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Weird weather lingers in Anchorage

...before Christmas, Alaska's largest city should look like a postcard wonderland and the last place you'd expect to see equipment making snow."We want Santa to bring snow, soon," Terry Goodwin said as she hit a ski trail in Anchorage on Thursday...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-21/weird-weather-lingers-anchorage
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Arctic offshore drill company enters guilty pleas

...drilled pilot holes and dug mudline cellars and was not allowed to drill into oil-bearing deposits because required response equipment was not on hand.The charges focused mostly on the 572-foot Noble Discoverer, built as a logging ship in 1965 and converted...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-21/arctic-offshore-drill-company-enters-gu
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Nordic ski club is ready for winter snow

...path of city snowplows.The JNSC also used funds from its capital improvement fundraiser last winter to acquire new grooming equipment, including a Can-Am tracked ATV which provides enhanced traction and pulling power for groomers in varying snow and ice...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-14/nordic-ski-club-ready-winter-snow
Sports
Kodiak to close landfill incinerator

...investment" to bring the 21-year-old incinerator into compliance. Those costs include installing air emissions control equipment. But the letter said that might not even be possible because of the age of the incinerator, which would then require a costly...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-14/kodiak-close-landfill-incinerator
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Police investigate Nana's Attic burglary

...Department said in a statement Friday.Dozens of items were reported stolen, including costume jewelry, antique fishing equipment, foreign and collectable coins and currency, Native style carvings and silver spoons."The total volume of property would...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-12/police-investigate-nanas-attic-burglary
Local
Nordic skiers still await snowmaking system

...system, according to Dick Mize, a board member of Kincaid Project Group, the nonprofit that raised money for the snowmaking equipment and is overseeing its installation.A contractor has been working on fixing a leaking valve, Mize said."That's probably...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-08/nordic-skiers-still-await-snowmaking-sy
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Crashing through the snow

...advice for winter driving, as well as a list of cold weather equipment to keep in your car. Visit its website to see the full list: http...Don't forget to wear your seatbelt. Cold weather equipment to keep in your car:? Flashlight? Brush or broom for...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-03/crashing-through-snow
Local
Georgetown players stage 'I Can't Breathe' protest

...notable professional athletes - including LeBron James and Kobe Bryant - have written the message on their warmups or other equipment in recent days, echoing the last words spoken by Eric Garner as police were attempting to arrest him in New York in July...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-11/georgetown-players-stage-i-cant-breath
Sports
City seeks funds for recycling center, parking system

...handle 2,400 tons of recycling per year.The Public Works waste management program currently has the funds available in its equipment reserve and general fund balance, which is expected to be safer and more efficient than the old one.Assemblywoman Karen...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-09/city-seeks-funds-recycling-center-parki
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Arctic drill ship company pleading to eight felonies

...problems with its main propulsion system, including its main engine and its propeller shaft, resulting in engine shut-downs, equipment failures and unsafe conditions," according to the plea agreement. "At times, the condition of the Noble Discoverer's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-09/arctic-drill-ship-company-pleading-eigh
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