Sunday, September 24, 2000

AROUND TOWN

AROUND TOWN

Inside out

Stitched together by stairways
Like many frontier towns, Juneau was thrown together hastily in an effort to attract settlers, merchants, steamships and government services. Plans were not really thought through, said retired economist George W. Rogers.

Inside out

Stitched together by stairways
Like many frontier towns, Juneau was thrown together hastily in an effort to attract settlers, merchants, steamships and government services. Plans were not really thought through, said retired economist George W. Rogers.

Road-ferry vote a matter of politics
City voters are being asked to support either a road or better ferry service to improve Juneau access.

Twin Lakes drained for work
Corroded slide gates connecting Twin Lakes and Gastineau Channel will be replaced in the next few months. In the meantime, the lakes will not be available for trout fishing.

Around Juneau

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

Twin Lakes drained for work
Corroded slide gates connecting Twin Lakes and Gastineau Channel will be replaced in the next few months. In the meantime, the lakes will not be available for trout fishing.

A conceptual look at the new high school
The proposed new high school at Dimond Park could have a second-story library with glacier views. The building could be tucked into the trees or be visible from Riverside Drive. Its classrooms could swing off a curving hall or sit in wings.

Intruder alarms neighborhood
A Mendenhall Valley family and neighborhood have been galvanized by an attempted assault on a 9-year-old girl.

Intruder alarms neighborhood
A Mendenhall Valley family and neighborhood have been galvanized by an attempted assault on a 9-year-old girl.

Road-ferry vote a matter of politics
City voters are being asked to support either a road or better ferry service to improve Juneau access.

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

A conceptual look at the new high school
The proposed new high school at Dimond Park could have a second-story library with glacier views. The building could be tucked into the trees or be visible from Riverside Drive. Its classrooms could swing off a curving hall or sit in wings.

Around Juneau

A failing grade in Public Health 101
The following editorial appeared in Saturday's Los Angeles Times: The United States has an internationally respected "rapid-response system" for detecting and treating infectious diseases, as most Americans know through nonfiction thrillers like Richard Preston's "The Hot Zone." That book dramatized how the federal Centers for Disease Control quickly contained a deadly virus after it escaped into a lab in Reston, Va., in 1989.

Write-ins liven up boring campaigns
Democracy thrives on conflict, not consensus. That's the reason write-in candidacies can make elections more interesting.

The Kiss versus the Ash Sole
It's time for us to "take stock" of the presidential election campaign, so that we, as voters, can make an informed decision about how much vodka we will need to get through it.

Word of Mouth
Word of Mouth gives readers a forum to express opinions on a variety of issues by telephone. Calls must be limited to one minute and we reserve the right to edit calls for clarity, length and libel. The number to call in 586-4636. Then press 8255 to leave your message.

Write-ins liven up boring campaigns
Democracy thrives on conflict, not consensus. That's the reason write-in candidacies can make elections more interesting.

My turn

Letters
If yes means yes, and no means we haven't said yes yet, have we really been asked?

The Kiss versus the Ash Sole
It's time for us to "take stock" of the presidential election campaign, so that we, as voters, can make an informed decision about how much vodka we will need to get through it.

My turn

Letters
If yes means yes, and no means we haven't said yes yet, have we really been asked?

A failing grade in Public Health 101
The following editorial appeared in Saturday's Los Angeles Times: The United States has an internationally respected "rapid-response system" for detecting and treating infectious diseases, as most Americans know through nonfiction thrillers like Richard Preston's "The Hot Zone." That book dramatized how the federal Centers for Disease Control quickly contained a deadly virus after it escaped into a lab in Reston, Va., in 1989.

Word of Mouth
Word of Mouth gives readers a forum to express opinions on a variety of issues by telephone. Calls must be limited to one minute and we reserve the right to edit calls for clarity, length and libel. The number to call in 586-4636. Then press 8255 to leave your message.

Juneau spikers sweep Sitka
Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears assistant volleyball coach Dale Bontrager believes his team can improve on perfection.

Bartlett crushes Juneau
ANCHORAGE -- The Juneau-Douglas High School football team's long Saturday became an eternity after Bartlett administered a 41-12 whipping of the Crimson Bears at the Anchorage Football Stadium.

Juneau runners sweep region titles

Bears sweep swim meets in Ketchikan
The Juneau-Douglas boys and girls swim teams swept their weekend meets at the Mike Smithers Pool in Ketchikan.

Bears sweep swim meets in Ketchikan
The Juneau-Douglas boys and girls swim teams swept their weekend meets at the Mike Smithers Pool in Ketchikan.

Juneau runners sweep region titles

SPORTS IN JUNEAU

Weather postpones Sitka game
The Sitka varsity football team didn't play its scheduled game against Anchorage Christian Schools on Saturday because the ACS jet couldn't land in Sitka due to heavy fog.

Bartlett crushes Juneau
ANCHORAGE -- The Juneau-Douglas High School football team's long Saturday became an eternity after Bartlett administered a 41-12 whipping of the Crimson Bears at the Anchorage Football Stadium.

Weather postpones Sitka game
The Sitka varsity football team didn't play its scheduled game against Anchorage Christian Schools on Saturday because the ACS jet couldn't land in Sitka due to heavy fog.

SPORTS IN JUNEAU

Juneau spikers sweep Sitka
Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears assistant volleyball coach Dale Bontrager believes his team can improve on perfection.

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