Wednesday, December 13, 2000

Veneer plant wants another loan
KETCHIKAN - Gateway Forest Products officials say they're short on cash for their new veneer operation.

Veneer plant wants another loan
KETCHIKAN - Gateway Forest Products officials say they're short on cash for their new veneer operation.

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Business Profile

Business Profile

Building for the future
In a nondescript yellow building that most Juneau residents pass on their way to work each day is the future of construction, at least according to Triplette Construction.

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Building for the future
In a nondescript yellow building that most Juneau residents pass on their way to work each day is the future of construction, at least according to Triplette Construction.

Obituaries

Pet of the week

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Around Town

Weddings

Obituaries

Around Town

Around Town

Unique decorations mark communal holiday
Our views of the landscape are filtered through our own hopes and desires. The sight of all that uncut timber makes strong men weak, while the limited wilderness still available makes others cry. The welcoming waves call many to sea, while the secure hold of Terra Firma is the greatest relief another can feel.

Unique decorations mark communal holiday
Our views of the landscape are filtered through our own hopes and desires. The sight of all that uncut timber makes strong men weak, while the limited wilderness still available makes others cry. The welcoming waves call many to sea, while the secure hold of Terra Firma is the greatest relief another can feel.

Thank you

Pet of the week

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Thank you

Weddings

Around Town

Downtown coffee house changes hands, name
Valentine's Coffee House & Bakery is in the process of becoming Valentine's Coffee House & Pizzeria.

Mental health transfer close to completion
The city's nearly year-long transfer of its mental health services to nonprofit care providers has been nearly "seamle

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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And the cat came back
Judy Nelson already has her Christmas present: Her cat Sugar returned home after disappearing for more than two years.

State sues to open camp gate
The state has filed suit to stop Channel Construction from blocking a road to public land near Eagle Beach.

State sues to open camp gate
The state has filed suit to stop Channel Construction from blocking a road to public land near Eagle Beach.

Knowles pushes for more university funds
ANCHORAGE - Gov. Tony Knowles is backing a request from the University of Alaska regents to boost spending for the state university system by $16.9 million.

Prices falling at the pump
The price of regular unleaded gas has dropped 5 cents a gallon at Douglas Depot. Is that the first swallow to reach Capistrano, or just a lone duck flying the wrong way?

Downtown coffee house changes hands, name
Valentine's Coffee House & Bakery is in the process of becoming Valentine's Coffee House & Pizzeria.

Murder defendant says he acted in self-defense
Murder defendant Ronald E. Smith today claimed self-defense in the January assault and robbery that left Kenneth Thomas dead and Alfred Torres injured.

Planning Commission OKs plans to ease traffic problems near Costco
First came Costco, now the traffic light.

Lawyers seek ruling on tape recording
City Attorney John Corso told a Juneau court Tuesday that tape-recording noise mediation meetings could be "obtrusive or disruptive."

Prices falling at the pump
The price of regular unleaded gas has dropped 5 cents a gallon at Douglas Depot. Is that the first swallow to reach Capistrano, or just a lone duck flying the wrong way?

Murder defendant says he acted in self-defense
Murder defendant Ronald E. Smith today claimed self-defense in the January assault and robbery that left Kenneth Thomas dead and Alfred Torres injured.

And the cat came back
Judy Nelson already has her Christmas present: Her cat Sugar returned home after disappearing for more than two years.

Knowles pushes for more university funds
ANCHORAGE - Gov. Tony Knowles is backing a request from the University of Alaska regents to boost spending for the state university system by $16.9 million.

Web site lets parents track kids' work
Local parents with computers may be able to keep track of their high school students' progress thanks to class Web pages. And students may use the Internet more to keep up with their work.

Plan would protect permanent fund from inflation
ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Permanent Fund Corp.'s board members want a constitutional amendment approved that they believe will better protect the state's $26.6 billion oil wealth savings account from inflation.

Plan would protect permanent fund from inflation
ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Permanent Fund Corp.'s board members want a constitutional amendment approved that they believe will better protect the state's $26.6 billion oil wealth savings account from inflation.

Mental health transfer close to completion
The city's nearly year-long transfer of its mental health services to nonprofit care providers has been nearly "seamle

Holiday flights raise money for kids with nerve disorder
Juneau residents have an opportunity to view holiday light displays as Santa will see them and help Alaska kids with neurofibromatosis at the same time.

Holiday flights raise money for kids with nerve disorder
Juneau residents have an opportunity to view holiday light displays as Santa will see them and help Alaska kids with neurofibromatosis at the same time.

State to see cash surplus - but just briefly
The good news is high oil prices probably will close an expected gap between state spending and revenue. The bad news is the big bucks for crude won't last.

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

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

State to see cash surplus - but just briefly
The good news is high oil prices probably will close an expected gap between state spending and revenue. The bad news is the big bucks for crude won't last.

Web site lets parents track kids' work
Local parents with computers may be able to keep track of their high school students' progress thanks to class Web pages. And students may use the Internet more to keep up with their work.

Lawyers seek ruling on tape recording
City Attorney John Corso told a Juneau court Tuesday that tape-recording noise mediation meetings could be "obtrusive or disruptive."

Planning Commission OKs plans to ease traffic problems near Costco
First came Costco, now the traffic light.

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The Supreme Court and the Florida vote
Editorial excerpts on the Supreme Court ruling in the Florida vote...

Word of Mouth
The Word of Mouth recording system failed today. WOM will return as soon as possible. We apologize for the delay. - Editor

JDHS a stressful place to work, learn
As the parent of a fifth grader, I have watched with trepidation our community's efforts to solve overcrowding at JDHS. Construction of the new high school is behind about $360 million in other higher priority projects.

Resist the temptation to point fingers
Happy day? Or sad day? For some, the Tuesday night U.S. Supreme Court decision was a victory; for others, a defeat.

May never vote again
I do not agree with everything Vice President Al Gore stands for. After listening to the decision of the five Republican Supreme Court members who quickly sided with George Bush on Tuesday, I am wondering if, other than some of the Alaskan issues, I will ever vote again in this country.

May never vote again
I do not agree with everything Vice President Al Gore stands for. After listening to the decision of the five Republican Supreme Court members who quickly sided with George Bush on Tuesday, I am wondering if, other than some of the Alaskan issues, I will ever vote again in this country.

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.

The Supreme Court and the Florida vote
Editorial excerpts on the Supreme Court ruling in the Florida vote...

The drug czar leaves behind a shaky legacy
The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Monday: Gen. Barry McCaffrey is wrapping up his nearly five-year tenure as the president's drug policy adviser with a bang.

Word of Mouth
The Word of Mouth recording system failed today. WOM will return as soon as possible. We apologize for the delay. - Editor

Resist the temptation to point fingers
Happy day? Or sad day? For some, the Tuesday night U.S. Supreme Court decision was a victory; for others, a defeat.

JDHS a stressful place to work, learn
As the parent of a fifth grader, I have watched with trepidation our community's efforts to solve overcrowding at JDHS. Construction of the new high school is behind about $360 million in other higher priority projects.

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.

The drug czar leaves behind a shaky legacy
The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Monday: Gen. Barry McCaffrey is wrapping up his nearly five-year tenure as the president's drug policy adviser with a bang.

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