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Saturday, December 4, 2004

There's a reason for graduated licenses
When you published the letter from MacKenzie Allison (Nov. 1), you probably were not aware of her qualification for objecting to the graduated driver's license.

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

Photo: Final touches for Gallery Walk
Holly Bierkortte of Annie Kaill's hangs artwork Thursday at the Front Street store.

City faces fifth lawsuit by man who claims harassment
Acting as his own attorney again, a Juneau man is seeking more than $500,000 in his fifth lawsuit against the city.

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

Photo: Holiday glow
The Governor's House glows with its annual display of holiday lights Thursday along Calhoun Avenue.

Photo: Thanks for years of entertainment
Sybil Davis, retiring executive director of the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council, receives a kiss from Juneau resident Linda Buckley as Natalee Rothaus pins on a corsage during a party at the Baranof Hotel to honor Davis for her service to the council.

Bunton and Rodriguez wed
Jennifer Jean Bunton and Paul Jose Rodriguez Sr., both of Juneau, were married at 2 p.m., on Oct. 16, 2004, at the parents of the bride's home on Engineers Cutoff Road.

Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School honors students with good GPA
Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School staff is proud to celebrate the students on the honor roll.

Thank you
Messages of thanks to the community from the community.

Cox and Roomsburg wed
Erin Elisabeth Cox of Phoenix, Ariz., and Ryan Adam Roomsburg of Juneau were married in a private ceremony on Nov. 25, 2004, in Juneau.

FYI
Statistics of Juneau

Conant and Torres wed
Colleen Marie Conant, of Juneau, and Juan Jose Lopez Torres, of Seville, Spain, were married in a civil ceremony on Nov. 12, 2004, in Seville.

Neighbors Digest
Jumpers perform on Saturday

Harold Oluf Fossum
Longtime Juneau resident Harold Oluf Fossum, 75, died unexpectedly on Dec. 1, 2004.

Donovan Swanke
Longtime Juneau resident Donovan Swanke, 73, died Oct. 2, 2004, in Kona, Hawaii.

Hoonah aiming for five
Throughout their prep careers, players on this year's Hoonah High School volleyball team have known just one way to end the Southeast season - as region champions.

Sports Brief
Viking wrestlers trying to claim third straight Southeast team title

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 Parks and Rec Ordway Basketball standings
Standings through Nov. 28 for the Juneau Parks and Recreation Department's Adult Ordway Basketball League

Study: Infant abuse high in Alaska
Alaska infants are being physically abused at disproportionately high rates, according to a study presented this week in Anchorage.

Blaze damages two tanks at gas production site near Kenai
Two 12,600-gallon tanks were engulfed by a fire that destroyed other equipment at a Marathon Oil natural gas production pad northeast of Kenai.

Photo: Sled full of gifts
An Alaska National Guardsman dressed as Santa Claus rides in a dog sled from the airstrip to the school in Venetie, where he will deliver gifts to the children in the remote Neets'aii Gwich'in Indian community, north of Fairbanks.

Cuts in Alaska court second highest in nation
Alaska's federal court has lost 11 workers over the past year due to budget problems, resulting in the clerk's office being open to the public fewer hours and employees having to perform multiple tasks.

Highway plan would have smallest effect on fish habitat
Upgrading the Sterling Highway near Cooper Landing by moving the road north across Juneau Creek probably would have the least impact on anadromous fish habitat of three alternatives, according to a report prepared for the state.

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

Alaska Digest
Staff and Wire reports from around the state/the Northwest

Corrections
Due to a reporter's error, a story in Tuesday's Empire inaccurately said a campaign finance reform initiative would limit donations from political parties to $1,000, compared to the $4,000 now allowed.

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