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Easier access has economic side effects

...largely seasonal, and there simply aren't as many stores to be affected by improved access. Grocery stores and hardware stores in Haines are expected to be particularly vulnerable.The state expects Skagway and Haines to each see boosts in...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/easier-access-has-economic-side-effects
Local
Surprise, surprise; carrots for the wise

...some this past spring in two garden planters that were not used for anything special. I got the seeds at a local hardware store, and randomly scattered them on top of fresh soil. One variety was intentionally short and the other was called...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-10-12/surprise-surprise-carrots-wise
Neighbors
My Turn: Downtown monoculture squeezing out small businesses

...privilege. We had a large grocery store across from the Valentine Building. Across the street from that was the hardware store. Downtown Juneau also had a lot of good restaurants, local bars and venues that held events from all over the world...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-28/my-turn-downtown-monoculture-squeezin
Opinion
Kings may drive news, but sockeyes drive Inlet economy

...Processors. "It has been a gradual decrease, I would say over the last five or six years."Soldotna's Trustworthy Hardware store has been open for 27 years, before that it was Ellington's and before that, it was Penn's Hardware. Miller...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-17/kings-may-drive-news-sockeyes-drive-inl
State
Feds reject refuge road pitched to aid patients

...marine option for moving medical patients."It would be a little bit like substituting a hardware store for a grocery store," she said. "The hardware store might be a little bit bigger, but you're not going to get what you need."Fishing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-06/feds-reject-refuge-road-pitched-aid-pat
State
Baked Alaska: Unusual heat wave hits 49th state

...cleaning out supplies of fans in at least one local hardware store. Mid-June normally brings high temperatures in...the worst they've ever seen. At the True Value Hardware store, people have grabbed up five times the usual amount...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-19/baked-alaska-unusual-heat-wave-hits-49t
State | Local
6 cities breweries helped transform

...says Hale's Ales manager Phil O'Brien. "What used to be fishing shops are little restaurants - what used to be hardware stores are now coffee shops."While Ballard is still a hub of maritime industry, it has landed higher-income apartment...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-07-07/6-cities-breweries-helped-transform
Neighbors
In the Tongass, every job counts

...includes starting a business and passing that entrepreneurial spirit on to your children. Whether it was a farm, a hardware store, or something else, America was built by these kinds of family enterprises, and family businesses still power Alaskan...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-09-11/tongass-every-job-counts
Opinion
Gertrude E Madsen

...their Madsen legacy; model airplanes, bicycle shop, TV repair, firewood, sand and gravel delivery, fishing and hardware store, trailer house sales and land development, truly a pioneer of Juneau.She is survived by her children: Esther...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000165527743
Hostility toward recent immigrants a long American tradition

...And anyone who thinks today's mostly Latino immigrants don't work hard has never seen a construction site or the hardware store parking lots where they wait, sometimes for hours, in hopes of finding even one day's labor. With unemployment...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-07-16/hostility-toward-recent-immigrants-lo
Opinion

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