Sunday, November 13, 2005

Mine isn't benevolent
In support of the Kensington Mine project, Joe Mathis claims in a Nov. 11 letter that he is tired of the "same old recycled arguments" against development activity.

Governor can't take 'no' for an answer
I just don't understand it. Someone please explain it to me. How it is that when the people say no to a jet, when the Alaska Legislature says no to a jet, when everyone says no to a jet, that this governor can still spend $2.5 million on a jet?

Mine isn't benevolent
In support of the Kensington Mine project, Joe Mathis claims in a Nov. 11 letter that he is tired of the "same old recycled arguments" against development activity.

Governor can't take 'no' for an answer
I just don't understand it. Someone please explain it to me. How it is that when the people say no to a jet, when the Alaska Legislature says no to a jet, when everyone says no to a jet, that this governor can still spend $2.5 million on a jet?

New tax laws help charities at home
In a year when donors have responded generously to victims of disasters at home and abroad, Congress has signed legislation designed to help charities who are feeling the pinch of competing appeals.

New tax laws help charities at home
In a year when donors have responded generously to victims of disasters at home and abroad, Congress has signed legislation designed to help charities who are feeling the pinch of competing appeals.

Can't tax church
I would like to comment on the article "Federal probe targets political activity at churches, nonprofits" that was published Nov. 8.

Can't tax church
I would like to comment on the article "Federal probe targets political activity at churches, nonprofits" that was published Nov. 8.

Veterans commemorate
George Bennett, left, and James Lindoff Jr. prepare to lead other Southeast Alaska Native veterans Friday into the Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall for Veterans Day ceremonies.

State takes fiscal look at seniors
State and city officials agree the growth of Alaska's senior population over the next 25 years is one of the biggest social and economic issues facing the state.

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

Veterans commemorate
George Bennett, left, and James Lindoff Jr. prepare to lead other Southeast Alaska Native veterans Friday into the Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall for Veterans Day ceremonies.

F&G, fishermen differ on halibut
michael penn / juneau empire Long-liner bounty: Randy Salvesen, right, and Tamas Clexto move halibut Saturday onto a scale at Alaska Glacier Seafoods.

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

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

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

Claim filed against officer is dismissed
A judge has dismissed a claim filed by a Juneau man accusing a city police officer of intentional infliction of emotional distress.

Claim filed against officer is dismissed
A judge has dismissed a claim filed by a Juneau man accusing a city police officer of intentional infliction of emotional distress.

New kiln heats up UAS art program
The University of Alaska Southeast art department is heating up.

New kiln heats up UAS art program
The University of Alaska Southeast art department is heating up.

F&G, fishermen differ on halibut
michael penn / juneau empire Long-liner bounty: Randy Salvesen, right, and Tamas Clexto move halibut Saturday onto a scale at Alaska Glacier Seafoods.

State takes fiscal look at seniors
State and city officials agree the growth of Alaska's senior population over the next 25 years is one of the biggest social and economic issues facing the state.

Mary Hargrave
Juneau resident Mary Hargrave died Nov. 11 at her home. A full obituary will follow at a later date.

Mary Hargrave
Juneau resident Mary Hargrave died Nov. 11 at her home. A full obituary will follow at a later date.

My turn: Savor your pork, fellow Alaskans, and sleep well
Sen. Ted Stevens has done a lot for our state. He has helped make us the pork capital of the country.

Empire editorial: State needs to throw small cities a lifeline before it's too late
Juneau has it good compared to many Alaska cities.

My turn: Savor your pork, fellow Alaskans, and sleep well
Sen. Ted Stevens has done a lot for our state. He has helped make us the pork capital of the country.

Empire editorial: State needs to throw small cities a lifeline before it's too late
Juneau has it good compared to many Alaska cities.

Scientists on the loose studying moose
With the moose population now estimated to outnumber the winter human population in Gustavus, several scientists from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game have gathered in the small community this weekend to learn more about the effects these mammals are having on the local ecosystem.

Alaska birds and birdwatchers delight in winter buffet
Susan Sharbaugh doesn't mind shelling out a few extra bucks for sunflower seeds and suet to feed the army of black-capped chickadees that flock to the feeders outside her Fairbanks cabin each day.

Scientists on the loose studying moose
With the moose population now estimated to outnumber the winter human population in Gustavus, several scientists from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game have gathered in the small community this weekend to learn more about the effects these mammals are having on the local ecosystem.

Alaska birds and birdwatchers delight in winter buffet
Susan Sharbaugh doesn't mind shelling out a few extra bucks for sunflower seeds and suet to feed the army of black-capped chickadees that flock to the feeders outside her Fairbanks cabin each day.

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

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

Crimson Bears take second place at Sitka
Following what Juneau-Douglas High School wrestling coach Kris Mercer described as a week of brutally intense practices, the Crimson Bears took second place Saturday at the Sitka Tournament.

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.

Juneau-Douglas takes fourth at state
Despite being eliminated from state championship contention on Friday, the Juneau-Douglas High School volleyball team refused to roll over and quit on Saturday in the third-place game of the Class 4A State Volleyball Championships at West Anchorage High School.

Crimson Bears take second place at Sitka
Following what Juneau-Douglas High School wrestling coach Kris Mercer described as a week of brutally intense practices, the Crimson Bears took second place Saturday at the Sitka Tournament.

Juneau-Douglas takes fourth at state
Despite being eliminated from state championship contention on Friday, the Juneau-Douglas High School volleyball team refused to roll over and quit on Saturday in the third-place game of the Class 4A State Volleyball Championships at West Anchorage High School.

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.

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

Villages turning to wind energy
Arctic winds blow steady and untrammeled across the flat, hoarfrosted tundra at the tip of this spindly peninsula in northwest Alaska.

Alaska Digest
Staff and Wire reports from around the state.

Alaska Digest
Staff and Wire reports from around the state.

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

Villages turning to wind energy
Arctic winds blow steady and untrammeled across the flat, hoarfrosted tundra at the tip of this spindly peninsula in northwest Alaska.

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