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Road used to haul oil supplies reopens after flooding

...have been waiting to get back on the road and back to work, said Aves Thompson, executive director of the Alaska Trucking Association. The industry organization represents about 200 trucking and related companies.Even for contractors who...
Crews working to clear closed section of Dalton Highway lines.At one point, an estimated 100 trucks waited in limbo on both sides of the closed section, said Alaska Trucking Association Executive Director Aves Thompson.The state Department of Transportation plans to issue an update Sunday afternoon...
Driver makes nearly 5K flawless runs on haul road

...the service manager of Lynden's Fairbanks center.Schank received the 2014 Driver of the Year award by the Alaska Trucking Association and on Thursday added a special commendation from Gov. Sean Parnell to his list of honors.During the course...
Northwest Digest

...There's a new face behind the wheel at the Alaska Trucking Association. Aves Thompson was appointed Aug. 1 to head...was the director of the division. "We (the Alaska Trucking Association) looked around and found someone that we knew...
Federal official looks into state's transportation

...the Lower 48," John Hill, head of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, told members of the Alaska Trucking Association attending the group's annual meeting late last month. Hill visited industry representatives and learned...
Dirty diesel poses unnecessary risks

...diesel fuel will benefit not only school children, but truck drivers and everyone else. I wonder why the Alaska Trucking Association continues to fight clean air standards in Alaska when ironically truckers are set to benefit the most from...
Bill would spur panel to look at road to Atlin

...the Alaska Federation of Natives, the Alaska Miners Association, the Alaska State Chamber of Commerce, the Alaska Trucking Association and rural Alaska. The bill passed out of the House Transportation Committee on Thursday. It now heads to...
Column gave inaccurate picture of Moose Federation's work

...Police Department Employee's Association, Alaska State Troopers, city of Anchorage, Mat-Su Borough, Alaska Trucking Association and a very thankful charity list who no longer have to cut up a moose on the highway at 3 a.m.The Salvage...
SE lawmaker proposes $2 billion fund for transportation

...would be to approve projects that did not compete with federal transportation funds. Executive Director of the Alaska Trucking Association Aves Thompson said his organization supports the formation of a state transportation fund. He said the state...
House budget plan shows leadership

...submitted by the following organizations: Fiscal Policy Council of Alaska, Resource Development Council, Alaska Trucking Association, Anchorage Chamber of Commerce, Associated General Contractors of Alaska, The Alaska Support Industry Alliance...


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