Alaska Newswire (Page 10)

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Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Alaska. (Page 10)

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  1. Resolution to Name May 2012 as Celiac Disease Awareness Month Signed by GovernorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2012 | 24-7 Press Release

    Celiac disease affects 1 in 133 people in the US and is considered the most common genetic disorder in the world. The state of Alaska is now aligned with other states like New York and California in order to raise awareness for this disorder.

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  2. The next steps for DOCRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | APRN

    Governor Walker recently announced Dean Williams as the new commissioner of the Department of Corrections. This week on Alaska Edition we will talk about the future of the Department of Corrections and the steps the new commissioner plans to take to better the system.

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  3. Alaska Native's discuss what - Eskimo' means to themRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | APRN

    After Alaska Airlines unveiled a new look for their airplanes and website many Alaska Natives took offense to a phrase they with their new marketing campaign. The phrase that sparked a controversy and a new round of conversations about what the word "Eskimo" means to Alaska Natives.

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  4. Fighting Through the Storm: Getting Women to the TableRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Huffington Post

    Women U.S. Senators and the women who help run this governing branch made headlines recently for a seemingly mundane task: they came to work after a blizzard dumped more than two feet of snow on the nation's capital. "We came in this morning, looked around and thought, 'Something is different this morning... something is genuinely different -- and something is genuinely fabulous'," said Alaska Republican Lisa Murkowski on the floor, referring to the unplanned presence of all female pages, parliamentarians, floor managers, and fellow senators there.

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  5. Toward unificationRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Petroleum News

    At the end of January the Alaska Railbelt electric utilities reported to the Regulatory Commission of Alaska on the status of efforts to create a single operating entity for the Railbelt electricity transmission grid. Currently various sectors of the grid are owned and operated by five independent electric utilities and the state of Alaska.

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  6. TAPS reaching a milestoneRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Petroleum News

    Having started up the new electrically powered pumping system at pump station 1 of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline in October, Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. is in the process of completing the electrification upgrade of the pump station, Alyeska engineering manager Rob Annett told Petroleum News Feb. 1. Alyeska operates the pipeline system on behalf of the oil companies that own the line.

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  7. The headache of low oil flow in TAPSRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Petroleum News

    Alyeska's approach to dealing with wax and avoiding ice formation in the line is evolving as the flow rate gradually declines In addition to responding to declining oil production from Alaska's North Slope by installing new electrically powered pumping systems along the trans-Alaska oil pipeline, Alyeska Pipeline Service Co., the pipeline operator, has for several years been contending with some significant technical issues associated with low oil flow rates through the line. In particular, as the oil flow slows, the oil becomes colder as it travels the 800 miles or so between the North Slope and the Valdez Marine Terminal for transfer onto oil tankers.

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  8. AEDC projects 1,600 job loss in AnchorageRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Petroleum News

    A 2016 economic forecast prepared for the Anchorage Economic Development Corp. projects a loss of 1,600 jobs in Alaska's largest city, including 600 in the oil and gas sector. The city of just under 300,000 could see a net 1 percent jobs decline, according to the report's forecast.

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  9. Mining News: Tax chasm widensRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Petroleum News

    Nearly three weeks after Teck Alaska, operator of the Red Dog Mine in northwest Alaska, sued the Northwest Arctic Borough over a steep tax hike implemented at the beginning of the year, the chasm between the two sides seems to have only widened. In preparation for its plans to 'aggressively pursue a satisfactory legal resolution' to the charges brought by Teck, Northwest Arctic Borough has released information outlining its perspective on the argument.

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  10. Should the borough take over Fox well? Assembly to vote next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... Davies, presiding officer of the assembly. "We shouldn't just let it disappear without some public discussion." The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities announced plans last year to dispose of the property, located about 12 ...

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  11. The art of hazing bears: Southeast biologists use Tasers, paintballs and lasersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... can be seen paralleling the shoreline. Tasering brown bears and shooting them with paintballs smacks of a goofy Alaska reality TV show, but it's far from it. It's part of a project that's saving bears' lives and keeping people safe. State Fish and ...

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  12. Low energy prices a double-edged sword for industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | APRN

    This illustration shows what a proposed gas treatment plant on the North Slope could look like. BP Business Development Director for Alaska LNG, Damien Bilboa says the depressed market is a double edged sword for the industry.

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  13. Lawmakers get second chance to confirm RuffnerRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Peninsula Clarion

    Gov. Bill Walker this week nominated Robert Ruffner to a seat on the Alaska Board of Fisheries, giving the Soldotna resident and former executive director of the Kenai Watershed Forum a second opportunity to sit on the board that sets state fishing regulations. More significantly, Walker's nomination of Ruffner gives Alaska's legislators a second opportunity at a confirmation process that fell far short of expectations last year.

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  14. Floyd: Removing reminders of tragedies makes them easier to forgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    ... been lobbying to change the mountain's name for nearly half a century. McKinley, an Ohio native who never set foot in Alaska, had not yet been martyred when an enthusiastic booster suggested the name in 1896. In fact, he wasn't even president yet - ...

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  15. SYSCO Co. (SYY) Raised to "Buy" at ArgusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Daily Political

    ... of the company's stock valued at $1,298,000 after buying an additional 2,180 shares in the last quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue boosted its stake in shares of SYSCO by 348.7% in the fourth quarter. State of Alaska Department of ...

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  16. Forced to Fish Kodiak Island's Karluc River for Five Extra DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Bangor Daily News

    Kodiac Island, Alaska, is a sportsman's dream. Years ago, when I got stranded there for five days at the mouth of the Karluc River earlier, some people didn't believe me.

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  17. What does 'required' mean? The answer could reverse Medicaid expansionRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Attorney Erin Murphy argues for the Legislative Council in Anchorage Superior Court, Feb. 5, 2016. The Alaska Legislature's lawsuit against the Gov. Bill Walker's expansion of Medicaid hangs on the interpretation of the word "required" in Alaska statute.

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  18. City close to hiring two top positionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... long-time Juneau resident and the director of engineering and public works. Parady is the deputy commissioner for the Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development. City Manager Kim Kiefer plans to step down April 30. She's held ...

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  19. Public testimony: Keep state hands off of dividendsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... that was the message most people delivered Thursday night about Gov. Bill Walker's plan for the fund. "In rural Alaska, the dividend contributes to the economy," Moto said. "And I think by reducing the distributions, we're creating a bigger ...

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  20. Governor, state board oust Alaska education chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Mike Hanley is stepping down as Alaska's education commissioner. Gov. Bill Walker announced the leadership change in a press release Hanley said it was the decision of the governor and the State Board of Education, who said they want to steer the department in a new direction.

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