William Howard Ahrensfeld

...of World War II, responsible for radio communications. After the service, he worked for Ratsey and Lapthorn, a sail manufacturing company. He then obtained his aircraft engine repair certification (A&E Certificate) in Long Island, then moved to...
US stocks plunge after bleak Chinese manufacturing report

...and problems started in Asia.An official gauge of Chinese manufacturing fell to a three-year low last month, another sign of slowing growth in that country. The manufacturing index, which surveys purchasing managers at factories, dropped...
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My Turn: Apprenticeships more important than ever

...other industries. In recent years, apprenticeships have expanded dramatically into fields like health care and advanced manufacturing. Some states have established new apprenticeship programs as a central workforce development tool to recruit new employers...
Committee asks for special sales tax for pot

...said.The ballot initiative that legalized marijuana in Alaska imposed a $50 per ounce excise tax on the "sale or transfer of marijuana from a cultivation facility to a retail store or marijuana product manufacturing facility."
Vast forest fires in Indonesia spawn ecological disaster

...from 2013 that focused only on Riau province. The vast majority of the financial losses were in forestry, agriculture and manufacturing.To fight the fires, Indonesia used everything from helicopters to elephants outfitted with water pumps and hoses. Russia...
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Manufacturing in Alaska is adding on a new category: art

Alaskan manufacturing is taking on a new definition as small...anything made by an artist is now considered manufacturing," said Chris Buchholdt, executive director of the Alaska Manufacturing Extension Partnership Inc. Buchholdt and...
Juneau's SLAM sparks manufacturing facility in Fairbanks

...building in Juneau has sparked a new manufacturing facility in Fairbanks.Bucher Glass...newly leased 32,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Fairbanks, starting immediately...installation late this year. Bucher's new manufacturing facility will employ 16 to 20 Alaskans...
Juneau Assembly passes marijuana zoning ordinance; restricts cultivation in residential areas

...sales, testing facilities, product manufacturing (think edible and drinkable marijuana...Rural Reserve: retail, testing, manufacturing, cultivation? D1: cultivation only...General Commercial: retail, testing, manufacturing, cultivation? Mixed Use: retail...
Letter: Alaska doesn't have to be a one-trick pony

...resources but concentrates on providing financial, shipping and ship-related services.Iceland has diversified into manufacturing and service industries. The country has also increased its commitment to renewable energy.The Republic of Ireland has...
New federal food safety rules issued after deadly outbreaks

...the public until Thursday.The food manufacturing rule is one of seven that the FDA is...issued rules Thursday to ensure safer manufacturing of pet food.The most controversial...addition to regulating farms and food manufacturing facilities, the food safety law authorized...
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