Sunday, June 10, 2001

In the stacks
Here's a sampling of the new non-fiction books that will be hitting Juneau library shelves this week.

In the stacks
Here's a sampling of the new non-fiction books that will be hitting Juneau library shelves this week.

Building boats for people instead of fish
When Kvichak Marine Industries built its first boats back in 1980, the Washington state shipyard catered to North Pacific fishing fleets, primarily building vessels for salmon and herring catchers.

Kenai commercial fisherman retrofits boat for tourism
he Darby will never again haul salmon-laden gillnets out of the icy waters of Cook Inlet.

Building boats for people instead of fish
When Kvichak Marine Industries built its first boats back in 1980, the Washington state shipyard catered to North Pacific fishing fleets, primarily building vessels for salmon and herring catchers.

UAS leadership program targets rural students
n Group exercises designed to make transition to college easier for regional youths

UAS leadership program targets rural students
n Group exercises designed to make transition to college easier for regional youths

Kenai commercial fisherman retrofits boat for tourism
he Darby will never again haul salmon-laden gillnets out of the icy waters of Cook Inlet.

Legislature passes cruise ship bill
The Alaska Legislature has passed a landmark bill establishing state oversight of cruise ship pollution.

Obituary
uneau resident J.C. "Red" Tomlinson died May 29, 2001. He was born Aug. 20, 1922, in Wapello, Iowa. In 1940 he joined the Navy and served as a signalman in World War II.

Redistricting plan OK'd amid rancor
The final plan passed Saturday by the Alaska Redistricting Board returns Juneau's voting districts to their present configuration.

Around Town
Today

DNA study seeks relatives of 'Ice Man' found in B.C.
The Juneau-based Sealaska Heritage Foundation will gather blood samples this week for a DNA study to find relatives of a hundreds-of-years-old aboriginal man found in British Columbia.

Police and Fire
Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Legislature passes cruise ship bill
The Alaska Legislature has passed a landmark bill establishing state oversight of cruise ship pollution.

Redistricting plan OK'd amid rancor
The final plan passed Saturday by the Alaska Redistricting Board returns Juneau's voting districts to their present configuration.

Wrangell manager turns down $20,000 pay raise
In a town hit by declines in Southeast Alaska's timber market, Wrangell City Manager Bob Prunella said his decision to turn down a $20,000 pay raise had everything to do with politics.

Drue Pearce leaving state Senate for D.C. job
Sen. Drue Pearce, an Anchorage Republican, announced Saturday she is leaving the Senate to take a job in Washington, D.C.

Local Briefs
Sewage equipment not working on ship; Regents approve new education program; Murkowski's suicide grant bill passed; Air Guard commander retires

Obituary
uneau resident J.C. "Red" Tomlinson died May 29, 2001. He was born Aug. 20, 1922, in Wapello, Iowa. In 1940 he joined the Navy and served as a signalman in World War II.

Police and Fire
Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Wrangell manager turns down $20,000 pay raise
In a town hit by declines in Southeast Alaska's timber market, Wrangell City Manager Bob Prunella said his decision to turn down a $20,000 pay raise had everything to do with politics.

Drue Pearce leaving state Senate for D.C. job
Sen. Drue Pearce, an Anchorage Republican, announced Saturday she is leaving the Senate to take a job in Washington, D.C.

DNA study seeks relatives of 'Ice Man' found in B.C.
The Juneau-based Sealaska Heritage Foundation will gather blood samples this week for a DNA study to find relatives of a hundreds-of-years-old aboriginal man found in British Columbia.

Local Briefs
Sewage equipment not working on ship; Regents approve new education program; Murkowski's suicide grant bill passed; Air Guard commander retires

Around Town
Today

Rare words and unspoken issues during special session
Longtime observers remember just three precedents over the past 10 years:

An urban opportunity in our own back yard
Urban renewal may sound like a term from Lyndon B. Johnson's Great Society, something that happens when big Eastern cities awaken one day to find that their centers have decayed, their businesses have followed workers to the suburbs, that recovery cannot happen overnight and that there's not enough money to do it anyhow.

Rare words and unspoken issues during special session
Longtime observers remember just three precedents over the past 10 years:

An urban opportunity in our own back yard
Urban renewal may sound like a term from Lyndon B. Johnson's Great Society, something that happens when big Eastern cities awaken one day to find that their centers have decayed, their businesses have followed workers to the suburbs, that recovery cannot happen overnight and that there's not enough money to do it anyhow.

Almost all local almost all the time
Indulge me just this once ... more. I received a letter from a reader who decided to cancel her subscription, citing the absence of coverage of a Coast Guard training exercise and the imbalance between local and non-local stories on the front pages of the Empire.

Almost all local almost all the time
Indulge me just this once ... more. I received a letter from a reader who decided to cancel her subscription, citing the absence of coverage of a Coast Guard training exercise and the imbalance between local and non-local stories on the front pages of the Empire.

Memo to Mother Nature: please try jiggling the handle
I may have figured out all the rain. As I looked to the heavens today during a frisky little shower, I wondered if we just have a gasket problem. If we got periodic downpours, I would suspect a pressure buildup thing, like a celestial ice dam somewhere. But I'm leaning toward the theory that we just have an unattended, leaky valve. It may be as simple as asking Mother Nature to jiggle the handle.

Memo to Mother Nature: please try jiggling the handle
I may have figured out all the rain. As I looked to the heavens today during a frisky little shower, I wondered if we just have a gasket problem. If we got periodic downpours, I would suspect a pressure buildup thing, like a celestial ice dam somewhere. But I'm leaning toward the theory that we just have an unattended, leaky valve. It may be as simple as asking Mother Nature to jiggle the handle.

Sports In Juneau
Sunday, June 10

Sports In Juneau
Sunday, June 10

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Running the path less traveled
After winning Saturday's Treadwell Ditch Trail Run, John Bursell said running off the beaten path requires a smarter runner than those who race on the pavement. Or at least a runner who can pay attention to what's going on.

Running the path less traveled
After winning Saturday's Treadwell Ditch Trail Run, John Bursell said running off the beaten path requires a smarter runner than those who race on the pavement. Or at least a runner who can pay attention to what's going on.

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