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The story behind Juneau's 'iron' throne

...doable, that's buildable."A few volunteers in trucks drove around collecting wooden pallets from a variety of construction sites before July 3. Most of the pallets were destined for the dump and workers were happy to hand them over, Guaneli...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-15/story-behind-juneaus-iron-throne
Local
Africa's female business entrepreneurs take the lead

...economist with Uganda's central bank. In a sign of the times, he said, Ugandan women now even work at road construction sites.There are more women than men working in the informal sector in all of sub-Saharan Africa, according to the...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-06-11/africas-female-business-entrepreneurs
Not For Web
Police & Fire for Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014

...32-year-old man and a 38-year-old man engaged in "mutual combat" at the University of Alaska Southeast construction site in the 11000 block of Auke Lake Way.Assist? At 11:28 a.m. Wednesday, the Juneau Police Department assisted...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-14/police-fire-thursday-aug-14-2014
Local
My Turn: Applying environmental protection where it matters

...vibrant silt basin we call the Wetlands. I'd be willing to bet that a hundred times more silt flowed by the construction site in one day during the recent jökulhlaup than the containment system will trap during the life of the project.I'm...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-27/my-turn-applying-environmental-protec
Opinion
Man arrested for threatening woman with gun, violating DV order

...check the home again because she was fearful Leask was still looking for her.Police then located him Thursday at a construction site on Marion Drive and arrested him, the JPD release states.Court records show the woman petitioned for and was granted...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-13/man-arrested-threatening-woman-gun-viol
Local
My Turn: With session over, there's much to be happy about

...the Alaska State Library, Archive & Museum (SLAM). All one has to do is look at the crane towering over this construction site to become excited and enthused. Standing up close to the building in progress, one is inspired by its solidity...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-27/opinion-session-over-theres-much-be-h
Opinion
Brazil under pressure after collapse at WCup venue

...until an inspection team approved safety changes made by contractors.Other problems have seen heavy rains flood the construction site at Rio's Maracana Stadium last March, forcing the cancellation of a FIFA inspection visit. In May, a small part...

http://juneauempire.com/stan-lehman/2013-11-29/brazil-under-pressure-after-colla
In the Stacks: New fiction

...game of tag begins. The next morning, a man called Shoe, hoping to earn respect at his new job, heads to his construction site early, where he finds an injured little girl and his nephew's football. Fast-forward through time to Tommy's...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-02-27/stacks-new-fiction
Art
Bright moments of 2013

...and the Walter Soboleff Center, scheduled for completion late next year. Every time I walk past one of these construction sites, and see those buildings taking shape, I am excited to think about all the artistic energy those spaces will hold...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-12-26/bright-moments-2013
Art
Sealaska Heritage almost at $20M construction goal

...building also will contain living space for an artist-in-residence.Right now, steel beams are going up at the construction site. Kadinger said the center is a big endeavor for the time frame Sealaska Heritage Institute decided on."Not too...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-12-06/sealaska-heritage-almost-20m-constructi
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