Photos: New library emerges

A construction worker corrects a beam on the roof Friday at the Mendenhall Valley Public Library currently under construction. Project Manager Nathan Coffee said they hope to finish construction in August.
My Turn: Eliminating Juneau access

...economic slide.In the short term, the biggest losers of a cancelled project will be the estimated 275 Alaska construction workers who won't be employed the next six years building this road - and the Southeast region that won't be able to...
Wilbur J. Donnelly

...Donnelly, Joseph Allen Donnelly, James Donnelly and Sister Cecelia Klanott.He was a commercial fisherman, construction worker, worked at the Sitka Saw Mill, Snettishaam, the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, and Long Island Development Co. David...
Easier access has economic side effects Most of those jobs would be based in Juneau, but some would be located in Skagway and Haines.Some construction workers are expected to bring their families, and Juneau's population is predicted to rise by as much as 544 people...
Off the Beaten Path: Quest for snow

...wandering the streets and trails with looks of desperation tinged with excitement. Teachers, doctors, lawyers, construction workers and others stare at the mountains, whispering manically. Late one night on North Douglas, I stumbled onto the...
Letter: The road should move forward without delay

...extremely steep topography adjacent to Lynn Canal." Our 10,000-plus heavy equipment operators and other union construction workers have tackled numerous challenging road projects in Alaska, Washington and around the world. I can assure Ms...
Photos: Careful, careful

Construction workers collaborate Friday to install a glass panel along the outside of the Walter Soboloff Center, currently under construction in downtown Juneau.
Sitka project opens new vistas

...good having the hands-on. That way, when you're in an office drawing pictures you can understand what the construction workers are going through."Hughey said the vocational education program draws in the academic kids as well as the kids...
What's going on at Centennial Hall?

...On Friday afternoon, large pools of rain water had collected on the roof in places it had partially caved in. Construction workers were climbing up and down from the roof and working steadily, even in the equally steady rain. Local construction...
Causeway builder returns to Sitka

...Sitka last week after a 72-year absence.The country has had 12 presidents since the days Kirkham was here as a construction worker on the Fort Rousseau Causeway.He's now 92, and, his daughter Marilyn Kirkham said, wanted to see the town...


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