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Sunday, September 25, 2005

Stuck on the road
The people in the Houston area tried to evacuate, and they're still stuck.

Let the voters decide
The elitists in our community are at it again.

Rise to the occasion
Hundreds of thousands of people have lost their homes, their jobs and in many cases their loved ones in the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

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

Candidates offer experience, youth, zeal: Mara Early
Assembly candidate Mara Early says what separates her from the field is she is one of those young people that government officials, business owners and her opponents say the city needs to retain.

Volunteers brave Juneau's weather for work on National Public Lands Day
The rain may have played a factor in the turnout at Cope Park on Saturday, but it didn't dampen the spirits of those volunteering for National Public Lands Day.

Candidates offer experience, youth, zeal: Bob Doll
Assembly candidate Mara Early says what separates her from the field is she is one of those young people that government officials, business owners and her opponents say the city needs to retain.

Junior chamber identifies with departing president
Many Juneau Chamber of Commerce members at a candidates' forum for an at-large Juneau Assembly seat said they see eye-to-eye with David Summers.

Art for his enemies
When not patrolling the streets of Baghdad with his National Guard unit Keith Gibson created art to give to his "enemies."

Photo: Something in mining?
Mike Johnson, human resource director of Coeur D'Alene's Rochester Mine in Nevada, takes an application from Bea Findlay during Saturday's Juneau Job Fair at Centennial Hall.

Warm water brings spate of weird fish
An array of exotic fish and other unusual marine critters flooded the waters of Southeast Alaska this summer.

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

Candidates offer experience, youth, zeal: David Summers
Assembly candidate Mara Early says what separates her from the field is she is one of those young people that government officials, business owners and her opponents say the city needs to retain.

Out&About
Sept. 28: Bird walk, noon, Rainbow Foods lobby. Sponsored by Juneau Audubon Society. Details: 957-1050.

Into the bog
When hikers think of Juneau's trails, they usually think of rain forest. But many local trails provide easy access to a special habitat: the muskegs (or, more properly, bogs).

Web links
Web sites of interest to local outdoors enthusiasts.

Winter king crab season to open Oct. 1
Though salmon season wanes, crabbing lasts all winter.

Harris Harbor gets ready to shine
People driving across the Douglas Bridge into downtown Juneau should notice a new "special glow" in the evening, Harbormaster Lou McCall said as summer was ending last week.

Part of Gustavus moose hunt closes
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has announced a partial closure to moose hunting in Game Management Unit 1 near Gustavus.

High School Swimming and Diving Results
Petersburg Invitational Swim Meet Results

Crimson Bears sweep Sitka in a Southeast Alaska battle
The Juneau-Douglas High School volleyball team dropped a rare set this weekend but kept its perfect Southeast Conference record in tact with two wins over host Sitka this weekend.

Juneau-Douglas coasts past West Valley, 54-0
Though the entire Juneau-Douglas High School football team played solid in a 54-0 rout of West Valley on Friday, the night clearly belonged to one Crimson Bear in particular.

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.

JDHS wins boys, girls region titles
It's become an annual tradition.

Region V Championships
Saturday at Ketchikan

Friday's JDHS football box score

Norman with two wins for Juneau
The Juneau-Douglas High School swimming and diving teams entered the toughest portion of their schedule this weekend with Friday and Saturday meets at Petersburg.

Gov. Murkowski's gas-line timetable unlikely to happen
Broken deadlines and continued wrangling have dimmed the chances that the Alaska Legislature will meet by the end of the year to consider the terms of building a North Slope natural gas pipeline.

Alaska Digest
Staff and Wire reports from around the state.

This Day in History
In Alaska, the nation and the world

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