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James Michael Hendryx

...was a heavy equipment operator and enjoyed going out to rural Alaska to work on airfields, and building water and sewer systems throughout the state. He was a father, grandfather, nephew, cousin and brother, uncle and friends to many.He...
Walker faced with widening deficit scenario

...million with the state contributing $8.75 million.This is a long-running program that is installing water and sewer systems in rural communities still on unsafe "honey buckets" sewage disposal as well as upgrading projects installed years...
Soldotna Pharmacy hosts Drug Take Back Day

...of drugs that are taken from medicine cabinets at their friend's house and also we want to keep drugs out of our sewer systems and keeping our water clean, so there are numerous benefits to this program," he said. Josselyn O'Connor of the...
Fairbanks man opens water business

...I think it's going to work out for everybody,'' Slater said. Many area residents live beyond piped water and sewer systems and others have well water with unpalatable levels of iron or arsenic. Hydro Baby is offering water for 2 cents a...
Carey: Retiring workers, infrastructure issues face city

...growing community. "We'll be evaluating how we're going to take care of upgrading and repairing our water and sewer systems," he said. Carey said his vision for the future also includes expansion at the city's airport. "In a general...
Experts say stored rural water could pose health risks

...local governments have spent hundreds of millions of dollars over the past two decades to bring more modern water and sewer systems to the Bush. Yet in many villages, still rely on water hauled by hand and kept in containers in homes. ''In most...
Kenai talks rate increases

...water and sewer rates and concluded that within a few years, the costs to operate and maintain the city's water and sewer systems will be more than the city receives in revenue from those accounts. According to CH2M Hill's report, the water...
Nikiski residents oppose drilling waste site

...DEC staff wrote in the report that 56 drums of drag reducing agent were disposed on the site and two underground sewer systems used to dispose non-domestic wastewaters and oil have been excavated and the polluted soils spread on the surface...
Governor declares Peninsula disaster

...flushed, and then tested by a certified laboratory to ensure the water is safe to drink." DEC said flooded on-site sewer systems may be damaged and not working property. If sewage has leaked onto the ground, DEC recommends disinfecting the area...
Coming Clean: What remains out of sight

...dipping these big sticks in it. I remember to this day pulling goo out. Literally like an oily goo." Two underground sewer systems used to dispose of wastewater, oil and other hazardous industry chemicals were excavated from the ground in 1988 and...


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