Monday, February 28, 2000

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

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.

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.

Seminar takes women through 12 key issues

Hunting season to be opened for beaver in two areas

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

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.

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.

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: 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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For rookies, Nome is where the heart is

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.

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.

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


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.

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.

Lost snowmachining teen found safe in Caribou Hills
A young snowmachiner was found safe south of Trophy Lake shortly after 12:30 p.m. Sunday.

Area mushers join campaign for health
Mushing for health. That's what two area mushers are doing during this year's Iditarod sled dog race by joining the "I Did It By Two!" child immunization campaign.

SoHi principal wins state honor

Seminar takes women through 12 key issues
Each victim of domestic violence is a unique human being, but more often than not, they experience domestic violence in tragically similar ways.

Herring season to open
The 2000 Upper Cook Inlet commercial herring gillnet fishery will open April 20 and close May 20 only in the Upper Subdistrict

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.

Around the Peninsula
School budget meeting planned

Around the Peninsula
School budget meeting planned

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

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

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.

Ninilchik girls dominate Tok Invitational tourney
The Ninilchik Wolverines made the long drive to Tok this week to compete in the Tok Invitational tournament Thursday, Friday and Saturday. They swept through the round robin competition and took off with the tourney title.

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

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