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Tuesday, June 1, 2004

A courageous fighter
Juneau lost a courageous fighter and an incredible human spirit this week with the passing of Bryn Nelson. Those who knew her will never forget her smile, energy, and the model she served for all those living with cancer. She is an inspiration to us all. Our thoughts and love are with her family and friend.

Keep bikes off the road
While I appreciate Steve Wolf's concern for safety on the road (his letter of May 13, "Slow down dump trucks"), I must say there are two sides to every coin.

Anti-male letters
I read both of Myrna Gardner's letters.

Protect young students
I wanted to express my appreciation to Andi Story for attempting to protect our smallest students.

Natives should unite
Why should Natives vote? Besides our constitutional right, the best example I can think of...

Fire captain retires
Jerry Godkin Jr. dreamed of being a fireman when he was a child.

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

Juneau School District, business community to form partnership
The Juneau School District is trying to form partnerships with area businesses to increase available resources for education in Juneau, school officials said Friday.

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

51.4-pound king shatters record
On Monday morning, Robert A. Dilley caught the biggest fish recorded since the Tlingit-Haida Central Council started the annual Spring King Salmon Derby eight years ago.

Douglas construction inconveniences some locals
Monica Witter, who lives near the intersection of Second and G streets in Douglas, doesn't let her yellow lab run free in the neighborhood lately.

Memorial Day: The city recalls
For Korean War veteran Gene Dau, listening to the slow, somber notes of taps brings out emotions on Memorial Day.

Sports in Juneau
Upcoming sport events in Juneau.

Spring King Salmon Derby Standings
Here are the final standings in the Eighth Annual Spring King Salmon Derby, as reported at 7:13 p.m. on Monday, May 31.

Spring King Salmon Derby Winners
Winners of the annual Spring King Salmon Derby that takes place from May 1-31 in waters around Juneau.

Hebert sets record at POW marathon
Kyle Hebert of Douglas broke the course record in the Fifth Annual Prince of Wales International Marathon held Saturday on Prince of Wales Island.

Alaska Digest
Staff and wire reports from across the state.

Safe passage
Kodiak Harbormaster Marty Owen tosses a wreath at the last boat in the Blessing of the Fleet ceremony Monday during the annual Kodiak Crab Festival in Kodiak.

This Day in History
In Alaska; In the nation; In the world.

Coast Guardsmen leave their mark in many ways - including 'fancy work'
Much has changed in the 214 years since the forerunners of today's Coast Guard hoisted canvas aloft, but filling the time during remote patrols can still tie sailors in knots.

Two Southeast senate seats open
Two vacancies in the state senate and the recent decision by Rep. Bill Williams, R-Saxman, to bow out of the race could make things interesting this election season.

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