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AMS elects Sepel to board

...AMS, of Sepel & Son Marine Surveying, Inc. has been elected to the board of directors of the Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors for the 10th year running. He has been elected to the role of Vice President of Membership. Sepel also served as president...
Off the Beaten Path: A con like Alaska had never seen, reflections on Soapy Smith

...legends, Smith was the king con of Skagway who controlled a legion of con men and hoodlums. Reid was a past Indian fighter and surveyor who faced Smith at the encouragement of the town council after Smith's men fleeced a prospector returning from the Klondike...
JAMHI recognized for excellence

...organization and demonstrates JAMHI's commitment to excellence," said Pam Watts, executive director, in a news release.CARF surveyors said that interviews with JAMHI clients and stakeholders made it clear that there was "a great deal of satisfaction with...
New Anchorage surveys to look at commuting habits

...the Mat-Su Borough is included.Surveyors are hoping for a 3 percent return...Lyon said.For bus commuters, surveyors will be asking questions, often the bus is used. The surveyors will be on buses and carry tablets...
Alaska Science Forum: Two tales of dynamic Alaska tundra

...time on gravel runways in small villages," she said. Village airstrips are often on some of the highest ground. There, surveyors sunk benchmarks - brass discs atop rods driven into the earth or exposed bedrock. She resurveyed these points with GPS as...
Larry John Traeger

...1962. He then worked as a Private Investigator, Insurance Adjuster and Marine Surveyor. In 1974 he became self-employed as Traeger Adjusters and Marine Surveyors. In 1984, Larry established Alaska Pellet Heating which is known today as Alaska...
City's citizens save the trees

...said. "This is about deception."He said residents didn't know the city intended to remove the trees until he asked a surveyor outside his home. At the first neighborhood meeting with the city about the Jackson Road construction project in December...

...Bob" Parker died Jan. 19, 2012. He was 98.Parker graduated from El Centro High School in 1931 and became a licensedland surveyor. After working for 50 years he retired in Escondido, Calif.and in 2000 he moved to Juneau to be with family.He was preceded...
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Foresters find historic canoe on Prince of Wales Island

...complete Haida canoe from the forest floor, and are estimating its age at more than 100 years old.A Sealaska Timber Corp. surveyor working in the area during the winter discovered the canoe. Later, when snow melted, it was confirmed to be an ancient canoe...
Empire Editorial: Gas pipeline should be an American effort, not just Alaskan

...trans-Alaska gas pipeline, we should keep the Legislature's recent decision in mind. The state will need hundreds of surveyors and engineers and thousands of construction workers to turn a paper pipeline into one built of steel and concrete. The Legislature...


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