Monday, August 28, 2000

Breaking news
The confiscation is an extreme example of China's obsession with denying publicity to the exiled Tibetan leader, vilified for decades by the Chinese government and the target of a 4-year-old campaign to break his influence among Tibet's fervently Buddhist people.

Breaking news
The confiscation is an extreme example of China's obsession with denying publicity to the exiled Tibetan leader, vilified for decades by the Chinese government and the target of a 4-year-old campaign to break his influence among Tibet's fervently Buddhist people.

Around town

Around town

Obituary
BRUCE E. MAY

Obituary
BRUCE E. MAY

Summer on ice
Each year a team of researchers spends the summer in Juneau's back yard

Summer on ice
Each year a team of researchers spends the summer in Juneau's back yard

Panhandle Post
A roundup of Southeast Alaska news

Panhandle Post
A roundup of Southeast Alaska news

Around Town
Today

Briefly
Utah man killed in climbing accident

5,600 children return to school
Students gathered early this morning outside of the office window at Riverbend Elementary School, looking for their classroom assignments.

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

Harbor seal takes up kayaking in sound
SOLDOTNA - Harbor seals are supposed to haul out on beaches, not kayaks.

Briefly
Coast Guard rescues sinking fishing boat

Why people won't run
n A dearth of city candidates leaves

Retired educator in crash
A retired Juneau educator was seriously injured in a two-vehicle accident about 9 p.m. Thursday in Texas.

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

Breaking in a new herd of students at JDHS
Link orientation pairs freshman with returning youths in unusual ways

Cyclist pedals her continental dream while helping others
When Chrystine Roy awoke in Haines Pass a week ago, the temperature was 26 degrees. She donned all her layers, gulped breakfast and began pedaling south.

Making Juneau's garden grow
Community gardeners measure up their crops at annual harvest fair

Retired educator in crash
A retired Juneau educator was seriously injured in a two-vehicle accident about 9 p.m. Thursday in Texas.

Obituaries
Former Juneau resident Mary Thibodeau, a member of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, died of cancer Aug. 23, 2000, in Spokane, Wash. She was 69.

Cyclist pedals her continental dream while helping others
When Chrystine Roy awoke in Haines Pass a week ago, the temperature was 26 degrees. She donned all her layers, gulped breakfast and began pedaling south.

Fish and Game concerned about Atlantic salmon threat
KETCHIKAN -- Commercial fishermen in Southeast Alaska have caught more than 20 Atlantic salmon, raising concerns that the farmed salmon will spread disease to wild species.

Harbor seal takes up kayaking in sound
SOLDOTNA - Harbor seals are supposed to haul out on beaches, not kayaks.

Two young street musicians attract crowds, police officers
A local woman feels police overreacted to her children's music playing Wednesday afternoon on a South Franklin Street sidewalk.

Bain: 15 minutes of fame getting to be too long
Faye Bain and her son are finding celebrity a bit of a pain.

A big violation on wastewater
Recent analysis of wastewater dumped from cruise ships in Southeast waters shows more than a subtle violation of federal standards on fecal coliform.

Owner injured when boat burns, sinks
A commercial fishing boat from Juneau burned and sank in Angoon over the weekend.

5,600 children return to school
Students gathered early this morning outside of the office window at Riverbend Elementary School, looking for their classroom assignments.

House candidate gets election news from mom
KETCHIKAN - Alaska's Democratic nominee for the U.S. House says he learned he won last Tuesday's primary after phoning his mother.

Bain: 15 minutes of fame getting to be too long
Faye Bain and her son are finding celebrity a bit of a pain.

Why people won't run
n A dearth of city candidates leaves

Making Juneau's garden grow
Community gardeners measure up their crops at annual harvest fair

Fish and Game concerned about Atlantic salmon threat
KETCHIKAN -- Commercial fishermen in Southeast Alaska have caught more than 20 Atlantic salmon, raising concerns that the farmed salmon will spread disease to wild species.

A big violation on wastewater
Recent analysis of wastewater dumped from cruise ships in Southeast waters shows more than a subtle violation of federal standards on fecal coliform.

Briefly
Coast Guard rescues sinking fishing boat

Two young street musicians attract crowds, police officers
A local woman feels police overreacted to her children's music playing Wednesday afternoon on a South Franklin Street sidewalk.

Obituaries
Former Juneau resident Mary Thibodeau, a member of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, died of cancer Aug. 23, 2000, in Spokane, Wash. She was 69.

Breaking in a new herd of students at JDHS
Link orientation pairs freshman with returning youths in unusual ways

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

Briefly
Utah man killed in climbing accident

House candidate gets election news from mom
KETCHIKAN - Alaska's Democratic nominee for the U.S. House says he learned he won last Tuesday's primary after phoning his mother.

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

Owner injured when boat burns, sinks
A commercial fishing boat from Juneau burned and sank in Angoon over the weekend.

Around Town
Today

Yes, no and maybe
Well, it's about time. In October, I finally get to vot

New 'Survivor' rules for real TV carnage
As one of the few Americans who didn't regularly watch "Survivor," I felt duty-bound to tune into the final episode to find out which of the hardy castaways made it off the island alive.

Word of Mouth
I'm an Alaskan of 50 years. I feel grateful to this country for what it has meant to me and I'm distressed at the words that come from our legislators in Washington and from our governor. They don't speak for me. Mr. Carter does; Mr. Andrus does. I want ANWR protected. I want our land treated right. Cruise lines, helicopter flights, industrial tourism are destroying our country. It's very painful. I'd like representatives who fight back for the land.

Word of mouth
I would like to thank the family on Julep Street who had a garage sale and donated their children's clothes to my foster kids. You're a godsend and an asset to Juneau.

Memories of the Cold War are fading fast
I am a social studies teacher at Alyeska Central School, State Correspondence School in Juneau. My students often ask questions about the U.S.-Russian

Exchange over ANWR accomplishes little
Empire editorial for Sunday, Aug. 27

Low turnout not only caused by low interest
The following editorial appeared in Sunday's edition of the Anchorage Daily News: Turnout in last Tuesday's primary election was in the neighborhood of 18 percent. That's the poorest primary turnout in memory.

Postal Service needs to focus on the basics
Letter to the editor

Yes, no and maybe
Well, it's about time. In October, I finally get to vot

Why does government need to buy more land?
Letter to the editor

Low turnout not only caused by low interest
The following editorial appeared in Sunday's edition of the Anchorage Daily News: Turnout in last Tuesday's primary election was in the neighborhood of 18 percent. That's the poorest primary turnout in memory.

Word of Mouth
I'm an Alaskan of 50 years. I feel grateful to this country for what it has meant to me and I'm distressed at the words that come from our legislators in Washington and from our governor. They don't speak for me. Mr. Carter does; Mr. Andrus does. I want ANWR protected. I want our land treated right. Cruise lines, helicopter flights, industrial tourism are destroying our country. It's very painful. I'd like representatives who fight back for the land.

Memories of the Cold War are fading fast
I am a social studies teacher at Alyeska Central School, State Correspondence School in Juneau. My students often ask questions about the U.S.-Russian

Postal Service needs to focus on the basics
Letter to the editor

New 'Survivor' rules for real TV carnage
As one of the few Americans who didn't regularly watch "Survivor," I felt duty-bound to tune into the final episode to find out which of the hardy castaways made it off the island alive.

Exchange over ANWR accomplishes little
Empire editorial for Sunday, Aug. 27

Why does government need to buy more land?
Letter to the editor

Word of mouth
I would like to thank the family on Julep Street who had a garage sale and donated their children's clothes to my foster kids. You're a godsend and an asset to Juneau.

Mystery ailment can't stop Stringer at Ketchikan Invite
After winning the boys race in the Ketchikan Invitational cross-country running meet Saturday at Ketchikan's Ward Lake course, Juneau-Douglas High School junior Jesse Stringer had to take a special trip -- a trip to the hospital emergency room.

Sheldon Jackson rekindles college hoops program
The cheering stopped for the Sheldon Jackson College Seals 10 years ago, when the Sitka-based school shut down its intercollegiate athletics program.

Pusich, Saviers take Eaglecrest hill climb
Dave Pusich took nearly 1 1/2 minutes less time than he did last year to win the Eaglecrest Hill Climb on Saturday.

Sheldon Jackson rekindles college hoops program
The cheering stopped for the Sheldon Jackson College Seals 10 years ago, when the Sitka-based school shut down its intercollegiate athletics program.

Double wingin' it
During a scoreless game early in the first quarter against Chugiak Friday, the Juneau-Douglas High School football team reached back into the archives of history to aid in its 27-25 victory at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park.

Mystery ailment can't stop Stringer at Ketchikan Invite
After winning the boys race in the Ketchikan Invitational cross-country running meet Saturday at Ketchikan's Ward Lake course, Juneau-Douglas High School junior Jesse Stringer had to take a special trip -- a trip to the hospital emergency room.

Sports in Juneau
Local sports calendar

Sports in Juneau
Local sports calendar

Juneau finally corrals Stangs
Emotions were flagging on the Juneau-Douglas High School sidelines as the fourth quarter opened in Juneau's home opener with the Chugiak Mustangs Friday night at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park.

Pusich, Saviers take Eaglecrest hill climb
Dave Pusich took nearly 1 1/2 minutes less time than he did last year to win the Eaglecrest Hill Climb on Saturday.

Juneau finally corrals Stangs
Emotions were flagging on the Juneau-Douglas High School sidelines as the fourth quarter opened in Juneau's home opener with the Chugiak Mustangs Friday night at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park.

Double wingin' it
During a scoreless game early in the first quarter against Chugiak Friday, the Juneau-Douglas High School football team reached back into the archives of history to aid in its 27-25 victory at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park.

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