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Homer voters to vote on repealing bag ban

...bags are so thin, they catch in the wind easily and float away.But Arnold said since the Homer Landfill is now a transfer site, this should not be as much of a problem since the trash is taken to the landfill in Soldotna."Great," Burgess...
Pets left in freezing temps troubling Alaska trend

...of animal abandonment at Alaska transfer sites, sometimes in frigid winter temperatures...animals at one of the North Pole transfer sites.The animals, a mixture of males...animals have been found largely at transfer sites. Many are tied or boxed up near...
The abridged Overstreet: Part 1

...transportation - to get coast to coast in 48 hours by plane and by train - and it turns out our little town was an important transfer site."Due to its strategic location, Waynoka was for a few years home to the second largest airport in the U.S...
Forest Service OKs Cholmondeley sale

...nearly a decade in the making. The sale will entail the construction of about 21 miles of new road and two new log transfer sites. Now that the appeals process is over, the next step would be for the Forest Service to offer the sale to bidders...
Former postal worker indicted on perjury charge

...General found 87 pieces of first class mail and one piece of certified mail in a trash receptacle at the North Pole transfer site on July 13. Owen faces up to 10 years in prison for the perjury charge and up to one year for the misapplication of...
Regional News
Fairbanks to launch pilot recycling program

...The program would put bins at three transfer sites and the city landfill in January...Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported. A transfer site is the trash drop-off locations would expand the program to other transfer sites.
Strykers create new camp from scratch

...materiel. Shropshire said he recovered many items - such as tables, desks and chairs - from the trash and a sort of transfer site for units on base in Baghdad. The battalion eventually scrounged up more than 300 support vehicles, most of them...
Northwest Digest

...public trash bins. Rex has introduced a proposal that would prohibit the removal of items from garbage bins at 15 transfer sites - delivery points for household garbage that have grown popular with scavengers. The proposed ban would exempt recycling...
EPA allows Alaska log transfer sites to operate

...although it will take more public comment on new rules that govern the areas. Some people are concerned that log transfer sites harm marine life, but timber companies say the new rules for government permits protect the environment. The 9th...
Fairbanks postal contractor accused of hiding undelivered mail in a storage locker

...postal worker failing to deliver mail. North Pole postal worker Geoff Owen is accused of taking 88 pieces of mail to a transfer site. He also is charged with perjury. That case is scheduled to go to trial in January.


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