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Toxic algae blooming in warm water from California to Alaska

...toxic algae off the West Coast is denser, more widespread and deeper than scientists feared even weeks ago, according to surveyors aboard a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration research vessel.This coastal ribbon of microscopic algae, up to...
Croatia: Two groups involved in Egypt abduction

...employer before turning him over to the Islamic State group.The French geoscience company that the 30-year-old oil and gas surveyor worked for said it tried in vain to contact his abductors after receiving their emailed demand for cash.The kidnapping and...
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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...
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...
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...
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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