Tuesday, June 13, 2000

New salmon limits hurt charters
Charter boat captains are known to spin a good yarn to entertain their customers on a long day of fishing.

Briefly

Business profile
Cisco Ramos

Business profile
Cisco Ramos

Forging a future
Keith Fremlin jokes that he's got ``so many irons in the fire.''

On the move

On the move

New salmon limits hurt charters
Charter boat captains are known to spin a good yarn to entertain their customers on a long day of fishing.

Forging a future
Keith Fremlin jokes that he's got ``so many irons in the fire.''

Around the clock
Lowe's Home Improvement Warehouse, formerly Eagle Hardware & Garden, has been making an advertising push in Juneau.

Briefly

Around the clock
Lowe's Home Improvement Warehouse, formerly Eagle Hardware & Garden, has been making an advertising push in Juneau.

Government gunfire issue won't go before jury in Branch Davidian trial
WACO, Texas (AP) - The jury in the Branch Davidians' wrongful-death trial will not consider the issue of whether federal agents shot at members of the sect during the fiery end of the 1993 siege, a judge ruled today.

Safety Board makes recommendations to reduce runway near misses
WASHINGTON (AP) - ``Stop!'' shouted the frightened air traffic controller as a giant Boeing 747 that had just landed headed into the path of another jumbo jet preparing to take off from the Chicago runway.

Safety Board makes recommendations to reduce runway near misses
WASHINGTON (AP) - ``Stop!'' shouted the frightened air traffic controller as a giant Boeing 747 that had just landed headed into the path of another jumbo jet preparing to take off from the Chicago runway.

Government gunfire issue won't go before jury in Branch Davidian trial
WACO, Texas (AP) - The jury in the Branch Davidians' wrongful-death trial will not consider the issue of whether federal agents shot at members of the sect during the fiery end of the 1993 siege, a judge ruled today.

Around town

Around town

Obituaries
Frederick B. Harris

Obituaries
Frederick B. Harris

Around town

Around town

State to set test cutoff scores
ANCHORAGE - Education officials from around the state are meeting here this week to determine a complex method of scoring the exams that will decide the fate of thousands of Alaska students each year.

Providing a place to heal
From Alsek Street, where Costco customers drive past in a steady stream, Gastineau Human Services can look almost deserted.

AK Airlines: No merger in works
ANCHORAGE -- Alaska Airlines President and Chief Operating Officer Bill Ayer said Monday that, while major players in the airline industry are involved in merger talks, Alaska Airlines is committed to remaining independent.

Police and fire

Police and fire blotter

Copter crashes spurring change within industry
The National Transportation Safety Board's factual reports on the crash of three TEMSCO helicopters last September on the Juneau Icefield said the company has voluntarily changed its operations and training.

Blaze guts home
A fire early this morning destroyed an apparently unoccupied house in the Mendenhall Valley. The origin and cause were unknown this morning.

Correction

Sears on its way
It's no longer just a rumor: A Sears store could be operating in Juneau within two to three months.

Ice rink plan may go to voters
A bit of bean counting shows enough ``excess funding'' would be produced by a proposed 1 percent, 5-year sales tax to pay for an ice rink, and then some.

Auto club takes on the world in classic style
ANCHORAGE - For having just been driven across the Himalayas and Asia, the 1934 Lagonda M45 touring coupe looked in remarkably good shape.

Atlin man reveals details of meteorite discovery
WHITEHORSE, Yukon Territory -- A British Columbia man wasn't looking for a meteorite as he was driving across a frozen lake last January, but when he saw encrusted fragments on the ice, he knew immediately what they were.

Court to decide dispute over who owns waters
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court agreed today to referee a dispute over ownership and control of marine waters and submerged lands across Southeast Alaska.

Knowles: Mine needs more study
More than two years after British Columbia gave conceptual approval to mining operations near the Alaska border, the Knowles administration is still pushing for a broader environmental review.

Ravens pose hazard on Wrangell's new golf course
Golfers in Wrangell watch for hazards in the sky, as well as on the green.

Around Alaska

State and local briefly

Court to decide dispute over who owns waters
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court agreed today to referee a dispute over ownership and control of marine waters and submerged lands across Southeast Alaska.

State to set test cutoff scores
ANCHORAGE - Education officials from around the state are meeting here this week to determine a complex method of scoring the exams that will decide the fate of thousands of Alaska students each year.

Chamber uses ribbons to fight for logging
KETCHIKAN - Environmental and business groups are presenting different views of the timber industry in an effort to win over Ketchikan tourists.

Ravens pose hazard on Wrangell's new golf course
Golfers in Wrangell watch for hazards in the sky, as well as on the green.

Correction

Blaze guts home
A fire early this morning destroyed an apparently unoccupied house in the Mendenhall Valley. The origin and cause were unknown this morning.

AK Airlines: No merger in works
ANCHORAGE -- Alaska Airlines President and Chief Operating Officer Bill Ayer said Monday that, while major players in the airline industry are involved in merger talks, Alaska Airlines is committed to remaining independent.

State and local briefly

Police and fire

Alaska Air's woes boost cancellations
SEATTLE - For the first time since the deadly crash of Flight 261 last January, Alaska Airlines executives say some passengers are canceling flights.

Copter crashes spurring change within industry
The National Transportation Safety Board's factual reports on the crash of three TEMSCO helicopters last September on the Juneau Icefield said the company has voluntarily changed its operations and training.

Chamber uses ribbons to fight for logging
KETCHIKAN - Environmental and business groups are presenting different views of the timber industry in an effort to win over Ketchikan tourists.

Ice rink plan may go to voters
A bit of bean counting shows enough ``excess funding'' would be produced by a proposed 1 percent, 5-year sales tax to pay for an ice rink, and then some.

Sears on its way
It's no longer just a rumor: A Sears store could be operating in Juneau within two to three months.

Atlin man reveals details of meteorite discovery
WHITEHORSE, Yukon Territory -- A British Columbia man wasn't looking for a meteorite as he was driving across a frozen lake last January, but when he saw encrusted fragments on the ice, he knew immediately what they were.

Providing a place to heal
From Alsek Street, where Costco customers drive past in a steady stream, Gastineau Human Services can look almost deserted.

Knowles: Mine needs more study
More than two years after British Columbia gave conceptual approval to mining operations near the Alaska border, the Knowles administration is still pushing for a broader environmental review.

Auto club takes on the world in classic style
ANCHORAGE - For having just been driven across the Himalayas and Asia, the 1934 Lagonda M45 touring coupe looked in remarkably good shape.

Around Alaska

Police and fire blotter

Powell, critics push to kill tourism board
The city's Tourism Advisory Committee has done a very good job, Juneau Assembly member Jim Powell said Monday at an assembly work session. He then called on the rest of the assembly to help him get rid of it.

Alaska Air's woes boost cancellations
SEATTLE - For the first time since the deadly crash of Flight 261 last January, Alaska Airlines executives say some passengers are canceling flights.

Powell, critics push to kill tourism board
The city's Tourism Advisory Committee has done a very good job, Juneau Assembly member Jim Powell said Monday at an assembly work session. He then called on the rest of the assembly to help him get rid of it.

Tree cutting raises questions about 'scenic enhancement'
Brush-clearing along Glacier Highway is part of a ``scenic enhancements'' project, but one citizen thinks it's anything but.

Tree cutting raises questions about 'scenic enhancement'
Brush-clearing along Glacier Highway is part of a ``scenic enhancements'' project, but one citizen thinks it's anything but.

Word of mouth

Time to protect roadside vegetation
Letter by Alan R. Munro

Alaskans' income lags
The numbers confirm what many Alaskans feel. The Last Frontier is not enjoying the national economic boom.

Forget the speeches; learn to scream
By now commencement season has peaked. The sounds of pomp and circumstance are receding, the bumper crop of caps and gowns is nearly harvested and commencement speakers are bringing their final exhortations to the campus marketplace.

How much is enough?
Letter by Brian Flory

Time to secede

Time to protect roadside vegetation
Letter by Alan R. Munro

Editor's corner
Last Sunday, several hundred subscribers didn't get a copy of Channel

Breast cancer walk draws local woman
The weekend of Oct. 27, 2000, I'll be the only Alaskan participating in a special event in the fight against breast cancer called the Avon Breast Cancer 3-Day, a three-day, 60-mile walk. The net proceeds from the event will support nonprofit breast health programs in every region of the country and cutting-edge medical research on breast cancer.

Cruise limits needed

Word of mouth

Word of mouth

Alaskans' income lags
The numbers confirm what many Alaskans feel. The Last Frontier is not enjoying the national economic boom.

Forget the speeches; learn to scream
By now commencement season has peaked. The sounds of pomp and circumstance are receding, the bumper crop of caps and gowns is nearly harvested and commencement speakers are bringing their final exhortations to the campus marketplace.

Breast cancer walk draws local woman
The weekend of Oct. 27, 2000, I'll be the only Alaskan participating in a special event in the fight against breast cancer called the Avon Breast Cancer 3-Day, a three-day, 60-mile walk. The net proceeds from the event will support nonprofit breast health programs in every region of the country and cutting-edge medical research on breast cancer.

Time to secede

How much is enough?
Letter by Brian Flory

Editor's corner
Last Sunday, several hundred subscribers didn't get a copy of Channel

Word of mouth

Cruise limits needed

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