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The second strangest story ever told

...season. Between mounting the cross-truss and trolling pole brackets we made numerous trips to the town's two hardware stores."These bullets are five dollars cheaper at Wal-Mart," a visiting bear hunter dressed in full camouflage told...
National Guardsmen take up positions

...hundreds of volunteers turning out to sweep the streets of glass and other debris with brooms and trash bags donated by hardware stores.With schools closed, Blanca Tapahuasco brought her three sons, ages 2 to 8, from another part of the city to...
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Good Hardware to go, downtown

...Before buying the downtown hardware store in 1996, Good was a general contractor...up the computer system for the hardware store he would later buy when its former...because Myers Group owns a few Ace Hardware stores already.Myers Group bought out...
Easier access has economic side effects

...largely seasonal, and there simply aren't as many stores to be affected by improved access. Grocery stores and hardware stores in Haines are expected to be particularly vulnerable.The state expects Skagway and Haines to each see boosts in...
Surprise, surprise; carrots for the wise

...some this past spring in two garden planters that were not used for anything special. I got the seeds at a local hardware store, and randomly scattered them on top of fresh soil. One variety was intentionally short and the other was called...
A hardware store remembered

...Most importantly, I learned how to do it all with hardware store style. Good Hardware shaped who I am more than any...over the years, but I still do all these things with hardware-store style. Honest, to the point, and with respect for...
My Turn: Downtown monoculture squeezing out small businesses

...privilege. We had a large grocery store across from the Valentine Building. Across the street from that was the hardware store. Downtown Juneau also had a lot of good restaurants, local bars and venues that held events from all over the world...
Kings may drive news, but sockeyes drive Inlet economy

...Processors. "It has been a gradual decrease, I would say over the last five or six years."Soldotna's Trustworthy Hardware store has been open for 27 years, before that it was Ellington's and before that, it was Penn's Hardware. Miller...
In the Tongass, every job counts

...includes starting a business and passing that entrepreneurial spirit on to your children. Whether it was a farm, a hardware store, or something else, America was built by these kinds of family enterprises, and family businesses still power Alaskan...
Hostility toward recent immigrants a long American tradition

...And anyone who thinks today's mostly Latino immigrants don't work hard has never seen a construction site or the hardware store parking lots where they wait, sometimes for hours, in hopes of finding even one day's labor. With unemployment...


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