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An old tool in new packaging

...which the department paid for out its equipment budget, deliver just about as much force as a straight stick. A silver metal rod flies out of a black handle with a flick of wrist. It makes a distinctive audible ring."What we're hoping is that...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-05/old-tool-new-packaging
Local
Alaska Science Forum: Citizen science, social media meets the aurora

A scientist named Victor Hessler once made an aurora detector by driving two metal rods in the ground a few hundred feet apart and stringing a wire between them. When voltage changed along the wire, a bell rang. Hessler...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-03/alaska-science-forum-citizen-science
Outdoors
Spruce root used to halt river erosion

...wads running parallel to the water.A "header" log is placed on top of the tree trunks. The contractor then drives a metal rod through the header, the log of the tree with roots and the footer log to pin everything in place.The crib that forms...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-22/spruce-root-used-halt-river-erosion
State
What's up with that?

...about your errands downtown actually emanate from the metal rods of a Schulmerich carillon, amplified and broadcast from...carillon has three keyboards and 75 "bells" - actually metal rods - "which, when amplified, sound very close to cast-iron...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112902/thi_whatsup.shtml
This WeeK
Students learn ropes of mine safety

...mine - such as loose rock on the floor of the mine shaft - that may indicate a problem inside the mine. As he rapped a metal rod on a rock face, listening for a good clean ring tone, Harmon hit an area of soft, loose rock. "If you don't fix...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122205/loc_20051222001.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...further medical tests later this week. He said he's wearing a temporary cast, but he will probably need surgery and metal rods inserted in both bones. The tibia is the thicker shin bone of the lower leg, while the fibula is the thinner bone on...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020401/Spo_Crashes.shtml
Selena Shines

...constipation, difficulty sleeping and extreme motor control problems. Within a few years, Selena will likely have metal rods implanted to support her back because she is developing scoliosis. She's already had three major surgeries, one of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022507/loc_20070225014.shtml
News
Wounded Anchorage officer released from hospital

...of nearly a dozen years, Mills, 45, said she expects to fully recover and return to work. She had surgery to put a metal rod in her broken right arm and repair internal injuries, and she spend two days in intensive care.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061710/sta_655248384.shtml
state
Tompkins crashes; breaks leg in Huntsman Cup race

...further medical tests later this week. He said he's wearing a temporary cast, but he will probably need surgery and metal rods inserted in both bones. The tibia is the thicker shin bone of the lower leg, while the fibula is the thinner bone on...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020401/Spo_Crashes.html
Sports
Focus on education: Feeling like there's too many projects - or basics

...Juneau-Douglas High School physics classes were drilling holes in wood, poring through piles of screws, and cutting wire and metal rods late last month as they built motorized vehicles that could capture a flag. The contest, prepped by lessons in motor...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060301/Loc_FocusTooMany.html
Local

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