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My Turn: Cracks in the door

...which claim that U.S. oil must be confined within U.S. borders to hold prices down and assist the nation's manufacturing sector recovery are fundamentally misguided. The fungible nature of international oil markets, unlike that for natural...
Forecast: Economy will stay 'flat'

...that's with an industry population of about 70,000, without a significant agricultural sector or a significant manufacturing sector, he said.In terms of international exports as percent of GSP, Alaska comes in 14th in the country. In terms...
Sealaska posts huge financial loss in 2013, services, gaming, and corporate and other income. In previous years, the company included a manufacturing sector, but those operations were sold last year.The numbers varied, but each of the sectors, except the investments...
State | Local
My Turn: A pivotal opportunity for positive change

...good news is that Juneau is growing as a service hub for the region. In addition, we have an expanding small manufacturing sector. The Greens Creek mine is the largest single producer of silver of any mine in the U.S., and we are the fifth...
Sealaska official gets Obama Administration appointment

...providing the Council and the Obama administration with advice and counsel on issues and concerns that affect the manufacturing sector. Sealaska President and CEO Chris McNeil Jr. praised the appointment and Landol. "Sealaska's manufacturing...
Regional News
State jobless rate climbs in November release. In November the state lost 7,700 jobs, Boucher said. The largest losses were reported in the manufacturing sector, which largely consists of seafood processing, and construction. The state's highest joblessness was reported...
Ohio's job growth doesn't guarantee an Obama win

...payoff to labor unions, Strickland said, he showed "a lack of understanding of this industry."If Ohio's manufacturing sector is showing new signs of life, many residents have yet to see it. The impact on the presidential race is hard...
Outside editorial: Weaning ourselves from a China import

...cornered the global market on that industry. None of this bodes well for the U.S. economy or for growing its manufacturing sector, therefore creating new jobs. The DOE says that it could take the United States 15 years to develop enough other...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...and Karen McCarthy, D-Mo. Approving the bill ``will expedite the flow of American capital and jobs in the manufacturing sector to China,'' Andrews said. House Minority Whip David Bonior, D-Mich., who predicts that as many as two-thirds...
More people sought unemployment aid last week

...government's report found a net job gain of zero.On a positive note, on Monday the ISM's employment index for the manufacturing sector rose, suggesting factories added jobs last month. But manufacturing accounts for only about 10 percent of U...


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