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Freight trucker undaunted by avalanche zone

...most of the trip was uneventful, until just inside the gates. "The conditions got worse the closer we got," the veteran trucker said. "Once I got over that 12-mile hill, it was all rain." Anderson said parts of the roadway hadn't been plowed...
Kaleidoscope Charter School descends on Ridgeway Farm

The lanky 7-year-old in a red fleece matching, Adidas red-striped track pants and a red trucker hat, stands out among the rows of potatoes, kale and broccoli on Ridgeway Farms in Kenai. Nonetheless, the joy on his face...
Pioneer Potluck: About leaving valuable things behind

...from Anchorage we stopped at "Our Point of View" and after a delightful meal we left a months worth of paid meals for the trucker driver that all the waitress's knew. Turns out he stopped on his trips to Homer and back to Anchorage on his hauls, for...

Thomas Tucker is a trucker his home is the road. The way things are going he'll likely be rolling with one heavy load. Tom has forever to think and he...
Driver celebrates 55 years on Alaska roads

...either Doyle's Fuel Service or Weaver Brothers, Inc. -- he said he always makes sure of one thing. After 55 years as a trucker and 50 years as a business owner, the 75-year-old Doyle said he's learned it is critical that trucking be not just a...

...Osterberg. Drivers were asked questions about sleepiness and had their neck circumference and body mass index measured.If a trucker shows potential risk, a sleep study is ordered, Osterberg said. And if apnea is diagnosed, treatment and compliance are...
Avalanches cut off Valdez

...temperatures were accompanied by inches of rain. The precipitation trigged avalanches Friday morning that nearly trapped a trucker on the highway.Transportation Department officials had hoped to reopen the highway early this week, but they remain stymied...
Fly guys: Idaho fishing duo casts for laughs

...cuttyrainbrowns.His self-confident buffoonery is a loving jab at both tweedy, old-school fly anglers and younger anglers in trucker hats who try to make fly fishing an action sport."They were both ripe for parody," Swartz said.Anglers relate to the...
Putting the hammer down: Sterling woman to be featured on 'Ice Road Truckers'

...eight years now. She made the transition from driving school buses, and she rode dirt bikes before that," he said. Being a trucker and a prime-time celebrity aren't two things that typically go hand-in-hand, but Clore said he is excited to see his...
Government remains potent economic force

...maintains and manages contributes concrete assets to area business people. It provides the roadways for the independent trucker, the harvest guidelines for the fisher, the water for the car wash, the technical certification classes for the tradesman...


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