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Pioneer Potluck: About big bodies of water and whales

...wanted to stay and watch for more Belugas and I had to act like I was brave enough to stay and watch. My boss and all the welders in Offshore Fabricators shop were looking out the big wide doors and saw my swift get-away. They were impressed at how fast...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2015-04-07
Food
Delay means Peninsula loses out on welding work

...drilling rig to the Cook Inlet mean local welders are losing out on business.Vlad Kadic...the company had selected Kenai Peninsula welders to prepare the Spartan 151 jack-up rig...required modifications will be performed by welders there.The company normally dry tows...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-06-01/delay-means-peninsula-loses-out-weld
News
Kenai police seek stolen welder

...earlier in the morning and his arrest, Allen disposed of a Lincoln Ranger welder from the rear of the truck. The Kenai Police Department is seeking recovery of the welder. If you have information on this crime or any other felony crime you are...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/120209/new_531240853.shtml
Year-end emergency statistics reveal trends, anomalies

...frozen pipes - or rather the measures that some homeowners take to prevent them. "We've seen fires from people using arc-welders, or electricity, trying to thaw pipes," Nelson said. "Heat-tape trying to thaw pipes. They'll put heaters in their...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-01/year-end-emergency-statistics-reveal
News
Pioneer Potluck: About... New Years Eve

...beds to accommodate 6 kids, all close to the same age, Gail, oldest at 12 years. New Years Eve was a gathering of fellow welders and everyone that we worked with. They built a big, big bon fire. People drifted in and out of the house. Kids ran in and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2014-12-30-1
Food
What others say: Bars in our wake

...ferry as the social equalizer, where Alaskans of all kinds mixed with the drinks.The ferry bar is a place where the pipeline welder and legislative lawyer talk, where a cheechako can meet and get to know someone born and raised in Angoon. It's where we...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-02-02/what-others-say-bars-in-our-wake
Opinion
Business news

...the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District's Job Shadowing program, and hiring students who have taken welding classes as welder helpers. For more information regarding the Alaska Construction Academies (AkCA), contact the training director, Mandy...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-02-23/business-news
Community
Pioneer Potluck: About Ben's boat wreck

...son, Robbie, moved to Alaska from Lubbock, Texas in the late 1960's to cash in the oil pipe line. Ben was an excellent welder. He and Robbie adapted well to the work and fun in Alaska. Poor Nadene tagged along so she would not miss anything. Her job...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2014-06-17-3
Food
Keith T. Raham

...Montreal, Qu├ębec, on March 30, 1943. He was certified by Hobart School of Welding in Ohio. After some years as a pipe welder in the 1960s, and now a U.S. citizen, Keith moved to California with his bride Sharen Marr, started a family, and worked...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174305407
Ryan W. Hakkinen

...through high school, then as a young adult played Junior Hockey in Fairbanks. He worked as an apprentice electrician and a welder. His biggest love was spending summers commercial fishing with his dad in Cook Inlet. If he'd had his way, summers would...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174057015

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