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Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Job seekers share advice on bouncing back from rejection
"Don't let it consume you. I know guys who obsess over it like they found out their girlfriends were cheating on them or something.

Lousy leaders

Magnificent 7
Some may think that something as simple as an 8.5" x 11" piece of paper couldn't possibly stand in the way of career advancement, but, in reality, the resume is a crucial part to any job search.

Stay focused

Get over it
No one likes to feel rejected. Whether that rejection comes from the last person you dated or the company you last interviewed with, rejection stings regardless of the circumstances.

No, we don't seem to learn from mistakes
In Gregory Acres' letter to the editor of Aug. 22, he asks the rhetorical questions, "Do we learn from our mistakes, or are we doomed to repeat history?"

Reader not ashamed of the Juneau Empire
I am responding to Sue E. Miller's statements in her Sept. 1 My Turn, regarding the weekly Hooligan section.

What does it take to enforce traffic laws?
Shortly after getting out of church, I was tailgated from the Salmon Creek intersection and nearly involved in an accident at the Nugget Mall Intersection.

Knowles has integrity and compassion
Last month, I was traveling back from Anchorage to Juneau.

Northwest Digest
Army boosts funding to Stryker Brigade, Seeking career shift, Enstar chief resigns and War memorial critics say it's too early

Juneau disc golfers hit the woods
Sunday's Juneau benefit golf tournament was no stroll in the park.

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

Photos: Juneau remembers
Brent Fischer and Carl Ferlauto raise "Old Glory" to half-staff Monday at Juneau Rotary Park in the Mendenhall Valley to mark the fifth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

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

Police & Fire
Reports by Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers:

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

Photo: Fall foliage
A devil's club plant next to Basin Road puts on a colorful display Monday for hikers to enjoy.

Around Town

Residents brace for higher heating costs
News of world oil prices has some in Juneau wondering if oil heating may come with an electric-heat price tag this winter.

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

Photo: Duck!
William Carlson, 2, chases ducks Monday at Juneau Rotary Park.

Photo: Swift-water rescue
Tim Farr, right, reaches for a thrown rope as he practices rescuing Tom Schwartz on Sunday in the Mendenhall River.

Knowles has integrity and compassion
Last month, I was traveling back from Anchorage to Juneau.

Alaska editorial: Pass down hunting traditions this season
If the kind of people we become is a direct result of our life experiences, then the things that we do as young people - the firsts, those early milestones - are of supreme importance.

Whose democracy is it?
On a 104-acre site along the Tigris River in Baghdad, a Kuwaiti construction company remains on schedule to complete the new $592 million U.S. Embassy in Iraq.

My turn: One request: Be professional
I'm writing in reaction to the debate about Hooligan.

Juneau, stop adding fluoride to water
Should the city of Juneau continue adding fluoride to our drinking water?

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.

Klondike run final times
Klondike run times

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.

Adjustments lead to victory for Juneau-Douglas
One of the things that separates football from other sports is that it isn't flowing - it's more static.

Editor's note
Due to circumstances beyond the Juneau Empire sports department's control, results were not available from the Klondike Trail of '98 International Road Relay.

JV report: JDHS defeats Wasilla
The Juneau-Douglas High School junior varsity football team rattled off 19 unanswered first-half points to upend the previously undefeated Wasilla JV 19-8 on Friday at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park.

Klondike run
At first glance, the 24th annual running of the Klondike International Road Relay might have seemed just like any of the previous years...

Bulldozer helps end Talkeetna standoff
An armed Talkeetna man barricaded himself in his trailer home for two days and resisted chemical assaults and a high pressure water stream but surrendered when Alaska State Troopers ripped away part of his home's wall with a bulldozer.

Bethel organizes as STD rates climb
BETHEL - As head nurse at the state's public health center in the village of Bethel, Tim Struna is at the forefront of one of the most pressing health issues in Alaska.

Experts hold falconer seminar
Eric Engman / Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Warming reshapes state's boreal forest
Glenn Juday stands next to a white spruce that sprouted from seed two years after Britain ceased hostilities against the colonies in the Revolutionary War, the last time fire swept through the Bonanza Creek Experimental Forest.

Student shortages threaten school district
Student shortages at two schools in the eastern Aleutians could lead to cuts in school district funds.

Alaska's congressional delegation recalls Sept. 11
The two members of Alaska's current congressional delegation who were in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 11, 2001, personally experienced a bit of the fear and confusion created by the terrorist attacks.

Moses given cash before casting vote
Days before an ailing Rep. Carl Moses flew from Anchorage to cast the deciding vote on a contentious oil and gas tax bill, six VECO Corp. executives contributed $3,000 to the Unalaska Democrat's campaign.

State offers studios use of anti-smoking service ads
Hoping to reduce teen smoking, attorneys general from more than 35 states, including Alaska, this week offered movie studios free use of three public-service announcements to be included on DVDs and videos.

Teachers union not endorsing candidate
ANCHORAGE - The Alaska chapter of the National Education Association has decided against endorsing any candidate in the governor's race.

Bull riders hit the dust
Bucking and spinning, the bull named "Smokeless Chili" first gave Rowdy Sanders the heave, hurling him horizontally through the air so that the cowboy soared above the dirt-layered cement floor at Sullivan Arena like a swimmer entering the pool from the starting block.

Northwest Digest
Fort Wainwright soldier killed in Iraq and Washington tribe running low on water

Suspect in fatal crash surrenders
A man suspected of leaving the scene of a weekend fatal traffic accident turned himself in to Alaska State Troopers.

State OKs BP oil bypass line
BP has received permission from a state agency to use a bypass line to possibly restart some production from the shuttered eastern side of Prudhoe Bay.

Gaming commission initiative sponsors turn in signatures
The sponsor of a plan to create an Alaska Gaming Commission says he turned in enough signatures to the Division of Elections on Monday to place an initiative on the 2008 ballot.

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