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Jon Patrick Ployhar

...Jon settled in Sterling with his father in the early 1980s and began his lifetime of work here. Jon was a longtime oil field worker for many years of the top corporation in Alaska. He truly enjoyed being a Roughneck, and was admired by his co-workers...
Grill opens

"The Place" has been an iconic location for oil field workers on the North Rd. for nearly 50 years. A home away from home for those who came from all over the world to build the oil and gas...
Soldotna students receive graduation lectures from faculty

...necessary to succeed in life. Roberts also said that his varied experiences - he has been a heavy equipment operator, oil field worker, truck driver, and carpenter - had prepared him to enjoy life. "If someone told me 36 years ago I'd be a head...
Here's the Thing: Do the best you can

...prosecute the soon-to-be orange collars ... and there was no breakfast buffet. I thought this was America!? From oil field workers to uptight ladies, there was a smorgasbord of Alaskans. Unless they were reading or pretending to read, everyone...
Mark T. Yerkes

...a pilot, a homesteader, an accomplished big game hunter and guide, a horticulturist, a mountain climber, an oil field worker, a commercial fisherman and his most important role - a father. He was the beloved son of William H. and Nancy...
Kenai looks to align e-cigarettes with smoking regulations

...cigarettes a day. But, he hasn't had one since he switched to vaporized nicotine about a year ago. A retired oil field worker Mapes, 57, now owns High Voltage Vapes ?a store in Kenai that sells vaporizers and electronic cigarette products...
Kardinals player on the mend: Dambacher returns home after injuring neck in football game

...test revealed the damage to Isaac's neck, so he was airlifted to Providence. Isaac's father, Steve, is an oil-field worker. He was across Cook Inlet when the accident happened, and beat his son to Anchorage by about 20 minutes. Isaac...
Industry day appreciates founder, too

...and tourism and their contribution to the local economy. Jack Brown, who founded Industry Appreciation Day with oil field worker Aaron Goforth, said he agreed with Goforth's opinion about the oil and gas companies, and wanted to turn it into...
Business booming on the peninsula

Last January, layoffs of 190 British Petroleum oil field workers caused concern over the future of the Kenai Peninsula's economy. With the passage of time, though, such worries proved to...
State talks oil labor

...advertisement for the sleeping pods shown to the committee Tuesday in Fairbanks "It was offering significant discounts for oil field workers," he noted. Giessel said that wasn't the intent of the commissioner when he approved it. She then noted oil...


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