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Teams test out a new helmet, but does it work?

...race to develop safer helmets and other equipment has never been more intense. Even so...Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) measure only linear impacts...wait-and-see attitude.Mississippi State equipment manager Phil Silva, who is in his 31st...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-22/teams-test-out-new-helmet-does-it-work
Sports
Hunters' fight to bring polar bear trophies home

...his longtime friend from church, Ron E. Kreider of Manheim.Hershey, 78, founded Hershey Equipment Co., a manufacturer of agricultural equipment, 50 years ago. Kreider is co-owner of Kreider Farms, at 4,500 acres one of the largest...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-19/hunters-fight-bring-polar-bear-trophies
State
Vote 'No' to support a strong tax structure

...families and small business have to pay in taxes the more they tend to invest in home renovations, retirement or tools, equipment and additional employees. We have seen this already occurring in the Fairbanks area with our local businesses that directly...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-08-19/vote-no-support-strong-tax-structure
Letters
Survey: Augustus Brown pool needs $5.5M in repairs

...going to do anything in the next couple months."The Augustus Brown Swimming Pool was built in 1972, with a pool tank and equipment and roof replacement in 1989. The facility's most recent significant update was a roof repair in 1991.In 2011, another...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-18/survey-augustus-brown-pool-needs-55m-re
Local
Fairbanks couple adds giant moose trap to yard

...Dawson's creation and adds to an already eclectic collection of yard ornaments that includes a giant gold pan, rusted mining equipment and tools, old rocker boxes, metal tubs, wheelbarrows, a dog sled, pieces of burl, a wooden bear carved with a chainsaw...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-18/fairbanks-couple-adds-giant-moose-trap-
State
Police calls for Monday, Aug. 18, 2014

...Highway.? Some time between the evening hours of Friday and the early morning hours of Saturday, an unknown person caused $500 in damage to construction equipment in the 400 block of Cordova Street.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-18/police-calls-monday-aug-18-2014
Local
Screening delays at Fairbanks airport

...Spear said.TSA personnel have ordered the parts to fix the equipment, according to Spear. She said the airport hopes repairs will be made by Monday at the latest.The equipment is owned and operated by TSA, not the airport.Lorie Dankers...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-17/screening-delays-fairbanks-airport
State
Fairbanks airport warns people of screening delays

...Spear said.TSA personnel have ordered the parts to fix the equipment, according to Spear. She said the airport hopes repairs will be made by Monday at the latest.The equipment is owned and operated by TSA, not the airport.Lorie Dankers...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-15/fairbanks-airport-warns-people-screenin
State
Southeast Unplugged

...undersea cable operators don't own the specialized ships and equipment needed to lay and repair underwater cable - it's too expensive...fiber-optic cable alone. That figure doesn't count the wages, equipment and time of the Wave Venture, nor does it include the cost...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-17/southeast-unplugged
State | Local
Crew, controller faulted in 2013 cargo plane crash

...accumulated 5,470 hours in the model. Jensen was hired four months before the crash and had accumulated 470 flight hours.The plane carried equipment that could provide warnings of flying too low but the crew could shut the equipment off.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-12/crew-controller-faulted-2013-cargo-plan
State

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