Saturday, August 7, 2004

Remember Hiroshima
Friday, Aug. 6, is the 59th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima.

Mine waste is harmless
In response to Eric Holle's completely misinformed letter to the editor about the mines putting off pollution, let me set it straight.

Lauds small timber sales
Sometimes you just have to give credit where it's due.

Look to adult stem cells
John Kerry and Ron Reagan have garnered cheers and headlines recently for criticizing the Bush administration for its limits on federal funding of embryonic stem-cell research.

Full speed ahead
Bush in Iowa: "If America shows uncertainty and weakness in this decade, the world will drift toward tragedy.

Wrong about Bush
Jesse Dizard wrote a letter to the editor regarding his feelings about the way President Bush is handling things, and how he feels that John Kerry would be the best solution to our problems as a nation.

Photo: Harmonious encounter
Sailors from the Juneau Youth Sailing program drift near the cruise ship Crystal Harmony on Thursday in Juneau's harbor.

Around Town
Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events.

Police & Fire
Reports from Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers.

UAS attracts student scientists in the summer
Mike Glista points out features on a stuffed Myotis lucifugus, the little brown bat, on Thursday at the University of Alaska Southeast.

Playwright adapts Native story for kids
This March, Perseverance Theatre and Sealaska Heritage Institute invited local playwright Merry Ellefson to adapt the Native story "The Woman Who Married The Bear" for its Summer Theatre Arts Rendezvous children's program.

Photo: Out for a trot
Joyce Sepel and her dog Spruce, left, walk with Alea Oien and her son, Evan, 3, their dog Piper, and horse Ginger on Thursday along Glacier Spur Road.

Correction
Due to a reporting error, Wednesday's police blotter incorrectly described the woman treated at Bartlett Regional Hospital after an accident Monday on Riverside Drive.

Long and Kritchen to marry
Katie Kritchen of Cordova and Tim Long of Anchorage will be married at 10 a.m. Aug. 7, 2004, at Point Louisa in Juneau.

Oliver and Seath to wed
Cheryl Seath and Lynn Oliver of Bishop, Calif., will be married at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 15, 2004, at the Table Mountain Campground in Bishop.

Beck and Foucault to wed
Leah Dawn Beck of Whangarei, New Zealand, and David Patrick Foucault of Tracy, Calif., will be married in a ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 14, 2004, at Glacier Gardens in Juneau.

Thank you
Messages of thanks to the community, from the community.

Neighbors Digest
Staff reports of the residents of Juneau

Time for back-to-school immunizations
It happens every year.

FYI
Statistics of Juneau

Reiser and Scott to host open house
Theresa Scott, formerly of Juneau, and Mark Reiser of Portland, Ore., will host a second anniversary open house celebration Aug. 7, 2004, at Blue Heron Haven, 4545 Thane Road in Juneau.

Down to serious business
Now let us get down to serious business.

Evelyn Sears
Former Juneau resident Evelyn Sears, 80, died July 23, 2004, at her Edmonds, Wash., home.

Lester Weiss
Former Juneau resident Lester Weiss, 100, died Thursday, July 29, 2004, at the Ocean Crest Retirement Home in Coos Bay, Ore.

My Turn: Hoonah tourist attraction should be open to everyone
Imagine our excitement at obtaining ($354 at auction), a chance to see Hoonah and the new development!

Frank Maier Marathon
Past Winners

Running for life
With 36 - soon to be 37 - marathons to her name, it could be said that Julia Froble lives for running.

Sports in Juneau
Sports in Juneau is a service provided by the Juneau Empire to provide information on upcoming sports and outdoors events in Juneau.

Sports Briefs
Staff reports of locla sports news

Ferry service to continue to Pelican, Angoon
Alaska Marine Highway service will continue to Angoon and Pelican while the state negotiates an agreement with two unions on back pay.

Knowles holds slight lead over Sen. Murkowski
A public opinion survey released this week by an Anchorage pollster shows Lisa Murkowski winning the Republican primary for U.S. Senate this month.

Kodiak to dig out buried whale for eventual display of skeleton
More than four years after it was buried, a gray whale carcass will emerge next week on the way to eventual public display as an articulated skeleton in a new Kodiak Wildlife Refuge visitors center.

Northwest Digest
Staff and Wire reports from the Northwest

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