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Earthquake simulator shakes Alaskan complacency

...provisions to last four or five days. Include essentials like non-perishable food items and water, but also toys, rubber gloves, extra clothes, knives, baby wipes and duct tape.Then things started moving.At a 5.0-magnitude, the fake...
State investigators unravel mysteries of old bones the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Irish said the smell was so potent it made his eyes water and he had to use rubber gloves to make his examination. Irish determined the skull was from a Native man who died more than 50 years ago. The anthropologist...
Alaska sled dogs get summer taste treat: fish heads

...who has competed in both the Iditarod and Yukon Quest sled dog races. Dudded-up in waterproof bibbed overalls, rubber gloves and a sweatshirt with blood and slime up to his elbows, Little doesn't look out of place in the slime line at the...
Juneau Empire Story Archive Southeast Alaska are outside with the same sense of bravado. Raingear, rubber boots, warm hats and insulated rubber gloves make us as invulnerable as astronauts. Opera turned up louder than the wind, thermoses of steaming tea, and our...
FBI agents search offices of at least seven lawmakers

...Donald Olson, D-Nome; and Rep. Pete Kott, R-Eagle River were also part of the raid. An agent wearing blue rubber gloves was seen rifling through documents in Stevens' Anchorage office. The blinds were mostly drawn and doors shut in most...
State plans to combat avian flu

...Fish and Game instructions for hunters include: Do not handle or butcher animals that are sick or found dead. Wear rubber gloves and do not eat, drink or smoke while cleaning game. Wash hands with soap and water, or alcohol wipes, immediately...
UA museum exhibit marks centennial of first successful Mt. McKinley summit

FAIRBANKS - Pulling on a pair of purple, sterilized, rubber gloves, Angela Linn delicately picked up a small, wallet-sized notebook and opened it to reveal neat handwriting filling the tiny...
Students drum up interest in history

...Folletti. They pulled a deer hide that was being soaked in lye from a plastic container and set in the snow. With big rubber gloves on they began to try and pluck the fur from the hide."The more stinky it is, the easier it comes off," Cross said...
Downtown's `Good old Days' weren't so good

...enough fond stories and memories of a lifetime spent in a unique and extraordinary town. And I don't have to put on rubber gloves to clean up after them. The dark days of dilapidated buildings and crumbling sidewalks have been replaced with a Juneau...
Close encounters with high voltage wires. Workers use rubber mats to cover live wires, and fiberglass tubes that can be slipped over lines. Thick rubber gloves covered by heavy leather outer gloves allow a lineman to safely pick up a live wire carrying 5,000 volts. There...


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