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Missile site milestone

Iron workers Chad Morris, left, and Ian Miller, with Central Welding, tighten bolts as they construct one of the metal liners for the missile...
House of Representatives: Young heading back for 20th term

...special election three months later. Young has won every election since. Crawford, a native of Louisiana, is an iron worker who came to Alaska to work on the trans-Alaska oil pipeline. He's not daunted by taking on someone with the stature...
Business Profile: Wanda Hudson

...Michael Hudson has extensive experience in construction including renovation and plumbing work. He also has been an iron worker. Quotable: "Running these businesses has taught me to be very patient," Wanda Hudson said. "And with Chuck's...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Sitka where he worked as a fisherman and with the Civilian Conservation Corps. He also worked as a union carpenter and iron worker and moved to Haines in 1952. He then worked as a construction supervisor on the government dock in Lutak and several...
New picture books for a rainy day

...Pop's Bridge," by Eve Bunting, illustrated by C.F. Payne. Robert's father is a skywalker - a high-climbing iron worker - and he's helping build San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge in the 1930s. Robert and his friend Charlie, whose...
Of shamans and storms: A Shishmaref story

...workers, all white, all from somewhere else, all good intentioned. Did we make the shaman obsolete, like a laid off iron worker? Shishmaref is always on my mind in the fall, the season of unquenchable northern storms. Rising sea levels and increasingly...
Crawford hoping to unseat Young

...famously helped secure earmarks worth hundreds of millions - and which wound up sparking a national controversy. "Iron workers love to build bridges," Crawford said. Facing a firestorm of criticism that labeled the bridge from Ketchikan to...
Photo: Iron working tight-rope

Iron workers with North Pacific Erectors work on the newest building at Douglas Island Pink and Chum's Macaulay Salmon Hatchery on Monday. The building will house new fish runs to allow increased salmon production.
Expert: Don't set gas-line deadline

...those penalties in place, most often they come under budget or below budget, not over budget," Crawford said. As an iron worker, Crawford said he remembers working on the trans-Alaska oil pipeline and often building and rebuilding portions that...
To Fairbanks Baptists, having a fling means throwing stuff around

...Someone gave me the beams and I thought I could do something with them and it just snowballed from there." The retired iron worker spent three sleepless nights fashioning the trebuchet out of telephone poles and steel railroad ties in preparation...


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