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Three tugs being built for Arctic work

...refueling, Tillman said. The tugs will also have heated...buildup.The new Arctic tug will work with newer shallow-draft...looking at building new tugs as ocean-class tugs at least five years ago...and determined that a tug that could operate in...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-08/three-tugs-being-built-arctic-work
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Pure Sole: Run your mountain Juneau

...Chinese - everyone was happy to be in the territory.There were straight dashes, three-legged dashes, marksmanship contests, tugs-of-war, rock drilling competitions, canoe races, the fire department hose-cart race, pie-eating contests and a baseball...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-03/run-your-mountain-juneau
Sports
Tugs help prevent collision

ANCHORAGE -- Tug boats stopped an oil tanker on a collision...was the first such "save" since escort tugs were deployed following the 1989 Exxon spill...tanker was being escorted by two tugs. One tug was tethered to the stern of the Chevron...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072201/sta_Tugboats.shtml
News
Second Shell Oil drilling rig on its way to Alaska

...explore for oil in the Arctic Ocean.KIRO-TV reported the 572-foot drill ship was escorted from the harbor in Everett by two tug boats and two Coast Guard vessels.The U.S. Coast says it temporarily detained five protesters in kayaks who tried to stop...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-30/second-shell-oil-drilling-rig-its-way-a
State
Fourth of July Happenings

...m., 4th Ave at State and Main Sts. Tug-of-war, 1:30 p.m., Broadway...2 p.m., Mt. Dewey Climb and canoe tug-o-war.Canoe racing, 4 p.m...at 3 p.m. (adult Big Wheel races and tug-o-war), and egg toss at 4 p.m...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-01/fourth-july-happenings
Art
Shell heads for Alaska while awaiting final drilling permits

...for Chukchi leases in 2008.Transocean's Polar Pioneer, a semi-submersible drilling unit, is on its way north behind two tug boats to a final staging port, Dutch Harbor, in the Aleutian Islands, Shell spokesman Curtis Smith said.Crews are fastening...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-28/shell-heads-alaska-while-awaiting-final
State
Federal agency dings Shell for oil rig mishap in Arctic

...Aiviq's four engines.Five days of attempting to corral the Kulluk with the repaired Aiviq, a Coast Guard cutter and hired tugs proved unsuccessful. The drill rig ran aground Dec. 31, 2012, off Sitkalidak Island near Kodiak.No single error led to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-29/federal-agency-dings-shell-oil-rig-mish
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Schedule of Events

...Pole BuckMen's Horizontal ChoppingWomen's Horizontal ChoppingWomen's Log RollingMen's Log RollingMiners vs. Loggers Tug of WarAward CeremonyChildren's Event: Choker Setter Race, Noon to 1 p.m.Teens' Event: Chocker Setter Race, 1 p.m...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-17/schedule-events
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Rig manager testifies in Shell barge grounding

...investigation panel Wednesday, two tugs would have been advisable for...Islands to Seattle."Multiple tugs would have kept us from having...Coast Guard cutter and relief tugs reached the scene and tried to...vessels were under tow to the tug Guardsman, the anchorage was...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-23/rig-manager-testifies-shell-barge-groun
State
Inmates hope for success outside after time inside

Tom Booth hears the basketball bounce - like heartbeat or an ancestral drum. He tugs at his uniform while sitting court side Saturday under a chipped white backboard with a broken rim attached. Eighty-four feet...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030711/loc_795779656.shtml
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