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Coast Guard: Tug engine failure blamed on water in fuel

...towing systems to include "inspections and non-destructive testing of towing equipment, detailed review of tow configurations to include history of towing equipment such as shackles, connector links and bridge chains."In a written response...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-16/coast-guard-tug-engine-failure-blamed-w
State
Delta performs Juneau test runs

...mountain after misidentifying its location, killing all 111 people aboard. Juneau's airport has modernized its navigation equipment since the accident, making flights safer and more reliable.Delta will serve Juneau with a Boeing 757, rather than the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-17/delta-performs-juneau-test-runs
Local
Airport explosion still under investigation

...spill was contained and cleaned up. The incident took place on the airport's back ramp, under the eaves of the building. Equipment, such as towing vehicles and empty dog kennels, is kept in the area for storage, airport manager Patricia deLaBruere said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-16/airport-explosion-still-under-investiga
Local
Saxman adds $5M MIEX system to treat its water

...from the Saxman City Hall and Community Center.The facility is brightly lit, and filled with large metal tanks, pipes, equipment and more than one touch-screen computer console. The facility is all-digital, Shields said. In fact, in the event...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-14/saxman-adds-5m-miex-system-treat-its-wa
State
Child abuse in Alaska: Knowing the signs and the steps

...fleece blanket. Skinner said it can be difficult to find medical providers for their exams, but said the environment and equipment catering to children is far less traumatizing than having an examination conducted at the Emergency Room. The forensic interview...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-13/child-abuse-alaska-knowing-signs-and-st
Local
Coast Guard releases report on cutter fatality

ANCHORAGE - A Coast Guard investigation says equipment failure, improper placement of a crewman and a Bering Sea swell contributed to the crewman's death on a rescue mission in southwest...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-04/coast-guard-releases-report-cutter-fata
State
Empire Editorial: Alaska needs rational liquor laws, not bumbling bureaucracy

...grain to farmers unless those brewers invest in costly drying equipment.Since the dawn of brewing in Alaska, the state's small...nevermind the fact that most brewers can't afford drying equipment.The FDA's actions in this scenario are misguided. If...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-06/empire-editorial-alaska-needs-rationa
Opinion
U.S. relationships with Asia-Pacific region: A confluence of imperatives for Alaska

...deep in the ground with state-of-the-art high-tech equipment by Asian corporations such as Sumitomo Metal Mining Pogo LLC...refining of rare earth elements mined for use in high-tech equipment.One of these rare earth minerals is dysprosium, which goes...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-01/us-relationships-asia-pacific-region-
Opinion
In capital budget, millions for Juneau infrastructure but nothing for schools

...million in capital project requests.The Juneau School District sent only two requests: $60,000 for new video conferencing equipment and $580,000 for a new elementary language arts curriculum. Neither request was granted.Munoz told the Empire that if...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-09/capital-budget-millions-juneau-infrastr
State | Local | AK legislature
Local Sports Schedule

...director clinic at the Valley Library. This is a mandatory clinic for anyone directing a SERR event or anyone using SERR equipment for a fundraising event. All are welcome to join or share their knowledge regarding race organizing and directing.Saturday...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-23/local-sports-schedule
Sports

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