Kennicott repairs, upgrades put state ferry back on line

...and information technology to the vehicle elevator. The project also included adding heated windows to the bridge and a main engine overhaul, according to Tom Atwood, the project manager for AMHS."In the project, we did a lot of upgrades throughout the...
My Turn: University of Alaska celebrates centennial milestone

...and biologists, the health care providers and policymakers that help keep our state strong. The university is an economic engine for Alaska. Our research is conducted across the state, providing jobs, vital insights and information needed by industries...
Ketchikan man making replica sail for museum ship

...into motorized boats. It's pretty hard to find one that they haven't turned into what they call a conversion and had an engine put on them."But the museum found one, and it had some of its original equipment, including oars, masthead, masthoops...
When minutes matter

...nearest hydrants were. He'd figure out what equipment his fellow firefighters would need. By then, at least one of the fire engines would be en route, and he'd fill them in, over the radio, on what he knew.It's a part of why he was chosen for chief...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for March 3, 2015

...competing teams scratched from the race by Saturday - victims of tussocks, open water and a lack of snow that overheated their engines. After seeing the Iron Dog experience, we're glad the leaders of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race elected to move the start...
Listening to old wooden boats

...they hoisted out the ancient engine. With it gone, the next thing...pretty rough. A new/old engine is sitting out on the after...most out of the less powerful engines of the time. They were also...surely need that new/old engine if she's ever to work again...
Fixing the Broken-down

...intended for career and technical education, and started a trial program in two classes: intro to automotive, and small engine and outboard repair. Both are taught by instructor Jared Williams.The five students in the automotive class - five was the...
Ship's chief engineer pleads guilty to pollution charge

...or leaks from piping and tanks, as well as routine operations from the engine room. The waste goes into a holding tank that must be emptied - either...Nicolas, as chief engineer, was responsible for operations in the engine room.
My Turn: Sealaska receives new ANCSA land

...take care of our shareholders. As a major landholder in Southeast, Sealaska embraces its place as a steward, as an economic engine and as a good neighbor.In our estimation, the future is bright for all of us who are fortunate enough to call the Tongass...
Marine Race to Alaska planned for June start

KETCHIKAN - The rules are simple. Get a boat without an engine. And be the first to reach Alaska.Those are the rules for the Race to Alaska, a 750-mile marine sprint from Washington's...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback