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Off the Beaten Path: Watch out, Iliamna Lake Monster, here I come

...One party set long-line gear in 300 feet of water without hooking anything. Another supposedly tried fishing with steel cables attached to their floatplane. The story goes that the monster struck, the fisherman got knocked off the float, and...
Ski Law time for Eaglecrest employees to groom trails?Did you also know that heavy equipment is involved?Machinery!Steel cables!I didn't know!Now, I have had a ski pass the past three seasons.I learned to ski the season before that and...
Recreational trapping: A fatal, cruel and unnecessary kind of 'fun'

...purpose. You don't have to kill to learn how to track wildlife. Certainly, you don't have to strangle it with a steel cable to see it. But the ATA would have us believe there is a real value to recreational trapping and their ads bespeak all...
The Fourth in Juneau

...sculptors Dan Elstad and Garrith McLean baffled the Juneau crowd with a bicycle-towed assemblage of spruce poles and steel cable called "Tensegrity" - short for "Tension and Integrity." They've worked in stone, sculpture and kinetic art...
Homer man dies in logging camp accident

...logging camp on Afognak Island. Alaska State Troopers say Daniel. T. Messer was killed while working on a coil of steel cable. Troopers say he was discovered pinned between the coil and its shipping container. Troopers took a report on the...
Regional News
Alaska Digest being used to build a Lowe's home improvement store. At the top of the boom, Hughes slid down about 25 feet of steel cable to an 1,800-pound steel hook, where he was stranded nearly 100 feet in the air. Trial begins in death of Palmer...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...ability to generate 100 m.p.h. fastballs and curves that make fools of stars. God did not give you ligaments like steel cables. You're a race car with string suspension. You will keep breaking down until you develop what Ryan calls ``functional...
Blowin' in the Taku Winds

...chimes" are 100-pound spruce logs suspended from a steel cable strung between two of the old pilings on the beach...After searching all around town in vain for the right steel cable, Ryan ran into a man he knows only as "Dave the knife...
'Joyful Rain' installed at Harborview

...panels created in the shape of falling raindrops. Each drop is encased in a metal frame, and suspended from a stainless steel cable. Images in the raindrop are rendered upside down to mimic the experience of actually viewing the world through a drop...
Panel collects details of Shell drill ship towing procedures

...oversaw."There wasn't much an escort vessel could do," he said.Panel members questioned Dial on capacity of the steel cable that makes up the tow line plus the "jewelry" - the buckles and shackles holding it in place, and the forces that...


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