Mayor creates city manager hiring committee

...selection process and materials," Sanford wrote. Deputy Mayor Mary Becker will chair the committee, which also includes Karen Crane and Jerry Nankervis.The committee hasn't met yet, but Becker said she would like its members to sit down with Mila Cosgrove...
Giant crane from China docks in Kodiak

...has arrived from China carrying a massive crane that will be used on Kodiak's docks.The 340-foot tall crane that arrived Thursday will be used by Matson...It's the biggest container gantry crane in Alaska," Harbormaster Lon White said...
To fight housing costs, city looks at tax breaks for subdivision and renovation

...incentive for somebody to do something," said committee member Crane. "I think it's a terrible idea if it just sits there anything with it."A few other committee members echoed Crane's sentiment, but not everyone."I'm having a hard time...
Wildlife Spy: A gathering of cranes

...enjoyed the spectacle of sandhill cranes at the Tanana Valley Crane Festival at Creamer's Field State...numbers and letters. Several studies of crane migration have banded cranes over the years. The crane viewing station had a reference book...
Photo: Taking down the crane

The 130-foot-tall 316 Liebherr crane that has hovered over the Alaska State, Library, Archive and Museum project on Willoughby Avenue is dismantled by crews on Thursday. The SLAM is scheduled to be open in spring of 2016.
Ketchikan inmates' paper cranes take flight

...WISH, said they would use the cranes to form a mobile for that building's...said they would place the cranes throughout the hospital in order...had a hard time visualizing a crane, and she looked forward to showing the seniors what the paper cranes look like.After each visitor...
Lentfer to read from 'Faith of Cranes' tonight

...fall, an estimated 10,000 sandhill cranes flew over Gustavus in a single morning...into his house.The natural history of cranes frame Lentfer's recently published memoir, "Faith of Cranes," which traces his journey of deepening...
Of paper cranes and peace

...Fourth of July parade with large paper cranes folded from paper taken off school bulletin...We will be in the parade with peace cranes again this year. Everyone is welcome...together. For more about why we carry paper cranes, please read Eleanor Core's book Sadako...
Naturalist, writer to share thoughts on sandhill cranes at Fireside Lecture

Hear the captivating call of sandhill cranes with Hank Lentfer, naturalist and writer...Learn how Lentfer's affection for cranes led him to the very thing he was trying to avoid. His newest book is "Faith of Cranes: Finding Hope and Family in Alaska...
Photos: Cranes check out Anchorage

A few cranes were seen Tuesday in the mudflats in downtown Anchorage.


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