Saturday, August 5, 2000

Slim Fast recalls diet drink
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Slim Fast Foods is recalling more than 1 million cans of three popular diet shakes, saying the drinks may make people ill.

Slim Fast recalls diet drink
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Slim Fast Foods is recalling more than 1 million cans of three popular diet shakes, saying the drinks may make people ill.

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Migrations mean rapidly changing skies
Even though the Fourth of July usually ends up being the peak of summer for Juneau residents, some bird species which breed in Alaska are already well on the way to their wintering grounds in Central and South America by this date.

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Migrations mean rapidly changing skies
Even though the Fourth of July usually ends up being the peak of summer for Juneau residents, some bird species which breed in Alaska are already well on the way to their wintering grounds in Central and South America by this date.

Weddings
KLUANE IVEY, JEFF BAER, TRAVERS CAMERON, CELESTE DYAKANOFF, JILL MARTIN, JIM DAVENPORT

Weddings
KLUANE IVEY, JEFF BAER, TRAVERS CAMERON, CELESTE DYAKANOFF, JILL MARTIN, JIM DAVENPORT

Around town

Around town

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Best bets
This is a banner weekend for entertainment in Juneau.

Best bets
This is a banner weekend for entertainment in Juneau.

Around the state

Helicopter plucks lost hikers off Mount Juneau
With mist, crumbling shale and fast-fading daylight conspiring to keep them stranded, two out-of-state hikers were rescued from the steep face of Mount Juneau Thursday night.

Sockeye fishing closed on Kenai
ANCHORAGE -- Citing a dismal escapement count, the Department of Fish and Game announced Thursday it will close the main stem of the Kenai River to sockeye sport fishing.

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

Cruise lines face fines
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency wants two cruise lines to pay for violating Alaska air pollution laws.

Around the state

Cruise lines face fines
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency wants two cruise lines to pay for violating Alaska air pollution laws.

Seat belts enforcement stepped up
Law enforcement agencies statewide have been stepping up seat belt enforcement and education.

Seat belts enforcement stepped up
Law enforcement agencies statewide have been stepping up seat belt enforcement and education.

Sockeye fishing closed on Kenai
ANCHORAGE -- Citing a dismal escapement count, the Department of Fish and Game announced Thursday it will close the main stem of the Kenai River to sockeye sport fishing.

State may fine tax cap group
ANCHORAGE -- Alaska's campaign watchdog agency is considering fining the pro-tax-cap initiative group $50 a day for registration irregularities.

Welfare payments to Alaskans dip to lowest point in 10 years
Alaska's welfare caseload is down 34 percent -- the lowest level since 1990, according to Gov. Tony Knowles.

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

Round the world in an open boat
In a boat the size of a family car, two Swedes motored away from Juneau early this morning to continue their around-the-world voyage.

Round the world in an open boat
In a boat the size of a family car, two Swedes motored away from Juneau early this morning to continue their around-the-world voyage.

18 Alaska Air jets grounded
SEATTLE -- Alaska Airlines has completed 12 of an expected 17 inspections of MD-80 aircraft, one day after announcing that a tool used to measure stresses on the jets' tail sections may have given the wrong readings.

Welfare payments to Alaskans dip to lowest point in 10 years
Alaska's welfare caseload is down 34 percent -- the lowest level since 1990, according to Gov. Tony Knowles.

State may fine tax cap group
ANCHORAGE -- Alaska's campaign watchdog agency is considering fining the pro-tax-cap initiative group $50 a day for registration irregularities.

Helicopter plucks lost hikers off Mount Juneau
With mist, crumbling shale and fast-fading daylight conspiring to keep them stranded, two out-of-state hikers were rescued from the steep face of Mount Juneau Thursday night.

18 Alaska Air jets grounded
SEATTLE -- Alaska Airlines has completed 12 of an expected 17 inspections of MD-80 aircraft, one day after announcing that a tool used to measure stresses on the jets' tail sections may have given the wrong readings.

No peace and quiet to be found here
My friend has been around long enough to know better, but remains a staunch Republican. He still believes in ``political loyalty'' even though we both admit the phrase is an oxymoron in most applications. He is colorful and outspoken.

No peace and quiet to be found here
My friend has been around long enough to know better, but remains a staunch Republican. He still believes in ``political loyalty'' even though we both admit the phrase is an oxymoron in most applications. He is colorful and outspoken.

Word of mouth

Word of mouth

A columnist gets out while the getting is still good
A number of people, hearing that I was about to retire, have asked: ``But how can you leave just as the presidential campaign is about to swing into full gear?''

A columnist gets out while the getting is still good
A number of people, hearing that I was about to retire, have asked: ``But how can you leave just as the presidential campaign is about to swing into full gear?''

Avoid putting bears - and people - at risk
Those of us who live in Juneau oftentimes forget we're in a national forest - the wilderness is in our backyard.

Avoid putting bears - and people - at risk
Those of us who live in Juneau oftentimes forget we're in a national forest - the wilderness is in our backyard.

Sports in Juneau

It's Le Tour de Dan
It was just another Dan event in Thursday's second stage of the Tour of Juneau cycling race, a 5-mile hill climb to Eaglecrest Ski Area.

Maier Marathon starts Saturday
A common sight in Juneau's running races is Paul Pusich's deeply tanned and chiseled physique running all alone, with few challengers in his wake.

Maier Marathon starts Saturday
A common sight in Juneau's running races is Paul Pusich's deeply tanned and chiseled physique running all alone, with few challengers in his wake.

Conway plays in NBC World Series
An Alaskan won even if the Alaska team lost Thursday night in the National Baseball Congress World Series in Wichita, Kan.

Conway plays in NBC World Series
An Alaskan won even if the Alaska team lost Thursday night in the National Baseball Congress World Series in Wichita, Kan.

Sports in Juneau

It's Le Tour de Dan
It was just another Dan event in Thursday's second stage of the Tour of Juneau cycling race, a 5-mile hill climb to Eaglecrest Ski Area.

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