Saturday, December 16, 2000

The story of the northern flying squirrel
PHOTO BY JEFF NICHOLS

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Finding the meaning of God's purpose at Advent
Graham W. Hardy, in an address entitled, "Advent has Three Tenses," tells about a night in Australia he spent looking up into the star-filled sky with a friend. In the course of their conversation, Graham asked his friend a question that sometimes comes up in times like those: "Do you believe in God, Sandy?"

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Around Town

Weekend Best Bets
I don't blame anyone for wincing at the cold, but I'm glad to finally see some winter weather. We're getting beautiful clear nights, short, glorious sunny days, and consistent sub-freezing temperatures. That promises great skating weather.

Thank You

Finding the meaning of God's purpose at Advent
Graham W. Hardy, in an address entitled, "Advent has Three Tenses," tells about a night in Australia he spent looking up into the star-filled sky with a friend. In the course of their conversation, Graham asked his friend a question that sometimes comes up in times like those: "Do you believe in God, Sandy?"

The story of the northern flying squirrel
PHOTO BY JEFF NICHOLS

Weekend Best Bets
I don't blame anyone for wincing at the cold, but I'm glad to finally see some winter weather. We're getting beautiful clear nights, short, glorious sunny days, and consistent sub-freezing temperatures. That promises great skating weather.

FYI

Thank You

School calendar

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School calendar

Guilty on all counts: Jury brings in verdict in Smith-Soto murder trial
Accused killers Ronald Smith and Rey Joel Soto were convicted of murder, assault and robbery charges today in Juneau Superior Court.

Stangl: Finding art in math and free form in Russian
Ian Stangl, a senior at Juneau-Douglas High School, is a member of the National Honor Society, the academic decathlon team, the pep band and the concert band. He still finds time for his job tutoring students in math after school.

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Guilty on all counts: Jury brings in verdict in Smith-Soto murder trial
Accused killers Ronald Smith and Rey Joel Soto were convicted of murder, assault and robbery charges today in Juneau Superior Court.

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

Seeing good in election chaos
According to media reports, the recent goings-on - some would say shenanigans - of Florida's executive, judicial and legislative branches of government, not to mention the U.S. Supreme Court, have left Americans variously appalled, bemused and, well, still uncommitted.

Knowles backs budget increase
Gov. Tony Knowles today proposed a state general fund spending increase of $145 million to shore up education, strengthen law enforcement, protect public health and safety, and lay the groundwork for a natural gas pipeline.

Stangl: Finding art in math and free form in Russian
Ian Stangl, a senior at Juneau-Douglas High School, is a member of the National Honor Society, the academic decathlon team, the pep band and the concert band. He still finds time for his job tutoring students in math after school.

Elders: Juneau should build itself as SE hub
Kay Smith told the joke about the banker with a glass eye to explain her vision of Juneau's future Thursday night during a community panel discussion at Centennial Hall.

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

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Elders: Juneau should build itself as SE hub
Kay Smith told the joke about the banker with a glass eye to explain her vision of Juneau's future Thursday night during a community panel discussion at Centennial Hall.

Seeing good in election chaos
According to media reports, the recent goings-on - some would say shenanigans - of Florida's executive, judicial and legislative branches of government, not to mention the U.S. Supreme Court, have left Americans variously appalled, bemused and, well, still uncommitted.

Knowles backs budget increase
Gov. Tony Knowles today proposed a state general fund spending increase of $145 million to shore up education, strengthen law enforcement, protect public health and safety, and lay the groundwork for a natural gas pipeline.

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.

Spell check this; Hal's last laugh
I've had just about enough advice from my computer. I get red squiggly lines under bad spelling, green squiggly lines under whole lines of alleged bad grammar and now I get alerts from a thing called Mood Watch.

Objection overruled
Our clever new way of selecting presidents - by a vote of the Supreme Court - ought to be codified into law (quick, quick, while we still have a GOP Senate).

Objection overruled
Our clever new way of selecting presidents - by a vote of the Supreme Court - ought to be codified into law (quick, quick, while we still have a GOP Senate).

'Soft money' reform should be a priority
The following editorial appeared in today's Los Angeles Times: President-elect Bush has his own ideas about the legislative priorities he should pursue, but he also has some unsolicited and certainly unwanted advice from John McCain, his erstwhile rival for the Republican nomination.

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.

'Soft money' reform should be a priority
The following editorial appeared in today's Los Angeles Times: President-elect Bush has his own ideas about the legislative priorities he should pursue, but he also has some unsolicited and certainly unwanted advice from John McCain, his erstwhile rival for the Republican nomination.

Spell check this; Hal's last laugh
I've had just about enough advice from my computer. I get red squiggly lines under bad spelling, green squiggly lines under whole lines of alleged bad grammar and now I get alerts from a thing called Mood Watch.

Sports in Juneau

Juneau wrestlers start strong at state
The Juneau-Douglas High School wrestling team was only two points out of first place after Thursday's first day of action at the fall season state wrestling tournament at Kenai Central High School.

Juneau wrestlers start strong at state
The Juneau-Douglas High School wrestling team was only two points out of first place after Thursday's first day of action at the fall season state wrestling tournament at Kenai Central High School.

Sports in Juneau

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