Business news roundup: Win a free phone, have fun doing it shopSkagway and Haines' Sockeye Cycle Co. was named one of America's Best Bike Shops for 2014 by the National Bicycle Dealers Association.Of 4,000 bike shops in the U.S., less than 300 of them were chosen as the best, according to a news release...
JPD trains secondhand dealers on new ordinance

All of Juneau's secondhand dealers must abide by new city rules beginning Sept. 11 that require them to document valuable items sold to them. Police hope the ordinance...
Perpetual war is our reality

...our country down into ruin. They came for the poor, and we thought, let them live in the streets. They came for the drug dealers, and we thought, well, most of them are probably minorities anyway. Fairly recently they came for peace activists, seized...
First-time rules for secondhand stores

...valuables sold to secondhand dealers. Sounds good on paper, but...only one that's the main dealer in town."Hammons buys jewelry...the ordinance would require dealers to log in an online database...the new rules would require dealers to spend time logging the items...
Alaska serial killer Robert Hansen dies in prison at 75

...his other life.Construction of the 800-mile oil pipeline in the 1970s brought prostitutes, pimps, con artists and drug dealers to Alaska's largest city, all aiming to separate construction workers from some of the big money they were pulling in...
Secondhand shops get stricter rules

...merchandise for 30 days. I think the cost of the whole thing for the dealer is absurd. Too much time involved to keep all these kinds...might have to hire someone new. Under federal law, all gun dealers must keep paper records of every transaction they make.The...
18 months for Wash. heroin dealer supplying Ketchikan

...Gary Sherman, 43, during a hearing in U.S. District Court in Juneau.Prosecutors said Sherman provided heroin to drug dealers in Ketchikan from September 2011 to May 2012. The drugs were transported to Ketchikan on the state ferry system, commercial...
The guns of August reach Alaska

...the SWAT team deployed as police raided a home on Lemon Creek Road, seizing drugs and guns and arresting a suspected drug dealer.Campbell said he doesn't have statistics on the number of times the SWAT team has deployed for a search or arrest warrant...
Gimme a Smile: Let's make a deal ground for taking on the car dealers.I'm no good at garage sales. I...ourselves across the desk from the new car dealer, poised to make a deal. It's no surprise that they're called car dealers, as opposed to car retailers or car...
US hiring surges as unemployment dips

...winter storms and freezing temperatures caused factories to close and prevented consumers from visiting shopping malls and auto dealers.Still, the winter failed to freeze hiring and job growth has continued with little to no interruption. This should help...
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