Tuesday, August 15, 2000

Around the clock
Under the National Bank of Alaskas Home$tart Saving Program, every dollar prospective homebuyers save is matched by $3.

Fueling Inuvik's economy
INUVIK, NORTHWEST TERRITORIES Inuvik, the Arctic town that government built, could come to be known for its industry.

Elk farming thriving in Alaska
DELTA JUNCTION -- Scott Millers steps quickened as he led a group of visitors to the pen holding the best things on his farm. At the far end stood three bull elk, their bodies well-fleshed, the crowns of their antlers pointing skyward.

Business profile
Title and firm: Manager, Sweetpeas Consignment Shop

Business profile
Title and firm: Manager, Sweetpeas Consignment Shop

Around the clock
Under the National Bank of Alaskas Home$tart Saving Program, every dollar prospective homebuyers save is matched by $3.

Fueling Inuvik's economy
INUVIK, NORTHWEST TERRITORIES Inuvik, the Arctic town that government built, could come to be known for its industry.

Peninsula seeking fishery disaster assistance
Public officials on the Kenai Peninsula have asked Gov. Tony Knowles to consider expanding his fishery disaster declaration to include those hurt by this year's poor Cook Inlet red salmon returns.

Elk farming thriving in Alaska
DELTA JUNCTION -- Scott Millers steps quickened as he led a group of visitors to the pen holding the best things on his farm. At the far end stood three bull elk, their bodies well-fleshed, the crowns of their antlers pointing skyward.

Peninsula seeking fishery disaster assistance
Public officials on the Kenai Peninsula have asked Gov. Tony Knowles to consider expanding his fishery disaster declaration to include those hurt by this year's poor Cook Inlet red salmon returns.

Tropical storm churns toward Baja, rain across northern Mexico
MEXICO CITY -- Tropical Storm Ileana churned past the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula Tuesday and headed out to sea, while tropical storm Beryl moved inland, dumping rain on Texas and northern Mexico as it weakened.

Negotiator says hostages held in Philippine jungle will be freed
ZAMBOANGA, Philippines A key negotiator said Monday that Muslim rebels holding Westerners and Asians in a Philippine jungle will release nine hostages within two days.

Tropical storm churns toward Baja, rain across northern Mexico
MEXICO CITY -- Tropical Storm Ileana churned past the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula Tuesday and headed out to sea, while tropical storm Beryl moved inland, dumping rain on Texas and northern Mexico as it weakened.

Negotiator says hostages held in Philippine jungle will be freed
ZAMBOANGA, Philippines A key negotiator said Monday that Muslim rebels holding Westerners and Asians in a Philippine jungle will release nine hostages within two days.

Around town

Around town

Around town

Around town

U.S. team finds bomber in Russia 56 years after crash
MOSCOW The U.S. Navy bomber Ventura lifted off from Alaska's Aleutian Islands into a snowstorm on March 25, 1944, heading for a sortie over northern Japan, and disappeared for 56 years.

Volunteers, cops jump-start policing in neighborhoods
Admitting that community policing has lapsed in the last few years, a group of volunteers and officers is working to revive the collaborative, police-and-neighbors project.

U.S. team finds bomber in Russia 56 years after crash
MOSCOW The U.S. Navy bomber Ventura lifted off from Alaska's Aleutian Islands into a snowstorm on March 25, 1944, heading for a sortie over northern Japan, and disappeared for 56 years.

Judge calls for study on whales
SOLDOTNA The state Department of Natural Resources must conduct a thorough study of the effects of oil and gas development on beluga whales before leasing 500,000 acres of key whale habitat in Cook Inlet, an Anchorage judge has ordered.

Around the state

Anderson makes run for city seat
Juneau small-business owner Dale Anderson has filed a petition with the city clerk to get himself on the Oct. 3 ballot.

Senate race: Test of travel
The five Democrats competing for the District C state Senate seat face a difficult race, not because of their opponents, but because the geography of the 600-mile-long district makes campaigning a challenge.

Feds deny request to appeal trawl decision
FAIRBANKS The U.S. Department of Justice won't appeal a court decision that banned, at least temporarily, most of the groundfish harvests along the western Gulf of Alaska and the Aleutian Islands.

Police and fire

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

Senate race: Test of travel
The five Democrats competing for the District C state Senate seat face a difficult race, not because of their opponents, but because the geography of the 600-mile-long district makes campaigning a challenge.

Crash report holds pilots responsible
The first of three helicopters to crash on Herbert Glacier last September went down because the pilot flew into poor weather for which he was not prepared.

Police and fire

Time to scale back?
Southeast Alaska fishermen are concerned the state will rob Peter without paying Paul in its search for answers to low salmon runs in Western Alaska.

Choice varies in SE races
Some Southeast Alaska voters will have more choices than others when they head to the primary election polls Aug. 22.

Deformed frogs found in Kenai wildlife refuge
KENAI Scientists have found increasing numbers of deformed frogs on the Kenai Peninsula, raising concerns about pollution that could affect people.

Around the state

Word of mouth

Raises stall city union contract
The city workers union wants $600,000 in raises, but says city negotiators claims of poverty have driven the union to declare an impasse.

Raises stall city union contract
The city workers union wants $600,000 in raises, but says city negotiators claims of poverty have driven the union to declare an impasse.

Agency urged to provide more aid to struggling seafood plant
ANCHORAGE A state lending agency is being urged by lawmakers and members of the Alaska business community to provide $15 million more in financing to keep a local seafood plant running here.

PBS show spotlights lighthouses
The Juneau Lighthouse Association will hold a work party at the Five Finger Lighthouse this weekend and public TV will be there filming.

AK reps soften dispute
LOS ANGELES -- Alaska delegates to the Democratic National Convention got down to work today, ready to campaign for Al Gore despite major policy differences.

Choice varies in SE races
Some Southeast Alaska voters will have more choices than others when they head to the primary election polls Aug. 22.

Village wants fuel cell
FAIRBANKS -- A steady stream of natural gas will soon start flowing to Nuiqsut.

Volunteers, cops jump-start policing in neighborhoods
Admitting that community policing has lapsed in the last few years, a group of volunteers and officers is working to revive the collaborative, police-and-neighbors project.

Boys, Girls Club offers new kids' hangout
To the sounds of reggae music and clicking pool balls, 11-year-old Devon Bliss shoots baskets. He uses three balls, letting them roll down the slide beneath the indoor hoop, catching them and shooting again in a constant cycle.

Word of mouth

Judge calls for study on whales
SOLDOTNA The state Department of Natural Resources must conduct a thorough study of the effects of oil and gas development on beluga whales before leasing 500,000 acres of key whale habitat in Cook Inlet, an Anchorage judge has ordered.

Anderson makes run for city seat
Juneau small-business owner Dale Anderson has filed a petition with the city clerk to get himself on the Oct. 3 ballot.

PBS show spotlights lighthouses
The Juneau Lighthouse Association will hold a work party at the Five Finger Lighthouse this weekend and public TV will be there filming.

Feds deny request to appeal trawl decision
FAIRBANKS The U.S. Department of Justice won't appeal a court decision that banned, at least temporarily, most of the groundfish harvests along the western Gulf of Alaska and the Aleutian Islands.

AK reps soften dispute
LOS ANGELES -- Alaska delegates to the Democratic National Convention got down to work today, ready to campaign for Al Gore despite major policy differences.

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

Village wants fuel cell
FAIRBANKS -- A steady stream of natural gas will soon start flowing to Nuiqsut.

Crash report holds pilots responsible
The first of three helicopters to crash on Herbert Glacier last September went down because the pilot flew into poor weather for which he was not prepared.

Boys, Girls Club offers new kids' hangout
To the sounds of reggae music and clicking pool balls, 11-year-old Devon Bliss shoots baskets. He uses three balls, letting them roll down the slide beneath the indoor hoop, catching them and shooting again in a constant cycle.

Time to scale back?
Southeast Alaska fishermen are concerned the state will rob Peter without paying Paul in its search for answers to low salmon runs in Western Alaska.

Deformed frogs found in Kenai wildlife refuge
KENAI Scientists have found increasing numbers of deformed frogs on the Kenai Peninsula, raising concerns about pollution that could affect people.

Alaska reps oppose party's resources plank
LOS ANGELES A Democratic Party platform plank calling for protection of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge from oil drilling and the Tongass National Forest from logging was added minutes before the final deadline, upsetting some Alaska delegates.

Agency urged to provide more aid to struggling seafood plant
ANCHORAGE A state lending agency is being urged by lawmakers and members of the Alaska business community to provide $15 million more in financing to keep a local seafood plant running here.

Alaska reps oppose party's resources plank
LOS ANGELES A Democratic Party platform plank calling for protection of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge from oil drilling and the Tongass National Forest from logging was added minutes before the final deadline, upsetting some Alaska delegates.

Prizes for those political performances
The paparazzi have finished capturing countless images of celebrity politicians waving to the crowds as they stroll

Word of mouth

Prizes for those political performances
The paparazzi have finished capturing countless images of celebrity politicians waving to the crowds as they stroll

What influence do lobbyists?
The following editorial appeared in Sundays edition of the Anch

Firestones cover-up unraveled like its tires
Millions of Americans are cruising around on Firestone tires that could unexpectedly blow to smithereens, a fact known to the manufacturer but withheld from the public.

Word of mouth

Word of mouth

Pat Buchanan commits another folly
LOS ANGELES When that list of the 100 funniest movies came out recent

Firestones cover-up unraveled like its tires
Millions of Americans are cruising around on Firestone tires that could unexpectedly blow to smithereens, a fact known to the manufacturer but withheld from the public.

Word of mouth

Goodbye from a reporter
I wish I could pack all of you up in my luggage and take you with me.

Pat Buchanan commits another folly
LOS ANGELES When that list of the 100 funniest movies came out recent

What influence do lobbyists?
The following editorial appeared in Sundays edition of the Anch

Goodbye from a reporter
I wish I could pack all of you up in my luggage and take you with me.

Juneau team falls short in title games
Two boys soccer teams from Juneau made it the finals of the Alaska State Soccer Cup in Palmer Sunday, but came up short of winning state titles.

Juneau team falls short in title games
Two boys soccer teams from Juneau made it the finals of the Alaska State Soccer Cup in Palmer Sunday, but came up short of winning state titles.

Hall fastest in 50 free prelims
INDIANAPOLIS Gary Hall Jr. allowed himself the relative luxury of taking six breaths in the 50-meter freestyle preliminaries at the U.S. Olympic swim trials Monday.

Thompson bows out of 50 free
INDIANAPOLIS Jenny Thompson dropped out of Tuesdays episode of The Jenny and Dara Show, leaving Dara Torres and Amy Van Dyken battling for supremacy in the 50-meter freestyle at the U.S. Olympic trials.

Thompson bows out of 50 free
INDIANAPOLIS Jenny Thompson dropped out of Tuesdays episode of The Jenny and Dara Show, leaving Dara Torres and Amy Van Dyken battling for supremacy in the 50-meter freestyle at the U.S. Olympic trials.

Hall fastest in 50 free prelims
INDIANAPOLIS Gary Hall Jr. allowed himself the relative luxury of taking six breaths in the 50-meter freestyle preliminaries at the U.S. Olympic swim trials Monday.

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