Wednesday, July 26, 2000

Tech event gains new sponsor
There's a new host at the COMTECH party.

Around the clock
Clients of Alaska USA Federal Credit Union can access their assets 24-7, with a new self-service terminal that's been installed at Carrs.

Kmart plans to close 72 locations in 28 states
locations in 28 states

Tech event gains new sponsor
There's a new host at the COMTECH party.

Business profile
Title and firm: Owner, Rent A Spouse.

Three barges process liquid fish product
A fisheries operation consisting of three barges moored near Auke Bay is using a Scandinavian process to turn salmon carcasses into feed for Asian shrimp farms.

Three barges process liquid fish product
A fisheries operation consisting of three barges moored near Auke Bay is using a Scandinavian process to turn salmon carcasses into feed for Asian shrimp farms.

Kmart plans to close 72 locations in 28 states
locations in 28 states

Development council considers its future
The board of the Juneau Economic Development Council recently survived a near-death experience, fiscally speaking.

Development council considers its future
The board of the Juneau Economic Development Council recently survived a near-death experience, fiscally speaking.

Around the clock
Clients of Alaska USA Federal Credit Union can access their assets 24-7, with a new self-service terminal that's been installed at Carrs.

Business profile
Title and firm: Owner, Rent A Spouse.

Murkowski wins committee vote on conservation bill
ANCHORAGE -- U.S. Sen. Frank Murkowski today succeeded in pushing forward a controversial measure that would reallocate federal offshore oil drilling revenues into parks and conservation work.

Murkowski wins committee vote on conservation bill
ANCHORAGE -- U.S. Sen. Frank Murkowski today succeeded in pushing forward a controversial measure that would reallocate federal offshore oil drilling revenues into parks and conservation work.

Company knew of pilot's accident in Alaska
WAILUKU, Hawaii - The owners of a helicopter tour company on Maui say they knew about a previous accident for the pilot who was flying a sightseeing chopper that crashed last week in Iao Valley, killing all seven people aboard.

Company knew of pilot's accident in Alaska
WAILUKU, Hawaii - The owners of a helicopter tour company on Maui say they knew about a previous accident for the pilot who was flying a sightseeing chopper that crashed last week in Iao Valley, killing all seven people aboard.

Obituary
MARGARET C. FRASER

Obituary
DILLON WHITELEY

Obituary
DILLON WHITELEY

Around town

Thank you

Weddings
TARA TIMMS, GILBERT MENDOZA JR., BARRINGTON SMITH, PHYLLIS PARKS, MICHAEL HOWARD, ROSIE GILBERT

Briefly

Graduations, honor rolls and awards
Catherina Baxter of Juneau graduated cum laude with highest departmental honors from Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vt. During her studies, she spent one year at Columbia University, New York/Paris, and one semester at Harvard in Cambridge, Mass.

Around town

Weddings
TARA TIMMS, GILBERT MENDOZA JR., BARRINGTON SMITH, PHYLLIS PARKS, MICHAEL HOWARD, ROSIE GILBERT

Around town

Thank you

Pet of the week
Sugar is a black shorthair 1-year-old spayed female.

Briefly

Obituary
MARGARET C. FRASER

Pet of the week
Sugar is a black shorthair 1-year-old spayed female.

Around town

Graduations, honor rolls and awards
Catherina Baxter of Juneau graduated cum laude with highest departmental honors from Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vt. During her studies, she spent one year at Columbia University, New York/Paris, and one semester at Harvard in Cambridge, Mass.

Rotary sends Alaskans to other countries
Juneau's Rotary clubs are accepting applications for Ambassadorial Scholarships. One recipient will present a slide show Wednesday on her experiences, to provide a better idea of what the scholarship program offers.

Senator: Put missile shield in Dakota, not Alaska, and pay those not protected
not Alaska, and pay those not protected

Around Juneau

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

Around the state

Bears abound despite better care of garbage
Juneau's bounty of bears and abundance of bear complaints this summer seem to be due to more bears -- not more garbage.

City divies up funds from ship passenger fees
The city will spend more than $3 million of cruise ship passenger fee proceeds on projects ranging from design of a visitors center to hiking trail upkeep to hiring crossing guards for tourist safety.

Murkowski wins vote on conservation bill
ANCHORAGE - Sen. Frank Murkowski was successful Tuesday in gaining passage of a controversial measure that would reallocate federal offshore oil drilling revenues into parks and conservation.

Slime lines draw more teens
KASILOF -- Fish guts lack glamour. But they are the ticket to big money for Kenai Peninsula teen-agers willing to endure the demands of fish processing work.

Governors agree on ways to protect salmon
BOISE, Idaho -- Four governors on Tuesday unveiled a plan to help boost the recovery of salmon and steelhead populations in the Northwest.

Cohen vies for school board seat
Juneau School Board member Chuck Cohen will run again this year.

City cool to road vote
The road out of Juneau may still go nowhere unless proponents can muster more Juneau Assembly support for another try at getting the issue before voters this fall.

Voters get say on tax
This fall's ballot will include a choice for Juneau voters about whether they want to renew two temporary sales taxes.

State sticks with 2 ballots
The state's return to a two-ballot primary appears to be a done deal.

Possible dam collapse threatens Kake
KAKE - High water from this week's heavy rains have officials warily eyeing Kake's aging wooden dam and worrying about homes and a salmon hatchery below it.

Company charged for avalanche death
ANCHORAGE -- A Bellingham, Wash., engineering company and its president were indicted on manslaughter charges Tuesday for the death of a worker killed in an avalanche near Cordova last year.

Corrections
Due to inaccurate information supplied to the Empire, the name of the victim of a bear attack near Angoon was misspelled in Monday's edition. The Harborview Elementary School teacher who is recovering from his injuries is Steve Byers.

Around Juneau

Voters get say on tax
This fall's ballot will include a choice for Juneau voters about whether they want to renew two temporary sales taxes.

City cool to road vote
The road out of Juneau may still go nowhere unless proponents can muster more Juneau Assembly support for another try at getting the issue before voters this fall.

Rotary sends Alaskans to other countries
Juneau's Rotary clubs are accepting applications for Ambassadorial Scholarships. One recipient will present a slide show Wednesday on her experiences, to provide a better idea of what the scholarship program offers.

Governors agree on ways to protect salmon
BOISE, Idaho -- Four governors on Tuesday unveiled a plan to help boost the recovery of salmon and steelhead populations in the Northwest.

Possible dam collapse threatens Kake
KAKE - High water from this week's heavy rains have officials warily eyeing Kake's aging wooden dam and worrying about homes and a salmon hatchery below it.

Murkowski wins vote on conservation bill
ANCHORAGE - Sen. Frank Murkowski was successful Tuesday in gaining passage of a controversial measure that would reallocate federal offshore oil drilling revenues into parks and conservation.

City divies up funds from ship passenger fees
The city will spend more than $3 million of cruise ship passenger fee proceeds on projects ranging from design of a visitors center to hiking trail upkeep to hiring crossing guards for tourist safety.

State suggests $18,000 fine for Bergman Hotel
The staff at the Alaska State Commission for Human Rights has recommended the Bergman Hotel pay nearly $18,000 to a former employee and supply sexual harassment prevention training to its workers.

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

Chum run cracks 1996 record
Thanks largely to the hatchery program run by Douglas Island Pink and Chum, this summer's chum salmon harvest is setting records in the Juneau area.

Slime lines draw more teens
KASILOF -- Fish guts lack glamour. But they are the ticket to big money for Kenai Peninsula teen-agers willing to endure the demands of fish processing work.

Corrections
Due to inaccurate information supplied to the Empire, the name of the victim of a bear attack near Angoon was misspelled in Monday's edition. The Harborview Elementary School teacher who is recovering from his injuries is Steve Byers.

Senator: Put missile shield in Dakota, not Alaska, and pay those not protected
not Alaska, and pay those not protected

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

Cohen vies for school board seat
Juneau School Board member Chuck Cohen will run again this year.

Bears abound despite better care of garbage
Juneau's bounty of bears and abundance of bear complaints this summer seem to be due to more bears -- not more garbage.

Around the state

State sticks with 2 ballots
The state's return to a two-ballot primary appears to be a done deal.

Company charged for avalanche death
ANCHORAGE -- A Bellingham, Wash., engineering company and its president were indicted on manslaughter charges Tuesday for the death of a worker killed in an avalanche near Cordova last year.

Chum run cracks 1996 record
Thanks largely to the hatchery program run by Douglas Island Pink and Chum, this summer's chum salmon harvest is setting records in the Juneau area.

State suggests $18,000 fine for Bergman Hotel
The staff at the Alaska State Commission for Human Rights has recommended the Bergman Hotel pay nearly $18,000 to a former employee and supply sexual harassment prevention training to its workers.

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

Fear of vaccinations must be overcome
As an infection control nurse at Vanderbilt University's Medical Center, I've become increasingly concerned that our country may be dropping its guard in the battle against vaccine-preventable diseases.

Fear of vaccinations must be overcome
As an infection control nurse at Vanderbilt University's Medical Center, I've become increasingly concerned that our country may be dropping its guard in the battle against vaccine-preventable diseases.

Conservation bill may have grown too much
The following editorial appeared in the July 19 edition of the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner:

Dick Cheney: He's no Dan Quayle
Republican presidential candidate George W. Bush's pick of Dick Cheney as his running mate was a safe choice - no fireworks or hidden agendas - a solid pick.

Conservation bill may have grown too much
The following editorial appeared in the July 19 edition of the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner:

Tax cutters's vision: Them that has, gets
Congress has been as busy as a bigamist on his wedd

Technology keeps us too close to work
What got me were the sheep. The newspaper ad featured a shepherd and his flock on some remote moor. And the caption asked: ``Wish you had more free time?''

Word of mouth

Word of mouth

Dick Cheney: He's no Dan Quayle
Republican presidential candidate George W. Bush's pick of Dick Cheney as his running mate was a safe choice - no fireworks or hidden agendas - a solid pick.

Word of mouth

Tax cutters's vision: Them that has, gets
Congress has been as busy as a bigamist on his wedd

Word of mouth

Technology keeps us too close to work
What got me were the sheep. The newspaper ad featured a shepherd and his flock on some remote moor. And the caption asked: ``Wish you had more free time?''

Halibut fishing remains hot
King salmon catch rates improve with arrival of feeder kings; chum and pink salmon are numerous; and halibut fishing remains excellent out in Icy and Chatham Strait and improves in local waters.

Sports in Juneau

Juniors softball team falls to Knik
The Junior Juniors softball team found itself on the losing end of two defensive classics at the state softball championship Monday and Tuesday at Melvin Park.

Knik downs Majors in final at-bat
After the shrill screams of delight had subsided, and the Knik Majors (aged 11-12) softball team was done whooping and hollering on the Melvin Park Field after its thrilling 5-4 state championship victory over Juneau Tuesday night, manager Bruce Massey felt for his team.

Juniors softball team falls to Knik
The Junior Juniors softball team found itself on the losing end of two defensive classics at the state softball championship Monday and Tuesday at Melvin Park.

Sports in Juneau

Juniors baseball claims state title
The Juneau Juniors are at it again.

Knik downs Majors in final at-bat
After the shrill screams of delight had subsided, and the Knik Majors (aged 11-12) softball team was done whooping and hollering on the Melvin Park Field after its thrilling 5-4 state championship victory over Juneau Tuesday night, manager Bruce Massey felt for his team.

Halibut fishing remains hot
King salmon catch rates improve with arrival of feeder kings; chum and pink salmon are numerous; and halibut fishing remains excellent out in Icy and Chatham Strait and improves in local waters.

Clarification
One other Juneau runner completed the Crow Pass Crossing Race last weekend from Girdwood to Eagle River. Mike Williams placed 28th with a time of 4 hours, 5 minutes and 43 seconds.

Juniors baseball claims state title
The Juneau Juniors are at it again.

Clarification
One other Juneau runner completed the Crow Pass Crossing Race last weekend from Girdwood to Eagle River. Mike Williams placed 28th with a time of 4 hours, 5 minutes and 43 seconds.

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