Sunday, August 6, 2000

Around town

Around town

Bringing words to life
Three teachers stand on chairs, arms up and fingers stretched apart, as another teacher lies on the floor.

Bringing words to life
Three teachers stand on chairs, arms up and fingers stretched apart, as another teacher lies on the floor.

Taking teaching one step deeper
Professor Bruce Smith arrives at his poetry classroom at the Bread Loaf School of English, takes off his white cowboy hat and starts in briskly, choking off the pre-class chatter.

Taking teaching one step deeper
Professor Bruce Smith arrives at his poetry classroom at the Bread Loaf School of English, takes off his white cowboy hat and starts in briskly, choking off the pre-class chatter.

Coming home from the bash
PHILADELPHIA -- Alaska delegates to the Republican National Convention have headed home to campaign for a nominee who, if elected, will be the only president to have lived in the state.

Malnourished dog gets a shock
Juneau Animal Control is seeking the owner of a malnourished dog that was accidentally subjected to a severe electrical shock Thursday.

Newcomer at convention learns ropes
PHILADELPHIA -- Kevin Simpson, 21, of Douglas, has not even voted yet in a national election.

`Our grandfather's property' returned
Over and over the floor reverberated with feet stamping -- the Tlingit equivalent of hands clapping -- as four priceless Angoon artifacts were welcomed back Friday afternoon at the Alaska State Museum.

`Our grandfather's property' returned
Over and over the floor reverberated with feet stamping -- the Tlingit equivalent of hands clapping -- as four priceless Angoon artifacts were welcomed back Friday afternoon at the Alaska State Museum.

Grants to recover more Native treasures awarded
On Wednesday, the National Park Service announced it has awarded $2.1 million to assist museums, tribes, Alaska Native corporations and villages with implementation of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act.

AARP offers advice for avoiding scams
The American Association for Retired People is trying to acquaint the elderly with the gist of telephone pitches in order to arm them against fraud.

Seeking better health through prevention
A new university program seeks to save lives by promoting wellness rather than treating illness.

Snowmachining groups file suit to open Denali National Park
FAIRBANKS - Two snowmachining groups have filed a federal lawsuit aimed at opening 2 million acres of Denali National Park and Preserve to riders.

Woman's rags-to-riches story relived a century later
When Belinda Mulrooney arrived in Juneau around the turn of the century, she was already a savvy businesswoman on her way from poverty to wealth. She was barely 20 years old.

Alaskans sent to Lower 48 to help with wildfires
As large swaths of the West burn, Alaskans are helping to beat back the flames.

AARP offers advice for avoiding scams
The American Association for Retired People is trying to acquaint the elderly with the gist of telephone pitches in order to arm them against fraud.

Grants to recover more Native treasures awarded
On Wednesday, the National Park Service announced it has awarded $2.1 million to assist museums, tribes, Alaska Native corporations and villages with implementation of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act.

Coming home from the bash
PHILADELPHIA -- Alaska delegates to the Republican National Convention have headed home to campaign for a nominee who, if elected, will be the only president to have lived in the state.

Woman's rags-to-riches story relived a century later
When Belinda Mulrooney arrived in Juneau around the turn of the century, she was already a savvy businesswoman on her way from poverty to wealth. She was barely 20 years old.

Malnourished dog gets a shock
Juneau Animal Control is seeking the owner of a malnourished dog that was accidentally subjected to a severe electrical shock Thursday.

Snowmachining groups file suit to open Denali National Park
FAIRBANKS - Two snowmachining groups have filed a federal lawsuit aimed at opening 2 million acres of Denali National Park and Preserve to riders.

Briefly

Alaskans sent to Lower 48 to help with wildfires
As large swaths of the West burn, Alaskans are helping to beat back the flames.

Newcomer at convention learns ropes
PHILADELPHIA -- Kevin Simpson, 21, of Douglas, has not even voted yet in a national election.

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

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

Briefly

Seeking better health through prevention
A new university program seeks to save lives by promoting wellness rather than treating illness.

Word of mouth

Homecoming of Native items a reason for joy
Of all the experiences

It's not a house, it's a repair industry
We're

Homecoming of Native items a reason for joy
Of all the experiences

It's not a house, it's a repair industry
We're

Will election derail Social Security?
Social Security has been the third rail of American politics - not to be touched by politicians

Word of mouth

Will election derail Social Security?
Social Security has been the third rail of American politics - not to be touched by politicians

A slow day as Graves wins Tour of Juneau
After three stages of trying to hammer each other into submission during the Tour of Juneau cycling race, the riders in Saturday's final Lena Beach Road Race stage decided to take things easy on one another.

Pusich wins Maier Marathon
Paul Pusich hobbled through the runners' chute at the finish of the Frank Maier Memorial Marathon Saturday, gingerly walked over to a nearby bench, and sat down with a dazed expression on his face.

Strong transfers to Biola University
Nate Strong of tiny Tenakee Springs is transferring from Montana State-Billings to Biola University so he'll have an opportunity to play more college basketball.

Strong transfers to Biola University
Nate Strong of tiny Tenakee Springs is transferring from Montana State-Billings to Biola University so he'll have an opportunity to play more college basketball.

A slow day as Graves wins Tour of Juneau
After three stages of trying to hammer each other into submission during the Tour of Juneau cycling race, the riders in Saturday's final Lena Beach Road Race stage decided to take things easy on one another.

Pusich wins Maier Marathon
Paul Pusich hobbled through the runners' chute at the finish of the Frank Maier Memorial Marathon Saturday, gingerly walked over to a nearby bench, and sat down with a dazed expression on his face.

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