5 tips to help you keep your seasonal job all year
Want to turn that holiday gig into your part-time or full-time job in 2006? Then check out the advice from Sandy Richards, a retail consultant in Rochester, R.I.

False start

Don't wait

Ringing in the season
Looking for a seasonal job in retail can be beneficial on a number of levels. Aside from the extra holiday spending money, you can also put yourself in a good position to turn the part-time job into a full-time gig.

Quake victims need attention
The earthquake that devastated Pakistan and parts of India and Afghanistan on Oct. 8 is now being called the worst humanitarian nightmare ever by the United Nations.

A life-threatening budget proposal
The Republican budget proposal would slash $35 billion to $50 billion from vital national services for the poor and middle class, including Medicaid.

How mature is this Shakespeare?
Twelfth Night is playing at Perseverance Theatre this fall.

Photo: Safe afloat
Third-graders in Diana Fulton's Keet Gooshi Heen Elementary School class try out survival suits last week at Crescent Harbor in Sitka.

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

Another chance for city bowlers
The power has been off in the old Channel Bowl building for almost five months, and the entrance area has sustained water damage from a leak in the roof.

Photo: How The Great One started, probably
Luanne Ginter helps her sons Logan, right, and Kane navigate the ice Monday during the Parent-Tot Skate at the Treadwell Ice Rink.

Around Town
Around town is a listing of nonprofit local events

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

Juneau artist found his peace in Brazil
Former Juneau artist and mountaineer Loren Adkins was an intensely private man who spent much of his three-plus decades in Southeast Alaska exploring the wilderness or obsessing over any number of creative endeavors.

Photo: A tale of loss and recovery
Brennan Low walks along Glacier Highway on Monday while wearing a beanbag chair on his head.

City will limit legal support for Kensington
The Juneau Assembly decided Monday that, if necessary, it will file a court brief supporting the Kensington Mine, but it will not intervene in a lawsuit intending to stop mine operators from dumping rock waste into a nearby lake.

Around Town
Around town is a listing of nonprofit local events

New ordinance OKs higher density zoning
Some 75 acres of land near Montana Creek's flood plains and wetlands are set to be rezoned for higher density housing.

Irwin falls out of public view
Three days after the release of his potentially damaging memo questioning the legality of the state's gas pipeline negotiations, Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Irwin is nowhere to be found.

Thin coho run alters bears' diet
Bears accustomed to a final fish feed at Steep Creek before they begin hibernating for the winter are having to fill their bellies with a different food source this year.

Roger Williams Jr.
Juneau resident Roger Williams Jr., 48, died Oct. 14, 2005, at Mount Edgecumbe Hospital.

Mary Elizabeth (Bette) Reischl
Longtime Juneau resident Bette Reischl died Oct. 19, 2005, at her home on Reischl Way, surrounded by her family.

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

Saturday's JDHS box score with stats
go State Champs!

Running away with state
The Juneau-Douglas High School football team and coaches touched down in Juneau from Anchorage at about 9:30 p.m. Saturday carrying the First National Bowl state championship trophy.

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.

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

ANWR drilling backers pare bill in hopes of winning
A small paragraph disappeared this month from the last page of a U.S. Senate proposal to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling.

Alaska firefighters expect chimney fires will accompany surge of interest in woodstoves
Mitch Flynn remembers the last time there was a dramatic spike in oil prices in Fairbanks.

Natives renew complaint about spraying permit
Some Southeast Alaska tribal groups are coming out in renewed opposition to Klukwan Inc.'s second attempt to spray chemicals on its Long Island second-growth timber.

Musher speaks out about fight against depression
Ramy Brooks doesn't easily talk about his younger years.

Alaska Digest
Staff reports from around the state

Alaska Digest
Staff reports from around the state

A heavy turnout in Wrangell for fisherman who drowned
What happened in the final moments before Ryan Miller's boat capsized in the frigid waters of Clarence Strait is a mystery, and his family would just as soon leave it at that.

AFN convention to return to Fairbanks
Delegates to the Alaska Federation of Natives convention liked the warm welcome they received in Fairbanks.

Puppy found almost two weeks after Kenai bear attack
Colleen Sinnott of Kasilof may have had her scalp torn off, three ribs broken and numerous puncture wounds and scratches, but there was only one thing on her mind after she survived a recent brown bear attack.

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