Monday, November 14, 2005

Book smart: The top 10 career-related books in October on Amazon.com
1. Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't

Seal the deal
Anyone who makes their living selling goods or services knows the key to a good sales call is being properly prepared so you can execute at a high level. For a number of reasons, job seekers can look at the job search in the same way, especially those savvy enough to be proactive and seek out job opportunities.

Major effort

Seal the deal
Anyone who makes their living selling goods or services knows the key to a good sales call is being properly prepared so you can execute at a high level. For a number of reasons, job seekers can look at the job search in the same way, especially those savvy enough to be proactive and seek out job opportunities.

'What was your favorite subject in school and why?'

'What was your favorite subject in school and why?'

Screen gems

Book smart: The top 10 career-related books in October on Amazon.com
1. Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't

Major effort

Screen gems

New tax laws help charities at home
In a year when donors have responded generously to victims of disasters at home and abroad, Congress has signed legislation designed to help charities who are feeling the pinch of competing appeals.

Can't tax church
I would like to comment on the article "Federal probe targets political activity at churches, nonprofits" that was published Nov. 8.

Governor can't take 'no' for an answer
I just don't understand it. Someone please explain it to me. How it is that when the people say no to a jet, when the Alaska Legislature says no to a jet, when everyone says no to a jet, that this governor can still spend $2.5 million on a jet?

Mine isn't benevolent
In support of the Kensington Mine project, Joe Mathis claims in a Nov. 11 letter that he is tired of the "same old recycled arguments" against development activity.

Mine isn't benevolent
In support of the Kensington Mine project, Joe Mathis claims in a Nov. 11 letter that he is tired of the "same old recycled arguments" against development activity.

Can't tax church
I would like to comment on the article "Federal probe targets political activity at churches, nonprofits" that was published Nov. 8.

New tax laws help charities at home
In a year when donors have responded generously to victims of disasters at home and abroad, Congress has signed legislation designed to help charities who are feeling the pinch of competing appeals.

Governor can't take 'no' for an answer
I just don't understand it. Someone please explain it to me. How it is that when the people say no to a jet, when the Alaska Legislature says no to a jet, when everyone says no to a jet, that this governor can still spend $2.5 million on a jet?

New kiln heats up UAS art program
The University of Alaska Southeast art department is heating up.

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

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

Bill would change mine patent rules
For years, Neil MacKinnon of Juneau has nurtured a few slots of private land inside the Tongass National Forest for future mineral development.

State takes fiscal look at seniors
State and city officials agree the growth of Alaska's senior population over the next 25 years is one of the biggest social and economic issues facing the state.

Photo: Hands-on experience
Cousins Eric Nordgren, 9, left, and Krystal Reyes, 13, look through their melted hand prints while waiting for a city bus Sunday in a bus shelter near the corner of Mendenhall Loop and Back Loop roads.

Photo: Some pre-freeze-up recreation
Matt Jones water skis behind a boat driven by his sister, Terese, on Auke Lake on Friday.

Seeker of extraterrestrials to speak
Esteemed radio astronomy research scientist Seth Shostak will visit the University of Alaska Southeast's Egan Library at 7 p.m. tonight to discuss the ways science is being used to search for signs of extraterrestrial life.

State takes fiscal look at seniors
State and city officials agree the growth of Alaska's senior population over the next 25 years is one of the biggest social and economic issues facing the state.

Photo: Some pre-freeze-up recreation
Matt Jones water skis behind a boat driven by his sister, Terese, on Auke Lake on Friday.

Photo: Hands-on experience
Cousins Eric Nordgren, 9, left, and Krystal Reyes, 13, look through their melted hand prints while waiting for a city bus Sunday in a bus shelter near the corner of Mendenhall Loop and Back Loop roads.

Around Town
Around town is a listing of nonprofit local events

F&G, fishermen differ on halibut
michael penn / juneau empire Long-liner bounty: Randy Salvesen, right, and Tamas Clexto move halibut Saturday onto a scale at Alaska Glacier Seafoods.

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

Claim filed against officer is dismissed
A judge has dismissed a claim filed by a Juneau man accusing a city police officer of intentional infliction of emotional distress.

Juneau fans of the medieval declare pretend war
Juneau declares pretend war on Anchorage.

New kiln heats up UAS art program
The University of Alaska Southeast art department is heating up.

F&G, fishermen differ on halibut
michael penn / juneau empire Long-liner bounty: Randy Salvesen, right, and Tamas Clexto move halibut Saturday onto a scale at Alaska Glacier Seafoods.

Veterans commemorate
George Bennett, left, and James Lindoff Jr. prepare to lead other Southeast Alaska Native veterans Friday into the Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall for Veterans Day ceremonies.

Juneau fans of the medieval declare pretend war
Juneau declares pretend war on Anchorage.

Claim filed against officer is dismissed
A judge has dismissed a claim filed by a Juneau man accusing a city police officer of intentional infliction of emotional distress.

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

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

Around Town
Around town is a listing of nonprofit local events

Veterans commemorate
George Bennett, left, and James Lindoff Jr. prepare to lead other Southeast Alaska Native veterans Friday into the Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall for Veterans Day ceremonies.

Bill would change mine patent rules
For years, Neil MacKinnon of Juneau has nurtured a few slots of private land inside the Tongass National Forest for future mineral development.

Seeker of extraterrestrials to speak
Esteemed radio astronomy research scientist Seth Shostak will visit the University of Alaska Southeast's Egan Library at 7 p.m. tonight to discuss the ways science is being used to search for signs of extraterrestrial life.

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

Mary Hargrave
Juneau resident Mary Hargrave died Nov. 11 at her home. A full obituary will follow at a later date.

Mary Hargrave
Juneau resident Mary Hargrave died Nov. 11 at her home. A full obituary will follow at a later date.

Empire editorial: State needs to throw small cities a lifeline before it's too late
Juneau has it good compared to many Alaska cities.

My Turn: Scrutiny is the highest call of duty
In Sen. Stevens' prestigious career he has delivered much to Alaska in the way of federal dollars and legislation that recognizes the uniqueness of the size and remote nature of our state.

My turn: Savor your pork, fellow Alaskans, and sleep well
Sen. Ted Stevens has done a lot for our state. He has helped make us the pork capital of the country.

My Turn: Scrutiny is the highest call of duty
In Sen. Stevens' prestigious career he has delivered much to Alaska in the way of federal dollars and legislation that recognizes the uniqueness of the size and remote nature of our state.

Alaska editorial: Governor makes the right move for schools
Gov. Frank Murkowski is right: Alaska schools need a significant boost of money next year.

Alaska editorial: Governor makes the right move for schools
Gov. Frank Murkowski is right: Alaska schools need a significant boost of money next year.

My turn: Savor your pork, fellow Alaskans, and sleep well
Sen. Ted Stevens has done a lot for our state. He has helped make us the pork capital of the country.

Empire editorial: State needs to throw small cities a lifeline before it's too late
Juneau has it good compared to many Alaska cities.

Alaska birds and birdwatchers delight in winter buffet
Susan Sharbaugh doesn't mind shelling out a few extra bucks for sunflower seeds and suet to feed the army of black-capped chickadees that flock to the feeders outside her Fairbanks cabin each day.

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

Scientists on the loose studying moose
With the moose population now estimated to outnumber the winter human population in Gustavus, several scientists from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game have gathered in the small community this weekend to learn more about the effects these mammals are having on the local ecosystem.

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

Scientists on the loose studying moose
With the moose population now estimated to outnumber the winter human population in Gustavus, several scientists from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game have gathered in the small community this weekend to learn more about the effects these mammals are having on the local ecosystem.

Alaska birds and birdwatchers delight in winter buffet
Susan Sharbaugh doesn't mind shelling out a few extra bucks for sunflower seeds and suet to feed the army of black-capped chickadees that flock to the feeders outside her Fairbanks cabin each day.

Crimson Bears take second place at Sitka
Following what Juneau-Douglas High School wrestling coach Kris Mercer described as a week of brutally intense practices, the Crimson Bears took second place Saturday at the Sitka Tournament.

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.

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.

Sitka Invitational Wrestling Tournament 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.

Crimson Bears lauded with team honors
Losing the last two games of the season wasn't the way anyone on the Juneau-Douglas High School volleyball team planned to go out.

Juneau-Douglas takes fourth at state
Despite being eliminated from state championship contention on Friday, the Juneau-Douglas High School volleyball team refused to roll over and quit on Saturday in the third-place game of the Class 4A State Volleyball Championships at West Anchorage High School.

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.

Juneau-Douglas takes fourth at state
Despite being eliminated from state championship contention on Friday, the Juneau-Douglas High School volleyball team refused to roll over and quit on Saturday in the third-place game of the Class 4A State Volleyball Championships at West Anchorage High School.

Sitka Invitational Wrestling Tournament results
Saturday

Crimson Bears lauded with team honors
Losing the last two games of the season wasn't the way anyone on the Juneau-Douglas High School volleyball team planned to go out.

Crimson Bears take second place at Sitka
Following what Juneau-Douglas High School wrestling coach Kris Mercer described as a week of brutally intense practices, the Crimson Bears took second place Saturday at the Sitka Tournament.

Northwest Digest
Staff reports from around the state/the Northwest

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

Alaska Digest
Staff and Wire reports from around the state.

Heart-lung recipient returns to Alaska
Doug and Susan Hoxworth haven't lived the life they expected after they met at Yukon Office Supply in Anchorage 37 years ago.

Villages turning to wind energy
Arctic winds blow steady and untrammeled across the flat, hoarfrosted tundra at the tip of this spindly peninsula in northwest Alaska.

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

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

Northwest Digest
Staff reports from around the state/the Northwest

Villages turning to wind energy
Arctic winds blow steady and untrammeled across the flat, hoarfrosted tundra at the tip of this spindly peninsula in northwest Alaska.

Court advocate program seeks to recruit Natives
Sue Marsh raised four boys on her own, so she understands the challenges of parenting.

Alaska Digest
Staff and Wire reports from around the state.

Heart-lung recipient returns to Alaska
Doug and Susan Hoxworth haven't lived the life they expected after they met at Yukon Office Supply in Anchorage 37 years ago.

Court advocate program seeks to recruit Natives
Sue Marsh raised four boys on her own, so she understands the challenges of parenting.

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

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