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Tuesday, November 7, 2000

Local florists grow blossoming profits
Brilliant colors and soft pastels are hard to find in the natural landscape of winter when shades of gray dominate the local landscape. But for the florists in Juneau, bringing color to Southeast is serious business no matter what the season.

Local florists grow blossoming profits
Brilliant colors and soft pastels are hard to find in the natural landscape of winter when shades of gray dominate the local landscape. But for the florists in Juneau, bringing color to Southeast is serious business no matter what the season.

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Business Profile

Mining industry worth $1.12 billion in '99
ANCHORAGE - Alaska's mining industry was valued at $1.12 billion last year, the second highest amount on record, officials said.

Panel to coordinate fish research
JUNEAU - The North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission has agreed to coordinate salmon research in three areas, said Lt. Gov. Fran Ulmer, president of the four-member nation commission.

Business Profile

Mining industry worth $1.12 billion in '99
ANCHORAGE - Alaska's mining industry was valued at $1.12 billion last year, the second highest amount on record, officials said.

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Panel to coordinate fish research
JUNEAU - The North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission has agreed to coordinate salmon research in three areas, said Lt. Gov. Fran Ulmer, president of the four-member nation commission.

Obituary

Around Town

Around Town

Obituary

Around Town

Around Town

Changes planned for JDHS
Advanced and honors classes at Juneau-Douglas High School would have entrance requirements under a plan for the school's accreditation.

Ship pesticide reading false
The cruise industry has been cleared of suspicions that a banned pesticide was carried on ships visiting Southeast.

Riverbend to get roof improvements, but some problems remain
The city will improve the roof at Riverbend Elementary School, which has leaked since the school opened three years ago, but it won't be a perfect solution, officials warn.

Correction

Juneau man fights back after brain injury
Dick HofMann thought he was invincible until the day he almost died.

Elton may seek at-large House seats for Juneau
Today, Juneau residents are choosing House representatives for different parts of the community.

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Farmer to take on local bears
Former mayoral candidate Mark Farmer has been appointed by Mayor Sally Smith to head an advisory committee studying Juneau's garbage bear problem.

Students learn which vote really counts
If Juneau-Douglas High School were America, George W. Bush would be president already.

Times, conservation groups target of campaign complaints
Alaska Democrats are accusing a conservative editorial section in the Anchorage Daily News of behaving like an illegal campaign organization. Republicans, mean- while, are accusing a conservation group of illegally fronting for candidates in today's statewide election.

Changes planned for JDHS
Advanced and honors classes at Juneau-Douglas High School would have entrance requirements under a plan for the school's accreditation.

Hunting permits increased
The Alaska Board of Game has voted to nearly double the number of permits to hunt elk on Etolin and Zarembo Islands near Wrangell.

Where to vote in Juneau
The following are the precinct polling places in Juneau for Tuesday's presidential and state general election.

Kids get into voting habit early
At an age when many small children are preoccupied with naptime, 4-year-old Holly Nelson was choosing the country's next president.

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Riverbend to get roof improvements, but some problems remain
The city will improve the roof at Riverbend Elementary School, which has leaked since the school opened three years ago, but it won't be a perfect solution, officials warn.

Kids get into voting habit early
At an age when many small children are preoccupied with naptime, 4-year-old Holly Nelson was choosing the country's next president.

A last-minute scramble in Alaska
ANCHORAGE -- Candidates worked phones, volunteers braved the autumn chill to wave signs and political commercials clogged the airwaves Monday as campaigns scrambled for votes in tight races.

A last-minute scramble in Alaska
ANCHORAGE -- Candidates worked phones, volunteers braved the autumn chill to wave signs and political commercials clogged the airwaves Monday as campaigns scrambled for votes in tight races.

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

Where to vote in Juneau
The following are the precinct polling places in Juneau for Tuesday's presidential and state general election.

Big game hunter unveils new guide book
When hunting guide Larry Bartlett got his book "A Complete Guide to Float Hunting Alaska" back from the printer, he threw it in the water.

Visiting author relates Athabascan joys, trials
Attempted murder, ghostly visitations, poverty and hard-fought success mark an Athabascan family's transition into modern Alaska. In her new book, "Cold River Spirits," author Jan HarperHaines draws on intimate details of her family's history to tell a story of cultural assimilation from the inside out.

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

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

Correction

Ship pesticide reading false
The cruise industry has been cleared of suspicions that a banned pesticide was carried on ships visiting Southeast.

Elton may seek at-large House seats for Juneau
Today, Juneau residents are choosing House representatives for different parts of the community.

Visiting author relates Athabascan joys, trials
Attempted murder, ghostly visitations, poverty and hard-fought success mark an Athabascan family's transition into modern Alaska. In her new book, "Cold River Spirits," author Jan HarperHaines draws on intimate details of her family's history to tell a story of cultural assimilation from the inside out.

Farmer to take on local bears
Former mayoral candidate Mark Farmer has been appointed by Mayor Sally Smith to head an advisory committee studying Juneau's garbage bear problem.

Juneau man fights back after brain injury
Dick HofMann thought he was invincible until the day he almost died.

Times, conservation groups target of campaign complaints
Alaska Democrats are accusing a conservative editorial section in the Anchorage Daily News of behaving like an illegal campaign organization. Republicans, mean- while, are accusing a conservation group of illegally fronting for candidates in today's statewide election.

Hunting permits increased
The Alaska Board of Game has voted to nearly double the number of permits to hunt elk on Etolin and Zarembo Islands near Wrangell.

Students learn which vote really counts
If Juneau-Douglas High School were America, George W. Bush would be president already.

Big game hunter unveils new guide book
When hunting guide Larry Bartlett got his book "A Complete Guide to Float Hunting Alaska" back from the printer, he threw it in the water.

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

In this case, no
The editorial which appeared Sunday, 5 November, contains this sentence: "Are Bush or Gore up to the challenges of leadership?"

Electoral College holds potential perils
One positive thing that has come out of the 2000 presidential race between Al Gore and George W. Bush going down to the wire is that it has force-fed the American electorate on the existence of, and potential mischief involved in, the Electoral College.

Bush's real scandal: the coverup
Supporters of George W. Bush were quick to point fingers at Democrats for revealing, in the last days of his campaign for president, the Texas governor's 1976 drunk-driving arrest.

Fourth Amendment deserves more respect
The following editorial appeared Friday in the San Jose Mercury News:

Bush's real scandal: the coverup
Supporters of George W. Bush were quick to point fingers at Democrats for revealing, in the last days of his campaign for president, the Texas governor's 1976 drunk-driving arrest.

Next president will face a changed world
There is no way to know how a new occupant will handle the Oval Office, until it tests him.

Which candidate for commander in chief
The following editorial appeared in today's Washington Post: At the start of his campaign, Gov. George W. Bush sounded good on foreign policy. He distanced himself from the Republican Party's inward-looking wing and promised a strengthened military and greater attention to key alliances. Today Mr. Bush looks less convincing. His early promises have been undermined by his subsequent campaign, leaving Vice President Al Gore as the more committed internationalist.

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. The number to call in 586-4636. Then press 8255 to leave your message.

Blessing in disguise
I am disappointed in the Empire's coverage on the USFS's cancellation of Alaska Pulp Corp.'s timber contract. It's as if the Empire chose to print Don Young's and Frank Murkowski's press releases verbatim instead of presenting a complete picture.

Electoral College holds potential perils
One positive thing that has come out of the 2000 presidential race between Al Gore and George W. Bush going down to the wire is that it has force-fed the American electorate on the existence of, and potential mischief involved in, the Electoral College.

Listing the best and worst of campaign 2000
Here's an admittedly subjective list of the year's high and low points.

Fourth Amendment deserves more respect
The following editorial appeared Friday in the San Jose Mercury News:

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. The number to call in 586-4636. Then press 8255 to leave your message.

Next president will face a changed world
There is no way to know how a new occupant will handle the Oval Office, until it tests him.

Blessing in disguise
I am disappointed in the Empire's coverage on the USFS's cancellation of Alaska Pulp Corp.'s timber contract. It's as if the Empire chose to print Don Young's and Frank Murkowski's press releases verbatim instead of presenting a complete picture.

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. The number to call in 586-4636. Then press 8255 to leave your message.

Listing the best and worst of campaign 2000
Here's an admittedly subjective list of the year's high and low points.

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. The number to call in 586-4636. Then press 8255 to leave your message.

In this case, no
The editorial which appeared Sunday, 5 November, contains this sentence: "Are Bush or Gore up to the challenges of leadership?"

Which candidate for commander in chief
The following editorial appeared in today's Washington Post: At the start of his campaign, Gov. George W. Bush sounded good on foreign policy. He distanced himself from the Republican Party's inward-looking wing and promised a strengthened military and greater attention to key alliances. Today Mr. Bush looks less convincing. His early promises have been undermined by his subsequent campaign, leaving Vice President Al Gore as the more committed internationalist.

Sports in Juneau

Sports in Juneau

Sports in Juneau

Sports in Juneau

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