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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...
Ketchikan community center becomes teaching tool

...coming mines," he said. "If we don't get a workforce ready, we're going to miss it again."The need to build infrastructure and housing will require about 190 full-time, skilled workers, he said."There's going to be a housing...
State must work to build infrastructure

I want to commend Gov. Sean Parnell for his insight and forward thinking pertaining to the deferred maintenance of Alaska's state-owned facilities, especially during this critical time of uncertainty about federal participation.
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...
My Turn: Southeast Alaska is doing OK under Murkowski more of Alaska's resources to bring jobs and revenue to the state. A subsection of that step is to build infrastructure to make marketing more economic. That step earned him support of 70 percent of the Republicans in the primary...
Right now, the state is in need of a stronger economic plan

...both won't do the job either. The third requirement, unmentioned, is a strong economic plan. The state must build infrastructure and amend law and regulations to encourage business and jobs. A natural gas pipeline, preferably financed by...
Knik Arm Crossing an investment in Alaska

...48 who would prefer not to see any federal investment in Alaska. But complacency doesn't suit us - we need to build infrastructure in order for our economy and our communities to thrive. Investment in our roads, bridges, airports and ports...
Gov. Sean Parnell seeks spending levels comparable to current year; faces challenges ahead

...prefer a more consistent level of capital spending "that we can afford right now to put jobs on the street and build infrastructure that fuels more economic activity."The operating and capital budgets for the current spending year total $11...
AK mines produce $3.8 billion in 2011

...Council of Alaska Producers testified to the joint committee mining companies are not going to wait for the state to build infrastructure. However, public and private cooperation, like Greens Creek's switching from diesel generation to hydroelectric...


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