Friday, June 9, 2000

Court rules against Makah Indian whaling
A federal appeals court today overturned the ruling that allowed Makah Indians to resume whaling, saying that the environmental impacts had not been adequately considered.

Court rules against Makah Indian whaling
A federal appeals court today overturned the ruling that allowed Makah Indians to resume whaling, saying that the environmental impacts had not been adequately considered.

States not measuring progress of poorest students, government audit says
States that receive federal money to boost the learning of poor schoolchildren are using data too vague or confusing to prove those students are benefitting academically, government auditors say.

States not measuring progress of poorest students, government audit says
States that receive federal money to boost the learning of poor schoolchildren are using data too vague or confusing to prove those students are benefitting academically, government auditors say.

A goodbye message: Love and listen
``And did you get what

Obituaries
ETHAN LEE KNULL

Weddings
JIM NORDLUND, BETH LAPE LEE GREEN, TONY INGLEDUE

Around Town

Around town

Obituaries
DOVIE BECKTON

Obituaries
ETHAN LEE KNULL

Around Town

Weddings
JIM NORDLUND, BETH LAPE LEE GREEN, TONY INGLEDUE

Obituaries
DOVIE BECKTON

Floyd Dryden Honor Roll for fourth quarter
The following is the Floyd Dryden Honor Roll for the fourth academic quarter:

Around town

Floyd Dryden Honor Roll for fourth quarter
The following is the Floyd Dryden Honor Roll for the fourth academic quarter:

A goodbye message: Love and listen
``And did you get what

Around Juneau

The Summer of 2000
Jenna Kesten, 8, couldn't wait to go back to school this summer.

Something different for Sitka music fest
This year the Sitka Summer Music Festival took a turn off the beaten path.

Around Juneau

Calendar

Calendar

Katie Corbin: Images of a Southeast lifestyle

Katie Corbin: Images of a Southeast lifestyle

Best Bets

Something different for Sitka music fest
This year the Sitka Summer Music Festival took a turn off the beaten path.

The Summer of 2000
Jenna Kesten, 8, couldn't wait to go back to school this summer.

Best Bets

Runway near-miss leads to changes
The near-collision of a snowplow and an Alaska Airlines jet at the Juneau Airport in November has produced a number of procedural and communications changes, according to National Transportation Safety Board investigator Scott Erickson.

Murkowski aims to close loophole for ship sewage
U.S. Sen. Frank Murkowski, an Alaska Republican, says he wants to close a loophole in current law that allows cruise ships to pollute the waters of the Inside Passage.

Police and fire

Police and fire

Road to Whittier opens amid protests
A tunnel linking the Prince William Sound port of Whittier to the Alaska road system opened Wednesday despite protests, high winds and pelting rain.

Ex-senator named deputy commissioner
Former state Sen. Jim Duncan has been appointed a deputy commissioner in the state Department of Administration.

Ex-senator named deputy commissioner
Former state Sen. Jim Duncan has been appointed a deputy commissioner in the state Department of Administration.

Seeing justice twice
Identical twins Blain and Paul Hatch not only look alike but also have the same job: Juneau police officer.

Corrections

Ferry laid up longer
The ferry Columbia could be out of commission for weeks.

Murkowski aims to close loophole for ship sewage
U.S. Sen. Frank Murkowski, an Alaska Republican, says he wants to close a loophole in current law that allows cruise ships to pollute the waters of the Inside Passage.

Girl's assault case triggers debate over gangs
Local attorneys have differing views about whether an assault case working its way through the justice system is tied to a gang.

Babcock resigns top Republican job
Tuckerman Babcock has resigned as chairman of the Republican Party of Alaska, just three weeks after taking the position.

Runway near-miss leads to changes
The near-collision of a snowplow and an Alaska Airlines jet at the Juneau Airport in November has produced a number of procedural and communications changes, according to National Transportation Safety Board investigator Scott Erickson.

Ferry laid up longer
The ferry Columbia could be out of commission for weeks.

Sealaska OKs merger
Sealaska Corp. and Arctic Slope Regional Corp. announced Thursday they are combining their plastics manufacturing operations in the Pacific Northwest.

Bill to give $5.4 million to Juneau schools
It's not all he wanted, but Gov. Tony Knowles on Thursday signed a $300 million bond bill to pay for school, housing, port and harbor projects around the state.

Briefs

Briefs

Police and fire

Murkowski fills in for Bush at forum
U.S. Sen. Frank Murkowski appears to be assuming the role of energy adviser to Texas Gov. George Bush, and will deliver a speech next week in Washington on behalf of the Republican presidential contender.

Group: Some B.C. fish headed for extinction
Salmon stocks in British Columbia are facing the worst crisis in 100 years, according to a Canadian conservation group.

Probe delays ferry repairs
The Alaska Marine Highway System is working through the muddle of missed connections created by Tuesday's fire aboard the ferry Columbia.

Alaska Airlines readies plan to fend off shutdown
Alaska Airlines is telling federal officials today how it plans to improve its maintenance operations. But the Seattle-based airline, Juneau's only major air carrier, won't make the plan public, at least for now.

Bill to give $5.4 million to Juneau schools
It's not all he wanted, but Gov. Tony Knowles on Thursday signed a $300 million bond bill to pay for school, housing, port and harbor projects around the state.

Babcock resigns top Republican job
Tuckerman Babcock has resigned as chairman of the Republican Party of Alaska, just three weeks after taking the position.

Alaska Airlines readies plan to fend off shutdown
Alaska Airlines is telling federal officials today how it plans to improve its maintenance operations. But the Seattle-based airline, Juneau's only major air carrier, won't make the plan public, at least for now.

Corrections

Sealaska OKs merger
Sealaska Corp. and Arctic Slope Regional Corp. announced Thursday they are combining their plastics manufacturing operations in the Pacific Northwest.

Anglers' plea to halt limits fails
A judge has rejected a sportfishing industry group's request to block some new king salmon restrictions in Southeast, but the case will continue.

Girl's assault case triggers debate over gangs
Local attorneys have differing views about whether an assault case working its way through the justice system is tied to a gang.

Probe delays ferry repairs
The Alaska Marine Highway System is working through the muddle of missed connections created by Tuesday's fire aboard the ferry Columbia.

Seeing justice twice
Identical twins Blain and Paul Hatch not only look alike but also have the same job: Juneau police officer.

Road to Whittier opens amid protests
A tunnel linking the Prince William Sound port of Whittier to the Alaska road system opened Wednesday despite protests, high winds and pelting rain.

Police and fire

Anglers' plea to halt limits fails
A judge has rejected a sportfishing industry group's request to block some new king salmon restrictions in Southeast, but the case will continue.

Group: Some B.C. fish headed for extinction
Salmon stocks in British Columbia are facing the worst crisis in 100 years, according to a Canadian conservation group.

Murkowski fills in for Bush at forum
U.S. Sen. Frank Murkowski appears to be assuming the role of energy adviser to Texas Gov. George Bush, and will deliver a speech next week in Washington on behalf of the Republican presidential contender.

New limits on fishing raise serious questions
A battle royal is heating up between a sport fishing industry group and state fish managers over recent restrictions on king salmon. The industry lost the first round Wednesday, when a judge refused to issue a temporary restraining order to block the restrictions.

Home schooling has entered a new era
Home-schooled students startled the nation by capturing all three top prizes in the recent Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee, a first for the 73-year-old competition. But, weeks earlier, a home-schooled student already was making his mark on my neighborhood.

Prayer can make the impossible possible
My wife Maggie and I are Tlingit Indians of the Raven Coho Clan and we are part of the landless shareholders. We moved to Juneau in 1975 from Ketchikan, which is where we signed up the Land Claims Settlement in 1970.

Diamonds, love and investments
Editor's note: Bill Brown will be traveling during the next few months. His column is scheduled to resume in mid-September.

The rich win
The following editorial appeared in today's edition of The Washington Post:

Word of mouth

Wants child support changes
In a speech to the National Fatherhood Summit, presidential hopeful Al Gore proposed tougher child support enforcement measures. When he claimed that only

Diamonds, love and investments
Editor's note: Bill Brown will be traveling during the next few months. His column is scheduled to resume in mid-September.

Help needed to retrieve gear

Prayer can make the impossible possible
My wife Maggie and I are Tlingit Indians of the Raven Coho Clan and we are part of the landless shareholders. We moved to Juneau in 1975 from Ketchikan, which is where we signed up the Land Claims Settlement in 1970.

New limits on fishing raise serious questions
A battle royal is heating up between a sport fishing industry group and state fish managers over recent restrictions on king salmon. The industry lost the first round Wednesday, when a judge refused to issue a temporary restraining order to block the restrictions.

Help needed to retrieve gear

Home schooling has entered a new era
Home-schooled students startled the nation by capturing all three top prizes in the recent Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee, a first for the 73-year-old competition. But, weeks earlier, a home-schooled student already was making his mark on my neighborhood.

The rich win
The following editorial appeared in today's edition of The Washington Post:

Word of mouth

Wants child support changes
In a speech to the National Fatherhood Summit, presidential hopeful Al Gore proposed tougher child support enforcement measures. When he claimed that only

Juneau sends 18 athletes to Special Olympics
The 2000 Special Olympics Alaska State Summer Games officially opens this evening when Juneau track and field athlete Justin Roberts lights the torch.

Sports in Juneau

Sports in Juneau

Juneau sends 18 athletes to Special Olympics
The 2000 Special Olympics Alaska State Summer Games officially opens this evening when Juneau track and field athlete Justin Roberts lights the torch.

Synchro-swimmers hold show
Performing their own version of an Esther Williams movie highlight, the Juneau Arctic Knights synchronized swimming team will present its fourth annual water show this weekend at the Augustus G. Brown Memorial Swimming Pool.

Synchro-swimmers hold show
Performing their own version of an Esther Williams movie highlight, the Juneau Arctic Knights synchronized swimming team will present its fourth annual water show this weekend at the Augustus G. Brown Memorial Swimming Pool.

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