Engineers Cutoff Road to close

The Alaska Department of Transportation has announced it will close Engineers Cutoff Road for the season on Nov. 2.Each winter, DOT closes the road - which connects Glacier Highway to Fritz Cove Road...
Letter: Save the old Gastineau Hotel

...building compelled me to write this letter.After the fire, the owners hired me as a reconstruction consultant. I engaged engineers to help design and certify our plans for restoring the building - a solution that remains valid to this day. However, the...
My Turn: Apprenticeships more important than ever

...Alaska Hire."Apprenticeships are a time-tested method of training workers for skilled vocational jobs. From operating engineers to electricians to pipefitters, apprenticeships prepare workers for skilled jobs with good pay and benefits. In Alaska...
Future uncertain for rare white deer at weapons site the northeast, and stored bombs and ammunition in 500 steel-and-concrete bunkers called igloos.The Army Corps of Engineers has maintained the site during environmental cleanup operations since the depot closed in 2000. The Army plans to finish...
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My Turn: A dissenting view of Veterans Day

...negative stereotypes used to justify violent crimes against people of different races and religious faiths. ? Rich Moniak is a Juneau resident and retired civil engineer with more than 25 years of experience working in the public sector.
My Turn: A plan to end a regressive entitlement

...Alaskans aren't being met. And from that perspective, cutting the PFD for those of us who don't need the extra cash makes complete sense. ? Rich Moniak is a retired civil engineer with more than 25 years working in the public sector.
Face of northern Alaska pitted by tundra fire

...accurate topo map.The scientists were intrigued by such a map created for the Alaska Department of Transportation in 2009. Engineers wanted information before a possible road-building project from the Dalton Highway to Umiat. The scientists sponsored another...
Feds pause Arctic deepwater port prep

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Monday it is halting, for 12 months, work on a deepwater port in the Arctic.The Corps' Alaska division said by email...
Study on Arctic port for drilling support ships put on hold

ANCHORAGE - The Army Corps of Engineers suspended its study into building the first deep-water port for large oil and gas support ships in the Arctic Ocean after Royal...
NTSB: Amtrak engineer wasn't talking, texting

WASHINGTON - The engineer in last month's fatal Amtrak crash...examination of the cellphone of the engineer, Brandon Bostian, also indicated...obtaining a phone identical to the engineer's and will be running additional...
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