John Holmquist

...Leonard Holmquist on August 11, 1939, he joined a mining family. His grandfather (also John Holmquist) was one of the first foremen at the A.J. Mine. Growing up in Juneau, John worked as a paperboy on South Franklin Street, an usher at both Capital...
Today in sports history for Thursday, Jan. 6, 2015 the first black to enter the Hall.1968 - The NBA awards expansion franchises to Milwaukee and Phoenix.1973 - George Foreman knocks out Joe Frazier in the second round in Kingston, Jamaica, to win the world heavyweight title.1976 - Robin Roberts...
Pot entrepreneurs lining up space for marijuana businesses

...Lester, 48, a resident of Delta Junction about 100 miles south of Fairbanks, works as a heavy equipment operator and general foreman on the North Slope. He plans to open a marijuana club and eventually a retail store as part of his retirement plan, he said...
Treadwell Pump house re-roofing begins Later it became the focus of his home's art collection.Thursday it became part of his job.Dimond is one of two foremen from North Pacific Erectors working to replace the deteriorating roof on the old pump house.The duo's first task is installing...
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Annual pigeon dung problem grows across Fairbanks

...sound could be heard from a couple of blocks away and drew complaints from hotel neighbors.Robert Franklin, a maintenance foreman for JL Properties Inc., which manages the Courthouse Square and the Northward apartment building, calls pigeons flying rats...
Photo: Auke Bay totem in 1915

...J. "Sim" MacKinnon in 1915 with a totem in Auke Bay. In 1938 the Civilian Conservation Corps began working with Native foremen to help replicate weathered, damaged and destroyed totems similar to the one in this photo. "One of the goals was to reproduce...
Ketchikan's Ward Cove still smells like money

...under its nails. I'd known Ketchikan Pulp Co. from a distance for years. In grade school I'd had friends whose dads were foremen there, and I'd seen the mantra all over town: "Trees. America's renewable resource." My big brother had worked at...
Hoonah loses a 'Windy' icon

...was back when the grizzled, seasoned foremen would teach the young fresh college grads...When Windy was young, he applied to be foreman of a job. Crum helped Windy fill out...that he was classified as a mix-gang foreman," Crum said. "He and his brother were...
Reflections on building a trail through the 'Fortress of the Bears'

...the USFS pubic use cabins to experience all the aspects of what makes Admiralty Island a jewel in the archipelago of Southeast.Hopefully, you too will get a chance to hike it soon.? Robert Marek is a trail foremen with the USFS.
Bush asks court to reopen ports will be unionized. The average full-time dock worker in the ILWU makes $80,000 a year. The most experienced foremen can earn $167,000. "The ports are going to be open soon and this crisis we are in will be over," Miniace said. But...


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