Sunday, October 16, 2005

Shouldn't mess with the earmarks
Sen. Murkowski's statements regarding the fact that transportation funds earmarked for Alaska bridges could only be used for roads and bridges in Katrina relief is part of the story.

Vandalism on the bus
As if we didn't have enough trouble with the busing situation in Juneau, now vandals have added a new problem.

Not racism
In regards to Mr. Wirtz's recent letter to the editor, I suggest he delve a bit more into the history of how Alaska Natives were incorporated into the American mainstream.

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

City, business leaders revisit road debate
The debate over the state's plan to build a road from Juneau to a ferry terminal near Skagway has sparked new arguments since the plan was altered in August.

Gottardi gets 20 years
Before getting a 20-year prison sentence for setting the September 2004 Auke Bay fire and hearing the judge call him "a clear and substantial risk to the public," Rickey Gottardi began to cry.

Sealaska, UAS join to shore up Haida language
The survival of a language needs your help.

Sharks: scary and cool
Whether you're a kid or an adult, sharks are cool.

SE shrimpers are feeling the squeeze
This is how the winter pot shrimp fishery goes in Southeast Alaska these days. If you blink, you'll miss it.

Memorial for Cecelia Kunz
Edward Kunz Jr., left, and Herman Davis stand with other members of the Coho clan to have their faces marked to signify their loss during a memorial Friday for Cecelia Kunz held at the Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall.

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

Julia J. Hall
Juneau resident, Julia J. Hall, 89, died on Oct. 12, 2005, at her home from complications due to Alzheimer's disease.

Dolly Estelle Moore
Juneau resident Dolly Estelle Moore, 83, died Oct. 9, 2005, in Juneau.

Editorial: The real 9th Circuit Court of Appeals debate
What's important about the debate over splitting up the sprawling 9th Circuit Court of Appeals is what fans of the proposal don't tell you.

My Turn: More rumors than bodies found in Katrina aftermath
With hundreds of news stories and countless hours of television coverage of Hurricane Katrina, there's one story that barely got out: That most of the violence reported never happened.

Salmon life cycle enriches Southeast
When the salmon come back to the local streams to spawn, we all know it.

Elk hunters may have chance to bag November trophy
If you're looking for a shot at a once-in-a-lifetime elk hunting experience, November may be your month.

Out&About
Out & About is a listing of recreational activities.

Another Southeast Alaska
A galactic spectacle of snow-capped mountains, black rock and neon blue icebergs serves as a hidden portal to a glacier named after a great war chief.

Saturday's JDHS box score

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 earns doubles crown
The Juneau-Douglas High School tennis team brought home a title in the boys singles division Saturday at the Anchorage High School Invitational.

Juneau-Douglas with a host of all-conference selections
In addition to earning a trip to the state championship game, the Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears also received a number of individual accolades prior to Saturday's game.

JDHS dominates state semifinal
The Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears are back in the state championship, and they got there in a dominating fashion.

Alaska Digest
Teens arrested in Floyd Dryden break-in

Fishing co-op finds way to get more bang for its buck
Members of the Olga/Moser Bay Seafood Producers Alliance have every reason to be hopeful after their second successful year marketing their salmon cooperatively.

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