Saturday, July 8, 2000

Yearlong protest of timber sale broken up by authorities
ESTACADA, Ore. (AP) - The U.S. Forest Service drove anti-logging protesters from roadblocks on the Mount Hood National Forest on Friday, breaking up a yearlong demonstration that had blocked harvest of a timber sale.

Yearlong protest of timber sale broken up by authorities
ESTACADA, Ore. (AP) - The U.S. Forest Service drove anti-logging protesters from roadblocks on the Mount Hood National Forest on Friday, breaking up a yearlong demonstration that had blocked harvest of a timber sale.

FYI

Best bets
After the non-stop activities of last weekend, this week looks a little slow, but there are definitely some interesting things to check out.

FYI

Neighbors briefly

Obituaries
Frances J. Edgecomb

Best bets
After the non-stop activities of last weekend, this week looks a little slow, but there are definitely some interesting things to check out.

Winners of events from Gold Rush Days 2000
The following are this year's winners of the events at Gold Rush Days (names are listed in order of rank):

Around town

Neighbors briefly

Weddings
Lucy Jones and Steve Potter, Betty Jo Devine and Gregory Acres

Around town

Thank you . . .

A lesson about Spirit and the Open Heart
The moment of recognizing that Divine Spirit has just worked in, through or around oneself can be life-changing. One may give care, trust in something good or face peril with courage and faith.

Weddings
Lucy Jones and Steve Potter, Betty Jo Devine and Gregory Acres

Winners of events from Gold Rush Days 2000
The following are this year's winners of the events at Gold Rush Days (names are listed in order of rank):

Obituaries
Frances J. Edgecomb

A lesson about Spirit and the Open Heart
The moment of recognizing that Divine Spirit has just worked in, through or around oneself can be life-changing. One may give care, trust in something good or face peril with courage and faith.

Thank you . . .

Bears making regular appearances in backyards
With salmonberries ripening, bears will have access to more natural food and be less apt to raid garbage cans. But in the meantime, bruin sightings are becoming an everyday occurrence.

Voters may decide on runoff plan
Backers of what is called ``instant run-off'' voting say they have more than enough signatures to put the idea on a statewide ballot in 2002.

IHS, Ketchikan Natives disagree over treatment costs
KETCHIKAN -- Ketchikan's Native corporation is contesting an Indian Health Service ruling on the cost of treating the corporation's members at a regional hospital in Sitka.

Missile test may set defense course
WASHINGTON - The Pentagon is counting down to a rocket launch tonight that could change the course of U.S. defense policy and present the next president with one of the most contentious international arms control debates in decades.

BP settles state dispute with $25 million
BP Amoco will pay $25.3 million to the state to settle a dispute over how much oil taxes the company owes Alaska.

IHS, Ketchikan Natives disagree over treatment costs
KETCHIKAN -- Ketchikan's Native corporation is contesting an Indian Health Service ruling on the cost of treating the corporation's members at a regional hospital in Sitka.

Missile test may set defense course
WASHINGTON - The Pentagon is counting down to a rocket launch tonight that could change the course of U.S. defense policy and present the next president with one of the most contentious international arms control debates in decades.

Police and fire blotter

Farmer takes fifth stab at winning mayor's seat
Mark Farmer wants to be mayor of Juneau again. Farmer filed a letter of his intent with the Alaska Public Offices Commission this morning -- a necessary step for fund raising. Candidates for city office must file with the city clerk between Aug. 14 and 24.

Bears making regular appearances in backyards
With salmonberries ripening, bears will have access to more natural food and be less apt to raid garbage cans. But in the meantime, bruin sightings are becoming an everyday occurrence.

State and local briefly

BP settles state dispute with $25 million
BP Amoco will pay $25.3 million to the state to settle a dispute over how much oil taxes the company owes Alaska.

Police and fire blotter

State and local briefly

Voters may decide on runoff plan
Backers of what is called ``instant run-off'' voting say they have more than enough signatures to put the idea on a statewide ballot in 2002.

Pastor finds his calling behind bars
On his way to work each morning, Mick Ewing passes through numerous levels of security -- five gates, a metal detector. Only when Ewing has cleared them all can he proceed to the small chapel and office where he does much of his work as part-time chaplain of the Lemon Creek Correctional Center.

Farmer takes fifth stab at winning mayor's seat
Mark Farmer wants to be mayor of Juneau again. Farmer filed a letter of his intent with the Alaska Public Offices Commission this morning -- a necessary step for fund raising. Candidates for city office must file with the city clerk between Aug. 14 and 24.

Pastor finds his calling behind bars
On his way to work each morning, Mick Ewing passes through numerous levels of security -- five gates, a metal detector. Only when Ewing has cleared them all can he proceed to the small chapel and office where he does much of his work as part-time chaplain of the Lemon Creek Correctional Center.

Pay heed to those words from the north
A couple of days ago we ran an editorial from the Anchorage Times, which once again pushed for moving the capital. This time the Times used conflicts over tourism as an example of Juneau being out of touch with the rest of the state.

Voters beware on subsistence
Letter by Carl L. Rosier

Word of mouth

Limiting initiatives not a smart idea
A small group of Alaskans apparently believe the ordinary citizen is perfectly capable of electing U.S. senators, governors and legislative candidates; can muster enough intelligence to vote on large bond issues; can make reasoned judgments on management of the permanent fund, but cannot be trusted to understand a game management issue.

Word of mouth

Voters beware on subsistence
Letter by Carl L. Rosier

Pay heed to those words from the north
A couple of days ago we ran an editorial from the Anchorage Times, which once again pushed for moving the capital. This time the Times used conflicts over tourism as an example of Juneau being out of touch with the rest of the state.

Limiting initiatives not a smart idea
A small group of Alaskans apparently believe the ordinary citizen is perfectly capable of electing U.S. senators, governors and legislative candidates; can muster enough intelligence to vote on large bond issues; can make reasoned judgments on management of the permanent fund, but cannot be trusted to understand a game management issue.

Smorgasboard of events for Juneau athletes
Athletes in Juneau can take their pick of competitive events this weekend. On Saturday, the athletes can go for a run with the 23rd Annual Governor's Cup Fun Run/Walk, ride a bike with the Historic Treadwell Trail Mountain Bike Race, or even go sailing with the second round of the 2000 Rum Cup Challenge.

Sports in Juneau

Sports in Juneau

Smorgasboard of events for Juneau athletes
Athletes in Juneau can take their pick of competitive events this weekend. On Saturday, the athletes can go for a run with the 23rd Annual Governor's Cup Fun Run/Walk, ride a bike with the Historic Treadwell Trail Mountain Bike Race, or even go sailing with the second round of the 2000 Rum Cup Challenge.

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