Walker names first Cabinet picks

...the state's position in the project, saying Alaska isn't in the driver's seat. He said he also worried about letting companies with competing projects around the world determine if this one would advance. The state is pursuing the project with TransCanada...
Swimmers honor man by swimming laps

...National Park with fellow bus drivers every summer.Even his fellow swimmers knew little about him, but they enjoyed his company tremendously."This was a man who made the world a better place by his simple friendly presence," fellow lap swimmer Avalon...
Day of Caring donations breaks record

...nonprofit organizations and schools in Alaska as part of the company's annual Community Support and United Way Campaign in September...million in 200 nonprofits and schools in Alaska according to a company release. Wells Fargo's Alaska team members logged 10,250...
Thanks to those that who played a part in our USO fund raiser

...more than $3,000.00, to be donated to the Wounded Warriors in Southeast Alaska. We would like to thank the following companies and/or individuals that donated: The Fraternal Order of Eagles. Doug Chilton, Tongrass Retreat, Jewel Box, Annie...
Alaska North Slope lease sale takes in $54.5M

...bids was the highest since 1993, when companies paid $65.2 million for acreage in...12.8 million on 103 tracts. The company earlier this year acquired Alaska a price of $35.8 million. The company offered bids of nearly $6.5 million...
Mary Katherine Hillyer Fortney Texas. Mary (Katherine) worked along side her husband in many of their businesses including a skating rink, a logging company in Oregon and served as the accountant for Hillyer Construction and Hillyer Enterprises. After moving to Juneau in 1975...
Halliburton to buy Baker Hughes

...according to its website. The company employs 58,000 people worldwide...original proposal to buy the company - including that the offer...unanimously approved by both companies' boards of directors, release.The combined company will have more than 136,000...
BP: Deal with Hilcorp completed

...operations Janet Weiss made the announcement Wednesday.The company announced in April that it was selling all its interests in...or early retirement of another 200 people.Weiss said the companies have asked federal regulators to allow Hilcorp to become the...
Marianne Manning to lead presentation Saturday at the City Museum

...Collections program, Nov. 22 from 10:30 a.m.- noon. This is a free event with coffee provided by Heritage Coffee Company. In the exhibit at the City Museum, Marianne has focused her attention on "the place I have grown to love" since arriving...
Phone company ordered to provide address updates

...News-Miner reported Superior Court Judge Bethany Harbison on Thursday sided with the borough in its claim that the phone company has not been providing information that's useful in making updates to the 911 system.The borough took over management of...


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