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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...

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...
Putting the hammer down: Sterling woman to be featured on 'Ice Road Truckers'

...where near as much so as for truckers driving big rigs carrying...season three of Ice 'Road Truckers,'" said Mark Clore of Sterling. "Ice Road Truckers" is a series on the History...that," he said. Being a trucker and a prime-time celebrity...
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...
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...
Alaskans always willing to help

I would like to express my (belated) thanks and appreciation to Don Johnson and the two passing truckers who helped me out about six weeks ago. I was on my way into town when two moose came out of the woods and crossed the road in...
New trucking regs could raise prices in Alaska

...regulations to reign in the number of hours truckers can drive would raise transportation...29 would reduce the number of hours truckers can drive continuously in a day, and...published in the Federal Register Dec. 29, truckers would only be allowed to be on duty for...
On the ice road again: Series to feature Carlile drivers

...on the History Channel, as the third season of "Ice Road Truckers" will premier tonight and feature drivers from Carlile Transportation...Kelly, however, according to her biography on the Ice Road Trucker's page of the History Channels Web site, is "a rambunctious...
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...

...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...


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