Sunday, May 7, 2000

Around town

Around town

Inside out

Inside out

Window on Juneau
Pat Costello's passion for Southeast Alaska is contagious - and with his Web site he's infecting people all over the world.

Window on Juneau
Pat Costello's passion for Southeast Alaska is contagious - and with his Web site he's infecting people all over the world.

Tim Kelly retiring from Legislature
Sen. Tim Kelly is retiring from the Legislature after 22 years.

New oil spill barges make splashy debut in Juneau
A day before the first major cruise ship of the season arrived in Juneau, two new barges for oil spill recovery were deployed - an event that accomplished the unlikely feat of uniting cruise ship officials, state and federal regulators, city leaders and tourism industry critics.

Many paths from UAS
The path to the University of Alaska Southeast was the Internet for one Miami woman, plane rides from Hoonah for another student, an Army helicopter for a third student, and for a fourth, a Navy ship that barely budged.

Many paths from UAS
The path to the University of Alaska Southeast was the Internet for one Miami woman, plane rides from Hoonah for another student, an Army helicopter for a third student, and for a fourth, a Navy ship that barely budged.

Better gardening through soap, gum
Reaching for solutions to common garden problems, master gardener Ed Hume turned to the pantry, the medicine chest and the laundry rather than the garage.

Adak city decision deferred
ANCHORAGE - The state Local Boundary Commission has delayed its decision on whether to grant city status to Adak until late this summer.

New oil spill barges make splashy debut in Juneau
A day before the first major cruise ship of the season arrived in Juneau, two new barges for oil spill recovery were deployed - an event that accomplished the unlikely feat of uniting cruise ship officials, state and federal regulators, city leaders and tourism industry critics.

Tim Kelly retiring from Legislature
Sen. Tim Kelly is retiring from the Legislature after 22 years.

Contracts get funded
There won't be a state employees' strike this summer.

Better gardening through soap, gum
Reaching for solutions to common garden problems, master gardener Ed Hume turned to the pantry, the medicine chest and the laundry rather than the garage.

State and local briefly

Police and fire blotter

Adak city decision deferred
ANCHORAGE - The state Local Boundary Commission has delayed its decision on whether to grant city status to Adak until late this summer.

State and local briefly

Contracts get funded
There won't be a state employees' strike this summer.

Police and fire blotter

Sadly, dad's main role is doodie duty
When people ask me, ``Dave, what's it like to have a newborn baby in the household?'', I immediately answer: (nothing).

Downtown parking is for the birds
Letter by Andrew Soristo

Play review: `Wild Nights with Emily'
The play is trapped, uncomfortably, between historic revisionism and histrionics, between essay and farce.

Downtown parking is for the birds
Letter by Andrew Soristo

Compromise, not antagonism, needed
Letter by Kathleen (KJ) Bailey

Compromise, not antagonism, needed
Letter by Kathleen (KJ) Bailey

Education needs are the same for students
Letter by John Kern

What are we teaching our children?
Letter by Sharon Lawrence

Is Juneau a local town or foreign-owned?
Letter by Robert K. Reges Jr.

Sadly, dad's main role is doodie duty
When people ask me, ``Dave, what's it like to have a newborn baby in the household?'', I immediately answer: (nothing).

Word of mouth

Our new Web site: juneaualaska.com
Today is a momentous day for the Juneau Empire and our community as we officially launch our revamp

Initiative `ludicrous'
Letter by Jack Cadigan

Education needs are the same for students
Letter by John Kern

Our new Web site: juneaualaska.com
Today is a momentous day for the Juneau Empire and our community as we officially launch our revamp

What are we teaching our children?
Letter by Sharon Lawrence

Hazing program near Juneau airport needs fixing
As a 45-year resident of Juneau and a daily user of the very popular airport wetlands trail, I am appalled at the sudden excessive use of sound cannons to disperse the waterfowl and other birds indigenous to this wildlife refuge area. Airport safety is important, but so is our wildlife.

Hazing program near Juneau airport needs fixing
As a 45-year resident of Juneau and a daily user of the very popular airport wetlands trail, I am appalled at the sudden excessive use of sound cannons to disperse the waterfowl and other birds indigenous to this wildlife refuge area. Airport safety is important, but so is our wildlife.

Play review: `Wild Nights with Emily'
The play is trapped, uncomfortably, between historic revisionism and histrionics, between essay and farce.

Is Juneau a local town or foreign-owned?
Letter by Robert K. Reges Jr.

Word of mouth

Initiative `ludicrous'
Letter by Jack Cadigan

Juneau caps week with win over Sitka
Juneau-Douglas High School baseball player John Blasco was ready when teammate Brett Fairchild struck out Sitka's Cory Gould to end Juneau's 11-7 victory in the second game of a double-header Saturday night at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park.

Marathon trial a shaky test for U.S. men
PITTSBURGH -- America's lack of proficiency in the marathon could be embarrassingly obvious here Sunday morning, for the second time in 10 weeks.

Silver Fox sets pace in May Day Mud Run
Hiram Henry is the first to admit he didn't control the pace in the 20th Annual May Day Mud (and Mountain) Run on Saturday.

Marathon trial a shaky test for U.S. men
PITTSBURGH -- America's lack of proficiency in the marathon could be embarrassingly obvious here Sunday morning, for the second time in 10 weeks.

JD boys, girls claim invite
On a day of standout multiple-event winners, four athletes stood the tallest.

JD boys, girls claim invite
On a day of standout multiple-event winners, four athletes stood the tallest.

Silver Fox sets pace in May Day Mud Run
Hiram Henry is the first to admit he didn't control the pace in the 20th Annual May Day Mud (and Mountain) Run on Saturday.

Juneau caps week with win over Sitka
Juneau-Douglas High School baseball player John Blasco was ready when teammate Brett Fairchild struck out Sitka's Cory Gould to end Juneau's 11-7 victory in the second game of a double-header Saturday night at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park.

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