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Sculpture reflects purpose of new state crime lab

...on how you look at it," Akan said."Fragmenta" is made of laminated safety glass squares mounted on a stainless steel frame sitting on a white concrete base. The tiles are arranged in a giant swirl in the shape of a curled wood shaving. As...
Restored bell tower now adorns St. Nicholas Church workers made a new tower stand for the tower, but this time they attached it to the roof. It's a stainless steel frame, but is painted white to match the church's decor."When they took it out it was just rotted, especially where...
Photo: Images from the past: Steel skeleton

The Juneau Federal Building's steel frame is shown under construction in the early 1960s. This view was taken from the corner of West Seventh and F streets. The building...
New school on schedule but over budget

...steel going up," she said. "It's been a tough winter, but construction is proceeding." The erection of the steel frame should continue to take shape through August, Wilkins said. "It's extremely satisfying to see the progress made...
Alaska towns deal with cruel grip of winter

...Bank branch, workers arrived Monday to find an interior wall had buckled.Bank spokeswoman Cheri Gillian said the steel-frame building is considered structurally sound, but the bank will remain closed - possibly operating out of a nearby church...
Library sign a lesson in environmental art

...on Mother Nature," Hughes said. To create the sign, Hughes placed layer after layer of beach materials over the steel frame and sculpted mountains resembling Kachemak Bay. He included a quartet of sandhill cranes flying in the foreground...
High tunnels proving a successful way to extend growing season in Homer by weeks

...growers. "Some of them know more about this than I do. Some of them are teaching me."Manufacturers have to use steel frames and 6-mil thick polyethylene plastic and warranty the building for 5 years. With no Alaska manufacturers yet approved...
USDA will continue subsidy program in Kodiak area for constructing high tunnel greenhouses

...plastic frames often made of PVC pipe. They're lower and more likely to be found in home gardens.High tunnels use steel frames to hold a plastic sheet that warms soil and air. They must be 6 feet high to qualify for the subsidy program, according...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down a report this week, the Soboleff Center is nearly a year away from being complete and currently has most of its steel frame skeleton constructed. The SLAM building, a bit farther along, changes almost daily and is nearly completely closed...
Briefly in the budget for a more attractive building. The building will have corrugated metal siding and roofing on a steel frame. "I'm for an ice rink, but I would hate to see a big, giant tin building in the park," said commissioner Maria...


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