Tuesday, July 18, 2000

Around the clock
Eating your fruits and vegetables just got easier.

Business profile
Title and firm: Owner, Treasures and Traditions

On the move
Felix assumes directorship of NCADD/Juneau: Matt Felix will assume the directorship of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Juneau Affiliate on Aug. 1. Felix has extensive administrative and clinical experience in the field of alcohol and other drug treatment and prevention, having served previously as director of the state Department of Health and Social Services Division of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, and organized the city of Juneau's Department of Health and Social Services.

The train that made Skagway
Skagway's most important private employer is having another party.

Business profile
Title and firm: Owner, Treasures and Traditions

Metlakatla mayor hopes to rebuild economy on rock
The Metlakatla Indian Community is hoping a ``super-quarry'' on Annette Island will save its struggling economy.

Cossack Caviar processes eggs in Auke Bay
For about two weeks, Cossack Caviar has been operating part of its Alaska operation out of three barges anchored just outside Auke Bay harbor.

On the move
Felix assumes directorship of NCADD/Juneau: Matt Felix will assume the directorship of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Juneau Affiliate on Aug. 1. Felix has extensive administrative and clinical experience in the field of alcohol and other drug treatment and prevention, having served previously as director of the state Department of Health and Social Services Division of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, and organized the city of Juneau's Department of Health and Social Services.

Metlakatla mayor hopes to rebuild economy on rock
The Metlakatla Indian Community is hoping a ``super-quarry'' on Annette Island will save its struggling economy.

Cossack Caviar processes eggs in Auke Bay
For about two weeks, Cossack Caviar has been operating part of its Alaska operation out of three barges anchored just outside Auke Bay harbor.

Around the clock
Eating your fruits and vegetables just got easier.

The train that made Skagway
Skagway's most important private employer is having another party.

Cactus shortage means tequila drought
MEXICO CITY (AP) - After a five-year bash that saw global tequila consumption nearly double, liquor producers are waking up with pounding heads - unable to keep up with tequila demand even as prices soar.

Workers race to keep oil spill from towns, falls
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (AP) - Hundreds of workers dug runoff channels and strung barriers across a river in southern Brazil on Tuesday in a race to contain the country's worst oil spill in 25 years.

Workers race to keep oil spill from towns, falls
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (AP) - Hundreds of workers dug runoff channels and strung barriers across a river in southern Brazil on Tuesday in a race to contain the country's worst oil spill in 25 years.

Cactus shortage means tequila drought
MEXICO CITY (AP) - After a five-year bash that saw global tequila consumption nearly double, liquor producers are waking up with pounding heads - unable to keep up with tequila demand even as prices soar.

Around town

Obituary
FERN ADELINE McCORMICK

Around town

Obituary
FERN ADELINE McCORMICK

Around town

Around town

Obituary
MARGARET MAY BURGH BALLARD

Obituary
MARGARET MAY BURGH BALLARD

Kenai Fjords bears outsmart researchers
SEWARD - Researchers doing the first-ever bear study in Kenai Fjords National Park say that they've learned that even after a long winter of hibernation, most bruins there wised up quickly to the dangers of a food-baited trap.

Natives to receive compensation
ANCHORAGE - House and Senate negotiators working on a compromise defense spending bill have agreed to include $7 million to compensate Alaska Natives tested with radioactive iodine during Cold War experiments four decades ago.

Around Alaska

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

Around the state

Alaska sports stars come together to push voting
Some hockey players toil their entire careers and never get a glimpse of the Stanley Cup, the National Hockey League's hallowed prize and the oldest trophy in professional sports.

Natives to receive compensation
ANCHORAGE - House and Senate negotiators working on a compromise defense spending bill have agreed to include $7 million to compensate Alaska Natives tested with radioactive iodine during Cold War experiments four decades ago.

Cruise executive returns to Southeast
Royal Caribbean International President Jack Williams faced a smaller and friendlier audience Monday night than on his first trip to Juneau last year.

Federal lawmakers considering $10 million for Craig
ANCHORAGE - The Prince of Wales Island city of Craig wanted to acquire 4,500 acres in the Tongass National Forest as a way to make some money.

Tourists, trucks clog Denali highway

Brown bear kills and eats Ketchikan man
HYDER - In a rare predatory attack, a brown bear killed and partially ate a Ketchikan man at a campground near a bear viewing area, Alaska State Troopers said today.

Flamingo preserve raided
It's going to take more than a thief to keep the pink out of Dave Ingram's yard.

Salmon collapse brings pleas for help
BETHEL - Fisherman Frank Charles says if he's forced to, he'll beg the state for help feeding his family.

Library's new store offers more space
Wherever they go, their customers will find them.

Federal lawmakers considering $10 million for Craig
ANCHORAGE - The Prince of Wales Island city of Craig wanted to acquire 4,500 acres in the Tongass National Forest as a way to make some money.

Property tax revolt leader once relied on welfare
ANCHORAGE - Alaskans might assume that the man behind the state's property tax revolt has a big property tax bill.

Brown bear kills and eats Ketchikan man
HYDER - In a rare predatory attack, a brown bear killed and partially ate a Ketchikan man at a campground near a bear viewing area, Alaska State Troopers said today.

Salmon collapse brings pleas for help
BETHEL - Fisherman Frank Charles says if he's forced to, he'll beg the state for help feeding his family.

Cruise officials here to talk
Jack Williams wants to talk about the future.

Cruise executive returns to Southeast
Royal Caribbean International President Jack Williams faced a smaller and friendlier audience Monday night than on his first trip to Juneau last year.

Correction
Due to incorrect information provided to the Empire, the July 6 article about Native land allotments incorrectly stated Alaska veterans needed to be a quarter Native by blood to qualify for the allotment program. Due to a reporter's error, the same articl

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

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

Around Alaska

Asbestos violation leads to fine
A state agency is expected to pay about a $5,000 penalty for violating asbestos-handling rules at the State Office Building.

Alaska sports stars come together to push voting
Some hockey players toil their entire careers and never get a glimpse of the Stanley Cup, the National Hockey League's hallowed prize and the oldest trophy in professional sports.

Property tax revolt leader once relied on welfare
ANCHORAGE - Alaskans might assume that the man behind the state's property tax revolt has a big property tax bill.

Tourists, trucks clog Denali highway

Sitka rape-murder still unsolved, police say
The murderer is still on the lose.

Flamingo preserve raided
It's going to take more than a thief to keep the pink out of Dave Ingram's yard.

Cruise officials here to talk
Jack Williams wants to talk about the future.

Library's new store offers more space
Wherever they go, their customers will find them.

Correction
Due to incorrect information provided to the Empire, the July 6 article about Native land allotments incorrectly stated Alaska veterans needed to be a quarter Native by blood to qualify for the allotment program. Due to a reporter's error, the same articl

School board to reshuffle
At least one of the three Juneau School Board members whose term ends in October won't seek another term.

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

Skagway wants borough to avoid being annexed
Skagway is ready to form its own borough to avoid becoming part of Haines.

Asbestos violation leads to fine
A state agency is expected to pay about a $5,000 penalty for violating asbestos-handling rules at the State Office Building.

Sitka rape-murder still unsolved, police say
The murderer is still on the lose.

Kenai Fjords bears outsmart researchers
SEWARD - Researchers doing the first-ever bear study in Kenai Fjords National Park say that they've learned that even after a long winter of hibernation, most bruins there wised up quickly to the dangers of a food-baited trap.

School board to reshuffle
At least one of the three Juneau School Board members whose term ends in October won't seek another term.

Skagway wants borough to avoid being annexed
Skagway is ready to form its own borough to avoid becoming part of Haines.

Around the state

Alaska needs stronger DWI penalties
In the past month in Anchorage, a 69-year-old woman was hit and injured on a bike path, a 20-year-old woman was

Alaska needs stronger DWI penalties
In the past month in Anchorage, a 69-year-old woman was hit and injured on a bike path, a 20-year-old woman was

Another view on Columbia salmon runs
The recent high level of returning salmon up the Columbia River has many opponents of bypassing the four lower Snake River dams claiming that the salmon crisis is over. These individuals, including a number of politicians from the region, also argue that the increased runs demonstrate that weather patterns and ocean conditions - not dams - have been the real culprit behind declining salmon numbers and that techno-fixes, such as barging salmon around dams, are sufficient measures to ensure long-term recovery.

Word of mouth

Another view on Columbia salmon runs
The recent high level of returning salmon up the Columbia River has many opponents of bypassing the four lower Snake River dams claiming that the salmon crisis is over. These individuals, including a number of politicians from the region, also argue that the increased runs demonstrate that weather patterns and ocean conditions - not dams - have been the real culprit behind declining salmon numbers and that techno-fixes, such as barging salmon around dams, are sufficient measures to ensure long-term recovery.

Gays in military still suffering silently
After the Pentagon released a survey in March confirming an alarmingly high rate of anti-gay harassment in the military, Secretary of Defense William Cohen formed a group to propose steps for

Word of Mouth

Missile defense and common sense
The following editorial appeared in today's edition of the Los Angeles Times:

Railroad's safety record lacking
The following editorial appeared in the July 14 edition of the Anchorage Daily News:

Word of mouth

Safe sexuality, not sex, a concern
The whole scene takes no more than 30 seconds.

Safe sexuality, not sex, a concern
The whole scene takes no more than 30 seconds.

Railroad's safety record lacking
The following editorial appeared in the July 14 edition of the Anchorage Daily News:

Gays in military still suffering silently
After the Pentagon released a survey in March confirming an alarmingly high rate of anti-gay harassment in the military, Secretary of Defense William Cohen formed a group to propose steps for

Missile defense and common sense
The following editorial appeared in today's edition of the Los Angeles Times:

Word of Mouth

Juneau seniors battle, but fall to Ketchikan in if-necessary game
Juneau's Gastineau Channel Little League Senior All-Stars had already battled back through the losers' bracket to force an if-necessary game in the Alaska District 2 (Southeast) Senior (age 15-16) Little League Baseball Tournament in Sitka.

Juneau seniors battle, but fall to Ketchikan in if-necessary game
Juneau's Gastineau Channel Little League Senior All-Stars had already battled back through the losers' bracket to force an if-necessary game in the Alaska District 2 (Southeast) Senior (age 15-16) Little League Baseball Tournament in Sitka.

Sports in Juneau

Ketchikan blanks Sitka, will play Juneau juniors for Little League crown
Juneau's Gastineau Channel Little League Junior All-Stars will take on Ketchikan at 2 p.m. today in the championship game of the Alaska District 2 (Southeast) Junior (age 13-14) Little League Baseball Tournament at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park.

Sports in Juneau

Sports in Juneau

Juneau Juniors to play for title
Juneau got it's first real test at the Alaska District 2 Junior Little League Tournament Sunday.

Ketchikan blanks Sitka, will play Juneau juniors for Little League crown
Juneau's Gastineau Channel Little League Junior All-Stars will take on Ketchikan at 2 p.m. today in the championship game of the Alaska District 2 (Southeast) Junior (age 13-14) Little League Baseball Tournament at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park.

Sports in Juneau

Juneau Juniors to play for title
Juneau got it's first real test at the Alaska District 2 Junior Little League Tournament Sunday.

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