mustangs in Anchorage Thursday.

Mud Run to christen new course
Runners competing in the 20th edition of the May Day Mud (and Mountain) Run will be treated to a new course this year, one that features two crossings of the Gastineau Channel instead of the usual one.

Petersburg's Gibb enjoys southern exposure
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. -- Derek Gibb tells some doozies. Some real whoppers.

Petersburg's Gibb enjoys southern exposure
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. -- Derek Gibb tells some doozies. Some real whoppers.

Sports in Juneau

Sitka baseball splits with Ketchikan
Dylan Mahoskey's two-run single started a two-out, six-run rally in the second inning Thursday as the Sitka Wolves edged the Ketchikan Kings 7-5 to gain a split of their baseball double-header at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park.

Boys soccer ties Chugiak, girls fall
Justin Dorn scored two goals to lead the Juneau-Douglas boys soccer team to a comeback tie over the Chugiak Mustangs in Anchorage Thursday.

Mud Run to christen new course
Runners competing in the 20th edition of the May Day Mud (and Mountain) Run will be treated to a new course this year, one that features two crossings of the Gastineau Channel instead of the usual one.

Juneau falls to Service
The result was different this time when the Juneau-Douglas High School softball team played the Service Cougars, but the Crimson Bears weren't sweating Thursday's 4-3 loss at Anchorage's Cartee Fields too much.

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