Sunday, July 24, 2005

Check up
Filling out online applications should be treated every bit as seriously as your own resume.

'What advice would you give to college graduates?'
Advice to young job seekers...

Self sell
While it may be tempting to repeatedly call a prospective employer about your status as a candidate, it's best to resist the temptation to bombard the company with phone calls.

Blogging work-related information not always a good idea
The 2004 firing of a Delta Airlines flight attendant for posting pictures of herself in uniform on her weblog spurred crackdowns on employee blogs across the country.

Wheel time
Drive down any highway in America and you'll see them: trucks. Lots of them.

Let people be themselves
Mr. Cooper is just the kind of American that scares me to death. If we start saying "this isn't patriotic because I don't like it," then we lose what America is all about.

Roundabout has major design flaw
Thank you for the article by Andrew Petty in the Sunday edition explaining the delay in the completion of the roundabout on the Douglas side of the bridge.

Parade committee did a great job
Mr. Cooper's letter to the editor ("Fourth of July panel needs to be replaced," July 8) was a shock to me.

Eagles Edge goes with old ways
Children scampered through giant inflated animals, scarfed hamburgers and rolled in sacks at the Eagles Edge block party Saturday, unaware the adults were biding their time.

The Tongass in black and white
There was a time when the Southeast Alaska interior wasn't just remote - it was a mystery.

Learning Tlingit language is challenge and joy for children
On a clear Friday afternoon, third-grader Michaela Martin told her camp teacher "it's sunny outside" in Tlingit.

Around Town
Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events.

Survey: 1926, 1929, 1932
According to historical accounts, the 1926 aerial survey of the Tongass National Forest was dispatched from the U.S. Naval Air Station in San Diego with a crew of 114, including 39 in the aviation-photography division and 75 on the U.S.S. Gannet seaplane tender.

New housing
Jonathan Winchester admires one of 16 new condos during a opening party held Friday by the Tlingit-Haida Regional Housing Authority.

Man says police broke into home
John Shakespeare said he would like to build a home with steel grates and bars so police couldn't break in and abuse him, as he claims they did two years ago, when his son was arrested on drunken-driving charges.

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

Baltazar Maagma Rebustes
Former Juneau resident Baltazar Maagma Rebustes, 73, died July 22, 2005, in Poblacion Numancia, Aklan, Philippines.

Second pool will add to quality of life, economy
For several years, Juneau citizens have been calling for a second city swimming pool, the famed "pool in the Valley."

Flying above the forests
Tourists with a taste for adrenaline are getting a bird's-eye view of the Alaska rain forest in a new attraction that sends them zipping from tree to tree on a series of high-wire cables.

Web links
Web sites of interest to local outdoors enthusiasts

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

Southeast moose hunters will see changes this year
Juneau hunters can expect some changes this season to moose hunting in northern Southeast Alaska. The biggest changes affect the popular bull moose hunt in the Gustavus area.

North Douglas Time Trial - Juneau Freewheelers results
Saturday

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.

Frank Shorter in Juneau for running clinic
Legendary runner and 1972 Olympic marathon gold medalist Frank Shorter will be in town today to put on a running clinic and espouse his unique philosophy on running and fitness.

Juneau East earns two wins in major baseball tournament
Juneau East won two games over the weekend in the Alaska Little League Major Baseball Tournament in Sitka.

Juneau wins state title with Soldotna sweep
The Juneau All-Stars received terrific performances from their entire roster Saturday to win the Alaska Little League Senior Softball State Championship with a 10-0 win over the Soldotna All-Stars at Melvin Park.

Top of the mountain
John Kern touches the cross to finish the Mt. Roberts Tram Run on Saturday. John Bursell set a new record in the event with a time of 32:12. Joann Quigg won the women's race in 41:16.

This Day in History
In Alaska, the nation and the world.

Texas Boy Scout recovering in Anchorage after bear attack
A 15-year-old boy from Texas who was attacked by a grizzly bear along Resurrection Pass was recovering Saturday at an Anchorage hospital from bites to his legs and arms.

Alaska Digest
Staff and Wire reports from around the state

Angoon to get local law enforcement officer
The law is headed back to Angoon.

Air Force closure would be critical blow for Galena
Chugach Alaska Corp. stands to lose millions of dollars it now receives from the U.S. Air Force if military facilities in Galena are closed.

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