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Kenai holds its first Strongman competition

...lifters were local, such as Kasilof's Lesley West. Others came from longer distances, such as the group from the Heavy Metal Gym in Anchorage, North Slope worker Roger Smith, of Bloomington, Indiana or Sarah Belle, of Wasilla. The twenty...
It Is What It Is: Banging my head

...metalhead. Sure, there were a few heavy metal songs here and there that I like...jeans, I never really embraced the heavy metal genre.Now, you may ask why I...admit that I didn't really like heavy metal. I can chalk it up to peer pressure...

...of a mirror in a "Wonder Woman" torso made of acrylicized paper.Another participant, Dana Sparling, donned a heavier metal creation she said felt like a "shield between me and the world."Stein explained that she features Wonder Woman...
What others say: Cooperation across boundaries

...bankrupt in 2009, followed by the removal of the wastewater treatment plant that prevented sulfuric acid from leaching heavy metals such as zinc, copper, cadmium and arsenic into the river. The hazardous elements flowed down the Taku River, eventually...
The Bookworm Sez: Hear the music in 'The Orphan Choir'

...and the heaviest. He listens to them every weekend. Over and over, loudly.Which would be nice, except you hate heavy metal. So, aside from buying a boxful of earplugs, what can you do about a noisy neighbor? You could move, of course...
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Big turn out for Electronics Recycling Event

...annually at the Central Peninsula land fill in Soldotna. "Electronic recycling is very important because of all the heavy metals and toxic wastes that are in these products. There are many valuable metals such as copper, gold, and silver in many...
Scientist cite contaminant risk in Arctic subsistence

...moderated by Alaska Lt. Gov. Fran Ulmer. Arctic contaminants include agricultural pesticides from Europe as well as the heavy metals mercury and lead, said Dr. James Berner, director of the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium. ''We in nature...
Recycle old electronics in Homer 500 percent in the next decade. Combine this with the estimate that nearly 40 percent of lead and 70 percent of heavy metals in landfills come from e-waste, and you can see a problem. Gold, lead, and copper can all be reclaimed and re-used...
Amazing, what a humble moss can tell us about life

...establish baseline estimates of heavy metals. We chose to use a species of...deposition of trace elements and heavy metals. Here on the Refuge, we knew...concentrations of 26 trace and heavy metals including some of the worst offenders...
Living the dream: AK Free Fuel powers 'northern rock' sound

...songwriter Nathan Davis as well as his brother Bob Jackson. "I grew up in the 80s when it was hard rock and early heavy metal," said Smith, 39, the drummer. Beach is from Des Moines, Iowa, where saw all sorts of well-known bands perform...


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