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State plans meetings on Ambler road despite village objections Alaska village are boycotting two days of meetings being conducted by a state agency to discuss a 220-mile road to the Ambler Mining District.Second Chief PJ Simon said community members did not believe their sentiments were adequately taken into account...
Talks progress on 220-mile Ambler road

...the Northwest Arctic Borough.The Alaska Legislature appropriated $8.5 million to study the environmental effects of the Ambler Mining District Industrial Access Road. The Alaska Industrial Development and Exporting Authority is starting work on the permit...
Feds to test arctic village of Ambler for presence of asbestos

...investigators plan to test the air in the northwest Arctic village of Ambler in mid-August because spots in the village are tainted with...there's a health risk from the asbestos, which is found in Ambler in a less-potent form called chrysotile, said Tom Bolen...
Snowmobiler charged in doctor's death

ANCHORAGE - A 20-year-old Ambler man was charged with second-degree murder in the collision death of an Anchorage doctor whose dog sled was rammed by the man's...
Juneau Access Project manager resigns, but no setback predicted for road north

...meeting of the House and Senate transportation committees, which gathered to discuss the Juneau project and a proposed road to Ambler in northwest Alaska.Members of Juneau's Government Hill delegation were unaware of the change, but Sen. Dennis Egan...
State | Local | AK legislature
With one week to go, Parnell weighs in on the issues

...mega-project proposals like the Juneau Access Project, Susitna-Watana Hydroelectric Project, Knik Arm Bridge and Toll Authority and Ambler Mining District Access Project.That doesn't include approximately $70 million in expected costs should legislators opt...
State | AK legislature
Alaska Senate passes $2.2B capital budget

...restraint" and eliminate continued funding toward what she called low-priority mega-projects, like the Knik Arm bridge, Ambler mining access road and Juneau access road.The budget reflected a $245 million financing package for the heat and power plant...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Listen to those threatened by concealed carry on campus

...waiting for updates. I was also a resident advisor while at Virginia Tech. In fact, for a year, I lived and worked in West Ambler Johnston, in the actual dorm room where two people were killed. This act of gun violence was horrific. However, none of...
Klondike Trail of '98 International Road Relay results

...Klawock, 16:47:02; 7. Alaskan Amblers, Sitka, 16:51:45; 8. Fly-by-Night...Southeast-based teams 4. Carol Hwang, Alaskan Amblers, 1:01:11; 5. Colleen Jones, Shaken...28:06; 8. Soren Wuerth, Alaskan Amblers, 1:28:27; 10. Tom Waldo, Runs...
State studying ways to link Ketchikan, Gravina Island

...D.C.-based watchdog group recently dubbed another "bridge to nowhere." There also are the roads to Umiat, Nome and Ambler, which supporters say will help improve access for resource development.Lois Epstein, an engineer who has followed the Gravina...


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