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DOT chief brings creative approach to road maintenance an Alaska Department of Transportation heavy equipment operator.For about half the year, it would get cold and...downturn in the timber industry. He switched to a DOT equipment operator job a few years later because it brought a steady...
Family members identify missing pilot from Knik Arm crash

...South Sudan twice to build water wells.He was flying to Anchorage from McGrath, where he lives and works as an equipment operator.Grant Fairbanks said the family is planning memorial services in Anchorage, McGrath and Bethel.

...which loved ones hope fishermen might wear more than cumbersome lifejackets."Somebody might have been a great equipment operator, but not a particularly great dad," Lende said. "So you talk to his co-workers. Or vice versa. He might...
Pot entrepreneurs lining up space for marijuana businesses

...remain.Charlie Lester, 48, a resident of Delta Junction about 100 miles south of Fairbanks, works as a heavy equipment operator and general foreman on the North Slope. He plans to open a marijuana club and eventually a retail store as part...
Letter: The road should move forward without delay

...Ms. McVey worries about the "extremely steep topography adjacent to Lynn Canal." Our 10,000-plus heavy equipment operators and other union construction workers have tackled numerous challenging road projects in Alaska, Washington and...
Plow trailer expected to cut snow-clearing times

...the hydraulics, said Dan Schacher, maintenance and operations superintendent.Ron Davis, the Fairbanks-area equipment operator foreman, said plowing time will be halved at some locations.A pair of plow trucks had used a full eight-hour...
Removing the marks of a troubled past

...would have cost $400-$500, but Wright did it for free.In the future, Sawyer says he wants to become a heavy equipment operator. At the probation office recently, he was dapper and in a tie and dress shirt.He says he'd like to start a...
Kodiak man turns pallets into furniture

...Bell's Flats and the tables at Hope Community Resources, where his wife works.Hathcock, 50, is a retired equipment operator at golf club manufacturer True Temper. He's a third-generation carpenter and has done side carpentry jobs with...
Peter Swift Lesh

...101st Airborne Division in Viet Nam.Pete worked at many jobs over the years: construction, plumber, welder, equipment operator, fisherman. He had a sense of adventure that he kept alive even when he no longer could venture far from the house...
Rocky Lee Reed

...At the time his death Rocky was retired from his many years of work-- a master mechanic, fisherman, heavy equipment operator, boat captain, pilot, trucking company owner/operator and church camp manager- however he was still puttering...


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