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Sunday, November 21, 2004

Anchorage, Alaska not synonymous
In response to the editorial in The Voice of the (Anchorage) Times, "Juneau out of step with the rest of the state," it is clear that the editors did not do their homework (or chose not to).

Photo: Time to get Mcjolly
Downtown McDonald's employees Alex Albay, right, and Fernando Manalo untangle and staple up lights Friday along their storefront.

Study recommends removing wooden Lemon Creek bridge
A new study suggests the RediMix Bridge needs to be removed to prevent flooding of Lemon Creek.

A hill with a history
Every time the city or the state talks about building a new capitol on Telephone Hill, resident Peggy Pijan takes a wait-and-see attitude.

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

Younger student classes bulging
What's the difference between 20 kindergartners and 30 kindergartners? Well, noise comes to mind. But there are more significant educational issues, teachers say.

Photo: Leader eulogized
Edward and Cathy Thomas deliver the eulogy during a memorial service Friday for Richard James Stitt Sr. at Centennial Hall.

Swarm of eateries to hit city
A veritable smorgasbord is headed to Juneau's restaurant scene in the coming months, with new eateries featuring everything from sushi to gourmet pizza to international cuisine.

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

Howard C. Christie
Former Juneau resident, Howard C. Christie, 91, died Nov. 18, 2004, at his home in Bellingham, Wash., with his wife, Muriel (Davis) at his side.

School district will get less state money
For much of the past year, as the proposal for a second high school in the Mendenhall Valley was debated, those arguing for and against the facility cited many of the same sources of information, but the information was quite different.

Empire editorial: Thumbs up for the right kind of trash talk
Thumbs up the Southeast Conference for talking trash when the situation calls for it.

An abundance of facts, a shortage of useful ones
Jimmy sits in the corner of his high school math class and looks out the window as icy blue crystals swirl across the outstretched limbs of a Sitka spruce.

Out&About
A listing of outdoor events in town

Gearing up: Eaglecrest hasn't opened yet, but already ski enthusiasts are out on the slopes
Even though Eaglecrest Ski Area hasn't opened yet, skiing enthusiasts are showing up in droves.

Web links
Web sites of interest to local outdoors enthusiasts.

Boozer celebrates birthday with a win
Completing a stretch that called for four road games in five days, Utah's players might have been tempted to give in to fatigue Saturday night.

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 claims Pilot crown
It's been a few years since the Juneau-Douglas High School wrestling team could use depth to dominate a meet.

Teen daughter, two others arrested in death of woman
The teenage daughter of a woman whose body was found in a burning van on Prince of Wales Island has been charged with her mother's murder, along with two men that she knew, according to authorities.

Forest Service puts Gravina timber sale on hold, pending review
The U.S. Forest Service put a timber sale on Gravina Island on hold while it gives further review to the project strongly opposed by Native leaders in the area.

Alaska Digest
Staff and Wire reports from around the state.

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

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