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Southeast art scene dwarfs that of US

...drives the economy. Their argument is, without the economy, you wouldn't have the arts. I wanted to prove to the economists and the chambers that arts does drive the economy in Southeast Alaska. It's a huge, huge part of the economy...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-18/southeast-art-scene-dwarfs-us
Local
Local writers report success with novel writing month

...this."NaNoWriMo's focus on quantity over quality has drawn criticism from some corners, including a writer at the Economist (www.economist.com/blogs/prospero/2011/11/national-novel-writing-month) who seemed generally...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-11-28/local-writers-report-success-novel-writin
Art
Alaska economist: Cut state spending by $1.5B

...He and Brad Keithley, an oil and gas industry consultant, suggested cutting back to $5.5 billion, an amount the economist says the state can afford, the Anchorage Daily News reported.Chamber President Andrew Halcro, a former state representative...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-13/alaska-economist-cut-state-spending-15b
State
Unemployment below 8 percent, first time since 2009

...those fears somehwat. Monthly job growth was back up to an average 146,000 from July through September.Naroff, the economist, predicted that unemployment would inch back up, and that job growth would settle at about 150,000 per month for...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2012-10-07/unemployment-below-8-percent-first-ti
Not For Web
Hitting 400 ppm in CO2 marks a milestone for the millions. What is our response?

...look no further than our neighbor, the province of British Columbia for a meaningful example of how to proceed."The Economist "magazine did (7/21/11) an update and review of BC's carbon tax and concluded the new tax had not weakened...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-05-18/hitting-400-ppm-co2-marks-milestone-m
Opinion
Alaska jobs continue growing steadily

...compared with about 5,000 between 2003 and 2004, the economists predicted. Although housing construction in Anchorage...add 700 jobs this year and another 400 next year, the economists predicted. Alaska's hospitality industry is poised...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051204/sta_akjobs.shtml
News
New magazines available to read at Juneau libraries

...but with a multicultural and international appeal include Filipinas, Transitions Abroad and Faces (for kids). The Economist is a weekly magazine that covers current events, science and technology, and business and finance, with an eye towards...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072106/boo_20060721003.shtml
Books
State economy addicted to oil ... industry

...Lower 48 for those services. "We're certainly not as reliant as we historically were on oil," he said. Burden, the economist, agrees that there are other industries that help power Alaska. But he notes that the percentage of state's general...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081406/sta_20060814009.shtml
News
Outside editorial: The pragmatic president

...Lincolns; the dealmakers and gradualists as well as the idealists and radicals. Together, they make change happen. As the economist Robert Kuttner has noted, America's great social justice movements - including those for abolition, women's suffrage...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010511/opi_765472396.shtml
Opinion
State economists predict Southeast job losses

...sectors. That's likely to cost Southeast jobs, despite healthy government, health care and mining industries, the economists said. That's not what some local tourism officials are anticipating, however. "We're cautiously optimistic...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011311/loc_769349260.shtml
News

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