2014 Southeast Alaska Business and Community of the Year Awards

...from across the region. Because ice requires water and affordable electricity, the community also replaced its fresh water system and refurbished its hydroelectric generation plant as part of this process. The City of Pelican Ice Machine project...
Erling August Skaflestad

...spent many years helping to develop the infrastructure of the state of Alaska, putting in airports, docks, roads and water systems. He worked for DOT, BIA, US Public Health Service and the City of Hoonah. Erling and Bonnie had several businesses...
Researcher: Some rivers' salmon at risk

...makes a big difference for Southeast Alaska's fish.As the climate changes, the Tongass' mountainous snow-fed water systems will transition into rain-fed systems. Peak water flow for all of the Tongass' systems will increase in the spring...
Sikuliaq readies for Arctic research

...multiple instruments at once, and seeing how well she fares in different sea conditions. That includes making sure the water system can support lab work and on-deck incubation at once, Oliver said.Northern futureAlthough the Sikuliaq's first...
Capital budget one of last big pieces pending address the sulfolane groundwater contamination at North Pole, including the potential for extending the public water system to affected properties, chief assistant attorney general Steve Mulder said.The reappropriation would be contingent...
Police & Fire for Sunday, June 15, 2014

...sprinkler activation on Glacier Avenue. No fire found. Alarm caused by tripped dry system from water hammer or surge in water system.? At 2:52 p.m. Thursday, CCFR responded to Shell Simmons Drive to standby an aircraft landing that had an overheated...
KSM Pt. 2: A river runs through it, and that's the problem

...especially in the longterm."I have yet to see anything like that in the world - where an actual mine has improved a water system. I just have yet to see it. I don't know if I could buy that just yet," Raymond Paddock, Native Land and Resources...
Parnell: Flint Hills liable for spill

...absolve the company of responsibility in return for Flint Hills' offer to pay for 10 percent of the cost of a piped water system to properties affected by sulfolane contamination.Flint Hills last month announced plans to close the plant and lay...
State | AK legislature
Kotlik residents head home, but water supplies low

...BETHEL - Storm-ravaged Kotlik is running low on water as crews try to reconnect the western Alaska village's damaged water system.A huge surge of water damaged water and sewer lines in the recent storm, and officials estimate the community only...
City gives first public meetings on water rate study

...and wastewater infrastructure, worked on the city's last study 10 years ago. Cities generally reevaluate their water systems every 10 years, said Kirk Duncan, City and Borough of Juneau Public Works Director, who also addressed the group...


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