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High school journalism: A comeback story

...joining the high school newspaper, called the J-Bird. Then she found out it no longer...for now, online publishing through the J-Bird website ( will be learning from the past.The J-Bird, version 3.0, comes after...
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...
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...
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...
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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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...
Empire Editorial: Senators promise more foreign workers for Alaska

...successfully inserted language reviving the J-1 visa program into a funding bill...State Department suspended much of the J-1 visa program in Alaska. The program...State Department reacted, shutting down the J-1 program for industrial work - including...


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