Tire expert testifies in Kodiak murder trial

...enter tires perpendicular to the tread, he said."It's very unusual, especially for a nail of this size," he said.Rubber around a nail will begin to show wear. This one did not, he said."The material was tightly adhered to the shank of the...
These boots were made for walking, and everything else besides pair of shoes here - rain boots. Call them breakup boots, Juneau tennis shoes or Xtra Tuf brand - you gotta have your rubber boots if you live in Juneau.I bought my first pair of Xtra Tufs toward the end of my first year in Juneau. I don't know...
Plumbers: Frost causing dislodged pipes

...huge hassle and some money," Schultz said. Homeowners can even dig down two to six feet to 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...
For natural dyes, look to the yard or kitchen

...least 15 minutes. Wet fabric absorbs dye much better than dry fabric does. For tie-dyed fabrics, just fold and then wrap rubber bands around the still-dry fabric first.Strain the onionskins from the big dye pot and discard them, then bring the pigmented...
Hoonah women top Kake at last second the championship to the Firewomen."Kake is a good team," Duvall said. "We have played them before and this was the rubber match of our third game."The second half of play remained tight.Hoonah opened the final 20 minutes on a 6-0 run with...
Who are our heroes? the Juneau-Douglas H.S. gym in 1961. The gym floor was replaced in 1986 and again in 2004. Each new screech of shoe rubber however brings back a ghost that cries out, "Sink that shot" or "Play defense" or "C'mon Ref" or "Sit down."Sports...
'Fat bike' enterprises gain traction in Anchorage

ANCHORAGE - You see them on the city's trail network: chunky black rubber tires powered by thunder-cracking thighs. Fat bikes are almost as ubiquitous as cross-country skis on some Anchorage trails...
The art of Mardi Gras mask-making in some way so it will dry and harden in the shape you want - rubber bands and binder clips can be helpful for fastening.You can bend or curve the leather by wrapping a rubber band around it so it keeps the preferred shape.Stretching the...
Protests continue in Venezuela

...gas bombs and rocks and blocked streets with flaming barricades of trash. Troops and police have responded with tear gas, rubber bullets and blasts from water cannons - as well as raids by gun-firing men on motorcycle.Jose Leon, a 20-year-old business...
Juneau Empire Online Sports: Gordon races into the record books 8/17/98

...chance. He ordered the car tightened up and two right-side tires put on. ``We made some adjustments and pulled some spring rubbers out,'' Evernham said. ``Really, that was our only shot. We were sixth. Ten cars were on the lead lap. ``Sixth...


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