Sunday, November 12, 2000

New committee heads see changes
Newly appointed Juneau Assembly Finance Committee Chairwoman Cathy Munoz anticipates the next budget cycle to be considerably less gloomy than the last one.

Funds for high school ranked low by state
The proposed high school at Dimond Park is ranked 43rd on a state priority list for school construction grants, behind $337 million in other requests for state funds.

New committee heads see changes
Newly appointed Juneau Assembly Finance Committee Chairwoman Cathy Munoz anticipates the next budget cycle to be considerably less gloomy than the last one.

Funds for high school ranked low by state
The proposed high school at Dimond Park is ranked 43rd on a state priority list for school construction grants, behind $337 million in other requests for state funds.

Capitol cruise summit
Two months ago, Gov. Tony Knowles stood by the cruise ship dock downtown and described the industry's environmental performance as "disgraceful."

Capitol cruise summit
Two months ago, Gov. Tony Knowles stood by the cruise ship dock downtown and described the industry's environmental performance as "disgraceful."

Cultivating Alaska's most lucrative ca$h crop
The Mat-Su area may be home to as many as 1,200 marijuana farms most of them

Cultivating Alaska's most lucrative ca$h crop
The Mat-Su area may be home to as many as 1,200 marijuana farms most of them

SE doesn't grow most of its own
Marijuana-growing operations are rare birds in Southeast Alaska in contrast to the frequent fliers in the Matanuska and Sustina valleys.

Why experts worry about pot
Although marijuana was minimized as a recreational drug in the 1960s, it's seen as a much more potent substance today.

Why experts worry about pot
Although marijuana was minimized as a recreational drug in the 1960s, it's seen as a much more potent substance today.

SE doesn't grow most of its own
Marijuana-growing operations are rare birds in Southeast Alaska in contrast to the frequent fliers in the Matanuska and Sustina valleys.

Flying south in pursuit of sunshine and dreams
Alaskans often go south in the winter in search of sun - California, Hawaii, Mexico. If a little's good, a lot must be better, right? So I'm going south this week too.

Police and Fire

Obituaries

Flying south in pursuit of sunshine and dreams
Alaskans often go south in the winter in search of sun - California, Hawaii, Mexico. If a little's good, a lot must be better, right? So I'm going south this week too.

Women's Council brings workplace visions to local schools
Workman and Lt. Stacie Fain, both of the Coast Guard in Juneau, visited Floyd Dryden Middle School last week as part of a series that brings professional women into the school.

Local pastor sees Mideast conflict, deplores Israeli actions
"Helicopter gun ship" is a vague phrase to most Juneau residents, but it became very real to Paul Beran during a recent two-week trip to the Middle East.

Local pastor sees Mideast conflict, deplores Israeli actions
"Helicopter gun ship" is a vague phrase to most Juneau residents, but it became very real to Paul Beran during a recent two-week trip to the Middle East.

Obituaries

Women's Council brings workplace visions to local schools
Workman and Lt. Stacie Fain, both of the Coast Guard in Juneau, visited Floyd Dryden Middle School last week as part of a series that brings professional women into the school.

Police and Fire

Around Town

Around Town

Letter: For the most part, our election system works

Word of Mouth

Letter: One tiny problem

Letter: Circulation jewel
I hope you know what a jewel you have in Cynthia.

Close elections? We're used to 'em
The vote count is too close to call. Recounts begin. Courts are petitioned to review the tally. Candidates huddle with advisors and sweat it out. Sound familiar? It should if you're an Alaskan.

Letter: One tiny problem

Letter: Circulation jewel
I hope you know what a jewel you have in Cynthia.

My Turn: Gore and Bush could take a lesson from Grant, Lee
n 1865, when Gen. U.S. Grant was hard onto the heels of determined but beaten Confederate soldiers, Gen. Robert E. Lee realized he must surrender or witness the devastation of his men.

My Turn: Gore and Bush could take a lesson from Grant, Lee
n 1865, when Gen. U.S. Grant was hard onto the heels of determined but beaten Confederate soldiers, Gen. Robert E. Lee realized he must surrender or witness the devastation of his men.

Word of Mouth

Where do you want to go?
On the front page of today's Empire, reporter Kristan "Stan" Hutchison shares her thoughts about fulfilling one of her dreams. She's taking a leave of absence from our newsroom and our community to spend about four months in a place where she will have to bundle up against the cold even though it's mid-summer.

Where do you want to go?
On the front page of today's Empire, reporter Kristan "Stan" Hutchison shares her thoughts about fulfilling one of her dreams. She's taking a leave of absence from our newsroom and our community to spend about four months in a place where she will have to bundle up against the cold even though it's mid-summer.

Letter: For the most part, our election system works

Close elections? We're used to 'em
The vote count is too close to call. Recounts begin. Courts are petitioned to review the tally. Candidates huddle with advisors and sweat it out. Sound familiar? It should if you're an Alaskan.

Bears make best of relocation
The Alaska state swimming and diving meet didn't quite go off as planned this weekend.

Juneau spikers eliminated from state tournament
The results may have been similar, but the Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears felt there was a world of difference between their two matches in the Class 4A state volleyball tournament Thursday and Friday at West Anchorage High School.

Craig takes fifth place in Class 3A state tourney
The Craig Panthers took fifth place in the Class 3A state tournament after dropping a 15-10, 15-13, 15-5 decision to the Seward Seahawks Saturday at West Anchorage High School.

State swim meet results
Results from the Alaska state high school swimming and diving championships held Friday at Bartlett High School in Anchorage and Saturday at Chugiak High School in Chugiak.

State swim meet results
Results from the Alaska state high school swimming and diving championships held Friday at Bartlett High School in Anchorage and Saturday at Chugiak High School in Chugiak.

Bears make best of relocation
The Alaska state swimming and diving meet didn't quite go off as planned this weekend.

Sports in Juneau

Sports in Juneau

Juneau spikers eliminated from state tournament
The results may have been similar, but the Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears felt there was a world of difference between their two matches in the Class 4A state volleyball tournament Thursday and Friday at West Anchorage High School.

Craig takes fifth place in Class 3A state tourney
The Craig Panthers took fifth place in the Class 3A state tournament after dropping a 15-10, 15-13, 15-5 decision to the Seward Seahawks Saturday at West Anchorage High School.

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