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  1. Murkowski on budget, Arctic, mines and new governorRead the original story

    Thursday | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, visited her home state last week to give her annual address to the Legislature, focusing her speech on the recent state-federal tussle over the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. But Alaska's a complicated place, and there's always lots to talk about when it comes to state issues.

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  2. Movers & Shakers 3/01/15Read the original story

    Thursday | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... nationwide wireless broadband network dedicated to public safety. For the past 13 years, Godfrey has chaired Alaska's Violent Crimes Compensation Board, having been appointed by Alaska's last three governors. In this capacity he serves as a ...

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  3. Midwest utility offers proposal to shore up Railbelt gridRead the original story

    Thursday | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Xcel Energy Inc. representatives presented to the House and Senate Energy committees on Feb. 19 about ways the company could facilitate private investment in new power lines for the region. Studies commissioned by groups including the Alaska Energy Authority have estimated $900 million to $1 billion worth of upgrades to Railbelt transmission lines is needed in the coming years to increase capacity and improve reliability.

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  4. Fish Factor: a busy year for permits; fish for Lent; crabby gym gearRead the original story

    Thursday | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Last year was one of the busiest years ever for Alaska brokers who help fishermen buy, sell and trade fishing permits and quota shares. "I was really happy to see such a good mix of permits we were selling - it wasn't just one thing," said Olivia Olsen of Alaskan Quota and Permits in Petersburg.

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  5. Corps has $210 million plan for Nome port expansionRead the original story

    Thursday | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... feet. A 450-foot dock would also be constructed at the end of the extended causeway. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Alaska District released a draft feasibility report Feb. 20 that outlines what it sees as a reasonable Arctic deep-draft port. For ...

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  6. Board, North Pacific council vacancies await nominationsRead the original story

    Thursday | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Gov. Bill Walker will have two appointments to make for the Alaska Board of Fisheries following chairman Karl Johnstone's resign and Roland Maw's withdrawal from consideration. Orville Huntington's term on the board is set to expire at the end June.

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  7. BLM awards $10M contract for NPR-A legacy well cleanupRead the original story

    Thursday | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    This slide from a January presentation to companies interested in legacy well remediation shows some of the cleanup needs, particularly oil seeps from old drilling, in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska. A $10-million contract has been awarded to Marsh Creek LLC to remediate old wells at Umiat in the NPR-A.

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  8. Army hears from Alaska on force cutsRead the original story

    Thursday | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Parachute infantrymen assigned to U.S. Army Alaska's 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team , 25th Infantry Division, march to the holding area for the land navigation course during Expert Infantryman Badge qualification on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson last September. The unit is one at 30 bases around the nation that are being considered for possible reduction for the U.S. Army to comply with the force cuts required by the 2011 Budget Control Act known as sequestration.

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  9. AGDC board nominees include former AGPA lobbyistRead the original story

    Thursday | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... as Senate president in 2003. He was co-chair of Walker's transition team and he is also a former lobbyist for the Alaska Gasline Port Authority, the gas pipeline proponent group Walker's law firm represented in its effort to bring North Slope gas to ...

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  10. Alaska Becomes 3rd State to Legalize itRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Insurance Journal West

    Alaska has become the third U.S. state to legalize marijuana. But the historic day passed with little public acknowledgement in a state with a savvy marijuana culture that has seen varying degrees of legal acceptance of the drug for 40 years.

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  11. Electronics Retrofit for Taiwanese Research VesselRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Marine News

    ... Wednesday, including a gunboat attack on a model U.S. warship, in Tehran's latest Coast Guard Sector Juneau and the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation personnel are investigating the spill of approximately of 50-100 gallons of In 2013 ...

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  12. House passes bill to expand Fairbanks migratory bird refugeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The House voted 37-1 Monday for a bill that would expand Creamer's Field, a migratory waterfowl refuge in Fairbanks, by adding four parcels of state land to the existing 1,800-acre preserve. Fairbanks Democrat Adam Wool introduced the bill.

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  13. Capping caseloads 'not realistic' for state's probation officers without fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Rep. Chris Tuck addresses the Alaska House of Representatives, March 12, 2014. Tuck introduced a bill this session that attempts to cap the number of cases assigned to Alaska's probation officers at 60. Anchorage Rep. Chris Tuck says the goal of the legislation is to reduce prison reentry rates, but the Department of Corrections commissioner says the proposal would not be realistic without additional funding.

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  14. AHFC: Gastineau Apartments beyond savingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    An architect hired by Alaska Housing Finance Corp. says the Gastineau Apartments in Juneau can't be saved and need to be either torn down or completely gutted. The burned out Gastineau Apartments in Juneau need to be completely demolished or gutted.

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  15. British volunteer snaps amazing photos of Iditarod sled dog raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Mail

    ... fascinating photos of one of the most gruelling challenges on Earth were captured by a British volunteer who says Alaska's unforgiving wilderness provided the perfect break from London life. Emma Watson Mack endured freezing temperatures, whiteout ...

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  16. Jewell-Murkowski feud could hurt Interior's funding, prioritiesRead the original story

    Thursday | The Westerner

    Phil Taylor, E&E reporter Interior Secretary Sally Jewell's relationship with a key Alaska senator remained on thin ice yesterday, complicating Jewell's efforts to boost agency funding and advance the Obama administration's legislative agenda. Jewell told reporters yesterday that she and Energy and Natural Resources Chairwoman Lisa Murkowski have maintained "a constructive relationship."

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  17. The 2015 Iditarod Now Scheduled to Run From Fairbanks to Nome.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PRWeb

    ... to Nome. The Iditarod Trail Committee made the announcement on February 10, 2015 after the trail conditions in the Alaska Mountain Range were judged to be unsafe. Located in the center of Alaska, the Fairbanks region with a population of 99,200 is ...

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  18. Illuminare Wines: Shading the light on red wineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Examiner.com

    ... achieves so expertly. He strives to utilize maximum extraction with less oak. Aaron with his wife Cherie moved from Alaska to California in 1999. Aaron completed the fire academy but jobs were scarce in Anchorage so after working for a time with ...

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  19. Iron Dog turns into wet ride for Outside teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Anchorage Daily News

    As a gang of Alaska snowmachine racers Wednesday celebrated their arrival at the Nome halfway point of the 2,000-mile Iron Dog wilderness race, a couple of competitors from Outside were 115 miles back along the Iditarod Trail in Golovin trying to repair a pair of snowmachines that Tuesday went down like submarines. Dieter Strobel from Minnesota and Randy Gravatt from Idaho were just lucky that when their ships sank the water was only about waist deep -- if you can call being up to your waist in water in 15-degree temperatures lucky.

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  20. Fur Rondy Melodrama celebrates 25 years of villains, damsels and preposterous punsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Anchorage Daily News

    Throckmorton Dirtbag and Hugh DeMann play cards for a chance to marry Saran Dippity Springblossom , second from left, in the Rondy Melodrama Deja Vu All Over Again, in Chicken, Alaska, which is celebrating its 25th Anniversary with showings at the Snow Goose Theatre Feb. 27 - Mar. 14. Monday, Feb. 23, 2015 Carmen Geddit is played by Stacy Miller and Dennis Sullivan is Throckmorton Dirtbag "the villain" in the Rondy Melodrama Deja Vu All Over Again in Chicken, Alaska which is celebrating its 25th Anniversary with showings at the Snow Goose Theatre Feb. 27 - Mar. 14. Monday, Feb. 23, 2015 Carmen Geddit, played by Stacy Miller, gets ahold of Hugh DeMann "the hero" played by Scott Kile in Act 1 of the Rondy Melodrama Deja Vu All Over Again in Chicken, Alaska, which is celebrating its 25th Anniversary with showings at the Snow Goose Theatre Feb. 27 - Mar. 14. Monday, Feb. 23, 2015 The Alaska ... (more)

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