Tuesday, September 12, 2000

Briefly

Waterfront of the future
Designers are drawing up ideas for ways to solve some of the city's problems and develop Juneau's downtown waterfront

Waterfront of the future
Designers are drawing up ideas for ways to solve some of the city's problems and develop Juneau's downtown waterfront

Business Profile
Name: Shane Robinson Title and Firm: Co-owner, Poseidon.

On the Move

On the Move

Briefly

Business Profile
Name: Shane Robinson Title and Firm: Co-owner, Poseidon.

Knowles seeks to overturn judge's action on endangered sea lions
ANCHORAGE - Gov. Tony Knowles is stepping into the controversy over fishing closures ordered to protect endangered Steller sea lions.

Environmentalists sue, claiming new salmon rules aren't strong enough
Several environmental and fishing groups sued the federal government Tuesday, trying to force officials to strengthen rules intended to protect Northwest and California wild salmon runs from extinction.

Environmentalists sue, claiming new salmon rules aren't strong enough
Several environmental and fishing groups sued the federal government Tuesday, trying to force officials to strengthen rules intended to protect Northwest and California wild salmon runs from extinction.

Knowles seeks to overturn judge's action on endangered sea lions
ANCHORAGE - Gov. Tony Knowles is stepping into the controversy over fishing closures ordered to protect endangered Steller sea lions.

Around Town

Around Town

AROUND TOWN

Obituary
CRAIG ALLEN KIRK

Obituary
CRAIG ALLEN KIRK

AROUND TOWN

Mayoral race takes on bears
Mayoral candidate Mark Farmer is proposing a garbage-bear control plan for the city that includes compulsory use of bear-proof garbage containers and hiring a year-round, state-trained bear-control community service officer.

Sting nets jail time for clerks
Bartenders and liquor store clerks charged with selling alcohol to minors are getting jail time and fines for their crimes, but most apparently are not losing their jobs.

Groups lobby local voters
Five local groups are organizing to tell Juneau voters about this fall's city ballot propositions.

City faces $60K fine
The city is facing a $60,000 federal fine for dumping raw or partially treated sewage into the Mendenhall River and Gastineau Channel in 1999.

Center at JDHS looks at offering birth control
Dispensing birth control methods at the Juneau Teen Health Center could reduce unwanted pregnancies, some advocates say. But other people are concerned it would contradict the high school's message of abstinence.

Harry Potter contest opened to Alaska's kids
ANCHORAGE - The Last Frontier's many Harry Potter fans will get a chance to compete for a meeting with the children's book's author after all.

Groups lobby local voters
Five local groups are organizing to tell Juneau voters about this fall's city ballot propositions.

Assembly approves change in rescues
The city is giving surplus dive rescue and recovery equipment to South East Aquatic Safety Inc. and at the Juneau Assembly's Monday night meeting established a protocol mandating cooperation between Capital City Fire and Rescue personnel and SEAS, a volunteer nonprofit organization.

Sting nets jail time for clerks
Bartenders and liquor store clerks charged with selling alcohol to minors are getting jail time and fines for their crimes, but most apparently are not losing their jobs.

Reaching out raises enrollment
Tonya Irving of Oregon, a first-year student at the University of Alaska Southeast, first heard of the school when staff sent her a letter. Fellow freshman Bull Marks of Indiana found UAS on the Internet.

Reaching out raises enrollment
Tonya Irving of Oregon, a first-year student at the University of Alaska Southeast, first heard of the school when staff sent her a letter. Fellow freshman Bull Marks of Indiana found UAS on the Internet.

Harry Potter contest opened to Alaska's kids
ANCHORAGE - The Last Frontier's many Harry Potter fans will get a chance to compete for a meeting with the children's book's author after all.

Mayoral race takes on bears
Mayoral candidate Mark Farmer is proposing a garbage-bear control plan for the city that includes compulsory use of bear-proof garbage containers and hiring a year-round, state-trained bear-control community service officer.

Police and Fire

Grade schoolers pass exam
ANCHORAGE - Results of a statewide exam show Alaska's grade school students are holding their own in reading and writing, but have trouble as math gets more complex.

Briefly
Assembly OKs sewer, airport funds

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

City faces $60K fine
The city is facing a $60,000 federal fine for dumping raw or partially treated sewage into the Mendenhall River and Gastineau Channel in 1999.

Safety on local runways under review
The Federal Aviation Administration is holding a public discussion Tuesday on runway safety at the Juneau Airport.

Briefly
Assembly OKs sewer, airport funds

Grade schoolers pass exam
ANCHORAGE - Results of a statewide exam show Alaska's grade school students are holding their own in reading and writing, but have trouble as math gets more complex.

Police and Fire

Safety on local runways under review
The Federal Aviation Administration is holding a public discussion Tuesday on runway safety at the Juneau Airport.

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

Clarification

Assembly approves change in rescues
The city is giving surplus dive rescue and recovery equipment to South East Aquatic Safety Inc. and at the Juneau Assembly's Monday night meeting established a protocol mandating cooperation between Capital City Fire and Rescue personnel and SEAS, a volunteer nonprofit organization.

Clarification

Center at JDHS looks at offering birth control
Dispensing birth control methods at the Juneau Teen Health Center could reduce unwanted pregnancies, some advocates say. But other people are concerned it would contradict the high school's message of abstinence.

Letter: Gruening omitted

Math error corrected
My letter published on Sunday contains an error.

Ketchikan mayor edits meet-the-author script

Letter: Presidents appeared to like the Bible

Word of Mouth

Letter: Time for bear laws

Letter: Gruening omitted

Word of Mouth

U.S. wasn't founded on religious tenets
A few facts about the separation of church and state. The U.S. Constitution (First Amendment, Art. VI) states "Congress shall make no law respecting an establis

Ketchikan mayor edits meet-the-author script

Endgame on the Hill
The following editorial appeared in today's Washington Post: This has been not just an unproductive but an unusual Congress in that the minority and majority roles have been reversed. The Democrats, led by the president, have set most of the agenda. The Republicans have spent most of their time playing defense, trying to block Democratic proposals -- having not that many of their own -- without appearing obstructionist.

Word of Mouth

Endgame on the Hill
The following editorial appeared in today's Washington Post: This has been not just an unproductive but an unusual Congress in that the minority and majority roles have been reversed. The Democrats, led by the president, have set most of the agenda. The Republicans have spent most of their time playing defense, trying to block Democratic proposals -- having not that many of their own -- without appearing obstructionist.

Letter: Time for bear laws

Letter: Presidents appeared to like the Bible

Marijuana laws may go up in smoke
There is reason to think our federal marijuana laws unraveling.

Word of Mouth

Math error corrected
My letter published on Sunday contains an error.

Marijuana laws may go up in smoke
There is reason to think our federal marijuana laws unraveling.

U.S. wasn't founded on religious tenets
A few facts about the separation of church and state. The U.S. Constitution (First Amendment, Art. VI) states "Congress shall make no law respecting an establis

Geezers wear masters crown again in Klondike
WHITEHORSE, Yukon Territory -- The Smokin' Ole Geezers of Juneau withstood the test of time ... again.

Geezers wear masters crown again in Klondike
WHITEHORSE, Yukon Territory -- The Smokin' Ole Geezers of Juneau withstood the test of time ... again.

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