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Tuesday, November 15, 2005

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

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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

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

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

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.

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

Major effort

Respect rights of all
I swear we live in a caste society.

Free advice for Frank
Gov. Murkowski is making a mistake hiring Lower 48 public-relations people to improve his image.

Respect rights of all
I swear we live in a caste society.

Free advice for Frank
Gov. Murkowski is making a mistake hiring Lower 48 public-relations people to improve his image.

Lying about the lies
CNN reports President Bush is going on a campaign to convince people that the Libby/outing of a spy for payback/we are supposed to believe our president was too clueless to know what was going on and we do (believe he is clueless enough not to know because it's part of his charm)/Iraq war case isn't all that bad.

Lying about the lies
CNN reports President Bush is going on a campaign to convince people that the Libby/outing of a spy for payback/we are supposed to believe our president was too clueless to know what was going on and we do (believe he is clueless enough not to know because it's part of his charm)/Iraq war case isn't all that bad.

A glitch in the dividend system
I have received a permanent fund dividend every year since I qualified in 1999 except this year.

A glitch in the dividend system
I have received a permanent fund dividend every year since I qualified in 1999 except this year.

Around Town
Around town is a listing of nonprofit local events

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

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

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

City to pay entire cost of Bayview sewer extensions
Bayview residents won their battle with the city Monday night when it decided to shoulder the entire cost of a sewer extension for the North Douglas neighborhood.

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.

City rejects lower lease rate proposed for shopping center
A Belgian couple hoping to get a cheaper rate on a city land lease for a South Franklin Street tourist shop may be disappointed.

Around Town
Around town is a listing of nonprofit local events

Photo: School project
Floyd Dryden Middle School student Angela Wright, 11, shows a model she built of the Great Pyramid of Khufu to Rep. Beth Kerttula, D-Juneau, on Monday in Mike Heiman's world history class.

Photo: In with the new
Richard Green cuts spikes Monday off planks removed from the dock where the Timberwolf gift shop had been.

Some alcohol sellers fail checks
Robert Rodman said he's had "zero tolerance" for underage customers during the 16 years he has owned Percy's Liquor Store, downtown on Front Street.

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.

Photo: Swearing them in, 1985
Then Lt. Gov. Steve McAlpine swears in members of the House of Representatives at the beginning of the legislative session in 1985.

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

Photo: In with the new
Richard Green cuts spikes Monday off planks removed from the dock where the Timberwolf gift shop had been.

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.

Sealaska to reduce logging by 25 percent
Sealaska Corp. announced Monday that its shareholders and employees face a serious economic loss because the corporation's timber resources are much smaller than previously thought.

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

Villagers say they're facing a fuel crisis
After a disastrous local salmon season, many cash-poor Yakutat residents are wondering how they will pay to heat their homes this winter.

Sealaska to reduce logging by 25 percent
Sealaska Corp. announced Monday that its shareholders and employees face a serious economic loss because the corporation's timber resources are much smaller than previously thought.

Around Town
Around town is a listing of nonprofit local events

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

Photo: Swearing them in, 1985
Then Lt. Gov. Steve McAlpine swears in members of the House of Representatives at the beginning of the legislative session in 1985.

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.

Villagers say they're facing a fuel crisis
After a disastrous local salmon season, many cash-poor Yakutat residents are wondering how they will pay to heat their homes this winter.

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

City rejects lower lease rate proposed for shopping center
A Belgian couple hoping to get a cheaper rate on a city land lease for a South Franklin Street tourist shop may be disappointed.

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: School project
Floyd Dryden Middle School student Angela Wright, 11, shows a model she built of the Great Pyramid of Khufu to Rep. Beth Kerttula, D-Juneau, on Monday in Mike Heiman's world history class.

Some alcohol sellers fail checks
Robert Rodman said he's had "zero tolerance" for underage customers during the 16 years he has owned Percy's Liquor Store, downtown on Front Street.

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

City to pay entire cost of Bayview sewer extensions
Bayview residents won their battle with the city Monday night when it decided to shoulder the entire cost of a sewer extension for the North Douglas neighborhood.

Around Town
Around town is a listing of nonprofit local events

Barney Gregory Willard
Former Juneau resident Barney Gregory "Greg" Willard, 53, died Oct. 31, 2005, in Anchorage.

Bernice Ida Westfall
Juneau resident Bernice Ida Westfall, 95, died Nov. 10, 2005, at Juneau Pioneer's Home.

Clifford Berg
Juneau resident Clifford Berg died Oct. 11, 2005, at Bartlett Regional Hospital.

Barney Gregory Willard
Former Juneau resident Barney Gregory "Greg" Willard, 53, died Oct. 31, 2005, in Anchorage.

Clifford Berg
Juneau resident Clifford Berg died Oct. 11, 2005, at Bartlett Regional Hospital.

Bernice Ida Westfall
Juneau resident Bernice Ida Westfall, 95, died Nov. 10, 2005, at Juneau Pioneer's Home.

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: 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.

My turn: Semantics versus science at the Kensington Mine
A lthough disappointed that the Kensington mediation efforts failed, I am certainly not surprised.

My turn: Semantics versus science at the Kensington Mine
A lthough disappointed that the Kensington mediation efforts failed, I am certainly not surprised.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

Northwest Digest
Staff reports from around the state/the Northwest

Alaska Digest
Staff reports from around the state

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

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.

Northwest Digest
Staff reports from around the state/the Northwest

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.

Bush stops over at Elmendorf
President Bush stopped off here on Monday and slammed critics of the Iraq war before a crowd of flag-waving Alaskans.

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

Increase in diabetes rate continues trend in Alaska
Diabetes increased 27 percent among Alaska adults from 2000 to 2004, according to the state epidemiology office, continuing a trend first noted in 1995.

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

Court to decide fee for lawsuit challenge
Environmental, tribal, Native and political organizations are awaiting an Alaska Supreme Court decision on their challenge of a state law that keeps the state from paying attorneys' fees in public interest lawsuits.

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