Friday, December 29, 2000

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Some ask if mechanized duck decoys are fair game
RICHVALE, Calif. -- In the gauzy dimness before dawn, two hunters picked their way along the muddy, raised trail slicing through the flooded rice fields.

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Weekend Best Bets
I'm hoping to wake up Monday morning with a tall black slab rising from my backyard, heralding an evolutionary milestone for humanity. Instead, I'll probably have to settle for playing with my Christmas presents.

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Weekend Best Bets
I'm hoping to wake up Monday morning with a tall black slab rising from my backyard, heralding an evolutionary milestone for humanity. Instead, I'll probably have to settle for playing with my Christmas presents.

Issuing an invitation to a meal featuring Alpha
Imagine the audacity of a Christian leader in England who proposes to invite the entire country to come to supper. By means of billboard and newspaper advertising, the invitation will go out to every man, woman and child in the entire nation.

Issuing an invitation to a meal featuring Alpha
Imagine the audacity of a Christian leader in England who proposes to invite the entire country to come to supper. By means of billboard and newspaper advertising, the invitation will go out to every man, woman and child in the entire nation.

Some ask if mechanized duck decoys are fair game
RICHVALE, Calif. -- In the gauzy dimness before dawn, two hunters picked their way along the muddy, raised trail slicing through the flooded rice fields.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

$1,000 bonus in new city contract
An immediate $1,000 bonus is included in a new three-year contract that covers most city government employees.

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.

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

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.

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.

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Anchorage lawmaker tries again to move sessions
Add one more item to that list of sure things. You can depend on death, taxes and Rep. Norm Rokeberg to try to move legislative sessions out of Juneau.

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.

Palmer: City suspected tampering at sewage plant
City officials were concerned about the possibility of tampering with effluent samples at the Mendenhall wastewater treatment plant in 1998, City Manager Dave Palmer said today.

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Tires from plane found
Two tires found today on a Douglas Island beach were identified by a mechanic as belonging to a plane missing since Wednesday with two Juneau men aboard.

Juneau Color: Conservationist learns worst can happen
Dick Myron was 18 when he witnessed what would influence the course of his life and later have a significant, though subtle impact on how Alaska's capital city grew.

Oil, fish trouble, crash mark 2000
ANCHORAGE - The year 2000 in Alaska was marked by a big oil merger, weak salmon returns, the crash of Alaska Airlines flight 261 and a battle over the Steller sea lion.

$1,000 bonus in new city contract
An immediate $1,000 bonus is included in a new three-year contract that covers most city government employees.

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

Oil, fish trouble, crash mark 2000
ANCHORAGE - The year 2000 in Alaska was marked by a big oil merger, weak salmon returns, the crash of Alaska Airlines flight 261 and a battle over the Steller sea lion.

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

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

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

Tires from plane found
Two tires found today on a Douglas Island beach were identified by a mechanic as belonging to a plane missing since Wednesday with two Juneau men aboard.

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.

Palmer: City suspected tampering at sewage plant
City officials were concerned about the possibility of tampering with effluent samples at the Mendenhall wastewater treatment plant in 1998, City Manager Dave Palmer said today.

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

Anchorage lawmaker tries again to move sessions
Add one more item to that list of sure things. You can depend on death, taxes and Rep. Norm Rokeberg to try to move legislative sessions out of Juneau.

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

Tonsgard takes down disputed gate
Channel Construction has removed a locked gate across the road to the Boy Scout camp trailhead near Eagle Beach until a lawsuit with the state is settled.

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Juneau Color: Conservationist learns worst can happen
Dick Myron was 18 when he witnessed what would influence the course of his life and later have a significant, though subtle impact on how Alaska's capital city grew.

Tonsgard takes down disputed gate
Channel Construction has removed a locked gate across the road to the Boy Scout camp trailhead near Eagle Beach until a lawsuit with the state is settled.

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.

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.

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

McVeigh still prefers to frustrate public
Domestic terrorist and mass murderer Timothy McVeigh says he prefers death to Death Row. It is likely but not certain that his request to be executed sooner rather than later - within six months as opposed to years from now - will be granted.

City worker should hire his own lawyer
Before CBJ Wastewater Manager Andrew Bronson is arraigned Jan. 11 in Anchorage Federal District Court on two felony counts of violating the Clean Water Act, he would be well advised to get his own attorney.

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.

Inspired, encouraged over lost camera gear
Thanks for the article (It's a wonderful Web site) and editorial in Sunday's Empire. I sure appreciate it. Seems like I've been fighting an uphill battle for years now, and it's nice to get some recognition even though under adverse conditions.

Revisionist Beatlemania
The following editorial appeared in Wednesday's Miami Herald: Cubans who listened to Beatles music in the 1960s and '70s risked serious consequences. Back then, the long-haired rock stars were considered subversive and counter-revolutionary.

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.

McVeigh still prefers to frustrate public
Domestic terrorist and mass murderer Timothy McVeigh says he prefers death to Death Row. It is likely but not certain that his request to be executed sooner rather than later - within six months as opposed to years from now - will be granted.

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.

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.

Revisionist Beatlemania
The following editorial appeared in Wednesday's Miami Herald: Cubans who listened to Beatles music in the 1960s and '70s risked serious consequences. Back then, the long-haired rock stars were considered subversive and counter-revolutionary.

Inspired, encouraged over lost camera gear
Thanks for the article (It's a wonderful Web site) and editorial in Sunday's Empire. I sure appreciate it. Seems like I've been fighting an uphill battle for years now, and it's nice to get some recognition even though under adverse conditions.

City worker should hire his own lawyer
Before CBJ Wastewater Manager Andrew Bronson is arraigned Jan. 11 in Anchorage Federal District Court on two felony counts of violating the Clean Water Act, he would be well advised to get his own attorney.

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

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.

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Team manager wins shooting crown
During the Juneau-Douglas High School boys basketball team's opening-night game Wednesday at the Capital City Classic, Aaron Larson did not play during the Crimson Bears 94-47 trouncing of West Valley.

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Sports in Juneau

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

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

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

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.

Team manager wins shooting crown
During the Juneau-Douglas High School boys basketball team's opening-night game Wednesday at the Capital City Classic, Aaron Larson did not play during the Crimson Bears 94-47 trouncing of West Valley.

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