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  1. Railroad back on track three days after quakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Alaska Railroad crews work to repair stretches of track rendered impassable after the Nov. 30 earthquake of 7.0 magnitude that shook Southcentral. Service to Fairbanks suspended immediately after the damage was set to resume Monday, Dec. 3. These photos were taken at the railroad's milepost 139, just south of Eklutna.

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  2. Railroad should be back on track by Monday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Alaska Railroad crews work to repair stretches of track rendered impassable after the Nov. 30 earthquake of 7.0 magnitude that shook Southcentral. Service to Fairbanks suspended immediately after the damage was set to resume Monday, Dec. 3. These photos were taken at the railroad's milepost 139, just south of Eklutna.

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  3. OPINION: Industry stability hangs on Fairbanks outcomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    If there's anything the Alaska resource industry has been certain about over the past four years, it's uncertainty. There was a huge sigh of relief Nov. 6 as the ill-conceived Ballot Measure 1 known as the Stand for Salmon initiative was shot down by a 2-1 margin and it appeared at the time that Republicans would regain control of the House of Representatives following a chaotic two-year rule by a Democrat-led coalition most notable for its endless tax proposals and three freshmen members either resigning or not seeking reelection for their unacceptable conduct toward women.

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  4. Mining exploration on the rebound at new, old prospectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority is leading development of a 211-mile industrial road to access the Ambler mining district. Trilogy Metals intends to start the permitting process next year on its Arctic prospect and the Sun deposit is the latest to see major exploration activity.

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  5. Interior gas officials agree to explore Siemens' planRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Workers are seen laying natural gas supply lines in North Pole in summer 2015 as part of the Interior Energy Project first authorized by the Legislature in 2013. More than five years later, utility officials in charge of the project will explore a new plan from Siemens that proposes to deliver LNG via rail from a plant near Houston.

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  6. Movers and Shakers for Oct. 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    KPMG LLP announced a hire and a promotion. Mike Fink was hired as an audit senior manager.

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  7. Movers and Shakers for Oct. 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities Statewide Airport Operations Superintendent Jeremy Worrall has been elected to the board of directors of the Northwest Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives for 2018-19. The organization is made up of more than 300 aviation professionals from the states of Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Colorado, Utah, Montana, Wyoming and western provinces of Canada.

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  8. AGDC navigates trade friction, touts Alaska-hire agreementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Gov. Bill Walker and AGDC President Keith Meyer are seen at the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System visitor center north of Fairbanks on October 13. Mnuchin was briefed on the project during a stopover in the state following a trip to Indonesia. State gasline officials celebrated progress ensuring Alaskans will have first crack at filling the thousands of jobs that could be available to build the $43 billion Alaska LNG Project while at the same time trying to navigate the no man's land of the U.S.-China trade dispute.

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  9. Karl seeks federal OK to pave way for Chinese chartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Fairbanks entrepreneur Bernie Karl is eager to launch a plan to bring 300 tourists per week from China to Interior Alaska, but first he needs some help from Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen. The irrepressible Fairbanks entrepreneur and former owner - it's now employee-owned - of the popular Chena Hot Springs Resort is waiting on Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen to sign off on a travel visa waiver before he puts a plan into action that will bring a Boeing 787 with about 300 Chinese tourists directly to Fairbanks every week of the year, Karl said.

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  10. Siemens-led consortium plans to test old Houston well for gasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    A pair of Alaska Native organizations and a multinational industrial technology firm believe they can find the missing link to the natural gas supply chain for Fairbanks in an old exploration well near Houston. Knikahtnu Inc., an Alaska Native village corporation, in a partnership with Siemens Government Technologies and the Knik Tribe, has applied to lease about 6,200 acres north of Big Lake from the Alaska Mental Health Trust Land Office on the prospect that the tract holds commercial quantities of natural gas.

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  11. Suit against tax credit bonds bogs down over jury trial motionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    From left to right, Gov. Bill Walker, Rep. Jason Grenn, Rep. Adam Wool and Revenue Commissioner are seen at a signing ceremony for House Bill 331 on June 26 in Fairbanks. The bill, which would authorize the sale of up to $1 billion in bonds to pay off now-discontinued oil tax credits, is now bogged down in a lawsuit challenging its constitutionality.

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  12. No favorite so far for competing Interior natural gas plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Interior Gas Utility leaders were largely measured in responding to a late pitch from Siemens Government Technologies on a new option for getting an additional natural gas supply to the Fairbanks area. Pamela Throop, chair of the startup utility's board of directors and a longtime Fairbanks commercial real estate developer said the Siemens proposal is "neck and neck in some ways" with the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority's $330 million comprehensive gas distribution and supply build out financing package.

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  13. Feds select Hilcorp's plan for offshore oil prospectRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    A proposed Arctic offshore oil development project by Hilcorp Energy would entail building a 24-acre island in 19 feet of water to access a field of oil containing 330 million barrels of oil that could reach peak production of 70,000 barrels per day. Hilcorp Energy mostly got what it asked for in the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's environmental review of the company's proposed Liberty offshore oil development released Thursday.

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  14. COMMENTARY: PFD should be enshrined in Constitution for all AlaskansRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    My roots in Alaska go deep. I've had incredible opportunities here. At 93, my greatest hope is that my children and future Alaskans continue thriving here in a land of opportunity.

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  15. Siemens pitches alternative plan for gas to InteriorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The Siemens plan hinges on the company's modular "LNGo" liquefaction units that can produce up to 30,000 gallons of LNG per day. The plan is to initially install two LNGo units at a proposed industrial park near Alaska Railroad Corp. tracks in Houston.

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  16. Movers and Shakers for Aug. 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The University of Alaska Fairbanks has chosen Heather Brandon of Juneau as Alaska Sea Grant's new director. Brandon is an environmental policy leader with experience in fisheries issues on a broad geographic scale, ranging from Alaska to the Arctic and Russian Far East.

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  17. Education College launched with aim to produce more Alaskan teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    University of Alaska president Jim Johnsen delivers his State of the University address to the Juneau Chamber of Commerce on Feb. 16, 2017, in the Hangar Ballroom. Johnsen is aiming to produce more homegrown Alaska teachers with the debut of the UA College of Education this fall.

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  18. Board rejects emergency petition over pink salmon hatchery productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Kenai River Sportfishing Association Executive Director Ricky Gease listens during a Board of Fisheries meeting July 17, 2018, in Anchorage. The board voted 4-3 against an emergency petition brought by the Kenai River Sportfishing Association that asked ADFG to reverse its decision to allow an increase in pink salmon hatchery production by the Valdez Fisheries Development Association.

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  19. COMMENTARY: Stand for Salmon initiative is too extremeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Although our economy is struggling, there are new opportunities on the horizon. At our shop in Fairbanks, Flowline Alaska Inc., we are gearing up for new projects and are excited for the future.

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  20. Bill to pay tax credits signed, but lawsuit puts bond sale on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Alaska Gov. Bill Walker signs House Bill 331 at a ceremony hosted by Laborers Local 942 in Fairbanks on June 20 flanked from left to right by Rep. Jason Green, I-Anchorage, Revenue Commissioner Sheldon Fisher and Rep. Adam Wool, D-Fairbanks. The bill authorizes the sale of bonds to pay off nearly $1 billion in oil tax credits that have been delayed over the past three years, however any sale is still pending as a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the bill makes its way through the court system.

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