Physician, heal thyself
The headline on Chris DeWitt's My Turn is "Debate issues without insults and hypocrisy," but the very first paragraph refers to "extremist puppet-masters." Physician, heal thyself!

This Day in History
In Alaska; In the nation; In the world.

Planners suggest tourism solutions
Transportation planners offered a variety of alternatives Thursday night at Centennial Hall to ease tourism congestion on South Franklin Street.

Photo: Delivering the catch
David Axelson and his daughter, Lindsay, 20, ice up their catch on the Viking on Thursday at the Taku Smokeries ice house as a cruise-ship tender passes in the background. The Axelson family was waiting to unload 58,000 pounds of gillnetted salmon.

Cruise line group analyzes impacts in Alaska
The cruise industry contributed $595 million to Alaska's economy through direct purchases in 2002, according to a study commissioned by the International Council of Cruise Lines.

Police & Fire
Reports by Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers.

Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events.

Fish plant slated for Auke Nu Cove
The Alaska Glacier Seafoods Co. plans to build a new plant in Auke Bay this winter because the current facility is "bursting at the seams," company president and founder Mike Erickson said.

The Weight of War Stories
Before the United States went to war with Iraq in late March, Sgt. Lui Fenumia'i spent three months in Kuwait training on his unit's Bradley Fighting Vehicle. The training was routine and dull, and the soldiers were getting on each other's nerves living in such close quarters.

Thank you
Notes from your neighbors

Darus and Lindell marry
Abbey Lindell of Juneau and Christopher Darus of Cleveland, Ohio, were married on Aug. 16, 2003, in Estes Park, Colo., outside the Rocky Mountain National Forest.

The faithful old-timers
He graduated from Georgia Tech. His name was Art Berthold. He was a fish buyer in Icy Strait in the 1950s and 1960s, where his boat, the Fern II, was a well known sight. Other men working in this famous fraternity were Gil Bixby buying troll salmon on the Elfin III and Ike Cropley on the Phoenix II.

Student Recognition
Cook receives award

Wilder and Stoll to marry
Tim Bryon Stoll and Susan Jeanne Wilder will be married in a private ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2003, in Juneau.

Photo: Tide Gauge Painting
The students are wearing Personnel Flotation Devices provided by the U.S. Coast Guard's "Kids Don't Float" program. The students received a lesson on marine safety prior to going down to the Marine Park floating dock to paint the number on the tide gauge.

Births, Courts, Inditements, and Judgements

Face painting, children drawing, and rotary

Lorraine T. Gliniecki
Juneau resident Lorraine Theresa Gliniecki, 71, died Aug. 27, 2003, in Juneau.

Howard Beaver
Juneau resident Howard Beaver, 72, died Aug. 30, 2003, in Juneau.

Crimson Bears hit the road
When we last saw the Juneau-Douglas High School football team, the Crimson Bears were licking their wounds after suffering their first loss of the season.

Sports in Juneau
Sports in Juneau is a service provided by the Juneau Empire to provide information on upcoming sports and outdoors events in Juneau.

Empire Cup Standings
The standings through Sept. 1 in the 2003 Empire Cup. The Empire Cup running series is co-sponsored each year by the Southeast Road Runners Club and the Juneau Empire. There are two races left in this year's series.

Photo: On the Road Again
On the road again: Juneau senior outside hitter Julie Heard makes a dig as teammate Karla Dunivin covers during last weekend's Juneau Jamboree. The Crimson Bears play in Sitka this weekend.

Local scores
Area Sport Scores

Gustavus trio completes Chilkoot Trail marathon
Gustavus runners Michelle Sebern, Dave Lesh and Steve Wilson have all run in past Klondike Trail of '98 International Road Relays - races that touch on the spirit of miners' journeys during the Klondike Gold Rush.

Other JDHS teams leave town for events
The Juneau-Douglas High School football team isn't the only Crimson Bear sports program on the road this weekend.

Fairbanks assembly keeps Solie as presiding officer despite DWI charges
Fairbanks North Star Borough Assemblyman Rick Solie will continue to preside over assembly meetings while he fights charges of driving under the influence.

This year's permanent fund dividend to be announced Sept. 24
The Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. will announce the amount of the 2003 dividend at its annual meeting Sept. 24.

Senate energy leader weighs options on opening ANWR
The chairman of the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee wants a national energy bill to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling.

Photo: Pioneer Home's 90th anniversary
The Pioneer Home in Sitka, shown here last month, celebrated its 90th anniversary Tuesday.

Headlines from around the state.

Movies This Week
"Open Range," (R) ends Thursday, Sept. 4; last shows at 6:50 p.m. at 20th Century Twin.

Seeking Perfect Balance
Belorussian pianist Alexander Tutunov's perfect program has a little bit of everything. He starts with Bach to set the mood. He moves through the romantic and contemporary period to challenge, but not demand too much.

First Friday
A s a runner, skater, hiker and kayaker, Juneau artist Lea Vose, a lifelong athlete, has always been interested in muscle tone and strength.

From the Fire of Morocco to the Ice of Juneau
As a 12-year-old in Morocco, Mostapha Beya was called Picasso because everyone thought he was crazy and no one understood his art.

This Week
Please e-mail calendar items, press releases or story ideas to The deadline for calendar listings is Thursday the week before the publication date.

Whale Rider This Week
JUNEAU - "Whale Rider," the audience-award winner this year at the Toronto and Sundance film festivals, opens Friday, Sept. 5, at the 20th Century Theatre.

This Week in Brief
Concerts, Dance, Exhibits, Events, NIght Life, and more

Blues This Week
JUNEAU - Since Andy Koch formed the Badd Dog Blues Society in Bellingham, Wash., in 1995, his rotating cast of players has expanded to include some of the top blues players in northwest Washington state.

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