Bigger pay on the way
Bigger paychecks may be in store for job seekers.
Just the facts
When writing your resume you'll want to be sure to include all the important points, but when writing the summary try to keep things simple.
A 2003 study by the American Medical Association found that clinical depression accounts for more than $44 billion in losses annually because of employees with untreated or under-treated depression.
Freshen up: Time to give your resume new life
It's time to dust off that briefcase and track down that old resume.
Never said class size would decrease
Sara Cohen wrote in Friday's Juneau Empire that three School Board candidates at the Juneau-Douglas High School candidates' forum were "misleading" as to the effect of the second high school on class size.
Younger generations should have shares
I agree that reform is needed with Sealaska's distribution of funding. Perhaps certain officials can take a cut in pay and have their money redistributed to the shareholders (at some of their salaries, they definitely can afford it).
Choate would expand vocational programs
I'd like to put in a word of support for my friend Mark Choate for the School Board. In a KTOO interview Wednesday morning, Mark spoke about the high priority he puts on cutting the drop-out rate, and on expanding vocational education programs.
Directors get raises? Isn't that special
Recently, state employees were asked to complete a survey to determine the best ways to attract and keep valuable employees. With a lot of longtime employees retiring, they are finding it difficult to fill critical positions with qualified people.
Where does Sarah Palin stand today?
Everyday I look forward to reading the Anchorage Daily News to see where Ms. Palin has landed on the issue for the day. I am disappointed that she seems to be backing away from her campaign slogan of "Take a Stand."
Carlson should be returned to board
There are three reasons to return Phyllis Carlson to the Juneau School Board: experience, advocacy and accomplishment. Phyllis' background makes her an exceptional candidate. She is a manager at the Vocational Resource Center and vocational education is a need in the district.
Police & Fire
Reports from Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers.
Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events.
Photo: Lucky duck
Duane Gates reaches out Saturday to choose a duck during the drawing for the Glacier Valley and Gastineau rotary clubs' Juneau Duck Derby fundraiser at Twin Lakes.
Photo: Final ship in the mist
A tender heads back Monday to the cruise ship Zaandam, anchored in Sitka Sound. The ship is the last of the cruise season in Sitka. About 260,000 tourists visited the town by cruise ship this year.
Fishermen come out ahead
Despite record-high fuel prices and extremely low pink salmon runs, most fishermen will end the 2006 season with cash in their pockets.
Alaska editorial: History of dividend provides lesson on consensus building
A quarter-century after the first dividend check was sent out, the Alaska Permanent Fund provides an important lesson for Alaskans:
Outside editorial: Muslim leaders need to speak out forcefully against violence
It's fine for the pious to feel proud and even protective of their faith. But the reaction of some radical Muslims to perceived blasphemies has gotten way out of hand.
Out & About
Out & About is a listing of recreational activities.
Recipes on the wing: The how-to's of dinning on duck
Ryan Scott, a wildlife biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, said he grew up with hunting being a "family affair."
Savor the fowl flavor
Avid bird hunter Tom Boutin doesn't use measuring cups or spoons when figuring how much spice to add to his wild fowl before popping them into the oven.
In search of black oystercatcher nests in Southeast Alaska
Scanning the shoreline through binoculars while cruising the perimeter of a rocky island, we hear the familiar loud, piping alarm call before spotting a lone black oystercatcher perched conspicuously atop a rock.
Outsiders: Shannon Smith
Outsiders is a weekly profile in the Juneau Empire's Outdoors section.
Juneau girls win at Bartlett
The Juneau-Douglas High School boys and girls swimming and diving teams made a solid accounting for themselves this weekend in Anchorage.
JDHS boys rally to claim 3rd at state
The Juneau-Douglas High School boys team proved that through teamwork, great things can happen.
Scotts Valley upends JDHS in a shootout
The Juneau-Douglas High School football team gave visiting Scotts Valley from California all it could handle, but the Falcons proved too much in a three-and-a-half hour marathon game Saturday at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park
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.
Leah francis wins first JDHS girls title
Juneau-Douglas High School cross country runner Leah Francis punctuated her unbelievable freshman season by making history Saturday in Soldotna.
Alaska military operations to receive millions in defense bill
The annual federal defense spending bill approved this week by Congress will pour tens of millions of dollars into military operations based in Alaska.
Anchorage prepares for Native convention
Yup'ik entertainer Quentin Simeon was 7 years old when he first saw an elevator during a trip to Anchorage.
Alaska Volcano Observatory scientists confirmed this week what earlier photographs of steam plumes coming from near Cape Douglas suggested: Fourpeaked Volcano has become active after last erupting more than 10,000 years ago. Scientists are saying the volcano, about 100 miles southwest of Homer, is no longer extinct.
This Day in History
In Alaska, the Nation and the World
Season's first snow falls on Fairbanks
Residents are bidding farewell to a glorious Indian summer as the season's first snow fell on the city's roads and bridges.
VECO execs gave lawmakers $119,000
Alaska lawmakers received at least $119,000 in campaign contributions from six executives at VECO Corp. before the Anchorage oil services company was included in a federal investigation into possible political corruption in Alaska.
Judicial commission charges Kenai judge with misconduct
A judicial commission has charged Kenai District Judge David Landry with willful misconduct, listing a string of the judge's alleged misdeeds from inappropriate sexual comments to allowing 14 suspects to escape prosecution.
BP starts 'pigging' Prudhoe pipeline
The shutdown of a satellite field on Alaska's North Slope will not stop BP from beginning the process of cleaning out a corroded transit line in the nation's largest oil field.
Villages reject heating oil gift
An offer of free heating oil from a critic of President Bush will be rejected by four remote Alaska villages.