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Frozen well causes headaches for Bethel schools

...of bottled water, at the cost of about $500 a day, until the blockage is melted.James Mikesell is the plant facilities manager for the Lower Kuskokwim School District.He says he's never seen this problem before. They have been melting...
Empowered pool board may answer to Parks and Rec.

...most effective manner ... but it defines that the person that reports to them instead of them hiring an aquatics facilities manager, that person will be the director of Parks and Rec," Jones said.The original ordinance specified that the new...
McDowell Group to examine community needs for Willoughby Arts Complex

...boost non-profit agency revenues through other means.There will also be interviews of approximately 25 Juneau facility managers, with an emphasis on current facility usage in terms of event days and occupancy, and possible impact of an additional...
Arson caused $100,000 in damage

...spokesman Jim Strader said the hospital is still working on a precise damage amount, but that's the figure the facilities manager has come up with so far."It's all water damage," Strader said by phone, noting that flames did little to...
What's going on at Centennial Hall?

...than double the number of women's bathroom stalls in the building. The work should be done in February 2015, facility manager Steven Pfister said.The update will add seven additional women's restroom stalls to the building, as well as...
Report of fire at Centennial Hall just a 'smoky old light fixture'

...police cars.It turns out it was just a "smoky old light fixture" that was being repaired, said Centennial Hall Facility Manager Steven Pfister.Pfister said one of his employees was working on a wall pack light fixture on the Willoughby side...
Questions raised about shellfish-seed producer's finances

...costs and $50,000 for a business plan and design for the facility's future operations.But OceansAlaska's new facility manager, Steven Lacroix, said only $6,000 of that $50,000 grant was spent on its stated purpose. A local bookkeeper...
Sitka roof project raises echo of 1804 battle

...cannon, and having the effect of a shotgun, scattering projectiles over a large area.Brant Brantman, part-time facilities manager at the Hames Center, is one of the volunteers shoveling gravel off the roof."It's a tedious job," he said...
'Election Central' no more in Juneau, Fairbanks

...regularly throughout the night.Centennial Hall doesn't have attendance numbers for past Election Central events, facility manager Steven Pfister said.Election Central in Anchorage is still going strong - for now. Despite a perceived lack of...
Empire Editorial: We're thankful for ... things in my life and I thank God for allowing me this time with them. Happy holidays to all!- Steve Bean, Facilities Manager Though I may have to spend Thanksgiving 1,000 miles from family, I get to work in newspapers with a load of competent...


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