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Educators ask: 'What is career-ready?'

...students? A panel of HR specialists from a broad swath of industries answered."Help an individual look toward what is their...or gaining work experience at a young age.While different industries and positions will require different skills and levels of...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-01/educators-ask-what-career-ready
Local
Viking Lumber wins Big Thorne contract, again

...shrunk with the timber industry. Still, there are about...there were 325 timber industry jobs in Southeast, making it one of the smallest industries in the region, according...diminished size of the timber industry means it is no longer...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-02/viking-lumber-wins-big-thorne-contract-
Local
Letter: Empire portrays SEACC as the boogeyman

...anti-environmentalist credentials occasionally for the benefit of its industry ad buyers. But it's the Empire's Sept. 21 tirade, like...that you need a fighter like SEACC, not a sorry shill for industry like the Empire. Tom PaulJuneau

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-01/letter-empire-portrays-seacc-boogeyma
Letters
Sullivan grilled during fisheries debate

...campaigned with him in Kodiak.Fishing is a multibillion-dollar industry in the state and a major employer.It was a friendly audience...to question Mr. Sullivan," one of the questioners, fish industry writer Laine Welch said, before asking Sullivan another question...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-02/sullivan-grilled-during-fisheries-debat
State
Director Fincher the right fit for 'Gone Girl' adaptation

...choice wisecracks as she navigates the aftermath of Amy's disappearance.The way Flynn wrote Nick, every big actor in the industry could relate to "Gone Girl's" tortures-of-the-media-damned angle. Eventually Nick learns how to change public...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-10-02/director-fincher-right-fit-gone-girl-adap
Art
Unsinkable Jon Jay is Cardinals' unsung hero

...378, up from .370.His OPS was .750 this season compared to .721 last year.His OPS+ - which is adjusted based on industry-wide hitting performances - was 114, which means he was 14 percent above the league average. That was an improvement of...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-01/unsinkable-jon-jay-cardinals-unsung-he
Sports
My Turn: Chamber CEO, Empire misrepresent circumstances of minimum wage debate

...prior and subsequent years, and at an even greater rate in industries employing large numbers of minimum wage earners such as seafood...was contrary to the usual warnings of gloom and doom from industry lobbyists. More jobs at better wages? We think Alaskan voters...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-30/my-turn-chamber-ceo-empire-misreprese
Opinion
Visions of a quick switch

...there a way for environmentalists and industry to each get what they want? If so...alone in dreaming up a compromise between industry and conservation. Their approach, however...necessary, that logging is a valuable industry in Southeast Alaska and the question...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-28/visions-quick-switch
Local
Empire Editorial: It's time for sustainable logging

...Alaska's Tongass National Forest is an industry that faltered many times before getting...ultimately drove the region's timber industry to near-extinction.History has shown there can be a viable timber industry in Southeast Alaska, but past practices...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-28/empire-editorial-its-time-sustainable
Opinion
Letter: Environmental groups speak for the people

...lawsuits against "The Road," the timber industry and the Kensington Mine. Unfortunately...The idea that timber was a prosperous industry laid low by environmental group lawsuits...Forest Service subsidized the logging industry here for about $40 million per year...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-09-23/letter-environmental-groups-speak-peo
Letters

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