Sunday, September 10, 2000

Obituary
CHRISTIAN P. AUSTIN

AROUND TOWN

AROUND TOWN

Obituary
CHRISTIAN P. AUSTIN

Inside Out

RECIPES

Inside Out

RECIPES

Knowles, Yukon premier discuss natural gas pipeline
After being lobbied by Yukon Premier Pat Duncan, Alaska Gov. Tony Knowles said Friday that he is more aware of the benefits of building a natural gas pipeline along the Alaska Highway.

Paying tribute to a century of life
Anna Hitchcock, 100, remembers crossing the Atlantic Ocean as a young girl and a teen-ager. When she reached Amsterdam after one voyage, people were mourning the Titanic.

Debate on ships is murky
Federal regulators say Alaska's effort to describe cruise ship wastewaster discharges is providing the best data they've seen so far.

BRIEFLY

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

Knowles, Yukon premier discuss natural gas pipeline
After being lobbied by Yukon Premier Pat Duncan, Alaska Gov. Tony Knowles said Friday that he is more aware of the benefits of building a natural gas pipeline along the Alaska Highway.

DUI suspect freed, arrested again later for theft and DUI
Once was not enough for a young driver who went on a spree Saturday morning, according to police.

Gaming snafu to hit charities
The state Tax Division is punishing the Juneau Boxing Club, Tlingit and Haida, and four other nonprofits for violations of state gambling laws by a pulltab cooperative Juneau resident George Wright managed on their behalf.

Contractor may foot road damage bills
Who foots the bill for windshields broken by road construction debris?

DUI suspect freed, arrested again later for theft and DUI
Once was not enough for a young driver who went on a spree Saturday morning, according to police.

BRIEFLY

Debate on ships is murky
Federal regulators say Alaska's effort to describe cruise ship wastewaster discharges is providing the best data they've seen so far.

Gaming snafu to hit charities
The state Tax Division is punishing the Juneau Boxing Club, Tlingit and Haida, and four other nonprofits for violations of state gambling laws by a pulltab cooperative Juneau resident George Wright managed on their behalf.

Paying tribute to a century of life
Anna Hitchcock, 100, remembers crossing the Atlantic Ocean as a young girl and a teen-ager. When she reached Amsterdam after one voyage, people were mourning the Titanic.

Contractor may foot road damage bills
Who foots the bill for windshields broken by road construction debris?

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

A final message from the departing publisher
More than five years ago, my wife and I stepped off a plane in Juneau and began an adventure of a lifetime. Of course, we arrived in the middle of the longest run of sunny days in recent history and wondered why everyone kept talking about the rain. Then came October, and we learned.

Letters
Last Saturday was a gorgeous day, not to be spent indoors. My quest was to follow the Yankee Basin trail to its end. I wasn't especially surprised that brushy conditions forced me to quit after covering just over five miles. I was very surprised, however, to lose the trail on my way back.

Letters
The Thinking Out Loud column in the Sept. 3 Empire was a good discussion of the pros and cons of the controversial Word of Mouth column. I hope you decided to continue it as an indication of local issues of general interest or concern.

Letters
Bill McAllister's front page "editorial" on G.W. Bush's dating habits is a direct affront to all Independent and Republican voters in Juneau.

Word of Mouth

Letters
The Thinking Out Loud column in the Sept. 3 Empire was a good discussion of the pros and cons of the controversial Word of Mouth column. I hope you decided to continue it as an indication of local issues of general interest or concern.

Letters
Bill McAllister's front page "editorial" on G.W. Bush's dating habits is a direct affront to all Independent and Republican voters in Juneau.

Letters
At first, I was dismayed, though not surprised, that some legislators would consider the idea of boarding schools for rural students. After some thought, I realize that there is a brilliant idea buried in this proposal.

A final message from the departing publisher
More than five years ago, my wife and I stepped off a plane in Juneau and began an adventure of a lifetime. Of course, we arrived in the middle of the longest run of sunny days in recent history and wondered why everyone kept talking about the rain. Then came October, and we learned.

Letters
Last Saturday was a gorgeous day, not to be spent indoors. My quest was to follow the Yankee Basin trail to its end. I wasn't especially surprised that brushy conditions forced me to quit after covering just over five miles. I was very surprised, however, to lose the trail on my way back.

Letters
By lowering required scores on the high school qualifying examination, state officials made the tests easier to pass.

Letters
By lowering required scores on the high school qualifying examination, state officials made the tests easier to pass.

Word of Mouth

Letters
At first, I was dismayed, though not surprised, that some legislators would consider the idea of boarding schools for rural students. After some thought, I realize that there is a brilliant idea buried in this proposal.

Juneau swims to home sweeps
A good start can set the tone for the whole season and, if that's the case, the Juneau-Douglas High School swim team can expect a great year.

No. 1 Dimond blitzes Juneau-Douglas
ANCHORAGE -- If there is such a thing as a turning point in a blowout, that critical juncture in top-ranked Dimond High's 42-7 pasting of Juneau-Douglas came in the opening minutes of the second quarter.

Juneau runners sweep titles in Sitka Invitational
The Juneau-Douglas High School cross-country running teams swept to a pair of team victories in the Sitka Invitational Saturday at Totem Park in Sitka.

No. 1 Dimond blitzes Juneau-Douglas
ANCHORAGE -- If there is such a thing as a turning point in a blowout, that critical juncture in top-ranked Dimond High's 42-7 pasting of Juneau-Douglas came in the opening minutes of the second quarter.

Crimson Bears fourth in Fairbanks tourney
The Juneau-Douglas volleyball team placed fourth in the eight-team North Pole Invitational Volleyball Tournament Saturday in Fairbanks.

Crimson Bears fourth in Fairbanks tourney
The Juneau-Douglas volleyball team placed fourth in the eight-team North Pole Invitational Volleyball Tournament Saturday in Fairbanks.

Juneau swims to home sweeps
A good start can set the tone for the whole season and, if that's the case, the Juneau-Douglas High School swim team can expect a great year.

Juneau runners sweep titles in Sitka Invitational
The Juneau-Douglas High School cross-country running teams swept to a pair of team victories in the Sitka Invitational Saturday at Totem Park in Sitka.

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