Sunday, June 4, 2000

Inside Out

Solutions sought for key problems
Sometimes simple problems invite simple solutions.

Inside Out

Solutions sought for key problems
Sometimes simple problems invite simple solutions.

Better public transit, safer streets among locals' top goals
Ask 120 people to list their top five priorities for the future of Juneau, and you'll get 600 answers.

Better public transit, safer streets among locals' top goals
Ask 120 people to list their top five priorities for the future of Juneau, and you'll get 600 answers.

Getting a jump on the future
In 2020, Egan Drive will be so clogged at rush hour commuters will spend 45 minutes driving from the Federal Building to their Mendenhall Valley homes.

Getting a jump on the future
In 2020, Egan Drive will be so clogged at rush hour commuters will spend 45 minutes driving from the Federal Building to their Mendenhall Valley homes.

Correction
Due to an editing error, an item in Wednesday's Neighbors page about the Wythe Dornan and Brian Douglas Memorial Fund listed the wrong phone number for those interested in applying for funds. The correct contact number for Paul Douglas is 463-3042.

New state contracts officially take effect
The new state employee contracts are officially funded.

New state contracts officially take effect
The new state employee contracts are officially funded.

Beach mud sucking in vehicles
It may be a treat to beat your feet on the Mississippi mud, as the old song goes, but don't try beating your treads on the Thane Beach mud.

Natives rally at court for equal justice
At a Friday rally on the Court Plaza steps, Alaska Natives protested for ``Equal Rights, Equal Justice.''

Natives rally at court for equal justice
At a Friday rally on the Court Plaza steps, Alaska Natives protested for ``Equal Rights, Equal Justice.''

Briefly

Alaska Airlines to meet deadline, Kelly says
SEATTLE - Alaska Airlines will avoid a potential shutdown by meeting a seven-day federal government deadline for showing improvement in its maintenance practices, the airline's top executive said Friday.

Stolen play money passes as real thing
Local theater director Patricia Hull is embarrassed - and she's not play acting.

Police and fire

Alaska Airlines to meet deadline, Kelly says
SEATTLE - Alaska Airlines will avoid a potential shutdown by meeting a seven-day federal government deadline for showing improvement in its maintenance practices, the airline's top executive said Friday.

Stolen play money passes as real thing
Local theater director Patricia Hull is embarrassed - and she's not play acting.

Class of 2000 told: Embrace what is different
With tears, cheers, one of those air horns and a big illustrated homemade sign waving on a pole, parents of the Juneau-Douglas High School Class of 2000 saw their children cross a threshold at Saturday's commencement.

Irked by jail plan
The city's recent move to cut incarceration costs has left at least some social service program providers and others feeling blind-sided.

Past meets present at Celebration 2000
From the fry bread for sale to the performances of dozens of dance groups, Celebration 2000 mixed the traditions of the past with the modern world of the present.

Correction
Due to an editing error, an item in Wednesday's Neighbors page about the Wythe Dornan and Brian Douglas Memorial Fund listed the wrong phone number for those interested in applying for funds. The correct contact number for Paul Douglas is 463-3042.

Police and fire

Class of 2000 told: Embrace what is different
With tears, cheers, one of those air horns and a big illustrated homemade sign waving on a pole, parents of the Juneau-Douglas High School Class of 2000 saw their children cross a threshold at Saturday's commencement.

Irked by jail plan
The city's recent move to cut incarceration costs has left at least some social service program providers and others feeling blind-sided.

Briefly

Past meets present at Celebration 2000
From the fry bread for sale to the performances of dozens of dance groups, Celebration 2000 mixed the traditions of the past with the modern world of the present.

Beach mud sucking in vehicles
It may be a treat to beat your feet on the Mississippi mud, as the old song goes, but don't try beating your treads on the Thane Beach mud.

Word of mouth
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Word of mouth
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The proper punishment for our youngsters
The following editorial appeared in Thursday's edition of the Chicago Tribune:

Taking a summer road trip to Nigeria
It's summer vacation season, and this year, according to the American Automobile Association, 37 million Americans will be hitting the road. Literally

The proper punishment for our youngsters
The following editorial appeared in Thursday's edition of the Chicago Tribune:

Taking a summer road trip to Nigeria
It's summer vacation season, and this year, according to the American Automobile Association, 37 million Americans will be hitting the road. Literally

Juneau carpets its `Field of Dreams`
Football players called the hard, sandy field at Adair-Kennedy Park ``The Sandbox.'' Others -- perhaps referring to the bits of glass, seashells, driftwood and rocks that dotted the field -- called it the ``Juneau Litter Box.''

East tops Juneau for title
PALMER -- Juneau-Douglas High School coach Jim Ayers delivered a commencement speech of his own to the 10 seniors he was saying good-bye to after this weekend's state baseball championships.

Correction
The Rotary Park Kids Run is Sunday, June 11, at 1 p.m., not Saturday, June 3, as was reported in Friday's sports section.

Correction
The Rotary Park Kids Run is Sunday, June 11, at 1 p.m., not Saturday, June 3, as was reported in Friday's sports section.

Juneau carpets its `Field of Dreams`
Football players called the hard, sandy field at Adair-Kennedy Park ``The Sandbox.'' Others -- perhaps referring to the bits of glass, seashells, driftwood and rocks that dotted the field -- called it the ``Juneau Litter Box.''

East tops Juneau for title
PALMER -- Juneau-Douglas High School coach Jim Ayers delivered a commencement speech of his own to the 10 seniors he was saying good-bye to after this weekend's state baseball championships.

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