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Obama to walk fine line on climate, energy

...clear the way for more drilling.Aside from brief campaign stops, few presidents have spent significant time in Alaska. President Warren Harding, shortly before his death in 1923, toured nine Alaska communities in three parts of the state.
Empire Editorial: We wish you were here, Mr. President

Welcome to Alaska, President Obama!We wish you were here.Sure, we're happy to send a reporter and photographer to welcome you to Anchorage, but we think...
Cruise association responds to alleged violations

...quality standards.In a statement sent Thursday, four days after the Empire revealed the alleged violations, CLIA-Alaska president John Binkley said the industry is investing over $500 million to significantly reduce emissions. "We also have...
AG denies LNG plant sale

...agreement originally struck in November 2014 (with Fairbanks Natural Gas) was both reasonable and fair," Harvest Alaska president Sean Kolassa said.The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority, or AIDEA, board of directors has approved...
Tribes, public work toward unified voice

...said, ultimately, conversation has to result in action. Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska President Richard Peterson on Wednesday called on the state to do more on the issue, saying a recent report was "seriously...
Quick to the gold

...are competing in 25 Olympic sports."It is all about the abilities and not the disabilities," Special Olympics Alaska President Jim Balamaci said. "This is what sports should be about and CJ and Christine are a part of that. It is about our...
UA appoints new president

...Alaska Dispatch News reported the university announced Tuesday that Jim Johnsen would replace retiring University of Alaska President Pat Gamble. Johnsen, who serves as senior vice president of Alaska Communications, will take over as president...
University of Alaska's presumptive president visits Juneau for question session

University of Alaska president candidate Jim Johnsen said he expects the state university system to be providing fewer academic programs in 10 years, but that...
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Battle over blackwater

...Alaskans) should be allowed to be part of the process."John Binkley, Cruise Lines International Association of Alaska president and former state legislator, said cruise ship water treatment technology "has changed dramatically" over the years...
UAS chancellor to celebrate retirement with bash

...1999 and announced his retirement in October.Current Provost Rick Caulfield will start work as chancellor June 1. Caulfield was selected to replace Pugh by University of Alaska President Pat Gamble after a months-long national search.


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