Thursday, June 15, 2000

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

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

Coast-to-coast Mexican heroin trafficking ring smashed
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal agents made dozens of arrests Thursday as they broke up a multimillion-dollar Mexican heroin ring alleged to have smuggled unusually pure and cheap black tar heroin into new markets from one U.S. coast to the other.

Coast-to-coast Mexican heroin trafficking ring smashed
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal agents made dozens of arrests Thursday as they broke up a multimillion-dollar Mexican heroin ring alleged to have smuggled unusually pure and cheap black tar heroin into new markets from one U.S. coast to the other.

Around town

Around town

Around town

Community briefly

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.

Obituaries
Garrett Past

Thank you . . .

Weddings
Stephanie Nylen and Ilalio Fenumiai Jr.

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.

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.

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.

Pet of the week

Around town

Thank you . . .

Obituaries
Garrett Past

Pet of the week

Entertainment calendar

Finding healing and peace through ESP
For most people, ESP stands for Extra Sensory Perception. For Bill Sturdevant, a Juneau practitioner of the Silva method, it means Effective Sensory Projection, which he considers to be the same thing.

Author explores golf in Alaska
Juneau golf enthusiast Karleen Grummett played almost every course in Alaska to research her new guide to golfing in Alaska.

Author explores golf in Alaska
Juneau golf enthusiast Karleen Grummett played almost every course in Alaska to research her new guide to golfing in Alaska.

Roblin Davis: existential clown and corporeal mime

Face maker
Inspired by deer teeth, plastic tubing and Salvadore Dali, 14-year-old Orion Peter created the strangest faces to ever enter Valentine's Coffeehouse.

Finding healing and peace through ESP
For most people, ESP stands for Extra Sensory Perception. For Bill Sturdevant, a Juneau practitioner of the Silva method, it means Effective Sensory Projection, which he considers to be the same thing.

Roblin Davis: existential clown and corporeal mime

Face maker
Inspired by deer teeth, plastic tubing and Salvadore Dali, 14-year-old Orion Peter created the strangest faces to ever enter Valentine's Coffeehouse.

Concert to benefit birth center Sunday
Seven Juneau musicians will perform a Father's Day concert at 4 p.m. Sunday at Northern Light United Church.

Entertainment calendar

Concert to benefit birth center Sunday
Seven Juneau musicians will perform a Father's Day concert at 4 p.m. Sunday at Northern Light United Church.

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

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

Correction

Police and fire blotter

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

State and local briefly

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.

Correction

Alyeska CEO going to BP
ANCHORAGE -- Bob Malone, president and CEO of Alyeska Pipeline Service Co., has been named BP Amoco's regional president for the Western United States, Alyeska announced Wednesday.

Judge gives minimum jail time to driver in fatal auto accident
Trevor Church was sentenced this morning to two years in prison with 18 months suspended by Juneau Superior Court Judge Larry Weeks.

Police and fire blotter

Crew camps out on ferry as it's towed
Manned by a skeleton crew, equipped with portable toilets and emergency power, the crippled ferry Columbia is being towed by tugboat to Ketchikan today.

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

Ferry costs run up
Fixing the boat is just one of the costs the Alaska Marine Highway System faces after a June 6 fire aboard the ferry Columbia.

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

Anglers' request rejected
A judge once again has turned down a sportfishing industry group's request to block some new king salmon fishing restrictions in Southeast.

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.

Governor says no to bill giving university land
FAIRBANKS -- Citing the opinion of his attorney general, Gov. Tony Knowles told the University of Alaska Board of Regents he will not implement a quarter-million-acre land grant the Legislature approved over his veto in April.

Police and fire blotter

Beware the lost and confused on Anchorage's Merrill Field
ANCHORAGE -- From the tower high above Merrill Field, it wasn't hard for the flight controllers to figure out that the 70-year-old grandmother with the kids in the back seat was lost. Seriously lost.

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.

Alyeska CEO going to BP
ANCHORAGE -- Bob Malone, president and CEO of Alyeska Pipeline Service Co., has been named BP Amoco's regional president for the Western United States, Alyeska announced Wednesday.

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.

Beware the lost and confused on Anchorage's Merrill Field
ANCHORAGE -- From the tower high above Merrill Field, it wasn't hard for the flight controllers to figure out that the 70-year-old grandmother with the kids in the back seat was lost. Seriously lost.

State and local briefly

Governor says no to bill giving university land
FAIRBANKS -- Citing the opinion of his attorney general, Gov. Tony Knowles told the University of Alaska Board of Regents he will not implement a quarter-million-acre land grant the Legislature approved over his veto in April.

Clarification

Anglers' request rejected
A judge once again has turned down a sportfishing industry group's request to block some new king salmon fishing restrictions in Southeast.

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.

Ferry costs run up
Fixing the boat is just one of the costs the Alaska Marine Highway System faces after a June 6 fire aboard the ferry Columbia.

Teen-ager's assault trial scheduled for September
A judge has set Sept. 11 for the trial to begin of accused teen assailant Victoria Briseno.

Crew camps out on ferry as it's towed
Manned by a skeleton crew, equipped with portable toilets and emergency power, the crippled ferry Columbia is being towed by tugboat to Ketchikan today.

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.

Clarification

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

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

Judge gives minimum jail time to driver in fatal auto accident
Trevor Church was sentenced this morning to two years in prison with 18 months suspended by Juneau Superior Court Judge Larry Weeks.

Police and fire blotter

State and local briefly

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.

Teen-ager's assault trial scheduled for September
A judge has set Sept. 11 for the trial to begin of accused teen assailant Victoria Briseno.

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.

State and local briefly

Proud to be working on the ferries
Letter by Aleta Schuman

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

Word of mouth

Initiative won't cost city FAA funds
The current scare tactic by tourism lobbyists to attack

Word of mouth

Half-empty or half-full for women?
The good news is that there wasn't much bad news. The brakes were kept on the backsliders. The leash was yanked on the backtrackers. Even the backlash was kept in its holster.

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

Putin shows his KGB face with arrest
The following editorial appeared in today's edition of The Washington Post:

A race to remember
Letter by Diane DeSloover

Word of mouth

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

Putin shows his KGB face with arrest
The following editorial appeared in today's edition of The Washington Post:

Mike Miller offers community inspiration
Letter by Lynn Wallen

Word of mouth

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

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

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

Half-empty or half-full for women?
The good news is that there wasn't much bad news. The brakes were kept on the backsliders. The leash was yanked on the backtrackers. Even the backlash was kept in its holster.

Initiative won't cost city FAA funds
The current scare tactic by tourism lobbyists to attack

A race to remember
Letter by Diane DeSloover

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.

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.

Juneau Special Olympians to compete in World Games
Three members of Juneau's Special Olympics Alaska program will be competing for the United States team when Anchorage hosts the 2001 Special Olympics World Winter Games in March.

Juneau Special Olympians to compete in World Games
Three members of Juneau's Special Olympics Alaska program will be competing for the United States team when Anchorage hosts the 2001 Special Olympics World Winter Games in March.

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.

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