Wednesday, August 2, 2000

Serving feasts in the wilderness
HAINES JUNCTION, YUKON TERRITORY -- ``Wilderness'' and ``gourmet'' are two words that are rarely found in the same sentence.

Around the clock
You could say Alaska's mosquitoes made an impression.

Business profile
Dennis and Jessie Adams

Serving feasts in the wilderness
HAINES JUNCTION, YUKON TERRITORY -- ``Wilderness'' and ``gourmet'' are two words that are rarely found in the same sentence.

Around the clock
You could say Alaska's mosquitoes made an impression.

Service sector continues to grow
The services sector has proven itself the champion of Alaska business growth in the 1990s, and economists expect the reign to continue in the 21st century.

Service sector continues to grow
The services sector has proven itself the champion of Alaska business growth in the 1990s, and economists expect the reign to continue in the 21st century.

Business profile
Dennis and Jessie Adams

On the move

On the move

Health care expands to meet the need in Alaska
Laraine Derr has witnessed first hand the growth in the health care industry in Alaska.

Health care expands to meet the need in Alaska
Laraine Derr has witnessed first hand the growth in the health care industry in Alaska.

Feds have reports of 21 deaths from faulty tires
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A federal agency is investigating 21 reported traffic deaths allegedly caused when Firestone tires - often used on new pickups and sport utility vehicles - peeled off their casings.

Study says gun-control act cut some suicides
CHICAGO - A new study finds that murder and suicide rates did not drop any faster in states that had to toughen their laws to comply with the 1994 Brady Act to regulate handguns.

Study says gun-control act cut some suicides
CHICAGO - A new study finds that murder and suicide rates did not drop any faster in states that had to toughen their laws to comply with the 1994 Brady Act to regulate handguns.

Feds have reports of 21 deaths from faulty tires
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A federal agency is investigating 21 reported traffic deaths allegedly caused when Firestone tires - often used on new pickups and sport utility vehicles - peeled off their casings.

Weddings
MATTHEW RINDAL, VICTORIA MERRELL, ROGER HAYDEN, JENSINE WINTHER, MINNIE JOHNSON, JAMES DALTON

Sudden loss complicates grief and mourning
Because of the many varied outdoor work situations and the wilderness spirit that drives many of us to spend our free time playing in mountains or on the water, Juneau and nearby communities experience a number of accidents and tragedies relat

Pet of the week

Pet of the week

Weddings
MATTHEW RINDAL, VICTORIA MERRELL, ROGER HAYDEN, JENSINE WINTHER, MINNIE JOHNSON, JAMES DALTON

Obituary
STEPHEN WILBUR LINDOFF

Already moving from summer into fall
In August our gardens are filled with tall, strong, erect, marching lines of bloom. The stalks of Foxglove, spires of Monkshood and spikes of Ligularia are themes that course through the planted landscape. The echoing rhythm of fireweed

Sudden loss complicates grief and mourning
Because of the many varied outdoor work situations and the wilderness spirit that drives many of us to spend our free time playing in mountains or on the water, Juneau and nearby communities experience a number of accidents and tragedies relat

Obituary
STEPHEN WILBUR LINDOFF

Already moving from summer into fall
In August our gardens are filled with tall, strong, erect, marching lines of bloom. The stalks of Foxglove, spires of Monkshood and spikes of Ligularia are themes that course through the planted landscape. The echoing rhythm of fireweed

Briefly

Briefly

Around town

Around town

Obituaries
WARREN JAMES SPAULDING

Around Juneau

Obituaries
WARREN JAMES SPAULDING

Around Juneau

Two die at logging site
Families are grieving in Hoonah after two men died in a logging accident Monday.

Camp: Kids' portal to traditions
Brittin Martin-Sheets, 9, carefully chooses colored beads from a small plastic tray. Bending his head to better guide the passage of his needle, he stitches them onto a piece of blue felt, creating a headdress rich with beadwork.

Around the state

Police and fire
Juneau police, fire officials, hospital officials, the Juneau Crime Line and the Coast Guard reported:

Disaster relief flows to Kake
The failure of Kake's dam led Gov. Tony Knowles to evoke the state's disaster laws late Monday to keep the water flowing.

ANWR cut from Bush speech
PHILADELPHIA - While George W. Bush supports opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling, he won't talk about it in his keynote speech to the Republican National Convention on Thursday night.

Correction
Due to incorrect information provided the

Angoon lands airport
Angoon may get a place for planes to land, not just splash down.

State gets tough on student loans
ANCHORAGE -- Officials with the state's student loan program plan to take another step beginning next month to crack down on some 37,500 borrowers who are late or who simply aren't making their payments.

Kenai borough wants state's private prison
ANCHORAGE - The Kenai Peninsula Borough has offered the state a location for a medium-security prison as an alternative to the proposed private prison at Fort Greely near Delta Junction.

Sightings of bears abound near Juneau
Brown bears and black bears continue to be the cause for concern in and near Juneau.

Coast Guard team nabs illegal Russian trawler
ANCHORAGE -- A Russian trawler was seized Tuesday in the Bering Sea for fishing inside U.S. economic zone waters, the Coast Guard said.

McConnochie sets sights on areawide assembly seat
Real estate consultant PeggyAnn McConnochie today announced her intention to run for the Juneau Assembly areawide seat left vacant by Tom Garrett.

Research suggests pesticides interfere with salmon survival
SEATTLE -- Low levels of pesticides can keep salmon from smelling properly, blocking their ability to detect predators, catch prey and return to their native streams, new research suggests.

Disaster relief flows to Kake
The failure of Kake's dam led Gov. Tony Knowles to evoke the state's disaster laws late Monday to keep the water flowing.

Downtown sewer erupts second time
A 20-inch city sewer line near the Mount Roberts tramway on South Franklin Street broke late Tuesday morning, and traffic on the street was reduced to one lane until repairs were completed Tuesday night.

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

Downtown sewer erupts second time
A 20-inch city sewer line near the Mount Roberts tramway on South Franklin Street broke late Tuesday morning, and traffic on the street was reduced to one lane until repairs were completed Tuesday night.

Two die at logging site
Families are grieving in Hoonah after two men died in a logging accident Monday.

Research suggests pesticides interfere with salmon survival
SEATTLE -- Low levels of pesticides can keep salmon from smelling properly, blocking their ability to detect predators, catch prey and return to their native streams, new research suggests.

Correction
Due to incorrect information provided the

Coast Guard team nabs illegal Russian trawler
ANCHORAGE -- A Russian trawler was seized Tuesday in the Bering Sea for fishing inside U.S. economic zone waters, the Coast Guard said.

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

Kenai borough wants state's private prison
ANCHORAGE - The Kenai Peninsula Borough has offered the state a location for a medium-security prison as an alternative to the proposed private prison at Fort Greely near Delta Junction.

Around Juneau

Charitable efforts mark Clown Week
There's nothing like an official excuse to clown around.

FBI warns of more phone scams
Beware telephone callers bearing rich gifts.

Construction-site classroom to build learning
The houses Juneau-Douglas High School construction students help build each year serve as hands-on classrooms. But having an actual classroom nearby will help teachers hammer in the math and English lessons they plan to tie to the construction work.

Overstreet writes of world wars and city battles
Bill Overstreet has written his memoirs, and the movie rights are free.

Police and fire
Juneau police, fire officials, hospital officials, the Juneau Crime Line and the Coast Guard reported:

State gets tough on student loans
ANCHORAGE -- Officials with the state's student loan program plan to take another step beginning next month to crack down on some 37,500 borrowers who are late or who simply aren't making their payments.

Around the state

FBI warns of more phone scams
Beware telephone callers bearing rich gifts.

ANWR cut from Bush speech
PHILADELPHIA - While George W. Bush supports opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling, he won't talk about it in his keynote speech to the Republican National Convention on Thursday night.

Camp: Kids' portal to traditions
Brittin Martin-Sheets, 9, carefully chooses colored beads from a small plastic tray. Bending his head to better guide the passage of his needle, he stitches them onto a piece of blue felt, creating a headdress rich with beadwork.

Angoon lands airport
Angoon may get a place for planes to land, not just splash down.

Sightings of bears abound near Juneau
Brown bears and black bears continue to be the cause for concern in and near Juneau.

McConnochie sets sights on areawide assembly seat
Real estate consultant PeggyAnn McConnochie today announced her intention to run for the Juneau Assembly areawide seat left vacant by Tom Garrett.

Overstreet writes of world wars and city battles
Bill Overstreet has written his memoirs, and the movie rights are free.

Construction-site classroom to build learning
The houses Juneau-Douglas High School construction students help build each year serve as hands-on classrooms. But having an actual classroom nearby will help teachers hammer in the math and English lessons they plan to tie to the construction work.

Charitable efforts mark Clown Week
There's nothing like an official excuse to clown around.

Around Juneau

Word of mouth

Rollin', rollin', rollin' at the convention
Now HERE'S a great idea from the Republicans.

Political parties not serving Alaska majority
The following editorial appeared in the July 16 issue of the Peninsula Clarion:

There's no reason for a vote on a road
Advisory vote to decide what?:

Smoke shows how industry really works
I'm an early riser. Most days I get up around 5 a.m., make myself a cup of coffee and settle down by the window of my home on Doug

More on the poor in our prison system
I enjoyed your recent article about why our jails are full of poor people, but I would like something clarified.

Smoke shows how industry really works
I'm an early riser. Most days I get up around 5 a.m., make myself a cup of coffee and settle down by the window of my home on Doug

Lawmakers could have stopped Kake disaster
Here in Southeast, we are surrounded and deluged with water. It's all around us and it seems to fall on us all the time. It's something we just take for granted.

Lawmakers could have stopped Kake disaster
Here in Southeast, we are surrounded and deluged with water. It's all around us and it seems to fall on us all the time. It's something we just take for granted.

Rollin', rollin', rollin' at the convention
Now HERE'S a great idea from the Republicans.

Word of mouth

We created it, we can clean it up
News of pollution is getting to be ``old'' and ``boring'' news. Pollution has been around since mankind invented motor-operated boats, ships and discovered oil. Like the saying goes, ``Man made pollution, man can also clean up the mess created.''

Is it time to vote Protest or Green?
It's not the best week to be flirting with Ralph.

Word of mouth

Word of mouth

We created it, we can clean it up
News of pollution is getting to be ``old'' and ``boring'' news. Pollution has been around since mankind invented motor-operated boats, ships and discovered oil. Like the saying goes, ``Man made pollution, man can also clean up the mess created.''

Is it time to vote Protest or Green?
It's not the best week to be flirting with Ralph.

There's no reason for a vote on a road
Advisory vote to decide what?:

More on the poor in our prison system
I enjoyed your recent article about why our jails are full of poor people, but I would like something clarified.

Political parties not serving Alaska majority
The following editorial appeared in the July 16 issue of the Peninsula Clarion:

Sports in Juneau

Sports in Juneau

Sports in Juneau

King fishing fair; halibut hot
King salmon catch rates in the local Juneau area remained fair last week due to success with feeder kings. The catch rate of 49 rod hours per fish is similar to t

King fishing fair; halibut hot
King salmon catch rates in the local Juneau area remained fair last week due to success with feeder kings. The catch rate of 49 rod hours per fish is similar to t

Yukon Quest loses Sorel sponsorship
ANCHORAGE -- The Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race has lost its biggest sponsor because Canadian bootmaker Sorel has gone into receivership, a race spokesman said Tuesday.

Oregon team ousts Juneau Juniors
Juneau's Gastineau Channel Little League Junior All-Stars kept leaving the floodgates open Tuesday in the Pacific Northwest Junior (age 13-14) Little League Regional in Boise, Idaho.

Yukon Quest loses Sorel sponsorship
ANCHORAGE -- The Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race has lost its biggest sponsor because Canadian bootmaker Sorel has gone into receivership, a race spokesman said Tuesday.

Oregon team ousts Juneau Juniors
Juneau's Gastineau Channel Little League Junior All-Stars kept leaving the floodgates open Tuesday in the Pacific Northwest Junior (age 13-14) Little League Regional in Boise, Idaho.

Tour of Juneau draws top cyclists
This year's Tour of Juneau cycling race will bring together more than just the top local riders for the four-day stage race.

Sports in Juneau

Tour of Juneau draws top cyclists
This year's Tour of Juneau cycling race will bring together more than just the top local riders for the four-day stage race.

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