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Melting the Ice Curtain, Pt. 1

...February 1989, a dog sled bearing red nylon webbing emblazoned with "DuPont Thermax" was hauled into Anchorage's Egan Convention Center.The reason for the garish promotion was a lesson in "adventure diplomacy," Paul Schurke told a group of assembled...
Girl Scouts honored

...Ceremony recognized the Girl Scout Rehabilitation Station Program Team on Feb. 5, 2002, in a ceremony at the Egan Convention Center in Anchorage. William T. Hogarth, Assistant Administrator for Fisheries at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
Knowles gets tepid reception from AFN

...Convention. In his speech, Knowles focused on the "urban-rural divide," and told a packed ballroom at the Egan Convention Center in downtown Anchorage that the state's appeal of the Katie John decision had created a "painful dilemma" for...
Feds hold suicide prevention hearing

...among Alaska Natives. The "listening session" is scheduled for 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday at the downtown Egan Convention Center. The event is among 10 hearings taking place across the country through Feb. 10 to address disproportionate...
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...such calls. David Kagoona, 49, was believed to be alive when a security guard found him Sept. 19 behind the Egan convention center and called police. Kagoona was dead 43 minutes later when help first arrived. Police procedures state that when...
Democrats give Knowles another run for governor

...with the right experience and integrity to get us on the right path," said Knowles, on a phone call from the Egan Convention Center in Anchorage. Early results of the Republican primary indicated Knowles will square off against former Wasilla...
Anchorage welcomes AFN delegates

...500 delegates, will pump more than $3.3 million into local businesses, she said. Both events are at the Egan Convention Center. "It's the 'Big One' for the Anchorage convention industry," said Jim Henderson, the bureau's vice...
Palin upsets Murkowski

...look encouraging and at the same time very humbling," said Palin, on the phone from Election Central at the Egan Convention Center in Anchorage, where all GOP candidates gathered Tuesday night. Democratic candidate and former Gov. Tony Knowles...
Hope for Knowles' summit?

...said: "I think, on this issue, people try not to lose hope." Forty-two Alaska leaders will gather at the Egan Convention Center to ponder a legal, social and political issue that has been intractable for the past 12 years: How can the state...
Military presents missile defense plans for Alaska

...said at the Anchorage meeting. But despite a noisy demonstration that drew about 50 protesters outside the Egan Convention Center prior to the meeting, only three people took advantage of the public hearing to voice their concerns. The hearing...


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