Alaska Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Cutter helps Diomede by taking recyclablesRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    Residents of a remote Alaska island close to Russia have enlisted the help of the Coast Guard to transport some recyclables.

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  2. New rules for headlights in place for SoutheastRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    Drivers on sections of highway in southeast Alaska will be required to use their headlights, even during the day.

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  3. Parnell appoints Anchorage attorney to Superior Court benchRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Anchorage Daily News

    Corey, a member of the Anchorage firm Jermain Dunnagan and Owens, has practiced law in Alaska for 28 years.

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  4. History shows Alaskans don't take well to bulliesRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... their agenda which is, mostly, lower taxes, which means more industry profit, and less revenue for the state. Alaska has been subjected to such bullying before, in the era before statehood when the canned salmon industry controlled the primary ...

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  5. For comprehensive immigration solution, we Americans must see our part of the problemRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... of state population), and an additional estimated 5,000 Alaskans are "undocumented." The largest immigrant group in Alaska are Asians, the third largest racial group in the state after Whites and Natives. Approximately half of the Asian population ...

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  6. $3 billion payment into pension funds makes senseRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... for the state's bond rating if ignored. This past session, Gov. Parnell, with the unanimous agreement from the Alaska State Legislature, saw fit to approve HB 385 and deposit $3 billion into the retirement trust funds. Municipalities have been ...

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  7. First National Bank Alaska Announces Unaudited Results for Second Quarter 2014Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Hispanic Business

    The improvement in quarterly income is mainly due to improvements in loan interest and loan fee income which increased over the same period in 2013, an increase generated by growth in the bank's loan portfolio.

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  8. Parents of snowboarder killed by avalanche sue Alaska heliskiing companyRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Anchorage Daily News

    Parents of a snowboarder killed by a Haines-area avalanche are suing an Alaska heli-skiing company, claiming the business "sought profit above safety," court records show.

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  9. Kenai River king salmon fishing closed for the rest of the seasonRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Peninsula Clarion

    Alaska Department of Fish and Game managers announced a closure of the Kenai River king salmon fishery Thursday after continued low counts of returning fish into the river.

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  10. Gold prices, mining activity hold steady compared to 2013Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... per ounce, but less than 2012 when prices were more than than $1,600 per ounce. According to permits filed with the Alaska Department of Natural Resources, or DNR, activity on state land appears to be up slightly compared to 2013, although all of ...

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  11. Celebrate Alaska Nellie's birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Seward City News

    Come celebrate Alaska Nellie's Birthday at the Seward Senior Center, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, July 31. This event is held in remembrance of Alaska Nellie, a vibrant historical figure and pioneer roadhouse operator instrumental in the continuing construction of the Alaska Central Railway, a relationship that carried right on through to the days ... (more)

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  12. Overflow Anchorage crowd hears robust debate over oil taxesRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... were turned away because of space constraints in the theater, where it was standing room only. Organized primarily by Alaska Common Ground , the debate was the first in a weekly series of forums focusing on the four ballot measures Alaska voters ...

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  13. $20 million loan for POW hydro projectRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... project on Prince of Wales Island has been approved for a huge loan, bringing it one hurdle closer to completion. Alaska Energy Authority in June approved a $20 million loan to Haida Energy Inc. for construction of the Reynolds Creek hydro project ...

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  14. Headlights on, all the timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Starting now, sections of state highways throughout Southeast Alaska will require drivers to turn their headlights on at all times, even during the day.

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  15. A recap of action in the Alaska Baseball League for games through Wednesday, July 23Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Anchorage Daily News

    FRIDAY IN THE ABL 6 p.m. - Anchorage Bucs at Mat-Su Miners, 6 p.m. 6 p.m. - Fairbanks Goldpanners at Peninsula Oilers, Seymour Park AROUND THE HORN WEDNESDAY'S GAME PANNERS CONTINUE TO PROSPER The Fairbanks Goldpanners, who own the Alaska Baseball League's top record and have scorched the circuit this month, on Wednesday moved closer to clinching ... (more)

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  16. Salcha River threatens to swallow 2,800-square-foot homeRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. He also intends to open it to wounded veterans. He said he wanted them to have a true Alaska experience on the river and built it with that in mind. "I'm diligent in trying to move it. I've been fighting this erosion ...

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  17. United Way launches effort to address housing shortageRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... employer questionnaire asks business leaders whether or not they offer relocation packages for new hires coming to Alaska. It also inquires about where the majority of their employees live - in Anchorage, the surrounding communities or farther away ...

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  18. Permit filed to export Alaska LNGRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... U.S. Department of Energy export permit for the project. North Slope producers, TransCanada Corp. and the state of Alaska asked for permission to export up to 20 million metric tons yearly of liquefied natural gas, or LNG, from Alaska, the group ...

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  19. Fish Factor: Bristol Bay sockeye salmon run strong, but prices arena tRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... Bristol Bay catch topped 28 million reds by July 18, 11 million more than projected, and the fish were still coming. (Alaska's total sockeye salmon catch as of July 18 was more than 37 million and counting.) Demand for the fish is strong among both ...

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  20. Exploration, expansion strategy at Pogo will extend mine lifeRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... is about 85 miles east of Fairbanks and is northeast of Delta, with 50-mile private road connecting Pogo with the Alaska Highway. Sumitomo Metal Mining operates and maintains the road. Pogo produced 337,393 troy ounces of gold in 2012. Production in ...

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