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Voices of Alaska: Why I'm restoring Alaska Hire requirements

...requirements. These are good construction jobs and I'm proud Alaskans will be doing the work.My mother worked on the Alcan Highway construction project. I paid for my education by working as a carpenter, teamster and laborer on the Trans-Alaska...
Richard L. Dickinson Alaska. He was a longtime resident of Alaska, arriving in 1967 after realizing a lifelong dream of driving the Alcan Highway. While in Alaska, he resided in Anchorage, the Eagle River area, Soldotna, and the Matsu Valley. Richard was...
Mr. Jeffrey Scott Paneitz

...and Beverly Paneitz in Fairbury, Nebraska.Jeff believed the most important thing in life was family. He drove the AlCan highway to Alaska alongside his brother and family in 1980, first settling in Anchorage and then in Soldotna. He was never...
Kenneth Cole Grimes raise them in Alaska." A month after their first son was born, he moved there in February 1967 by driving the Alcan highway in an old Hillman Minx convertible. His 35 years in Alaska were filled with many adventures with family and friends...
Paul Frederic Eskelin, hunting and the outdoors in his children. He also enjoyed traveling to visit family and friends, driving the Alcan Highway many times.All those who knew Paul will remember him as a caring, thoughtful, and kind person with a gentle nature...
Soldotna Community News

...while she worked at the LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City as a nurse?s aid with newborns. In March 1958 they drove the Alcan Highway. ?Dirt roads, lots of chuckholes, and lots of mud,? she said. They would get out and wipe the mud off the...
Homer couple celebrates 60th anniversary

...moved their girls, Sandy Miller and Cris Beachy to Anchorage in April 1956 towing a house trailer over the primitive Alcan Highway.Betty's parents, Bill and Verna Clendenen, Betty's sister Shirley and her husband, Willie Chernoff were already...
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CPH Radiation Oncology Center breaks ground?

...commented Dr. Halligan. It was joked that the road to the ground breaking ceremony was about as rough as the Alcan Highway circa 1949 and Borough Mayor Mike Navarre commented, "I feel very good about what is happening today. I think all...
Redoubt Elementary community marks school's 25th anniversary

...yearlong substitute position this fall, recalled watching the "new" school be built. "The year before, I came up the Alcan Highway and worked at Soldotna Middle School, watching (Redoubt) be built," said the teacher, one of several past staff...

...packed up our belongings in an F-600 truck with a van body on it, and bought an old motor home and headed towards the Alcan Highway with our 5 children and a friend by the name of Jim Ries who drove our truck. The day before we left our farm home...


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