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Millions of images, one Alaska

...connect with their ancestors," according to the organization's website, this project has also helped the State of Alaska dot some i's and cross some t's when it comes to records keeping.State Archivist Dean Dawson oversaw this digitizing...
In shrinking town of Cold Bay, a last kid

...long known as the World Famous Weathered Inn.Beyond the airport, which is owned by the state and maintained by the Alaska DOT, Cold Bay is also the headquarters of the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge, a 300,000-acre wilderness area that...
DOT's 'Reflectosaurus' goes to safety school

...with drivers and looking and double-checking both ways before crossing the street.The Reflectosaurus is part of the Alaska DOT's Safe Routes to School program, Moulton said."The mission of the Safe Routes to School program is to teach kids...
Governor clears desks at Alaska DOT

Just days after defending the Juneau Access Improvements Project to Gov. Bill Walker, Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities Acting Commissioner Pat Kemp was removed from his position, Walker spokeswoman Grace Jang confirmed.
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Contests available to students

...Statewide Aviation Art Contest deadline for submission is January 17. All submissions should be sent to Aviation Art Contest, AK DOT Aviation, P.O. Box 196900, Anchorage, AK 99519-6900. Submissions will be judged according to the rules, which...
LeRoy H. Coon fish.In 1975, the coon family returned to Alaska and where LeRoy began a 24-year long career with the State of Alaska DOT Bridge Design Division. During that period he inspected just about every bridge in the state and developed friendships...
Tips and resources from Alaska DOT for safe holiday travel

JUNEAU - The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities would like to remind drivers to prepare for safe winter travel in the Last Frontier. According to a release from the department, drivers should check 511.alaska.
Study to decide if state highway contracts are fair

...They are referred to as "race-conscious" programs. Alaska DOT/PF used to follow "race-conscious" guidelines...including Alaska, must conduct their own studies. The Alaska DOT/PF says it wants the study performed by a firm that...
DOT's credibility takes a hit in IFA dispute

...betrayal. In 1998, recognizing that the AMHS does not have the resources to adequately serve all communities in Southeast Alaska, DOT commissioner Joseph Perkins signed a Memorandum of Understanding in support the IFA's efforts. It now appears that...
My Turn: State uses misleading rhetoric in road debate

...million a year in extra vehicle repairs and operating costs, that's $212 per motorist. The ASCE also reports that the Alaska DOT estimates its maintenance needs are underfunded by at least $40 million annually. Wouldn't it be more economical...


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