Thursday, June 29, 2000

Tulsequah Chief mine permit suspended
In a victory for Natives and environmentalists, a Supreme Court judge in British Columbia overturned the key permit for the Tulsequah Chief hard rock mine near the Alaska border.

Tulsequah Chief mine permit suspended
In a victory for Natives and environmentalists, a Supreme Court judge in British Columbia overturned the key permit for the Tulsequah Chief hard rock mine near the Alaska border.

Government delays taking bald eagle off endangered list
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is not ready to remove the American bald eagle from the endangered species list in time for the Fourth of July after all.

Government delays taking bald eagle off endangered list
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is not ready to remove the American bald eagle from the endangered species list in time for the Fourth of July after all.

Two dead in shooting at UW Health Sciences Building
SEATTLE (AP) - One man shot and killed another man at the University of Washington Health Sciences Building on Wednesday afternoon, then killed himself, campus police said.

Two dead in shooting at UW Health Sciences Building
SEATTLE (AP) - One man shot and killed another man at the University of Washington Health Sciences Building on Wednesday afternoon, then killed himself, campus police said.

Gold panning championship winners
Women beat out the men in both the Sourdough and Junior divisions of the State Gold Panning Championships held during the Gold Rush Days Celebration June 25 in Juneau.

Obituaries
Donald H. Prow

Around town

Around town
Thursday, June 29

Obituaries
KENNETH L. TYLER

Weddings
Michelle Tichy and Keith Aisner, Malinda M. Trimble and Trevor T. League, La Vina Smallwood and Ryan Van Sickle

Obituaries
Donald H. Prow

Thank you . . .

Weddings
Michelle Tichy and Keith Aisner, Malinda M. Trimble and Trevor T. League, La Vina Smallwood and Ryan Van Sickle

Pet of the week

Pet of the week

Around town

Moving into the full bloom of summer
Moving over the cusp of the year into the brilliant days of summer, the whole plant world celebrates with new flowers, new fruits and opportunity for new lives. Flowers are decorative and lovely from our perspective, they domin

Around town
Thursday, June 29

Community briefly

Gold panning championship winners
Women beat out the men in both the Sourdough and Junior divisions of the State Gold Panning Championships held during the Gold Rush Days Celebration June 25 in Juneau.

Community briefly

Moving into the full bloom of summer
Moving over the cusp of the year into the brilliant days of summer, the whole plant world celebrates with new flowers, new fruits and opportunity for new lives. Flowers are decorative and lovely from our perspective, they domin

Obituaries
KENNETH L. TYLER

Thank you . . .

Entertainment calendar
Movies

Entertaining the tourists
Las Vegas-style shows may be what cruise ship travelers expect for entertainment, but in Juneau it's the slice-of-life Alaskana shows that pack the house on luxury liners.

Entertainment calendar
Movies

Colleen Dilts, singer, dancer and actress
Studying since birth: For as long as she can remember, Colleen Dilts, 18, has studied at least one performing arts genre.

Windham Hill pianist in Juneau
Windham Hill recording artist Scott Cossu is returning to Juneau for a Friday night concert and he couldn't be happier.

Colleen Dilts, singer, dancer and actress
Studying since birth: For as long as she can remember, Colleen Dilts, 18, has studied at least one performing arts genre.

State museum celebrates 100th
The Alaska State Museum and Historical Library turn 100 this Saturday.

Entertaining the tourists
Las Vegas-style shows may be what cruise ship travelers expect for entertainment, but in Juneau it's the slice-of-life Alaskana shows that pack the house on luxury liners.

Windham Hill pianist in Juneau
Windham Hill recording artist Scott Cossu is returning to Juneau for a Friday night concert and he couldn't be happier.

State museum celebrates 100th
The Alaska State Museum and Historical Library turn 100 this Saturday.

Beedle takes university post
Joe Beedle, former president and CEO of Goldbelt, has been named vice president for finance at the University of Alaska statewide system.

Gathering offers tips on tribal state ties
Alaska's Native tribes have gotten some advice and some good ideas on how to improve their sometimes rocky relationship with the state during this week's meeting of the National Congress of American Indians.

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

Rare thunderstorm leads to 4-car crash
Wednesday afternoon's unusual thunderstorm surprised local residents, deposited 1.16 inches of rain and helped cause a four-vehicle accident at the McNugget intersection.

Dozens evacuate court building
Three fire engines, their crews and an ambulance responded to a fire alarm at the Dimond Court House about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday after employees reported smelling smoke.

Judge: B.C. mine permit broke law
In what they hailed as a landmark legal victory, Tlingits in British Columbia have disrupted a developer's timetable for reopening the Tulsequah Chief mine near the Alaska border.

Gathering offers tips on tribal state ties
Alaska's Native tribes have gotten some advice and some good ideas on how to improve their sometimes rocky relationship with the state during this week's meeting of the National Congress of American Indians.

Legislature to sue over Knowles' veto
The Legislature and Gov. Tony Knowles will likely face off in court soon, continuing a turf war as the Republican majority and the Democratic executive wrangle over who's got what powers.

Two men captured after Anchorage bank robbery
ANCHORAGE -- Two men were arrested Tuesday after allegedly robbing a credit union and leading police on a wild, gun-shooting chase through a South Anchorage shopping area.

Arminng against drunken driving
Although Cindy Macaulay Cashen is under strict orders not to talk about the fatal accident motivating her, she is deep into organizing a Juneau chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Drivers.

Juneau Briefly

State and local briefly

Correction

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

Two men captured after Anchorage bank robbery
ANCHORAGE -- Two men were arrested Tuesday after allegedly robbing a credit union and leading police on a wild, gun-shooting chase through a South Anchorage shopping area.

Alaska Airlines wins feds' OK
WASHINGTON -- Federal inspectors will launch special maintenance audits of the nation's largest airlines over the next four months, the Federal Aviation Administration said Thursday.

Alaska Airlines wins feds' OK
WASHINGTON -- Federal inspectors will launch special maintenance audits of the nation's largest airlines over the next four months, the Federal Aviation Administration said Thursday.

State to drop abortion appeal
Efforts to defend a stillborn law against so-called ``partial birth'' abortions will end.

Ruling will alter primary
It might be open, it might be closed, but it won't be a blanket.

Conference supports local Native positions
Some local Native causes were embraced by a national American Indian organization this week.

Two more S. Franklin shops win permits to start building
Construction could begin this summer on two retail buildings downtown, following approval Tuesday of a package of permits and variances, the developer says.

Legislature to sue over Knowles' veto
The Legislature and Gov. Tony Knowles will likely face off in court soon, continuing a turf war as the Republican majority and the Democratic executive wrangle over who's got what powers.

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

Judge: B.C. mine permit broke law
In what they hailed as a landmark legal victory, Tlingits in British Columbia have disrupted a developer's timetable for reopening the Tulsequah Chief mine near the Alaska border.

Correction

Rare thunderstorm leads to 4-car crash
Wednesday afternoon's unusual thunderstorm surprised local residents, deposited 1.16 inches of rain and helped cause a four-vehicle accident at the McNugget intersection.

Two local reality firms form one
Two real estate firms in the valley are merging this weekend.

Conference supports local Native positions
Some local Native causes were embraced by a national American Indian organization this week.

Watercraft accident involved alcohol
Alcohol is implicated in the death of local youth Travis Mason, but no one has been charged with supplying it, Juneau police said.

Watercraft accident involved alcohol
Alcohol is implicated in the death of local youth Travis Mason, but no one has been charged with supplying it, Juneau police said.

Ruling will alter primary
It might be open, it might be closed, but it won't be a blanket.

Arminng against drunken driving
Although Cindy Macaulay Cashen is under strict orders not to talk about the fatal accident motivating her, she is deep into organizing a Juneau chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Drivers.

Two more S. Franklin shops win permits to start building
Construction could begin this summer on two retail buildings downtown, following approval Tuesday of a package of permits and variances, the developer says.

Dozens evacuate court building
Three fire engines, their crews and an ambulance responded to a fire alarm at the Dimond Court House about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday after employees reported smelling smoke.

State to drop abortion appeal
Efforts to defend a stillborn law against so-called ``partial birth'' abortions will end.

Two local reality firms form one
Two real estate firms in the valley are merging this weekend.

State and local briefly

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

Beedle takes university post
Joe Beedle, former president and CEO of Goldbelt, has been named vice president for finance at the University of Alaska statewide system.

Juneau Briefly

Word of mouth

Pet adoption rules are sensible, not ridiculous
Letter by Iris Frank

Word of Mouth

Thanks for the paraglider picture
Letter by Greg Scott

Lack of service in service economy
If Alan Greenspan really wants to do something to keep the economy from going south, he can stop looking for ways to sabotage the stock market and start looking for ways to solve the real problem: Getting the unemployment rate back up to a healthy 10 percent or 12 percent where it belongs.

Is mankind ready to know this much?
They all talked about it as a book, although e-book is a better analogy. If the human genome were actually printed out on paper it would rise as high as the Washington Monument.

Lack of service in service economy
If Alan Greenspan really wants to do something to keep the economy from going south, he can stop looking for ways to sabotage the stock market and start looking for ways to solve the real problem: Getting the unemployment rate back up to a healthy 10 percent or 12 percent where it belongs.

Stop posturing and end the Cuba embargo
Well, isn't Cuba just the topic du jour? If it's not something about a 6-year-old, then it's talk about lifting trade embargoes.

Word of mouth

The facts on ASMI
Letter by Barbara Belknap

Oil prices shouldn't affect budget discipline
The fluctuating world oil price situation is wreaking havoc down South on pump prices, yet at the same time boosting Alaska's revenue to unprecedented levels.

Stop pitting fisherman against each other
I have been sport fishing, handtrolling and power trolling for over 40 years. I have been in the charter fishing business for 15 years. My whole life has been centered around silver and king salmon fishing for pleasure and, of course, a living.

Some things matter, some things don't
Letter by Peggy Barnhill

Word of Mouth

Pet adoption rules are sensible, not ridiculous
Letter by Iris Frank

Is mankind ready to know this much?
They all talked about it as a book, although e-book is a better analogy. If the human genome were actually printed out on paper it would rise as high as the Washington Monument.

Some things matter, some things don't
Letter by Peggy Barnhill

Stop posturing and end the Cuba embargo
Well, isn't Cuba just the topic du jour? If it's not something about a 6-year-old, then it's talk about lifting trade embargoes.

The facts on ASMI
Letter by Barbara Belknap

Stop pitting fisherman against each other
I have been sport fishing, handtrolling and power trolling for over 40 years. I have been in the charter fishing business for 15 years. My whole life has been centered around silver and king salmon fishing for pleasure and, of course, a living.

Thanks for the paraglider picture
Letter by Greg Scott

Oil prices shouldn't affect budget discipline
The fluctuating world oil price situation is wreaking havoc down South on pump prices, yet at the same time boosting Alaska's revenue to unprecedented levels.

King salmon limits go up for non-resident anglers
The non-resident annual limit for king salmon has been increased due to recent revisions of the chinook abundance index for Southeast Alaska by the Chinook Technical Committee of the U.S.-Canada Pacific Salmon Commission. Also, the four restrictions placed on non-resident and anglers fishing from chartered vessels have been lifted.

King salmon limits go up for non-resident anglers
The non-resident annual limit for king salmon has been increased due to recent revisions of the chinook abundance index for Southeast Alaska by the Chinook Technical Committee of the U.S.-Canada Pacific Salmon Commission. Also, the four restrictions placed on non-resident and anglers fishing from chartered vessels have been lifted.

UAF shooter still after Olympic berth
FAIRBANKS -- University of Alaska Fairbanks rifle team member Matt Emmons is making one last blast to gaining a berth on the U.S. Olympic rifle team.

Sports in Juneau

"Only fools run at midnight" race results
Results from the Only Fools Run at Midnight 5-kilometer fun run early Saturday morning. Results have been reconfigured as best they can to fit Empire Cup age groups and may be different than the results announced by race officials on Saturday. Those runners whose Empire Cup age groups were unclear on their entry forms were slotted with the youngest part of their overall race age groups, which had wider age ranges than the Empire Cup age groups. Overall placing is in parentheses. No results are available for the 1-mile walk event.

Emmons comes up just short of Olympics
FAIRBANKS -- For the second time in less than a week, University of Alaska Fairbanks sophomore Matt Emmons just missed earning a spot on the U.S. Olympic shooting team.

Sports in Juneau

Sports in Juneau

"Only fools run at midnight" race results
Results from the Only Fools Run at Midnight 5-kilometer fun run early Saturday morning. Results have been reconfigured as best they can to fit Empire Cup age groups and may be different than the results announced by race officials on Saturday. Those runners whose Empire Cup age groups were unclear on their entry forms were slotted with the youngest part of their overall race age groups, which had wider age ranges than the Empire Cup age groups. Overall placing is in parentheses. No results are available for the 1-mile walk event.

Sports in Juneau

Emmons comes up just short of Olympics
FAIRBANKS -- For the second time in less than a week, University of Alaska Fairbanks sophomore Matt Emmons just missed earning a spot on the U.S. Olympic shooting team.

UAF shooter still after Olympic berth
FAIRBANKS -- University of Alaska Fairbanks rifle team member Matt Emmons is making one last blast to gaining a berth on the U.S. Olympic rifle team.

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