Sunday, August 20, 2000

Around town

Around town

Obituary
BILLIE D. WEST

Obituary
BILLIE D. WEST

Lonesome highway
EAGLE PLAINS, YUKON TERRITORY As a businessman, Stan McNevin probably couldn't have a more well-defined niche in the marketplace.

Canada's Arctic beckons travelers up the Dempster
INUVIK, NORTHWEST TERRITORIES -- Nathan Tanner characterizes the Canadian Arctic as a place where you do occasionally have to rely on others.

Canada's Arctic beckons travelers up the Dempster
INUVIK, NORTHWEST TERRITORIES -- Nathan Tanner characterizes the Canadian Arctic as a place where you do occasionally have to rely on others.

Lonesome highway
EAGLE PLAINS, YUKON TERRITORY As a businessman, Stan McNevin probably couldn't have a more well-defined niche in the marketplace.

Local race noncompetitive, but may influence fall results
If you live in Juneau, your vote for state representative in Tuesdays primary election wont decide anything. The real race for the downtown House seat will be in November, and there is no opposition for the Mendenhall Valley House seat this year.

Clean up the town: Martha Stewart is dropping by
Martha Stewart, the celebrity purveyor of good living, will visit Juneau, Ketchikan and Whitehorse this week to film segments for her television show Martha Stewart Living. Other segments will be taped later in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Clean up the town: Martha Stewart is dropping by
Martha Stewart, the celebrity purveyor of good living, will visit Juneau, Ketchikan and Whitehorse this week to film segments for her television show Martha Stewart Living. Other segments will be taped later in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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

Confusion expected during primary
Lt. Gov. Fran Ulmer said this week she expects a colorful discussion about how to handle Alaskas state primary election in the future.

Retiring a piece of history
Anchored alongside its larger Canadian cousin at the downtown Juneau dock, the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Ironwood gave no indication of its illustrious history nor its uncertain future.

Ships blowing lots of smoke
Alaska regulators say theyve caught almost one in five cruise ships polluting Juneaus air.

Ships blowing lots of smoke
Alaska regulators say theyve caught almost one in five cruise ships polluting Juneaus air.

Confusion expected during primary
Lt. Gov. Fran Ulmer said this week she expects a colorful discussion about how to handle Alaskas state primary election in the future.

Local race noncompetitive, but may influence fall results
If you live in Juneau, your vote for state representative in Tuesdays primary election wont decide anything. The real race for the downtown House seat will be in November, and there is no opposition for the Mendenhall Valley House seat this year.

Thousands of farmed salmon escape in B.C., worry Alaskans
A recent escape of thousands of farmed Atlantic salmon in British Columbia has refueled Alaskas concerns about mixing non-native species with wild salmon.

Slow, sleepy salmon derby enters final day
The Golden North Salmon Derby saw its biggest fish turned in since 1990 on Friday, but by the time the derby shut down Saturday night things were moving much slower.

Retiring a piece of history
Anchored alongside its larger Canadian cousin at the downtown Juneau dock, the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Ironwood gave no indication of its illustrious history nor its uncertain future.

Correction
Due to a reporting error, a story in

Thousands of farmed salmon escape in B.C., worry Alaskans
A recent escape of thousands of farmed Atlantic salmon in British Columbia has refueled Alaskas concerns about mixing non-native species with wild salmon.

Correction
Due to a reporting error, a story in

Slow, sleepy salmon derby enters final day
The Golden North Salmon Derby saw its biggest fish turned in since 1990 on Friday, but by the time the derby shut down Saturday night things were moving much slower.

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

Braving an obscenity-free holdup
Sometimes I am so darned proud to be an American that I have to lean over and hold my stomach.

Word of mouth

Candor and the Kursk
The following editorial appeared in Saturdays Washington Post:

Word of mouth

A place the old-timers dont recognize anymore
The times they are a changing! How many of you old-timers ever thought you would see "No Trespass" signs on Admiralty and Chichagof islands? And how many of you thought you would see miles of clear-cut scars on these same islands, and also

Braving an obscenity-free holdup
Sometimes I am so darned proud to be an American that I have to lean over and hold my stomach.

A place the old-timers dont recognize anymore
The times they are a changing! How many of you old-timers ever thought you would see "No Trespass" signs on Admiralty and Chichagof islands? And how many of you thought you would see miles of clear-cut scars on these same islands, and also

Candor and the Kursk
The following editorial appeared in Saturdays Washington Post:

Sports in Juneau

Sports in Juneau

Juneau rally falls just short
ANCHORA

Sitka, Ketchikan fall on second leg of road trips
The Nikiski High School football team penned up the Sitka Wolves Saturday, taking a 35-0 victory in a Great Land Conference game Saturday at Nikiski.

Juneau rally falls just short
ANCHORA

Sitka, Ketchikan fall on second leg of road trips
The Nikiski High School football team penned up the Sitka Wolves Saturday, taking a 35-0 victory in a Great Land Conference game Saturday at Nikiski.

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