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Truck hits a street sweeper, killing driver

...driver of a pickup truck that rear-ended a street sweeper was killed in the collision on the Glenn Highway...died at the scene. KTUU reported two men in the sweeper had minor injuries. The sweeper was not sweeping at the time and was traveling...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090109/reg_488513748.shtml
The Pacific Northwest Indie Bestseller List

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr2. As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust, by Alan Bradley3. The Girl on the Train, by Paula Hawkins4. The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt5. The Rosie Effect...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-28/pacific-northwest-indie-bestseller-list
Art
The Pacific Northwest Indie Bestseller List

HARDCOVER FICTION1. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr2. As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust by Alan Bradley3. Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel4. Blue Horses by Mary Oliver5. The Slow Regard of Silent...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-22/pacific-northwest-indie-bestseller-list
Art
R2AK: The epic side of everyday people

...builder who started the small boat raids in Washington and BC. Coming up the coast behind BWB was the sweep boat, aka the Grim Sweeper (play background music from "Jaws" here) which would tap them out if it caught them. Online followers clamored for race...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-08/r2ak-update-july-5
Art
Photo: Snow sweeping

Blake Stephens uses a gasoline-powered sweeper Tuesday to clear the rock and fresh snow off the grass at Costco. Blake works for his uncle's business called Stephens Passage.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040710/loc_603055940.shtml
News
From gold rush ghost town to migratory delta

...lighter boats they're also less stable.The Stikine never gets past a Class Two, in terms of rapids; while you will navigate sweepers, shallows, choppy water and rocks, that's about it. But it's also billed as "the fastest free-flowing navigable...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-29/gold-rush-ghost-town-migratory-delta
Outdoors
Aleut Corp. subsidiary settles Adak spill case for $700,000

...an oil-water separator. The fuel overwhelmed the separator and 35,469 gallons eventually flowed into Helmet Creek and Sweeper Cove, a small boat harbor.The company was not using measures laid out in its C-plan, prosecutors said. An overfill alarm...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-07/aleut-corp-subsidiary-settles-adak-spil
State
This winter sport takes stones

...Olympics, but I don't see a lot of broom action in this curling," the 39-year-old said jokingly, referring to the sweepers who clear a path for the stone as it slides on the ice. The sweeping reduces friction under the stone and decreases the amount...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-07/winter-sport-takes-stones
Local
A September Yukon float

...other rapids I've paddled were in West Virginia, on a raft - there wasn't any real danger; mostly we just had to avoid sweepers (logs stuck in the water) and rocks, paddle hard enough to take small waves head on, and enjoy the ride, although at high...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-10-11/september-yukon-float
Outdoors
Gulkana River kayak trip first for writer

...leaving behind hundreds of spawned out sockeye salmon, the river current picked up and started throwing lots of rocks and sweepers our way, a great preview for the main whitewater we would face the next day.We reached the portage around the Gulkana Canyon...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-16/gulkana-river-kayak-trip-first-writer
State

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