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Sunday, December 11, 2005

Sell-off is disaster for public lands
Bob Barbee's comments in his My Turn (Dec. 9) regarding selling off public lands were right on target.

Pollution rules critical
I am writing to express how thoroughly disappointed I am by the amount of coverage you have given to the possible changes to DEC regulations on mixing zones.

APOC disappoints
If I hadn't seen it, I wouldn't have believed it. I attended the recent Metcalfe versus Stevens hearing as the Alaska Public Offices Commission board totally blew off the sworn testimony of Adak Fisheries owner Kjetil Solberg...

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

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

Dancing in honor
Miranda Worl, 8, a member of the Auke Bay and Mendenhall River Tlingit Dancers performs on Saturday during a ceremony to present two painted Tlingit panels that will be hung at the Auke Bay Shelter next summer.

Not enough hours in the day at rink
At midnight, hockey players finish the last game of the evening at Treadwell Arena.

Bonnie Lee Nelson
Longtime Juneau resident, Bonnie Lee (Hulse) Nelson, 74, died Dec. 8, 2005, in Juneau.

Empire editorial: Build unneeded wing later to make way for an auditorium
Some supporters of a second high school in the Mendenhall Valley are feeling betrayed. The auditorium that swung their votes in favor of the Dimond Park project now has an uncertain fate.

Outdoors Digest

Snow report
As of Friday, there was 1 foot of snow at the base and three 3 feet at the top at Eaglecrest Ski Area.

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

Beat the Cold
If enjoying the winter as well as surviving until spring is one of your wildly important goals for the next few months, success could depend on how you dress.

Wedding bells and fisticuffs at Marlintini's
Roughhouse Boxing at Marlintini's Lounge kicked off with wedding bells instead of fighters ringing each other's bell as Rooney Hasselquist and the former Jamiann Parduhn exchanged marital vows before the start of Friday's 10-bout card.

Floyd Dryden captures Boys A championship
Floyd Dryden captured the Boys A title at the Fastbreak Club / Rebounders Club Tournament Saturday with a 63-41 win over Nome.

Juneau-Douglas Wrestling Results

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.

Rough debut for the Bears
Loud sellout crowds greet Juneau-Douglas as Tri-Valley earns pair of victories

Corrections
In Thursday's edition of the sports section, there was an error in the Juneau-Douglas High School hockey preview story.

JDHS wrestlers advances to title round of tourney
The Juneau-Douglas High School wrestling team advanced to the championship pool of the South Anchorage Duals Tournament on Saturday and took fourth.

JDHS hockey box scores

Alaska Digest
Energy giant plans to spend $800 million on Alaska projects

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

As fishing fleet grays, newcomers find price of entry high
For what it's going to cost Justin Peeler to elbow his way into Southeast Alaska's fishing fleet, he could have gone to Harvard Medical School. Twice.

Fisheries council rejects quotas for charter boats
A federal fisheries council voted 8-3 Friday night to rescind its controversial plan to regulate Alaska's halibut charter fleet in the same fashion as commercial halibut longliners - with individual fishing quotas.

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