Thursday, July 6, 2000

Audit says IRS owes taxpayers $25 million in excess payments
WAS

Audit says IRS owes taxpayers $25 million in excess payments
WAS

79,000 bicycle helmets, 2,200 bike trailers recalled
WASHINGTON (AP) - At the height of the summer biking season, two companies are voluntarily recalling about 79,000 bicycle helmets after government regulators found the headgear failed safety tests and would not adequately protect children or adults from serious or fatal head injuries.

79,000 bicycle helmets, 2,200 bike trailers recalled
WASHINGTON (AP) - At the height of the summer biking season, two companies are voluntarily recalling about 79,000 bicycle helmets after government regulators found the headgear failed safety tests and would not adequately protect children or adults from serious or fatal head injuries.

Obituaries
BRUCE ALAN BULKLEY

Around town

Thank you . . .

Community briefly

Thank you . . .

Correction

Weddings
Katie Nelson and Seth Wissing, Eva Payne and Richard Owen, Sandra Baxter and Arthur ``Art'' Dunn

Obituaries
BRUCE ALAN BULKLEY

Pet of the week

Correction

Around town

Independence Day becomes interconnected day
Editor's note: This is David Lendrum's column from the Fourth of July last year. It is being reprinted at his request.

Community briefly

Obituaries
Molly Ferguson Gottlieb

Weddings
Katie Nelson and Seth Wissing, Eva Payne and Richard Owen, Sandra Baxter and Arthur ``Art'' Dunn

Around town

Pet of the week

Obituaries
Molly Ferguson Gottlieb

Around town

Independence Day becomes interconnected day
Editor's note: This is David Lendrum's column from the Fourth of July last year. It is being reprinted at his request.

Don Drew, country western singer, guitarist and radio show host
Don Drew, country western singer, guitarist and radio show host

A heads-up art exhibit
This month, Petersburg artists Pia Reilly and Susan Christensen will share the images in their minds.

Don Drew, country western singer, guitarist and radio show host
Don Drew, country western singer, guitarist and radio show host

Entertainment calendar

Voices of Summer
Love it or hate it, summer means tourist season in Juneau.

A heads-up art exhibit
This month, Petersburg artists Pia Reilly and Susan Christensen will share the images in their minds.

Entertainment calendar

Native CD combines traditional, modern sounds
``Gathering,'' a new CD of Native Alaskan music and stories featuring a Douglas-born Tlingit elder, provides a unique listening experience.

Native CD combines traditional, modern sounds
``Gathering,'' a new CD of Native Alaskan music and stories featuring a Douglas-born Tlingit elder, provides a unique listening experience.

Voices of Summer
Love it or hate it, summer means tourist season in Juneau.

Around the State

Unruly passenger disrupts Anchorage flight
ANCHORAGE - A Continental Airlines flight was forced to return to Anchorage on Tuesday when a passenger hurled a can of beer at a flight attendant and bit one of the crew.

Native vets win window to apply for land titles
Nelson Angapak, vice president of the Alaska Federation of Natives, was in uniform when the deadline to apply for a Native land allotment in Alaska passed.

Man saves injured bald eagle
Tim Ackerman has demonstrated his affinity for injured birds one more time.

Woman ends reign on Alaska's highest mountain
MOUNT MCKINLEY - The highest mountain in North America just isn't the same now that Base Camp Annie has left.

Native vets win window to apply for land titles
Nelson Angapak, vice president of the Alaska Federation of Natives, was in uniform when the deadline to apply for a Native land allotment in Alaska passed.

Unruly passenger disrupts Anchorage flight
ANCHORAGE - A Continental Airlines flight was forced to return to Anchorage on Tuesday when a passenger hurled a can of beer at a flight attendant and bit one of the crew.

Friendly skies at risk? Airline employees fight `air rage'
By COLLEEN VALLES

Juneau's longtime legislator headed to balmier climate
After 62 years in Juneau, political mainstay Bill Ray Sr. is heading south.

Alaska Airlines Is Faulted For Low Staff Morale
Alaska Airlines management for years allowed staffing levels to deteriorate and failed to communicate with workers, creating a cynical, demoralized staff, according to a report released Wednesday.

FAA: Airport work needs more study
The Federal Aviation Administration has decided the possible environmental impacts of proposed Juneau Airport construction projects need a closer look than they've been getting so far.

French cyclist pedals across 36 countries
By the end of his journey across the Americas, Philippe Jacq will have biked 105,000 kilometers, or 65,625 miles.

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

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

Anchorage driver kills young cyclist
ANCHORAGE - An Anchorage man with six previous drunken driving convictions was driving drunk when he struck and killed a college student riding her bicycle on the sidewalk along Minnesota Drive late Monday, Anchorage police said.

Dandelion warriors work to rid Denali park of foreign weeds
DENALI NATIONAL PARK - On a cloudy June morning, Wendy Mahovlic scrambles up a south-facing hillside in the Savage River Valley, surveys the ground and spies the long, deep-toothed leaves of taraxacum - the common dandelion.

Juneau's longtime legislator headed to balmier climate
After 62 years in Juneau, political mainstay Bill Ray Sr. is heading south.

Editorial re-ignites capital move talk
An Anchorage editorial tying conflicts over tourism in Juneau with moving the capital is ``unfortunate,'' the head of the Alaska Committee said.

Around the State

Activist aims to change primary
Michal O'Callaghan wants the state Division of Elections to subtract rather than add to bring the state's Aug. 22 primary election in line with a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision.

Crude prices plunge on Saudis' planned production hike
Crude oil prices plummeted 7 percent today after Saudi Arabia signaled it may soon begin producing an additional half-million barrels a day.

State says fuel from spill found in Susitna River
ANCHORAGE - Jet fuel from a train derailment north of Talkeetna last December has reached the Susitna River, a state environmental official said Wednesday.

Crude prices plunge on Saudis' planned production hike
Crude oil prices plummeted 7 percent today after Saudi Arabia signaled it may soon begin producing an additional half-million barrels a day.

Activist aims to change primary
Michal O'Callaghan wants the state Division of Elections to subtract rather than add to bring the state's Aug. 22 primary election in line with a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision.

Alaska Airlines' cost-cutting culture may have cost in safety
SEATTLE - Alaska Airlines' maverick heritage has evolved into a culture that condones sidestepping safety and maintenance rules to save money, The Seattle Times reported in an investigative report.

Editorial re-ignites capital move talk
An Anchorage editorial tying conflicts over tourism in Juneau with moving the capital is ``unfortunate,'' the head of the Alaska Committee said.

Bear solution: Stay farther away
Tourists looking for brown bears on Admiralty, Baranof and Chichagof islands would have to change their expectations about up-close wildlife experiences, under a policy recommended by an ad hoc group.

Dandelion warriors work to rid Denali park of foreign weeds
DENALI NATIONAL PARK - On a cloudy June morning, Wendy Mahovlic scrambles up a south-facing hillside in the Savage River Valley, surveys the ground and spies the long, deep-toothed leaves of taraxacum - the common dandelion.

Woman ends reign on Alaska's highest mountain
MOUNT MCKINLEY - The highest mountain in North America just isn't the same now that Base Camp Annie has left.

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

State and local briefly

Alaska Airlines Is Faulted For Low Staff Morale
Alaska Airlines management for years allowed staffing levels to deteriorate and failed to communicate with workers, creating a cynical, demoralized staff, according to a report released Wednesday.

Group says ship dumped chemicals
The Bluewater Network is after Celebrity Cruises.

Bear solution: Stay farther away
Tourists looking for brown bears on Admiralty, Baranof and Chichagof islands would have to change their expectations about up-close wildlife experiences, under a policy recommended by an ad hoc group.

Friendly skies at risk? Airline employees fight `air rage'
By COLLEEN VALLES

FAA: Airport work needs more study
The Federal Aviation Administration has decided the possible environmental impacts of proposed Juneau Airport construction projects need a closer look than they've been getting so far.

French cyclist pedals across 36 countries
By the end of his journey across the Americas, Philippe Jacq will have biked 105,000 kilometers, or 65,625 miles.

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

Man saves injured bald eagle
Tim Ackerman has demonstrated his affinity for injured birds one more time.

State and local briefly

State says fuel from spill found in Susitna River
ANCHORAGE - Jet fuel from a train derailment north of Talkeetna last December has reached the Susitna River, a state environmental official said Wednesday.

Anchorage driver kills young cyclist
ANCHORAGE - An Anchorage man with six previous drunken driving convictions was driving drunk when he struck and killed a college student riding her bicycle on the sidewalk along Minnesota Drive late Monday, Anchorage police said.

Group says ship dumped chemicals
The Bluewater Network is after Celebrity Cruises.

Alaska Airlines' cost-cutting culture may have cost in safety
SEATTLE - Alaska Airlines' maverick heritage has evolved into a culture that condones sidestepping safety and maintenance rules to save money, The Seattle Times reported in an investigative report.

In appreciation of Alaska Airlines
Letter by Henry I. Akiyama, M.D.

A vote away from women's repression
It's one of those times when numbers speak louder than words.

Mines were noisy, too
Letter by Citizens Against Whiners, C.A. Mann

Future secretary of the interior could be Alaskan
Letter by Don Stolworthy

Word of mouth

Fish and Game has no backbone
Letter by Max R. Mielke

Word of mouth

Making sure the rich pass on the wealth
For those who like their reality programming a bit more real, this controversy has all the popular elements of ``Survivor'' meets ``Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?''

In appreciation of Alaska Airlines
Letter by Henry I. Akiyama, M.D.

Future secretary of the interior could be Alaskan
Letter by Don Stolworthy

Juneau in neutral
The following editorial appeared in Monday's edition of The Anchorage Times:

Fish and Game has no backbone
Letter by Max R. Mielke

Mines were noisy, too
Letter by Citizens Against Whiners, C.A. Mann

Making sure the rich pass on the wealth
For those who like their reality programming a bit more real, this controversy has all the popular elements of ``Survivor'' meets ``Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?''

Juneau in neutral
The following editorial appeared in Monday's edition of The Anchorage Times:

The answer's clear: It's time to use less oil
The following editorial appeared in today's edition of the Los Angeles Times:

Word of mouth

Word of mouth

The answer's clear: It's time to use less oil
The following editorial appeared in today's edition of the Los Angeles Times:

A vote away from women's repression
It's one of those times when numbers speak louder than words.

King salmon fishing remains above average
King salmon fishing remains above average in the terminal harvest area. Pink and chum salmon are starting to make a showing in the Juneau area, while halibut fishing remains excellent out in Icy Strait but slow in the local waters.

King salmon fishing remains above average
King salmon fishing remains above average in the terminal harvest area. Pink and chum salmon are starting to make a showing in the Juneau area, while halibut fishing remains excellent out in Icy Strait but slow in the local waters.

Mountain Kings
The window in the weather was closing and it was becoming a race to see if six Juneau climbers could get off the mountain before a three-day storm moved in.

Local Scores
JSA SOFTBALL

Local Scores
JSA SOFTBALL

Mountain Kings
The window in the weather was closing and it was becoming a race to see if six Juneau climbers could get off the mountain before a three-day storm moved in.

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