Wettest summer on record in Fairbanks

...tanks and foundations around Fairbanks were flooded by the saturated soil, and rising river levels spurred the Army Corps of Engineers to activate the Moose Creek Dam for the first time in six years.The dam redirects part of the Chena River into the Chena...
Column: Closing the pool is a desperate answer to CBJ budget woes

...2 million to add two swim lanes to the Dimond Park Aquatic Center. This happened after bids to build it came in under the engineer's estimate. It wasn't necessarily a bad decision, but at the time no one discussed the idea of putting that money aside...
Death notice: Oscar Peter Olsen

...U.S. Coast Guard, owned and operated several logging camps throughout Southeast Alaska, was a member of the Operating Engineers Local 302 and was a commercial fisherman. During his later years, Olsen worked as a maintenance supervisor at the ANB hall...
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Exhibits at the Anchorage Museum

...mathematical applications. Lego bricks are symbols of innovation and a contemporary material used by architects, artists and engineers for their color, uniformity, ties to popular culture and endless potential for imagination. Tickets are $12-$20. Anchorage...
Oscar P. Olsen

...raised their family. He owned and operated Tebenkof Bay Logging Camp. He also had a long career with Local 302 Operating Engineers and received a 45-year pin. He worked on construction of the original Douglas Bridge. He was adopted as an Eagle into...
Seattle teens dive into international underwater robotics competition

...adapt them to what you need. That's inventing," said Del Hardesty, 64, a mentor and former satellite-communications engineer.The McConnaughey sisters learned about this niche game from a friend's older brother who competed in the Marine Advanced...
Could Seahawks be a new NFL dynasty?

The NFL does what it can via the draft, salary cap, free agency and, coming soon, expanded playoffs to engineer a sense of parity, making each team and each fan base believe it has a chance to win on any given Sunday - and to reach any season's...
My Turn: The Katzehin ferries - design by politics

...questions were left unanswered. And that may be because an engineer was on the stage and the momentum pushing these is all politics...Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) is released. And like most engineers I know, Hughes probably prefers to leave controversial issues...
Buel M. Hixson Jr.

...governments creating and repairing the infrastructure of Alaska. Buel began his private career as an inspector for Wilson Engineers at the age of 65. The last ten years of his career were considered by Buel as being some of the most enjoyable years. Buel...
Summer Hikes: Part II

...didn't hesitate, and was a welcome addition to our hike as we asked him about Bordeaux, where he lived and worked as a water engineer, and his extensive travels around the world.Hiking the ridge seemed effortless without a wire stuck in my foot, so I was...


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