John Daniel Squires

...he became a cement finisher, working on buildings, bridges, and roads throughout the Skagit Valley and, later, Seattle areas. In 1988, he graduated from the University of Washington with a master's degree in civil engineering. It was this passion...
Setnet ban isn't about greed

...movement to ban set sets in the five urban, non-subsistence, areas of Alaska is based entirely on conservation of resources and...greed. In fact, the initiative to ban set net fishing in urban areas is based on conservation and sustainability. It's about giving...
Lions Club organizes free eye screening

...President Mike Norton in a release.The Juneau Mendenhall Flying Lions Club has been serving the Juneau community and outlying areas for over 30 years. With more than 45,000 Lions Clubs worldwide and 1.3 million members, Lions Club International is the...
My Turn: Alaskan can safely exit the Arctic oil rapids The U.S. Arctic Research Commission, in its recent white paper on oil spills in Arctic, recommends future work in areas such as: oil spill response technologies for cleanup and recovery of oil, data management tools and long term effects, thereby...
Alutiiq Museum's volunteer of the year goes to couple who monitor ancient settlements

...volunteering their time to check known sites and look for new deposits. With the Dodge's assistance, Saltonstall was able to visit areas that hadn't been reviewed by an archaeologist in 30 years and to study about 50 sites.The Alutiiq Museum is a non-profit...
Arti-Gras Arts & Music Festival includes Sitka's Wearable Art show

...he thinks part of the popularity of the event in Southeast stems from our DIY approach."I think because we're in remote areas we're used to entertaining ourselves," he said. "People who aren't into theater, or don't play music, but are creative...
Anchorage Museum exhibition examines transformation of Alaska's largest city

...transformed from a small town of tents into Alaska's urban center. The hub of both the Pacific Rim and the circumpolar North, the area is now home to one of the most diverse communities in the nation. "City Limits," on view through Oct. 11, examines how...
Tips lead police to arrest 2nd burglary suspect

...Campbell, a spokesman for the Juneau Police Department, told the Empire that multiple people reported seeing Carroll in the area Wednesday, which prompted officers to investigate. The name of the business where he was found was not released.The department...
Dr. Fermento: The Woody Side of Beer

...and Sleeping Lady Brewing Company where he moved into an unused area below the brewery and set up shop by building an all-oak...a type of yeast) fermentation, conditioning and packaging area. Brokering a deal with the folks above him, Fletcher brewed...
Police & Fire for Wednesday, March 4, 2015

...On Monday, Capital City Fire/Rescue responded to four EMS calls around town and one report of smoke coming from the beach area near Egan Drive at 11:14 a.m. The smoke was found to be the result of a warming fire under a bridge at a homeless camp...


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