Thursday, December 28, 2000

Pet of the week

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Have you checked your tank today?
A leaky fuel oil system can be expensive and messy. Proper care and maintenance of your fuel oil tank, lines and furnace can reduce your chance of spilling oil and being faced with costly home maintenance and environmental problems.

Pet of the week

Cold-weather reading tips for gardeners
WASHINGTON - When I was 8, I lived on a farm in a small village near Paris called Orgeval. On a fine day, I used to walk with my sister through the woods to a large clearing where a huge, fenced kitchen garden was tended by the gardener, who also lived on the property.

Seniors' depression often misunderstood
Most people think of the holidays as a time of warmth, happiness and excitement. But for people with clinical depression, this time of year instead brings feelings of dread or sadness. When a person is clinically depressed, his or her ability to function both mentally and physically is affected. If left untreated, a downward spiral may result.

Seniors' depression often misunderstood
Most people think of the holidays as a time of warmth, happiness and excitement. But for people with clinical depression, this time of year instead brings feelings of dread or sadness. When a person is clinically depressed, his or her ability to function both mentally and physically is affected. If left untreated, a downward spiral may result.

Have you checked your tank today?
A leaky fuel oil system can be expensive and messy. Proper care and maintenance of your fuel oil tank, lines and furnace can reduce your chance of spilling oil and being faced with costly home maintenance and environmental problems.

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Cold-weather reading tips for gardeners
WASHINGTON - When I was 8, I lived on a farm in a small village near Paris called Orgeval. On a fine day, I used to walk with my sister through the woods to a large clearing where a huge, fenced kitchen garden was tended by the gardener, who also lived on the property.

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Seely Hall: Half a century of drawing Alaska

Seely Hall: Half a century of drawing Alaska

Wright returns to inspire orchestra in Fairbanks
FAIRBANKS - Most conductors don't take lip from their players. But Fairbanks Symphony Orchestra musicians, like a lot of folks in Alaska's Interior, aren't shy about confronting officialdom.

Wright returns to inspire orchestra in Fairbanks
FAIRBANKS - Most conductors don't take lip from their players. But Fairbanks Symphony Orchestra musicians, like a lot of folks in Alaska's Interior, aren't shy about confronting officialdom.

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The best and worst movies of a disappointing 2000
Let's acknowledge the frustrating facts: 2000 was a disappointing year at the movies.

The best and worst movies of a disappointing 2000
Let's acknowledge the frustrating facts: 2000 was a disappointing year at the movies.

Fighting to play
The competition is fierce. The deck is stacked and everybody knows it, but it's the only game in town.

Fighting to play
The competition is fierce. The deck is stacked and everybody knows it, but it's the only game in town.

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

Stores say they avoided holiday slump
Slow holiday business nationwide apparently didn't affect Juneau merchants, who reported strong sales before and after Christmas.

Forest Service favors Eaglecrest land swap
A lodge near the Eaglecrest Ski Area is one step closer to reality.

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

Forest Service favors Eaglecrest land swap
A lodge near the Eaglecrest Ski Area is one step closer to reality.

City to pay sewage case defense bill
The Juneau Assembly has agreed in principle to pick up the costs of Andrew Bronson's defense against two felony counts of violating the federal Clean Water Act in his capacity as wastewater utility superintendent.

Fire near tram causes no damage
Officials say teen-age hunters set a fire near the Mount Roberts Tram's upper terminal that sent firefighters into action Tuesday night.

Interest rate on state student loans declines
Some 21,000 people will get a break on their Alaska student loan payments, thanks to a strong economy and changes in loan program management.

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

Dad worries about meth lab effects
Brian Fronimos was 19 when his mother moved the family from California to Alaska eight years ago to get away from drugs and crime. The irony is not lost on the single father of two children.

Interest rate on state student loans declines
Some 21,000 people will get a break on their Alaska student loan payments, thanks to a strong economy and changes in loan program management.

PF proposal would fund capital projects
FAIRBANKS -- Fairbanks Rep. Jim Whitaker has pre-filed a bill that would use income from the permanent fund's earnings reserve to help pay for capital projects.

Opening ANWR is far from a sure thing after election
WASHINGTON - For supporters of oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, electing George W. Bush as president may have been the easy part. Now the hard work begins.

State now 48th in population
Alaska's population has increased by about 67,000 since 1990, making for a total of 626,932 residents as of April 1 this year, the U.S. Census Bureau reported today. That figure doesn't include Alaskans who live overseas.

Opening ANWR is far from a sure thing after election
WASHINGTON - For supporters of oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, electing George W. Bush as president may have been the easy part. Now the hard work begins.

More radio stations coming
Two new radio stations soon will be coming to Juneau.

Holidays can be tough for pets
Unlike toys, kittens and puppies hurt when they break.

More radio stations coming
Two new radio stations soon will be coming to Juneau.

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Stores say they avoided holiday slump
Slow holiday business nationwide apparently didn't affect Juneau merchants, who reported strong sales before and after Christmas.

Fire near tram causes no damage
Officials say teen-age hunters set a fire near the Mount Roberts Tram's upper terminal that sent firefighters into action Tuesday night.

State now 48th in population
Alaska's population has increased by about 67,000 since 1990, making for a total of 626,932 residents as of April 1 this year, the U.S. Census Bureau reported today. That figure doesn't include Alaskans who live overseas.

City to pay sewage case defense bill
The Juneau Assembly has agreed in principle to pick up the costs of Andrew Bronson's defense against two felony counts of violating the federal Clean Water Act in his capacity as wastewater utility superintendent.

PF proposal would fund capital projects
FAIRBANKS -- Fairbanks Rep. Jim Whitaker has pre-filed a bill that would use income from the permanent fund's earnings reserve to help pay for capital projects.

Holidays can be tough for pets
Unlike toys, kittens and puppies hurt when they break.

Dad worries about meth lab effects
Brian Fronimos was 19 when his mother moved the family from California to Alaska eight years ago to get away from drugs and crime. The irony is not lost on the single father of two children.

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Two from flight are missing
Two Juneau men are overdue on a round-trip flight to Young Bay.

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Two from flight are missing
Two Juneau men are overdue on a round-trip flight to Young Bay.

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

Waste indictment will test worker accountability
Unless and until proven otherwise, the city's wastewater utility superintendent is entitled to a presumption of innocence on felony charges he tampered with water samples to make the content look cleaner than it was.

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.

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 fight over Ashcroft
The following editorial appeared in Wednesday's Chicago Tribune: In the days after the Nov. 7 election, U.S. Sen. John Ashcroft, a conservative Republican, was hailed by many liberals as a wise statesman.

Neighborhood living takes some getting used to
We are told that good fences make good neighbors, but when there are no fences at all, you get what you get. Take my neighborhood for example, please.

In response to the Steller sea lion crisis
A large group of Alaska industry and coastal community representatives have been meeting almost daily for the past three months in response to the Steller sea lion crisis. We come f

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.

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.

Neighborhood living takes some getting used to
We are told that good fences make good neighbors, but when there are no fences at all, you get what you get. Take my neighborhood for example, please.

In response to the Steller sea lion crisis
A large group of Alaska industry and coastal community representatives have been meeting almost daily for the past three months in response to the Steller sea lion crisis. We come f

The fight over Ashcroft
The following editorial appeared in Wednesday's Chicago Tribune: In the days after the Nov. 7 election, U.S. Sen. John Ashcroft, a conservative Republican, was hailed by many liberals as a wise statesman.

Waste indictment will test worker accountability
Unless and until proven otherwise, the city's wastewater utility superintendent is entitled to a presumption of innocence on felony charges he tampered with water samples to make the content look cleaner than it was.

Gig Harbor overcomes jet lag, Kentlake
Playing sluggishly into the third quarter, the Gig Harbor Tides looked like they'd traveled too far and slept too little in the opening girls game of the Capital City Classic high school basketball tournament Wednesday afternoon at Juneau-Douglas High School.

Sitka girls win Grace tourney
The Sitka girls basketball team opened its season on the proper note last week by winning the championship of the Grace Christian School Classic.

SPORTS IN JUNEAU
Today, Dec. 27

SPORTS IN JUNEAU
Today, Dec. 27

Mason's great day leads Crimson Bear girls
Courtney Mason had a great day. And so did her family.

Mason's great day leads Crimson Bear girls
Courtney Mason had a great day. And so did her family.

Bear boys open season with mauling
The waiting was getting to be too much for the Juneau-Douglas High School boys basketball team.

Gig Harbor overcomes jet lag, Kentlake
Playing sluggishly into the third quarter, the Gig Harbor Tides looked like they'd traveled too far and slept too little in the opening girls game of the Capital City Classic high school basketball tournament Wednesday afternoon at Juneau-Douglas High School.

Local Scoreboard: Region V standings

Bear boys open season with mauling
The waiting was getting to be too much for the Juneau-Douglas High School boys basketball team.

Local Scoreboard: Region V standings

Sports in Juneau

Sitka girls win Grace tourney
The Sitka girls basketball team opened its season on the proper note last week by winning the championship of the Grace Christian School Classic.

Sports in Juneau

Local Scoreboard

Local Scoreboard

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