Movie stuntman hopes bear spray backpack will save lives

...like pulling the ripcord on a parachute."I had a brainstorm and put my money where my mouth was," he said, paying an engineer to design the first prototype out of aluminum before deciding that was too heavy and going to plastic."I like working with...

KCHS Juniors shadow the real world

...but when thinking about being a doctor or nurse I could never find the right fit for me. Then I found that as a bio-tech engineer you don't always have to work with a patient yet you are contributing to their care and health by what you are doing and...

One-way road to change direction

...from an informal gravel road to a paved city-maintained road in the early 90's, when he worked on the upgrade as a design engineer for the consultant group Mike Tauriainen Engineers of Soldotna. Knackstedt said that old road was too narrow to become bidirectional...

Despite stunning visuals, "Chappie" disappoints

...but it's not like they're going to go on a cross-country tour to find their real mommy or anything. That is, until an engineer named Deon, the actual inventor of the original technology, decides to take things further and create true AI, a machine...

Arts & Entertainment
Lyle Douglas Cole

...Alaska Highway in a 1929 Chevy with a homemade tent trailer. In 1950-51 he worked at Libby's Cannery in Kenai and was engineer on the power scow Beaver, skippered by his uncle, Comer Cole. In 1951 he was drafted into the Army and sent to fight in...

Job training options abound for Kenai Peninsula job seekers

...Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development website, one of Alaska's highest paying jobs is that of a petroleum engineer. On average, they make $13,362 a month. The website not only provides wage information, it provides details about various...

Joseph Raymond Edward Landry

...High School in 1947, where as a senior he was student body president.Ray sailed with Foss Tug, and in 1952, was hired as engineer on a fishing tender for Libby McNeil and Libby, the start of a long career in Alaska. After Wards Cove Packing Company purchased...

Stanley F. Thompson

...Afterwards, he returned to college and graduated from Harvard with an honors degree in Geology. He worked for a time as a Soils Engineer for the Corps of Engineers at Ladd Air Force Base out of Fairbanks where he met Donnis. who later became his wife.He fished...

Soldotna street upgrades earn award

...Lee Frey during a ceremony at the Petroleum Club of Anchorage. "It's exciting to have the honor," said Soldotna city engineer Kyle Kornelis. The improvements to Binkley Street were numerous. The 4,800-foot-long street was completely redone...

Zerbe, Hobbs marry

...groom's daughter Abby was her Maid of Honor.The groom is the son of Hardy and Mary Bess Hobbs of Seguin, Texas. He is a Cost Engineer with Jacobs Engineering Group. The groom's son Taylor was his Best Man.Honored guests at the ceremony included the parents...



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