Sitka crews begin tearing up aging street pavement

...for years with how to pay to replace pavement put down during the heyday of the state's...department spent about a day removing the pavement from a quarter-mile stretch of Anna...correct lane to avoid the deep ruts in the pavement, which created a hazard on the hairpin...
Off the Beaten Path: The metaphysics of mountain madness

...and mountain-twitterpatted state, I had to concede there was a certain validity to his point.Why abandon perfectly good pavement for the dirt of a path? Or give up the luxury of a path for the tangle of a forest? Or leave the safety of forest for the...
My Turn: Eliminating Juneau access

...shovel-ready. All that's left to do is stay the course and defend the construction of a mere 50 miles of non-partisan pavement. Then, in 2017, Walker can cruise on out to the end of the road in one of those green Chevy Bolts to turn the first shovel...
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...
Pure Sole: Road kill is art

...the South Klondike Highway at, say, about 1 a.m. on Saturday morning and your high beams flash on a form molded into the pavement, please don't just discard it as road kill.Road kill is art!Especially if it is me.You may note my knotted form...
Racers conquer ski area

...Road Race roughly one-quarter of a mile into the 10-mile and 5-mile course and never waivered, although it slowed once pavement ceased and the dirt incline shifted to a higher grade."This was the first time I have actually run it so it is a personal...
Pure Sole: Hey Parnell! Pass it to me!

...matter listening to my conscience knows otherwise.This game is for control of the U.S. Senate. I can run on trails, pavement and atop mountains, but I have no skills for the game these two are playing.Hmmm, let's talk marijuana.I hate to say...
Anchorage adds firm to defendants in port lawsuit

...Terracon Consultants Inc., an engineering services corporation hired to independently review the project, and two construction contractors, Quality Asphalt Pavement and MKB Constructors.The case is scheduled for trial in October 2015.
Crashing through the snow

...well in advance.? Brake carefully and in advance.? Beware of icy spots, which can be 10 times more slippery than dry pavement at 30 degrees Fahrenheit. Watch out for black ice at intersections, underpasses, shady spots and bridges.? When driving...
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...


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