Ferry advisory board to meet Monday

...Also on the docket is a presentation by the Southeast Conference and a strategic planning workshop.Members of the public may attend in person or call in for a teleconference at 1-800-315-6338. Use conference code 39051 when prompted.
Girls on the Run coordinator named Hometown Hero by Glamour Magazine

...AWARE, Inc. is an organization dedicated to providing comprehensive intervention and prevention, outreach and education regarding domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse. It's confidential crisis line is 1-800-478-1090.
House passes bill to expand Fairbanks migratory bird refuge

...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. A similar bill was vetoed last year by then-Gov...
No ferry reservations on Sunday

...maintain various other systems.If you are traveling on Sunday, book in advance at or call 1-800-642-0066.Anyone who needs to buy a ticket on Sunday must visit a ferry terminal. AMHS is advising those passengers...
APOC to meet Thursday in Anchorage

...adjourn at noon for lunch. An executive session will be held after lunch, and the commission is expected to adjourn by 3 p.m.Anyone interested in attending the meeting by teleconference may call 1-800-315-6338 and use code 41761#.
Chenega sailing canceled due to high seas

...from Cordova was canceled for the same reason.Affected passengers were contacted by AMHS staff, according to DOT. Updates can also be found at or by calling (907) 465-3941 or toll-free at 1-800-642-0066.
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Miners gather seeking bright spots

...because of low metals prices. A more somber mood will prevail compared with happier times, when gold prices were near $1,800 per ounce. They've been stuck at about $1,200 per ounce for an extended period.However, people are still at work...
Public Hearing to be held on federal wolf hunting, trapping season closure

...language interpreting services, closed captioning, or other accommodation needs to the Office of Subsistence Management at 1-800- 478-1456 or 907-786-3888, or e-mail by close of business Monday, Aug. 24.Additional...
Local sports calendar for Friday, Aug. 28

...9 a.m., Mount Roberts Tram Run (Empire Cup Race) at Mt. Roberts Lower Tram parking lot; 3.5 miles (ascends 1,800 feet and finishes at the Cross). Contact Linda Krueger at Registration forms available...
Local sports calendar for Aug. 16

...9 a.m., Mount Roberts Tram Run (Empire Cup Race) at Mt. Roberts Lower Tram parking lot; 3.5-miles (ascends 1,800 feet and finishes at the Cross). Contact Linda Krueger at'S TRIATHLONHome, 9 a...


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