Friday, August 11, 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.

Buchanan chooses LA teacher as running mate
LONG BEACH, Calif. - Reform Party presidential candidate Pat Buchanan on Friday introduced Ezola Foster, a black Los Angeles teacher and conservative political activist, as his running mate.

Buchanan chooses LA teacher as running mate
LONG BEACH, Calif. - Reform Party presidential candidate Pat Buchanan on Friday introduced Ezola Foster, a black Los Angeles teacher and conservative political activist, as his running mate.

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.

Around town

Displacing stereotypes and tackling issues
What on earth was a Roman Catholic Bishop doing in the midst of over 10,000 Evangelical Christians? It was a question I asked myself a number of times last week. And yet, there I was among the gathering at Amsterdam 2000,

Thank you
...for medical support

Thank you
...for medical support

Weddings
MICHELLE DILBECK, STEPHEN LOCKS, TOD FISCUS, LYNNE PETRI, CHRISTINE TATHAM, ANDREW WACHMANN, SISKA MITCHELL, AL TREACY

Obituary
RONALD ELY

Weddings
MICHELLE DILBECK, STEPHEN LOCKS, TOD FISCUS, LYNNE PETRI, CHRISTINE TATHAM, ANDREW WACHMANN, SISKA MITCHELL, AL TREACY

Displacing stereotypes and tackling issues
What on earth was a Roman Catholic Bishop doing in the midst of over 10,000 Evangelical Christians? It was a question I asked myself a number of times last week. And yet, there I was among the gathering at Amsterdam 2000,

Obituary
RONALD ELY

Briefly

FYI

Around town

Around town

Briefly

Obituaries
HAZEL HURSH, DOLLY LARSSON

Best bets
Music and nature are your best bets this weekend.

Obituaries
HAZEL HURSH, DOLLY LARSSON

Around town

FYI

Best bets
Music and nature are your best bets this weekend.

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

Calendar

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

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

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

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.

Briefly

Calendar

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.

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.

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.

Briefly

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

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.

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

Seward pushes for fees on tour boats
SEWARD -- Looking for a way to raise money to pay for harbor upgrades, Seward officials are considering a fee for passengers on fishing charters and wildlife tours.

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.

Hope for bay fleet?
Sen. Frank Murkowski, a vigorous opponent of commercial fishing closures in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, held out hope for the industry at a hearing Thursday in Juneau.

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

Silver runs buoy region declared a disaster
ANCHORAGE -- Strong salmon runs spelled good news this week for Kuskokwim River and Kotzebue Sound fisheries.

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.

Mining in bay pressed
The National Park Service should allow mining in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve or buy out the state university's claim to a world-class mineral deposit, says Sen. Frank Murkowski.

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.

Correction
Due to a typesetting error, there was a mistake in Wednesday's My Turn on the new state primary ballot system. It should have read: ``Voters registered as

Windstorm slams Arctic coast towns
BARROW -- A rare summer storm bringing winds of up to 70 mph struck the Arctic coast in Barrow on Thursday and was threatening the North Slope Borough's multi-million dollar offshore dredge.

Police and fire
Juneau police, fire officials, hospital officials 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.

Around the state

Correction
Due to a typesetting error, there was a mistake in Wednesday's My Turn on the new state primary ballot system. It should have read: ``Voters registered as

JDHS grad Spins dream in Big Apple
Lara Behnert is buying a little home in what she considers a small town.

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.

Windstorm slams Arctic coast towns
BARROW -- A rare summer storm bringing winds of up to 70 mph struck the Arctic coast in Barrow on Thursday and was threatening the North Slope Borough's multi-million dollar offshore dredge.

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

Seward pushes for fees on tour boats
SEWARD -- Looking for a way to raise money to pay for harbor upgrades, Seward officials are considering a fee for passengers on fishing charters and wildlife tours.

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

Hope for bay fleet?
Sen. Frank Murkowski, a vigorous opponent of commercial fishing closures in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, held out hope for the industry at a hearing Thursday in Juneau.

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.

Silver runs buoy region declared a disaster
ANCHORAGE -- Strong salmon runs spelled good news this week for Kuskokwim River and Kotzebue Sound fisheries.

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

Mining in bay pressed
The National Park Service should allow mining in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve or buy out the state university's claim to a world-class mineral deposit, says Sen. Frank Murkowski.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Around the state

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.

JDHS grad Spins dream in Big Apple
Lara Behnert is buying a little home in what she considers a small town.

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.

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.

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

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

Governor is no expert on the road
It is amazing that some Juneau citizens and some assembly members feel that all Juneau citizens should acquiesce simply because the governor has decided what he thinks is best for Juneau.

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

More details needed on road plan
I have heard and read enough from both sides about the road

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

Opposes new missile system
Nuclear free is the way to be, if Alaska is going to protect our children's future.

Word of mouth

GOP is now glad Buchanan bolted party
The following editorial appeared in Thursday's edition of the Wichita Eagle:

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

Middle-age white guys still at the top
Put George W. Bush, Al Gore, Dick Cheney and Joe Lieberman altogether and what have you got? A quartet of solid candidates with a breadth of political and life experience between them - no question about it.

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

More details needed on road plan
I have heard and read enough from both sides about the road

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

Opposes new missile system
Nuclear free is the way to be, if Alaska is going to protect our children's future.

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

GOP is now glad Buchanan bolted party
The following editorial appeared in Thursday's edition of the Wichita Eagle:

Middle-age white guys still at the top
Put George W. Bush, Al Gore, Dick Cheney and Joe Lieberman altogether and what have you got? A quartet of solid candidates with a breadth of political and life experience between them - no question about it.

Governor is no expert on the road
It is amazing that some Juneau citizens and some assembly members feel that all Juneau citizens should acquiesce simply because the governor has decided what he thinks is best for Juneau.

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

Boozer talks hoops, life at Duke
Carlos Boozer sauntered down Front Street, ducked under a low-hanging sign with his 6-foot-9 inch frame, and mused about life as a big-time college basketball player at Duke University.

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

Malchow flirts with 200 fly mark
INDIANAPOLIS -- Tom Malchow flirted with lowering his world record in the 200-meter butterfly preliminaries Friday at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials.

Oilers rally falls short in NBC loss
The Kenai Peninsula Oilers had one last chance to stay alive in the National Baseball Congress World Series Thursday night in Wichita, Kan.

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

Boozer talks hoops, life at Duke
Carlos Boozer sauntered down Front Street, ducked under a low-hanging sign with his 6-foot-9 inch frame, and mused about life as a big-time college basketball player at Duke University.

Billings rallies to beat Dimond
YAKIMA, Wash. - Pinch-hitter Travis Sherman singled in the bottom of the eighth inning and scored the winning run as Billings (Mont.) rallied for a 4-3 victory over Dimond of Anchorage (Alaska) in Thursday's opening round of the Senior Legion Northwest Regional baseball tournament.

Billings rallies to beat Dimond
YAKIMA, Wash. - Pinch-hitter Travis Sherman singled in the bottom of the eighth inning and scored the winning run as Billings (Mont.) rallied for a 4-3 victory over Dimond of Anchorage (Alaska) in Thursday's opening round of the Senior Legion Northwest Regional baseball tournament.

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.

Malchow flirts with 200 fly mark
INDIANAPOLIS -- Tom Malchow flirted with lowering his world record in the 200-meter butterfly preliminaries Friday at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials.

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.

Flynn's kick leads Hawks in State Cup
Colin Flynn's penalty kick in the second half gave the Juneau Hawks a 2-1 victory over the Cook Inlet Samurai Thursday in the first round of action from the 2000 Snickers-Alaska State Soccer Cup in Palmer.

Flynn's kick leads Hawks in State Cup
Colin Flynn's penalty kick in the second half gave the Juneau Hawks a 2-1 victory over the Cook Inlet Samurai Thursday in the first round of action from the 2000 Snickers-Alaska State Soccer Cup in Palmer.

Oilers rally falls short in NBC loss
The Kenai Peninsula Oilers had one last chance to stay alive in the National Baseball Congress World Series Thursday night in Wichita, Kan.

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