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Home Runs: Homegrown solutions can end fossil fuel rollercoaster

...opportunity to grow and diversify our economy.The declining oil prices fueling our economic meltdown show that when oil tanks, so does Alaska. But even when oil rides high, Alaska still pays for its dependence. Twenty-five years after the...
Police & Fire for Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015

...on Teal Street.Theft? At 9:18 p.m. Monday, a 37-year-old woman reported heating fuel was stolen from her oil tank sometime in the past two days on McGinnis Street.? At 11:49 a.m. Tuesday, a man reported an outboard motor was...
Manneken Pis in the making

...with excitment.If you step into the back yard of the Nylen home, you can see Grumpy Cat painted on the shed and their oil tank is soon to be repainted into a cow."You never know what will get decorated around here," Ildiko Nylen said. "My...
Feeding Juneau one donated item at a time what gets people in a bind, especially in the winter when people may have to choose," he said. "'Do I fill my oil tank or get groceries?'"Between 15 and 20 volunteers help Adams run the food bank every month, and the effort is headed...
Debris becomes eyesore for some

...the problem is visible in many Juneau neighborhoods; junky cars covered with tarps; derelict boats; pans; blankets; oil tanks; freezers and plastics piled high. City staffers who run sweepers and clean debris in town have an hour a day to actually...
Klawock: DEC gives spill report

...of Environmental Conservation's Prevention and Emergency Response Program gave a situation report on a home heating oil tank spill that happened on Tlingit Street in Klawock on May 23. It is estimated that all of the 500 gallons of oil in the...
Rotting Davis Log Cabin faces demolition this week

The Davis Log Cabin in downtown Juneau is slated for demolition this week, a victim of rotting logs and fuel oil tank improvements. The state, which owns the structure and the site, has hired a contractor to remove the cabin and upgrade a nearby...
Three school projects may go before voters

...accessibility of the bathrooms, paint the exterior and replace exterior windows, doors, the heating system and the oil tank. The project at Harborview, downtown's elementary school, is intended to replace the water system's galvanized...
Alaska lawmakers seek tax breaks on fuel

...high fuel prices this winter. With the price of oil hitting $70 a barrel recently, the cost of filling home heating oil tanks, planes and land vehicles has left Alaskans unsure how they will pay for fall subsistence hunting or buy enough diesel...
Voters to decide on bonds for Juneau School District

...replace sidewalks and exterior lights, resurface the parking lot, replace the gym bleachers, replace two boilers and an oil tank and add an emergency generator. If voters approve the bonds, the work might take place in the summer of 2005, Mueller...


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