Refine Search

VW the latest in long history of cheating car companies

...vehicle owners continued driving, damaging their exhaust systems and releasing more pollution. As part of its settlement...rely on computer software to run their engines and exhaust systems in the 1980s, there were analog defeat devices...
Nation and World
More problems plague ferry Columbia

...discovered that a log struck the ship's starboard propeller while work was being performed to its bellows, part of the exhaust system. The repairs to the Columbia's exhaust and propellar will require it to be dry docked for repairs.The Malaspina...
State | Local
Ferry Columbia docked again

...Columbia from departing Washington state, it has again been sidelined, this time in Ketchikan.A crack in part of its exhaust system caused a 24-hour delay Friday in Bellingham, Washington. It departed Bellingham at 8 p.m. Saturday after temporary...
State | Local
Fish Factor: Rain-powered boats

...building will be underway."No noise, no emissions, and the system only has one moving part, so you don't have exhaust systems to deal with, turbo chargers or cooling systems, or injection pumps. Every 50,000 hours the battery manufacturer...
Gov. declares April 11-17 as 'Wildland Fire Prevention and Preparedness Week', whether it's from an unattended campfire or debris burn, a trailer chain dragging on the roadway, a faulty exhaust system on an ATV, or a discarded cigarette butt. Be cautious with any activity that could start a fire. Learn about safe...
Tourism expected to hold the line in 2014 announced it had reached an agreement with the EPA to add less expensive "sulfur scrubbers" to the ships' exhaust systems to comply with the regulation as opposed to burning fuel that Binkley has said would've added an expense of $150...
State | Local
Police and fire calls for Feb. 25, 2014

...Burn Drive. The residence was found to have high CO readings, possibly caused by high winds and placement of stove exhaust system. The residence was ventilated and its resident was advised.? At 5:16 p.m., CCFR was dispatched to assist...
Fire crews extinguish car engine fire

...extinguished by crews with water from a small water can.The fire was caused when some type of plastic made contact with the exhaust system, Etheridge said in a phone interview.The 1989 Toyota Corolla was on running in the driveway while its owner was shovelling...
Teaching kids to be green Automobiles consume large amounts of fossil fuels and also release harmful contaminants into the air via their exhaust systems. Walking or biking to school gives children the opportunity to enjoy fresh air and exercise while reducing their reliance...
State Briefs

...vehicles should make sure their spark arresters are working properly," he said. "Even the catalytic converter in the exhaust system of a car or truck can cause a fire if it's parked in heavy, dry vegetation." Those responsible for wildfires...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback