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web-posted Wednesday, August 27, 2014
More than 100 researchers are working on more than three dozen projects to find clues as to why Alaska's Chinook salmon production has declined since 2007.
web-posted Wednesday, August 27, 2014
"CBJ employees are incredible," said City Manager Kim Kiefer. "They work hard day in and day out around the clock to make sure that city services are provided in a way that is reliable, efficient, and in many cases, invisible to our citizens. It is a good thing when people don't stop to think about the quality of their drinking water, the crime rate, or the cleanliness of a community park; that means we are doing a good job." Kiefer, herself a 30+ year veteran of city service, went on to add, "For me, public service has been a rewarding career choice. I believe most of our employees feel that way as well. It is one of the reasons CBJ is a great place to work."
Photos: Labor Day 2014
web-posted Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Monday is Labor Day, the American holiday of the worker. On the first Monday each September since 1894, Americans have celebrated the social and economic achievements of the American worker - things like the eight-hour workday, the minimum wage, the prohibition against child labor and basic workplace safety requirements. Of course, it's also a day off for most workers - we celebrate labor by not working.
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