Current and upcoming exhibitions 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...
Flooding threat tips to southeast Alaska

...and causing flooding on the Chena, Salcha and Goodpaster rivers.Engineers lowered the flood gates at Moose Creek Dam to restrict flow into the lower Chena River. Engineers were holding more water back than usual because of the high flows in...
For Juneau's planning commission, peonies have thorns

...the channel by barge and boat.Most of the two tracts are forested wetlands, but according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the first work will be done on "uplands" territory not considered proper wetlands. Although the total area is about 24...
Shaktoolik building berm to guard against erosion

...Shaktoolik version doesn't include the vegetation, due to limited funds, the mayor said.Transportation department coastal engineers Harvey Smith and Ruth Carter support the community's efforts."They're kind of taking our idea and making it happen...
Bering Straits Native Corp. seeks land for future Arctic port

...major reason the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is also investigating the Nome. In March 2013, the Corps of Engineers released a preliminary study of its own...Economics team referenced the Corps of Engineers work numerous times in its study. A...
Police & Fire for Sunday, June 29, 2014

...taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital.? At 8:44 a.m. Thursday, advanced life support care was given to a woman on Engineers Cutoff Road, and she was taken to BRH.? At 9:27 a.m. Thursday, basic life support care was given to a woman on Marine...
Power from rain

...water clean," he said.When the Blue Lake dam was designed in the 1950s, its engineers planned for it to eventually be raised 23 feet, Orbison said. Engineers on the recent expansion "pushed the envelope" by raising the dam 83 feet. The...
Breakwater next step for Seward's development period," Long said.Federal marine habitat impact mitigation plans - which the project's U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wetlands permit is contingent upon - are currently being worked out, Long said."Now it's close enough to fully funded...
State, second ferry union reach deal

...year that would have eliminated ability for the state to offer a cost of living differential for union workers.The Marine Engineers Beneficial Association is the final union the state needs to comes to terms with.? Contact reporter Matt Woolbright at...
State, ferry workers' union reach deal

...While the state still needs to strike deals with the International Organization of Masters, Mates and Pilots and the Marine Engineers Beneficial Association, Thayer is confident that this deal will expedite those processes."Once you get an agreement with...


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