Sunday, April 2, 2006

Ill will
'Presenteeism' can be just as harmful to a company as absenteeism when illness is involved.

Looking back
Performance reviews are often a dreaded part of the job, but many workers find the information reviews provide as a way to gain perspective.

The interview 10
Can you tell me a little about yourself? Designed as a bit of an icebreaker, this question is often the opening inquiry, says Allyson Morehead, president of Professional Diva, an employment services company based in Long Beach, Calif.

Alaska wolves are state property
I'd like to say I'm sorry Friends of Animal's Priscilla Feral finds Alaska's wolf-control programs to be a "national disgrace," but I'm not.

Airport Future
Juneau Airport Board members say the city will not pay a penny for $76 million in airport improvements - if their funding plan works.

Heels over head
Wilbur Skeek, left, and Josh Worrell spend part of their lunch hour Friday walking on their hands in the parking lot of the Brotherhood Bridge park.

Burglary arrest doesn't solve recent 'crime wave'
A man who appeared in a Juneau courtroom Friday on a felony burglary charge isn't suspected in a rash of residential burglaries in the community, but his crime is part of the same public safety problem, a state prosecutor said.

Around Town
Around town is a listing of non-profit local events.

Police & Fire
Reports from Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers.

Tom Dahl
Longtime Juneau resident Tom Dahl, 67, died March 30, 2006, as a result of a construction accident in Moss Point, Miss.

Empire editorial: Compromise on senior exemption
Juneau's seniors have a right to protest that they're under siege.

Outside interests and Alaska newspapers
Sen. Ted Stevens urges Alaskans to a push for opening the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil exploration in the same manner that two famous publishers, Robert (Bob) Atwood and C. W. (Bill) Snedden, led the charge for Alaska Statehood.

Avalanche slopes: Windows to wildlife
The dark shape waddling across the open expanse of the avalanche slope looked like a small bear.

Marsh Madness
Only a handful of spots in the Panhandle are critical for the survival of water-feeding birds, and Juneau's urban wetlands is one of them.

Out & About
Out & About is a listing of recreational activities.

Outsiders: Marc Matsil
Juneau's Outdoor Lives

Kake Masters defeat Chilkats
Kake LAB Masters came back through the loser's bracket to win the Legendary C bracket championship of the Juneau Lions Club Gold Medal Tournament 83-75 against the same Klukwan Chilkats team it lost to earlier in the week.

Perfect ending for Metlakatla Git' Taquan
The Metlakatla Git' Taquan overcame a 15-point deficit to capture the Juneau Lions Club Gold Medal Tournament Millenial Women's bracket title with a 69-60 victory over Juneau Imperial on Saturday.

Angoon wins inaugural tournament in overtime thriller
If every final is played with the intensity and excitement of Saturday's intermediate bracket championship, the new bracket of the Juneau Lions Club Gold Medal Tournament might be around for a long, long time.

Sports in Juneau
Sports in Juneau is a service provided by the Juneau Empire to provide information on upcoming sports and outdoors events in Juneau.

Hydaburg wins 2nd straight B championship
The Hydaburg Haida pulled away from the Metlakatla Merchants in the second half, winning convincingly 93-70 to repeat as the Juneau Lions Club Gold Medal Tournament Mighty B Bracket champions Saturday.

Angoon nips Yakutat behind Johnson's 39 points
Stephen Johnson poured in 39 points as Angoon nipped Yakutat 74-72 on Friday in the loser's bracket of the Juneau Lions Club Gold Medal Tournament intermediate bracket.

Alaska Digest
Staff and wire reports

State cleans closets
It was spring-cleaning time for the state of Alaska last week.

Oil tax tests political ethics
Alaska Rep. Kevin Meyer says he has worked in the oil industry ever since he pumped gas at a Phillips 66 station as a teenager in Nebraska.

Legislative roundup

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