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Neighbors' alert, firefighters save man

...Jager, the fire was intentionally set and the victim is believed to have caused it. The fire started with burning paper products, but there didn't appear to be any accelerants, Jager said. The Juneau Police Department investigating the event...
Coffee with a conscience

...Wheeler does other things in the interest of sustainability, like using metal tasting spoons for its ice cream and paper products from recycled materials. He's looking into whether they could begin using organic milk and cream, but it would...
Authorities investigate suspicious Wharf fires

...all the fires took place in the evening between 6 p.m. and midnight, and they all started with someone lighting paper products on fire in the trash can."We have no idea why she would be doing it," Glidmann said. "But we'd really like...
Opinion: The artificial life cycle of economic growth

...the marketplace of non-durable goods isn't that different from bureaucracies. Consider plastic bottles and paper products that are disposable after one use. These meet a demand for convenience, but it also gives manufacturers a steady...
Proposed minimum wage increase does not go far enough

...hour. As Dana Milbank wrote in the Washington Post earlier this month, the wage increase didn't stop the wood and paper products giant Weyerhaeuser from deciding to move its 800-employee headquarters to Seattle. And he reported that the Togo's...
New Petersburg recycling program starts Feb. 4

...Strand asked Hagerman during the meeting if it was OK to put the recyclables in a separate can that has a lid to keep paper products from getting wet."The can thing is an option for people if they have animals in the neighborhood that are going...
Business Briefs

...Trophies and Engraving offers engraving on plastic and metal, and can make custom awards. The retail store sells custom paper products, flags, desk items, and silver and pewter items for wedding or baby gifts. Lori Luck, wife of Owner Carl Luck...
Murkowski tries to drum up business with Taiwan

...state. Lin Yi-Fu, the Taiwan minister of economic affairs, said he talked to people about the fishing industry, paper products and natural gas, a major import for Taiwan. The president flew into Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...years ago," Gates said. Gates then changed careers, going into sales. He started selling janitorial supplies and paper products. After that he went to work for Competitive Edge Office Systems, a dealer for Xerox Corp. Gates thought Xerox was...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...markup) in several years at this market. In fact, we have taken decreases in diapers, baby food, laundry soap and paper products," he said. "Fresh produce like strawberries did not get as cheap as it normally gets this time of year; that's...


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