Saturday, May 20, 2000

More undecideds support China trade bill
WASHINGTON (AP) - Supporters of a landmark China trade bill won a handful of converts in the House today and predicted a new Chinese-European trade pact would strengthen their hand.

More undecideds support China trade bill
WASHINGTON (AP) - Supporters of a landmark China trade bill won a handful of converts in the House today and predicted a new Chinese-European trade pact would strengthen their hand.

Thank you . . .

Around town

Community briefly

Best bets
Juneau is in the midst of a month loaded with entertainment, and there are many fine choices for the coming week. This week there are two blues bands, two plays, an original dance performance production and a dozen classical concerts to enjoy.

School calendar

Around town

Community briefly

Weddings
Rae Lynn Crago and Gary Lewis, Joseph Johnson Sr. and Judith Griffin

Best bets
Juneau is in the midst of a month loaded with entertainment, and there are many fine choices for the coming week. This week there are two blues bands, two plays, an original dance performance production and a dozen classical concerts to enjoy.

Thank you . . .

Migratory birds are returning to Alaska
Springtime brings us many natural wonders to celebrate. One is the annual return of migratory birds to Alaska from a winter in the southern United States or Latin America.

Honors and awards

School calendar

Weddings
Rae Lynn Crago and Gary Lewis, Joseph Johnson Sr. and Judith Griffin

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Honors and awards

Migratory birds are returning to Alaska
Springtime brings us many natural wonders to celebrate. One is the annual return of migratory birds to Alaska from a winter in the southern United States or Latin America.

Natives: Climate change hurting wild food
ANCHORAGE --Dramatic climate changes are under way in Alaska that are making it harder for Natives to continue their subsistence lifestyles, a scientific gathering in Washington, D.C. was told this week.

Huna Totem stays on fiscal course
The management of Huna Totem, the Native corporation for the village of Hoonah, heads into Saturday's annual meeting with a stay-the-course strategy for its investment portfolio and real estate holdings, says president and CEO Peter Hocson.

Alternative program sends students into community
Allen Anderson, a junior at Juneau-Douglas High School, found it hard to raise money for a fenced outdoor puppy pen at Gastineau Humane Society.

Man collects found cash
Aaron Dimond didn't win the lottery, but he did find buried treasure.

Police and fire blotter

Nine injured, homes destroyed in Interior village
FAIRBANKS --Nine people were injured and three houses destroyed Thursday in the Interior village of Beaver when wind whipped a controlled burn into a runaway blaze.

Police and fire blotter

Senator tries to close dumping loophole
JUNEAU --A loophole that allows ships to dump untreated sewage within the Inside Passage would be closed under legislation proposed Thursday by Sen. Frank Murkowski.

Nine injured, homes destroyed in Interior village
FAIRBANKS --Nine people were injured and three houses destroyed Thursday in the Interior village of Beaver when wind whipped a controlled burn into a runaway blaze.

From flying jet fighters to runnin Juneau Airport
The moon as destination is what got Juneau's new airport manager into the aviation game.

Man collects found cash
Aaron Dimond didn't win the lottery, but he did find buried treasure.

State and local briefly

Alternative program sends students into community
Allen Anderson, a junior at Juneau-Douglas High School, found it hard to raise money for a fenced outdoor puppy pen at Gastineau Humane Society.

Natives: Climate change hurting wild food
ANCHORAGE --Dramatic climate changes are under way in Alaska that are making it harder for Natives to continue their subsistence lifestyles, a scientific gathering in Washington, D.C. was told this week.

State and local briefly

Huna Totem stays on fiscal course
The management of Huna Totem, the Native corporation for the village of Hoonah, heads into Saturday's annual meeting with a stay-the-course strategy for its investment portfolio and real estate holdings, says president and CEO Peter Hocson.

From flying jet fighters to runnin Juneau Airport
The moon as destination is what got Juneau's new airport manager into the aviation game.

Senator tries to close dumping loophole
JUNEAU --A loophole that allows ships to dump untreated sewage within the Inside Passage would be closed under legislation proposed Thursday by Sen. Frank Murkowski.

Flight tour companies seek solutions
For the past 18 years, as a manager, owner and operator of helicopter flightseeing tours, I have been privileged to share the place I love with visitors. Through their eyes, I am constantly made aware of what a wonderful place Juneau really is. I enjoy sharing the surrounding natural beauty with residents and visitors and I am working hard to preserve and protect our environment.

Another view of the abortion issue
Letter by Sidney D. Heidersdorf

Middle school has problems
Letter by Michael D. Van Fleet Sr.

Another view of the abortion issue
Letter by Sidney D. Heidersdorf

Level playing rules on and off the field
Whether we all agree or not, sports is about competition. Not everyone gets to play, not everyone even makes the team. But that's how this country has defined sports for decades - the best make the team and the very best play.

Level playing rules on and off the field
Whether we all agree or not, sports is about competition. Not everyone gets to play, not everyone even makes the team. But that's how this country has defined sports for decades - the best make the team and the very best play.

Word of mouth

Middle school has problems
Letter by Michael D. Van Fleet Sr.

Word of mouth

Flight tour companies seek solutions
For the past 18 years, as a manager, owner and operator of helicopter flightseeing tours, I have been privileged to share the place I love with visitors. Through their eyes, I am constantly made aware of what a wonderful place Juneau really is. I enjoy sharing the surrounding natural beauty with residents and visitors and I am working hard to preserve and protect our environment.

Juneau lacking pitchers at state
ANCHORAGE -- Missing pitchers will make it difficult for the defending state champion Juneau-Douglas softball team to make a fourth straight appearance in the title game this weekend.

Sports in Juneau

Juneau lacking pitchers at state
ANCHORAGE -- Missing pitchers will make it difficult for the defending state champion Juneau-Douglas softball team to make a fourth straight appearance in the title game this weekend.

Sports in Juneau

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