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6 killed in balcony collapse during party

...adventure and opportunity for so many young people on J-1 visas in the U.S."A 2010 Associated Press investigation of the J-1 program and the companies that arrange the visits found that many students paid thousands of dollars to come to the...
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Mental health center opens in Fairbanks

...drop-in center has opened in Fairbanks following a reorganization of its predecessor.The new facility opened Sunday at the J.P. Jones center in south Fairbanks.The Northern Hope Center serves adults with behavioral issues. It stems from the...
32 points

...Merritt and Harry Aase were selected all-tourney from among the 28 teams participating.In 1948, coach Les Avrit led the J-High squad of Dave Graves, Harold Sonderland, Dudley Smithberg, "Itch" Hansen, Rod Williams, Gus Adams, Bill Logan...
J-Bird rises from the ashes

...popularity of another student publication, the J-Bird is back. The Juneau-Douglas...efforts in the previous school year.The J-Bird's first print edition in seven...2012 and leads with the bold headline "THE J-BIRD SOARS BACK!" The paper includes...
Alaska editorial: J-1 delay gives processors time to recruit Americans

...announced it is delaying implementation of changes to the J-1 visa program until November.That program brings...but only because processors have become reliant upon the J-1 program.Before the J-1 program became dominant, fish plants used hundreds...
Photo: Their day in the sun

...Kharkiv, Ukraine, spend time in the sun in downtown Juneau on Monday. The group is working for Alaska Glacier Seafoods on the J-1 Visa program. From left they are: Misha Ralduhin, Oleksander Balkashyn, Oleksander Ralduhin, Masha Lytova, Polina...
Pure Sole: Air drums

...Jerry (hyperextended back from sudden ducking), Josephine (inappropriate contact) ... and those are just some of the J's.On Saturday I scouted Perseverance Trail for the traditional 7:30 a.m. Sunday Geezers run.I needed no air drum...
Newborn killer whale spotted in Washington waters

...Washington state waters.They primarily eat fish, rather than other marine mammals. They travel in three families, or the J, K and L pods. Whales from the same pod tend to spend most of their time together, often grouping around older females...
Juneau Empire Online Business Spotlight: Jobs lost through closures 7/14/98

By MIKE ROGOWAY When the J.C. Penney store at the Mendenhall Mall closes on Saturday, its 45...closures Tuesday, July 14, 1998 Liquidation sale: The closure of the J.C. Penney store at Mendenhall Mall, shown here, and Rite Aid at...
Body of Palmer man found in Anchorage

ANCHORAGE - The body of a Palmer man was found in an alley at the foot of the J.C. Penney parking garage in downtown Anchorage. The body of the 22-year-old man was found early Sunday morning. The man...


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