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Tuesday, May 16, 2000

Around the clock
Mothers got the day off Sunday at The Art Dept., where they constitute half of the payroll.

Around the clock
Mothers got the day off Sunday at The Art Dept., where they constitute half of the payroll.

Business profile
Brad Elfers, Owner of Juneau Flyfishing Goods

Customers shop where they're treated well
Arlene Crumrine is paid to have an opinion about customer service in Juneau, and much of what she has to say isn't positive.

Tourist dollars are easy come, easy go
Only a dime of every dollar visitors spend in Skagway stays there.

Business profile
Brad Elfers, Owner of Juneau Flyfishing Goods

On the move

On the move

Customers shop where they're treated well
Arlene Crumrine is paid to have an opinion about customer service in Juneau, and much of what she has to say isn't positive.

Business calendar
This week in business

Briefly

Briefly

Tourist dollars are easy come, easy go
Only a dime of every dollar visitors spend in Skagway stays there.

Business calendar
This week in business

House votes to ban Internet access charges
WASHINGTON (AP) - Driven by phantoms and fear of real-life bureaucrats and lawyers, the House voted Tuesday.

Fined and suspended, Knight to stay as Indiana coach
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana coach Bob Knight has ``one last chance'' to keep his job and control his famous temper.

House votes to ban Internet access charges
WASHINGTON (AP) - Driven by phantoms and fear of real-life bureaucrats and lawyers, the House voted Tuesday.

Fined and suspended, Knight to stay as Indiana coach
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana coach Bob Knight has ``one last chance'' to keep his job and control his famous temper.

Obituaries

Around town

Around town

Obituaries

Around town

Around town

Haines mayor retires from troopers
HAINES - The mayor of the city of Haines no longer will be the Chilkat Valley's highest-ranking law enforcer as of June 1.

Hudson runs for 7th term
A dozen years in the Legislature isn't enough for Rep. Bill Hudson.

Environmentalists push Alaska Zoo to retire elephant in sunnier Clime subhead:
ANCHORAGE - A California-based environmental group is lobbying to get the Alaska Zoo to send its 19-year-old elephant to California.

Final count confirms Wuerch as new mayor
ANCHORAGE - It's official. George Wuerch is mayor-elect of Alaska's largest city.

Making dreams a reality for children with cancer
A love of Tasmanian devils is one of the links between Marilyn Camm of Juneau and Alex Villegas of San Diego. Another link is cancer.

Hoonah-Mexico link changes lives
When Conchita Walker flies from Hoonah to Mexico, it's not to drink margaritas on the beach.

Correction

N. Pole rescue saves 5 lives
ANCHORAGE - Five people, including famed aviator Dick Rutan, were rescued from the North Pole after their Russian-designed biplane sank through the ice, a Coast Guard spokesman said early today.

Cordova bans construction in high-risk avalanch zones
CORDOVA - This coastal community has adopted a tough new ban on building in snowslide zones following a devastating avalanche in January that wrecked five homes and two warehouses and killed a 63-year-old woman.

Assembly drops tax exemptions
The city is upping the number of instances when it collects sales taxes from its residents.

JDHS theater fest spotlights students' acting, writing skills
It was four hours to showtime Friday, and India Young, in the costume room at Juneau-Douglas High School, held up a long black dress for Katrina Rice's inspection.

Corporation to pay first dividend in years
Given up for dead by many shareholders after a string of shady fiscal dealings and well-publicized fiascos during its formative years, the 13th Regional Native Corp. is back.

Vessels help sinking boat
A pleasure boat struck a submerged pole Sunday afternoon near Spuhn Island, but nearby boats were able to keep it afloat while it was towed to Auke Bay. No one was injured, according to rescuers.

Cordova bans construction in high-risk avalanch zones
CORDOVA - This coastal community has adopted a tough new ban on building in snowslide zones following a devastating avalanche in January that wrecked five homes and two warehouses and killed a 63-year-old woman.

Ancient art, young artists
A dozen musicians are jamming non-stop in the hall at Floyd Dryden Middle School, thanks to Juneau artist Charles Rohrbacher and a team of apprentice fresco artists.

Lamonts buyout wins OK
ANCHORAGE - Another company wants to buy Lamonts Apparel Inc. but hasn't decided whether it would keep all of the struggling chain's stores open.

State and local briefly

City acts on mental health cuts
The Juneau Assembly answered a lawsuit at its Monday night meeting with an ordinance authorizing the reorganization of the city's Health and Social Services Department.

Kerttula finds minority role a challenge in first session
In terms of bills pushed through, Rep. Beth Kerttula, the Juneau Democrat, didn't have a dramatic impact on the 21st Legislature.

State and local briefly

Haines mayor retires from troopers
HAINES - The mayor of the city of Haines no longer will be the Chilkat Valley's highest-ranking law enforcer as of June 1.

City acts on mental health cuts
The Juneau Assembly answered a lawsuit at its Monday night meeting with an ordinance authorizing the reorganization of the city's Health and Social Services Department.

Ancient art, young artists
A dozen musicians are jamming non-stop in the hall at Floyd Dryden Middle School, thanks to Juneau artist Charles Rohrbacher and a team of apprentice fresco artists.

Lamonts buyout wins OK
ANCHORAGE - Another company wants to buy Lamonts Apparel Inc. but hasn't decided whether it would keep all of the struggling chain's stores open.

Correction

Environmentalists push Alaska Zoo to retire elephant in sunnier Clime subhead:
ANCHORAGE - A California-based environmental group is lobbying to get the Alaska Zoo to send its 19-year-old elephant to California.

State and local briefly

Final count confirms Wuerch as new mayor
ANCHORAGE - It's official. George Wuerch is mayor-elect of Alaska's largest city.

Police and fire blotter

Hoonah-Mexico link changes lives
When Conchita Walker flies from Hoonah to Mexico, it's not to drink margaritas on the beach.

Hudson runs for 7th term
A dozen years in the Legislature isn't enough for Rep. Bill Hudson.

N. Pole rescue saves 5 lives
ANCHORAGE - Five people, including famed aviator Dick Rutan, were rescued from the North Pole after their Russian-designed biplane sank through the ice, a Coast Guard spokesman said early today.

JDHS theater fest spotlights students' acting, writing skills
It was four hours to showtime Friday, and India Young, in the costume room at Juneau-Douglas High School, held up a long black dress for Katrina Rice's inspection.

Assembly drops tax exemptions
The city is upping the number of instances when it collects sales taxes from its residents.

Making dreams a reality for children with cancer
A love of Tasmanian devils is one of the links between Marilyn Camm of Juneau and Alex Villegas of San Diego. Another link is cancer.

Corporation to pay first dividend in years
Given up for dead by many shareholders after a string of shady fiscal dealings and well-publicized fiascos during its formative years, the 13th Regional Native Corp. is back.

Vessels help sinking boat
A pleasure boat struck a submerged pole Sunday afternoon near Spuhn Island, but nearby boats were able to keep it afloat while it was towed to Auke Bay. No one was injured, according to rescuers.

State and local briefly

Police and fire blotter

Kerttula finds minority role a challenge in first session
In terms of bills pushed through, Rep. Beth Kerttula, the Juneau Democrat, didn't have a dramatic impact on the 21st Legislature.

Police and fire blotter

Police and fire blotter

Criticizes ad
Letter by Larry Willemsen

Word of mouth

Will peace and quiet coalition pay the rent?
Letter by Deb Bergmann

Seeking a drug test on Capitol Hill
As shameless as they might be, Miami politicians aren't the only ones who've made ninnies of themselves over Elian Gonzalez.

Will peace and quiet coalition pay the rent?
Letter by Deb Bergmann

The truth about Social Security's future
The following editorial appeared in today's edition of the Washington Post:

Conservation act is good news for Alaska
The following editorial appeared in the May 14 edition of the Anchorage Daily News:

Foreign or local dollars?
Letter by Jerry Buckley

Concerned about Don Young's bill
Ruth Ewig

Word of mouth

Flight noise problem badly overstated
Helicopter fly-over sound has been reduced this summer by 44 percent. Through the efforts of elected officials, and in particular Juneau assembly member Tom Garrett

Seeking a drug test on Capitol Hill
As shameless as they might be, Miami politicians aren't the only ones who've made ninnies of themselves over Elian Gonzalez.

Word of mouth

The truth about Social Security's future
The following editorial appeared in today's edition of the Washington Post:

Concerned about Don Young's bill
Ruth Ewig

Foreign or local dollars?
Letter by Jerry Buckley

Flight noise problem badly overstated
Helicopter fly-over sound has been reduced this summer by 44 percent. Through the efforts of elected officials, and in particular Juneau assembly member Tom Garrett

Word of mouth

Criticizes ad
Letter by Larry Willemsen

Conservation act is good news for Alaska
The following editorial appeared in the May 14 edition of the Anchorage Daily News:

Salmon derby standings

Salmon derby standings
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Salmon derby standings
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