Demonizing diminishes us
Mr. Anderson's attackers, and some opponents of development, choose to engag

Man charged with 8 counts of lewdness
A West Juneau man was arrested Friday morning at his home after police investigators caught him fondling himself, police said.

'Rough mission' celebrates 20th
Facilities for the homeless have come a long way since the 1970s, when Wino Alley was a South Franklin Street fixture.

2002 summer ferry reservations open Monday
JUNEAU -- The state ferry system will start taking reservations for summer 2002 on Monday, one of the earliest openings for bookings, officials said.

Police and Fire
Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported:

Brown bear attacks, tosses Hoonah hunter
A Hoonah man was tossed into the air by a brown bear on Thursday afternoon, but he escaped with a wound to his right leg just below the hip, from a canine tooth.

Tale of Arctic ordeal features leadership, scandal
Review of "Abandoned: The Story of the Greely Arctic Expedition 1881-1884" by Alden Todd, with introduction by Vilhjalmur Stefansson (University of Alaska Press, 323 pp., paper, $22.95, or $35.95 cloth).

Around Town
Events in Juneau

Three vets view war
When four jets plowed into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a Pennsylvania field Sept. 11, some of Juneau's war veterans saw the terrorist attack differently than most people. They saw the tragedy through the lens of their wars.

Distance education: Taking the body out of 'student body'
The professor wears a microphone and an earpiece, looks into a television camera, watches for computer messages and listens for phone calls.

Rockin' on
Jessica Israels, left, Danan Healy, center, and Samantha Hammer sing a medley of songs from the '60s as Lt. Col. John Clanton conducts the United States Army Field Band and Soldiers' Chorus during a Friday noon concert at Centennial Hall. The band performed for two full houses in Juneau as part of their Alaska Tour 2001.

Obituary: Margaret Rae Kalin Justice
Margaret Rae Kalin Justice died Oct. 7, 2001, in Juneau after a long illness.

My Turn: Agreeing to disagree with some civility
Since when must elected Assembly members surrender precious First Amendment rights and the privilege to express an opinion in the local newspaper?

Outside editorial: The limits of reassurance
Word of additional possible anthrax cases Friday made a jittery nation more so. It also gave new force to calls for the Bush administration to do a better job of reassuring Americans. What was the point of raising alarms without telling us how to b

Freeman contributed much through the Legislature as well as his outboard shop
It has been Oral Freeman Week in Alaska. The admired Ketchikan community and state leader died Oct. 6, at age 85, in his chair behind the counter at Alaska Outboard, where he had offered outboard, political and personal advice since 1955.

Go for a mental shopping spree with your PFD
Go for a mental shopping spree with your PFD

My Turn: Growing citizens for tomorrow
When the world is safe for democracy, will democracy itself be safe? Our security has been threatened and that has made us more aware than ever of the freedoms we often take for granted.

Word of Mouth
I would like to thank the four individuals who rounded up my small black dog at Fred Meyer on Wednesday. He must have escaped my car as I was loading packages. As I retraced my steps trying to locate him I made a quick stop at the Gastineau Humane Society. Much to my surprise and relief, he had already been safely deposited there. You turned my afternoon from one of frantic searching to one of joyous relief. Thank you for your time, patience and caring. You are an example of the fine people who live in this city.

Sports in Juneau
Sports events

JDHS swimming statistics
Local sports stats

Local runners hit Outside marathons
Tracy Rivera of Juneau was the top Southeast runner to finish the Portland Marathon, taking 149th place overall in the 26.2-mile run held Sept. 30 in Portland, Ore.

Juneau boys pull off upset in Anchorage
The Juneau-Douglas High School boys swimming and diving team claimed an upset victory over two of the top teams in the state, edging the defending state champion Dimond Lynx and the host Service Cougars in a tri-meet Friday at Anchorage's Service High School.

Haines economy weathers loss of cruise ship traffic
HAINES -- A pair of business indicators shows the Haines economy is doing better than some had expected, given this summer's sharp downturn in cruise ship dockings.

Pipeline shooting suspect indicted
FAIRBANKS -- The man accused of shooting a hole in the trans-Alaska oil pipeline Oct. 4 was indicted Friday by a Fairbanks grand jury.



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