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Ketchikan shipyard to raise totem

...carver Jon Rowan of Klawock, is the start of a change to how people frequently think about shipyards, said Vigor Alaska General Manager Mike Pearson."There's a place for art and color in a shipyard. We're moving away from a 19th and 20th...
Bartlett Foundation and Armed Services YMCA thanks supporters

...Foundation and Armed Services YMCA would like to acknowledge donors and sponsors:ATT, Anheiser Busch, Alaska Airlines, Alaska General Store, Anchorage Golf Course, Bear's Tooth Theatre Club, The Bears Lair, Frank Bickford, Blue Heron Gifts at...
My Turn: Time to complete Governor Hammond's vision

...levels, the time has come for Alaska fully to implement Gov. Hammond's vision.During the current fiscal year, Alaska general fund spending will total roughly $6.2 billion. In the budget sitting on Gov. Walker's desk, this year the...
My Turn: Juneau Access road is a distraction

...Access (HD 31-32)" project from the Capital Budget, SB 119, for $30 million in federal plus $5 million in Alaska general funds. Unfortunately, DOTPF has not completed the required supplemental EIS, so we must assume, in this limited...
Letter: Why Alaskans hate Big Oil

...get every year from the oil-funded Permanent Fund.We hate the tax they pay to fund 90 percent of the State of Alaska general fund.We hate the thousands of direct and indirect jobs they bring to us.We hate the millions they donate every...
Thanks for cancer fundraiser

...Alaska Club ? JRC, Alaska Dames Consignment Shop, Specs in the City, Urban Eskimo, Lisa Davidson's Boutique, Alaska General Store, Odom Company/Coca Cola, Rufus K. Page Gifts on the Wharf, Krista May's FROG Soap Company, Mad Hatter's...
Business owners: Summer numbers up this year

...summer, and operationally it was a good summer. It made us glad we're in the business and we live here."Cycle Alaska general manager Briana Swanson said the company's tours saw a little spike this summer as well, but the real boost in revenue...
Accumulated Fragments: Histories entwined: A ship, her origins and her adventures

...authority vested in me by his Imperial Majesty the Emperor of Russia, I transfer to you the Russian possessions of Alaska." General Rousseau replied, "I accept it on behalf of the Government of the United States". Thus, ended the ceremony...
Historian tells the story behind Alaska Day

...Rousseau, by authority from His Majesty, the Emperor of Russia, I transfer to the United States the territory of Alaska." General Lovell Rousseau accepted the territory. General Jefferson C. Davis established his residence in the governor's...
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5 things to know about Tuesday's election

...ticket that year was President George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton. A full two-thirds of voters turned out in Alaska general elections in 2004 and 2008.SHALL WE MEET?: Every 10 years, Alaskans are asked whether there should be a constitutional...


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