Fairbanks residents complain of booms

...S. Air Force over sonic booms produced during training exercises...complaints have been made because of booms produced during night Red Flag-Alaska...affairs office says one sonic boom was reported Monday and three on Tuesday. The booms were heard from Fairbanks to...
Fewer kids, less funding

...the steady trend of student loss. "One is a lot of our state labor force is perhaps more mature in years. There was a big boom of state employment many years ago and we will be seeing a transition to younger employees shortly."Waiting for a younger...
Fearing stigma, Colorado contested Superfund status for mine

...the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts.As many as 500,000 mines have been abandoned in the U.S., legacies of the booms and busts that follow swings in metals prices, according to the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. Many date to the late 1800s...
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Art History: Sybil Davis and Ken DeRoux

...visual arts community during this period? Was there a sense of building momentum?KD: There was definitely a sense of an arts boom in the state in the early 1980s. Part of this was due to substantial funding of the (Alaska) State Council on the Arts. I...
Current and upcoming exhibits at the Anchorage Museum's history including the 1964 Good Friday Earthquake, the introduction of army and air force bases, and the state's oil boom. The exhibition will feature historical photographs, objects, films, oral histories and interactive stations for families...
Slack Tide: Construction, de-constructed

...every yard and some piece of badass rental equipment in every other yard, and not just Porta-Johns, either, like truss booms and Snorkel lifts and industrial-grade chipper-shredders and stuff. Wait ... quiet for a minute. Hear that? It's...
Arctic research vessel Sikuliaq prepares for final trials

...reinforced hull, propulsion system and array of cranes and booms that will deploy instruments ranging from small submarines and...slides out of the way to let its load-handling system extend a boom down 45 degrees to release equipment that can descend to 10...
Iraq's economy hurt by IS war, low oil prices

BAGHDAD - In business since the 1960s, Karim al-Aboudi's family has seen Iraq's economy boom with oil wealth and bust through wars and the 2003 U.S.-led invasion, but today marks the worst downturn he's seen in decades...
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Museum tour redefines 'heroes'

...impact he had on Juneau. "China Joe," or Joe the Baker, was a Chinese merchant who worked in the midst of the gold rush boom. China Joe moved to Juneau in 1881 and opened the first bakery. In 1886, a time when anti-Chinese sentiments echoed throughout...
Outside editorial: How much bite for new watchdog?

...families are all alike," Tolstoy wrote. "Every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way." And so it is with financial booms and busts. The prosperity we enjoyed until last year looked like previous upswings: easy credit, rapid financial innovation...


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