Saturday, July 15, 2000

Boozer misses final cut for junior national team
Carlos Boozer Jr.'s dream of playing for the U.S. junior national team came to an end today when he was one of four players to miss the 12-player squad's final cut, announced during a Team USA training camp at Miami's LaSalle High School.

Boozer misses final cut for junior national team
Carlos Boozer Jr.'s dream of playing for the U.S. junior national team came to an end today when he was one of four players to miss the 12-player squad's final cut, announced during a Team USA training camp at Miami's LaSalle High School.

Airport dike trail offers huge variety
The bald eagle swooped from the spruce tree and glided down to the pond, reaching with outstretched talons for its breakfast. The water erupted with splashing as the

Christ didn't exclude those who were different
I would like to think that there have been a lot of improvements in our desire to be inclusive as a society. But exclusion remains a common solut

Christ didn't exclude those who were different
I would like to think that there have been a lot of improvements in our desire to be inclusive as a society. But exclusion remains a common solut

Weddings
CHAD WATTS, TAMARA WAHTO, MEGAN EICHMANN, GREGORY GILDAY, LANA THOMPSON, PAT BUETTNER

Weddings
CHAD WATTS, TAMARA WAHTO, MEGAN EICHMANN, GREGORY GILDAY, LANA THOMPSON, PAT BUETTNER

Around town

Around town

Best Bets
It's a great time of year to be outdoors and there are some fine entertainment opportunities afoot indoors as well. Films, music and kids' activities complement the fishing, hiking and gardening of high summer in Juneau.

Airport dike trail offers huge variety
The bald eagle swooped from the spruce tree and glided down to the pond, reaching with outstretched talons for its breakfast. The water erupted with splashing as the

Best Bets
It's a great time of year to be outdoors and there are some fine entertainment opportunities afoot indoors as well. Films, music and kids' activities complement the fishing, hiking and gardening of high summer in Juneau.

Boat stops in while circling continent
Recreating maritime history, an aluminum-hulled catamaran plans to conquer the Northwest Passage in a single season, visiting Juneau in the process.

Juneau teen-ager: Expert swimmer, counselor, teacher
Shalom Schrader and Jacilyn Hayden are learning synchronized swimming under the watchful eye of Julia Klein on a recent Saturday morning.

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

Corrections and clarifications
Due to conflicting information given to the Empire, grants used for HIV/AIDS clients were misrepresented in a Wednesday article. To clarify the roles of Shanti and Four A

Governor orders probe of railroad
ANCHORAGE - Gov. Tony Knowles has ordered a safety investigation of the Alaska Railroad following this week's derailment and fuel spill, the third such incident in seven months.

Demers to go to trial for theft
Accused embezzler Jim Demers entered a plea of not guilty Thursday afternoon at his arraignment in Juneau District Court.

Corrections and clarifications
Due to conflicting information given to the Empire, grants used for HIV/AIDS clients were misrepresented in a Wednesday article. To clarify the roles of Shanti and Four A

Experts: Alaska Airlines will survive
SEATTLE - Its stock price is down. Cancellations and late arrivals are up. Plans for growth have been scaled back. Customers and even employees are jittery about the safety of its airplanes. And it remains under investigation by the FBI, a federal grand jury and the National Transportation Safety Board.

Bevy of news signs unveiled for slopes near item terminal
Every summer, tens of thousands of people tramp around the hillsides and meadows near the Mount Roberts Tram's upper terminal. The Mount Roberts Stewards, a group designed to protect the area, wants to educate them.

Former UPI writer, publisher to head Empire newsroom
Juneau Empire publisher John Winters today named former Colorado newspaper publisher and foreign correspondent Steve Reed as the Empire's new managing editor.

Cruise ship promo draws few
An environmental awareness program intended to educate the public about the operations of cruise ships had only modest success this week.

Governor orders probe of railroad
ANCHORAGE - Gov. Tony Knowles has ordered a safety investigation of the Alaska Railroad following this week's derailment and fuel spill, the third such incident in seven months.

Study to track noise in Juneau
A $100,000 study of how much noise there is in Juneau -- with and without flightseeing aircraft -- is slated to kick off with a public meeting July 27.

Cruise ship promo draws few
An environmental awareness program intended to educate the public about the operations of cruise ships had only modest success this week.

Demers to go to trial for theft
Accused embezzler Jim Demers entered a plea of not guilty Thursday afternoon at his arraignment in Juneau District Court.

Juneau teen-ager: Expert swimmer, counselor, teacher
Shalom Schrader and Jacilyn Hayden are learning synchronized swimming under the watchful eye of Julia Klein on a recent Saturday morning.

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

Bevy of news signs unveiled for slopes near item terminal
Every summer, tens of thousands of people tramp around the hillsides and meadows near the Mount Roberts Tram's upper terminal. The Mount Roberts Stewards, a group designed to protect the area, wants to educate them.

Former UPI writer, publisher to head Empire newsroom
Juneau Empire publisher John Winters today named former Colorado newspaper publisher and foreign correspondent Steve Reed as the Empire's new managing editor.

Boat stops in while circling continent
Recreating maritime history, an aluminum-hulled catamaran plans to conquer the Northwest Passage in a single season, visiting Juneau in the process.

Study to track noise in Juneau
A $100,000 study of how much noise there is in Juneau -- with and without flightseeing aircraft -- is slated to kick off with a public meeting July 27.

Experts: Alaska Airlines will survive
SEATTLE - Its stock price is down. Cancellations and late arrivals are up. Plans for growth have been scaled back. Customers and even employees are jittery about the safety of its airplanes. And it remains under investigation by the FBI, a federal grand jury and the National Transportation Safety Board.

Arguments for estate tax repeal are a sham
The following editorial appeared in today's edition of the Washington Post:

Discovering the wonders of e-mail
The 18-page paper prepared for legislators finally led the ladies to the Commissioner's Office to take a

Word of mouth

Subsistence problem needs solution from Alaskans
During a recent radio call-in show, Sen. Robin Taylor referenced what he believed to be the subsistence position of several commercial fishing organizations, including the Alaska Trollers Association. Since then, I have fielded several inquiries about ATA's position and want to set the record straight.

Subsistence problem needs solution from Alaskans
During a recent radio call-in show, Sen. Robin Taylor referenced what he believed to be the subsistence position of several commercial fishing organizations, including the Alaska Trollers Association. Since then, I have fielded several inquiries about ATA's position and want to set the record straight.

Discovering the wonders of e-mail
The 18-page paper prepared for legislators finally led the ladies to the Commissioner's Office to take a

Word of mouth

Arguments for estate tax repeal are a sham
The following editorial appeared in today's edition of the Washington Post:

Spaulding Meadows run offers challenge
Juneau runners will have a chance to run over the meadows and through the woods this weekend with the Spaulding Meadows (With a View of Windfall Lake) Cross-Country Trail Challenge.

Ketchikan seniors top Juneau in final inning
Juneau's Gastineau Channel Little League Senior All-Stars ral

Spaulding Meadows run offers challenge
Juneau runners will have a chance to run over the meadows and through the woods this weekend with the Spaulding Meadows (With a View of Windfall Lake) Cross-Country Trail Challenge.

Midnight Suns teams claim championships
Several teams from the Midnight Suns Softball organization won championships or lost in the finals at tournaments in recent weeks.

Juneau juniors no-hit Ketchikan
Jon Andrew Malacas was nervous before taking the mound to pitch for Juneau's Gastineau Channel Little League Junior All-Stars.

Ketchikan seniors top Juneau in final inning
Juneau's Gastineau Channel Little League Senior All-Stars ral

Juneau juniors no-hit Ketchikan
Jon Andrew Malacas was nervous before taking the mound to pitch for Juneau's Gastineau Channel Little League Junior All-Stars.

Midnight Suns teams claim championships
Several teams from the Midnight Suns Softball organization won championships or lost in the finals at tournaments in recent weeks.

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