Making Local Work: Tenakee Logging Company

...contract by the U.S. Forest Service in 2007. Now, the Chews have two lumber mills and have gradually accumulated the heavy equipment that helps in the lumber trade.The local milling operation, Gordon said, "works in well with a lot of our core...
WWII Ft. Rousseau site due for cleanup

...AECOM, which is contracting with the Corps of Engineers on the project."Basically, this is a removal action where heavy equipment would excavate contaminated material and ship it off-site," Meehan said.The landfill is located on Virublennoi...
Brotherhood Bridge closure begins Friday

...traffic changes.DOT is asking drivers to be cautious when entering work zones and to be aware of road crews and heavy equipment.Traffic updates are available online at or by dialing 5-1-1 from phones. Additional...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for May 4, 2015

...organized on an individual basis and advertised at the range and on Facebook, raised more than $1,200. Thumbs up to Heavy Equipment Day. Judged by the number of children's smiles, Sunday's event, hosted by the Mendenhall Flying Lions, Juneau...
Photos: Heavy Equipment Day

Seaver Merrell, not quite 2 years old, wheels a plastic wheelbarrow in the children's play area of Heavy Equipment Day on Sunday, May 3, 2015 in the vacant lot next to Western Auto Marine. The Mendenhall Flying Lions, Juneau Rotary and other...
Ski Law

...Did you know that those hours are the prime time for Eaglecrest employees to groom trails?Did you also know that heavy equipment is involved?Machinery!Steel cables!I didn't know!Now, I have had a ski pass the past three seasons.I...
Leaders rally against Army force reductions

...proximity of infrastructure to the Alaska bases, such as the Alaska Railroad and the Port of Anchorage for transporting heavy equipment and major airfield runways for quick deployment are also important.? Tim Bradner is a reporter for the Alaska Journal...
Pot entrepreneurs lining up space for marijuana businesses

...unknowns remain.Charlie 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...
More cold cash for Iditarod sled dog race winner

...we had very low snow conditions. Obviously, we don't want to move this race if we don't have to," he said.Heavy equipment was flown to Farewell, about 150 miles northwest of Anchorage, in early October to clear and mulch the trail, which...
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...


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