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Congressional action needed on Sterling Highway

...Join me in writing our Federal delegation. Here is my letter. Senator, The US Forest Service and The Federal Highway Department is morally responsible for the death of a 15-year-old child in Cooper Landing Thursday. The Cooper Landing...
Eagle River man rocks out maintaining landmark

...been a great landmark." According to a May 2010 Star article, the rock received its first yellow coat after a highway department employee painted it for Dawn Hahn, a schoolgirl who chipped away at the quartz-bearing rock in search of gold...
Road building and mining two different things

...Y' on the Sterling Highway. He said when the Highway Department rebuilt the road, they mined through a salmon stream...Tern Lake, the U.S. Forest Service (not the "highway department") restored a salmon stream that was impacted...
Avalanches briefly close Seward Highway; weather warnings issued

Two small avalanches have caused short-term blockage of one lane of traffic on the Seward Highway. Department of Transportation spokeswoman Meadow Bailey says in an email to The Associated Press that the slides blocked the lane of traffic...
In retirement, still trucking

...critical Trans-Alaska pipeline, owes a lot to Campbell. He oversaw the project as commissioner of the state's Highways Department from 1971 to 1974. Though he wasn't on the ground laying pavement and living in camps along the road, he reviewed...
Peninsula Reflections

...demolition, working as a surveyor with the Oregon State Highway Department, met me, Pauline Spaulding. I was a bank teller...Gordon applied for a position with the Alaska State Highway Department and was accepted as a project engineer. We, along...
Peninsula Reflections

...the casserole for the after-church potluck and gave it a go. I made it through, much to the admiration of the highway department. Submitted by Kari Mohn (Marilyn Hanson) with the Kenai Historical Society.
Uniquely named farm takes pride in natural methods

...who use the revenue from pumpkin sales to supplement their full-time income: Steve works with the DeKalb County Highway Department full-time, and Marcia holds down two part-time jobs as a teaching aide and as director of the DeKalb County...
DOT project draws concern

I am very concerned about the highway department's construction activity at Bridge Access Road...access to the south beach of the Kenai River. If the highway department had waited two weeks they could have avoided inconveniencing...
Alaska Rep. Don Young unhappy with how bill was handled

...criticizing a spending bill approved last week. Young says the bill will take millions of dollars away from state highway departments to fund pet projects of a few individual lawmakers. ''In an unprecedented move, the Transportation Appropriations...


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