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Carver finds niche with handmade fish decoys

...decoy lost its band-saw edges while old-time country played on the radio.A self-taught carver and retired heavy equipment operator, Bertram, 62, has never figured how long it takes to finish a decoy.A half-dozen rest on a workbench among...
James Michael Hendryx

...Ellen Keys Hendryx and George Hendryx. He served in the U.S. Army in Viet Nam in the early 1970s. He was a heavy equipment operator and enjoyed going out to rural Alaska to work on airfields, and building water and sewer systems throughout...
Kyle Wesley Klepinger

...husband, son, brother, and friend. He had a kind heart and beautiful smile. He took great pride in being a heavy equipment operator and worked all over the state of Alaska. His interests included fishing, hunting, camping, riding snowmachines...
Pioneer Potluck: About living on a homestead in Alaska

...His Mom did not get much sleep! Now he is 28 yeas old and has built his own home. He is a truck driver and heavy equipment operator. Can you tell how proud this old grandma is! You had a wonderful Happy Birthday Arleigh!
Last day to register to vote is Sept. 1.

...Commission before seeking an assembly seat. He is finishing his first term with this election. The fisherman and heavy equipment operator cited the philosophy of former borough mayor Don Gilman in his candidate statement. He listed no plans and no...
With lack of sale, CH2M Hill Kenai unit to close

...Several employees at the afternoon meeting said they were hoping to stay on with the company. Michael Thornton, a heavy equipment operator, said he had been with the company for three years and had four applications in for other positions within the...
All roads -- and runways -- lead to home for new airport manager

...there for four years before moving into Fairbanks to return to college. While in Fairbanks, she took a job as a heavy equipment operator at the airport. "I took a downgrade in pay to move into the city," she said. She ran snowplows and front-end...
'There's always hope': Snowmachine trip ends with harrowing rescue

...Star. Joerg and Hansen, both 54, have known each other since 1983. Both live in Eagle River. Joerg is a heavy equipment operator, Hansen is a pipe fitter welder for Enstar. Joerg is a daredevil, Hansen more cautious, their wives say...
Foster Avenue is family affair

...Steve still lives on a part of the old homestead, as do two of his three brothers, including Jeff, a retired heavy equipment operator. Steve said he finds it interesting that Foster Avenue has sort of become a de facto family project. "We've...
Retirement hasn't slowed down AFN Elder of the Year

...settled 30 miles from the original site, and Frank helped high schoolers design the new town. He also was a heavy equipment operator and helped run electric lines to villages over much of Alaska. Other endeavors included operating a general...


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