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Pocket Park reopens after brief closure

...Facilities, Parks and Landscape Superintendent Brent Fischer recommended the closure of the park late last week after a maintenance worker found broken glass in the park's fountain, which is turned off because debris from Gastineau Apartments has been...
Airport project would cost the taxpayers

...the room that houses extra runway lights and other electrical equipment.Rinkenberger oversees a crew of seven maintenance workers in the summer offseason. That team doubles in size each winter when they clear an average of 200 inches of snow...
Iditarod show goes on despite lack of snow in Anchorage

...morning in very un-Iditarod like conditions, almost 40 degrees with a light rain falling before the start.City maintenance workers stockpiled snow from neighborhoods the past few months and kept it for winter events, culminating with the Iditarod...
Budget proposal could ground some aircraft

...expanded aircraft section, a request that followed an audit. It called for adding eight new employees, including maintenance workers and pilots.The panel decided that given the state's budget situation, adding that many new workers doesn't...
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Annual pigeon dung problem grows across Fairbanks

...are feeding pigeons," she said. "If there wasn't as much food, there wouldn't be as many pigeons."A maintenance worker for the Springhill Suites Marriot a few months ago tried chasing them off with a recording of predator birds. The...
Plow trailer expected to cut snow-clearing times

...clear the roughly 25 miles of four-lane highway in half a shift, he said.The trailer was designed by road maintenance workers. It's used in 22 states, said DOT spokeswoman Meadow Bailey.Drivers will find using it different that a plow...
Landlord wants DNA to solve case of clogged pipes

...employee said, noting he moved in with his wife and children two years ago.Wright Services usually sends over maintenance workers promptly, and they snake the access and pull out the aforementioned items. But it's on a near-daily basis...
Denali Borough students blaze new trails

...picking up our pace quite a bit," he said. "It's just great for all parties."Catherine Chiado, a trail maintenance worker for the park, said working with the students all week was a nice change of pace from older groups of adults she...
Nuke troubles run deep; key officers "burned out"

...on confidential small-group discussions last winter with about 100 launch officers, security forces, missile maintenance workers and others who work in the missile fields - - plus responses to confidential questionnaires -- RAND found low...
Making ice nice at Treadwell Arena

...They may have to take the ice up for other sporting events and then hurry to put ice down again."Lead recreation maintenance worker Jamison Paul and building custodian Joseph Mattingly joined Brna in the process. Paul walked backward with a customized...


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