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Slack Tide: Cashing in on the green gold

...laser-light shows). And I neither condone nor condemn its use, provided you're of legal age and not operating heavy machinery. Plus, of course, there's nothing funny about substance abuse, except maybe the first two Cheech and Chong movies...
Somber day in Sitka

...word 'safe' or 'safety,' but that's what it comes down to."By the end of the day the recovery crews, using heavy machinery, chainsaws and any other means at their disposal, had removed 25 yards worth of debris from the site where the landslide...
The second strangest story ever told

...mysteriousness of our venture. Less than a mile up the well maintained logging road we heard the buzz and roar of heavy machinery working. I walked up to a man operating a backhoe. Other machinery was at work in the background. He didn't seem...
Group petitions for removal of Mississippi flag from Juneau display

...enough to obtain, removing the flag would come with a cost. Carroll said that taking down the flag will require heavy machinery, which Friends of the Flags can't afford. However, Flag Justice is prepared to raise the money required to replace...
Little hope of survivors in military plane crash

MEDAN, Indonesia - Rescuers with heavy machinery searched a shattered residential neighborhood Tuesday for any survivors from an Indonesian air force transport plane that crashed...
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City officials launch daycare reform in the morning and afternoon, instead of all day long.Noise concerns for childcare centers would not include heavy machinery or loud music, Kiehl said, but simply kids laughing and playing.Kako-Gehring said the current zoning regulation...
Kodiak cleanup continues in ship grounding

...Attention will next turn to the fate of the Monterey, which had been on a mission to deliver construction supplies and heavy machinery to Bethel.Maj. Annmarie Daneker, spokeswoman for the U.S. Army Reserve, which operates the landing craft...
High Court to decide how logging roads are regulated

...permit for stormwater that runs through ditches, pipes and channels."Industrialized logging operations with all the heavy machinery that takes place on lands at issue here is, we think, pretty clearly industrial in nature," he said. "That's...
Lemon Creek gravel mining upsets residents

...Or else it will flood." Secon operates in the winter and early spring. The ground must be frozen to get the heavy machinery safely to the extraction site. The upshot with this is the company must break through the layer of frost and ice...
Mine honored for accident-free year

...ADMIRALTY ISLAND - Miners at the Greens Creek Mine work 11-hour shifts in a dark, noisy environment. They operate heavy machinery under loose rock that is regularly made looser by blasting. And yet miners at Greens Creek managed to work a total...


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