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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...
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...
Towering over Juneau, crane operator returns home to visit dad

...through the Washington and Alaska chapters of the International Union of Operating Engineers, a union for heavy equipment operators. He's worked on all sorts of projects across the Pacific Northwest.The tallest crane he's ever operated was...
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...
Leaving the nest: 'Orphaned' birds don't need a helping hand

...nest on the ground or in shrubs, she said. Kim and Erik Gutgesell found that out first-hand last week when an equipment operator excavating around their west Fairbanks home came upon a nest full of dark-eyed juncos, one of the ground nesters...
Soldier Stories: Pfc. William Dalton

...reasons I joined the Guard was I wanted to be a mechanic. I plan on finding work driving a truck and getting a heavy equipment operator's license. Being a mechanic, I might be able to fix heavy equipment on site if it breaks down. "For basic...


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