John Howard SR

...provide for his loved ones in the late '70s he captained seine boats and tenders at Chatham cannery. He worked the pipeline as a welder. He helped with the First & Second Phase construction for T & H Housing in Angoon. He worked with the construction of the...
Empire Editorial: Bars in our wake

...ferry as the social equalizer, where Alaskans of all kinds mixed with the drinks.The ferry bar is a place where the pipeline welder and legislative lawyer talk, where a cheechako can meet and get to know someone born and raised in Angoon. It's where we...
Alaska Ornamental Iron thrives on metal artistry

...metal art plates, but describes his business as a niche between big industrial welding shops and hobbyists with small plasma welders.If his business expands, Flynn said he hopes to expand his two-room workshop. It fulfills their needs now, but painting...
J. California Cooper, prolific writer, dead at 82

...and switched to bus and truck driving after she realized she could make a lot more money, her daughter recalls. She drove welders up to their work site and then panned for gold while waiting for the return trip, Williams said."My mother tried a lot...
ALUMINUM WELDER WANTED Full ti Job in Cordova 99574, Alaska US

...Thank you for your interest in the ALUMINUM WELDER WANTED Full ti. To begin the application...Job Reference Code 10163787 ALUMINUM WELDER WANTED Full ti About the Job ALUMINUM WELDER WANTED Full time year round experienced...
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Discovery show spotlights Kodiak welders

...depicted the company working around the clock to prepare Kodiak's fleet for an upcoming fishing season. An underwater welder repairs a vessel while a giant storm approaches. Other members of the team respond to a cannery that unexpectedly shut down...
Empire Editorial: Gas pipeline should be an American effort, not just Alaskan lived in Alaska in 1977, you probably remember that bumper sticker. Thirty-seven years ago, thousands of Lower 48 welders left Alaska, leaving behind a 800-mile oil pipeline and a state determined to never again let "foreign" workers dominate...
Dry dock lifts Seward economy

...hovered over Resurrection Bay on a mid-August morning as veteran welder John Ryan stood on a steel surface 70 feet up in the air, welding...propulsion system, piping and painting. Ryan, a professional welder for three decades, was busy welding the Z-drive, a type...
Charles Gerald Polk

...Community College in Welding and was a proud member of several welders and pipefitters unions including Local Union 262-United Association...After receiving his certification, he worked several jobs as a welder and pipe fitter.However, Charlie's primary profession...
Shipyard workers consider union

...schedule a vote in August on whether to form a union at the Ketchikan shipyard. About a dozen shipyard employees, mostly welders, approached the union about a year ago, said Jim Strassburg, a union organizer. Since then, interest has grown among the...


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