City asks for resident help in clearing drains

...residents provide assistance with clearing drains on or near their property. With the amount...increase in the risk of flooding due to blocked drains. Any assistance that can be provided in clearing drains and clearing fire hydrants would be appreciated...
Fish Factor: Plummeting prices, flushed meds

...captive little fish was flushed down a drain to the sea and freedom. Lost in the story...tons of unused pharmaceuticals down sink drains and toilets. Now, the federal government...flushing of pharmaceuticals down toilets and drains. FISH WATCHThe U.S. Senate last week...
My Turn: Test driving Alaska's fiscal model

...revenues by 2026. All the other projects were cast as "budget drains" with negative impact on state revenues or savings.Strangely...spending cuts is unknown. What is known is that one real "drain" on the budget and our economy would be future unemployed Alaskans...
Saving Jordan Creek

...canary grass, an invasive species that edges out lupine, ferns and other indigenous plants. Contaminants from parking lots drain directly into much of the lower creek. Snow plows push snow directly onto it, and when that snow melts, parking lot rocks...
Sealaska announces dividend, shares plans for 2016 and beyond

...Sealaska narrowed that gap last year by cutting operational loses by tens of millions after selling several companies that were a drain on profits."The biggest change is we had to narrow operations," Mallott said, adding that Sealaska is now focused on honing...
State | Local
Alaska Science Forum: Catching a lake as it became land

If a lake drains on top of the world, will anyone hear...Beaufort Sea. They guessed the lake would drain by 2020, and wouldn't it be interesting...have seen it happen. Why did the lake drain? In a paper just published, Jones and...
After peeing video, candidate's hopes are now down the drain

TORONTO - A Toronto businessman who had been running for Parliament with Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper's party made the wrong kind of splash and has been dropped by his party after being caught on video urinating in a coffee cup.
Nation and World
Alaska Science Forum: A float down the Tanana River

...each hour past Fairbanks, and that half of the Yukon River's load of liquid dirt comes from the Tanana River.The Tanana drains the north side of the Alaska Range and much of the hills and swamps of Interior Alaska. Its watershed is larger than Virginia...
Sewage spill prompts closure of famed Hawaii beach

...storm water entered the sewage system as leaves and debris clogged the storm drains. Some witnesses reported people were opening manhole covers to let the storm water drain into the sewage system, even though sewage pipes and pumps aren't designed...
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Experts: Long-term risks from mine spill

...sedimentation ponds, bulldozing mounds of earth and covering pits in plastic, to clean the runoff from the mine before it drains into the creek.The agency said Wednesday that the ponds were reducing acidity and dissolved metals and that the runoff is...
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