Letter tot he editor

The KPBSD Career Tech Ed department would like to give a big thanks to the following companies for supporting Alaska Construction Career Day, where students learned about exciting construction careers.

AK Operating Engineers/Employers Training Trust; Blaque Ice Productions; AVTEC; DOL/WD Peninsula Job Center; CH2MHill; Piledrivers & Divers Local 2520; AATCA; Southern AK Carpenters Training Center; United Rentals; Plumbers and Steamfitters UA Local 367; AK Teamsters Employer Service Training Trust; DOT&PF Civil Rights Office; DOT&PF Heavy Equipment – Soldotna; IBEW; Painters & Allied Trades IUPAT Local 1959; KCC – Anchorage School District; AKA Hauling; Specialty Excavating; Iron Workers Local 751; Kenai Peninsula College; FHWA/DOLWD.

And a special thanks to Alaska National Guard and Sgt. Baker for the barbecue and the volunteers who helped cook and serve the lunch, and to all the chaperones and counselors who helped make this event a huge success.

Dan Bohrnsen, Sara Moore,
Loretta Spalding and Debbie Pearson,

KPBSD/WDC Staff

More

What others say: CDC needs money to prepare for the next pandemic

Pick any of the serious infectious-disease outbreaks of recent years, and the chances are it started in one country and spread to others. The swine... Read more

Editorial: Let’s make a deal

While “don’t touch the dividend” seems to be a popular sentiment across Alaska, lawmakers in Juneau are chained to a different directive: don’t touch the... Read more

Op-ed: Have Democrats overplayed their Trump hand?

It turns out that, with apologies to Nancy Pelosi, Republicans really did have to pass the tax bill so people could find out what’s in... Read more

Op-ed: The war that never ends

There is a war that has lasted longer than the one in Afghanistan. It is the so-called “war on poverty,” launched by President Lyndon Johnson... Read more