Frozen pipes make plumbers flush

...for those who can fix pipes that froze and burst. But few plumbers are willing to do the thawing. "Yes ma'am, but it's...a thawing unit for outside pipes, at a price. Five other plumbers said they didn't thaw pipes, and Jack's Plumbing and Heating...
Photo: Pipe Sculpture

Wyatt Ojala, a 4th-year apprentice with the Plumbers & Pipefitters Local Union 262, teaches seventh-graders Keanna Gaines, center, Aidan Bowers, and Mia Rose, right, how to...
Legislators tour local union's job training facility

...the legislators visited the Plumbers and Pipefitters to see how...apprentice program requires plumbers and pipefitters to complete...before they can test to become a plumber.Kellen Kraft demonstrated...employers, Austin said.While Plumbers and Pipefitters 262 has been...
Dirt Girl: To hoop, or not to hoop

...hole or you can attach it to a larger pvc pipe anchored in the bed or with hardware to secure it such as a pipe bracket or plumber tape. Larger pvc pipes don't necessarily need another pvc pipe to lay perpendicular to the curved pipes, but it does create...
My Turn: Teachers deserve a living wage

...that while teachers in 1959 were staring up at a financial ceiling above which my classmates - the doctors, the lawyers, the plumbers, the garbage truck drivers - would spend the rest of their comfortable lives. Despite that ceiling, my dream included the...
Lawmakers amend marijuana crimes bill enter a marijuana business if services are needed there. The committee also discussed other underage employees, such as plumbers, who might need to go to a marijuana business for work; Sen. Click Bishop, R-Fairbanks, said he would work on a change...
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The puck drops here hockey was recognized as a varsity sport in 1959 with AHS playing men's teams Fort Richardson, Army National Guard, and a city team (Hohn Plumbers). In 1960 AHS won the first state title over Fairbanks High School.
A hardware store remembered

...Good Hardware is something we should all take a moment to mourn. It was a place where worlds collided. Where contractors, plumbers, electricians and frantic homeowners all came in to seek supplies and advice. It was a place where neighbors gossiped and...
Jim Cameron

...her to cancer 40 years later. Jim founded Cameron Plumbing and Heating in 1974. He served awhile as business agent for the Plumbers Local 262 .Jim was an active member of the Juneau Church of Christ where he served as a deacon, mentored youth, and kept...
Gov. Walker signs eight bills into law

...compensate a victim of property crime for the victim's loss of income as a result of a crime. For instance, if a thief steals a plumber's tools and he is unable to work.? SB 15 reduces the tax on individual life insurance policy premiums exceeding $100...
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