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Three tugs being built for Arctic work

...flat bottom and smaller propellers and rudders, enabling it to work in shallow water at most of the potential Arctic work sites.The tug has been used throughout Alaska waters, including at Point Thomson on the North Slope. Most of the places...
Enstar workers go on strike

...didn't happen, he said.Emergency operations crews were instructed by union leadership to remain on the job Monday until work sites and equipment could be secured.? Elwood Brehmer is a reporter for the Alaska Journal of Commerce. He can be reached...
J. California Cooper, prolific writer, dead at 82

...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 of things when I...
My Turn: Smoking on campus a safety issue

...on its 17-acre campus. Even some fishermen and construction companies are prohibiting smoking on their vessels and work sites.UAS should aspire to promote healthy life choices and success for students by passing and implementing a smoke and tobacco-free...
Learning Connection to host employment program

...employment, investigate careers or possible paid work experiences, teach skills to keep a job and get placed in a variety of work sites in Juneau. For more information about the program or to register, visit or 586-5718. t
Thank you from SERRC! JobX would especially like to thank those employers and agencies that hosted and supported new workers at their work site by training, mentoring and supervising them throughout the time of their internship. This special thanks goes to: Alaska...
West Glacier Trail improvements slate safety as a priority

...later you move into the season, the harder it is to find weather windows," he said.Crews couldn't haul gear to the work site, Grossman said, which is located about two miles from the trailhead at the end of Skaters Cabin Road. Instead, they...
AEL&P is a leader in avalanche mitigation

...said."Coastal Helicopters provided all the normal helicopter support, lifting crews and most of the equipment to the work site each day," Willis said.Active avalanche mitigationAEL&P started contracting avalanche specialists after the large...
New school's site work within budget

...the riverbank for 140 feet with a log wall, Millard said. The site contract also will include placing fill from the work site in a man-made pond near Nancy Street that is fed by Duck Creek. The city will seek grants to reclaim the pond afterward...
Volunteering on vacation

...Harrison-Smith said. "We also cut a few logs and trees that had fallen across the trail." It was an effort just to get to the work site for Harrison-Smith. He definitely didn't mind. "Every morning, we'd get up and take off," he said. "We were...


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