Friday, August 25, 2000

Study finds state parks endangered nationwide
WASHINGTON - Sprawling cities and shrinking funds are endangering state parks across the country, according to a study released Friday that calls for creating buffers between developed areas and parks.

Study finds state parks endangered nationwide
WASHINGTON - Sprawling cities and shrinking funds are endangering state parks across the country, according to a study released Friday that calls for creating buffers between developed areas and parks.

Making the most of the new year
The end of August marks the beginning of a new year. Families prepare. Teachers head back. Students return. School begins. For many the whole tempo of life changes

Making the most of the new year
The end of August marks the beginning of a new year. Families prepare. Teachers head back. Students return. School begins. For many the whole tempo of life changes

Obituaries
DALE DENNIS ST. CLAIR, SCOTT LORNE DAVIS

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Obituaries
DALE DENNIS ST. CLAIR, SCOTT LORNE DAVIS

Briefs

FYI

Best Bets
Gardens, guitars and a guest filmmaker are this weekend's best bets.

Thank you

Around town

Wedding
ALICE QUINN KOHLER, RICHARD ALLYN HOSELY III

Around town

Thank you

Around town

Around town

Best Bets
Gardens, guitars and a guest filmmaker are this weekend's best bets.

Briefs

Wedding
ALICE QUINN KOHLER, RICHARD ALLYN HOSELY III

Briefly

Miah Lager: An artist sparking reflection
Making people think: Miah Lager, 21, grew up in Juneau and has pursued art since her childhood. She is a visual artist, although the presentation of some of her works has crossed over into performance art. Painting is her first

Calendar

Youth choir holds tryoutsd for season
Young singers are invited to audition for the Alaska Youth Choir.

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About more than just beer
No beer commercial is ever made in the movie called "The Beer Commercial."

About more than just beer
No beer commercial is ever made in the movie called "The Beer Commercial."

Calendar

Youth choir holds tryoutsd for season
Young singers are invited to audition for the Alaska Youth Choir.

Guitarist a master of Latin music
His lyrics may be in Spanish, but his guitar speaks the universal language of music.

State photo show seeks new entries
Photographs of a gleaming 'dozer blade, a curious raven and a humble snow shovel have graced the walls of the Alaska State Museum as part of Alaska Positive.

Miah Lager: An artist sparking reflection
Making people think: Miah Lager, 21, grew up in Juneau and has pursued art since her childhood. She is a visual artist, although the presentation of some of her works has crossed over into performance art. Painting is her first

State photo show seeks new entries
Photographs of a gleaming 'dozer blade, a curious raven and a humble snow shovel have graced the walls of the Alaska State Museum as part of Alaska Positive.

Guitarist a master of Latin music
His lyrics may be in Spanish, but his guitar speaks the universal language of music.

It's official: 16% voted in primary

Martha Stewart breezes through
Celebrity TV host Martha Stewart blew through Juneau on Tuesday and Wednesday, stopping randomly, as far as anyone could tell to shop and videotape segments for a one-hour "Martha Stewart Living" show slated to air in late September.

Duncan named commissioner of administration
Jim Duncan, who represented Juneau for 24 years in the state Legislature, was appointed commissioner of administration today by Gov. Tony Knowles.

Gov. Knowles lambasts Carter for plan to shut down ANWR
Gov. Tony Knowles scolded former President Jimmy Carter Thursday for proposing to make a national monument and protected wilderness of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge coastal plain.

Carter pushes to make ANWR a monument

It's official: 16% voted in primary

Martha Stewart breezes through
Celebrity TV host Martha Stewart blew through Juneau on Tuesday and Wednesday, stopping randomly, as far as anyone could tell to shop and videotape segments for a one-hour "Martha Stewart Living" show slated to air in late September.

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

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

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

Smith to run, Egan won't
Juneau Mayor Dennis Egan won't seek reelection in a race that features more candidates than the other assembly races combined.

Briefly
Injured teen returns home after car crash

New sewers may triple cost to home owners
Wetlands State Game Refuge at the Bonnie Brae outfall pipe, Mueller said. The city also has detected high concentrations of bacteria found in human waste in nearby streams and roadside ditches, presumably from septic systems, Mueller said.

Feds hit cruise line with $55K fine, cite others
Federal regulators have slapped Carnival Cruise Lines with a $55,000 fine for violating air quality standards in Juneau a year ago.

Survivors found after Peninsula airplane crash
Rescuers today found two survivors in a small plane that crashed Wednesday night in a mountainous area of the Alaska Peninsula.

City slate gains three
The city clerk received and certified nominating petitions Thursday for Southeast Alaska Conservation Council director Marc Wheeler, Teamsters business agent Tim Sunday and state Department of Labor microcomputer technician Sam Dapcevich to join the race for Juneau Assembly seats.

Car crash fatal to 17-year-old
A Juneau teen-ager was killed in a roll-over accident Wednesday evening on the Glenn Highway.

Survivors found after Peninsula airplane crash
Rescuers today found two survivors in a small plane that crashed Wednesday night in a mountainous area of the Alaska Peninsula.

Briefly
Injured teen returns home after car crash

JDHS scores higher
Juneau students did better than the state average on the state high school graduation exam, particularly in math, according to the Juneau School District.

The man to call for bear woes
When a bear is strolling down the salad bar at the salmon bake, when a bear is chomping on a loaf of fresh bread in the back seat of the car you parked in your garage, or when a bear is scattering steak bones from the Dumpster, who ya gonna call?

One out of four survives plane crash
KING SALMON -- The pilot and a passenger were killed when a Cessna 180 crashed into the side of a mountain in bad weather. Another passenger later died of her injuries, the Coast Guard said Thursday.

New sewers may triple cost to home owners
Wetlands State Game Refuge at the Bonnie Brae outfall pipe, Mueller said. The city also has detected high concentrations of bacteria found in human waste in nearby streams and roadside ditches, presumably from septic systems, Mueller said.

City slate gains three
The city clerk received and certified nominating petitions Thursday for Southeast Alaska Conservation Council director Marc Wheeler, Teamsters business agent Tim Sunday and state Department of Labor microcomputer technician Sam Dapcevich to join the race for Juneau Assembly seats.

Car crash fatal to 17-year-old
A Juneau teen-ager was killed in a roll-over accident Wednesday evening on the Glenn Highway.

Knowles appoints Godfrey public safety commissioner
The new state commissioner of public safety says his department is underfunded by at least $10 million.

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Teen enters board race
A high school student is among three candidates running for three open seats on the Juneau School Board.

Knowles appoints Godfrey public safety commissioner
The new state commissioner of public safety says his department is underfunded by at least $10 million.

Gov. Knowles lambasts Carter for plan to shut down ANWR
Gov. Tony Knowles scolded former President Jimmy Carter Thursday for proposing to make a national monument and protected wilderness of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge coastal plain.

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

Gas pipeline backers ask for spur to Lower 48

Gas pipeline backers ask for spur to Lower 48

JDHS scores higher
Juneau students did better than the state average on the state high school graduation exam, particularly in math, according to the Juneau School District.

Smith to run, Egan won't
Juneau Mayor Dennis Egan won't seek reelection in a race that features more candidates than the other assembly races combined.

Feds hit cruise line with $55K fine, cite others
Federal regulators have slapped Carnival Cruise Lines with a $55,000 fine for violating air quality standards in Juneau a year ago.

Carter pushes to make ANWR a monument

Duncan named commissioner of administration
Jim Duncan, who represented Juneau for 24 years in the state Legislature, was appointed commissioner of administration today by Gov. Tony Knowles.

One out of four survives plane crash
KING SALMON -- The pilot and a passenger were killed when a Cessna 180 crashed into the side of a mountain in bad weather. Another passenger later died of her injuries, the Coast Guard said Thursday.

Teen enters board race
A high school student is among three candidates running for three open seats on the Juneau School Board.

The man to call for bear woes
When a bear is strolling down the salad bar at the salmon bake, when a bear is chomping on a loaf of fresh bread in the back seat of the car you parked in your garage, or when a bear is scattering steak bones from the Dumpster, who ya gonna call?

Briefly

Reno makes the right decision on Gore
The following editorial appeared in Thursday's Washington Post:

Word of mouth

Dishonoring those who set back women
EDITORS--Ellen Goodman is taking a two-week vacation. Her next column will be transmitted Friday, Sept. 8, for release Tuesday, Sept. 12. If you need replacement columns, contact the Writers Group at 800-879-9794.

Gildersleeve Logging had proud history
Thanks for your report about the demise of Gildersleeve Logging. I cut timber for J.R. Gildersleeve when I first came to Alaska almost 30 years ago. The logging camps were strong Alaska communities for almost 50 years without interruption or financial distress.

Dishonoring those who set back women
EDITORS--Ellen Goodman is taking a two-week vacation. Her next column will be transmitted Friday, Sept. 8, for release Tuesday, Sept. 12. If you need replacement columns, contact the Writers Group at 800-879-9794.

Mexico's new leader bringing bold ideas
T he following editorial appeared in Friday's Los Angeles Times: Mexican President-elect Vicente Fox is a big man, 6 feet 6, with a penchant for big ideas and the clout to make them work. Example: In July, Fox and his PAN political party ousted the PRI, the party that had governed Mexico for more than 70 years. Now, in his first postelection foray into the United States and Canada, Fox has floated some bold ideas aimed at reducing the enormous economic gap between Mexico and its neighbors to the north. How? Through deeper economic integration among the three partners.

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.

Buy earplugs to survive fall political ads
WASHINGTON -- Advice to couch potatoes: Now that "Survivor" is gone, hide your clicker under a mattress and stick your television in a closet until Nov. 7.

Hatchery issue is not 'us' against 'them'
Thank you for printing the editorial from the Fairbanks News-Miner ("Scaling back hatchery operations may help"; Juneau Empire; Aug. 21) concerning hatcheries and Gov. Knowles' suggestion of production cutbacks. It is my hope the people of Southeast who r

Word of mouth

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.

Gildersleeve Logging had proud history
Thanks for your report about the demise of Gildersleeve Logging. I cut timber for J.R. Gildersleeve when I first came to Alaska almost 30 years ago. The logging camps were strong Alaska communities for almost 50 years without interruption or financial distress.

Hatchery issue is not 'us' against 'them'
Thank you for printing the editorial from the Fairbanks News-Miner ("Scaling back hatchery operations may help"; Juneau Empire; Aug. 21) concerning hatcheries and Gov. Knowles' suggestion of production cutbacks. It is my hope the people of Southeast who r

Mexico's new leader bringing bold ideas
T he following editorial appeared in Friday's Los Angeles Times: Mexican President-elect Vicente Fox is a big man, 6 feet 6, with a penchant for big ideas and the clout to make them work. Example: In July, Fox and his PAN political party ousted the PRI, the party that had governed Mexico for more than 70 years. Now, in his first postelection foray into the United States and Canada, Fox has floated some bold ideas aimed at reducing the enormous economic gap between Mexico and its neighbors to the north. How? Through deeper economic integration among the three partners.

Buy earplugs to survive fall political ads
WASHINGTON -- Advice to couch potatoes: Now that "Survivor" is gone, hide your clicker under a mattress and stick your television in a closet until Nov. 7.

Reno makes the right decision on Gore
The following editorial appeared in Thursday's Washington Post:

Sports in Juneau

Sports in Juneau
Thursday, Aug. 24

Sports in Juneau
Thursday, Aug. 24

Sports in Juneau

Bears expect playoff feel vs. Chugiak
It's only the home opener for the Juneau-Douglas High School football team, but the Crimson Bears are expecting a playoff-charged atmosphere when they host the Chugiak Mustangs at 7 p.m. Friday at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park.

Juneau runners open season in Ketchikan
Jesse Stringer got right to the point when asked to gauge the Juneau-Douglas High School boys cross-country running team's chances at state this year.

Bears expect playoff feel vs. Chugiak
It's only the home opener for the Juneau-Douglas High School football team, but the Crimson Bears are expecting a playoff-charged atmosphere when they host the Chugiak Mustangs at 7 p.m. Friday at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park.

Juneau runners open season in Ketchikan
Jesse Stringer got right to the point when asked to gauge the Juneau-Douglas High School boys cross-country running team's chances at state this year.

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