As I watched the frenzied construction of new lights on Egan, I've noticed a marked increase in near accidents and traffic stops. Funny thing, because it's all being done in the name of safety. Your safety.
BOSTON - Four circus acrobats seriously injured in a hair-hanging stunt gone awry are planning a lawsuit and are coming to terms with the idea their lives might never be the same, they said Tuesday from the hospital where they're recovering.
NEW YORK - The New York Islanders finally have a new home and it's in Brooklyn, the borough that is suddenly a hot bed of pro sports 54 years after baseball's Dodgers headed west.
The City and Borough of Juneau must choose whether to join the hundreds of communities from around the country that protect the majority o
KETCHIKAN - Revilla Alternative School students Tristan Beach, Benjamin Catlett, Chance Henthorn and Orion Timmerman have been working on the Ketchikan Youth Initiatives youth community center downtown as part of the school's construction class.
Under the new legislation, the state's Occupational Safety and Health Administration program would have a new funding source and workers compensation benefit levels would go up for the first time since 1988.
Technic Services Inc. allegedly disposed of asbestos improperly in 1996 and then induced workers to lie to federal inspectors. The company and one of its owners have been charged with nine felony violations of the Clean Water Act and the Clean Air Act. Asbestos can cause cancer when inhaled.
An across-the-board, 1.5 percent reduction in personnel costs added to the bill would cut about $8.4 million from state agencies, with the departments deciding where to reduce their various budgets.
...routine maintenance work at the building on Willoughby Avenue. Mike Russell, assistant chief of Occupational Safety and Health Administration enforcement at the Department of Labor, said he didn't know whether any employees were exposed...
No one should have to work under the conditions that have existed for some time at the Department of Labor & Workforce Development building - the so-called plywood palace.
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