Friday, September 1, 2000

Milosevic plans to include Kosovo in Yugoslav elections
PRISTINA, Yugoslavia - Caught between the United States and European powers, Kosovo s chief U.N. administrator consulted with Western diplomats Thursday on President Slobodan Milosevic s surprise plans to allow Kosovo Serbs to vote in Yugoslav elections.

Milosevic plans to include Kosovo in Yugoslav elections
PRISTINA, Yugoslavia - Caught between the United States and European powers, Kosovo s chief U.N. administrator consulted with Western diplomats Thursday on President Slobodan Milosevic s surprise plans to allow Kosovo Serbs to vote in Yugoslav elections.

Milosevic plans to include Kosovo in Yugoslav elections
PRISTINA, Yugoslavia Caught between the United States and European powers, Kosovo s chief U.N. administrator consulted with Western diplomats Thursday on President Slobodan Milosevic s surprise plans to allow Kosovo Serbs to vote in Yugoslav elections.

Milosevic plans to include Kosovo in Yugoslav elections
PRISTINA, Yugoslavia Caught between the United States and European powers, Kosovo s chief U.N. administrator consulted with Western diplomats Thursday on President Slobodan Milosevic s surprise plans to allow Kosovo Serbs to vote in Yugoslav elections.

BestBets
Music and dance fill the bill this weekend in Juneau.

AROUND TOWN

More than 80 participate in Bread Loaf's summer courses
More than 80 graduate students and faculty from around the country have completed classes at the Bread Loaf School of English summer program at the University of Alaska Southeast Juneau campus. This is the fourth year of the program.

AROUND TOWN

BRIEFS
Charter school seeking applications

AROUND TOWN

BRIEFS
Charter school seeking applications

AROUND TOWN

BestBets
Music and dance fill the bill this weekend in Juneau.

A trail gets a makeover
As summer draws to a close, sit back and picture yourself walking on a wide, flat trail along a pristine fish stream . . . a place like Juneau's Montana Creek trail.

Names
Kristy Becker of Juneau was elected Grand Worthy Advisor for the upcoming year at the recent Grand Assembly of Alaska annual convention in Fairbanks.

Weddings
ALBERT FAURE, JANET DRAHOS

Thank you

A trail gets a makeover
As summer draws to a close, sit back and picture yourself walking on a wide, flat trail along a pristine fish stream . . . a place like Juneau's Montana Creek trail.

Kayaking mishaps point out need for safety
Two recent kayaking mishaps, including one that resulted in a fatality, prompted the U.S. Coast Guard recently to remind kayakers and boaters to take safety precautions.

Thank you

More than 80 participate in Bread Loaf's summer courses
More than 80 graduate students and faculty from around the country have completed classes at the Bread Loaf School of English summer program at the University of Alaska Southeast Juneau campus. This is the fourth year of the program.

Names
Kristy Becker of Juneau was elected Grand Worthy Advisor for the upcoming year at the recent Grand Assembly of Alaska annual convention in Fairbanks.

Kayaking mishaps point out need for safety
Two recent kayaking mishaps, including one that resulted in a fatality, prompted the U.S. Coast Guard recently to remind kayakers and boaters to take safety precautions.

Weddings
ALBERT FAURE, JANET DRAHOS

Arts profile
Tone color: Musician and music teacher Julia Bastuscheck is the principal violist with the Juneau Symphony and also plays with the Nimbus Ensemble.

Arts profile
Tone color: Musician and music teacher Julia Bastuscheck is the principal violist with the Juneau Symphony and also plays with the Nimbus Ensemble.

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Anchorage band blends hip hop and reggae
The high-energy dance music of hip hop reggae flies into Juneau this weekend with the group First Trax from Anchorage.

Crossing borders through music
The soloist glides her bow across the two silk strings of her erhu, drawing the music of China from across the sea. Behind her, a violinist echoes the motion. A mandolin joins in. Then from center stage, a delicate woman plucks notes like Japanese haiku from a 13-stringed koto.

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Crossing borders through music
The soloist glides her bow across the two silk strings of her erhu, drawing the music of China from across the sea. Behind her, a violinist echoes the motion. A mandolin joins in. Then from center stage, a delicate woman plucks notes like Japanese haiku from a 13-stringed koto.

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Anchorage band blends hip hop and reggae
The high-energy dance music of hip hop reggae flies into Juneau this weekend with the group First Trax from Anchorage.

Briefly

Alaska gets D on gun laws to protect kids
A national gun control group has again given Alaska a D minus for failing to properly protect children from guns.

Traffic worries new school's neighbors
Neighbors of the proposed high school at Dimond Park want the city to slow or reduce traffic on adjacent Riverside Drive.

Teachers draft accreditation plan for JDHS
Juneau-Douglas High School teachers will prepare a draft school improvement plan this month as part of the school's accreditation process.

Gun owners say new law is simpler
Reactions to Alaska's revised handgun law are mixed, but generally favorable.

Low counts jeopardize class funds
Juneau public school enrollments are down by 50 students and could go lower by the end of an official count period in October, imperiling several hundred thousand dollars in anticipated state funds.

Traffic worries new school's neighbors
Neighbors of the proposed high school at Dimond Park want the city to slow or reduce traffic on adjacent Riverside Drive.

Hundreds to run or walk to raise awareness of breast, prostate cancer
Two runs and related walks take place Saturday morning to raise public awareness of specific forms of cancer.

CORRECTION
Due to a reporting error, the Empire's Wednesday article about road tar on cars gave the wrong first name of the owner of a car wash company. His name is Shawn Tucker. The name of the car wash was also incorrect; it is Chilly Willy's. Teresa Tucker was also misquoted; she was referring to road chemical trucks in winter rather than asphalt tack trucks in summer.

Mixing legends for stage and screen
The promise of adventure might have brought him to Alaska, but it's the stories and the myths of the Last Frontier that shaped Dave Hunsaker and his career as a writer.

State OKs hike in power rates
Most Juneau residents will see slightly higher electrical bills next month.

Officials seek cause of plane crash
As the body of a Sitka man who died in a plane crash Thursday underwent an autopsy in Anchorage today, investigation of the accident continued.

Officials seek cause of plane crash
As the body of a Sitka man who died in a plane crash Thursday underwent an autopsy in Anchorage today, investigation of the accident continued.

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POLICE AND FIRE

POLICE AND FIRE
Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Longtime local priest dies at 81
Father Innocent, who served for many years in Juneau as the priest at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, died Aug. 26 in Staten Island, N.Y. He was 81.

Teachers draft accreditation plan for JDHS
Juneau-Douglas High School teachers will prepare a draft school improvement plan this month as part of the school's accreditation process.

Union members angry over firing
Some members of the state's largest public employees union are trying to oust their business manager.

Hundreds to run or walk to raise awareness of breast, prostate cancer
Two runs and related walks take place Saturday morning to raise public awareness of specific forms of cancer.

Man dies in crash
A Sitka man died this morning when his small plane hit a hangar on takeoff at the Juneau Airport.

Rev. Moon charged with overfishing
KODIAK The Rev. Sun Myung Moon, head of the Unification Church, and his wife have been charged with catching too many fish while on a visit to Alaska.

Two drop out of city race
Two candidates for the Juneau Assembly called it quits Wednesday - Teamsters union business agent Tim Sunday and computer technician Sam Dapcevich.

Man dies in crash
A Sitka man died this morning when his small plane hit a hangar on takeoff at the Juneau Airport.

CORRECTION
Due to a reporting error, the Empire's Wednesday article about road tar on cars gave the wrong first name of the owner of a car wash company. His name is Shawn Tucker. The name of the car wash was also incorrect; it is Chilly Willy's. Teresa Tucker was also misquoted; she was referring to road chemical trucks in winter rather than asphalt tack trucks in summer.

Alaska gets D on gun laws to protect kids
A national gun control group has again given Alaska a D minus for failing to properly protect children from guns.

Mixing legends for stage and screen
The promise of adventure might have brought him to Alaska, but it's the stories and the myths of the Last Frontier that shaped Dave Hunsaker and his career as a writer.

POLICE AND FIRE

Low counts jeopardize class funds
Juneau public school enrollments are down by 50 students and could go lower by the end of an official count period in October, imperiling several hundred thousand dollars in anticipated state funds.

Two drop out of city race
Two candidates for the Juneau Assembly called it quits Wednesday - Teamsters union business agent Tim Sunday and computer technician Sam Dapcevich.

POLICE AND FIRE
Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

State OKs hike in power rates
Most Juneau residents will see slightly higher electrical bills next month.

Union members angry over firing
Some members of the state's largest public employees union are trying to oust their business manager.

Gun owners say new law is simpler
Reactions to Alaska's revised handgun law are mixed, but generally favorable.

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Longtime local priest dies at 81
Father Innocent, who served for many years in Juneau as the priest at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, died Aug. 26 in Staten Island, N.Y. He was 81.

Briefly

Rev. Moon charged with overfishing
KODIAK The Rev. Sun Myung Moon, head of the Unification Church, and his wife have been charged with catching too many fish while on a visit to Alaska.

Word of mouth
One of my rear tires blew out on Egan Drive. I called my sons for help. Before one arrived, two young men pulled over separately to offer help and make sure I was OK. A police officer also pulled over

School district works at keeping energy costs down
Patty Zimmerman ran an advertisement for her campaign in the Aug. 16 edition of the Jun

Wen Ho Lee singled out, based on race
Justice may yet prevail for Wen Ho Lee. After spending eight months in solitary confinement for allegedly mishandling classified information, the former Los Alamos laboratory scientist has been tentatively granted bail. While Lee's case still awaits a November trial, he has raised disturbing allegations that the government uses a racial profile when investigating espionage.

Some talented locals are seeking office
I knew right off she was a high-class lady by the delicacy of her tattoos. Tiffany or Faberge might have created the red eyed snake curling up from her dcolletage, but I suspect it was actually done by a cellmate some time in her past. She was rai

Showing off salmon was not about subsistence
I am the person who was mentioned in Tuesdays article "State Slaps Guides Wrist." I apologize to anyone who is offe

Taking issue with extremist label
In response to candidate Alan Austerman's statement that labeled me "an extreme environmentalist," I would like to take issue with his characterization. I have worked for thousands of hours over the last twelve years as a volunteer advocating for clean water in Alaska. My work includes ensuring Alaska's fish habitats remain productive, protecting our essential subsistent foods, advocating for stringent state water quality standards, and working to protect Alaskans from cancer by preventing the unnecessary release of cancer causing toxins into our air, water and fish.

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
One of my rear tires blew out on Egan Drive. I called my sons for help. Before one arrived, two young men pulled over separately to offer help and make sure I was OK. A police officer also pulled over

Showing off salmon was not about subsistence
I am the person who was mentioned in Tuesdays article "State Slaps Guides Wrist." I apologize to anyone who is offe

Military debaate needs some straight talk
The following editorial appeared in today's edition of the Washington Post:

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.

Some talented locals are seeking office
I knew right off she was a high-class lady by the delicacy of her tattoos. Tiffany or Faberge might have created the red eyed snake curling up from her dcolletage, but I suspect it was actually done by a cellmate some time in her past. She was rai

School district works at keeping energy costs down
Patty Zimmerman ran an advertisement for her campaign in the Aug. 16 edition of the Jun

Taking issue with extremist label
In response to candidate Alan Austerman's statement that labeled me "an extreme environmentalist," I would like to take issue with his characterization. I have worked for thousands of hours over the last twelve years as a volunteer advocating for clean water in Alaska. My work includes ensuring Alaska's fish habitats remain productive, protecting our essential subsistent foods, advocating for stringent state water quality standards, and working to protect Alaskans from cancer by preventing the unnecessary release of cancer causing toxins into our air, water and fish.

Candidate debate will allow voters to judge
T he following editorial appeared in today's edition of the Washington Post:

Military debaate needs some straight talk
The following editorial appeared in today's edition of the Washington Post:

Candidate debate will allow voters to judge
T he following editorial appeared in today's edition of the Washington Post:

Wen Ho Lee singled out, based on race
Justice may yet prevail for Wen Ho Lee. After spending eight months in solitary confinement for allegedly mishandling classified information, the former Los Alamos laboratory scientist has been tentatively granted bail. While Lee's case still awaits a November trial, he has raised disturbing allegations that the government uses a racial profile when investigating espionage.

Sports in Juneau
Today, Aug. 31 Capital City Soccer League Men's Tournament: Games to be announced at Sandy Beach and Melvin Park. Info and bracket: http://home.gci.net/~ccsl.

Sports in Juneau
Today, Aug. 31 Capital City Soccer League Men's Tournament: Games to be announced at Sandy Beach and Melvin Park. Info and bracket: http://home.gci.net/~ccsl.

Split personality
The Juneau-Douglas High football team will be a bit short-handed for Friday's game against Lathrop, as 17 second- and third string players are traveling to play a separate varsity game in Sitka on Saturday.

SPORTS IN JUNEAU

SPORTS IN JUNEAU

Split personality
The Juneau-Douglas High football team will be a bit short-handed for Friday's game against Lathrop, as 17 second- and third string players are traveling to play a separate varsity game in Sitka on Saturday.

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