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My Turn: Kake collaborative creating local jobs

Recently I attended a meeting in Kake with local contractors, USFS staff, and representatives from city government...development. Last week's meeting was a great success - local contractors brought an eagerness to take on this work, and USFS...
Point Thomson settlement agreement questioned, defended

...and were doing that with the subcontractors they'd selected."If you want to maximize local hire, maximize local contractors," he said.Resource Development Council, which includes Exxon as a member, supports the agreement despite the...
Ketchikan eyes skateboard park development plan

...Fultz said in-kind local donations will be a factor in the skate park construction."There are a number of local contractors that have stepped up and given us discounts and free use of backhoes, gravel, things like that - which will be...
Kake business wins Forest Service contract

...firewood and, in the winter, put the cords on pallets.Coby said he likes the idea of putting local business and local contractors to work."I'm glad they are doing this local stewardship stuff," Coby said. "Doesn't make sense to have...
Juneau Empire Story Archive slower than usual for some local contractors. "I usually have six slower than usual for some local contractors. Slow season for Juneau slower than usual for some local contractors. Home>Archives> Slow season...
State Briefs

...stalled on debts ANCHORAGE - An Anchorage construction contractor said Kmart Corp. owes his company and several other local contractors for work to renovate four Alaska stores last year. Kmart has filed for reorganization and protection from creditors...
Slow season for Juneau builders and remodelers

The 2001 building season is turning out to be slower than usual for some local contractors. "I usually have six different jobs going on at this time of year," said Fred Pollard, whose company is building a four-unit...
Construction bidding change tabled

...the city-owned hospital. Local contractors and union representatives staff, school staff, local contractors and union representatives...firms put up the bonding. But local contractors and subcontractors worry that...
New company focuses on mid-size remodeling

...owner of Pearson's Pond Luxury Suites & Spa off of Back Loop Road, said she had been trying for months to interest local contractors in her $80,000 remodeling job, which she wants largely done before the kickoff of the tourism season in late...
Fairbanks businesses question Army Corps contracting process

...Corps officials planned to discuss on Thursday why local contractors were not chosen to bid. They include Col. Frank...Mayor Jim Whitaker and city Mayor Steve Thompson. Local contractors have not been invited to the meeting. Dodson wants...


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