Yakutat to welcome cruise ships this year

...have to start looking at cruise ships," said Yakutat assembly member, Yakutat Chamber of Commerce Vice President, and co-founder of the Yakutat Cultural Association Paul Harding. "But ... while we want to invite different forms of business, I think...
Weight Watchers founder Jean Nidetch dies at 91

PARKLAND, Fla. - A half-century after dropping 70 pounds and keeping them off, Weight Watchers founder Jean Nidetch made some allowances: Cokes in her fridge, Klondikes in her freezer, the occasional potato or extra piece of bread...
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My Turn: Putting service before salary is called leadership

...way to do business is to serve others, do more for them, and charge less." That's the world according to Dan Price, founder and CEO of Gravity Payments. I was thinking of Price when I read the story about administrative personnel being given unpaid...
Facelift coming downtown

...CBJ has partnered with engineering consulting firm Dowl, Northwind Architects and Dynamic Consulting.Dynamic Consulting founder Samantha Dye kicked off the public input aspect of the project with a World Cafe event on April 6, which saw nearly 100 participants...
Museum show takes on art and early TV

...Among them: Saul Bass, Roy Lichtenstein, Groucho Marx, Man Ray, Aline B. Saarinen and William S. Paley himself, the founder and president of CBS, an avid art collector who served on the board of the Museum of Modern Art for half a century.Saarinen...
Improv in the state of Alaska

...problems - apparently have lots of comedic potential.I took a (really fun and not that scary!) improv class with festival founder Eric Caldwell and several of Morally Improv-erished's members last fall, so it is perhaps clear I already like improv...
Juneau Jazz & Classics Festival begins Friday

...DrachmanInstrument: celloKnown for: Soloist and recitalist who has performed across the United States, Europe and Asia. Also the founder and artistic director of The Piatigorsky Foundation, named in honor of his grandfather Gregor Piatigorsky, which presents...
'Boxes for Heroes' founder guilty of fraud

After 6 hours of deliberating, a jury found "Boxes for Heroes" founder Frank Roach guilty of nine counts of scheming to defraud and theft via his nonprofit organization Alaska Veterans Outreach Boxes...
Sports On TV for Thursday, March 19

GOLF10 a.m., TGC - PGA Tour, Arnold Palmer Invitational, first round, at Orlando, Fla.2 p.m., TGC - LPGA, Founders Cup, first round, at PhoenixMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL3 p.m., ESPN - Preseason, Philadelphia vs. N.Y. Yankees, at Tampa...
Running Fox releases Alaska Sampler 2015

...they urged us to issue a fresh volume each year. How could we refuse?" said Deb Vanasse, co-editor of the Sampler and founder of Running Fox Books, in a release.In what lead editor David Marusek deems a "literary labor of love," the Alaska Sampler...


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