Thursday, August 17, 2000

Barak: Palestinian state in exchange for end of conflict
JERUSALEM - Israel would agree to creation of a Palestinian state if the Palestinians end their conflict with Israel, Prime Minister Ehud Barak said Thursday in his clearest reference yet to statehood.

Recall creates shortage of tires; manufacturers scramble to fill
DETROIT - Owners of the 15-inch Firestone tires under recall may have to wait several weeks for replacements because the recall apparently created a nationwide shortage.

Barak: Palestinian state in exchange for end of conflict
JERUSALEM - Israel would agree to creation of a Palestinian state if the Palestinians end their conflict with Israel, Prime Minister Ehud Barak said Thursday in his clearest reference yet to statehood.

Recall creates shortage of tires; manufacturers scramble to fill
DETROIT - Owners of the 15-inch Firestone tires under recall may have to wait several weeks for replacements because the recall apparently created a nationwide shortage.

What everyone seeks in their ornamentals
The next big wave of summer color is breaking over the local landscape now, sp

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What everyone seeks in their ornamentals
The next big wave of summer color is breaking over the local landscape now, sp

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Weddings
ANDREW WACHMANN, CHRISTINE TATHAM, ART DUNN, SANDRA BAXTER

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Obituary
BRIAN W. SCHULTZ

Pet of the week

Honors
The Tlingit Haida Central Council has announced the graduation of the following higher education students who achieved a 3.0 or better GPA during the 1999-2000 academic year:

Honors
The Tlingit Haida Central Council has announced the graduation of the following higher education students who achieved a 3.0 or better GPA during the 1999-2000 academic year:

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Wedding
JAMI ORSBORN, DAN HANSON

Weddings
ANDREW WACHMANN, CHRISTINE TATHAM, ART DUNN, SANDRA BAXTER

Around town

Obituary
BRIAN W. SCHULTZ

Wedding
JAMI ORSBORN, DAN HANSON

Around town

Pet of the week

A sense of ethos
For some classical musicians, the call of rock n roll is irresistible.

Mixing folk,bluegrass and a honeymoon
A pair of newlywed old-time musicians will play a concert next week while honeymooning in Juneau.

Tribes gather for local Pow Wow
More than a dozen groups of Native American dancers and drummers will be performing in Juneau in a few weeks.

Simon Taylor: Finding the deep side of the music
Monsters bass player: Simon Taylor is the bass pla

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A sense of ethos
For some classical musicians, the call of rock n roll is irresistible.

Calendar
Movies

Briefly

Simon Taylor: Finding the deep side of the music
Monsters bass player: Simon Taylor is the bass pla

Tribes gather for local Pow Wow
More than a dozen groups of Native American dancers and drummers will be performing in Juneau in a few weeks.

Mixing folk,bluegrass and a honeymoon
A pair of newlywed old-time musicians will play a concert next week while honeymooning in Juneau.

Dems gain Gore's ear
LOS ANGELES An Alaska labor leaders threat to withhold his vote for Al Gore paid off Wednesday when he was granted a meeting with a top Gore aide to discuss natural resource development on the states federal land.

Tough sell in Alaska
LOS ANGELES Alaska delegates didnt carry through on their threat Tuesday to vote against the Democratic platform to protest a plank against development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and the Tongass National Forest.

Company charged in death of worker
ANCHORAGE A Washington engineering company and its owner were arraigned Wednesday in Superior Court on manslaughter charges in the death of an employee killed in an avalanche near Cordova.

Officials urge parents to enroll new students soon
Kathy Lorenz, who moved here from Sitka this summer, watched the Juneau School Districts cable television channel to know when to register her two daughters for classes.

Alaska delegates back off ANWR protest
LOS ANGELES Alaska delegates didnt carry through on their threat Tuesday to vote against the Democratic platform to protest a plank against development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and the Tongass National Forest.

Company charged in death of worker
ANCHORAGE A Washington engineering company and its owner were arraigned Wednesday in Superior Court on manslaughter charges in the death of an employee killed in an avalanche near Cordova.

Deadline delayed for comments on new whale rules
The deadline has been extended for commenting on proposed federal whalewatching rules.

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Alaska delegates back off ANWR protest
LOS ANGELES Alaska delegates didnt carry through on their threat Tuesday to vote against the Democratic platform to protest a plank against development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and the Tongass National Forest.

Dems gain Gore's ear
LOS ANGELES An Alaska labor leaders threat to withhold his vote for Al Gore paid off Wednesday when he was granted a meeting with a top Gore aide to discuss natural resource development on the states federal land.

Local bank's stock at all-time high
ANCHORAGE - Juneau-based Alaska Pacific Bancshare Inc.s stock climbed 21 percent this past week, closing Tuesday at an all-time high of $12.25 a share.

Ferry fan fights to save historic boat
SEATTLE In its heyday, the Kalakala ferry was considered a technological marvel. Passengers in the 1930s delighted in its electric lights, its telegraph machine and its slick art deco looks.

Tour operators question creation of fake whale
Local charter boat captains say they are skeptical of a colleagues claim that he created a fake whale to ensure tourists had a positive whale-sighting experience, but most agree that if he did, it was a big mistake.

Egan Drive repaving remains on time, weather permitting
Construction work on Egan Drive is on schedule, but weather still could be a problem, said Soc Kreuzenstein, construction project manager for the state Department of Transportation.

Egan Drive repaving remains on time, weather permitting
Construction work on Egan Drive is on schedule, but weather still could be a problem, said Soc Kreuzenstein, construction project manager for the state Department of Transportation.

Docents' toolbox: Facts, props, wit
Docents are the middlemen of culture, the joking, back-slapping salesmen who act as intermediaries between dusty artifacts and fidgeting, often reluctant, culture consumers who have buses or cruise ships to catch.

Around the state

Deadline delayed for comments on new whale rules
The deadline has been extended for commenting on proposed federal whalewatching rules.

Around the state
Knowles looks to market state's natural gas

Aphid attacks spread in Juneau
The tallest tree in DeeAnn Grummetts yard has fallen prey to one of the smallest animals in the forest.

Poe's departure leaves 3 empty seats in Knowles' cabinet
State Administration Commissioner Bob Poe has been selected as the new executive director of the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority, a quasi-independent public corporation that assists businesses.

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

AK Discovery sold to California firm
He sold his business, but he hasnt sold out.

Officials urge parents to enroll new students soon
Kathy Lorenz, who moved here from Sitka this summer, watched the Juneau School Districts cable television channel to know when to register her two daughters for classes.

State: Tax cap lawsuit filed too late
ANCHORAGE The state says a lawsuit filed last month to remove the property tax-cap initiative from the November ballot was brought too late and should be dismissed.

Poe's departure leaves 3 empty seats in Knowles' cabinet
State Administration Commissioner Bob Poe has been selected as the new executive director of the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority, a quasi-independent public corporation that assists businesses.

Weak red runs hit Kenai hard
SOLDOTNA Kenai Peninsula lawmakers say many families that rely on Cook Inlet red salmon for a living wont be able to pay their bills this winter without public assistance.

Tough sell in Alaska
LOS ANGELES Alaska delegates didnt carry through on their threat Tuesday to vote against the Democratic platform to protest a plank against development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and the Tongass National Forest.

Weak red runs hit Kenai hard
SOLDOTNA Kenai Peninsula lawmakers say many families that rely on Cook Inlet red salmon for a living wont be able to pay their bills this winter without public assistance.

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

Ferry fan fights to save historic boat
SEATTLE In its heyday, the Kalakala ferry was considered a technological marvel. Passengers in the 1930s delighted in its electric lights, its telegraph machine and its slick art deco looks.

AK Discovery sold to California firm
He sold his business, but he hasnt sold out.

Docents' toolbox: Facts, props, wit
Docents are the middlemen of culture, the joking, back-slapping salesmen who act as intermediaries between dusty artifacts and fidgeting, often reluctant, culture consumers who have buses or cruise ships to catch.

Local bank's stock at all-time high
ANCHORAGE - Juneau-based Alaska Pacific Bancshare Inc.s stock climbed 21 percent this past week, closing Tuesday at an all-time high of $12.25 a share.

Aphid attacks spread in Juneau
The tallest tree in DeeAnn Grummetts yard has fallen prey to one of the smallest animals in the forest.

State: Tax cap lawsuit filed too late
ANCHORAGE The state says a lawsuit filed last month to remove the property tax-cap initiative from the November ballot was brought too late and should be dismissed.

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

Tour operators question creation of fake whale
Local charter boat captains say they are skeptical of a colleagues claim that he created a fake whale to ensure tourists had a positive whale-sighting experience, but most agree that if he did, it was a big mistake.

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

Around the state
Knowles looks to market state's natural gas

Close some commercial king crab areas
An article July 21 quoted a person with commercial interest in the king crab fishery as saying that some personal fishers want commercial crab fishing stopped in Unit 11A because th

Convention road goes on and on and on
Im in a taxi, somewhere in Los Angeles. Or it could be Oklahoma. We just passed, I swear, some oil rigs.

The difference between race and ethniciy
The recent selection of Senator Joseph Lieberman as Democrat Al Gores running mate is truly a revolutionary step in multicultural America. It is a celebration of democracy not only for ethnic minorities and foreign-born immigrants in the United States, but also for all Americans.

RIP: Society's lost sense of decency
The gravestone will read: Born: 1776. Died: Sometime in the 1990s.

Airport, dike trail can exist together in peace
Thank you for publishing the article on the airport dike trail. (Laurie Ferguson Craig, Juneau Empire, July 28, 2000). This is the best article I have read summarizing the benefits of Juneaus most-used trail.

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Airport, dike trail can exist together in peace
Thank you for publishing the article on the airport dike trail. (Laurie Ferguson Craig, Juneau Empire, July 28, 2000). This is the best article I have read summarizing the benefits of Juneaus most-used trail.

Close some commercial king crab areas
An article July 21 quoted a person with commercial interest in the king crab fishery as saying that some personal fishers want commercial crab fishing stopped in Unit 11A because th

President Clinton's valedictory speech
The following editorial appeared in the Providence Journal on Wednesday, 8-16: President Clintons 50-minute-plus valedictory Monday night at the Democratic National Convention was an emotional, at times rousing, farewell. But he did very little to make the case for voters to choose Al Gore over George W. Bush. At stake, after all, is the future, not the past.

Seeking new ideas
The following editorial appeared in todays edition of the Chicago Tribune: Al Gore gets his chance tonight to r

Word of mouth
Word of Mouth gives readers a forum to express opinions on a variety of issues by telephone. Calls must be limited to one minute and we reserve the right to edit calls for clarity, length and libel. The number to call in 586-4636. Then press 8255 to leave your message.

RIP: Society's lost sense of decency
The gravestone will read: Born: 1776. Died: Sometime in the 1990s.

The difference between race and ethniciy
The recent selection of Senator Joseph Lieberman as Democrat Al Gores running mate is truly a revolutionary step in multicultural America. It is a celebration of democracy not only for ethnic minorities and foreign-born immigrants in the United States, but also for all Americans.

Word of mouth
Word of Mouth gives readers a forum to express opinions on a variety of issues by telephone. Calls must be limited to one minute and we reserve the right to edit calls for clarity, length and libel. The number to call in 586-4636. Then press 8255 to leave your message.

Alaska judges can't speak to interest groups
The Empire reprinted an editorial on July 28 that originally appeared in the Washington Post. That editorial condemned judges for being guests at seminars put on by special interest groups. Your readers sh

Seeking new ideas
The following editorial appeared in todays edition of the Chicago Tribune: Al Gore gets his chance tonight to r

Word of mouth

Convention road goes on and on and on
Im in a taxi, somewhere in Los Angeles. Or it could be Oklahoma. We just passed, I swear, some oil rigs.

President Clinton's valedictory speech
The following editorial appeared in the Providence Journal on Wednesday, 8-16: President Clintons 50-minute-plus valedictory Monday night at the Democratic National Convention was an emotional, at times rousing, farewell. But he did very little to make the case for voters to choose Al Gore over George W. Bush. At stake, after all, is the future, not the past.

Alaska judges can't speak to interest groups
The Empire reprinted an editorial on July 28 that originally appeared in the Washington Post. That editorial condemned judges for being guests at seminars put on by special interest groups. Your readers sh

King fishing slows; coho, halibut steady
The 2000 Golden North Salmon Derby has nearly arrived. While coho and halibut fishing remain decent at 10 rod hours per fish in the Juneau area, catch rates for king salmon decreased last week.

King fishing slows; coho, halibut steady
The 2000 Golden North Salmon Derby has nearly arrived. While coho and halibut fishing remain decent at 10 rod hours per fish in the Juneau area, catch rates for king salmon decreased last week.

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