Daily Sitka Sentinel in Sitka, Alaska
30 Nov 2007

See the full image with a free trial.

Start for Free

Daily Sitka Sentinel in Sitka, Alaska
30 Nov 2007

Read an issue on 30 Nov 2007 in Sitka, Alaska and find what was happening, who was there, and other important and exciting news from the times. You can also check out other issues in The Daily Sitka Sentinel.

Browse Daily Sitka Sentinel

How to Find What You Are Looking for on This Page

We use Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology to make the text on a newspaper image searchable. Below is the OCR data for 30 Nov 2007 Daily Sitka Sentinel in Sitka, Alaska. Because of the nature of the OCR technology, sometimes the language can appear to be nonsensical. The best way to see what’s on the page is to view the newspaper page.

Get started for free with a 7 day trial.

Daily Sitka Sentinel (Newspaper) - November 30, 2007, Sitka, Alaska Member of the associated press daily Sitka Sentinel Sitka Alaska november volume 68 231 Sta seeks support for land selections by Shannon Haugland Sentinel staff writer Sitka tribe of Alaska tribal Council members urged the Assembly thurs Day to hold off on taking a position on a Bill that would allow Skalaska to make land selections at specific Sites around Sta hosted the semiannual gov meeting and dinner at the Sta tribal offices to Dis cuss items of Mutual among them was House Resolution which would Transfer up to 000 acres to the measure was introduced by Don Young 18 As a Way to Complete the land selections Skalaska is entitled to under the Alaska native claims settlement act of the Assembly at its regular meet ing tuesday was slated to consider a Resolution opposing the land selections but pulled it from the Assembly members said they didst feel they had enough information to and wanted to hear Stas Posi Sta tribal Council voted 52 to support the but local environmentalists Are opposed to a measure they say would open up old growth Timber areas on Prince of Wales to the Bill would also allow develop ment at popular Public recreation and subsistence areas near including Poison Kalinin big Bay and crab at thursdays tribal Council member Mike Miller asked the Assembly to find out More about the a lot of shareholders Are residents of he the acquisition would Benefit Many of whom rely on native corporation in come for shelter and he look at the Overall Miller this is land that is still owed to they never got their full he said Skalaska shareholders could pursue economic including cultural on the continued on Page 8 Conoho offers plan for Alaska Gas line Houston a Cono co Phillips said Friday it plans to develop a multimillion Dollar pipeline that would transport natural Gas from Alaska to the lower 48 states and the Oil exploration and production company said its prepared to make significant without state Matching to Advance this pro conc Phillips spokesman Charlie Rowton said the company Best Esti mate for the entire including the pipeline from alaskan North slope to Between Bil lion and the pipeline would provide an important Avenue for bringing alaskan massive stores of natural Gas to markets that rely on it for heating Homes and other it would move about 4 billion of natural Gas per the consumed about tril lion cubic feet of natural Gas in according to the Energy in a conc Phillips chairman and chief executive Jim Mulva said the company Hopes to work directly with the state to and Vance the project As quickly As Possi we also expect to approach other parties to explore ways through which their participation could add value to this Mulva Rowton said Exxon Mobil and by pc would be logical participants As the project moves partnering with a pipeline company also is a we think it makes sense for there to be other he by spokesman Steve Riri Ehart in Alaska said he speculate on whether the company would be inter ested in partnering with Cono but it had to intention of submitting its own Rinehart we think a Success Ful Gas project is very Exxon Mobil said it had no com conc Phillips said it is already gathering data to support the pipeline permit during the initial phase of the pro Bechtel Gas and chemicals will provide construction and de sign the company shares of conc Phillips Rose 1 cent to in Early afternoon Trad ing the shares have traded in a Range of to in the past Friday was the deadline for applications from companies building the Alaska Sarah Palin began calling for applications in july and extended the deadline by two months in August after More companies began to Oil and Independent pipeline companies must outline details such As the pipelines the Market it will serve and How it can build a pipeline and avoid Cost Palin has said the gasoline project could one Day be the economic life of the much like Oil production in the North slope is but a potential multimillion Dollar pipeline also carries implications for North americas Lon term Energy Supply and has been widely discussed by Energy regulators and company executives throughout North America since Palin outlined her plans in Palin has Long warned the state and the nation cannot afford to let the Nat ural Gas supplies estimated at about trillion cubic feet on the North slope sit untapped any Alaska has struggled for decades to get a Deal either with North slope producers or Independent pipeline companies to build a line that could possibly run from the North slope through Canada and into the a proposed Deal Between former Frank Murkowski and North slope producers Exxon Mobil and conc Phillips fell apart last still up fortress of the Bear resident Brown bears Killis Noo and chair Check out Bear she said it will Likely be a couple years before they their frosted surroundings this the 11monthold cubs probably for the month of december there will be no charge for those wishing to wont hibernate this said Christine fortress of the Bear View the cubs at the old pc Mill Sentinel photo by James Poulson Community school gets new jobs by Shannon Haugland Sentinel staff writer Community school director Curt Ledford is moving fast to be ready for his organization to take on additional responsibilities at Hames be the decision was made by the As Sembly tuesday to sign a oneyear lease for the sports and recreation Cen Ter owned by Sheldon Jackson col the new operating agreement goes into effect one of the first Steps will be the re location of the Community school of fice from Blatchley Middle school to the Hames Ledford said the office move will begin 10 on since the closure of Sheldon Jack son College this maintaining Public Access to the facilities of the Hames with its 25meter basketball racquetball courts and fitness has been the project of a Volunteer task which advocated the oneyear lease to the As the task Force plans to continue its work on a Lon term plan for the with the move of the main office to All sign up for Community school activities will take place there instead of Ledford said in an two other pcs employees sports coordinator Woody Widmark and receptionist Barbara Warren will also move to ill be Ledford of his new role handling pro Grams in Hames As Well As in the other buildings in the school he said operating hours at will not change Bur could be adjusted at some Point the open 6 to 8 Mon Day through Friday noon to 6 saturday and Pool hours monday through Friday Are 6 to 8 noon to 1 laps and open and 5 to laps and on saturday and sunday the hours Are 1 to 5 for laps and open Ledford said that the Hames be Center should see More usage for Community school but there will still be plenty of time for the Public to use its variety of sports and fitness existing membership subscriptions for the Hames Center will continue to be and there is a new fee schedule for daily Ledford asked for the Public to be patient during the record keeping i Hope they wont be offended when we ask for their names at the front he if we cant find i will be asking people if they have Ledford said he believes the process was less formal when operated by and records May not be most of the building staff at Hames will stay on during the transition to new adding Hames to the recreational resources under Community school management will allow for some program what we will certainly be trying to do is make sure the schedules Are integrated and that we can accommodate people As Well As led Ford he said the Public should expect the Hames particularly the Pool and locker to be cleaner than in the and that he plans to make use of Volunteer labor As much As Ledford said the phone number will remain the same for Community at i just Hope people will Bear with Ledford we want to do the Best Job we we want to make it run Well and run smoothly for peo ple that Are using the rates Are As follows single membership per for three months and per family per per three months per groups of 10 or More per person per ten punch cards for youths Ages 1 to 12 for students 13 to 21 for adults and for seniors 65 and single uses for for for 65 and up and for All organizations 25 to 75 employees for an annual pass and for additional family members 76 to 200 employees plus for additional family 201 to 350 employees plus for additional family members and 351 to 500 plus for family Pool rental is per or for youth schools and other gym rental is per for youth organizations and and for other legislators messages to lobbyist released new librarian for youth services settling in by Shannon Haugland Sentinel staff writer when you meet Maite the new youth services librarian for Kettleson memorial you Proba Bly guess that she at a shy but it was this in that led her to books and the Public libraries growing up in surrounded by outgoing Lorente enjoyed regular trips to the i and burying her head in a Book at Home at any it was the books that gave her a de sire to travel outside her and explore other i am who i am because i she i had to and travel and work in different countries i be the same person i am if i didst in her new Job at Lorente Hopes to share her enthusiasm for Reading with kids of All attract new readers to the and find new ways to get preteens and teens to use the Lorente started working for Kettle son almost two years when the position of youth services librarian became vacant about a year and remained unfilled for some other Library staff members took Over some of the Lorente last Spring read Story time helped plan the har Maite Lorente by Potter party in and helped with decisions on Book acquisitions and items to remove from the collect when the City decided to advertise the vacancy for youth services librarian this Lorente decided to Lorente said she was excited about the possibilities for youth services at incorporating her Back ground and her lifelong passion for Reading into the she said she used her Public Library often As a going to the it was like Christmas every she if youre the Public Library is the perfect place for you because you have to keep but she noted that libraries have like the rest of the and today they Host a number of live Lier and noisier Lorente said she welcomes this change and Hopes people today feel comfortable bring ing their Young toddlers and babies to the without making sure they Are always during her Lorente Hopes to reach out to youths at Pacific High and Edgecumbe High in addition to Sitka High and and find ways that the teens and Young adults want to use the among Lorente ideas Are offering a Spanish language Story time for the Spanish speaking Community and interested no Spanish that is something i can she with her background in writing and Lorente also Hopes to Start a youth drama group at the i and to help make kids More comfortable with Reading she also has a love for and is look ing Forward to connecting More kids to the Library through this in order to better serve the Lorente is asking especially parents and to fill out a Survey at the Library to find out what times they use the what materials they and what programs they we want the input from find out what we can and what were not Lorente while she cites a love for Harry Potter in Lorente appreciates books for All including juvenile and Young adult As Well As picture books for younger in a visual she i like Art picture books illustrations Are an amazing Way Ture the attention of the Lorente earned her bachelors de Gree in journalism from universe dad com Lutense de a masters in gender and development and a second masters degree in pedagogy and women studies perspective from universe dad de she has worked in International development to promote women and childrens rights in Al mex Ecuador and that work included promoting literacy among children in the Rural areas of Al Salvador and upcoming events at the Library in clude Winter a perform continued on Page 8 Alaska a convicted lobbyist Bill Bobricki lawyer has released two Telephone messages left by state Lesil the messages confirm she did make Calls reported in court the nature of the Calls re Mains in in a Call 1 left on Bobricki cell phone and the answering machine of his Jessica Mcguire sounds like Shes trying to be Burys Friend in reporting that some peo ple Are saying bad things about Bobrick was a key witness in the corruption trial last summer of Mcguire former Tom Bobricki Doug said in court tuesday that Mcguire phone Calls sounded like witness in the phone clearly asserts that Burys career would be jeopardized by what the unnamed people were saying about what this person said was not it was and they made an implication that could affect her potential medical career and i was very upset by it and i defended Mcguire said on the message left on Bobricki cell but i would like to relay the in formation to her and the person that said it just so Shes aware that there is this contingency of people thai i would just simply say Are hoping for her to not Bury is in her third year of medical school in Minnesota and Hopes to re turn to Alaska to serve As a Mcguire is the daughter of prominent Anchorage orthopaedic physician David in the Mcguire appears to re Fer to a 10yearold lawsuit that was settled in Burys Pope the recorded messages contradict two statements made by Mcguire in an interview tuesday with the an chorale daily in that inter Mcguire said she never mentioned anything medically related in the january she also said she want aware at the time that Bobrick was working for the Bobrick said thursday that though Mcguire was trying to sound like a Friend in the her True intention was to i took it As a direct attempt to in fluence my testimony about Tom an Dersons Bobrick said thursday Anderson was convicted of seven including he starts his five year prison sentence the first of three related Calls that Mcguire made on new years Day was to before she even identified Mcguire asked him Are you record ing this Bobrick he he asked who it was she said it was Lesil Mcguire and that Jessica needs to know some things that could affect her ability to get her Bobrick recalled she wanted Burys number in where she was attending Mayo medi continued on Page 8 Alaska jobless taxes to drop Alaska a next years unemployment insurance tax rates will be the lowest Alaska employers have paid in the past 28 governor Palin said the tax will de crease for an average employer by 23 percent from this she credits a number of including More people working and an increase of million in the unemployment insurance Trust fund an employer in the average rate class will pay about less for each employee than in the 2008 unemployment insurance tax rate notices will be mailed to employers next the tax provides benefits As a Par tial replacement of wages to workers during temporary periods of Unzem Soldier returns after spending a year in the Middle Eric Dixon will return Home to Sitka aboard Alaska airlines flight 67 at he is a member of the Alaska army National whose unit was stationed for three months in port Shel before being deployed to Kuwait for a his duties included and Border working in con Junction with kuwaiti the sen Tinel was told

Search All Newspapers in Sitka, Alaska

Advanced Search

Search Courier

Search the Daily Sitka Sentinel Today with a Free Trial

We want people to find what they are looking for at NewspaperArchive. We are confident that we have the newspapers that will increase the value of your family history or other historical research. With our 7-day free trial, you can view the documents you find for free.

Not Finding What You Were Looking for on This Page of The Daily Sitka Sentinel?

People find the most success using advanced search. Try plugging in keywords, names, dates, and locations, and get matched with results from the entire collection of newspapers at NewspaperArchive!

Looking Courier

Browse Newspapers

You can also successfully find newspapers by these browse options. Explore our archives on your own!

By Location

By Location

Browse by location and discover newspapers from all across the world.

Browse by Location
By Date

By Date

Browse by date and find publications for a specific day or era.

Browse by Date
By Publication

By Publication

Browse old newspaper publications to find specific newspapers.

Browse by Publication
By Collection

By Collection

Browse our newspaper collections to learn about historical topics.

Browse by Collection

NewspaperArchive FAQs

Looking for more information? If you’re not ready to talk to a representative, here are some frequently asked questions to help you determine if institutional access to Newspaper Archive is for you and your institution.

Newspapers allow readers to step into the life and times of past decades and centuries from all over the world. Not only do they have interesting and unique articles and photos, but they also have advertisements, comics, classifieds, and more.
The NewspaperArchive collection can be searched several different ways - advanced search, browse, and publications. The advanced search offers filters to narrow your search for more precise results.
NewspaperArchive’s collection of newspapers boasts more than 85% unique content compared to other newspaper sites. In addition to big city newspapers, we have a wide variety of newspapers from small towns that hold a wealth of information about day-to-day life. Our collection dates back to 1607!