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Alaska businesses, schools partner on maritime job skills

...said. The series started with a general overview of different fields, and included presentations about fishing, diesel mechanics, boat building, marine electronics and nets. Presenters from each field also talked about what an entry-level...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-28/alaska-businesses-schools-partner-marit
State
January First Friday Art Walk

...personalized label to accompany that object. This year's guest curator/writers are geological engineer Mike Blackwell, diesel mechanic Larry Blatnick, Captain Wayne Carnes, editor Genevieve Gagne-Hawes, nurse Keith Goering, writer Jim Hale, chemist...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-01/january-first-friday-art-walk
Art
Juneau-Douglas City Museum: Ordinary Things, Extraordinary Tales

...personalized label to accompany that object. This year's guest curator/writers are geological engineer Mike Blackwell, diesel mechanic Larry Blatnick, Captain Wayne Carnes, editor Genevieve Gagne-Hawes, nurse Keith Goering, writer Jim Hale, chemist...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-30/juneau-douglas-city-museum-ordinary-thing
Art
Hecla continues support for UAS Pathways to Mining

...Alaska who can compete successfully for good-paying jobs in the mining industry."Two Pathways students just graduated with UAS associates degrees in diesel technology and were recently hired by Hecla as full-time diesel mechanics.

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-06-15/hecla-continues-support-uas-pathway
Neighbors
Folk Fest profile: The Hopkins Family Band

...Irish music works that speaks to me," he said.He then spent a summer hitchhiking around Ireland, working as a diesel mechanic and picking up songs along the way. When Henry got to the United States, he continued to add to his repertoire...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-09/next-hopkins-family-band
Local | Art
Hecla CEO: Bright future for Greens Creek

...chemists and accountants and miners and mechanics and nurses and janitors - you've got everything," he said.Two diesel mechanics that were hired in May became the first Greens Creek employees who visited the mine as eighth graders on class tours...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-02/hecla-ceo-bright-future-greens-creek
Local
Juneau Dipsticks present scholarships

...High School and is attending AVTEC - Alaska's Institute of Technology in Seward. His major course of study is diesel mechanics, and he plans to use his new skills to seek employment in Alaska immediately after completing training at AVTEC...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-10-13/juneau-dipsticks-present-scholarshi
Neighbors
Windshield repair business is Kenai man's life

...first, where he worked as an airplane mechanic during the day, and at night studied for his associate's degree in diesel mechanics.Eventually he got his degree and started working at a logging camp, but when that job dried up, he figured...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-12-26/windshield-repair-business-kenai-mans-l
State
From Hoonah to Juneau, and now to state

...mechanically, and he hopes to enroll in a mechanical school program in Laramie, Wyo., with a focus in auto and diesel mechanics. But the possibility of learning the trade wasn't recognized until he became a student at JDHS. "In Hoonah...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120810/spo_751695422.shtml
Sports
School Board: Kikendall wants more vocational/technical classes

...program, he stressed that in Southeast Alaska a diesel mechanics program should be central in a voc/tech program...the Juneau Empire Elections Guide . "I know some diesel mechanics in the 60K range," he said, referring to income...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091902/loc_kikendall.shtml
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