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Juneau pools won't change hands just yet

...Finance Committee's decision to keep it open. Duncan said maintenance estimates for the Augustus pool now range around $800...Recreation Department to alleviate some of the millions in maintenance costs, he said. While the aquatics recreational superintendent...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-25/juneau-pools-wont-change-hands-just-yet
Local
In Walker's budget proposal, Corrections and Health take biggest hits

...vessel and terminal rehabilitation. Walker has proposed a capital budget of $150 million, including $8 million in deferred maintenance for aging University of Alaska buildings and $8 million for the University of Alaska Fairbanks' new engineering facility...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-25/walkers-budget-proposal-corrections-and
State | AK legislature
My Turn: The case for big projects

...and maintaining our economic infrastructure are at the top of that list.By limiting capital funding to just the routine maintenance of existing infrastructure - never extending civil works beyond their present reach or capacity - robs Alaska of its future...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-23/my-turn-case-big-projects
Opinion
Jury: Negligent homicide conviction in diving death

...Osterman said. "I gotta just keep asking the question: What went wrong with the compressor that my client could do maintenance on?"The air compressor Wodyga used was marked as not for human use, prosecutors said.Wodyga faces up to 10 years in...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-18/jury-negligent-homicide-conviction-divi
State
Ex-Petersburg school employee sentenced for child porn

...exploitation.Petersen worked as Director of Maintenance for the Petersburg School District...Petersen, in his position as Director of Maintenance, surreptitiously took pictures of children...he worked as a director of building maintenance, with the most recent incident occurring...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-11/ex-petersburg-school-employee-sentenced
Local
2015 Fireside lectures begin today

...paddling his canoe on the lakes and carrying it on his shoulder at the portages. He was responsible for the route's maintenance, and also spent time applying for grants and organizing crews to get work in the area done. "I really cut my teeth as...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-09/2015-fireside-lectures-begin-today
Outdoors
Seismologists detect record number of quakes in 2014

...said, and were in the range of magnitude 2 or 3.With more than 400 recording stations across Alaska, and up-to-date maintenance, the health of the seismic network is better than ever, West said.Technological advances in instruments and software...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-14/seismologists-detect-record-number-quak
State
Police & Fire for Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015

...Sunday, CCFR was dispatched to Third Street for a fire alarm, and no fire was found. Alarm accidentally activated by maintenance personnel.? At 10:31 a.m. Sunday, CCFR was dispatched to Mendenhall Loop Road for a leaking hydrant. Water Department...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-08/police-fire-thursday-jan-8-2015
Local
Recreational facilities face frugal future

...in the Lower 48. Treadwell was hit in 2014 with a compressor issue that caused higher costs and required some additional maintenance. Some ways Treadwell seeks to offset costs is by selling advertising space on the dasher boards, the zamboni and resurfacer...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-09/recreational-facilities-face-frugal-fut
Local
Middle school sports seek assistance from public

...challenging task of providing for the safety of young adolescents, making sure coaches are properly trained, and managing the maintenance of sports equipment and facilities. Assuming a hands-off approach to these and related responsibilities is risky at best...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-08/middle-school-sports-seek-assistance-p
Sports

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