Saturday, August 19, 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.

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,

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

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

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.

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

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.

Around the state

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Around the state

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.

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.

Police and fire
Juneau police, fire officials 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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
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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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