Forest Service chief expects busy firefighting season

...the committee, Sen. Maria Cantwell of Washington, called for Tidwell to work with other agencies to improve communications services during a forest fire. Last year's Carlton Complex fire in her home state left many residents without power...
Aurora Harbor internet service trends toward Snowcloud

...own business and prefers to do all his billing and banking online. Before setting up a contract with Southeast Communications Services, Drake had been paying nearly $300 a month due to data overage charges. Snowcloud offers basic home service...
A 'devastating' attack on airwaves

...Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, said.Egan and others share a concern for ARCS. That's the Alaska Rural Communications Service, a network of low-power TV transmitters the state owns, KTOO President and General Manager Bill Legere explained...
Lawmakers show no love to public media

...necessary with the budget shortfall looming.Egan introduced an amendment to reverse the cut."The Alaska Rural Communications Service... serving 185 rural Alaska villages, will be eliminated," he said. "The most under-served people in...
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If Spain tinkers, Costa ready for World Cup chance traveling to Brazil for the game and hoping to tweet and post about it on Facebook, the country's mobile communications services might pose their own challenge. Dropped voice calls are common even without the hundreds of thousands of soccer...
GCI to host Tech Quest scavenger hunt

...everywhere. GCI is also the leading provider of communications services to enterprise customers, particularly is dedicated to providing the best in communication services, including the state's largest wireless network...
As deal fails, GCI drops KTUU for rural airwaves

...viewers in the affected communities can receive the channel on Dish Network, DirecTV and other Alaska Rural Communications Service networks, as well as live streaming online and mobile devices.
Jr. Police Academy cancelled due to staffing shortages

...dispatch unit has been chronically understaffed for about the past 10 years. The Communication Center provides communication services for the police and fire departments as well as other city, state and federal agencies. It has to be staffed 24...
Glacier bear hit by vehicle disappears

...Barten said the report he got of a glacier bear sighting Friday came from OnStar, the General Motors emergency communications service. A dispatcher told him a car hit a glacier bear on Glacier Highway at the Peterson Creek bridge, about 25 miles...
Grant promotes career counseling in villages

...Dates to air the shows statewide - possibly on the Alaska One public television network and the Alaska Rural Communications Service - haven't been set, said Jim Mahan, station manager at KTOO-TV. The shows will examine how schools prepare...


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