Wednesday, May 17, 2000

Business calendar
This week in business

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.

Briefly

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.

On the move

On the move

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

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

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

Briefly

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.

Sasha Soboleff to leave JDHS principal's office
Juneau-Douglas High School Principal Sasha Soboleff will move to the school district's central office after this school year, his first as JDHS principal.

Sasha Soboleff to leave JDHS principal's office
Juneau-Douglas High School Principal Sasha Soboleff will move to the school district's central office after this school year, his first as JDHS principal.

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

Wild plants, roses and Mother's Day
This has been a glorious week: bright sunny weather, all the daffodils in bloom, tulips just opening and primroses filling front yards with their explosive ``Pom Pom Poms.'' Our yard has two very old Weeping European Larches with craggy arching shapes.

Obituaries

Obituaries

Wild plants, roses and Mother's Day
This has been a glorious week: bright sunny weather, all the daffodils in bloom, tulips just opening and primroses filling front yards with their explosive ``Pom Pom Poms.'' Our yard has two very old Weeping European Larches with craggy arching shapes.

Briefly

JDHS debate team finishes second at state

Pet of the week

Briefly

Around town

Around town

Around town

Weddings
Nada Janackovic and Eric Acevedo, Anita L. Statter and Capt. Robert W. Smith

JDHS debate team finishes second at state

Thank you...

Obituaries
Melrose Webster DeHart, Jr.

Weddings
Nada Janackovic and Eric Acevedo, Anita L. Statter and Capt. Robert W. Smith

Pet of the week

Thank you...

Around town

Obituaries
Melrose Webster DeHart, Jr.

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.

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

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.

Surviving the blast - and memories
Bruce Nelson thought it was the end of the world when the Mount St. Helens volcano blew its top 20 years ago.

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.

Juneau eyes slide options
Juneau has no law requiring owners and prospective buyers of properties in avalanche areas to be notified that those areas are dangerous.

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

Shareholders grill Alaska Airlines
SEATTLE - Alaska Air Group executives have gotten an earful from disgruntled pilots and shareholders concerned about the company's image and performance following the deadly crash of Flight 261 in January.

Museum finds historic basket via Internet
UNALASKA - Forget about the belief that only junk is available at Internet auction houses.

Elton keeps up flight against tax cap even after session
Halfway through his first term as Juneau's state senator, Kim Elton is gearing up to campaign.

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.

Haines anglers want more kings
Some sport fishermen in Haines want to see more salmon returns, but their proposed solutions aren't likely to happen, state fishery managers say.

Police and fire blotter

Law bans charging for rape exams
Rape victims won't have to suffer the further indignity of being billed for the exam required to investigate the crime.

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

Climber hospitalized after McKinley fall
ANCHORAGE - An Austrian climber was in stable condition at an Anchorage hospital today after falling 800 feet on Mount McKinley.

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.

Coaches may play by new rules
Coaches would have written criteria for student participation in sports, and parents and students would have a say in evaluating coaches, under a proposed revision of the Juneau schools' policy on activities.

Police and fire blotter

Climber hospitalized after McKinley fall
ANCHORAGE - An Austrian climber was in stable condition at an Anchorage hospital today after falling 800 feet on Mount McKinley.

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.

Law bans charging for rape exams
Rape victims won't have to suffer the further indignity of being billed for the exam required to investigate the crime.

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

Haines anglers want more kings
Some sport fishermen in Haines want to see more salmon returns, but their proposed solutions aren't likely to happen, state fishery managers say.

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.

Elton keeps up flight against tax cap even after session
Halfway through his first term as Juneau's state senator, Kim Elton is gearing up to campaign.

State and local briefly

State and local briefly
School board wants vote on repairs

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
Juneau police, fire officials, hospital officials, the Juneau Crime Line and state troopers reported:

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.

Surviving the blast - and memories
Bruce Nelson thought it was the end of the world when the Mount St. Helens volcano blew its top 20 years ago.

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.

Museum finds historic basket via Internet
UNALASKA - Forget about the belief that only junk is available at Internet auction houses.

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

Juneau eyes slide options
Juneau has no law requiring owners and prospective buyers of properties in avalanche areas to be notified that those areas are dangerous.

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.

Shareholders grill Alaska Airlines
SEATTLE - Alaska Air Group executives have gotten an earful from disgruntled pilots and shareholders concerned about the company's image and performance following the deadly crash of Flight 261 in January.

State and local briefly

Coaches may play by new rules
Coaches would have written criteria for student participation in sports, and parents and students would have a say in evaluating coaches, under a proposed revision of the Juneau schools' policy on activities.

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.

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.

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

Police and fire blotter
Juneau police, fire officials, hospital officials, the Juneau Crime Line and state troopers reported:

State and local briefly
School board wants vote on repairs

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.

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.

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.

New-new math doesn't compute correctly
The following editorial appeared in Sunday's edition of the Chicago Tribune:

A glimpse at our men in blue
Letter by Brad Wilmot

Word of mouth

Course's philosophy could hurt Natives
Not long ago several Christian denominations came together to formally apologize to the Native peoples of Alaska for causing harm to their cultures.

Foreign or local dollars?
Letter by Jerry Buckley

Paradise and its people need to be preserved
Dewey P. George

Word of mouth

New-new math doesn't compute correctly
The following editorial appeared in Sunday's edition of the Chicago Tribune:

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

Word of mouth

Word of mouth

A glimpse at our men in blue
Letter by Brad Wilmot

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

Course's philosophy could hurt Natives
Not long ago several Christian denominations came together to formally apologize to the Native peoples of Alaska for causing harm to their cultures.

Paradise and its people need to be preserved
Dewey P. George

Foreign or local dollars?
Letter by Jerry Buckley

Salmon derby standings

Salmon derby standings
SPRING KING SALMON DERBY

Juneau, Ketchikan wrestlers medal at state youth tourney
Members of the Juneau Tornadoes Youth Wrestling Club claimed 20 medals, while a single Ketchikan wrestler claimed two, during the Alaska Youth Freestyle and Greco-Roman Wrestling Championships May 5-7 in Anchorage.

Salmon derby standings
SPRING KING SALMON DERBY

Correction

Correction

Salmon derby standings

Staveland inks minor league deal with Braves
Toby Staveland of Juneau took a big step toward realizing his dream

Juneau, Ketchikan wrestlers medal at state youth tourney
Members of the Juneau Tornadoes Youth Wrestling Club claimed 20 medals, while a single Ketchikan wrestler claimed two, during the Alaska Youth Freestyle and Greco-Roman Wrestling Championships May 5-7 in Anchorage.

Staveland inks minor league deal with Braves
Toby Staveland of Juneau took a big step toward realizing his dream

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