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My Turn: Too many jobs, not enough Alaskans

...from others, including the Juneau Empire. Our ideal employee would be someone who lives near our plants, or, the next best thing, at the end of the season returns home somewhere in Alaska. If you know of job candidates who are physically capable...
Business finds harmony with unusual combination

FAIRBANKS - Craig Smith finds his peace in his passions. While many people set aside some time each day or each week to practice their hobbies, Smith has brought his two passions together into his everyday life through his business.
Helmet camera craze lets skiers record their own runs for posterity, YouTube and grandma

...squeezed between those trees?There are moments on the slopes when skiers wish all eyes were on them. But here's the next best thing: helmet cameras, which enable skiers to photograph and videotape their own descents, jumps and tracks to show...
Polar bear cub prepares for new home in New York

...the wild, but that can't happen when they're in a situation like this, so again, our work with the zoo makes the next best thing possible," he said.Point Lay residents rescued the cub and named it for the Inupiat word for their village...
Kim wins women's title at 1st worlds in 2 years

...Kim's longtime rival, Mao Asada of Japan, was third.The U.S. women didn't win any medals, but they got the next-best thing, reclaiming a third spot for the Sochi Olympics. They needed to finish with a combined placement of 13, and Ashley...
11-year-old claims cabbage crown the scales. That made Bruce the leader up to that point out of 35 cabbages and nearly nine pounds heavier than the next best thing, the 64.8-pound cabbage entered by Wasilla grower Steve Hubacek. But there was one more entry left to weigh...
Save money, save the planet, express yourself

...the clothes that they wear. "For someone who can't afford to buy organic cotton or high-end wool products, the next best thing someone can do is opt out of buying things new," said Wise. "Simply wear the things you have as long as you can...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

``Mr. Smith Goes to Washington,'' 8 p.m. tonight and 3 p.m. Sunday at the Back Room Cinema. Starting next Tuesday at 8 p.m. is ``Manchurian Candidate.'' ``Angela's Ashes,'' (R) ends tonight, last show at 6:50 at the Glacier Cinema.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Glacier Cinema. ``The Whole Nine Yards,'' (R) ends tonight, last show at 7 at the 20th Century Twin. ``The Next Best Thing,'' (PG-13) ends tonight, last show at 6:50 at the Glacier Cinema. ``The Cider House Rules,'' (PG-13...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...advertisements, focused especially in the Dallas/Fort Worth area but visible nationwide. The ads will present Eclipse as the next best thing to quitting. They will also make the specific and unprecedented claims that, compared to smoking conventional cigarettes...


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