Frank Maier Marathon record falls

...accomplished.The online club even has a support group. The founder, Steve Boone, 65, of Humble, Texas, has graced the Juneau pavement.Al Cumming, 69 from Austin, Texas, was running marathon No. 97."This is my second time around completing all 50 states...
Race, Run, Have Fun

...Memorial Deci runs.That day long ago when you decided to run in this race has culminated in the hours, days and months of pavement, trails and gym work.Or maybe it hasn't.But that is what this is all about.You are what is important.This race is...
Quebec town still recovering from train disaster a year later

LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec - Backhoes and bulldozers are still digging out oil-seeped soil and pavement in the center of this lakeside Quebec town. Where the post office, public library and restaurants once stood, there is only...
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Fairbanks dealing with plethora of potholes

...said. "Then they'll go back and address the smaller stuff when the emergency is over."Potholes form when cracks in the pavement allow water to penetrate the asphalt and saturate the surface underneath. Once the subsurface material is saturated, it's...
Runner returns to Alaska foot race after fall

...they stood near the finish line cheering. Besides the mini-mob that Kenney collected once he came off the mountain and hit pavement, a parade of fellow runners, whose races had ended more than an hour earlier, came to the finish chute to offer handshakes...
Sea Coast Relay runners burn pavement

Juneau's running community hit the pavement in Saturday's 23rd Annual Sea Coast Relay and covered the 21.8 mile course from the University of Alaska Southeast to Eagle...
Extreme weather tough on transportation system

...Virginia last summer caused train tracks to bend and highway pavement to buckle. A US Airways jet was delayed at Washington's...100 degree-plus high temperatures. "That puts stress on pavements that previously we didn't see," Horsley said.States...
Green infrastructure planning grants available for Alaska communities

...soils and vegetation to infiltrate, evaporate and recycle polluted stormwater runoff. It includes practices such as porous pavements, vegetated swales, and other uses of vegetation to intercept, reduce and treat stormwater and pollutants. "Protecting...
Green planning to get stimulus boost

...infiltrate, evaporate and recycle polluted stormwater run-off. It includes practices such as vegetated roofs, porous pavements and planted swales. Because the stimulus funds are required to be spent quickly, DEC is partnering with the Department of...
Shrine seeks volunteers to help build labyrinth

...take the shape of concentric rings connected to form a single road. During the Renaissance, they were constructed as stone pavements laid within the floors of cathedrals or in monastery gardens, said project coordinator Janis Burns-Buyarski. Planning...


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