Sunday, June 25, 2000

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

Correction

Around Juneau

Battle of the ballot
With just four months to go before the November general election, advocacy groups are starting to lay the groundwork for campaigns for and against various ballot propositions.

Alaska drops in kids' status study
Alaska ranks 33rd in a nationwide study of children's well-being, with the state scoring last among states in the number of child deaths.

Correction

Around Juneau

Stevens suggests crab fleet buyout
ANCHORAGE - Federal legislation to buy out part of the Bering Sea crab fleet could be written soon, according to Sen. Ted Stevens.

Battle of the ballot
With just four months to go before the November general election, advocacy groups are starting to lay the groundwork for campaigns for and against various ballot propositions.

Alaska drops in kids' status study
Alaska ranks 33rd in a nationwide study of children's well-being, with the state scoring last among states in the number of child deaths.

Stevens suggests crab fleet buyout
ANCHORAGE - Federal legislation to buy out part of the Bering Sea crab fleet could be written soon, according to Sen. Ted Stevens.

Scores worry Natives
When many high school sophomores can't pass the tests needed for a diploma, it's time to panic, says Dennis Demmert, a retired University of Alaska professor.

Scores worry Natives
When many high school sophomores can't pass the tests needed for a diploma, it's time to panic, says Dennis Demmert, a retired University of Alaska professor.

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

Getting a rush from those golden days
Shoveling pea gravel or hefting 132-pound jack leg drills may not sound like much of a way to spend a weekend. To the competitors in the 11th Annual Gold Rush Days competitions, however, it's all good fun.

Getting a rush from those golden days
Shoveling pea gravel or hefting 132-pound jack leg drills may not sound like much of a way to spend a weekend. To the competitors in the 11th Annual Gold Rush Days competitions, however, it's all good fun.

Looking for hidden treasure
Dozens of Juneau residents waited with a mix of anticipation and apprehension to have possessions appraised Saturday at Mendenhall Center.

Looking for hidden treasure
Dozens of Juneau residents waited with a mix of anticipation and apprehension to have possessions appraised Saturday at Mendenhall Center.

Yellow ribbons in Ketchikan
Letter by Colleen Scanlon

Bemoaning the human that got away
A fundamental belief held by Americans is that if you are on land, you cannot be killed by a fish. This belief has been reinforced by the Steven Spielberg movies ``Jaws,'' `

Don't ease up on tests because of bad scores
The scores are in and the results are nothing to cheer about.

Word of mouth
Word of Mouth gives readers a forum to express opinions on a variety of issues by telephone. Calls must be limited to one minute and we reserve the right to edit calls for clarity, length and libel. The number to call in 586-4636. Then press 8255 to leave your message.

Word of mouth
Word of Mouth gives readers a forum to express opinions on a variety of issues by telephone. Calls must be limited to one minute and we reserve the right to edit calls for clarity, length and libel. The number to call in 586-4636. Then press 8255 to leave your message.

Yellow ribbons in Ketchikan
Letter by Colleen Scanlon

Camping in Juneau: a rude awakening
Letter by Stephanie Masse

Camping in Juneau: a rude awakening
Letter by Stephanie Masse

Don't ease up on tests because of bad scores
The scores are in and the results are nothing to cheer about.

Bemoaning the human that got away
A fundamental belief held by Americans is that if you are on land, you cannot be killed by a fish. This belief has been reinforced by the Steven Spielberg movies ``Jaws,'' `

Olympics beckon for UAF shooter
FAIRBANKS -- Melissa Mulloy's Olympic dreams came true on Friday when the University of Alaska Fairbanks senior successfully qualified for the U.S. Olympic shooting team in the sport rifle three-position shoot.

Sports in Juneau

Fooling around at midnight
To be honest, some of the runners in the Only Fools Run at Midnight race early Saturday morning looked pretty darn foolish.

Sports in Juneau

Youthful skiers lead pack in Glacier Roll in-line skate race
The Glacier Roll in-line skate race is a fund-raiser for the Juneau Ski Club, but the way young skiers keep winning the race it might as well be one of their showcase events.

Youthful skiers lead pack in Glacier Roll in-line skate race
The Glacier Roll in-line skate race is a fund-raiser for the Juneau Ski Club, but the way young skiers keep winning the race it might as well be one of their showcase events.

Fooling around at midnight
To be honest, some of the runners in the Only Fools Run at Midnight race early Saturday morning looked pretty darn foolish.

Olympics beckon for UAF shooter
FAIRBANKS -- Melissa Mulloy's Olympic dreams came true on Friday when the University of Alaska Fairbanks senior successfully qualified for the U.S. Olympic shooting team in the sport rifle three-position shoot.

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