Thursday, November 30, 2000

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Obituaries

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Around Town

Floyd Dryden Middle School Honor Roll for the first quarter of 2000-2001
The following is the Floyd Dryden Middle School honor roll for the first quarter of the 2000-2001 school year (All A = 4.0 GPA; A = 3.5 - 3.99 GPA; B = 3.00 - 3.49 GPA):

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Making a Christmas wish list for a landscaper
What would a gardener like for Christmas?

Pet of the week

Obituaries

Making a Christmas wish list for a landscaper
What would a gardener like for Christmas?

Pet of the week

Briefly

Obituaries

Around Town

Floyd Dryden Middle School Honor Roll for the first quarter of 2000-2001
The following is the Floyd Dryden Middle School honor roll for the first quarter of the 2000-2001 school year (All A = 4.0 GPA; A = 3.5 - 3.99 GPA; B = 3.00 - 3.49 GPA):

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'Men of Honor' a good, old-fashioned movie
As its title suggests, "Men of Honor" resembles a political speech delivered by a candidate who's determined to win.

Ron DeLay: School exec and singing dog

Actor pays tribute to one of Alaska's great artists
Sydney Laurence, one of the grand masters of Alaska painting, is coming back from the dead.

'The 6th Day' has a sense of humor; too bad the ending is so botched
Who can save the world faster than Arnold Schwarzenegger? Two Arnold Schwarzeneggers.

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'The 6th Day' has a sense of humor; too bad the ending is so botched
Who can save the world faster than Arnold Schwarzenegger? Two Arnold Schwarzeneggers.

Ron DeLay: School exec and singing dog

Gallery Walk
Lynne Parker's sculptures may be the only art pieces on display for Gallery Walk that have been beaten with a hammer, smeared with acid and burned with an acetylene torch.

Gallery Walk
Lynne Parker's sculptures may be the only art pieces on display for Gallery Walk that have been beaten with a hammer, smeared with acid and burned with an acetylene torch.

Novelist's work explores mystery in the Bush
Sometimes to get better, a writer needs to give up.

'Men of Honor' a good, old-fashioned movie
As its title suggests, "Men of Honor" resembles a political speech delivered by a candidate who's determined to win.

Novelist's work explores mystery in the Bush
Sometimes to get better, a writer needs to give up.

Actor pays tribute to one of Alaska's great artists
Sydney Laurence, one of the grand masters of Alaska painting, is coming back from the dead.

Underage drinking attracts cooperative law enforcement
The Juneau Police Department announced an agreement with the state Alcoholic Beverage Control Board for a cooperative enforcement effort to decrease the level of underage drinking and illegal distribution of alcohol to minors in Juneau.

Elton wins powerful seat
Democrats have elected Sen. Kim Elton of Juneau to serve on Senate Finance one of the most powerful committees in the state Legislature.

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Skagway trolls for winter business
Skagway, which makes most of its money in the summer, hopes to generate business in the winter through a new Web site.

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

Totem Creek to pitch golf course plan
Totem Creek will present its case for construction of a golf course a mile past the end of the North Douglas Highway at 5:30 this evening in Centennial Hall's ballroom No. 1.

Gravel mining sought near Boy Scout camp
Another element has entered the controversy over the locked gate on the trail to the Boy Scout camp near Eagle Beach.

Elton wins powerful seat
Democrats have elected Sen. Kim Elton of Juneau to serve on Senate Finance one of the most powerful committees in the state Legislature.

Skagway trolls for winter business
Skagway, which makes most of its money in the summer, hopes to generate business in the winter through a new Web site.

Mother says teen in crash will walk again
The condition of Kenneth "Kenny" Taug, 16, the Juneau youth injured in a collision with a city bus Monday evening, has improved.

Study: Alaska becoming more caring place to live
Alaska is growing more compassionate and is now ranked 10th nationally in that category - a jump from 22nd in 1988 - according to a new index developed by the charitable nonprofit United Way.

Study: Alaska becoming more caring place to live
Alaska is growing more compassionate and is now ranked 10th nationally in that category - a jump from 22nd in 1988 - according to a new index developed by the charitable nonprofit United Way.

Athlete remains in guarded condition
Kenny Taug, 16, the Juneau youth injured in a collision with a bus Monday evening, continues in satisfactory but guarded condition today in a Seattle hospital.

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Local teens go for a Spin
Daniel Brown Sr., who is a role model for his students at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School, is now a fashion model for Spin magazine.

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

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

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Looking at poor crab stocks
A group of crab fisherman met with Alaska Department of Fish and Game officials Tuesday as partners in a new tanner and king crab task force.

Gravel mining sought near Boy Scout camp
Another element has entered the controversy over the locked gate on the trail to the Boy Scout camp near Eagle Beach.

Trying to find a doc
Bartlett Regional Hospital has launched a nationwide search for a physician to fill the void anticipated when Dr. Henry Akiyama retires at year's end.

Looking at poor crab stocks
A group of crab fisherman met with Alaska Department of Fish and Game officials Tuesday as partners in a new tanner and king crab task force.

Mother says teen in crash will walk again
The condition of Kenneth "Kenny" Taug, 16, the Juneau youth injured in a collision with a city bus Monday evening, has improved.

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

Briefly

Trying to find a doc
Bartlett Regional Hospital has launched a nationwide search for a physician to fill the void anticipated when Dr. Henry Akiyama retires at year's end.

Local teens go for a Spin
Daniel Brown Sr., who is a role model for his students at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School, is now a fashion model for Spin magazine.

Underage drinking attracts cooperative law enforcement
The Juneau Police Department announced an agreement with the state Alcoholic Beverage Control Board for a cooperative enforcement effort to decrease the level of underage drinking and illegal distribution of alcohol to minors in Juneau.

Finnish designer to speak tonight
Graceful curves, natural materials and structures that emerge from the surrounding landscapes are hallmarks of Scandinavian architecture and design.

Finnish designer to speak tonight
Graceful curves, natural materials and structures that emerge from the surrounding landscapes are hallmarks of Scandinavian architecture and design.

Athlete remains in guarded condition
Kenny Taug, 16, the Juneau youth injured in a collision with a bus Monday evening, continues in satisfactory but guarded condition today in a Seattle hospital.

Totem Creek to pitch golf course plan
Totem Creek will present its case for construction of a golf course a mile past the end of the North Douglas Highway at 5:30 this evening in Centennial Hall's ballroom No. 1.

Palestinians would be wise to support Barak
The following editorial appeared in today's Los Angeles Times: Abandoned by his coalition partners and backed by only about 30 percent of Israelis, Prime Minister Ehud Barak has agreed to put his political future on the line next spring, two years ahead of scheduled elections.

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.

Show some sympathy
Death of a loved one is painful for all that have experienced it, whether the loss was a friend, child, spouse, parent or grandparent. This year I and many other community members have had to deal with the loss of three of my peers. The pain that was expressed by family and close friends was unbearable.

Palestinians would be wise to support Barak
The following editorial appeared in today's Los Angeles Times: Abandoned by his coalition partners and backed by only about 30 percent of Israelis, Prime Minister Ehud Barak has agreed to put his political future on the line next spring, two years ahead of scheduled elections.

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.

Leading not meddling
Thanks to the Empire for the Nov. 19 article on potential negative impacts to Alaskan fishermen due to salmon-killing dams on the Snake River in eastern Washington.

Leading not meddling
Thanks to the Empire for the Nov. 19 article on potential negative impacts to Alaskan fishermen due to salmon-killing dams on the Snake River in eastern Washington.

Show some sympathy
Death of a loved one is painful for all that have experienced it, whether the loss was a friend, child, spouse, parent or grandparent. This year I and many other community members have had to deal with the loss of three of my peers. The pain that was expressed by family and close friends was unbearable.

Harassment ongoing in some state offices
When Gov. Tony Knowles' deputy press secretary, Claire Richardson, described the administration's sexual harassment policy as being "zero tolerance," she must have been talking about the policy toward staff who work on the third floor of the capitol, certainly not the state employees who work across the street at the Alaska Office Building or other workplaces.

Juneau nurtures arts
I'm writing as a gracious guest of the community of Juneau, as an intern at Perseverance Theatre, and as an appreciative artist who got a blissful taste of minor celebrity during the run of PT's mainstage production of "Desire Under the Elms." I fly back home to Fairbanks on Dec. 11. Before I left, however, I wanted to extend sincere thanks to the Empire and the entire community for this opportunity to perform, create and stimulate.

Florida's Legislature should stay out of fray
The following editorial appeared in today's Washington Post: It's hard to decide from day to day what the right way out of the Florida electoral dispute might be. But some proposals are obviously wrong.

Harassment ongoing in some state offices
When Gov. Tony Knowles' deputy press secretary, Claire Richardson, described the administration's sexual harassment policy as being "zero tolerance," she must have been talking about the policy toward staff who work on the third floor of the capitol, certainly not the state employees who work across the street at the Alaska Office Building or other workplaces.

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.

Florida's Legislature should stay out of fray
The following editorial appeared in today's Washington Post: It's hard to decide from day to day what the right way out of the Florida electoral dispute might be. But some proposals are obviously wrong.

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.

Juneau nurtures arts
I'm writing as a gracious guest of the community of Juneau, as an intern at Perseverance Theatre, and as an appreciative artist who got a blissful taste of minor celebrity during the run of PT's mainstage production of "Desire Under the Elms." I fly back home to Fairbanks on Dec. 11. Before I left, however, I wanted to extend sincere thanks to the Empire and the entire community for this opportunity to perform, create and stimulate.

SPORTS IN JUNEAU

Duke sneaks by Illinois
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The top scoring team in the nation the last two years used defense to win its first test of the season at No. 1.

Sports in Juneau

Getting better with age
In a world where ever-increasing attention is given to younger athletes, Ira Rosen has shown age is not a limitation while placing second at the Masters World Powerlifting Championships in Usti Nad Labem, Czech Republic, on Oct. 22.

Getting better with age
In a world where ever-increasing attention is given to younger athletes, Ira Rosen has shown age is not a limitation while placing second at the Masters World Powerlifting Championships in Usti Nad Labem, Czech Republic, on Oct. 22.

Sports in Juneau

SPORTS IN JUNEAU

Duke sneaks by Illinois
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The top scoring team in the nation the last two years used defense to win its first test of the season at No. 1.

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