Saturday, May 27, 2000

Justice Department still wants Microsoft split into two companies
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department, in a filing to a federal judge today, pushed anew today to have software giant Microsoft split into two companies.

Justice Department still wants Microsoft split into two companies
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department, in a filing to a federal judge today, pushed anew today to have software giant Microsoft split into two companies.

Thank you . . .

School calendar
This is the last week of the calendar for the school year

Best bets
Jazz cats and king salmon, classical virtuosos and prophets of funk, and the comic tale of a dead poet are the highlights for the weekend.

FYI

Pentecost shows life holds so much more
Do you ever feel as empty as a TV without power? Like a hollow shell with little inside? Silently we might say to ourselves, ``Is this all there is to life?''

Neighbors briefly

Awards, honors, graduations and enlistments
Marianne Mills of Juneau was elected first vice-president of the League of Women Voters during its state convention in Anchorage recently. Marie Olson of Juneau was elected as a director of the group.

Best bets
Jazz cats and king salmon, classical virtuosos and prophets of funk, and the comic tale of a dead poet are the highlights for the weekend.

Neighbors briefly

Awards, honors, graduations and enlistments
Marianne Mills of Juneau was elected first vice-president of the League of Women Voters during its state convention in Anchorage recently. Marie Olson of Juneau was elected as a director of the group.

Thank you . . .

Around town

School calendar
This is the last week of the calendar for the school year

Weddings
Christine Tatham and Andrew Wachmann

Pentecost shows life holds so much more
Do you ever feel as empty as a TV without power? Like a hollow shell with little inside? Silently we might say to ourselves, ``Is this all there is to life?''

Weddings
Christine Tatham and Andrew Wachmann

Around town

FYI

Uncounted residents may cost Juneau
The U.S. Census Bureau is making a final push to count the people in about 700 Juneau households who haven't filled out their forms.

Police and fire blotter

Panel finds fault with judge over jailed witness
ANCHORAGE -- A Bethel judge is under fire from the Alaska Commission on Judicial Conduct for allegedly violating state law and the judicial code by improperly jailing a witness in a criminal case to make sure she stayed sober.

Fellow diver, counselor testify in drowning trial
Heidi Kirkevold, who died in a 1996 diving accident in Barlow Cove, was a ``very uneasy'' diver who didn't seem to enjoy the sport, a witness testified Thursday in a lawsuit over her death.

Campaign finance bill killed
Gov. Tony Knowles has vetoed a campaign financing bill, saying it ``significantly weakens'' Alaska's existing laws.

World War II vet remembers battle of the Coral Sea
The torpedoes, the bombs and the sinking of the ship weren't even the worst parts of the Battle of the Coral Sea for Nello Long.

Fellow diver, counselor testify in drowning trial
Heidi Kirkevold, who died in a 1996 diving accident in Barlow Cove, was a ``very uneasy'' diver who didn't seem to enjoy the sport, a witness testified Thursday in a lawsuit over her death.

Uncounted residents may cost Juneau
The U.S. Census Bureau is making a final push to count the people in about 700 Juneau households who haven't filled out their forms.

Adult ed grads look forward to new career paths
For a woman from Thailand, an injured man who can't do physical labor, and a village family trying to make it in Juneau, classes in adult education have provided a new direction.

State and local briefly

State and local briefly

Police and fire blotter

Panel finds fault with judge over jailed witness
ANCHORAGE -- A Bethel judge is under fire from the Alaska Commission on Judicial Conduct for allegedly violating state law and the judicial code by improperly jailing a witness in a criminal case to make sure she stayed sober.

Campaign finance bill killed
Gov. Tony Knowles has vetoed a campaign financing bill, saying it ``significantly weakens'' Alaska's existing laws.

World War II vet remembers battle of the Coral Sea
The torpedoes, the bombs and the sinking of the ship weren't even the worst parts of the Battle of the Coral Sea for Nello Long.

Bell jostles memories of ship that brought settlers to Alaska
PALMER -- Locked in a storage shed in downtown Palmer is a 300-pound secret from the state's past that by all measures should never have been uncovered.

Adult ed grads look forward to new career paths
For a woman from Thailand, an injured man who can't do physical labor, and a village family trying to make it in Juneau, classes in adult education have provided a new direction.

Bell jostles memories of ship that brought settlers to Alaska
PALMER -- Locked in a storage shed in downtown Palmer is a 300-pound secret from the state's past that by all measures should never have been uncovered.

Economics has its creepy moments
Writing a biweekly newspaper column may be a way to meet people, but it's not always a way to make friends - especially when the topic is the dismal science of economics.

Unsafe conditions at George Carlin concert
Letter by Roger Bunton

Economics has its creepy moments
Writing a biweekly newspaper column may be a way to meet people, but it's not always a way to make friends - especially when the topic is the dismal science of economics.

Combining city's sales taxes make sense
The Juneau Assembly is floating the idea of combining two temporary sales tax measures - totaling 4 percent - into one to help passage of both taxes. It's an idea that has merit.

Word of mouth

Setting the record straight on `Dixie'
Letter by Mike Orford

Controversial Web address omitted
Letter by Judy Crondahl

Word of mouth

Controversial Web address omitted
Letter by Judy Crondahl

Combining city's sales taxes make sense
The Juneau Assembly is floating the idea of combining two temporary sales tax measures - totaling 4 percent - into one to help passage of both taxes. It's an idea that has merit.

Setting the record straight on `Dixie'
Letter by Mike Orford

Unsafe conditions at George Carlin concert
Letter by Roger Bunton

Relay and ride start Saturday
The 10th annual Sea Coast Relay features some of the most competitive running talent in Juneau, and that's why race director Sue Scott wanted to give the rest of the pavement-pounders a fighting chance.

Bears clinch state berth
The Juneau-Douglas High School baseball team needed another late-inning rally, but the Crimson Bears clinched a berth in the state tournament with a 6-4 victory over Sitka Thursday in Ketchikan.

JD girls fall to Thunderbirds
The Juneau-Douglas High School girls soccer team sent all it could at East Anchorage goalkeeper Cassie Gardner, but Gardner withstood the barrage as the Thunderbirds knocked off Juneau 3-1 in the first round of the state soccer tournament Thursday at Skyview High School in Soldotna.

Relay and ride start Saturday
The 10th annual Sea Coast Relay features some of the most competitive running talent in Juneau, and that's why race director Sue Scott wanted to give the rest of the pavement-pounders a fighting chance.

Sports in Juneau

Little League local scores
Scores and highlights from Gastineau Channel Little League baseball and softball games for week ending May 18, 2000.

Little League local scores
Scores and highlights from Gastineau Channel Little League baseball and softball games for week ending May 18, 2000.

JD girls fall to Thunderbirds
The Juneau-Douglas High School girls soccer team sent all it could at East Anchorage goalkeeper Cassie Gardner, but Gardner withstood the barrage as the Thunderbirds knocked off Juneau 3-1 in the first round of the state soccer tournament Thursday at Skyview High School in Soldotna.

Boys soccer team blanks East, 3-0
The Juneau-Douglas High School boys soccer team advanced to the semifinals of the state soccer tournament with a 3-0 victory over the East Anchorage Thunderbirds Thursday at Skyview High School in Soldotna.

Boys soccer team blanks East, 3-0
The Juneau-Douglas High School boys soccer team advanced to the semifinals of the state soccer tournament with a 3-0 victory over the East Anchorage Thunderbirds Thursday at Skyview High School in Soldotna.

Sports in Juneau

Bears clinch state berth
The Juneau-Douglas High School baseball team needed another late-inning rally, but the Crimson Bears clinched a berth in the state tournament with a 6-4 victory over Sitka Thursday in Ketchikan.

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