Alaska Newswire (Page 8)

Alaska Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Alaska. (Page 8)

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  1. PSP shellfishRead the original story

    Wednesday | Capital City Weekly

    The Southeast Alaska Tribal Toxins partnership has been collecting shellfish and phytoplankton samples throughout Southeast Alaska to monitor for plankton species that can produce toxins and cause human health effects, specifically paralytic shellfish poisoning . Shellfish samples on June 24 confirmed elevated levels of saxitoxins causing PSP above the regulatory limit at Juneau's Amalga Harbor and Klawock's boat ramp.

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  2. Behnken named interim halibut commissionerRead the original story

    Wednesday | Capital City Weekly

    The U.S. State Department designated Jeff Kauffman, from Wasilla, in December 2015 to serve on an interim basis, ensuring U.S. interests were represented on the IPHC after terms for the non-federal U.S. commissioners expired the same month. "During his short tenure as commissioner, Mr. Kauffman has well served the U.S. interests on the IPHC, and we thank him for his service," said NOAA Fisheries Alaska Regional Administrator Jim Balsiger.

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  3. What's happening this week June 29th - July 5th, 2016Read the original story

    Wednesday | Capital City Weekly

    ... Doors open at 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, 7 p.m., Goldtown Theatre. Tickets at brownpapertickets.com. Presented by the Alaska Folk Festival. The two will play original and traditional songs. Sunday, July 3, 3 p.m., Marine Park. Come out and listen to ...

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  4. JAHC calls for nominations for the Mayora s Awards for the ArtsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Capital City Weekly

    ... in the Arts have been Annie Geselle and REACH/The Canvas (2007), Candy and Dick Behrends, Behrends Mechanical (2008), Alaska Litho (2009/2010), Elgee Rehfeld Mertz, LLC (2011), Alaskan Brewing (2012), Amy Fletcher (Professional Leadership in the ...

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  5. July First Friday ListingsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Capital City Weekly

    This is the first public showing of Northern Edge Craftworks, which creates sustainably sourced, live-edge home furnishings handcrafted in Alaska," according to its Facebook page. Juneau artist Abe Wylie will also have an installation on display.

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  6. SHI accepting applications for artists in residenceRead the original story

    Wednesday | Capital City Weekly

    ... of Traditional Scholars. Its mission is to perpetuate and enhance Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian cultures of Southeast Alaska.

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  7. In the Works: Alison BremnerRead the original story

    Wednesday | Capital City Weekly

    ... started carving, drawing formline, and generally pursuing your art? AB: Something clicked one year at the biennial Alaska Native dance gathering, Celebration, in Juneau. Seeing the way our art came to life when danced, feeling the energy from ...

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  8. Rasmuson Art Acquisition Grant Funds City Museum ArtworkRead the original story

    Wednesday | Capital City Weekly

    The Juneau-Douglas City Museum has been awarded more than $11,000 from the Museums Alaska Art Acquisition Fund supported by the Rasmuson Foundation to purchase six artworks from three Juneau artists; Fumi Matsumoto, Rachael Juzeler, and Adam Dimmitt. The fund was established by the Rasmuson Foundation a decade ago to benefit active collecting and exhibiting institutions and support contemporary Alaskan artists.

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  9. R2AK: Boats race from WA to KetchikanRead the original story

    Wednesday | Capital City Weekly

    ... 1900's airplanes competing to see who, if anyone, could win a race across the English Channel. That's the Race to Alaska in a nutshell except R2AK is longer, there's a far greater diversity of crafts, the characters are more eccentric and a lot of ...

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  10. Paul V. KolyskoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Denton Publications

    Born in Ticonderoga on June 13, 1947, he was the son of Vincent B. "Wink" Kolysko and Belle L. Kolysko. He was a member of the Alaska Carpenters Local Union # 1243, where he worked on the Alaskan pipeline.

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  11. Alaska could end to oil checks paid to residents since 1982Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WBRZ

    As Alaska faces a multibillion dollar budget deficit, the oil fund wealth checks distributed yearly to nearly every Alaskan could be on the chopping block. It could mean the first time in more than 30 years that most Alaskans won't get a check from the government just for living in the state.

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  12. SEC Declines To Define "Mineral" In Resource Extraction Rule But Then Defines It AnywayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | JD Supra

    ... Hughes Oilfield Operations, Inc. v. Nat'l Rural Utils. Coop. Fin. Corp. (In re Naknek Elec. Ass'n) , 471 B.R. 225 (Alaska 2012). DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all ...

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  13. Canaccord Genuity Reiterates "Hold" Rating for Apartment Investment and Management CoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... investment trust's stock worth $8,855,000 after buying an additional 662 shares during the period. Finally, State of Alaska Department of Revenue raised its stake in shares of Apartment Investment and Management by 4.5% in the fourth quarter. State ...

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  14. AK: Mat-Su Ferry Passes Sea Trial, Readies for Philippine JourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Mass Transit

    ... MacKenzie to Anchorage, but money and political will for landings fizzled and the ferry never made it to Southcentral Alaska. The vessel has instead been moored since 2011 at a dock in Ward Cove near the Ketchikan shipyard where it was built, ...

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  15. Alaska to end oil cheques?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Castanet.net

    As Alaska faces a multibillion dollar budget deficit, the oil fund wealth cheques distributed yearly to nearly every Alaskan could be on the chopping block. It could mean the first time in more than 30 years that most Alaskans won't get a cheque from the government just for living in the state.

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  16. What others say: Part of politicRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Peninsula Clarion

    The state House - where all of the seats will be on the ballot - won't touch the Alaska Permanent Fund dividend no matter what; right or wrong, it won't touch it. And if Alaskans are happy with the state of the state pre-election, then they'll support their House members.

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  17. Ridgeway Farms connects community to local agricultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Peninsula Clarion

    What started as a "Caring for the Kenai" idea and entry in 1990 to provide sustainable produce to rural communities and reduce the carbon footprint of shipping vegetables to Alaska today has become a thriving agricultural business known as Ridgeway Farms. Amber Ala, a SoHi junior submitted a model of a polyculture greenhouse for her CFK entry and today her son Henry Ceffialo, who lives in Brooklyn New York is spending his summer on the farm harvesting produce for the community.

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  18. Kenai River Brewing dedicates new facility to old traditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... storage space and room for larger canning machines but the owners don't have plans to start shipping beer outside Alaska anytime soon, "The state of Alaska is our priority," Hogue said. "We don't plan to ship out at this point, and I don't see that ...

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  19. Nikiski days offer family funRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Peninsula Clarion

    Two of the warmest, sunniest weeks that anyone can remember on the Kenai have been followed by two rainy weekends in a row drenching typically busy events scheduled to accommodate family fun on Alaska's Playground and draw pre-salmon run visitors. Out in Nikiski it was the annual "Family Fun in the Midnight Sun" event that had a lot of fun but no sun.

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  20. Howlin' good food at the new Iditarod cafeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Peninsula Clarion

    At the site in Kenai where many Alaskan legends were born and historic figures like Jay Hammond, Ted Stevens, Walter Hickel and Hugh Malone gathered to carve out plans for Alaska's future, comes the new "Iditarod CafA ." The inspiration of Steve and Bobbi England, well known for their Kenai Catering cuisine and service.

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