ANCHORAGE - The increase in the number of women prisoners in Alaska more than tripled that of male inmate growth between 2004 and 2013, according to a study by University of Alaska Anchorage researchers.
...new oil production takes years to come online, said Bill VanDyke, a private petroleum engineer and former director of the Alaska Department of Natural Resources' Oil and Gas Division."You wouldn't see (a return on) that in six months' time...
The U.S. Board of Geographic Names, which has authority to name geographic features for federal use, has received two proposals to name the same peak on Heintlzman Ridge. The area to be named is a summit located near Thunder Mountain.
Southeast Alaska's Inside Passage is now a precedent-setting wildlife viewing trail.
Mining companies told state lawmakers gathered for a conference on the future of resource development in the Interior that too few qualified workers is putting a strain on the industry.
Dahl, who will manage commercial accounts and business development, held a similar position at The First National Bank. The lifelong Juneau resident has been chosen president of the Juneau Glacier Valley Rotary for the 2001-2002 year.
...You may learn more about DOT&PF projects at www.dot.state.ak.us.? Davis is Southeast regional director of the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities
After fighting Alaska's natural gas pipeline plans for two years, ExxonMobil Corp. joined the state-sponsored pipeline effort Thursday, handing Gov. Sarah Palin another victory in her efforts to develop the state's huge natural gas reserves.
Doug Larsen deserves appreciation for a job well done as director of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game's Wildlife Conservation Division. I've dealt with Larsen in both his role as Southeast regional supervisor for the division and his capacity as division director. HE has impressed me with his friendliness, professionalism, conscientiousness and willingness to listen.
A seat on the Juneau International Airport Board left vacant by the death of Pete Carlson in September was among those filled Wednesday night after the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly interviewed applicants while sitting as the Human Resources Committee.Malcolm Menzies, a former Southeast Region director of the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, was named to complete Carlson's term on the board.
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