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Monday, August 21, 2000

Democrats warn classes will be crowded into the next century
WASHINGTON - Renewing its fight for smaller class sizes and new school construction, the Clinton administration reported Monday that the nation's public and private schools will open to more than 53 million children this fall the fifth straight record number.

Democrats warn classes will be crowded into the next century
WASHINGTON - Renewing its fight for smaller class sizes and new school construction, the Clinton administration reported Monday that the nation's public and private schools will open to more than 53 million children this fall the fifth straight record number.

Around town

Obituary
BILLIE D. WEST

Obituary
CHRISTINE CLAUSON BRODERSEN

Around town

Obituary
BILLIE D. WEST

Around town

Obituary
CHRISTINE CLAUSON BRODERSEN

Around town

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

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.

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.

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.

Voting locations for Juneau residents
Alaskans go to the polls Tuesday to select congressional and legislative candidates for the Nov. 7 state general election. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Local polling places are:

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.

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.

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

Senate race gets hot on Slope while Kenai facecs tough battle
One of the mostly closely watched races in Tuesday's statewide primary election is in Senate District S, which sprawls across northwestern Alaska and the North Slope.

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

Police and fire

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.

Correction
A Sunday Empire article on the new two-ballot primary election fo

Correction
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Doll's Douglas sash sends woman on search for history
Whether by fluke or by fate, Kathleen Wiest's doll has come home.

Parsons joins race for mayor
Jamie Parsons, former mayor of Juneau, said today he will run for the post again, regardless of what incumbent Mayor Dennis Egan does.

House primary offers some voters lots of choices
In primary races for the state House, empty seats are drawing the crowds.

University lands bill has little hope this session
FAIRBANKS - Legislation that would give as much as 500,000 acres of federal land to the University of Alaska has only a slim chance of passage this year, according to U.S. Rep. Don Young, but he and others say they aren't giving up on the idea.

Parsons joins race for mayor
Jamie Parsons, former mayor of Juneau, said today he will run for the post again, regardless of what incumbent Mayor Dennis Egan does.

Idaho man wins salmon derby
Wayne Sutherland has caught several large fish over the years. He caught a 64-pound king salmon on the Kenai River about seven or eight years ago, several large halibut, and even a 49-pound ling cod of which he was especially proud.

Senate race gets hot on Slope while Kenai facecs tough battle
One of the mostly closely watched races in Tuesday's statewide primary election is in Senate District S, which sprawls across northwestern Alaska and the North Slope.

Doll's Douglas sash sends woman on search for history
Whether by fluke or by fate, Kathleen Wiest's doll has come home.

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

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

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

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.

Three political novices aim to topple Don Young
ANCHORAGE - Democrats can see the writing on the wall this year: Republican Congressman Don Young's re-election looks like a slam-dunk.

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.

Voting locations for Juneau residents
Alaskans go to the polls Tuesday to select congressional and legislative candidates for the Nov. 7 state general election. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Local polling places are:

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.

Idaho man wins salmon derby
Wayne Sutherland has caught several large fish over the years. He caught a 64-pound king salmon on the Kenai River about seven or eight years ago, several large halibut, and even a 49-pound ling cod of which he was especially proud.

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
A Sunday Empire article on the new two-ballot primary election fo

House primary offers some voters lots of choices
In primary races for the state House, empty seats are drawing the crowds.

Three political novices aim to topple Don Young
ANCHORAGE - Democrats can see the writing on the wall this year: Republican Congressman Don Young's re-election looks like a slam-dunk.

University lands bill has little hope this session
FAIRBANKS - Legislation that would give as much as 500,000 acres of federal land to the University of Alaska has only a slim chance of passage this year, according to U.S. Rep. Don Young, but he and others say they aren't giving up on the idea.

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

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

Word of mouth

A visitor's opinion of Southeast's highway
Visiting Alaska from California, I just had the pleasure of traveling your ferry system from Juneau to Haines and back. From the smooth comfort, near punctuality, smiling crew and good food to the incredible views it was an extraordinary, unforgettable opportunity.

To civilize a child, try parenting them
"Why can't all of us including the media give parents more control over what their children see on TV, in the movies, on the Internet, and videogames?"

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

A visitor's opinion of Southeast's highway
Visiting Alaska from California, I just had the pleasure of traveling your ferry system from Juneau to Haines and back. From the smooth comfort, near punctuality, smiling crew and good food to the incredible views it was an extraordinary, unforgettable opportunity.

To civilize a child, try parenting them
"Why can't all of us including the media give parents more control over what their children see on TV, in the movies, on the Internet, and videogames?"

Smokey Bear turns out to be wrong
This summer's raging wildfires are throwing off political heat as well, with some Westerners blaming the mammoth blazes on reductions in timber harvesting under the Clinton administration. The not-so-subt

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

Smokey Bear turns out to be wrong
This summer's raging wildfires are throwing off political heat as well, with some Westerners blaming the mammoth blazes on reductions in timber harvesting under the Clinton administration. The not-so-subt

Word of mouth

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

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.

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.

Sports in Juneau

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.

Sports in Juneau

Juneauites tackle Alaska AIDS ride
Three Juneau residents are among the nearly 1,500 cyclists leaving Fairbanks this morning for the inaugural Alaska AIDS Vaccine Ride.

Juneau rally falls just short
ANCHORA

Sports in Juneau

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.

Juneauites tackle Alaska AIDS ride
Three Juneau residents are among the nearly 1,500 cyclists leaving Fairbanks this morning for the inaugural Alaska AIDS Vaccine Ride.

Sports in Juneau

Juneau rally falls just short
ANCHORA

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