Sunday, May 29, 2005

Eaglecrest on the right track
The winter of 2003 was an extremely poor snow year for Eaglecrest, and overall revenue hit an all-time low of approximately $450,000.

Pro-choice is not anti-abortion
In response to Charley Larson's May 24 letter to the editor, while I do agree with his assessment that morality is relative, I disagree with his assertion that "pro-choice" is a euphemism "pro-abortionists use to feel better about themselves"

Alaska loses visitors to bear, wolf hunts
We just canceled our reservation at the Denali Lodges where we had planned to spend our vacation this August.

Sewers should be a city priority
Wake up and smell the roses. The problem with that is there are quite a few places in the Juneau area without city sewer service available and what people wake up smelling isn't anything like roses.

Businesses seek money for parking
Berni Hein says the only thing that hasn't changed in her 30 years working in downtown Juneau is that it's difficult finding a parking spot.

Juneau ceremony grants U.S. citizenship to 29 people
Clutching an American flag Friday afternoon, Guenter Math said it's great to be an American.

Around Town
Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events.

Man burned when trailer explodes
Capital City Fire and Rescue crews took a man to Bartlett Regional Hospital late Friday afternoon after the small travel trailer he had been living in near Auke Bay exploded.

Photo: An incredible yarn
Fury Slevenger and Irvin Mazon, fourth-graders at Glacier Valley Elementary School, unravel a ball of knitted yarn Friday around the school's gymnasium.

Police & Fire
Reports from Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers.

My Turn: Fiscal responsibility eluded Republicans this session
Say you won the lottery. What would you do?

Toe Toon
Cartoon by local artist Toe.

Empire editorial: City keeps mum about the future of its transportation
Among Juneau's overarching political issues, a proposed road from Juneau to Skagway is the blinding sun that local leaders won't gaze upon directly. Or is it the black hole where they think political careers go to die?

Outdoors Digest
Herbert Glacier Trail closed weekdays

Center helps biologists understand moose needs
The moose were impatient for their supper.

Out & About
Out & About is a listing of recreational activities.

Recreational Boost
The Tongass National Forest will receive more than a half-million-dollar annual boost to its chronically tight recreation budget, thanks to a controversial new fee program.

2005 Spring Ding Salmon Derby standings
Here are the standings of the Ninth Annual Spring King Salmon Derby, as reported at 1:03 p.m. on Saturday, May 28.

Sports in Juneau
Sports in Juneau is a service provided by the Juneau Empire to provide information on upcoming sports and outdoors events in Juneau.

Much more than bike races
The Juneau Freewheelers are much more than a group of bicycle enthusiasts who like to time themselves in a race.

This Day in History
In Alaska, the nation and the world.

Freshman swims against political current
Interior Alaska sent a new face and a unique voice to this year's Legislature.

Alaska Digest
Staff and Wire reports from around the state.

Looking back on the session
At the close of the 24th Alaska Legislature's special session, the Juneau Empire asked the Juneau delegation to reflect on the year's achievements and difficulties.

State Supreme Court rules on senate vacancies
The Alaska Supreme Court has affirmed an earlier ruling to allow on the ballot last November an initiative to change how Alaska fills its U.S. Senate vacancies.

Rescued Canadian climbers recovering in Anchorage hospital
When ferocious winds ripped their tent and much of their gear off Canada's highest mountain, survival was no more than a distant hope for Don Jardine and his two climbing partners.

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