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Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Generation geek
Ever think you and your company's IT professional will never see eye-to-eye - or at least hard drive to hard drive?

Coming & going
Feel like you're always carrying the weight of the world?

Question marks
Being prepared for an interview means not only knowing how you'll answer certain questions, but how you'll ask them as well.

Better bait
Want to boost your chances in the job-hunting game?

DAY ONE
First-day jitters don't just apply to kids on their first day of school. Your first day at a new job can be just as nerve-wracking. But don't stress out too much. There are ways to take control of the situation.

655,000 Iraqis died because of invasion
A recent study done by eight Iraqi physicians and overseen by epidemiologists at Johns Hopkins University estimates that 655,000 people have died in Iraq since the U.S. invasion.

If Dems win, shouldn't Alaska have a voice?
I heard Congressional candidate Diane Benson speak.

Palin addresses mandatory boroughs
On Oct. 3, Interior residents got their chance to meet and size up the political phenomenon from the Mat-Su Valley...

Ferry system is not about entertainment
In regards to the rebuttal letter to the editor by Barbara Dedman Kalen, of Skagway, posted in the Oct. 6 Juneau Empire, I disagree with her reasoning and offer an alternate viewpoint.

Democrats grapple important questions
The old saying, "Every vote counts," is right on for Nov. 7.

Palin declares war on women with stance
I would really like to vote for Andrew Halcro in this election, but I find myself voting for Tony Knowles instead.

Witnessing dawn of dictatorial government
Shock, disbelief, fear, outrage - all these and more were my feelings on learning of the latest attack upon traditional American liberties by the Bush administration.

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

Veteran recalls daring rescue
The situation was grim. The pilots had just past the halfway point between Hawaii and California. One of their engines was useless, and without enough fuel to reach land, the pilots had no choice - they had to ditch.

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

Tank farm fuels neighbors' ire
In place of spruce and hemlock trees, residents and businesses along Berners Avenue might soon see dirt piles, fledgling willow trees, and several 30,000 gallon tanks that would store a portion of Juneau International Airport's fuel.

Photo: Monumental swing
Benjamin Campbell, 6, swings at a ball Sunday while playing baseball with his family...

Rescuers save hunter's life
Roughly 12 inches of rock and the same number of men saved the life of a Juneau hunter stranded for more than eight hours Sunday.

Correction
Due to a reporter's error, Tuesday's lecture by mountaineer Steve House was incorrectly reported as free in Friday's Empire.

Capital move issue stays in spotlight
Republican candidate for governor Sarah Palin says she is not in favor of moving either the state capital or the Legislature from Juneau, while Democrat Tony Knowles and independent Andrew Halcro say they strongly oppose any such move.

Photo: Catching air
Alex Jayne swings Monday at Riverside Rotary Park in the Mendenhall Valley after his mom gave him a "power push."

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

Photo: Gull gathering
A few hundred seagulls fly and swim around...

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

Sarah Jackson
Juneau resident Sarah Genevieve Jackson, 55, died Oct. 7, 2006, in Juneau.

Grace Jean Edelman
Grace Jean Edelman, 88, died in the Juneau Pioneers' Home on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2006, after several months of continually failing health.

Alaska editorial: Alaskans should think about their responsibilities
If you've been a qualified Alaska resident since 1982 and applied for your dividend each year, you've received $25,882.41 during the past 25 years - your share of the earnings of the Alaska Permanent Fund.

My turn: The dark side of nuclear ambition
Amid the collective anxiety provoked by North Korea's alleged nuclear test, I received a note from a former student who recently ventured to the Nevada Test Site, the primary testing location for American atomic bombs from 1951 to 1992.

My Turn: Shoot down brown-bear proposals
The Alaska Board of Game will soon be considering two proposals regarding brown bear hunting in Admiralty Island's Seymour Canal.

Alaska holds its own
A number of state high schools this weekend, the Juneau-Douglas girls included, proved that Alaska is among the nation's best in cross country.

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.

Crimson Bears bring home hardware from the state tournament
While the Juneau-Douglas High School tennis team didn't bring home any championships this year, it did prove it can hang with Alaska's top players.

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.

JDHS wins tourney bracket
The Juneau-Douglas High School volleyball team won its final three matches to capture its bracket in the Service/Dimond Tournament on Saturday in Anchorage.

Juneau-Douglas High School tri-meet swimming results
Friday and Saturday at Augustus Brown Swimming Pool

Alaska Digest
Van hits utility pole, causing power outage,Fort Wainwright soldier killed in Iraq, Engineering building shaped like canoe, Developer abandons plans to restore hotel & Fairbanks ice arena to reopen today

Army identifies soldier killed in Iraq
The military on Monday identified a soldier assigned to the 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team who was killed in Iraq.

Northwest Digest
Candidates to discuss regional issues, Crews work to restore cut fiberoptic cable & Airlines try to court Spanish speakers

Supreme Court won't review frisk case
The Alaska Supreme Court has dismissed a request for reviewing an appeal issued in a five-year-old Fairbanks case that could have decided when it is appropriate for police to frisk people.

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

Marketers prepare for seafood expo
Alaska seafood marketing experts are gearing up for China's Fisheries and Seafood Expo in November, a proven sales hot spot.

State do-not-call registry gives way to national version
Alaska's do-not-call registry has officially expired and residents who want to avoid phone solicitors will have to join a national system.

Photo: Quick breather
Volunteers slide a sawhorse under the Kooteyaa Project Wellbriety totem pole Saturday so the roughly 140 community members carrying the pole...

North Slope oil production nearly back to normal
Production has been nearly restored to the Prudhoe Bay oil field, where high winds last week coated electrical insulators with dirt, temporarily shutting down the nation's largest oil field.

Man mows down UAF research projects
A Fairbanks man bulldozed his way through four long-term forest research projects as he cut a trail to property on the Tanana River, state officials said.

Poll: Alaska a mystery to America
Alaska's governor wanted to find out what the rest of the nation thinks about their neighbor to the north, so he commissioned a pop quiz.

Missionaries help immigrants forge new community
Douglas Bennion, a 20-year-old Mormon missionary with a buttery complexion and gelled hair, rides in an immaculate silver Mercury Sable through the Rangeview Mobile Home Park in Muldoon...

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

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