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School board visits Homer

...a cow, extract DNA form a salmon ... identify and collect macro-invertebrates, plans trees to reforest areas, learn to weld, start a business that will support up to 20 employees? All of those things can be done in the program that I'm going to...
Can Christie be the GOP Bill Clinton

...Center points out, essentially uncontested races against badly overmatched opponents aren't a predictor of anything. William Weld won 70 percent of the vote and every county in Massachusetts in his 1994 re-election as governor, then lost by 7 points to...
Welding accident kills 1

...m. "He was hard-face welding a loader bucket. The bucket was detached, and in order to get in a position where he could weld underneath he turned it upside down, and it fell on top of him," said Buck Jones, co-owner of East Road Services Inc...
More women pursue non-traditional degrees," Kraemer, 32, told the Oshkosh Northwestern. "It's motivation to do better, and most of the time I can probably weld better than the men anyway."Today, there are more women like Kramer than ever crossing traditional gender lines and pursuing...
Skills for life

...KPC, one of the conference organizers. In the process of learning how to use a table saw, place a rose bud and make a clean weld, students pick up some added benefits. "They get better self-esteem, self-worth, being able to get up in front of a...
Friendship exchange from the Land Down Under visits the Kenai

...Yoshida from Homer who encouraged the exchange to bring Australians to Alaska and to send a group of Alaskans to Australia to weld friendships between to the two diverse geographical locations, ?In actual fact we find the differences probably reinforce...
Better ways to build

...Kenai River Center opening in 1996, the infrastructure along the river was mostly wood because while not everyone knew how to weld almost everyone had a saw and wood, so they would build structures of wood. Or if it was metal, it was whatever was lying...
What happened to 'my' Democratic Party?

...guy will only use what he wants so why bother? Two of the most difficult jobs I've had in my working life is striking an arc of a welding rod to weld up a hot gas leak under pressure, and writing politically correct letters to the editor.
Juneau man's boat fit for an 'Archduke'

...Giordano to use space in the shop for a month, free of charge, and Giordano met the deadline. "It was 30 days from first weld to launch," Giordano said. The craft is 32 feet long and has a double hull like a submarine. Most of it can be submerged...
After years of fun, Peninsula machinist selling 1930 Ford

...It's not perfect," he said. "But we tried our best." Diamond said that the body took a long time because he had to stitch weld it together. "I didn't want to get any heat into the panels," he said. "It would have ruined them." Once he got the...


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