Sunday, September 12, 2004

Chapter books for a wide range of ages abound at the library
Chapter books for elementary and middle school readers and Young Adult titles for teens abound!

Back-biting Bushes
Never in my nearly 80 years have I heard or seen such back-biting mean-spiritedness as I have recently.

Primary purpose
There have been many complaints recently about the primary election from voters who feel disenfranchised.

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

Photo: Remembering September 11
September 11 Memorial

Green Party seeks all-Alaska gas line
Alaska needs to increase its share of the take in resource development and plan for a future without oil, according to Jim Sykes, the Green Party's candidate for U.S. Senate.

No contempt orders for no-show jurors
Excuses were few from people who appeared Friday before Juneau's presiding judge to show why they shouldn't be held in contempt for not showing up when called for a recent jury selection.

The pain after
Every time Bob Palmer visited his daughter, Michelle, while she received cancer treatment in Seattle, he wondered if it would be the last time he saw her alive.

Around Town
Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events.

Jury awards $12 million in insurance case
An insurance company that turned down a request to settle a Juneau traffic accident claim for $50,000 in 2001 now faces more than $12 million in punitive damages.

Correction
Two corrections from Friday's Empire

Jason Tripp Cunningham
Former Juneau resident Jason Tripp Cunningham, 34, died in his sleep Sept. 6, 2004, in Gallipolis, Ohio.

Community must plan and prepare for growth
Some thoughts about Juneau's downtown this weekend as I, like hundreds of thousands of Floridians, try to reason with hurricane season.

Empire editorial: Hydropower is nice, but not in national parks
No one would want the electric bill of a Gustavus resident. They pay five times what Juneau residents pay for power.

Setting your sights on a Gustavus moose
M oose season opens Wednesday, and when Juneau hunters talk about moose, nine times out of 10 they're talking about Gustavus.

Fish report
Here's the most recent fishing report from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game:

Out &A bout
A listing of outdoor events in town

First-time fishing
Making memories: First-time angler Brayden Massey Jones, 3, enjoys a day down at the dock recently.

Vikings hold on for victory
Rainier Beach better check its phone bill after it returns home to Seattle.

Juneau spikers go 6-0 on road trip
The Juneau-Douglas High School volleyball team posted a perfect 6-0 record during their weekend road trip to Soldotna and Kodiak.

Vestigial Appendages claim division title in Klondike road relay
A Juneau-based running team proved yet again that even vestigial appendages have plenty of kick.

Crimson Bear boys win Dimond Invite
The defending state champion Juneau-Douglas High School boys cross-country running team established itself as the team to beat again this year as the Crimson Bears claimed the title in the new Dimond Invitational meet held Saturday at Anchorage's Kincaid Park.

Juneau girl swimmers sweep, boys split in Sitka
Led by a mixture of younger and older swimmers, the Juneau-Douglas High School girls swimming and diving team dominated its competition at the Sitka Invitational meets Friday and Saturday at Sitka's Blatchley Pool.

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.

Alaska Digest
Staff and Wire reports from around the state

Great white bites halibut
Yakutat charter boat skipper Mark Sappington may be the only Alaskan able to say he shared his dinner with a great white shark.

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