Wednesday, June 14, 2000

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

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.

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

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

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

Briefly

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

Business profile
Cisco Ramos

Business profile
Cisco Ramos

On the move

On the move

New form of X-ray vision coming to consumers
WASHINGTON (AP) - Thought only cartoon superheros could see through walls to detect the villains?

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.

New form of X-ray vision coming to consumers
WASHINGTON (AP) - Thought only cartoon superheros could see through walls to detect the villains?

Community briefly

Pet of the week

UAS honor roll
The following are the University of Alaska Southeast students who have made the Dean's List and the Chancellor's List for the most recent term. Students from the UAS campuses in Ketchikan and Sitka are included.

Around town

Weddings
Stephanie Nylen and Ilalio Fenumiai Jr.

UAS honor roll
The following are the University of Alaska Southeast students who have made the Dean's List and the Chancellor's List for the most recent term. Students from the UAS campuses in Ketchikan and Sitka are included.

Community briefly

Learning the lessons our fathers taught us
Awareness flows like a fluid from introducer to receiver, sometimes trickling or dripping, other times flooding and gushing.

Learning the lessons our fathers taught us
Awareness flows like a fluid from introducer to receiver, sometimes trickling or dripping, other times flooding and gushing.

Pet of the week

Thank you . . .

Thank you . . .

Around town

Weddings
Stephanie Nylen and Ilalio Fenumiai Jr.

Around town

Around town

Man dies after falling from roof
Garrett Past, the Juneau contractor who fell from the roof of a hotel under construction, has died.

Around Alaska

State and local briefly

Columbia out for the summer
The bad news: the ferry Columbia will be out of service the rest of the summer.

Mine in B.C. short on cash
The president of the company that wants to reopen the Tulsequah Chief multi-metal mine in British Columbia acknowledges he's having trouble raising money for the $100 million project.

Clarification

Police and fire blotter

Man dies after falling from roof
Garrett Past, the Juneau contractor who fell from the roof of a hotel under construction, has died.

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.

District beefs up training for language teachers
The Juneau School District, facing rising numbers of students identified as needing extra help with English, will provide more training for classroom teachers over the next few years.

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.

Fawns better off left alone
KETCHIKAN - The fawns would have been better left alone.

Fawns better off left alone
KETCHIKAN - The fawns would have been better left alone.

Volunteer shortfall troubles Gustavus
Under a windowsill crowded with primroses, an old coat waits to be mended. People drop clothes off at Mary Hervin's house to be fixed, and she does it as time allows, for free.

Columbia out for the summer
The bad news: the ferry Columbia will be out of service the rest of the summer.

Mine in B.C. short on cash
The president of the company that wants to reopen the Tulsequah Chief multi-metal mine in British Columbia acknowledges he's having trouble raising money for the $100 million project.

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.

Bike hits moose in Anchorage
ANCHORAGE -- Bikers are beginning to run into some unexpected hazards as they make their way around Alaska.

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.

Sealaska Corp. to vote on five board seats
Five three-year seats on the Sealaska board of directors are up for election, and will be decided at the corporation's annual meeting Sunday.

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.

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.

Sealaska Corp. to vote on five board seats
Five three-year seats on the Sealaska board of directors are up for election, and will be decided at the corporation's annual meeting Sunday.

Bike hits moose in Anchorage
ANCHORAGE -- Bikers are beginning to run into some unexpected hazards as they make their way around 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.

Volunteer shortfall troubles Gustavus
Under a windowsill crowded with primroses, an old coat waits to be mended. People drop clothes off at Mary Hervin's house to be fixed, and she does it as time allows, for free.

Correction

District beefs up training for language teachers
The Juneau School District, facing rising numbers of students identified as needing extra help with English, will provide more training for classroom teachers over the next few years.

Correction

Clarification

Police and fire

State and local briefly

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.

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.

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.

Around Alaska

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.

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.

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.

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.

Police and fire

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.

A race to remember
Letter by Diane DeSloover

Word of mouth

Mike Miller offers community inspiration
Letter by Lynn Wallen

Natives show true honor for veterans
Letter by James G. Brouillette Jr.

Proud to be working on the ferries
Letter by Aleta Schuman

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.

Nuclear nightmare
The following editorial appeared in today's edition of The Washington Post:

Nuclear nightmare
The following editorial appeared in today's edition of The Washington Post:

A race to remember
Letter by Diane DeSloover

Honor what the flag stands for
Letter by The Juneau Human Rights Commission

Honor what the flag stands for
Letter by The Juneau Human Rights Commission

Word of mouth

Natives show true honor for veterans
Letter by James G. Brouillette Jr.

Cruise limits needed

Word of mouth

Cruise limits needed

Mike Miller offers community inspiration
Letter by Lynn Wallen

Proud to be working on the ferries
Letter by Aleta Schuman

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

Time to secede

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

Time to secede

Word of mouth

King fishing best so far this season
King salmon anglers in the local Juneau area last week encountered the best fishing success thus far this season. Last week the catch rate improved to 23 rod hours per king, which is similar to the catch rate last year at this time of 25 rod hours, and the five-year average of 20 rod hours per fish.

Sitka schools look at drug testing for athletes
The Sitka School Board on June 6 moved one step closer to random drug and alcohol testing for student athletes.

Sitka schools look at drug testing for athletes
The Sitka School Board on June 6 moved one step closer to random drug and alcohol testing for student athletes.

King fishing best so far this season
King salmon anglers in the local Juneau area last week encountered the best fishing success thus far this season. Last week the catch rate improved to 23 rod hours per king, which is similar to the catch rate last year at this time of 25 rod hours, and the five-year average of 20 rod hours per fish.

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