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Juneau faces $20 million bill for sewage solution

...the sludge, being "rowed back and forth," according to Public Works Director Rorie Watt, over flat land covered in wood chips. Bacteria breed and consume the resulting mixture, generating heat that cleanly sterilizes the compost, even in cold...
Pure Sole: The Christmas Smile

...absent.A few favorite family heritages and the photos she coveted nightly were placed from select hangings.Aromatic wood chips from the forage were scattered about.In the center was my mother's favorite chair, a rocker my father had built...
Master carver urges young artists to do their formline 'homework'

...goal, to bring that to light."Price said as a student of Northwest Coast art, he began as an observer. He cleaned wood chips, made coffee and watched the experts. Eventually, he was able to start doing some painting. He began carving in 1971 at Alaska...
Alaska Science Forum: Late summer arrives in the boreal forest

...sluggish creeks that ooze through this 1,000-plus acres of spruce, birch and Labrador tea. On days of heavy rain, wood chips carted in to enhance trails have floated in unison, a regatta sailing on. In addition to requiring more labor from the...
A short trip back in time

...of being a homemaker decades ago. She said it was challenging heating the large metal cooking stove with nothing but wood chips, and making ice cream was only possible during the winter season because natural refrigeration was the only way to keep...
Six new biomass projects projected for the state

...Biomass boilers can be built to heat individual buildings or groups of buildings. They can be stoked with cord wood, wood chips or wood pellets, and have increased in popularity as heating oil has gone up in price.In 2010, the Sealaska Corporation...
Gimme a smile: Playing with fire I taught my kid how to play with fire - what's wrong with this picture? The boys started out with smoldering wood chips, and worked their way up to bona fide bonfires at the end of our driveway (we made them relocate from the middle of...
Caught in the act: Larry and the Chip-munks of Hoonah ship passenger who visits Icy Strait Point this tourist season. The Seniors volunteer their time stuffing these wood chips and for each box of about 800, ISP/Huna Totem Corporation donates $40 to the Hoonah Senior Center to help offset...
2012 Alaska State Fair Farm Family of the Year Announced several Alaska State Fairs. The Martins are currently expanding their operation by experimenting with fish waste, wood chips and other materials in their gardens to improve and produce a high-quality top soil.The Martins' four children were...
Woody biomass generator tested

...per kwh.These gasifiers will use wood chips and wood scrap from the mill as opposed...owns the mill with his wife.Add wood chips and fire up the gasifier "and you've...Icy Strait Lumber will supply the wood chip fuel to the museum.Sealaska procured...


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