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Wednesday, July 19, 2000

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Light can break its own speed limit, researchers say
Scientists have apparently broken the universe's speed limit.

Light can break its own speed limit, researchers say
Scientists have apparently broken the universe's speed limit.

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.

Around town

Why miniature plants evoke giant feelings
Last year at the annual nursery convention I met a guy who had these cute little miniature cranberries. They had been hybridized at the University of Michigan, an offshoot of the Cranberry Impr

Thank you...

Obituary
FERN ADELINE McCORMICK

Obituary
FERN ADELINE McCORMICK

Around town

Briefly

Thank you...

Pet of the week

Pet of the week

Weddings
APRIL BROWN, ERIC HOTCHKISS, TASHA HAMILTON, JOHN MEKETA, CHRISTOPHER HAMEY, REGAN WOLFE

Why miniature plants evoke giant feelings
Last year at the annual nursery convention I met a guy who had these cute little miniature cranberries. They had been hybridized at the University of Michigan, an offshoot of the Cranberry Impr

Around town

Weddings
APRIL BROWN, ERIC HOTCHKISS, TASHA HAMILTON, JOHN MEKETA, CHRISTOPHER HAMEY, REGAN WOLFE

Around town

Briefly

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.

A tale of two honest boys
Honesty came full circle for Faye Bain earlier this week.

Around the state

State limits fishing on Yukon River
ANCHORAGE -- The state Department of Fish and Game has announced subsistence fishing restrictions on the Yukon River because of extremely poor king and chum salmon returns.

Around the state

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

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

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

State limits fishing on Yukon River
ANCHORAGE -- The state Department of Fish and Game has announced subsistence fishing restrictions on the Yukon River because of extremely poor king and chum salmon returns.

Tourists, trucks clog Denali highway

Police and fire
Juneau police, fire officials, hospital officials, airport officials, the Juneau Crime Line and state troopers reported:

A tale of two honest boys
Honesty came full circle for Faye Bain earlier this week.

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

Fees bring in less than expected
A new $3 fee at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center brought in less cash in its first year than the U.S. Forest Service anticipated.

Tourists, trucks clog Denali highway

Police and fire
Juneau police, fire officials, hospital officials, airport officials, the Juneau Crime Line and state troopers reported:

3 file for city race
PeggyAnn McConnochie, Ken Koelsch and Patty Zimmerman have officially declared their candidacy for seats on the Juneau Assembly by filing letters of intent with the Alaska Public Offices Commission.

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

Alcohol court offers alternative to prison
Attorney Daniel Wayne wants Juneau to consider establishing a drug and alcohol court.

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

Justice for all? Lawyers differ on system's fairness
After attending a U.S. Department of Justice conference on indigent defendants last month in Washington, D.C., two local attorneys came away with differing views of Juneau's needy criminals.

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

Fees bring in less than expected
A new $3 fee at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center brought in less cash in its first year than the U.S. Forest Service anticipated.

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

3 file for city race
PeggyAnn McConnochie, Ken Koelsch and Patty Zimmerman have officially declared their candidacy for seats on the Juneau Assembly by filing letters of intent with the Alaska Public Offices Commission.

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.

Alcohol court offers alternative to prison
Attorney Daniel Wayne wants Juneau to consider establishing a drug and alcohol court.

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

Justice for all? Lawyers differ on system's fairness
After attending a U.S. Department of Justice conference on indigent defendants last month in Washington, D.C., two local attorneys came away with differing views of Juneau's needy criminals.

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.

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

Around Alaska

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.

Around Alaska

Bush, Gore grapple with abortion issue
When Al Gore and George W. Bush appeared on rival network news shows Sunday, both found themselves fending off questions about that most troublesome of political issues: abortion.

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

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

Tobacco and personal responsibility
I do not like tobacco. I choose not to smoke, inhale, chew or dip it. But the Florida court decision awarding $144.8 billion in punitive damages to 500,000 smokers is another example of big government attempting to save us from ourselves.

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

Getting younger people to cast their ballots
One of the great things about a democracy, especially ours, is that everyone gets a voice at the ballot box. Your financial status, marriage status and even your race don't matter. When you go inside that box, your vote counts as much as the person next to you.

Word of mouth

Bush, Gore grapple with abortion issue
When Al Gore and George W. Bush appeared on rival network news shows Sunday, both found themselves fending off questions about that most troublesome of political issues: abortion.

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

Word of mouth

Tobacco and personal responsibility
I do not like tobacco. I choose not to smoke, inhale, chew or dip it. But the Florida court decision awarding $144.8 billion in punitive damages to 500,000 smokers is another example of big government attempting to save us from ourselves.

Word of mouth

Getting younger people to cast their ballots
One of the great things about a democracy, especially ours, is that everyone gets a voice at the ballot box. Your financial status, marriage status and even your race don't matter. When you go inside that box, your vote counts as much as the person next to you.

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

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

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.

Juneau juniors shrug off rain to win district championship
Juneau's Gastineau Channel Little League Junior All-Stars wouldn't let

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.

Halibut, chum fishing improve as kings decline
Halibut fishing remains excellent out in Icy and Chatham Strait and improves in local waters, chum salmon are numerous in the Juneau area, and king salmon catch rates continue to decline.

Sports in Juneau

Juneau juniors shrug off rain to win district championship
Juneau's Gastineau Channel Little League Junior All-Stars wouldn't let

Sports in Juneau

Native Olympics begin in Fairbanks
FAIRBANKS -- Athletes and dancers from the Eskimo, Haida, Tlingit, Tsimshian, Aleut and Athabaskan cultures converge on Fairbanks this week to participate in the four-day World Eskimo Indian Olympics.

Native Olympics begin in Fairbanks
FAIRBANKS -- Athletes and dancers from the Eskimo, Haida, Tlingit, Tsimshian, Aleut and Athabaskan cultures converge on Fairbanks this week to participate in the four-day World Eskimo Indian Olympics.

Halibut, chum fishing improve as kings decline
Halibut fishing remains excellent out in Icy and Chatham Strait and improves in local waters, chum salmon are numerous in the Juneau area, and king salmon catch rates continue to decline.

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