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Saturday, May 19, 2001

Teens take prom dinner to the sea
Impressing a date with a pre-prom dinner can be tough in Skagway, where everyone has already eaten at the local cafes, restaurants and pizza places any number of times. So this year the high schoolers made dinner reservations on a cruise ship.

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School Calendar

FYI

Obituaries

JDHS librarian honored by state association
When Juneau-Douglas High School librarian Linda Thibodeau saw Justin Dorn looking confused, she set down her lunch and helped the student.

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Obituaries

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Finding the joy and value in opposition
"For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction." This principle of Newtonian physics is not only demonstrated in the physical world but in much of the social and emotional world as well.

JDHS librarian honored by state association
When Juneau-Douglas High School librarian Linda Thibodeau saw Justin Dorn looking confused, she set down her lunch and helped the student.

Teens take prom dinner to the sea
Impressing a date with a pre-prom dinner can be tough in Skagway, where everyone has already eaten at the local cafes, restaurants and pizza places any number of times. So this year the high schoolers made dinner reservations on a cruise ship.

Finding the joy and value in opposition
"For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction." This principle of Newtonian physics is not only demonstrated in the physical world but in much of the social and emotional world as well.

School Calendar

Weekend Best Bets
In 1851 Henry David Thoreau said, "In wildness is the preservation of the world," and Herman Melville published "Moby Dick."

Around Town

Weekend Best Bets
In 1851 Henry David Thoreau said, "In wildness is the preservation of the world," and Herman Melville published "Moby Dick."

Around Town

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Hearing aid merchant indicted on 56 charges
An Anchorage-based federal grand jury indicted a Juneau merchant Thursday on multiple charges related to dispensing hearing aids in Southeast Alaska.

Weaver takes on a tradition
Take a tour of Debbie Young-Canaday's Tlingit and Haida-style baskets and you'll see patterns that have existed for hundreds of years: half head of salmonberry, Hudson Bay blanket, snail trail.

Board takes up wolf control issues
FAIRBANKS -- The state Board of Game will hold a special, two-day meeting in Fairbanks to discuss wolf control and wolf protection issues.

Divided on road plan
Opinions about the future of transportation in Juneau varied at a meeting Thursday, with discussions centering on safety, a second channel crossing, Egan Drive and ways to reduce demand for driver-only trips.

An early start on energy
WASHINGTON -- Alaska U.S. Sen. Frank Murkowski will be among those taking a first crack at President Bush's energy package.

Hearing aid merchant indicted on 56 charges
An Anchorage-based federal grand jury indicted a Juneau merchant Thursday on multiple charges related to dispensing hearing aids in Southeast Alaska.

Divided on road plan
Opinions about the future of transportation in Juneau varied at a meeting Thursday, with discussions centering on safety, a second channel crossing, Egan Drive and ways to reduce demand for driver-only trips.

Plane that crashed in Denali park disintegrated in flight
ANCHORAGE - The small plane that crashed in the Alaska Range near Mount McKinley last summer, killing the pilot and three National Park Service rangers, disintegrated in flight, according to a report by the National Transportation Safety Board.

Copper River salmon becomes high-priced treat in Lower 48
ANCHORAGE -- Salmon whisked from the Copper River flats to Seattle was selling for anywhere from $12.99 to $19.99 at Seattle supermarkets hours after the fishery opened Thursday.

An early start on energy
WASHINGTON -- Alaska U.S. Sen. Frank Murkowski will be among those taking a first crack at President Bush's energy package.

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Copper River salmon becomes high-priced treat in Lower 48
ANCHORAGE -- Salmon whisked from the Copper River flats to Seattle was selling for anywhere from $12.99 to $19.99 at Seattle supermarkets hours after the fishery opened Thursday.

Two Anchorage residents chosen for Board of Game
ANCHORAGE - Two Anchorage residents were appointed to the state Board of Game on Thursday.

Two Anchorage residents chosen for Board of Game
ANCHORAGE - Two Anchorage residents were appointed to the state Board of Game on Thursday.

Police and Fire
Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported...

Board takes up wolf control issues
FAIRBANKS -- The state Board of Game will hold a special, two-day meeting in Fairbanks to discuss wolf control and wolf protection issues.

Plane that crashed in Denali park disintegrated in flight
ANCHORAGE - The small plane that crashed in the Alaska Range near Mount McKinley last summer, killing the pilot and three National Park Service rangers, disintegrated in flight, according to a report by the National Transportation Safety Board.

Weaver takes on a tradition
Take a tour of Debbie Young-Canaday's Tlingit and Haida-style baskets and you'll see patterns that have existed for hundreds of years: half head of salmonberry, Hudson Bay blanket, snail trail.

Police and Fire
Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported...

Word of Mouth
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Word of Mouth
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Introduce DOT/PF to accountability
In the May 16 Empire, Capt. Bob Doll, Southeast regional director for the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT/PF), heralded the opportunity to "talk about ferry

Introduce DOT/PF to accountability
In the May 16 Empire, Capt. Bob Doll, Southeast regional director for the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT/PF), heralded the opportunity to "talk about ferry

A scattershot energy policy
This editorial appeared in today's Los Angeles Times: President Bush's energy plan is a compendium of just about every energy idea, good and bad, to come down the pike in the past 25 years. At times, the former Texas oilman sounded like a born-again environmentalist as he introduced his policy in St. Paul, Minn., Thursday.

A scattershot energy policy
This editorial appeared in today's Los Angeles Times: President Bush's energy plan is a compendium of just about every energy idea, good and bad, to come down the pike in the past 25 years. At times, the former Texas oilman sounded like a born-again environmentalist as he introduced his policy in St. Paul, Minn., Thursday.

No let up for Crimson Bears
After Wednesday's 8-2 win over Ketchikan clinched a second-straight state tournament berth, it would be easy to understand if the Juneau-Douglas High School baseball team took it easy and cruised through its final three games of the regular season.

Juneau softball team ready for state
The Juneau-Douglas High School softball team was disappointed when the Crimson Bears were snowed out of eight games by a freak storm early this month in Anchorage and Palmer.

Sports Briefs

Sports in Juneau

Local Scoreboard: King Salmon Derby Standings

Sports in Juneau

No let up for Crimson Bears
After Wednesday's 8-2 win over Ketchikan clinched a second-straight state tournament berth, it would be easy to understand if the Juneau-Douglas High School baseball team took it easy and cruised through its final three games of the regular season.

Sports Briefs

Juneau softball team ready for state
The Juneau-Douglas High School softball team was disappointed when the Crimson Bears were snowed out of eight games by a freak storm early this month in Anchorage and Palmer.

Local Scoreboard: King Salmon Derby Standings

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