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Sunday, October 15, 2000

Power grab or good policy?
Mixed in with drug use, gunfire and a tax revolt on the Nov. 7 general election ballot, a proposed constitutional amendment on public corporations is considered a little dull even by a leading sponsor.

New investment officer to oversee permafund
The Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. has hired Allan Moore as its new Chief Investment Officer.

Power grab or good policy?
Mixed in with drug use, gunfire and a tax revolt on the Nov. 7 general election ballot, a proposed constitutional amendment on public corporations is considered a little dull even by a leading sponsor.

New investment officer to oversee permafund
The Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. has hired Allan Moore as its new Chief Investment Officer.

Inside Out

Learning from another land
Juneau teacher finds parallels between

Inside Out

Learning from another land
Juneau teacher finds parallels between

Obituary

Police and Fire

Friday fire totals van downtown
Juneau A fire destroyed a Capital Cab van Friday afternoon on South Franklin Street and drew a crowd as a large cloud of dark smoke billowed over Peoples Wharf.

Bridge over Alaska waters
Ferry riders sometimes play cards to pass the time, but this weekend 40 bridge players rode the ferry just to play cards. They commandeered the secondary dining room on the Kennicott, spreading cards across the small tables for four days.

School raffle gives winner Juneau vacation
Juneau If drizzle and dreariness have your family thinking of vacation, but you're budget won't allow a break, increase your chances of getting away from it all by buying a raffle ticket during the Juneau Community Charter School's Family Vacation Raffle.

Kids meet to learn the ABCs of politics
Almost 500 students converge for a 3-day conference at JDHS

B.C. meteorite allows for study of early solar system
WASHINGTON In a search for new clues about the origin of life, researchers worldwide are analyzing bits of a bus-sized meteorite that blazed to Earth last January in a spectacular fireball, giving science the most pristine primordial matter ever recovered.

Obituary

Police and Fire

School raffle gives winner Juneau vacation
Juneau If drizzle and dreariness have your family thinking of vacation, but you're budget won't allow a break, increase your chances of getting away from it all by buying a raffle ticket during the Juneau Community Charter School's Family Vacation Raffle.

Kids meet to learn the ABCs of politics
Almost 500 students converge for a 3-day conference at JDHS

Friday fire totals van downtown
Juneau A fire destroyed a Capital Cab van Friday afternoon on South Franklin Street and drew a crowd as a large cloud of dark smoke billowed over Peoples Wharf.

B.C. meteorite allows for study of early solar system
WASHINGTON In a search for new clues about the origin of life, researchers worldwide are analyzing bits of a bus-sized meteorite that blazed to Earth last January in a spectacular fireball, giving science the most pristine primordial matter ever recovered.

Bridge over Alaska waters
Ferry riders sometimes play cards to pass the time, but this weekend 40 bridge players rode the ferry just to play cards. They commandeered the secondary dining room on the Kennicott, spreading cards across the small tables for four days.

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.

My Turn: Prop 4 will gut services
By Wayne Anthony Ross

Doing their duty
The following editorial appeared in Saturday's Washington Post: The phrase "in harm's way" has a face again. Too many faces. Seventeen sailors, including two women, are dead or missing and presumed dead as a result of Thursday's apparent suicide attack on the USS Cole in the Yemeni port of Aden, where it was tying up to refuel.

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.

Sea lions and fishermen are together in this one
The world's largest species of sea lion is starving to death. Unless steps are taken to reverse the plummeting population of Steller sea lions, magnificent animals that inhabit the northern Pacific and grow to the size of a Volkswagen Beetle, many scientists believe that the species is doomed. However, the long-term effects are not limited to this species.

Alaska mysteries can drain
I was up very late last night, sweating my way through a northern winter kidnapping, murder and insidious drygulching. As if that wasn't nail-biting enough, the main characters broke up. They had been together through so many murders, near murders and stalkings, I thought they were bulletproof. I cried my eyes out and now feel drained.

Alaska mysteries can drain
I was up very late last night, sweating my way through a northern winter kidnapping, murder and insidious drygulching. As if that wasn't nail-biting enough, the main characters broke up. They had been together through so many murders, near murders and stalkings, I thought they were bulletproof. I cried my eyes out and now feel drained.

Doing their duty
The following editorial appeared in Saturday's Washington Post: The phrase "in harm's way" has a face again. Too many faces. Seventeen sailors, including two women, are dead or missing and presumed dead as a result of Thursday's apparent suicide attack on the USS Cole in the Yemeni port of Aden, where it was tying up to refuel.

Sea lions and fishermen are together in this one
The world's largest species of sea lion is starving to death. Unless steps are taken to reverse the plummeting population of Steller sea lions, magnificent animals that inhabit the northern Pacific and grow to the size of a Volkswagen Beetle, many scientists believe that the species is doomed. However, the long-term effects are not limited to this species.

Letter: Prop 4 thwarts local controls
In the Nov. 7 general election I will vote NO on Proposition 4. This ballot measure proposes to cap municipal property taxes at 10 mills ($1,000 per year for every $100,000 worth of property).

My Turn: Prop 4 will gut services
By Wayne Anthony Ross

Letter: Prop 4 thwarts local controls
In the Nov. 7 general election I will vote NO on Proposition 4. This ballot measure proposes to cap municipal property taxes at 10 mills ($1,000 per year for every $100,000 worth of property).

Canadian Peter Reid win's Ironman
The Associated Press

Sports In Juneau

Sports In Juneau

Juneau swimmers finish second in Valley Invitational
The Juneau-Douglas High School Crimson Bears had a skeleton crew when they went to the Valley Invitational swimming and diving meet Friday and Saturday at Palmer High School.

College Corner: Beedle named to U.S. telemark ski team
By CHARLES BINGHAM

Canadian Peter Reid win's Ironman
The Associated Press

Juneau wins Haines tourney
The Juneau-Douglas High School volleyball team had an opening on its schedule this weekend, so the Crimson Bears filled it with a victory.

Juneau wins Haines tourney
The Juneau-Douglas High School volleyball team had an opening on its schedule this weekend, so the Crimson Bears filled it with a victory.

Juneau swimmers finish second in Valley Invitational
The Juneau-Douglas High School Crimson Bears had a skeleton crew when they went to the Valley Invitational swimming and diving meet Friday and Saturday at Palmer High School.

College Corner: Beedle named to U.S. telemark ski team
By CHARLES BINGHAM

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