Sunday, December 24, 2000

Natives more vulnerable to harmful bacteria, study says
A study on a harmful bacteria common in Alaska Natives has produced some "alarming" preliminary findings, according to the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage.

Fire at tank farm extinguished quickly
A fire early Saturday in the foam shed of the Petro Marine Services "tank farm" at the Douglas end of the Douglas Bridge alarmed residents, but firefighters kept it confined to the shed.

Court Plaza closed up to six months
Tenants of the state-owned Court Plaza office building will be relocated to alternate work sites for up to six months in the wake of a heating oil spill, the Department of Administration announced late Friday.

Natives more vulnerable to harmful bacteria, study says
A study on a harmful bacteria common in Alaska Natives has produced some "alarming" preliminary findings, according to the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage.

Court Plaza closed up to six months
Tenants of the state-owned Court Plaza office building will be relocated to alternate work sites for up to six months in the wake of a heating oil spill, the Department of Administration announced late Friday.

Fire at tank farm extinguished quickly
A fire early Saturday in the foam shed of the Petro Marine Services "tank farm" at the Douglas end of the Douglas Bridge alarmed residents, but firefighters kept it confined to the shed.

Snow dragon fires up Christmas parade in Haines
W ith eyes ablaze and belching smoke, the Snow Dragon snaked its way through downtown Haines during the annual Christmas Parade on Dec. 10.

Snow dragon fires up Christmas parade in Haines
W ith eyes ablaze and belching smoke, the Snow Dragon snaked its way through downtown Haines during the annual Christmas Parade on Dec. 10.

Santa arrives the night before Christmas in region's small towns
C hildren will be opening Christmas presents this evening during community events throughout Southeast Alaska. Hundreds of residents show up for the celebrations in the towns and villages.

Santa arrives the night before Christmas in region's small towns
C hildren will be opening Christmas presents this evening during community events throughout Southeast Alaska. Hundreds of residents show up for the celebrations in the towns and villages.

Skipping the sleigh to ride the rails to Skagway
S anta Claus arrived in Skagway by iron horse rather than reindeer, heralded by train whistles instead of jingling bells. And as one child observed, he smells like diesel fuel.

Skipping the sleigh to ride the rails to Skagway
S anta Claus arrived in Skagway by iron horse rather than reindeer, heralded by train whistles instead of jingling bells. And as one child observed, he smells like diesel fuel.

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

Singles team up for the holiday season
Norman Rockwell, Charles Dickens, movies and mass market advertising all picture Christmas as a family holiday, brimming over with jolly relatives, a golden turkey or goose gushing stuffing, giggling kids and ribbon-besotted pups.

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

What's closed for Christmas
All banks, schools, the University of Alaska Southeast, federal offices, state offices, public libraries, pharmacies and borough offices will be closed Monday in observance of the Christmas holiday.

Correction
The listing of Christmas services for Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church incorrectly listed service times. The Sunday school Christmas program will be at 11 a.m. today. The Christmas Eve and candlelight services with Holy Communion will be at 7 and 11 p.m. today.

Holiday lesson: It's a wonderful Web site
Photographer Pat Costello was ready to shut down his popular Web site, Cool Juneau Photos, after slipping on a patch of ice and taking a tumble that destroyed his camera gear during a recent photo shoot of the full moon.

What's closed for Christmas
All banks, schools, the University of Alaska Southeast, federal offices, state offices, public libraries, pharmacies and borough offices will be closed Monday in observance of the Christmas holiday.

Obituaries
Esther Sylvia Kanan

Around Town

Obituaries
Esther Sylvia Kanan

Correction
The listing of Christmas services for Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church incorrectly listed service times. The Sunday school Christmas program will be at 11 a.m. today. The Christmas Eve and candlelight services with Holy Communion will be at 7 and 11 p.m. today.

Singles team up for the holiday season
Norman Rockwell, Charles Dickens, movies and mass market advertising all picture Christmas as a family holiday, brimming over with jolly relatives, a golden turkey or goose gushing stuffing, giggling kids and ribbon-besotted pups.

Holiday lesson: It's a wonderful Web site
Photographer Pat Costello was ready to shut down his popular Web site, Cool Juneau Photos, after slipping on a patch of ice and taking a tumble that destroyed his camera gear during a recent photo shoot of the full moon.

Around Town

Letter: Credit where due
The 106th Congress, the longest Congress ever, ground to a conclusion last week.

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.

It's still a wonderful life
Just in the St. Nick of time, a local Christmas story to lift the spirits of anyone feeling grinched.

Letter: Credit where due
The 106th Congress, the longest Congress ever, ground to a conclusion last week.

Where the Christmas sky never grows dark
If I were home tonight, we'd light candles in each window to let strangers know they were welcome. We'd step out into the chilly darkness and search the clouds for stars. Somehow, we always find one.

Where the Christmas sky never grows dark
If I were home tonight, we'd light candles in each window to let strangers know they were welcome. We'd step out into the chilly darkness and search the clouds for stars. Somehow, we always find one.

It's still a wonderful life
Just in the St. Nick of time, a local Christmas story to lift the spirits of anyone feeling grinched.

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.

Peace on Earth begins with peace at home
It's Christmas Eve. Today and tomorrow, probably more than any other two days of the year, people yearn to experience - to really feel - the meaning behind one of the most-repeated phrases among the many that circulate during the holidays.

Peace on Earth begins with peace at home
It's Christmas Eve. Today and tomorrow, probably more than any other two days of the year, people yearn to experience - to really feel - the meaning behind one of the most-repeated phrases among the many that circulate during the holidays.

Sports In Juneau

Going for No. 9
The Juneau-Douglas High School boys basketball team may have surprised some people by winning their eighth straight Region V-Class 4A title and eventually taking fifth place in the Class 4A state tournament last year, the first year A.C. (After Carlos Boozer).

Bear girls look to reclaim region
With the graduation of the entire starting five of the last year's Region V-Class 4A runner-up team, the Juneau-Douglas High School Crimson Bears girls basketball team will feature many new faces in its quest to dethrone Ketchikan for this year's region title.

Bear girls look to reclaim region
With the graduation of the entire starting five of the last year's Region V-Class 4A runner-up team, the Juneau-Douglas High School Crimson Bears girls basketball team will feature many new faces in its quest to dethrone Ketchikan for this year's region title.

Sports In Juneau

Going for No. 9
The Juneau-Douglas High School boys basketball team may have surprised some people by winning their eighth straight Region V-Class 4A title and eventually taking fifth place in the Class 4A state tournament last year, the first year A.C. (After Carlos Boozer).

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