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In the Stacks: Nonfiction for adults

...great talent or ambition, he was shunted off to horticultural school to be miserable for three years before becoming a ticket-taker at the gates of Versailles, where the fire for gardening was ignited. For the past 27 years, Versailles has been his home...
The struggle to find jobs after jail

...the University of Alaska Southeast offers, but it wasn't long ago he was the one behind bars.A self-described pill-taker, Mundy said he struggled with drug addiction and landed up in Lemon Creek for 80 days on a drug-related offense. Upon his...
Energy upgrade loan program gets no takers

JUNEAU - A loan program designed to help cover energy upgrades to schools and other public buildings has gotten no takers even as school districts struggle with energy costs.The state spends $100 million each year on school district utility costs...
Message to the Far Right - We Are All Takers'll find that we are all takers. In fact, according to the...most American are makers and takers - proud of our making, blind...stop this dividing of who's a taker and who's a maker? It is...destructive division. We are all takers and we are all better off for...
More than a job - JPD strives to bill dispatching as a career's manager last year, told the Empire, noting there are presently two full-time dispatcher vacancies and one call-taker vacancy that they are still filling.Kalwara is hoping a renewed focus on employee retention will mitigate the center's chronic...
Isolated roadhouse outside Anchorage for sale, no takers

WASILLA - The Skwentna Roadhouse is on the market but so far, there are no takers. Manager Bonnie Childs, whose parents own the lodge about 70 miles northwest of Anchorage, said the roadhouse, which is off...
GED test overhauled; some states opt for new exam offerings

...months.That will leave test takers, adult educators and states...tests has sent thousands of test takers rushing to complete sections...test in 2012. The average test taker is about 26, and many people...materials that would help test takers better prepare for the exam...
The right place, the right time

...professionally in Pennsylvania.Originally from Uniontown, Pa., he moved to Juneau in 2002 to take a position as a call-taker with the JPD, and he became a patrol officer in 2007. He began working the downtown beat earlier this year.He estimates...
Takers for dead moose found online

...calls each year from Anchorage residents who have had inedible moose die in their yards, he said. The department tries to find takers for the meat and usually succeeds. "It's a real dilemma, and a moose is a big deal, but if a bird or a squirrel dies on...
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Census takers prep for Alaska's count 8/13/98

...wage is up significantly from 1990, McGee said. Ten years ago the wage was in the $6-per-hour range. For Census 2000, the hourly wage for enumerators will be paid around $16 per hour. Census takers prep for Alaska's count


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