Thursday, August 10, 2000

Investigators: Stray metal piece probably punctured Concorde tire
PARIS - A fuel leak that led to the fiery crash of an Air France Concorde jet was probably caused by a strip of metal left on the runway where the supersonic jet took off, investigators said Thursday.

Knowles calls for end to interception of Western Alaska chum salmon
ANCHORAGE - Gov. Tony Knowles upped the ante Wednesday in an already bitter fishing dispute by calling for an end to the interception of Western Alaska chum salmon by Alaska Peninsula fishermen.

Investigators: Stray metal piece probably punctured Concorde tire
PARIS - A fuel leak that led to the fiery crash of an Air France Concorde jet was probably caused by a strip of metal left on the runway where the supersonic jet took off, investigators said Thursday.

Knowles calls for end to interception of Western Alaska chum salmon
ANCHORAGE - Gov. Tony Knowles upped the ante Wednesday in an already bitter fishing dispute by calling for an end to the interception of Western Alaska chum salmon by Alaska Peninsula fishermen.

Pet of the week
Buddy is a mature neutered male retriever mix who is descri

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Pet of the week
Buddy is a mature neutered male retriever mix who is descri

Those tree pests won't be around forever
The forest that surrounds us stretches hundreds of miles, rolling over mountains and

Graduations, honor rolls and awards
Maureen d'Armand of Juneau graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree in Latin American studies from Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colo., this spring. d'Armand was named to the dean's list for every trimester of her enrollment at Fort Lewis.

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Graduations, honor rolls and awards
Maureen d'Armand of Juneau graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree in Latin American studies from Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colo., this spring. d'Armand was named to the dean's list for every trimester of her enrollment at Fort Lewis.

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Obituaries
HAZEL HURSH, DOLLY LARSSON

Obituaries
ROY JACKSON, JOHN LEWIS GAFFNEY

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Those tree pests won't be around forever
The forest that surrounds us stretches hundreds of miles, rolling over mountains and

Obituaries
HAZEL HURSH, DOLLY LARSSON

Obituaries
ROY JACKSON, JOHN LEWIS GAFFNEY

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Weddings
MICHAEL MOBERLY, REBECCA HOZUBIN, CHRISTOPHER COLLUM, KATHLEEN LIETZ, ROBYN ZIMMERMAN, LUCAS MESDAG, JAMI ORSBORN, DAN HANSON

Weddings
MICHAEL MOBERLY, REBECCA HOZUBIN, CHRISTOPHER COLLUM, KATHLEEN LIETZ, ROBYN ZIMMERMAN, LUCAS MESDAG, JAMI ORSBORN, DAN HANSON

Time to get those jammys on
Jammy rock and bluegrassy-country is coming to Southeast Alaska.

Short stories from Hitler to the Yukon
Hitler's obsession with vegetarianism, cabin fever in Fort Yukon, and a conversation between a roaming dog and two mangy wolves are fodder for Alaska writer Joe Karson.

School gets wild
A herd of deer has moved into Riverbend Elementary School.

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School gets wild
A herd of deer has moved into Riverbend Elementary School.

Ella Bentley: Artist whose beads speak to her
Bead sculptress: Ella Bentley takes beadwork to a level unheard of a few years ago. She's created beaded baskets of beaded fruit, miniature beaded boots and a miniature beaded

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It's fair time in Haines
Racing pigs and belly dancers, Stark Naked and the Car Thieves, and a midwestern jug band will provide entertainment at the Southeast Alaska State Fair this weekend in Haines.

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Time to get those jammys on
Jammy rock and bluegrassy-country is coming to Southeast Alaska.

Ella Bentley: Artist whose beads speak to her
Bead sculptress: Ella Bentley takes beadwork to a level unheard of a few years ago. She's created beaded baskets of beaded fruit, miniature beaded boots and a miniature beaded

Short stories from Hitler to the Yukon
Hitler's obsession with vegetarianism, cabin fever in Fort Yukon, and a conversation between a roaming dog and two mangy wolves are fodder for Alaska writer Joe Karson.

It's fair time in Haines
Racing pigs and belly dancers, Stark Naked and the Car Thieves, and a midwestern jug band will provide entertainment at the Southeast Alaska State Fair this weekend in Haines.

More ships may have polluted
Another cruise line that brings tourists to Juneau may have violated federal environmental laws.

Activists pulled off BP barge
BARROW -- Law enforcement officers boarded a barge carrying equipment for BP's Northstar oil field Tuesday afternoon and took several Greenpeace activists into custody.

Man to alter plea in fatal crash case
A Kenai Peninsula man charged with murder in the April 19 drunken-driving deaths of two prominent Juneau residents has filed a motion for a change of plea hearing.

Planning of gas pipeline moves forward
ANCHORAGE -- A consortium working on a pipeline to ship natural gas from the North Slope to either Valdez or Nikiski is moving into the second stage of work on the project, now expected to cost around $7 billion.

Activists pulled off BP barge
BARROW -- Law enforcement officers boarded a barge carrying equipment for BP's Northstar oil field Tuesday afternoon and took several Greenpeace activists into custody.

Public safety commissioner to leave post
The state's top cop is stepping down.

Ire over crab
Barbara Cadiente-Nelson of Juneau said she was devastated when she heard her family would not be able to fish red king crab commercially this year.

Haines group prompts inquiry into ship waste
ANCHORAGE -- The state office of special prosecutions is looking into an alleged cruise ship dumping incident near Haines in May.

Grocery chain fights organic label for AK fish
ANCHORAGE -- A leading natural foods supermarket chain and a trade group are opposing certifying wild fish, including Alaska salmon, as ``organic.

Bigger catch enjoyed by local crabbers who fish for personal use
Jeff Monette likes his red king crab. He drops some crab pots in the summer, occasionally throws out a couple of net rings near his Douglas Island home, and even dives in wintry Barlow Cove just to get crab.

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Ire over crab
Barbara Cadiente-Nelson of Juneau said she was devastated when she heard her family would not be able to fish red king crab commercially this year.

Summer 'shroom boom
There is fungus among us.

Knowles calls for chum cut
ANCHORAGE -- Gov. Tony Knowles upped the ante Wednesday in an already bitter fishing dispute by calling for an end to the interception of Western Alaska chum salmon by Alaska Peninsula fishermen.

All sides appeal mine decision
In British Columbia, nobody is satisfied with the recent court ruling that blocked reopening of the Tulsequah Chief mine.

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:

Problems delay jets in Juneau, Seattle
An Alaska Airlines MD-80 was forced to turn around and make an emergency landing in Seattle this morning after the pilot reported problems with the plane's horizontal stabilizer in flight.

More ships may have polluted
Another cruise line that brings tourists to Juneau may have violated federal environmental laws.

All sides appeal mine decision
In British Columbia, nobody is satisfied with the recent court ruling that blocked reopening of the Tulsequah Chief mine.

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

Planning of gas pipeline moves forward
ANCHORAGE -- A consortium working on a pipeline to ship natural gas from the North Slope to either Valdez or Nikiski is moving into the second stage of work on the project, now expected to cost around $7 billion.

Minority workers appeal cannery civil rights case
SEATTLE -- A civil rights lawsuit filed by minority workers in Alaska salmon canneries back in 1974 has returned to court for yet another appeal.

Make-A-Wish foundation says no to hunting on kids' trips
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Make-A-Wish foundation has quietly reversed a policy that allowed the organization to send ill children on hunting trips.

Gottschalks sets Sept. 7 debut
The former Lamonts Apparel store in the Nugget Mall is scheduled to reopen Sept. 7 as Gottschalks.

Public safety commissioner to leave post
The state's top cop is stepping down.

Make-A-Wish foundation says no to hunting on kids' trips
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Make-A-Wish foundation has quietly reversed a policy that allowed the organization to send ill children on hunting trips.

Haines group prompts inquiry into ship waste
ANCHORAGE -- The state office of special prosecutions is looking into an alleged cruise ship dumping incident near Haines in May.

Man to alter plea in fatal crash case
A Kenai Peninsula man charged with murder in the April 19 drunken-driving deaths of two prominent Juneau residents has filed a motion for a change of plea hearing.

Minority workers appeal cannery civil rights case
SEATTLE -- A civil rights lawsuit filed by minority workers in Alaska salmon canneries back in 1974 has returned to court for yet another appeal.

Problems delay jets in Juneau, Seattle
An Alaska Airlines MD-80 was forced to turn around and make an emergency landing in Seattle this morning after the pilot reported problems with the plane's horizontal stabilizer in flight.

Correction

Bigger catch enjoyed by local crabbers who fish for personal use
Jeff Monette likes his red king crab. He drops some crab pots in the summer, occasionally throws out a couple of net rings near his Douglas Island home, and even dives in wintry Barlow Cove just to get crab.

Grocery chain fights organic label for AK fish
ANCHORAGE -- A leading natural foods supermarket chain and a trade group are opposing certifying wild fish, including Alaska salmon, as ``organic.

Knowles calls for chum cut
ANCHORAGE -- Gov. Tony Knowles upped the ante Wednesday in an already bitter fishing dispute by calling for an end to the interception of Western Alaska chum salmon by Alaska Peninsula fishermen.

Gottschalks sets Sept. 7 debut
The former Lamonts Apparel store in the Nugget Mall is scheduled to reopen Sept. 7 as Gottschalks.

Summer 'shroom boom
There is fungus among us.

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

Let's stick to the facts
After hearing the news of the anti-wolf hunting group getting enough signatures to turn

Let's stick to the facts
After hearing the news of the anti-wolf hunting group getting enough signatures to turn

Figuring out the new closed primary
This year's Aug. 22 primary election will be different than the last one: there will be two ballots to choose from instead of just one.

Fighting drunken driving is everyone's job
Last Saturday I took my turn manning a MADD table at a couple of local grocery stores. I noticed a lot of people

Word of mouth

Road-ferry vote is a big mistake
Once again, the folks in City Hall are up to no good. It was just this spring when the governor proposed to build a new shuttle ferry for Juneau. Rememb

Word of mouth

Keeping fat cats behind the scenes
More bad news from the front in the War Against Ignorance.

Judge Lieberman by policy, not faith
Some of my best friends are Orthodox Jews. I admire what the Jewish people have contributed to h

Delay missile defense decision indefinitely
The following editorial appeared in Wednesday's edition of the Los Angeles Times:

Road or ferry? Vote is a good step in process
We applaud the Juneau Assembly for agreeing to allow residents to express a preference

Road-ferry vote is a big mistake
Once again, the folks in City Hall are up to no good. It was just this spring when the governor proposed to build a new shuttle ferry for Juneau. Rememb

Figuring out the new closed primary
This year's Aug. 22 primary election will be different than the last one: there will be two ballots to choose from instead of just one.

Keeping fat cats behind the scenes
More bad news from the front in the War Against Ignorance.

Road or ferry? Vote is a good step in process
We applaud the Juneau Assembly for agreeing to allow residents to express a preference

Delay missile defense decision indefinitely
The following editorial appeared in Wednesday's edition of the Los Angeles Times:

Word of mouth

Fighting drunken driving is everyone's job
Last Saturday I took my turn manning a MADD table at a couple of local grocery stores. I noticed a lot of people

Word of mouth

Judge Lieberman by policy, not faith
Some of my best friends are Orthodox Jews. I admire what the Jewish people have contributed to h

Conway leads Griffons to win
Juneau's Rob Conway helped the Nevada (Mo.) Griffons move into the round of eight Tuesday at the 48-team, double-elimination National Baseball Congress World Series in Wichita, Kan.

Conway leads Griffons to win
Juneau's Rob Conway helped the Nevada (Mo.) Griffons move into the round of eight Tuesday at the 48-team, double-elimination National Baseball Congress World Series in Wichita, Kan.

Gibb chases Olympic dream
Derek Gibb may not earn a spot on the U.S. Swim Team during this week's Olympic Trials in Indianapolis, but the experience could go a long way in propelling him toward the 2004 Olympics.

Carvin shows heart in Olympic Trials
INDIANAPOLIS -- Chad Carvin lunged for the wall, not knowing if he was first or second.

King, coho fishing improves

Conway's team eliminated in NBC tournament
The run through the National Baseball Congress World Series ended Wednesday for Juneau's Rob Conway and the Nevada (Mo.) Griffons.

Lewis just misses Trials bid
Less than three-10ths of a second kept Juneau's Jesie Lewis from joining five other Alaskans at the U.S. Olympic Swim Trials this week in Indianapolis.

Carvin shows heart in Olympic Trials
INDIANAPOLIS -- Chad Carvin lunged for the wall, not knowing if he was first or second.

King, coho fishing improves

Lewis just misses Trials bid
Less than three-10ths of a second kept Juneau's Jesie Lewis from joining five other Alaskans at the U.S. Olympic Swim Trials this week in Indianapolis.

Conway's team eliminated in NBC tournament
The run through the National Baseball Congress World Series ended Wednesday for Juneau's Rob Conway and the Nevada (Mo.) Griffons.

Gibb chases Olympic dream
Derek Gibb may not earn a spot on the U.S. Swim Team during this week's Olympic Trials in Indianapolis, but the experience could go a long way in propelling him toward the 2004 Olympics.

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