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...
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...
Death Notice: Charles "Chuck" HansenMichael 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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Team Depot reaches out to local veteran

...However long it takes," Harvey said. Volunteers do what they can on their days off. Many Home Depot employees are former plumbers, carpenters and electricians, many with more than 20 years building experience.Some, like Sara Velasquez, had only been...
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...
Hands-on help for STEM education

...of Juneau staff. Later in the semester they'll learn from plumbers, miners, electricians and more.Degener said the trades...And they take some knowledge. There's something to being a plumber."Degener's STEM class is offered multiple periods and...
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...
Enstar workers go on strike

...Enstar's Anchorage, Kenai Peninsula and Matanuska-Susitna area branches, according to a release from the United Association of Plumbers and Steamfitters Union Local 367 that represents the Enstar employees. The union and the natural gas utility have not been...
Thank you from SAIL

...Coffee Company, IBEW Local 1547, Goldbelt Mount Roberts Tramway, Nugget Alaskan Outfitter, Pavitt Health and Fitness, Plumbers and Pipefitters Local Union 262, Safeway, Sheinberg Associates, Specs in the City, The Alaska Club, Wings Airways, McDonalds...
Thank you from NAMI Juneau, 'Comedy for a Cause'

...Fishery; Valley Paint Center; Allan and Ina Gartenberg; Bookkeeping Plus; Jamieson McClean Counseling Services; LJ Alarm; Plumbers and Pipefitters Local Union 262; and Shattuck and Grummett Insurance.How about those who donated to the silent auction...


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