Monday, December 18, 2000

Smith, Soto guilty
A jury of seven men and five women returned a verdict of guilty on all counts Friday afternoon in the murder trial of Ronald E. Smith and Rey Joel Soto.

Smith, Soto guilty
A jury of seven men and five women returned a verdict of guilty on all counts Friday afternoon in the murder trial of Ronald E. Smith and Rey Joel Soto.

Cruise ship waste bill passes Congress
Congress has given final approval to a bill regulating the cruise ship industry that is regarded by environmentalists as a milestone in curbing pollution in the waters of Southeast Alaska.

Cruise ship waste bill passes Congress
Congress has given final approval to a bill regulating the cruise ship industry that is regarded by environmentalists as a milestone in curbing pollution in the waters of Southeast Alaska.

Around Town

Around Town

Obituary

Obituary

Battling Mortgage Blues
Whether it's buying a home or renting, Juneau is one of the most expensive places in Alaska to put a roof over your head.

Battling Mortgage Blues
Whether it's buying a home or renting, Juneau is one of the most expensive places in Alaska to put a roof over your head.

Apartment renovation to bring housing relief
After a year and a half off the market, the MacKinnon Apartments should be available to rent by mid-January.

Apartment renovation to bring housing relief
After a year and a half off the market, the MacKinnon Apartments should be available to rent by mid-January.

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

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

Mediator ends flight-noise talks
Flight-noise mediator Lois Schwennesen has called it quits.

Briefly

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

Dzantik'i Heeni classes recreate historic crimes
Juneau police officer Kim Martin sniffed the wads of cotton impregnated with smells and compared it to a scent left at the scene of a jewelry theft.

Fuel leak closes Court Plaza Building
The state was scrambling today to find office space for 140 people shut out of the Court Plaza Building downtown after a fuel spill Sunday.

Briefly

Getting a Tlingit language lesson
When teacher Nancy Douglas talks to her students about "our clan," her hand gestures in a circle toward them.

Around Town
Today

Head-on crash
A Juneau Police Department officer looks at two cars involved in a collision that injured four people Friday afternoon on Egan Drive near the Douglas Bridge.

Getting a Tlingit language lesson
When teacher Nancy Douglas talks to her students about "our clan," her hand gestures in a circle toward them.

Head-on crash
A Juneau Police Department officer looks at two cars involved in a collision that injured four people Friday afternoon on Egan Drive near the Douglas Bridge.

Capital creep lives
Juneau is now the year-round home to only half of the state agency commissioners.

Capital creep lives
Juneau is now the year-round home to only half of the state agency commissioners.

Dzantik'i Heeni classes recreate historic crimes
Juneau police officer Kim Martin sniffed the wads of cotton impregnated with smells and compared it to a scent left at the scene of a jewelry theft.

Briefly

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

Briefly

Fuel leak closes Court Plaza Building
The state was scrambling today to find office space for 140 people shut out of the Court Plaza Building downtown after a fuel spill Sunday.

Mediator ends flight-noise talks
Flight-noise mediator Lois Schwennesen has called it quits.

Around Town
Today

My Turn: Better to rally supporters than insult them
Thankfully, Mark Farmer's letter is not indicative of the intellect of the entire Green Party. I too am worried about the environment and what the future now holds with Bush in office.

Courtroom outcomes not to be taken for granted
Assistant district attorney Sue McLean scored a courtroom victory Friday afternoon when a panel of jurors voted in favor of the facts as she had presented them in a murder trial. The verdict completed months of preparation and a two-week trial brought about by a violent crime that took place in Juneau last January.

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.

A common sense ruling
With so many influential people involved in Juneau's noise mediation effort insisting that black was white and vice versa, it was comforting on Wednesday to see retired Alaska Supreme Court Justice Jay Rabinowitz rule in favor of common sense.

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.

Humor helps tame political beast
You've either got to laugh or cry. Laughing's better. That's one solution to the strong feelings stemming from the presidential election that almost wouldn't end.

A common sense ruling
With so many influential people involved in Juneau's noise mediation effort insisting that black was white and vice versa, it was comforting on Wednesday to see retired Alaska Supreme Court Justice Jay Rabinowitz rule in favor of common sense.

My Turn: Better to rally supporters than insult them
Thankfully, Mark Farmer's letter is not indicative of the intellect of the entire Green Party. I too am worried about the environment and what the future now holds with Bush in office.

Here's to the champion and his JDHS mat mates
Alaskans regularly distinguish themselves at home and away. Some start earlier than others. Here's to the Juneau-Douglas High School wrestlers who competed throughout the season, who earned a trip to last weekend's state tournament in Kenai, and who contributed to the best-ever finish for a Crimson Bears squad.

Out Of The Woods: The sweet and other dilemmas
Soon enough it'll be December 20-something, late in the day, you're tired and your list is still long. You feel like you were out here doing the same thing just a couple months ago.

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.

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.

Out Of The Woods: The sweet and other dilemmas
Soon enough it'll be December 20-something, late in the day, you're tired and your list is still long. You feel like you were out here doing the same thing just a couple months ago.

Here's to the champion and his JDHS mat mates
Alaskans regularly distinguish themselves at home and away. Some start earlier than others. Here's to the Juneau-Douglas High School wrestlers who competed throughout the season, who earned a trip to last weekend's state tournament in Kenai, and who contributed to the best-ever finish for a Crimson Bears squad.

Humor helps tame political beast
You've either got to laugh or cry. Laughing's better. That's one solution to the strong feelings stemming from the presidential election that almost wouldn't end.

Courtroom outcomes not to be taken for granted
Assistant district attorney Sue McLean scored a courtroom victory Friday afternoon when a panel of jurors voted in favor of the facts as she had presented them in a murder trial. The verdict completed months of preparation and a two-week trial brought about by a violent crime that took place in Juneau last January.

Supporter, not critic, of transition
I want to take this opportunity to explain my position on the transition of the City and Borough of Juneau Mental Health Services to private providers that occurred during the past six months. In an article published on Dec. 12 it was stated that I was a "critic" of the transition process. This is not the case.

Supporter, not critic, of transition
I want to take this opportunity to explain my position on the transition of the City and Borough of Juneau Mental Health Services to private providers that occurred during the past six months. In an article published on Dec. 12 it was stated that I was a "critic" of the transition process. This is not the case.

Sports in Juneau

Sports In Juneau
Sunday, Dec. 24

Playing second fiddle at state
As the Juneau-Douglas High School wrestling team headed to the fall season state tournament this weekend in Kenai, the Crimson Bears were seeking redemption for losing the Region V championships to Ketchikan a week ago.

Playing second fiddle at state
As the Juneau-Douglas High School wrestling team headed to the fall season state tournament this weekend in Kenai, the Crimson Bears were seeking redemption for losing the Region V championships to Ketchikan a week ago.

Bradford sets NCAA record at No. 5 Illinois beats No. 7 Arizona
From the moment the first Arizona player went crashing to the floor, it was clear this was going to be No. 5 Illinois' game.

Sports In Juneau
Sunday, Dec. 24

Bradford sets NCAA record at No. 5 Illinois beats No. 7 Arizona
From the moment the first Arizona player went crashing to the floor, it was clear this was going to be No. 5 Illinois' game.

Sports in Juneau

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