Sunday, February 27, 2000

Hunting season to be opened for beaver in two areas
BETHEL

Woman dies in Glenn Highway rollover accident
ANCHORAGE (AP) -- An Anchorage woman was killed in a weekend vehicle accident on the Glenn Highway.

Kinross to bring True North gold prospect on line
FAIRBANKS (AP) -- Kinross Gold Corp. estimates it will spend more than $30 million to bring its True North gold prospect on line during the next three years.

February 27: Voice of The (Anchorage) Times on proposed property tax cap:
There are good reasons to both

Cruise line to boost Glacier Bay presence
VALDEZ (AP) -- Increased cruise ship access to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve in Southeast Alaska will be costing Valdez this summer as a port of call for Holland America Line Westours.

February 23: Anchorage Daily News on ''ballot box biology'':
Rep. Carl Morgan and nine other sponsors want to amend the Alaska Constitution to ban wildlife management decisions from the initiative process.

Vessel aground in Gulf of Alaska
ANCHORAGE (AP) -- A 539-foot ship remained aground in Icy Bay Sunday, after efforts to pull the vessel free during low tide failed.

February 27: Anchorage Daily News on the Katie John case:
Gov. Tony Knowles and the Alaska Federation of Natives have squared off over the Katie John case.

New public school superintendent hired at Ketchikan
KETCHIKAN (AP) -- An assistant superintendent with the Bering Strait School District at Unalakleet has been hired as the new superintendent here.

Delta schools are facing deep enrollment and budget cuts
FAIRBANKS (AP) -- Schools at Delta Junction are facing deep budget cuts, and sooner than expected. That follows the downsizing of nearby Fort Greely.

Fairbanks teen pleads no contest in 1998 crime spree
FAIRBANKS (AP) -- A Fairbanks teen has pleaded no contest to one count each of arson, burglary and attempted murder, stemming from a 2 1/2 week crime spree in October 1998.

Jeff King hopes old bloodlines lead to another Iditarod victory
KENAI (AP) -- In the modern world of competitive dog mushing, a three-time Iditarod champion is looking to the sport's old ways for an advantage this year.

Pilot makes emergency landing on Southeast beach
JUNEAU (AP) -- A Cessna 207 on a flight from Juneau to Hoonah made an emergency landing on a beach in Funter Bay shortly after noon Saturday, Alaska State Troopers said.

1975 Iditarod winner Emmitt Peters to race again
ANCHORAGE (AP) -- 1975 Iditarod winner Emmitt Peters is back in the race.

King hoping old bloodlines lead to new title
In the increasingly modern world of competitive dog mushing, a three-time Iditarod champion is looking to the sport's old ways for an advantage this year.

Iditarod fast fact:
Iditarod 2000 begins Sat-urday with the annual ceremonial start in Anchorage. Starting Monday, the Clarion will preview the race with daily profiles on area mushers.

Karate class challenges spirit, mind, body of disabled students
Everyone arrives and prepares for class in the Soldotna classroom. The room, brightly lit with mirrors that line the front wall, harbors students who position themselves on the blue mats in the front of the room.

Weddings
Weddings

Tax cap proposal worries officials
Voting to reduce taxes may seem like a no-brainer. But Kenai Peninsula finance officials say that voters with brains would do well to think twice about an upcoming ballot initiative.

Subsistence proposals online
Basic information about the proposal to designate the entire Kenai Peninsula as rural for subsistence purposes (See related story, this page) is available now at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service site on the World Wide Web.

Knights blacken Soldotna
The Soldotna High School boys basketball team went blow for blow with Colony Friday in a Region III/4A contest, but the Knights galloped away in the third quarter for a 63-44 win.

Seward girls storm back to defeat Grace
The Grizzlies may have won the first quarter, but the Seahawks won the game 68-53.

SoHi boys relay nabs third place
While the Service High School boys 4x5-kilometer relay blew

Kenai stuns Moose
The Kenai Kardinals came out of a weekend spent battling Region III/4A heavyweights a bit battered, but uncowed.

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