Sunday, June 25, 2006

Let's analyze the 'war on terror'
The war on terror has now become the global war on terror. Apparently, devastating Iraq must be seen as part of the entire world concentrating on terror, or perhaps we see the entire world as full of terrorists.

Police & Fire
Reports from Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers.

Around Town
Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events.

Making play out of work
Heather Patterson pushes her gravel-filled cart in front of other children competing in the hand-mucking competition during the 17th annual Gold Rush Days at Diamond Park.

UAS grads go to head of class
Master of Arts in Teaching graduates of the University of Alaska Southeast School of Education are preparing for the transition of being the teachers of tomorrow.

Tobin 'Toby' Edward Coate
Former Juneau resident Tobin "Toby" Edward Coate, 28, died June 20, 2006, while river seining for sockeye salmon in the Thorne River on Prince of Wales Island.

Alaska Editorial: High-grading king crab must stop
Alaska state law bans wanton waste when hunters pursue and shoot big game animals.

Empire Editorial: There's room for compromise at lake
There's a lot of noise over Auke Lake lately, but that's nothing new. For decades people have used the accessible water body for all kinds of boating, and lately much of that has been on jet-propelled personal watercraft.

Manifest Destiny
I'm Tlingit and oppose all mining in Alaska for the following reasons: The Americans in the Lower 48 have always believed the United States was destined to expand across the continent, by force, as was used against Native Americans.

Out&About
Out & About is a listing of recreational activities.

Cruising for a Marathon
Marathon runners normally don't pause in the middle of their race to take pictures, unless they are on Douglas Island and getting photos of whales.

Outsiders: Leah Hill & Hannah Corral
Outsiders is a weekly profile in the Juneau Empire's Outdoors section.

Ducklings try to duck predators
A half-dozen merganser ducklings paddled behind their mother in the brackish waters of the Peterson Creek Salt Chuck last week.

Running and remembering
More than 60 athletes gathered at Perseverance Trail on an overcast Saturday morning to pay tribute to a fallen brother in running.

Sports in Juneau
Sports in Juneau is a service provided by the Juneau Empire to provide information on upcoming sports and outdoors events in Juneau.

Suns off to a hot start in Oregon tournament
The Midnight Suns Under-12 softball team started strong at the Midnight Sun Tournament on Saturday in Newberg, Ore.

Sports brief: Juneau's Fuller inks deal with the Dodgers
Juneau resident Justin Fuller signed a contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers and is playing with the Ogden Raptors in Ogden, Utah, according to the Dodgers' Web site.

Sports brief: Jambaars win Fair Play Award at region tourney
The Juneau Soccer Club Jambaars Under-13 boys soccer team was awarded the Fair Play Award on Wednesday at the United States Youth Association Region IV tournament in Boise, Idaho.

Ben Blackgoat Memorial Perseverance Trail Run results

Alaska Digest
The Richardson Highway was reopened south of Delta Junction Saturday afternoon after it was closed for about 24 hours because of damage from heavy rains.

Naturally Aware
Katrina Lieben was naked and a little nervous under her wool poncho.

New special session has new distractions
When Alaska lawmakers return for a special session starting July 12, the administration hopes changes they are making to a natural gas pipeline contract will encourage them to agree on an oil-tax bill and other issues.

Experimental farm celebrates a century
The rows of barley forming the shape of a giant "100" in a field below the newly remodeled Museum of the North on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus isn't the handiwork of local pranksters or a message from intergalactic tourists.

Familiar mushers line up for official 2007 Iditarod entry
Defending Iditarod champion Jeff King and more than three dozen other mushers signed up in person Saturday for next year's running of the 1,100-mile race across Alaska.

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