Juneau Newswire (Page 13)

Juneau Newswire (Page 13)

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  1. Alaska may see fewer seasonal foreign workers this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    A federal visa program used by fish processing plants and diamond sellers in Alaska to hire seasonal workers from abroad is on temporary hold in response to a court ruling. With the departments of Labor and Homeland Security mum on when the program will restart, some business owners are growing nervous.

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  2. Ideas good, bad and strange fill responses to governor's budget surveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Shorten state employees' workweeks to cut costs. Let Alaskans invest their Permanent Fund dividends in the proposed natural gas pipeline from the North Slope.

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  3. Winter, where art thou?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Back in January of 2012, when there was snow at Eaglecrest in Juneau, Ambrose Bucy, 9, and teacher Maura Selenak of the Juneau Community Charter School hike to the Porcupine Chairlift to start their day. I was pawing through my top dresser drawer the other day when a ski season pass surfaced.

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  4. Laine Welch: Wal-Mart adds 14 Alaska seafood products to stores in 2 statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Freezer displays at Wal-Mart superstores in Alaska and Washington now include a new lineup of 14 Alaska seafood items. "We are so proud to bring these to our customers, and we also know how important it is to local fishermen and folks across the state," said John Forrest Ales, Director of Corporate Communications for Wal-Mart, last week.

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  5. New research vessel named and equipped for journeys into thin Arctic iceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Michael Hoshlyk the captain of the RV Sikuliaq gives a press tour of the new vessel in Seward, AK on Friday, March 6, 2015. The new 261-foot research vessel Sikuliaq is home ported in Seward Alaska.

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  6. Susitna hydro project has been studied to death. So bury it already.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Hats off to our legislators, the governor and his team for their countless hours of work on the all-but-impossible task of figuring out what to do about The Budget. While Alaskans from Metlakatla to Nuiqsut call into committee hearings to make a plea for their children's schools, the ferry or radio station that connects them to the world, or their village public safety officer, our elected officials toil over how to cut a million here or a hundred thousand there.

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  7. AIDEA names John Springsteen as new executive directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The state corporation that provides affordable long-term loans to promising Alaska businesses announced on Thursday the appointment of a new executive director. John Springsteen is scheduled to move into the director's office at the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority in mid-March.

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  8. Uber halts Anchorage ride service after negotiations with city falterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The suspension went into effect at noon Friday. The move comes after months of behind-the-scenes negotiations with the municipality of Anchorage failed to produce an agreement that would have allowed Uber drivers to take paying fares.

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  9. 'Iditaprov Parks Highway Throwdown II - Return of the Yeti'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    A long time ago in a galaxy not far away, two teams of Alaska's finest took to the stage in an improv battle of epic proportions. Now the rebel alliance of Yeti return to the village of Talkeetna to once again take on Talkeetna's own in an even bigger, badder, throw-downier improv showdown than ever before, on this one night only fundraising event.

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  10. Proposed cuts to public broadcasting funding rile rural Alaska radio listenersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Facing the prospect of possibly devastating cuts proposed by a legislative committee, fans of public radio and television are turning out to say what it means to their communities during budget hearings in Juneau this week. In communities without other news sources and sometimes staggeringly long distances to big cities, public radio provides an essential service, legislators were told.

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  11. Alaska ranks average for fraud, ID theft complaints, but scams are diverseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska often tops rankings for undesirable characteristics , but when it comes to white-collar crimes like identity theft and fraud, it falls in the middle and back of the pack. Still, officials say there are a variety of ways scammers operate in Alaska, and warn residents to be on alert for possible fraud.

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  12. Let's not panic, let's get wise about what Alaska needs for educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: The Ketchikan education funding lawsuit deserves a hearing before the Supreme Court. But while the court considers its merits, school districts deserve some financial certainty.

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  13. Art Beat: Giant glass in Juneau, mystery dinner in the ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    A sketch of the world's largest glass screen, now being made in Seattle, which will adorn Juneau's Walter Soboleff Building. We recently got our first peek at what is said to be "the largest glass screen in the world."

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  14. Conservative group brings arguments against Medicaid expansion to AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    As the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a court case challenging Affordable Care Act subsidies, Alaska legislators on Wednesday heard a presentation attacking another component of the ACA: Medicaid expansion. A representative from the Florida-based Foundation for Government Accountability traveled to Alaska this week to give presentations in Wasilla on Tuesday and Juneau on Wednesday opposing Medicaid expansion.

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  15. Former US House candidate Forrest Dunbar tapped to reform Alaska's military codeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska's top military official, Adjutant General Col. Laurie Hummel, has tapped U.S. National Guard Lt.

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  16. Daylight saving time bill springs forward in Alaska LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Senate committee advanced legislation Tuesday that would eliminate daylight saving time in Alaska and allow for consideration of another time zone in the state. The bill would exempt Alaskans from advancing their clocks each spring.

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  17. Laine Welch: Pickled Willy pulls a three-peat at annual 'Symphony of Seafood'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Record crowds turned out to taste and vote on the latest seafood products debuted last Saturday at the 22nd annual Alaska Symphony of Seafood . The new seafood items always are judged first in early February by a private panel in Seattle, with criteria including packaging and presentation, overall eating experience, price and potential for commercial success.

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  18. Alaska Permanent Fund managers see opportunity in low oil pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Low oil prices have Alaska's leaders in a state of anxiety, but the investment managers of the Alaska Permanent Fund are responding in their own way, and looking for investments that will allow the fund to take advantage of the global dip in crude costs. While some are anticipating a rebound in collapsing oil and gas prices, others appear to be anticipating a long period of low oil prices.

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  19. Heroic' Anchorage air traffic controller credited with mid-air rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The retired bank president from Topeka, Kansas, realized after leaving Ketchikan that the weather en route to Juneau was worse than he expected. Bunten dropped from 8,000 feet to 7,000 to lose the ice forming on the wings of his Piper Comanche.

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  20. Despite Alaska's budget tensions, it's not all serious work in JuneauRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Many legislators here say that biggest issue facing them this year is the state's budget deficit, estimated at $3.5 billion or more. But a month into their 90-day session, the House has so far passed more ceremonial bills than substantive ones, like measures designating a remembrance day for the 1964 earthquake and endorsing oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

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