Kenai redesigns police car interiors

Two members of the Kenai city maintenance department saw something that could be better and made it better. Kenai mechanic Scott Morris and foreman Randy Parrish redesigned the interior of Kenai's police cars to improve the visibility, safety...

Phillip James Higgins

...He always rooted for the underdog in life and in any sporting event he was watching. He was a "Jack of all trades." A mechanic for his family, a carpenter, the greens crew, stock market buff, the financial adviser, the life coach, and anytime his...

Stability, extra grip make fat-tire biking a hit

...You can't just put these tires on a traditional mountain bike because there isn't enough clearance, but the basic mechanics are the same, just enlarged to take that bigger tire."In the early days, fat-tire bikes were homemade contraptions...

Stanley Ford brings on two new certified diesel mechanics

...that Stanley Ford in Kenai now has two new certified diesel mechanic specialists with over 30 years of experience between them...on with the sensors. Now that makes it tougher on the home mechanic to find out what's going on, but it really helps the engines...

Martin H. Monsaas

...1955 on Bainbridge Island, Washington. He moved to Anchorage in 1981 and later to Kasilof. He worked as a heavy machinery mechanic for the City of Soldotna for the past 10 years."Family, friends and fun were important in his life. Marty enjoyed fishing...

Many artists have drawn inspiration, drive from nature

...their art," said Derek Fell, author of the new "Monet's Palate Cookbook" (Gibbs-Smith).Some dug deep into the mechanics of gardening. Shaw, for example, was a vegetarian who grew vegetables, tended an orchard and raised bees at his rural...

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Public Safety discusses budget proposal for next year

...Other investigators would assume those duties.The budget proposal for next year would add several civilian jobs, such as mechanics, within the Alaska Wildlife Troopers as part of an effort to restructure its aircraft section following a 2013 fatal crash...

Antarctica: Mystery continent holds key to mankinds future

...the summer and 1,000 stay in the more forbidding winter. There are also about 1,000 non-scientists - chefs, divers, mechanics, janitors and the priest of the world's southernmost Eastern Orthodox Church on top of a rocky hill at the Russian Bellinghausen...

Donald B. Johnson

...sophomore class in Redding, California. Don spent three years in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War as an aviation mechanic. After his honorable discharge, he travelled to Aztec, New Mexico in 1955. There he met and married his wife, Georgia...

Joseph Raymond Edward Landry

...flying.After retirement, Ray bought a 41-foot power boat and motored all over Puget Sound and Canada.Ray was a gifted mechanic and was famous for his knowledge of motors and anything else mechanical. If you needed it fixed, he would gladly do it...



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