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At Safeway, co-workers and friends remember Brandon Cook

...Safeway's produce section and also at the Alaska Airlines ramp at the Juneau International Airport. He's held a number of retail jobs in the community since he moved to the capital city almost a decade ago."He was a great guy," said Eddie Rabino...
Wal-Mart fills Kmart's slot

...standards then, any business that doesn't pay its employees $12 an hour is bad for this town. Good-bye to all the retail jobs in this town. Good-bye to all the restaurant jobs in this town. Good-bye to all the tourist jobs in this town...
Christenson files as write-in in mayoral race

...relieve the stress on South Franklin Street. The idea, he said, would generate temporary construction and permanent retail jobs. "Juneau Money" would involve the city printing its own money and using it in "Juneau World." Tourists and non-tourists...
Retail choices grow outside Anchorage

...increase of 1.7 percent to 17,800 retail jobs, according to the state center, added about 175 new retail jobs to Fairbanks. Lowe's joined...Anchorage to the new store in Wasilla, retail jobs have also opened up in Anchorage...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...and studied full-time at UAS there for a semester. Then she took courses a bit at a time as she worked office and retail jobs for several years. She wanted to save enough money to attend college full-time, with the help of the G.I. Bill...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...analysts predict employment opportunities will continue to expand. State officials said Anchorage has added 1,300 retail jobs since April along with another 500 hotel jobs. ``We forecast even stronger growth in retail for next year,'' Fried...
Juneau fire marshal recalls intense experience of Holy Trinity arson

...1991, when he signed up with the Glacier Volunteer Fire Department. During his youth, he earned his cash through retail jobs. In 1998, he became an Alaska State Trooper, stationed in Soldotna and Talkeetna. He kept that up for four years...
Ketchikan's Ward Cove still smells like money to see someone building ships or boats at Ward Cove. In the meantime, Ketchikan keeps building tourist shops and retail jobs. There's nothing wrong with providing for cruise ship visitors, and I can't imagine what the town would look like...
2011 economic numbers rosy for Juneau and Southeast Alaska

...percent of Juneau's 31,275 residents in 2010.The exceptions were tourism-based jobs, arts entertainment and retail jobs which declined in 2010. The economic recession continues to take a toll on tourism. Cruise line traffic was down 14...
Wal-Mart Alaska's second-largest private employer

...tougher to develop. Private companies paid employees an average of about $44,900 last year, according to the state. Retail jobs paid $27,700; oil and gas jobs averaged $113,500.


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