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...make that?'"Beyond Thompson's curiosity, the business benefited from a bit of providence, too. There's not much equipment being made for small-batch chocolate-making, so those who want to do it have to get creative.In their down...
Things to know before you go fishing

...necessary equipment being provided by your hosts, many local stores offer fishing equipment. You can rent or purchase most equipment, from tackle to hip waders to children's fishing poles. Some popular shopping locations for gear include Three...
First oil spill response drill planned near Nome

...that we need more, and we'll be able to say that - we'll be able to say this wasn't successful and we need more equipment, or attention, or a better way to do it."John Kotula with the conservation department said participants will...
Supply personnel keep firefighters fit to fight Funny River wildfire

...Tanner, who typically works at a fire supply warehouse in Fairbanks, said it's difficult to keep track of how much equipment flows through the warehouse -even in the short time that the Funny River wildfire has been burning. "Past 100 pallets...
Kenai moms band together for new park plan

...playground upgrades."We are concentrating on Municipal Park to make that a park everyone wants to go to and has more equipment than any of our others neighborhood parks," she said. "I would like to see us do what other communities in Nikiski...
Nikiski fire department purchases new vehicles

...truck, Baisden said. Replacing the ladder truck also has a positive impact on the community's insurance rating. More equipment translates into lower insurance costs for residents. Generally, fire departments are evaluated every ten years and...
Hilcorp bringing new rigs to Inlet

Hilcorp Energy is bringing more equipment to Cook Inlet to drill for oil and gas. The company is bringing two larger land drill rigs and is having two smaller workover...
Many objectives achieved, challenges remain

...and make investments to protect our troops as they carry out their jobs. For example, right now our troops need more equipment to protect against deadly improvised explosive devices. From my position on the Senate Armed Services Committee...
Time to be fire wise

...emergency vehicles). If a full-scale wildfire occurred, all properties cannot be saved. "There's only so much equipment and personnel," Jenkinson said. However, some new, readily equipped vehicles were obtained for CES stations on...
Shorebirds and things

...Jet or a politician's mistress. Remember there is no better styling on the mud flats than the pros that have so much equipment strapped around their necks it takes a tripod and two close family members to hold them up. Let's change the subject...


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