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Tuesday, May 22, 2001

Companies find new oil field
ANCHORAGE - Phillips Alaska Inc. and BP Exploration (Alaska) have announced the discovery of a new oil field west of the Kuparuk field.

Business Profile

In the Tank

Companies find new oil field
ANCHORAGE - Phillips Alaska Inc. and BP Exploration (Alaska) have announced the discovery of a new oil field west of the Kuparuk field.

In the Tank

Historic mansion turned home for seniors
Dining chairs with carved shell backs and brocade seats are seldom associated with assisted-living facilities, but the dining set encapsulates the kind of attention to detail found at a new group home for the elderly in downtown Juneau.

Business Profile

Historic mansion turned home for seniors
Dining chairs with carved shell backs and brocade seats are seldom associated with assisted-living facilities, but the dining set encapsulates the kind of attention to detail found at a new group home for the elderly in downtown Juneau.

Around Town

Obituary

Around Town

Obituary

Around Town

Around Town

Obituary

Obituary

Local girl wins nat'l award focusing on whole person
A local girl was chosen as one of 25 girls to be recognized by the national magazine New Moon for their beauty of character.

ADF&G head backs wolf control plan
FAIRBANKS - Department of Fish and Game Commissioner Frank Rue urged the Alaska Board of Game to adopt a series of proposals that could lead to the killing of wolves in the McGrath area.

Targeting teens who drink
Teens who have unprotected sex after drinking alcohol or who imbibe while pregnant are being targeted by a new program at the Juneau affiliate of the National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence.

City gets tough on bear bait
Juneau residents who leave garbage in the path of bears will face fines under an ordinance approved by the Juneau Assembly on Monday. But most people with bird feeders won't be penalized.

Targeting teens who drink
Teens who have unprotected sex after drinking alcohol or who imbibe while pregnant are being targeted by a new program at the Juneau affiliate of the National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence.

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

Board OKs protection zone for wolves
FAIRBANKS - The state Board of Game approved an increase in a buffer zone to protect wolves that stray from Denali National Park and Preserve.

Briefly

Briefly

Study finds Alaska's children faring better than 8 years ago
ANCHORAGE - More Alaska babies are surviving their first year of life and fewer of the state's teens are dying in accidents and suicides. But more babies are coming into the world underweight and more children are living in poverty.

78 injured after ship lurches
SEATTLE - A cruise ship that turned sharply over the weekend, injuring almost 80 people, is on its way back to Alaska today.

Odds - Not so good anymore
They used to say the odds were good for women seeking men in Alaska. Now the odds are almost even.

Briefly

New home for older Alaskans
Lovie Clark sang and waved as she was wheeled into her new home at Wildflower Court this morning. At 86, she could enjoy the ride while others packed boxes and moved furniture.

Phillips hits oil in N. Slope petroleum reserve
ANCHORAGE - Phillips Petroleum Co. has struck oil on five of six wells drilled in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska, and geologists believe the wells have hit three separate accumulations of oil and gas.

Cash shortfalls hit youth services
Funding shortfalls at Juneau Youth Services might prompt a change in programs aimed at troubled children, according to administrators. Meanwhile, parents and community members are worried some mental health treatment services might be eliminated.

Feds target salmon plants for pollution
ANCHORAGE - Federal regulators are cracking down on Alaska canneries, including several in Ketchikan, by imposing a slew of hefty fines.

78 injured after ship lurches
SEATTLE - A cruise ship that turned sharply over the weekend, injuring almost 80 people, is on its way back to Alaska today.

Cocaine seizures hit 21 pounds
ANCHORAGE - Drug agents have intercepted more than 21 pounds of cocaine smuggled through the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport this year, Alaska State Troopers said.

Local girl wins nat'l award focusing on whole person
A local girl was chosen as one of 25 girls to be recognized by the national magazine New Moon for their beauty of character.

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

City gets tough on bear bait
Juneau residents who leave garbage in the path of bears will face fines under an ordinance approved by the Juneau Assembly on Monday. But most people with bird feeders won't be penalized.

Cash shortfalls hit youth services
Funding shortfalls at Juneau Youth Services might prompt a change in programs aimed at troubled children, according to administrators. Meanwhile, parents and community members are worried some mental health treatment services might be eliminated.

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

Feds target salmon plants for pollution
ANCHORAGE - Federal regulators are cracking down on Alaska canneries, including several in Ketchikan, by imposing a slew of hefty fines.

Briefly

Cocaine seizures hit 21 pounds
ANCHORAGE - Drug agents have intercepted more than 21 pounds of cocaine smuggled through the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport this year, Alaska State Troopers said.

Study finds Alaska's children faring better than 8 years ago
ANCHORAGE - More Alaska babies are surviving their first year of life and fewer of the state's teens are dying in accidents and suicides. But more babies are coming into the world underweight and more children are living in poverty.

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

Odds - Not so good anymore
They used to say the odds were good for women seeking men in Alaska. Now the odds are almost even.

New home for older Alaskans
Lovie Clark sang and waved as she was wheeled into her new home at Wildflower Court this morning. At 86, she could enjoy the ride while others packed boxes and moved furniture.

Phillips hits oil in N. Slope petroleum reserve
ANCHORAGE - Phillips Petroleum Co. has struck oil on five of six wells drilled in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska, and geologists believe the wells have hit three separate accumulations of oil and gas.

Board OKs protection zone for wolves
FAIRBANKS - The state Board of Game approved an increase in a buffer zone to protect wolves that stray from Denali National Park and Preserve.

ADF&G head backs wolf control plan
FAIRBANKS - Department of Fish and Game Commissioner Frank Rue urged the Alaska Board of Game to adopt a series of proposals that could lead to the killing of wolves in the McGrath area.

Word of Mouth
Word of Mouth appears when justified by the number of calls received. Callers' names will appear in print. Call 586-4636 and press 8255 to leave a message.

Fishing industry will suffer from pollution
Alaskans eat a lot of seafood. They also sell a lot of seafood all over the world.

Alaska's tax burden
The following editorial appeared in the May 16 issue of the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: It is a sorry fact of life that government is taking bigger and bigger bites out of the paychecks of most working Americans.

A railroad makes sense for Denali park
During the recent legislative session I passed HB 244, which will transfer some state land to the Denali Borough for a rail corridor from near Healy to the border with Denali National Park.

A particular risk
The following editorial appeared in Sunday's Washington Post: Just a few days ago, the International Olympic Committee endorsed Beijing's bid to host the 2008 Olympics, making the Chinese capital a finalist along with Paris and Toronto. "The commission is clear that none of them presents any particular risk," an IOC report said. Tell that to Li Shaomin.

Word of Mouth
Word of Mouth appears when justified by the number of calls received. Callers' names will appear in print. Call 586-4636 and press 8255 to leave a message.

Sacrifice for your kids
Planned parenthood is a joke. At least it is when planning on having a child around the next available daycare opening. Come on folks, just when my faith in humanity is on the up, May 20th's article on "Fixing Child Care Worries," proves to me otherwise.

Alaska's tax burden
The following editorial appeared in the May 16 issue of the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: It is a sorry fact of life that government is taking bigger and bigger bites out of the paychecks of most working Americans.

Word of Mouth
Word of Mouth appears when justified by the number of calls received. Calls must be limited to one minute. Callers' names will appear in print. Call 586-4636 and press 8255 to leave a message.

Sacrifice for your kids
Planned parenthood is a joke. At least it is when planning on having a child around the next available daycare opening. Come on folks, just when my faith in humanity is on the up, May 20th's article on "Fixing Child Care Worries," proves to me otherwise.

Word of Mouth
Word of Mouth appears when justified by the number of calls received. Calls must be limited to one minute. Callers' names will appear in print. Call 586-4636 and press 8255 to leave a message.

Fishing industry will suffer from pollution
Alaskans eat a lot of seafood. They also sell a lot of seafood all over the world.

A railroad makes sense for Denali park
During the recent legislative session I passed HB 244, which will transfer some state land to the Denali Borough for a rail corridor from near Healy to the border with Denali National Park.

A particular risk
The following editorial appeared in Sunday's Washington Post: Just a few days ago, the International Olympic Committee endorsed Beijing's bid to host the 2008 Olympics, making the Chinese capital a finalist along with Paris and Toronto. "The commission is clear that none of them presents any particular risk," an IOC report said. Tell that to Li Shaomin.

Sports in Juneau

Ten Bears earn state at-large bids
Ten Juneau-Douglas High School track and field athletes received at-large bids for this weekend's State Track and Field Championships at Palmer High School.

Sports in Juneau

Local Scoreboard:King Salmon Derby Standings

Sports in Juneau

Ten Bears earn state at-large bids
Ten Juneau-Douglas High School track and field athletes received at-large bids for this weekend's State Track and Field Championships at Palmer High School.

Local Scoreboard: King Salmon Derby Standings

Sports in Juneau

Local Scoreboard:King Salmon Derby Standings

Local Scoreboard: King Salmon Derby Standings

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