Thursday, June 28, 2001

Peninsula homes evacuated as prescribed burn runs wild
The Kenai Lake wildfire came precariously close to homes along the Seward Highway on Wednesday evening, prompting officials to issue an evacuation advisory.

Peninsula homes evacuated as prescribed burn runs wild
The Kenai Lake wildfire came precariously close to homes along the Seward Highway on Wednesday evening, prompting officials to issue an evacuation advisory.

Honors and Degrees

Honors and Degrees

Anniversaries

Around Town

Anniversaries

Weddings

Around Town

Thank you

Obituary

Pet of the week

Thank you

Weddings

Flowers relish the summer, as do humans
Once the first daisies open, summer is here. They know by the change in night length that spring has passed into summer and the long light-filled days will be shorter each time. They relish this time, the months of flowering and fruiting, as do we humans. We have waited for these warm, bright, fish- and fun-filled weeks throughout the winter and spring, and now is the payoff.

Obituary

Flowers relish the summer, as do humans
Once the first daisies open, summer is here. They know by the change in night length that spring has passed into summer and the long light-filled days will be shorter each time. They relish this time, the months of flowering and fruiting, as do we humans. We have waited for these warm, bright, fish- and fun-filled weeks throughout the winter and spring, and now is the payoff.

Pet of the week

Film fest offers five shorts that won or vied for Oscar
Five short films that were nominated for or won Academy Awards will be shown at the Nickelodeon Theater this weekend.

Entertainment Briefs
Alaska images available in new library; Arts council seeks nominees for awards

Entertainment Briefs
Alaska images available in new library; Arts council seeks nominees for awards

Entertainment Calendar
Movies

Entertainment Calendar
Movies

Film fest offers five shorts that won or vied for Oscar
Five short films that were nominated for or won Academy Awards will be shown at the Nickelodeon Theater this weekend.

Cross-Training in the arts
=heresa Manzanares knows the power of interdisciplinary creative work. A short fiction writer who belongs to a writing group with a "concentration of poets," Manzanares has seen her writing strengthened by the sharing of different writing styles.

Beaded bag show aims to inspire other artists
Design and age spell the difference among the bags displayed in the 10th Annual Beaded Bag Exhibit at Spirit Beads.

Beaded bag show aims to inspire other artists
Design and age spell the difference among the bags displayed in the 10th Annual Beaded Bag Exhibit at Spirit Beads.

Cross-Training in the arts
=heresa Manzanares knows the power of interdisciplinary creative work. A short fiction writer who belongs to a writing group with a "concentration of poets," Manzanares has seen her writing strengthened by the sharing of different writing styles.

Police and Fire
Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported...

Haines considers helicopter skiing
As consultants work on a long-range tourism plan and assess alternative heliports in Juneau this summer, Haines residents also are discussing helicopter-related issues.

Burst hose spills fuel into Auke Bay
About 400 gallons of diesel fuel spilled into Auke Bay on Tuesday morning when a 2-inch flexible hose connection in a pipeline burst at Andrew's Marina at Fisherman's Bend.

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

Burst hose spills fuel into Auke Bay
About 400 gallons of diesel fuel spilled into Auke Bay on Tuesday morning when a 2-inch flexible hose connection in a pipeline burst at Andrew's Marina at Fisherman's Bend.

Oil spill halts harbor traffic
Boats were barred from leaving a Tee Harbor marina this morning after a fuel line ruptured Wednesday night, spilling about 500 gallons of No. 2 diesel fuel into the water.

Repairs set for school roofs
Two Juneau school buildings should have new roofs by the start of school this fall.

Power outage strikes retailers
Electrical power was out to 7,134 households, including homes in the Mendenhall Valley and neighborhoods out Glacier Highway, for an hour during dinnertime on Wednesday.

Douglas Harbor upgrade underway
For boaters who use Douglas Harbor, parking and access improvements couldn't come sooner.

State aims to ease Sunny Point traffic
The state is seeking input on the best way to improve access, ease congestion and increase safety at Juneau's Sunny Point intersection, near the Williams Express service station.

Contractors may have ignited fires in Interior
FAIRBANKS - Contractors working on the route for Golden Valley Electric Association's Northern Intertie may have been responsible for starting two wildfires that have burned more than 170,000 acres on the Tanana Flats south of Fairbanks.

Treasures hidden in Southeast for high-tech hunt
It's the high-tech version of pirate's treasure without the danger of walking the plank.

Repairs set for school roofs
Two Juneau school buildings should have new roofs by the start of school this fall.

Bus ridership takes off
Ann Johnson, who was waiting for the city bus at Mendenhall Boulevard on Tuesday, said Capital Transit's new half-hour service made it easier to shop and pay bills.

Contractors may have ignited fires in Interior
FAIRBANKS - Contractors working on the route for Golden Valley Electric Association's Northern Intertie may have been responsible for starting two wildfires that have burned more than 170,000 acres on the Tanana Flats south of Fairbanks.

Obituary
William John Cullinane, 57, died June 26, 2001, in Hillsborough, Calif.

Initiative: PFDs for Peace Corps
A Fairbanks graduate student is proposing a ballot initiative to restore Alaska Permanent Fund dividends to Peace Corps volunteers.

Treasures hidden in Southeast for high-tech hunt
It's the high-tech version of pirate's treasure without the danger of walking the plank.

Haines considers helicopter skiing
As consultants work on a long-range tourism plan and assess alternative heliports in Juneau this summer, Haines residents also are discussing helicopter-related issues.

State aims to ease Sunny Point traffic
The state is seeking input on the best way to improve access, ease congestion and increase safety at Juneau's Sunny Point intersection, near the Williams Express service station.

Douglas Harbor upgrade underway
For boaters who use Douglas Harbor, parking and access improvements couldn't come sooner.

Power outage strikes retailers
Electrical power was out to 7,134 households, including homes in the Mendenhall Valley and neighborhoods out Glacier Highway, for an hour during dinnertime on Wednesday.

Police and Fire
Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported...

Oil spill halts harbor traffic
Boats were barred from leaving a Tee Harbor marina this morning after a fuel line ruptured Wednesday night, spilling about 500 gallons of No. 2 diesel fuel into the water.

Around Town
Today

Obituary
William John Cullinane, 57, died June 26, 2001, in Hillsborough, Calif.

Initiative: PFDs for Peace Corps
A Fairbanks graduate student is proposing a ballot initiative to restore Alaska Permanent Fund dividends to Peace Corps volunteers.

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

No sign of the times
Two of the main routes into town, the ferry terminal and the airport, usually sport signs that say, "Welcome to Juneau" and then list the governor's and the mayor's names.

Bus ridership takes off
Ann Johnson, who was waiting for the city bus at Mendenhall Boulevard on Tuesday, said Capital Transit's new half-hour service made it easier to shop and pay bills.

Briefly

Around Town
Today

No sign of the times
Two of the main routes into town, the ferry terminal and the airport, usually sport signs that say, "Welcome to Juneau" and then list the governor's and the mayor's names.

Briefly

Keeping status quo on campaign finance
It's understandable why friends of campaign finance reform expressed delight at this week's Supreme Court decision on the subject, narrow in scope as it was.

What are we celebrating on Independence Day?
On July 4, Americans can take great pride in the vision of the Founding Fathers. These men created a land conceived in liberty and devoted to the rule of law.

Letter: Public servant sought
Flash. Last time I checked, dogs restrained on the owner's property are in accordance with CBJ leash law.

My Turn: Use abuse information to clarify, not confuse
This is a response, from a single mother, to the article printed on June 12 by Jim Scholz entitled "Look at Full Spectrum of Family Violence."

Keeping status quo on campaign finance
It's understandable why friends of campaign finance reform expressed delight at this week's Supreme Court decision on the subject, narrow in scope as it was.

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. We reserve the right to edit calls for clarity, length and libel.

My Turn: Will anyone else learn from my mistake?
After nine months of being away from home for my first year at college, I was more than ready to come back to Juneau for the summer. I missed my friends, family and even Juneau. With no school to worry about, a good job to go to every day and numerous people to spend time and catch up with, the summer was certainly a promising one.

Letter: Public servant sought
Flash. Last time I checked, dogs restrained on the owner's property are in accordance with CBJ leash law.

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. We reserve the right to edit calls for clarity, length and libel. Callers must leave their name and a number at which they can be contacted (usually between 8 a.m. and noon). Only comments accompanied by a name will be published and only after the caller's identity is verified. Callers' names will appear in print. Call 586-4636 and press 8255 to leave a message.

Letter: Shooting bears will save people's lives
Cows are sacred in India. Are bears sacred in Juneau? The recent steps taken to be more benevolent to them suggests they are. They belong in the wild, not in our populated community.

Editorial roundup

My Turn: Will anyone else learn from my mistake?
After nine months of being away from home for my first year at college, I was more than ready to come back to Juneau for the summer. I missed my friends, family and even Juneau. With no school to worry about, a good job to go to every day and numerous people to spend time and catch up with, the summer was certainly a promising one.

In this era, no sympathy for Berenson
It is sad to see Lori Berenson's picture in the news and conclude that an old activist standard needs rewriting: "The times, they have a' changed." Timothy McVeigh changed them when he blew up the federal building in Oklahoma. They changed because we are weary of violence in the name of idealism and because the U.S. relationship to the world has changed.

My Turn: Use abuse information to clarify, not confuse
This is a response, from a single mother, to the article printed on June 12 by Jim Scholz entitled "Look at Full Spectrum of Family Violence."

In this era, no sympathy for Berenson
It is sad to see Lori Berenson's picture in the news and conclude that an old activist standard needs rewriting: "The times, they have a' changed." Timothy McVeigh changed them when he blew up the federal building in Oklahoma. They changed because we are weary of violence in the name of idealism and because the U.S. relationship to the world has changed.

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. We reserve the right to edit calls for clarity, length and libel.

Letter: Shooting bears will save people's lives
Cows are sacred in India. Are bears sacred in Juneau? The recent steps taken to be more benevolent to them suggests they are. They belong in the wild, not in our populated community.

What are we celebrating on Independence Day?
On July 4, Americans can take great pride in the vision of the Founding Fathers. These men created a land conceived in liberty and devoted to the rule of law.

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. We reserve the right to edit calls for clarity, length and libel. Callers must leave their name and a number at which they can be contacted (usually between 8 a.m. and noon). Only comments accompanied by a name will be published and only after the caller's identity is verified. Callers' names will appear in print. Call 586-4636 and press 8255 to leave a message.

Editorial roundup

From Pelican to Hoonah a stroke at a time
"Weight doesn't matter," said Larry Fanning, trying to interest me in a seven-day, 70-mile kayak trip. "We can take anything we want as long as it fits into the kayak," he said.

Fish Report
King salmon fishing in the Juneau area stayed about the same last week, taking an average of 20 hours to land a keeper. The five-year average is 20 hours and last year it took 25 hours to land a king salmon.

From Pelican to Hoonah a stroke at a time
"Weight doesn't matter," said Larry Fanning, trying to interest me in a seven-day, 70-mile kayak trip. "We can take anything we want as long as it fits into the kayak," he said.

Fish Report
King salmon fishing in the Juneau area stayed about the same last week, taking an average of 20 hours to land a keeper. The five-year average is 20 hours and last year it took 25 hours to land a king salmon.

Fish, bears and cheechakos
In 1975, I married an Alaskan game guide. He was working for Don DeHart out of Slana. During the seven years we were married, I learned a lot about Alaskan wildlife.

Fish, bears and cheechakos
In 1975, I married an Alaskan game guide. He was working for Don DeHart out of Slana. During the seven years we were married, I learned a lot about Alaskan wildlife.

Out And About
In season: Black bear (until June 30), freshwater steelhead trout (peaks April-June), cutthroat trout (peaks May-June), salt and freshwater king salmon (peaks May-July), halibut and rockfish (peaks June-Sept.), sockeye, pink and chum salmon (runs June to Sept., peaks in July), coho salmon (June-Nov.), Dolly Varden (June-Aug.), bear viewing at Pack Creek (June-Sept., peaks July and Aug.), and freshwater Northern Pike (peaks July-Aug.).

Out And About
In season: Black bear (until June 30), freshwater steelhead trout (peaks April-June), cutthroat trout (peaks May-June), salt and freshwater king salmon (peaks May-July), halibut and rockfish (peaks June-Sept.), sockeye, pink and chum salmon (runs June to Sept., peaks in July), coho salmon (June-Nov.), Dolly Varden (June-Aug.), bear viewing at Pack Creek (June-Sept., peaks July and Aug.), and freshwater Northern Pike (peaks July-Aug.).

Conway signs pro deal
Rob Conway of Juneau went 3-for-5 with two doubles, two RBIs and two runs scored in his professional baseball debut Tuesday, leading the the Cook County (Ill.) Cheetahs to an 8-0 victory over the Kalamazoo (Mich.) Kings in a Frontier League game in Crestwood, Ill.

Sports In Juneau
Saturday, June 30

Correction

Conway signs pro deal
Rob Conway of Juneau went 3-for-5 with two doubles, two RBIs and two runs scored in his professional baseball debut Tuesday, leading the the Cook County (Ill.) Cheetahs to an 8-0 victory over the Kalamazoo (Mich.) Kings in a Frontier League game in Crestwood, Ill.

Five past champs sign up for Iditarod
WASILLA -- Five past winners are among 51 mushers who signed up Saturday on the first day to register for next year's Iditarod.

Local Scoreboard: Baseball & Softball standings

Sports in Juneau

Local Scoreboard: Only Fool Run at Midnight
Results from Friday night's Only Fools Run at Night five-kilometer fun run at Centennial Hall. No results are available from the one-mile walk portion of the event, which was a fund-raiser for the Alaska office of the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Midnight Suns finish fourth at St. Martin's Tournament
The Juneau American Legion Post 25 Midnight Suns completed its three-week road trip on Saturday with a fourth-place finish at the St. Martin's Baseball Tournament in Lacey, Wash.

Local Scoreboard: Only Fool Run at Midnight
Results from Friday night's Only Fools Run at Night five-kilometer fun run at Centennial Hall. No results are available from the one-mile walk portion of the event, which was a fund-raiser for the Alaska office of the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Midnight Suns finish fourth at St. Martin's Tournament
The Juneau American Legion Post 25 Midnight Suns completed its three-week road trip on Saturday with a fourth-place finish at the St. Martin's Baseball Tournament in Lacey, Wash.

Local Scoreboard: Baseball & Softball standings

Five past champs sign up for Iditarod
WASILLA -- Five past winners are among 51 mushers who signed up Saturday on the first day to register for next year's Iditarod.

Correction

Sports In Juneau
Saturday, June 30

Sports in Juneau

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