Friday, August 18, 2000

Disease, floods kill 70, sicken hundreds in India
GAUHATI, India - Waterborne diseases and flooding rivers caused by seasonal monsoon rains have killed at least 70 people and sickened hundreds in India over the past week, authorities and news reports said Friday.

Disease, floods kill 70, sicken hundreds in India
GAUHATI, India - Waterborne diseases and flooding rivers caused by seasonal monsoon rains have killed at least 70 people and sickened hundreds in India over the past week, authorities and news reports said Friday.

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.

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.

Grant funds Treadmil improvements
History buffs and hikers can look forward to new interpretive signs along the Treadwell Historic Trail near Sandy Beach thanks to Mike Miller, the Alaska Conservation Foundation and the Taku Conservation Society.

Do we have the ability to not all think alike?
If you were to name the single most important driving force of political decision-making in recent history in this country and around the world, it would have to be religious fundamentalism. In her new book,

Weddings
MAT SCHROWE, LILLIAN JOHNNIE, DE MARIE BROWN, JEREMY JASON KOSTENKO, TIFFANY DUVAL, DON KENT

Around town

Best bets
Rock'n'roll and old-time music are your best bets for the week ahead.

Wedding
JAMI ORSBORN, DAN HANSON

Do we have the ability to not all think alike?
If you were to name the single most important driving force of political decision-making in recent history in this country and around the world, it would have to be religious fundamentalism. In her new book,

Around town

Weddings
MAT SCHROWE, LILLIAN JOHNNIE, DE MARIE BROWN, JEREMY JASON KOSTENKO, TIFFANY DUVAL, DON KENT

Wedding
JAMI ORSBORN, DAN HANSON

Around town

Around town

Best bets
Rock'n'roll and old-time music are your best bets for the week ahead.

Grant funds Treadmil improvements
History buffs and hikers can look forward to new interpretive signs along the Treadwell Historic Trail near Sandy Beach thanks to Mike Miller, the Alaska Conservation Foundation and the Taku Conservation Society.

Briefly

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

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

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

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.

Briefly

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

Calendar
Movies

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

Calendar
Movies

Flood warnings dropped while river levels fall in Tanana Vally
FAIRBANKS - Water levels are receding along rivers in the Tanana Valley, easing the worries of nearby residents. Flood warnings on the Chena, Salcha and Tanana rivers were lifted Wednesday.

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.

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

Hyder students get to stay in U.S., skip B.C. classes
For the first time in 59 years, Hyder students won't have to cross the border to go to school.

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.

Even sun comes out for derby
The fishermen, and women, were lined up at the Douglas Harbor Derby Station more than 30 minutes before today's 7:30 a.m. official opening time, patiently waiting to get their Golden North Salmon Derby tickets validated so they could start a long weekend of fishing.

Hyder students get to stay in U.S., skip B.C. classes
For the first time in 59 years, Hyder students won't have to cross the border to go to school.

Green groups appeal tours
Concerned about rapidly increasing air traffic, two Haines-based conservation organizations have appealed a state decision that allows a company to expand tours at Glacier Point.

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

Flood warnings dropped while river levels fall in Tanana Vally
FAIRBANKS - Water levels are receding along rivers in the Tanana Valley, easing the worries of nearby residents. Flood warnings on the Chena, Salcha and Tanana rivers were lifted Wednesday.

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.

Soldier-stepdad portrayed by defense as loving father
FAIRBANKS - A soldier at Fort Wainwright charged in court-martial proceedings for the death of his 4-year-old stepson is being portrayed by defense lawyers as a loving father.

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.

Little dudes schooled by skateboard vet
Sonny Pittman twists in the air, 12 feet over the cement floor, one hand directing the skateboard that flies with him.

Around the state

Around the state

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.

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

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

Around the state

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.

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.

Little dudes schooled by skateboard vet
Sonny Pittman twists in the air, 12 feet over the cement floor, one hand directing the skateboard that flies with him.

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

Soldier-stepdad portrayed by defense as loving father
FAIRBANKS - A soldier at Fort Wainwright charged in court-martial proceedings for the death of his 4-year-old stepson is being portrayed by defense lawyers as a loving father.

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.

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

Green groups appeal tours
Concerned about rapidly increasing air traffic, two Haines-based conservation organizations have appealed a state decision that allows a company to expand tours at Glacier Point.

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.

Even sun comes out for derby
The fishermen, and women, were lined up at the Douglas Harbor Derby Station more than 30 minutes before today's 7:30 a.m. official opening time, patiently waiting to get their Golden North Salmon Derby tickets validated so they could start a long weekend of fishing.

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.

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

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.

Around the state

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.

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.

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.

Word of mouth

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

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

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.

A lot of wildfires and political hot air
The Grisly Saloon is an oasis; it meets all the criteria: Shelter from the weather, whatever it might be, and refreshment for body and soul.

Cruise line restriction not enough to protect some
The Southeast Empire August 2000 article titled "Cruise lines agree to restri

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

A lot of wildfires and political hot air
The Grisly Saloon is an oasis; it meets all the criteria: Shelter from the weather, whatever it might be, and refreshment for body and soul.

Word of mouth

Cruise line restriction not enough to protect some
The Southeast Empire August 2000 article titled "Cruise lines agree to restri

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

Gore as his 'own man'
The following editorial exerpt appeared in today's edition of the Washington Post: "I stand here tonight as my own man," Al Gore declared Thursday night, "and I want you to know me for who I truly am." In what had been

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

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.

Gore as his 'own man'
The following editorial exerpt appeared in today's edition of the Washington Post: "I stand here tonight as my own man," Al Gore declared Thursday night, "and I want you to know me for who I truly am." In what had been

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

Bears face season of change
The landscape has changed dramatically for this year's high school football season, not just for the Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears but all around the state.

Sports in Juneau

Sports in Juneau

Bears face season of change
The landscape has changed dramatically for this year's high school football season, not just for the Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears but all around the state.

Sports in Juneau

Sports in Juneau

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