Death Notice: Michael B. Demars

Michael B. Demars passed away Nov. 2. He was 62. A retired union plumber and former Juneau resident, Michael was preceded in death by his daughter, Shawna DeMars-Lampman; mother, Ferne DeMars...
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Hands-on help for STEM education

...available locally."They're good jobs," Degener said. "And they take some knowledge. There's something to being a plumber."Degener's STEM class is offered multiple periods and both semesters, but it will be offered only every other year...
Thank you from Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 70

...Systems, Coeur Alaska-Kensington Mine, Hecla Greens Creek Mining Company, IBEW Local 1547, Laborers Union Local 942 (Plumber & Pipefitter Local 262?), Safeway, Tlingit & Haida Vocational Training & Resource Center, and the following individuals...
UAS closing facilities, cutting jobs

...said: the assistant to the vice chancellor for academic affairs and the bookstore manager.The other two positions were a plumber and a janitor who worked primarily at the Bill Ray Center. UAS sold the center last fall to Anchorage-based First National...
Contractor says smoking ban being violated

A plumber working at the Thunder Mountain High School construction site recently reported to the city that workers were smoking inside and...
A free pass for the indispensable man

...Wurzelbacher became famous because he got Barack Obama to confess that he likes to spread the wealth around. Better known as Joe the Plumber, the Toledo, Ohio, laborer became the target of bottomless venom and scorn because he seemed like an obstacle to Obama's...
Police & Fire for Wednesday, May 21, 2014

...Advised en route that the activation was caused by a struck sprinkler head. No fire found. Building owner advised to call a plumber to fix the sprinkler, and to set up fire watch until sprinkler is back in order.? At 2:35 p.m. Monday, advanced life...
Plumbers: Frost causing dislodged pipes

...reset the pipe themselves using a rubber mallet. But if dirt and gravel has gotten inside the pipe, he recommends calling a plumber. If it's not fixed, the pipe will clog and water will back up into the house, he said."Ignoring it is not the answer...
CBJ: Prevent frozen pipes

...properly insulated.? Ensuring heat tapes are plugged in and functioning properly.? Hoses are disconnected and hose bibs are turned off.Individuals experiencing frozen pipes are being asked to contact a plumber or contractor.
Kenai prison program is for inmates and dogs

...remainder of his incarceration, he said.The most important skill Merrow learned through the dog program is patience. Merrow, a plumber by trade, has three children. The dogs are helping him cope with his approaching release on Jan. 27."Learning patience...


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