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Sunday, November 5, 2000

Around Town

Obituaries

Around Town

Obituaries

Raising the Grade
"It has wings," a boy said excitedly, looking through a pile of creek muck in Mary Carter's fourth-grade class at Glacier View Elementary School.

Raising the Grade
"It has wings," a boy said excitedly, looking through a pile of creek muck in Mary Carter's fourth-grade class at Glacier View Elementary School.

Inside Out

Inside Out

Outside influence center of wildlife debate
As with the title character in Alfred Hitchcock's "Rebecca," the alleged protagonist is missing from Alaska's debate about wildlife management.

Preserving everything from crucibles to crazy quilts
Documenting and preserving the past were the main topics Saturday afternoon during free tours at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum.

Preserving everything from crucibles to crazy quilts
Documenting and preserving the past were the main topics Saturday afternoon during free tours at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum.

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

Council says Weeks should stay
Larry Weeks, a Superior Court judge based in Juneau, is up for retention in the Nov. 7 election.

Outside influence center of wildlife debate
As with the title character in Alfred Hitchcock's "Rebecca," the alleged protagonist is missing from Alaska's debate about wildlife management.

Council says Weeks should stay
Larry Weeks, a Superior Court judge based in Juneau, is up for retention in the Nov. 7 election.

Briefly

Asphalt plant opposed by neighboring residents
A city-approved asphalt plant operation in the lower West Mendenhall Valley is meeting resistance from a half-dozen local residents. They filed an appeal of the Juneau Planning Commission's Oct. 13 conditional use permit for an asphalt plant that borders their residential neighborhood. The appeal was filed with the city clerk Thursday.

Disagreeing on how to keep score
Figure out what you want kids to know, teach it to them, test them to see if they know it and help those who don't.

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

Demers sentenced to halfway house
Convicted embezzler Jim Demers was sentenced Friday to six months in a halfway house and ordered to pay up to $24,000 in restitution.

Disagreeing on how to keep score
Figure out what you want kids to know, teach it to them, test them to see if they know it and help those who don't.

Briefly

Demers sentenced to halfway house
Convicted embezzler Jim Demers was sentenced Friday to six months in a halfway house and ordered to pay up to $24,000 in restitution.

Asphalt plant opposed by neighboring residents
A city-approved asphalt plant operation in the lower West Mendenhall Valley is meeting resistance from a half-dozen local residents. They filed an appeal of the Juneau Planning Commission's Oct. 13 conditional use permit for an asphalt plant that borders their residential neighborhood. The appeal was filed with the city clerk Thursday.

Not a crime
So much of the discussion surrounding Proposition 5 centers on whether marijuana is bad for one's health, is addictive or leads to other addictions, or creates problems in one's work or personal life. These arguments miss the point.

Changing Alaska's Constitution should not be taken lightly
By now the Alaska public has been pummeled with numerous reasons and arguments for and against Proposition 1 prohibiting wildlife issues from being decided by initiative. Who is right and who is wrong?

The Empire endorses

Not a crime
So much of the discussion surrounding Proposition 5 centers on whether marijuana is bad for one's health, is addictive or leads to other addictions, or creates problems in one's work or personal life. These arguments miss the point.

The Empire endorses

Effective Beth
Rep. Beth Kerttula's opponent has tried to minimize her service on the Legislature's joint committee to study BP's takeover of ARCO. He apparently misunderstands the impact of the oil industry on Juneau's economy.

Effective Beth
Rep. Beth Kerttula's opponent has tried to minimize her service on the Legislature's joint committee to study BP's takeover of ARCO. He apparently misunderstands the impact of the oil industry on Juneau's economy.

A yes vote is right choice for judges
With all the attention that has been directed to candidates and ballot propositions, it is easy to forget that the ballot also lists a number of judges and asks for a vote on whether each judge should be retained. Some voters may find this part of the ballot puzzling, but it is really quite straightforward. A "Yes" vote means you believe the person should continue serving as a judge.

Same-day airborne hunting is wrong
A YES vote on Proposition 6 will restore the ban on same-day airborne wolf hunting that Alaskan's passed overwhelmingly in 1996.

Same-day airborne hunting is wrong
A YES vote on Proposition 6 will restore the ban on same-day airborne wolf hunting that Alaskan's passed overwhelmingly in 1996.

Changing Alaska's Constitution should not be taken lightly
By now the Alaska public has been pummeled with numerous reasons and arguments for and against Proposition 1 prohibiting wildlife issues from being decided by initiative. Who is right and who is wrong?

A yes vote is right choice for judges
With all the attention that has been directed to candidates and ballot propositions, it is easy to forget that the ballot also lists a number of judges and asks for a vote on whether each judge should be retained. Some voters may find this part of the ballot puzzling, but it is really quite straightforward. A "Yes" vote means you believe the person should continue serving as a judge.

Juneau sweeps titles in Region V swimming
Juneau-Douglas High School swimming coach John Wray celebrated his birthday Friday, but the Crimson Bears waited until Saturday to give him his presents.

Sports in Juneau

Spikers advance to state
The Juneau-Douglas High School volleyball team struggled at times Saturday, but still managed to rally for a three-game sweep of Ketchikan to win the Region V-Class 4A championship for the 11th time in 13 years.

Spikers advance to state
The Juneau-Douglas High School volleyball team struggled at times Saturday, but still managed to rally for a three-game sweep of Ketchikan to win the Region V-Class 4A championship for the 11th time in 13 years.

Local Scoreboard: Swimming scores

Local Scoreboard: Swimming scores

Juneau sweeps titles in Region V swimming
Juneau-Douglas High School swimming coach John Wray celebrated his birthday Friday, but the Crimson Bears waited until Saturday to give him his presents.

Sports in Juneau

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