Friday, July 28, 2000

Groups file notice of intent to sue EPA over salmon
SEATTLE - The federal Environmental Protection Agency isn't doing enough to protect endangered salmon from possible harm from pesticides, two environmental groups allege in a formal notice of intent to sue.

Groups file notice of intent to sue EPA over salmon
SEATTLE - The federal Environmental Protection Agency isn't doing enough to protect endangered salmon from possible harm from pesticides, two environmental groups allege in a formal notice of intent to sue.

Cohen proposes new way to subsidize troops needing food stamps
WASHINGTON - Hoping to turn around an embarrassing problem, the Pentagon Friday proposed giving grocery store debit cards to low-income troops, so they would no longer have to use food stamps.

Cohen proposes new way to subsidize troops needing food stamps
WASHINGTON - Hoping to turn around an embarrassing problem, the Pentagon Friday proposed giving grocery store debit cards to low-income troops, so they would no longer have to use food stamps.

Obituary
EMIL KOWALCZYK

Around town

FYI

Obituaries
EMIL KOWALCZYK, BILLY CLARANCE SULLIVAN

Best bets
It's been slim pickings for music in Juneau in recent weeks. A number of Juneau players commercial fish this time of year, and local musicians, like many people, take vacations in the summer.

Obituaries
EMIL KOWALCZYK, BILLY CLARANCE SULLIVAN

When it comes to dreams, timing is everything
Timing.

Around town
Today

Best bets
It's been slim pickings for music in Juneau in recent weeks. A number of Juneau players commercial fish this time of year, and local musicians, like many people, take vacations in the summer.

Signs tell the tale along airport dike trail
A handsome carved wooden sign at the trailhead greets hikers to the Mendenhall Wetlands State Game Refuge. The large sign is more than a welcome: It's a formal invitation to learn more about Juneau's most popular trail and the unique place that is Juneau's backyard.

When it comes to dreams, timing is everything
Timing.

Around town

Obituary
EMIL KOWALCZYK

Around town
Today

FYI

Weddings
GRETCHEN PETERSON, ROBERT DARRINGTON JR., JENNIFER KINNEY, SERGE LESH, ERICA LEEGARD, JASON SOZA

Signs tell the tale along airport dike trail
A handsome carved wooden sign at the trailhead greets hikers to the Mendenhall Wetlands State Game Refuge. The large sign is more than a welcome: It's a formal invitation to learn more about Juneau's most popular trail and the unique place that is Juneau's backyard.

Weddings
GRETCHEN PETERSON, ROBERT DARRINGTON JR., JENNIFER KINNEY, SERGE LESH, ERICA LEEGARD, JASON SOZA

Brian Chilton: Carving his niche as a wood artist
Carver Brian Chilton: artist in wood

A fall full of events
Concerts, gallery shows, plays, an opera and a musical are in store for the fall in Juneau.

Got the Mojo working
Mucho Mojo's first performance was guerrilla a cappella.

Calendar

Got the Mojo working
Mucho Mojo's first performance was guerrilla a cappella.

Band mixes dance listening music
The last dance camp they played at forced them to break up -- but it was only for a week.

Museum funds studies on racism, gay and lesbian history
Gay and lesbian history and racism in Juneau will be studied during the coming year, thanks to grants from the Juneau-Douglas City Museum.

A fall full of events
Concerts, gallery shows, plays, an opera and a musical are in store for the fall in Juneau.

Brian Chilton: Carving his niche as a wood artist
Carver Brian Chilton: artist in wood

Calendar

Museum funds studies on racism, gay and lesbian history
Gay and lesbian history and racism in Juneau will be studied during the coming year, thanks to grants from the Juneau-Douglas City Museum.

Band mixes dance listening music
The last dance camp they played at forced them to break up -- but it was only for a week.

Cruise ship employee killed in automatic door
Alaska State Troopers determined today that the death of a laundry worker on the cruise ship Norwegian Sky was an accident.

Cook Inlet beluga whale shot twice
ANCHORAGE -- A baby Cook Inlet beluga whale found Sunday at Point Campbell had been shot twice, officials with the National Marine Fisheries Service said.

Around the state

Kake close to setting up temporary water supply
Steve Andison didn't take a shower this morning, and his beard's growing back.

Dam break puts Kake in jeopardy
A flood and a dam break has left a small Southeast town dry.

Ship bill moving forward
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate has approved a measure that would make dumping untreated sewage in the Inside Passage illegal.

Court: State must pay for abortions
ANCHORAGE -- A Superior Court judge on Thursday told the state to start paying for abortions for poor women within 90 days.

Pease intense for justice
At a recent Juneau Assembly work session, Greg Pease, exe

Measure would create panel to study railroad expansion
FAIRBANKS - A Senate committee approved legislation Wednesday to create a U.S.-Canada Commission to study a railroad link between Canada and Alaska.

Around the state

Around the state

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

State bans Jet Skis from park waters around Homer
Following a state park order Wednesday to close part of Kachemak Bay to personal watercraft, Gov. Tony Knowles announced procedures that could restrict Jet Skis and similar devices in other areas considered critical habitat.

Court: State must pay for abortions
ANCHORAGE -- A Superior Court judge on Thursday told the state to start paying for abortions for poor women within 90 days.

Three attempt rescue of man on circling boat
Three young Juneau men tried to rescue an unconscious man in a circling boat Wednesday night -- but it was too late.

Black bear shot on Calhoun Avenue
A healthy black bear had to be shot Thursday because it was becoming too fond of an urban diet.

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

Wolf initiative head to ballot
The Wolf Management Reform Coalition said it's gathered enough signatures to place a measure on the November general election ballot repealing same-day-airborne wolf hunting.

Cruise ship employee killed in automatic door
Alaska State Troopers determined today that the death of a laundry worker on the cruise ship Norwegian Sky was an accident.

Timing of noise study stirs debate
Juneau's sightseeing-aircraft and ambient noise starts being measured today.

Three attempt rescue of man on circling boat
Three young Juneau men tried to rescue an unconscious man in a circling boat Wednesday night -- but it was too late.

Timing of noise study stirs debate
Juneau's sightseeing-aircraft and ambient noise starts being measured today.

Alaska Airlines cuts growth plans
SEATTLE - Alaska Airlines has postponed plans to increase service this fall, largely because of costly measures to meet Federal Aviation Administration safety concerns.

Wolf initiative head to ballot
The Wolf Management Reform Coalition said it's gathered enough signatures to place a measure on the November general election ballot repealing same-day-airborne wolf hunting.

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

Pease intense for justice
At a recent Juneau Assembly work session, Greg Pease, exe

TV show to scout Juneau gardens
Marion and Bob Simpson's garden on Fritz Cove Road could be celebrated on ``Martha Stewart Living Television.''

Ship bill moving forward
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate has approved a measure that would make dumping untreated sewage in the Inside Passage illegal.

Around the state

Kake close to setting up temporary water supply
Steve Andison didn't take a shower this morning, and his beard's growing back.

Measure would create panel to study railroad expansion
FAIRBANKS - A Senate committee approved legislation Wednesday to create a U.S.-Canada Commission to study a railroad link between Canada and Alaska.

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

Cook Inlet beluga whale shot twice
ANCHORAGE -- A baby Cook Inlet beluga whale found Sunday at Point Campbell had been shot twice, officials with the National Marine Fisheries Service said.

Dam break puts Kake in jeopardy
A flood and a dam break has left a small Southeast town dry.

Black bear shot on Calhoun Avenue
A healthy black bear had to be shot Thursday because it was becoming too fond of an urban diet.

TV show to scout Juneau gardens
Marion and Bob Simpson's garden on Fritz Cove Road could be celebrated on ``Martha Stewart Living Television.''

Correction
Due to a reporting error, an article appearing in Tuesday's Empire stated that on Monday the Juneau Assembly approved an ordinance renewing the city's

Alaska Airlines cuts growth plans
SEATTLE - Alaska Airlines has postponed plans to increase service this fall, largely because of costly measures to meet Federal Aviation Administration safety concerns.

State bans Jet Skis from park waters around Homer
Following a state park order Wednesday to close part of Kachemak Bay to personal watercraft, Gov. Tony Knowles announced procedures that could restrict Jet Skis and similar devices in other areas considered critical habitat.

Correction
Due to a reporting error, an article appearing in Tuesday's Empire stated that on Monday the Juneau Assembly approved an ordinance renewing the city's

Insurance for Viagra, but not the pill?
By any standard, Jennifer Erickson is a Planned Parenthood poster plaintiff: She's 26. She's married. She's pre-parental. She's even a pharmacist for heaven's sake.

Word of mouth

More of the same decisions on parking
Your article in Monday's paper regarding the helter-skelter nature of variance practices by the Juneau Planning Commission and the Juneau Assembly is not Watergate or Lewinsky breaking news print. Especially when it comes to ``stuffing'' as many square feet of T-shirt space as possible on South Franklin.

A visitor's opinion of Southeast's Highway
Visiting Alaska

Don't add restrictions to Forest Service land
Greatly reducing the amount of Forest Service land available for timber and mineral resource utilization is not justified. We are great consumers of resources, and American workers should have every opportunity to provide these resources.

Planes are a part of living in Alaska
In the 20 years I have lived in Juneau the summer cruise ship dockings h

Word of mouth

More history on Taku River routes
I found exceptionally interesting the story by Mac Metcalfe, Exploring Juneau's Backyard, in last Sunday's e

Word of mouth

A shadow cast on judicial ethics
The following editorial appeared in today's edition of the Washington Post:

Concerned about logging roads
At a meeting in Hoonah recently regarding President Clinton's roadless policy, I expressed my opposition to building any more logging roads in the Tongass.

Can script-heavy GOP address needs?
The Republican convention, which begins Monday, has been meticulously planned. But there is, as we speak, at least one unscripted element. Or maybe the script just hasn't been written yet.

More of the same decisions on parking
Your article in Monday's paper regarding the helter-skelter nature of variance practices by the Juneau Planning Commission and the Juneau Assembly is not Watergate or Lewinsky breaking news print. Especially when it comes to ``stuffing'' as many square feet of T-shirt space as possible on South Franklin.

Word of mouth

Let's vote on a road
Do the big question is: Do Juneau residents want a road out of town? The answer, of course, depends on whom you ask.

Planes are a part of living in Alaska
In the 20 years I have lived in Juneau the summer cruise ship dockings h

Don't add restrictions to Forest Service land
Greatly reducing the amount of Forest Service land available for timber and mineral resource utilization is not justified. We are great consumers of resources, and American workers should have every opportunity to provide these resources.

More history on Taku River routes
I found exceptionally interesting the story by Mac Metcalfe, Exploring Juneau's Backyard, in last Sunday's e

Insurance for Viagra, but not the pill?
By any standard, Jennifer Erickson is a Planned Parenthood poster plaintiff: She's 26. She's married. She's pre-parental. She's even a pharmacist for heaven's sake.

A shadow cast on judicial ethics
The following editorial appeared in today's edition of the Washington Post:

Can script-heavy GOP address needs?
The Republican convention, which begins Monday, has been meticulously planned. But there is, as we speak, at least one unscripted element. Or maybe the script just hasn't been written yet.

A visitor's opinion of Southeast's Highway
Visiting Alaska

Let's vote on a road
Do the big question is: Do Juneau residents want a road out of town? The answer, of course, depends on whom you ask.

Concerned about logging roads
At a meeting in Hoonah recently regarding President Clinton's roadless policy, I expressed my opposition to building any more logging roads in the Tongass.

Sports in Juneau

Juneau juniors look for repeat
Juneau's Gastineau Channel Little League Junior All-Stars won't have the element of surprise on their side when they open the defense of their Pacific Northwest Divisional title this weekend in Boise, Idaho.

Sports in Juneau

Juneau juniors look for repeat
Juneau's Gastineau Channel Little League Junior All-Stars won't have the element of surprise on their side when they open the defense of their Pacific Northwest Divisional title this weekend in Boise, Idaho.

Sports in Juneau

Sports in Juneau

Wheelchair race wraps up in Anchorage
ANCHORAGE - Ziv Bar-Shira of Israel maintained his slender lead over defending champ Carlos Moleda on Thursday to win the overall title in the handcycling division of the 16th Midnight Sun Ultra Challenge.

Wheelchair race wraps up in Anchorage
ANCHORAGE - Ziv Bar-Shira of Israel maintained his slender lead over defending champ Carlos Moleda on Thursday to win the overall title in the handcycling division of the 16th Midnight Sun Ultra Challenge.

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