Saturday, November 12, 2005

In the stacks: Large Print fiction titles
In addition to these new Large Print fiction titles, look for bestsellers by your favorite authors, including Sandra Brown, Jack Higgins, Catherine Coulter, Michael Cunningham, and Terry McMillan.

In the stacks: Large Print fiction titles
In addition to these new Large Print fiction titles, look for bestsellers by your favorite authors, including Sandra Brown, Jack Higgins, Catherine Coulter, Michael Cunningham, and Terry McMillan.

Bird regs up to board
This letter is in response to Dennis Harris' Nov. 9 letter to the editor. Mr. Harris' letter was in reference to an article in the Nov. 6 Empire ("It's winter, time for a snow hunt" by Eric Morrison).

Permanent fund pumped into the tank
Randy Wanamaker is right (Nov. 4 Empire, "City eyes tax break ...").

Painful irony from Iraq
I awoke Sunday morning to more of the painful irony I've come to associate with the "War on Terror" in quotes from two Marine commanders involved in the attack by U.S. and Iraqi government forces on the border town of Husaybah.

Bird regs up to board
This letter is in response to Dennis Harris' Nov. 9 letter to the editor. Mr. Harris' letter was in reference to an article in the Nov. 6 Empire ("It's winter, time for a snow hunt" by Eric Morrison).

Bridge is needed
When I read the Oct. 23 editorial, "Bridge Too Far Out," I was heartsick that you would print such inaccuracies about our community's bridge to the future.

Bridge is needed
When I read the Oct. 23 editorial, "Bridge Too Far Out," I was heartsick that you would print such inaccuracies about our community's bridge to the future.

Stop recycling the same old arguments
I have spent 30 years working in remote parts of Alaska in areas of resource development in particular those of mining and oil and gas developments at Prudhoe Bay and Northwest Alaska.

Permanent fund pumped into the tank
Randy Wanamaker is right (Nov. 4 Empire, "City eyes tax break ...").

Stop recycling the same old arguments
I have spent 30 years working in remote parts of Alaska in areas of resource development in particular those of mining and oil and gas developments at Prudhoe Bay and Northwest Alaska.

Painful irony from Iraq
I awoke Sunday morning to more of the painful irony I've come to associate with the "War on Terror" in quotes from two Marine commanders involved in the attack by U.S. and Iraqi government forces on the border town of Husaybah.

Around Town
Low-impact exercise, 10 a.m., Juneau Senior Center and Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Naked boat owner fends off intruder
A 41-year-old Juneau man said he was scared while standing naked on his boat using a shotgun to hold off a black-hooded intruder early Thursday, but not as much as later in the day when he heard the man "just wanted to be friends."

State cites mine for creek erosion
In the making: Construction continues at the camp and access road for the Kensington Mine, about 45 miles north of Juneau.

Images from another time: Return of a hero, 1992
Juneau's Hilary Lindh, three-time Olympian and former World Cup champion, is greeted by her parents, Barb and Craig Lindh, and a crowd of several hundred friends and fans at Juneau International Airport.

Images from another time: Return of a hero, 1992
Juneau's Hilary Lindh, three-time Olympian and former World Cup champion, is greeted by her parents, Barb and Craig Lindh, and a crowd of several hundred friends and fans at Juneau International Airport.

Around Town
Low-impact exercise, 10 a.m., Juneau Senior Center and Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

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

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

Vets Day more than a day off work
Many Juneau residents will have the chance to sleep in or do some extra chores around the house today.

State cites mine for creek erosion
In the making: Construction continues at the camp and access road for the Kensington Mine, about 45 miles north of Juneau.

Vets Day more than a day off work
Many Juneau residents will have the chance to sleep in or do some extra chores around the house today.

Naked boat owner fends off intruder
A 41-year-old Juneau man said he was scared while standing naked on his boat using a shotgun to hold off a black-hooded intruder early Thursday, but not as much as later in the day when he heard the man "just wanted to be friends."

Photo: A good deed
Janet Ruotsala, president of the Resident Council of Wildflower Court, presents Major Joe of the Salvation Army with a $500 check for victims of Hurricane Katrina.

Remembering everyday saints
Lives can be forever altered by the actions of the everyday saints. Gotta love 'em. They're everywhere.

Neighbors Digest
Staff reports from the residents of Juneau

FYI
News about the people you know

Neighbors helping Neighbors
Neighbors Helping Neighbors is a new weekly feature on the Neighbors page and is in collaboration with the United Way of Southeast Alaska.

A call for recipes
Do you have a killer recipe for Eaglecrest-picked blueberry pie? Bull kelp stir fry? Salmon soup?

Thank you
... for sharing thoughts, memories of Loren

Neighbors helping Neighbors
Neighbors Helping Neighbors is a new weekly feature on the Neighbors page and is in collaboration with the United Way of Southeast Alaska.

Images from another time: Welcome to Juneau, 1997
The statue of Patsy Ann awaits the arrival of cruise ships to port. The Fair Princess is on right, the Norwegian Cruise Line's Winward, center, and Holland America's Ryndam is on the left.

Student artist in the spotlight: Catherine Walsh
Student Artist in the Spotlight is a new weekly feature on the Neighbors page and is in collaboration with the Juneau School District's Elementary Art Program.

A call for recipes
Do you have a killer recipe for Eaglecrest-picked blueberry pie? Bull kelp stir fry? Salmon soup?

Photo: A good deed
Janet Ruotsala, president of the Resident Council of Wildflower Court, presents Major Joe of the Salvation Army with a $500 check for victims of Hurricane Katrina.

Student artist in the spotlight: Catherine Walsh
Student Artist in the Spotlight is a new weekly feature on the Neighbors page and is in collaboration with the Juneau School District's Elementary Art Program.

Student recognition
Recognizing Juneau's outstanding scholars

Student recognition
Recognizing Juneau's outstanding scholars

Thank you
... for sharing thoughts, memories of Loren

Images from another time: Welcome to Juneau, 1997
The statue of Patsy Ann awaits the arrival of cruise ships to port. The Fair Princess is on right, the Norwegian Cruise Line's Winward, center, and Holland America's Ryndam is on the left.

Neighbors Digest
Staff reports from the residents of Juneau

Remembering everyday saints
Lives can be forever altered by the actions of the everyday saints. Gotta love 'em. They're everywhere.

FYI
News about the people you know

Empire editorial: Watch your children, but let them grow up
Juneau parents and school administrators are learning that when it comes to Internet use, their children are more or less like other American youths.

Empire editorial: Watch your children, but let them grow up
Juneau parents and school administrators are learning that when it comes to Internet use, their children are more or less like other American youths.

My turn: Alaska's leaders must follow state constitution
What do you do when your government breaks the law?

My turn: Alaska's leaders must follow state constitution
What do you do when your government breaks the law?

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.

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.

Crimson Bears spike Kards in four games
The Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears volleyball team dug deep to pull out a win against the Kenai Central Kardinals in the quarterfinal round of the 3A/4A State Volleyball Championships on Thursday at West Anchorage High School.

Crimson Bears spike Kards in four games
The Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears volleyball team dug deep to pull out a win against the Kenai Central Kardinals in the quarterfinal round of the 3A/4A State Volleyball Championships on Thursday at West Anchorage High School.

Northwest Digest
Staff reports from around the state/the Northwest

Governor: Tap permafund for cities
Gov. Frank Murkowski proposed a new municipal revenue-sharing program Thursday that would use earnings from a reserve account invested in the Alaska Permanent Fund.

This Day in History
In Alaska, the nation, and the world

State pushes up timetable to build road
Juneau motorists could get a road to within a 16-mile ferry ride to Skagway in four years or less, state transportation officials said this week.

Eielson to stay open but lose 18 jets, 600 troops
A plan to remove all 18 A-10 jets and about 600 military personnel from Eielson Air Force Base became final this week after Congress let the recommendations of a base review commission become law.

Photo: Brimming with king crab
Greg Birchell guides a pot full of red king crabs onto the deck of Frigidland last weekend in the waters off Juneau.

Eielson to stay open but lose 18 jets, 600 troops
A plan to remove all 18 A-10 jets and about 600 military personnel from Eielson Air Force Base became final this week after Congress let the recommendations of a base review commission become law.

Retiree benefits suit headed back to court
A battle over the state cutting benefits for retired Alaska public employees, first waged some seven years ago, will be heard again by a Superior Court judge in January.

This Day in History
In Alaska, the nation, and the world

Retiree benefits suit headed back to court
A battle over the state cutting benefits for retired Alaska public employees, first waged some seven years ago, will be heard again by a Superior Court judge in January.

State pushes up timetable to build road
Juneau motorists could get a road to within a 16-mile ferry ride to Skagway in four years or less, state transportation officials said this week.

Photo: Brimming with king crab
Greg Birchell guides a pot full of red king crabs onto the deck of Frigidland last weekend in the waters off Juneau.

Court TV ponders covering Waterman trial
Prince of Wales Island teenager Rachelle Waterman's trial on charges of conspiring to kill her mother could end up on national television.

Governor: Tap permafund for cities
Gov. Frank Murkowski proposed a new municipal revenue-sharing program Thursday that would use earnings from a reserve account invested in the Alaska Permanent Fund.

Northwest Digest
Staff reports from around the state/the Northwest

Court TV ponders covering Waterman trial
Prince of Wales Island teenager Rachelle Waterman's trial on charges of conspiring to kill her mother could end up on national television.

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