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West Glacier Trail improvements slate safety as a priority virtually impossible.The main reason for the delay was tied to the need for specialty materials, such as a steel cable now being used for the construction of a set of sturdy handrails."Procurement was hard," he said. "The heavy...
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...
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'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...
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...
Board of Game must protect Alaska's interests

...Outdoor Council and the Sportsmen for Fish and Wildlife. What could be easier than to shoot a bear held in place by a steel cable? Maybe Mr. Rossi would enjoy such a hunt given his apparent ethics. Maybe his trophy-hunting friends would find...
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...
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...
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...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Frontiers News: Snow job: Park has the most 1/25/98

...around Crater Lake. Crews cannot see the road under all the snow, and have to use a radio locator device to locate a steel cable buried under the roadbed. The cats peel back layer after layer of snow until they get down to about three feet, when...


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