Monday, September 4, 2000

Inside/Out
On the lighter side of Juneau's news

On the frontline of wildfires
Smokejumper Murry Taylor can measure the toll of this summer's wildfire season in his tired muscles and aching joints.

Hotshots: The firefighting elite
In the war against forest fires in the West, the Helena Hotshots are the U.S. Forest Service's answer to the Army's Green Berets.

On the frontline of wildfires
Smokejumper Murry Taylor can measure the toll of this summer's wildfire season in his tired muscles and aching joints.

Hotshots: The firefighting elite
In the war against forest fires in the West, the Helena Hotshots are the U.S. Forest Service's answer to the Army's Green Berets.

Inside/Out
On the lighter side of Juneau's news

Music and dance unite cultures at pow-wow
Audiences drop their jaws and raise their cameras when the Young Medicine Warriors of Oakland, Calif., strut their stuff.

Around Town

Juneau debates; B.C. stays blase
Local and federal regulators give the cruise ship industry high marks for observing laws on air opacity and wastewater discharges. Throughout this year, they say, there hasn't been a single complaint -- in British Columbia.

Juneau debates; B.C. stays blase
Local and federal regulators give the cruise ship industry high marks for observing laws on air opacity and wastewater discharges. Throughout this year, they say, there hasn't been a single complaint -- in British Columbia.

Were state high school tests 'dumbed down?'
Many students passed Alaska's new high school exit exam because the passing score was lowered to account for the unreliability of tests, state figures show.

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

Were state high school tests 'dumbed down?'
Many students passed Alaska's new high school exit exam because the passing score was lowered to account for the unreliability of tests, state figures show.

Music and dance unite cultures at pow-wow
Audiences drop their jaws and raise their cameras when the Young Medicine Warriors of Oakland, Calif., strut their stuff.

Dating Dub'ya: Not too memorable
Juneau women recall brush with candidate in the (apparently not so) swingin' '70s

Haines man acquitted in sex case
After deliberating for three hours, a Juneau jury found a Haines man innocent Thursday of charges he slipped into the bed of a sleeping teen-age girl during a slumber party and sexually assaulted her last spring.

briefly
Juneau news in brief

Dating Dub'ya: Not too memorable
Juneau women recall brush with candidate in the (apparently not so) swingin' '70s

Haines man acquitted in sex case
After deliberating for three hours, a Juneau jury found a Haines man innocent Thursday of charges he slipped into the bed of a sleeping teen-age girl during a slumber party and sexually assaulted her last spring.

briefly
Juneau news in brief

Around Town

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

Word of Mouth

The drive-thru window of opinion
An occasional column by the Empire's Managing Editor, Steve Reed

A missile defense pause
T he following editorial appeared in Saturday's edition of the Washington Post

Word of Mouth

The drive-thru window of opinion
An occasional column by the Empire's Managing Editor, Steve Reed

A missile defense pause
T he following editorial appeared in Saturday's edition of the Washington Post

Juneau crushes Lathrop
When Juneau-Douglas wide receiver Chris Connally would line up during Friday's 49-14 victory over Lathrop Friday, all he saw was a sea of yellow and maize jerseys.

Juneau boys third, girls sixth in flight races
The Juneau-Douglas High School cross-country running team can feel pretty isolated in Southeast Alaska, without much of a chance to see the rest of the state's top runners.

Juneau boys third, girls sixth in flight races
The Juneau-Douglas High School cross-country running team can feel pretty isolated in Southeast Alaska, without much of a chance to see the rest of the state's top runners.

Juneau crushes Lathrop
When Juneau-Douglas wide receiver Chris Connally would line up during Friday's 49-14 victory over Lathrop Friday, all he saw was a sea of yellow and maize jerseys.

SPORTS IN JUNEAU
Open Gyms

SPORTS IN JUNEAU
Open Gyms

Defying the odds
It could accurately be said that the 145 women who turned out for Saturday's ninth annual Beat the Odds race were running for their lives.

Miller, Pusich, Maas top runners in Prostate Cancer Run
Fifty-six runners and a handful of walkers took part Saturday to help raise awareness in the fifth annual Prostate Cancer Run at Mendenhall River School.

Defying the odds
It could accurately be said that the 145 women who turned out for Saturday's ninth annual Beat the Odds race were running for their lives.

Miller, Pusich, Maas top runners in Prostate Cancer Run
Fifty-six runners and a handful of walkers took part Saturday to help raise awareness in the fifth annual Prostate Cancer Run at Mendenhall River School.

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