Educator Spotlight: Jenna Wiersma

...I work as an ABA tutor for individuals on the autism spectrum outside of school. I received Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) Level 1 and 2 certification and I attend national autism conferences.What are some engaging units...
Tsunami comms test tomorrow morning

...Association will be testing the tsunami warning communications system across the state at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday...and Marine Radio.Officials say the test in the communication system is part of Tsunami Preparedness Week, which takes...
My Turn: Negotiating the rapids of Arctic, Alaska oil and natural gas reserves

...event of a major oil spill will have to be considered. Second, because of inadequate geological maps, patchy communication systems, and polar icecap melting, iceberg movements become uncertain and unpredictable. Third, the lack of transportation...
The Forgotten Battle for Alaska: Part 2

...busy during these years conducting geographic and scientific expeditions and, in the early 1900s, setting up communications systems plus road and trail networks.In 1904, the Navy designated Kiska Island in the Aleutians a naval reservation...
GCI to buy ACS' wireless division for $300 million

...biggest telecommunications companies is getting smaller. Another is getting a bit larger.On Thursday, Alaska Communications Systems (ACS) announced it will sell its cellphone operations to General Communication Inc. (GCI) in a deal worth...
Thank you from Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 70

...Corporation, Goldbelt Inc.Corporation, Tlingit and Haida Vocational Training and Resource Center, Alaska Communication Systems, Coeur Alaska-Kensington Mine, Hecla Greens Creek Mining Company, IBEW Local 1547, Laborers Union Local...
Police blame communication, not Facebook, for mix-up do. It was a communication error."JPD had requested assistance from the troopers via the law enforcement communication system called TWX, short for Teletype Writer Exchange. TWX is a part of the International Justice and Public Safety...
Rural Alaska telecom services to be expanded

...service over its own LTE network, the Alaska Wireless Network could see a drop in roaming traffic.GCI and Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc. closed on AWN, which merged the two companies' infrastructure, in July 2013. Each telecom continues...
An aurora detector in Petersburg

...links in Ketchikan and near Juneau, in 1956.Gilliland, who came to Southeast Alaska to maintain a White Alice communication system station 52 years ago, said he has bookmarked the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute's aurora...
Surplus to balance district's budget district approached its Internet provider to get more bandwidth they were denied. The provider, Alaska Communications Systems, said they were unable to provide more, said David Means, the district's director of administration.The...


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