Tuesday, July 4, 2000

Bear tales
Human kills of brown bears on Admiralty, Baranof and Chichagof islands should be capped at current levels, as should the number of hunting guides, says a group of citizens and agency officials in a report released today.

Bear tales
Human kills of brown bears on Admiralty, Baranof and Chichagof islands should be capped at current levels, as should the number of hunting guides, says a group of citizens and agency officials in a report released today.

Around town

Around town

Obituaries
George E. Williams Jr., Marjory H. Esther, Bruce A. Bulkley

Obituaries
George E. Williams Jr., Marjory H. Esther, Bruce A. Bulkley

Sen. Stevens working to cut funding for smallest tribes
ANCHORAGE - Alaska U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens is seeking to terminate self-government funding paid to the 23 smallest federally recognized Native tribes in the state.

Mental health changes eased in
City mental health workers and their clients expressed outrage and dismay when the city manager announced in February that to save money Juneau aimed to get out of the mental health business by June 30.

Mental health changes eased in
City mental health workers and their clients expressed outrage and dismay when the city manager announced in February that to save money Juneau aimed to get out of the mental health business by June 30.

Fight against primary fails
Efforts to sue the state over a planned changed in this year's primary election appear to have fallen short for want of a good lawyer.

Second teen dies after bike-car collision
KENAI -- A second teen died from injuries following a collision involving a bicycle and a car on the Kenai Spur Highway early Friday morning.

Second teen dies after bike-car collision
KENAI -- A second teen died from injuries following a collision involving a bicycle and a car on the Kenai Spur Highway early Friday morning.

Six die in triple collision
FAIRBANKS - A head-on collision in Two Rivers killed six people and injured two others after a pickup truck sideswiped another pickup and then slammed into a third pickup.

Morris Thompson buried during week-long tribute
TANANA - Alaska Native leader Morris Thompson was laid to final rest Saturday afternoon on a high riverbank overlooking the confluence of the Tanana and Yukon rivers, three miles upriver from his boyhood home of Tanana.

Police: No alcohol tied to drowning
Juneau police said today that there was no reason for them to suspect alcohol contributed to the drowning death of Travis Mason.

Sen. Stevens working to cut funding for smallest tribes
ANCHORAGE - Alaska U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens is seeking to terminate self-government funding paid to the 23 smallest federally recognized Native tribes in the state.

Fight against primary fails
Efforts to sue the state over a planned changed in this year's primary election appear to have fallen short for want of a good lawyer.

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

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

Police: No alcohol tied to drowning
Juneau police said today that there was no reason for them to suspect alcohol contributed to the drowning death of Travis Mason.

Run is up, but catch is down for anglers in Juneau waters
Restrictions or no restrictions, the fish just aren't biting locally.

From a birthday cake to a tugboat: Juneau prepares floats for parade
An anniversary of sorts will be celebrated by one of the entries in Tuesday's Fourth of July parades.

State and local briefly

Run is up, but catch is down for anglers in Juneau waters
Restrictions or no restrictions, the fish just aren't biting locally.

From a birthday cake to a tugboat: Juneau prepares floats for parade
An anniversary of sorts will be celebrated by one of the entries in Tuesday's Fourth of July parades.

State and local briefly

Six die in triple collision
FAIRBANKS - A head-on collision in Two Rivers killed six people and injured two others after a pickup truck sideswiped another pickup and then slammed into a third pickup.

Morris Thompson buried during week-long tribute
TANANA - Alaska Native leader Morris Thompson was laid to final rest Saturday afternoon on a high riverbank overlooking the confluence of the Tanana and Yukon rivers, three miles upriver from his boyhood home of Tanana.

Word of mouth

Privatizing technology a bad bet
As the Alaska Department of Administration continues to prepare a Request for Proposal to turn over Information Technology (IT) functions to privateers, perhaps it would be helpful to look at what happened when the same thing was tried in the state of Connecticut. There, in February of 1997, the state opened bidding on its computer systems.

Correction

Seeking real prayer or real power?
If the prayers of the administrators of the Santa Fe, Texas, school district had been answered by the Supreme Court last week, it would have been a loss for religion in America.

Privatizing technology a bad bet
As the Alaska Department of Administration continues to prepare a Request for Proposal to turn over Information Technology (IT) functions to privateers, perhaps it would be helpful to look at what happened when the same thing was tried in the state of Connecticut. There, in February of 1997, the state opened bidding on its computer systems.

Word of mouth

Exam results aren't that bad
The following editorial appeared in the June 27 edition of the Anchorage Daily News:

Exam results aren't that bad
The following editorial appeared in the June 27 edition of the Anchorage Daily News:

Correction

Seeking real prayer or real power?
If the prayers of the administrators of the Santa Fe, Texas, school district had been answered by the Supreme Court last week, it would have been a loss for religion in America.

Half man, half mountain goat
The banter started even before the lead runners crossed the finish line of the Mount Juneau Ridge Run, and it didn't let up as the top finishers piled into a pickup truck to head off for Sunday brunch.

Sports in Juneau

Sports in Juneau

Half man, half mountain goat
The banter started even before the lead runners crossed the finish line of the Mount Juneau Ridge Run, and it didn't let up as the top finishers piled into a pickup truck to head off for Sunday brunch.

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