Sunday, June 18, 2000

Around town

Around town

Obituaries
GARRETT PAST

Obituaries
GARRETT PAST

Big Trees
ARNOLD, Calif. - This community grew up around logging 60 years ago, its history so entwined with timber it is building a logging museum. Now, however, residents are turning on the industry that once fed them.

Big Trees
ARNOLD, Calif. - This community grew up around logging 60 years ago, its history so entwined with timber it is building a logging museum. Now, however, residents are turning on the industry that once fed them.

Heavy rain, late breakup closes Taylor Highway
FAIRBANKS - The Department of Transportation has closed the Taylor Highway because of heavy rains and a late breakup.

Still seeking faster ferries
The state will probably go ahead with plans to build a fast ferry to run between Juneau and Sitka, despite not having as much money to spend as the project is estimated to cost.

Police and Fire

Rescuers search for missing Juneau man
Alaska State Troopers were searching Saturday for a Juneau man missing at Excursion Inlet.

Veteran feeling abused by the system
George Shean feels he was assaulted on two occasions when he sought medical help.

Veteran feeling abused by the system
George Shean feels he was assaulted on two occasions when he sought medical help.

Local bike thefts on the rise as summer arrives
Trick bikes disappear from lawns on Glacier Avenue and reappear in ditches on North Douglas. Mountain bikes migrate from back porches on Poplar Avenue and may never be seen again.

Whooping it up with the girls
The emcee introduced the Men of Seduction Male Dance Revue with a request.

Military registration gets a `B'
When it comes to registering its young men, Alaska is making the grade - kind of.

Rescuers search for missing Juneau man
Alaska State Troopers were searching Saturday for a Juneau man missing at Excursion Inlet.

Heavy rain, late breakup closes Taylor Highway
FAIRBANKS - The Department of Transportation has closed the Taylor Highway because of heavy rains and a late breakup.

Police and Fire

Still seeking faster ferries
The state will probably go ahead with plans to build a fast ferry to run between Juneau and Sitka, despite not having as much money to spend as the project is estimated to cost.

Awareness of Social Security promoted
As Social Security turns 65 this year, the federal system for providing retirement and disability benefits is being reconsidered.

Military registration gets a `B'
When it comes to registering its young men, Alaska is making the grade - kind of.

Local bike thefts on the rise as summer arrives
Trick bikes disappear from lawns on Glacier Avenue and reappear in ditches on North Douglas. Mountain bikes migrate from back porches on Poplar Avenue and may never be seen again.

Awareness of Social Security promoted
As Social Security turns 65 this year, the federal system for providing retirement and disability benefits is being reconsidered.

Whooping it up with the girls
The emcee introduced the Men of Seduction Male Dance Revue with a request.

Local author injured in collision
Two local drivers suffered minor injuries in a two-vehicle accident about 8:30 a.m. Saturday on Douglas Highway.

Local author injured in collision
Two local drivers suffered minor injuries in a two-vehicle accident about 8:30 a.m. Saturday on Douglas Highway.

Word of mouth

`Killing' and `taking' are two different things
This letter is in response to your article on June 13, which stated a federal jury found Mr. Ralph Boyington guilty of killing a sea lion. As a member of the jury

Leaking brains and lost passports
The last thing I said to my teenaged son as I put him on the plane for Europe was: ``Don't lose your passport!''

What the FAA has said about Alaska Airlines
Over the past few weeks, a fatal crash and several other incidents have raised concerns about the safety of Alaska Airlines.

Whittier's road might shed light on debate
In the June 6 edition of USA Today, the paper's ``Across the Nation'' page reported this about Alaska:

E-mail about the fire on the Columbia
The following is part of an e-mail I received from one of two guests from our B&B who were on the Columbia bound for Bellingham. I've heard there were complaints about ferry staff, but the complainers must have been on a different ferry.

Leaking brains and lost passports
The last thing I said to my teenaged son as I put him on the plane for Europe was: ``Don't lose your passport!''

`Killing' and `taking' are two different things
This letter is in response to your article on June 13, which stated a federal jury found Mr. Ralph Boyington guilty of killing a sea lion. As a member of the jury

E-mail about the fire on the Columbia
The following is part of an e-mail I received from one of two guests from our B&B who were on the Columbia bound for Bellingham. I've heard there were complaints about ferry staff, but the complainers must have been on a different ferry.

Unhappy in Hoonah
On June 14, I spoke with Tommie Lee of the National Park Service at Glacier Bay. It was explained to me that making an exception to my particular case involving the ``interim payments'' for Dungeness Crab Processors could not and would not be considered.

Unhappy in Hoonah
On June 14, I spoke with Tommie Lee of the National Park Service at Glacier Bay. It was explained to me that making an exception to my particular case involving the ``interim payments'' for Dungeness Crab Processors could not and would not be considered.

Whittier's road might shed light on debate
In the June 6 edition of USA Today, the paper's ``Across the Nation'' page reported this about Alaska:

Word of mouth

What the FAA has said about Alaska Airlines
Over the past few weeks, a fatal crash and several other incidents have raised concerns about the safety of Alaska Airlines.

Sitka team wins Kluane-Chilkat relay
Some 1,200 cyclists, including about 200 to 250 from the Juneau area, will hit the Haines Road on Saturday for the Eighth Annual Kluane-Chilkat International Bike Relay.

Sports in Juneau

A new heart means new life
Last November was a bleak time for the family of Chrysantha Bradley.

Sitka team wins Kluane-Chilkat relay
Some 1,200 cyclists, including about 200 to 250 from the Juneau area, will hit the Haines Road on Saturday for the Eighth Annual Kluane-Chilkat International Bike Relay.

A new heart means new life
Last November was a bleak time for the family of Chrysantha Bradley.

Sports in Juneau

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