State complains about leased building air quality

...part of the building and indicated inadequate ventilation. The bank is building a new branch in an adjoining lot. Heavy equipment has been operating near the building's fresh air intake.The state does not want employees working in areas where...
Letter: The road should move forward without delay

...Oct. 7.Ms. McVey worries about the "extremely steep topography adjacent to Lynn Canal." Our 10,000-plus heavy equipment operators and other union construction workers have tackled numerous challenging road projects in Alaska, Washington...
Firearm theft, illegal shooting case

...the City and Borough of Juneau Purchasing Office. The money goes to CBJ General Fund.CBJ also held its fleet and heavy equipment outcry auction at the same time. That auction made $20,525.Juneau turns in unwanted medsJuneauites turned in...
Rocky Lee Reed

...friends. At the time his death Rocky was retired from his many years of work-- a master mechanic, fisherman, heavy equipment operator, boat captain, pilot, trucking company owner/operator and church camp manager- however he was still...
Removing the marks of a troubled past

...It would have cost $400-$500, but Wright did it for free.In the future, Sawyer says he wants to become a heavy equipment operator. At the probation office recently, he was dapper and in a tie and dress shirt.He says he'd like to...
Slope drilling reached record level in 2014

...has said in briefings.Drilling peaks during winter on the Slope because that is the only season in which rigs and heavy equipment for exploration wells can be moved overland on ice and snow roads to remote locations.But rigs are also busy year-around...
Alaska Editorial: Production is the only number that matters

...were working throughout this winter season when Slope activity traditionally plummets because of the ability to move heavy equipment around the frozen tundra.The most rigs working during any single week last winter was just 10, and the weekly average...
Photo: Fire away

...exercise at the Malemute Drop Zone on Tuesday, Dec. 3, on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage. A scheduled heavy equipment airborne drop was canceled due to high-altitude winds, but the fire exercise took place as planned. Four howitzers...
Drainage slows on lake formed by avalanche

...and the water is too deep for heavy equipment to pass, the Alaska Department...The water remained too deep for heavy equipment to reach the avalanche from the...not safe for us to move with heavy equipment," she said.Transportation...
Avalanche danger keeps road closed

...the lake formed. However, conditions remain too dangerous to clear the avalanche. The snow cannot be reached by heavy equipment on the water side and digging from the south side could collapse the snow dam and trigger a surge of water that put...


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