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Businesses weigh in on state budget problems

...the state economy a challenge. For example, ExxonMobil, BP and ConocoPhillips belong to the statewide and Fairbanks chambers of commerce as well as to AEDC.Katie Marquette, a spokeswoman for Walker, did not address how many companies are in...
Gov. Walker: Pot law won't be delayed

...that will legalize the use and sale of marijuana, his office announced Tuesday.Walker said at a Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce meeting in December that he hoped to delay implementation of the commercial sales component of the law, which...
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Walker considers pot sales delay

...infrastructure is properly in place," the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.In comments this week to the Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce, Walker responded to a question about how the administration would approach writing challenging regulations...
Alaska Editorial: UA system will need strong leadership, support from the state

The following editorial first appeared in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: The announcement earlier this month that University of Alaska President Pat Gamble will retire in June comes at a challenging time for the university system.
ExxonMobil manager says work going well at Point Thomson

...investment is a reason to vote against repeal of an oil tax measure passed in 2013, an ExxonMobil official told the Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday.Production manager Karen Hagedorn, in a speech noting progress on the Point Thomson field, said...
Air chief says Fairbanks progresses on cleaner air

FAIRBANKS - The director of the Alaska's Air Quality Division says Fairbanks is making progress toward cleaner air but could be classified as a "serious" offender in 2015.
Business news roundup

...governor's appointee to the Alaska Mineral's Commission and a director for the Resource Development Council, the Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce and Usibelli Coal Mine, Inc.Northrim BanCorp announced in October its plans to purchase Southeast's Alaska...
Young announces plans for 3 House debates, forums

...forums in the lead-up to the November general election.Young's campaign says he'll participate in a Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce forum on Oct. 28 and an Alaska Public Media debate on Oct. 30. His campaign had previously said he would...
Art workshop with Lucas Elliot to be held Saturday

Fairbanks illustrator Lucas Elliot will host a free art workshop this Saturday, Oct. 25, from 1:15-5 p.m. at the Douglas Library.
Project urges Interior residents to give thanks

FAIRBANKS - Sixteen months ago, Geoff Welch made a quiet proposition to anyone who wandered through the doors at Date-Line Digital Printing. If they wanted to send a thank-you card to someone, he'd give one to them for free.


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