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Wanda Jean Brown

...Dodge station wagon with four-year-old Joan, almost three-year-old Milt III, and two-month-old baby David and towing a small trailer headed to Juneau where Milt had a job waiting for him at Skinner's Gun Shop. They drove to Nebraska to visit...
Photo: Car accident

A bystander peeks at the damage left when a car struck a fence in front of a 12th Street home Sunday afternoon, July 19, 2015. Traffic on the street was briefly blocked as the car - which struck the fence with enough force to trigger its airbags - was removed by Capital Towing.
One month on, wreck of tugboat Challenger isn't moving anytime soon

...from using that space for a dock, say, or an undersea fiber-optic cable.John Melino owns Melino's Marine Services, a towing and salvage company based in Juneau. He knows what it will take to remove the Challenger: a lot."It's no small feat...
Panel collects details of Shell drill ship towing procedures

ANCHORAGE - A towing plan for a Royal Dutch Shell PLC drill...from the center, broke away from its towing vessel in 20-foot swells Dec. 27...faced by the Kulluk and its 360-foot towing vessel, the Aiviq.The decision to begin...
Anchorage leaders consider towing crackdown

...reviving an effort to crack down on city towing companies.Assemblymen Dick Traini ordinance that's intended to make towing more "humane" for drivers, The Anchorage...Traini and Honeman want to set limits on towing companies' charges, toughen enforcement...
Emergency towing exercises set for this week ship, tugboat and helicopter will take part in emergency towing system exercises Wednesday and Thursday in Gastineau designed to develop the best procedure for deploying the towing system on a cruise ship in emergencies. For more information...
Grounded towing vessel spills up to 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel near Nome's harbor

NOME - A towing vessel went aground on rocks near Nome's harbor and spilled up to 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel into the ocean, officials said...
Jenner could face manslaughter in crash, police say

...accident reconstructionist, said the additional weight from towing a loaded trailed makes it more difficult to stop a vehicle quickly...too fast for conditions.Vomhof said Jenner's experience towing a loaded trailer may come into play in determining what's...
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For Americans and Canadians, 'Olympics' a break from training

...tender Maple in the Port of Juneau during a drill designed to train the Canadians and Americans to work together in an emergency towing situation.The tug-of-war contest and Friday's more serious event are part of the weeklong Buoy Tender Roundup being...
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Melino's Marine Services: Expecting the Unexpected

...a craft that was wider, stronger, faster and with more horsepower, he said. (Though towing is always slow, if the boat is fast he can start the towing job sooner.)Many times, boat owners insurance covers what he does, Melino said. It's...


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