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My Turn: Transparency for Juneau Access

...the Juneau Access project because the engineers most familiar with the project weren't...meetings in Haines and Skagway. Project engineers didn't attend those meetings either...is a Juneau resident and retired civil engineer with more than 35 years of experience...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-23/my-turn-transparency-juneau-access
Opinion
Forecasters: 'Winter is over'

...downtown is rainier than the airport; the airport is rainier than the Back Loop weather office; Mendenhall Peninsula Road, Engineers Cutoff, and Fritz Cove Road are statistically drier and sunnier than Auke Lake; and out the road to Lena Point is snowier...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-23/forecasters-winter-over
Outdoors
For Tongass' future, panelists talk timber

...young-growth lumber brings lower prices.On the low end of the estimates provided, Catherine Mater, an Oregon-based forestry engineer, suggests a transition is possible in as few as five or 10 years. In September 2014 she presented research in Juneau that...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-22/tongass-future-panelists-talk-timber
Local
Photo: Wet day, dry dog

Sydney waits for her master out of the rain in the doorway of the Marine Engineers Beneficial Association office on Thursday.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-18/photo-wet-day-dry-dog
Local
Building our state

...chaired Citizens Pro Road, the local group advocating construction of the Lynn Canal Highway. Previously, I worked as an engineer since statehood for the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities. During my long tenure in Alaska I had the privlege...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-19/building-our-state
Letters
Roadside geology: Connor's book time travels into the newly known

...going on with the Earth and all its layers also helps predict the future. "I think it's going to be really hard on civil engineers for a while," Connor said, mentioning glacial and permafrost melt. "As they melt out, they'll scour bridge supports...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-16/roadside-geology-connors-book-time-t
Outdoors
My Turn: Called to The Mountaintop

...inviting us all to rise up to his call so we might see the beloved Promised Land and fulfill his dream. ? Rich Moniak is a Juneau resident and retired civil engineer with more than 35 years of experience working in the public sector.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-16/my-turn-called-mountaintop
Opinion
The Forgotten Battle for Alaska, part III: U.S. makes attempt to reclaim Attu

...suffered from exposure. Of the 2,650 Japanese troops only 28 were taken prisoner. As the battle came to an end the Army engineers began building an airfield for the coming invasion of Kiska. Early in July 1942, the Japanese reinforced Kiska Island...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-01-04/forgotten-battle-alaska-part-iii-us
Neighbors
Police & Fire for Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015

...Glacier Highway, and she was taken to BRH.? At 10:42 a.m. Saturday, Capital City Fire/Rescue was dispatched to Engineers Cutoff Road for a report of smoke in the area. No smoke was found.? At 12:59 p.m. Saturday, CCFR was dispatched...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-08/police-fire-thursday-jan-8-2015
Local
My Turn: We need women in power to think like mothers

...stand before her committee as a woman with the strength to think like a mother for all future generations. ? Rich Moniak is a Juneau resident and retired civil engineer with more than 35 years of experience working in the public sector.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-09/my-turn-we-need-women-power-think-mot
Opinion

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