Alaska businesses, schools partner on maritime job skills

...industry.The industry needs employees with a wide-range of skills: catching and processing fish, designing boats, welding, engine work and more.A working group that includes several state agencies, the University of Alaska and other training and industry...
Search begins for pilot in trouble over Prince William Sound

ANCHORAGE - The Coast Guard is searching for the pilot of a small airplane who reported engine trouble over Prince William Sound.Anchorage television station KTUU reported the pilot of a Cessna 180 reported he was near Perry...
Coast Guard says remains of missing Alaska pilot found

...pilot's family identified him as 53-year-old Dale Carlson of Wasilla.The search was launched after the pilot reported engine trouble Tuesday afternoon near Perry Island, 60 miles southwest of Valdez. The Coast Guard says the pilot stated he might...
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...
Listening to old wooden boats

...the enormous rusted and useless diesel engine and the decades of accumulated oily gunk...First, they hoisted out the ancient engine. With it gone, the next thing was to...still looks pretty rough. A new/old engine is sitting out on the after deck waiting...
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...
Young sparks

...The cadets have been learning basic firefighting skills every Saturday morning since October. They know their way around an engine, can set up and take down ladders, handle fire hoses and each cadet is certified in CPR - all valuable skills for those who...
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.
NTSB releases report on mid-air crash near Wasilla

...nose-low, spiraling descent.At about 400 feet, the airplane briefly leveled off. Engine noise increased and the nose of the Super Cub pitched down. The engine noise decreased and the airplane struck the ground.The same witness said Bara's...
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...


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