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  • Fairbanks utilities are investigating ways to simplify and encourage conversion to natural gas when it becomes available.Interior Gas Utility board chairman Bob Shefchik told the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority board of directors Aug. 25 that the goal of a conversion working group...

    Wed, 09/10/2014 - 11:50am
  • Signs of fall are in the air. This is the time of the year when I start getting questions about how much longer the Homer Farmers Market will be going. I always love to point out that it will go through the month of September and then continue as long as our dedicated farmers are willing to keep com...

    Wed, 09/10/2014 - 11:48am
  • Due to some extra paperwork, construction on a Sterling Highway erosion mitigation project was delayed to next construction season.The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities had planned to begin work at Milepost 153.3 of the Sterling Highway as early as spring 2014, Jill Reese, DO...

    Wed, 09/10/2014 - 11:44am
  • Matanuska-Susitna Borough officials are prepping for negotiations with the U.S. Transportation Department to resolve $12.3 million the borough owes the feds for its failed ferry plan. In all, the Mat-Su Borough received $21.2 million from the Federal Transit Administration from three grants awarded ...

    Wed, 09/03/2014 - 2:29pm
  • JUNEAU (AP) — The largest union representing workers on the Alaska Marine Highway System has ratified a three-year contract. The state Department of Administration on Tuesday announced the ratification by The Inlandboatmen’s Union of the Pacific. Commissioner Curtis Thayer said the state looked ...

    Wed, 09/03/2014 - 2:27pm
  • ANCHORAGE (AP) — Employees of Enstar Natural Gas Co. will end their strike. The attorney for the union representing plumbers and steamfitters told KTVA that dozens of employees voted to stop the strike without getting a new contract. The company would have to accept the offer of employees returnin...

    Wed, 09/03/2014 - 2:26pm
  • Cook Inlet oil producers have boosted output 25 percent in the last year, data from the state Department of Natural Resources indicates. Production averaged 16,288 barrels per day in the first half of 2014 compared with 13,087 barrels per day in the same period of 2013....

    Wed, 09/03/2014 - 2:24pm
  • Cook Inlet oil producers have boosted output 25 percent in the last year, data from the state Department of Natural Resources indicates. Production averaged 16,288 barrels per day in the first half of 2014 compared with 13,087 barrels per day in the same period of 2013....

    Wed, 09/03/2014 - 2:24pm
  • Cleaning windows and hauling trash might not seem to be businesses that go hand in hand. For 33-year Homer resident Bev Vosburgh, Clear View Window Washing and RRR Trash & Recycling have both proven to be successful small businesses. This year, Clear View celebrates 30 years and RRR celebrates 2...

    Wed, 09/03/2014 - 2:21pm
  • Cook Inlet stakeholders are asking the state Board of Fisheries to consider more changes to area fisheries this winter. Fishery participants have submitted nine agenda change requests, or ACRs, which would open up certain aspects of Cook Inlet management plans during the 2014-2015 meeting year, rath...

    Wed, 09/03/2014 - 2:12pm

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