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State workers to get layoff warning

Thousands of layoff notices will be sent to state workers today after the Alaska unspecified cuts to the budget. Those likely will involve layoffs.The Republican-led Senate majority is reluctant to go along with...
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My Turn: Juneau's boneless chicken ranch caucus

Ten thousand layoff notices were recently mailed to nervous state employees, and those...There is a great long-term solution that avoids unnecessary state layoffs, doesn't require any new taxes and preserves the current Permanent...
After long layoff, JD women to play Ketchikan

...shoot the three.'' In an effort to keep sharp during their layoff, the JD women have been scrimmaging against the Dzantik'i...bore.'' She said Juneau could look a bit rusty due to the layoff when it takes the floor on Friday. Still, she said, it was...
Economist: ConocoPhillips layoffs have broad reach

...Development economist Neal Fried told the Alaska Dispatch News Wednesday that he would not have been shocked if the number of layoffs announced was higher.Alaska oil prices have dropped more than $28 per barrel over the last year, cutting into revenue for...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Sports: Gilbert lands record contract after layoff 4/22/98

...Wednesday, April 22, 1998 Gilbert lands record contract after layoff Last modified at 2:10 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22...a seven-year, $46.5 million contract, hopeful that the layoff won't prevent him from returning to the form that made him...
Alaska Editorial: Budget reality

...first ran in the Ketchikan Daily News:This week's news of layoffs at the Alaska Marine Highway System has brought home the state...subsidies, setting off another round of budget cuts, employee layoffs and service reductions.Where does that cycle end?Most Southeast...
Empire Editorial: New idea for DOT: Look at an old one

The Alaska Marine Highway System needs a new plan in light of employee layoffs and ferry layups that are likely to continue in future years. In finding a new, sustainable plan we hope Department of Transportation...
Haines forestry office closes for season

...on Jan. 22. The office will reopen March 1, the forestry division announced by email Thursday.The closure was forced by layoffs in response to budget cuts, the division said. While the Haines office is closed, anyone with forestry issues in Haines...
Crimson Bears primed for 'physical' play

After a 20-day layoff from game action, the Juneau-Douglas hockey team is ready to to show up ready to play with full intensity." During the long layoff, he said the team had several days of physical practices to help prepare...
House, Senate negotiations continue on Coastal Management deal

...a special session that followed the regular session. Now, with the remaining members of the program's 33 staffers facing layoff at the end of the month, the Senate is offering a simple one-year extension of the program. "We are willing to continue...


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