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Hearthside Books sells to local teacher

After about a year of trying to sell the business, Hearthside Books owners Susan Hickey and Debbie Reifenstein found a taker - former Riverbend Elementary School teacher Brenda Weaver.Weaver, who taught in Juneau for 18 years and has lived in the...
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...
Munoz disregarded the health concerns of 1,300 constituents

...percent of the poverty level. These Alaskans are some of the least fortunate among us.There are those who say these are the takers or the lazy who want something for nothing. Financial success in Alaska is more contingent upon family connections, education...
Cubans expect US deal to improve their lives

...non-governmental organizations is illegal and extremely unusual.Bendixen & Amandi vetted and trained locally hired poll-takers and sent them door-to-door in 13 of Cuba's 15 provinces, checking their data after it was collected to make sure it was...
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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...
Empire Editorial: For Gastineau Apartments, eminent domain should be a last resort

...good.Seizing the property does hold risks - what if there is no deal for affordable housing? What if the city cannot find a taker for the Gastineau Apartments? At worst, the city would be left in the situation that exists today - a vacant building requiring...
Bird Bits: The larger, local cousin: Northern goshawk

...and in low shrubs. It observes from perches, shifting to different view advantages. In pursuit, the high-speed risk-taker crashes through limbs and determinedly skitters afoot under the brush after its prey. The short accipiter wings allow for rapid...
Slumping oil prices means widened budget gap

...prices lower and lower in recent months. Unfortunately, there's nothing the state can do about it."The State is a price taker in the world oil market," Leighow said. "In other words, Alaska cannot influence the price of oil on the world market...
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...


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