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Letter: Alaska needs a state-owned bank

...about Wall Street banks. Start a public bank and get Alaska moving. Create money as Wall Street banks do and build infrastructure and we all prosper.Why am I surrounded by fools and such foolishness?Ray SouthwellNikiski
Study calls Skagway-Yukon electrical link financially feasible

...Basically, the information will now be shared," he said. "It's not just governments thinking they have to build infrastructure out of pocket."In the longer term, the Yukon-Skagway link may become even more valuable. The Municipality...
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Alaska's Internet speeds among nation's slowest

...the Lower 48.David Morris, a GCI vice president, said the state, hospitals or schools sometimes will pay to build infrastructure for faster Internet to provide important community services. Once the infrastructure is in place, an Internet...
Alaska Editorial: SB99 opens wider opportunities for Southeast Alaska

...Bokan and $125 million for Niblack.The bonds would provide loan funds to the mines' owners, allowing them to build infrastructure at the mine operations. Building infrastructure is key to proceeding with mining.The rare earth minerals will...
AK village relocation hits snag when ship runs aground

...effort will resume next summer.The Marines-led effort is in its fourth year of a five-year mission to help build infrastructure at Mertarvik as part of the military's "Innovative Readiness Training" program, which provides pre-deployment...
Who wants to vote out Santa Claus?

...highway projects. It is a record amount of money to build infrastructure and create jobs. Sound off on the important When he ran for governor he campaigned to build infrastructure and streamline government. He did it despite criticism...
Alaska editorial: In support of the governor's revenue plan

...Not only will construction of the gas line create jobs, but the influx of new gas and oil tax revenue would build infrastructure to sustain and attract new businesses to communities. Alaska would be able to provide jobs for its youth, and...
My Turn: Voting for the future of Alaska

...the state has that in its $25 billion permanent fund, not to spend, but against which to guarantee bonds to build infrastructure, boosting each community. In Alaska when we vote for governor, we also are voting for fish and game commissioner...
Telecom, media workers among top AK earners

...fiber-optic cables and access to high-speed Internet, Morris said. The company acquired private investment to build infrastructure to the villages so a variety of business, such as online banking, could be done with residents, he added. Anchorage...
My Turn: Voters say 'build those roads'

...this time has almost destroyed the timber industry. Alaskans are trying to regain control of fish and game and build infrastructure to support statehood. Instead of the feds being backed by absentee Republican business interests, they are backed...


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