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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...
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...
Community offers thanks, dinner

...Last year, they served about 150 people in the restaurant, she said. "There's a lot of people out there - oil field workers - that have come to the community that don't have anywhere to go. They just came up for work, I've heard from...
Mr. William Reese Thomas

...moved to Alaska in 1957. After moving to Kenai he worked for the Kenai Power Company and most recently worked as an oil field worker for Chevron Oil until he retired. Bill was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints in Soldotna...
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...
Snow clearing efforts appreciated

...go. I'm also thankful for the skills of the mechanics who maintain all that equipment. I'm thankful to the oil field workers, explorers, pipe line workers and all the folks who refine the oil into products that keep my truck, and all the...
Some hanging on for long haul

...Petroleum Training Service (MAPTS), based in Soldotna and Peak help operate the Sakhalin Alaska College for training oil field workers. The Russians now working on offshore drilling studied at the facility and spent time training in Kenai and Soldotna...


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