Refine Search

Fairbanks fed building gets ventilation upgrade

...isn't suitable for a retrofit at the 40-year-old building, and a new system is required.The U.S. General Services Administration maintains federal government facilities. It says the project will go to bid this summer. Construction should...
Historians gain some ground in fight to keep records in Alaska

...attempt is unlikely to succeed, however, as proceeds from federal land sales must first go through the General Services Administration and can't go directly to the archives without additional legislation. "I think it probably is hopeless...
Former Coast Guard cutter Storis headed to scrap yard

...decommissioned in 2007 and was auctioned by the General Service Administration last summer.A nonprofit organization called...businessmen who bought the ship but does say the General Service Administration "botched the disposal. They didn't give...
Empire Editorial: A good salmon flip-flop

...noted by U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski on Monday is good news indeed for Alaska's fishing industry.The General Services Administration has refused, upon review of their policies, to allow non-governmental organizations that "certify...
USDA finds no takers for new Fairbanks greenhouse

...offices, storage space and areas for starting seeds.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports the federal General Services Administration in January will start the process for disposing of the complex. Preference would be given to the USDA and...
Salvors refloat federal vessel that sank in Kodiak

...DEA in 2009 reclassified the vessel as government surplus. The refuges took ownership that year from the General Services Administration and spent $100,000 refurbishing the motors and foredeck.The boat had a range of 600 to 700 miles. It...
An uncertain future for the Coast Guard Cutter Storis

...Storis met what many considered its demise when the historic ship was placed on the auction block on the General Services Administration website last week.Many of those who once sailed aboard the ship, which served in World War II and made...
Juneau group asks new owner to save the Storis

...decommissioned in 2007, the Storis was sold in a General Services Administration auction that closed on June 27.The higher...successful with their perseverance."The General Services Administration did not identify the high bidder for the...
Federal Bldg. lifts ban on anti-war views

...their events within the building. "None of us are perfect," said Bill Lesh, spokesman for the U.S. General Services Administration. Attorney Douglas Mertz represented the Juneau chapter of Veterans for Peace and the Juneau-Douglas Little...
Alaska Digest whether Tanadgusix Corp. bought the dry dock with the promise that they would move it to Alaska. The General Services Administration said Tanadgusix officials deceived the agency and the company planned all along to keep it in Hawaii...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback