Thursday, May 18, 2000

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.

Proper procedures not followed in New Mexico fire, officials say
Editor's Note: The breaking news item listed in today's Empire was in error. The report on Amazon.com stock was dated and should not have been listed. The following article is today's breaking news.

Proper procedures not followed in New Mexico fire, officials say
Editor's Note: The breaking news item listed in today's Empire was in error. The report on Amazon.com stock was dated and should not have been listed. The following article is today's breaking news.

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.

Pet of the week

Around town
Thursday, May 18

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

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

Thank you...

Around town

Thank you...

Briefly

Around town
Thursday, May 18

Pet of the week

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
Melrose Webster DeHart, Jr.

JDHS debate team finishes second at state

JDHS debate team finishes second at state

Around town

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
Melrose Webster DeHart, Jr.

Briefly

French Horn player Russell Strandtmann
Russell Strandtmann plays French horn with the symphony and the Juneau Marching Band, alto horn with Dale Wygant's Polka Band and recorder with the Juneau Folk Ensemble.

Entertainment calendar
Movies

George Carlin: Thinking funny
Good comedians make people laugh. Great comedians make people think.

State and local briefly

French Horn player Russell Strandtmann
Russell Strandtmann plays French horn with the symphony and the Juneau Marching Band, alto horn with Dale Wygant's Polka Band and recorder with the Juneau Folk Ensemble.

George Carlin: Thinking funny
Good comedians make people laugh. Great comedians make people think.

State and local briefly

Dancing in the air
Since Becky Engstrom had knee surgery last year, the dancer and choreographer has taken to the air with her work.

Dancing in the air
Since Becky Engstrom had knee surgery last year, the dancer and choreographer has taken to the air with her work.

Entertainment calendar
Movies

Jamming on Pelican's Boardwalk
Pelican's going to be busy this weekend as music lovers converge on the fishing town for the Second Annual Pelican Boardwalk Boogie.

A fortnight of Juneau Jazz and Classics
Chicago bluesman Studebaker John Grimaldi made an impression on Greg Cohen that he's never forgotten.

Jamming on Pelican's Boardwalk
Pelican's going to be busy this weekend as music lovers converge on the fishing town for the Second Annual Pelican Boardwalk Boogie.

A fortnight of Juneau Jazz and Classics
Chicago bluesman Studebaker John Grimaldi made an impression on Greg Cohen that he's never forgotten.

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

City aims to up fees subhead:Proposed service cuts won't happen
Juneau's bus riders will have to spring for an extra quarter per ride this coming fiscal year, permit seekers will pay more for city paperwork, and Parks and Recreation facility users face bigger fees. But city budget cuts will generally be invisible to the person on the street.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Principal leaves JDHS for new job
Outgoing Juneau-Douglas High School Principal Sasha Soboleff says he embraces a new opportunity to work on programs important to Alaska Natives and other minorities.

Cleaner wetlands expected after Bonnie Brae Sewer fix
In about a year and a half, the Bonnie Brae subdivision will get the treatment it deserves.

Gulf over cruise ships
Conflicting expectations surfaced Wednesday about what can be accomplished this summer in assessing the environmental impact of cruise ships.

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

Contaminated soil may move to rifle range
The city has proposed a new use for the contaminated soil removed several years ago from the Riverbend Elementary School construction site.

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.

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.

State and local briefly
School board wants vote on repairs

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.

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.

State and local briefly
School board wants vote on repairs

State and local briefly

State and local briefly

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

Cleaner wetlands expected after Bonnie Brae Sewer fix
In about a year and a half, the Bonnie Brae subdivision will get the treatment it deserves.

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.

Police and fire blotter

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.

State objects to Dillingham dump bear tour
ANCHORAGE - Letting a guide charge people $20 to view bears at the Dillingham dump is a bad idea that ``sets a bad example for other Alaska communities,'' state officials say.

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.

State objects to Dillingham dump bear tour
ANCHORAGE - Letting a guide charge people $20 to view bears at the Dillingham dump is a bad idea that ``sets a bad example for other Alaska communities,'' state officials say.

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.

Contaminated soil may move to rifle range
The city has proposed a new use for the contaminated soil removed several years ago from the Riverbend Elementary School construction site.

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.

Gulf over cruise ships
Conflicting expectations surfaced Wednesday about what can be accomplished this summer in assessing the environmental impact of cruise ships.

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

Principal leaves JDHS for new job
Outgoing Juneau-Douglas High School Principal Sasha Soboleff says he embraces a new opportunity to work on programs important to Alaska Natives and other minorities.

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

Klawock considers alternative high school diploma
Klawock School District officials are developing a new diploma program for students who fail the state's new graduation exam.

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.

Arctic sees effects of thinning ice cap, scientists say
ANCHORAGE - The polar ice cap has thinned by 40 percent in just three decades, according to recent research on arctic environmental changes.

City aims to up fees subhead:Proposed service cuts won't happen
Juneau's bus riders will have to spring for an extra quarter per ride this coming fiscal year, permit seekers will pay more for city paperwork, and Parks and Recreation facility users face bigger fees. But city budget cuts will generally be invisible to the person on the street.

Arctic sees effects of thinning ice cap, scientists say
ANCHORAGE - The polar ice cap has thinned by 40 percent in just three decades, according to recent research on arctic environmental changes.

Klawock considers alternative high school diploma
Klawock School District officials are developing a new diploma program for students who fail the state's new graduation exam.

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.

Word of mouth

A glimpse at our men in blue
Letter by Brad Wilmot

The Fed raises its voice

Landless issue needs more voices
I am a very concerned landless shareholder.

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

Friends of the Flag need friends
The new millennium signifies the 22nd consecutive year that the Friends of the Flags have been able to have the flags of the 50 states flying along Egan Drive downtown

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.

Word of mouth

Word of mouth

Bush-McCain peace pact is falling apart

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.

Word of mouth

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

Friends of the Flag need friends
The new millennium signifies the 22nd consecutive year that the Friends of the Flags have been able to have the flags of the 50 states flying along Egan Drive downtown

A glimpse at our men in blue
Letter by Brad Wilmot

Landless issue needs more voices
I am a very concerned landless shareholder.

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

The Fed raises its voice

Bush-McCain peace pact is falling apart

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

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

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

Bears in running for region
The Juneau-Douglas High School track and field team has dominated Region V over the years, but the times, they are a changing.

Sports scores

Salmon derby standings
SPRING KING SALMON DERBY

Swimming awards

Salmon derby standings
SPRING KING SALMON DERBY

Salmon derby standings

Juneau baseball team faces make-or-break weekend
The whole season could be at stake this weekend as the Juneau-Douglas High School baseball team heads to Sitka for five games starting a 3 p.m. this afternoon when Juneau plays Ketchikan.

Juneau baseball team faces make-or-break weekend
The whole season could be at stake this weekend as the Juneau-Douglas High School baseball team heads to Sitka for five games starting a 3 p.m. this afternoon when Juneau plays Ketchikan.

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.

Bears in running for region
The Juneau-Douglas High School track and field team has dominated Region V over the years, but the times, they are a changing.

Correction

Sports scores

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.

Swimming awards

Correction

Breadline, Outer Point still producing kings

Salmon derby standings

Breadline, Outer Point still producing kings

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