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My Turn: Alaska, Iceland teaming up on geothermal is a win-win

...and diplomatic briefings in Reykjavik, Iceland, confirmed for me that citizens of this...and bust. My long-term interest in Iceland has focused on that nation's expertise...CSG colleagues, our experience to help Iceland deal with a major fiscal crisis. A year...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112108/opi_358417467.shtml
Remembering the Vikings - 'iron slicks' of the muskegs

Have you ever seen oil patches in the muskegs around Juneau? In Iceland, these patches are called "jarnbrak" ("iron slick"). This common sight in this region is a sure sign of anaerobic bacteria...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-24/remembering-vikings-iron-slicks-musk
Outdoors
Iceland president says whale hunt only for research

ANCHORAGE - The president of Iceland said Monday it would be wrong to ascribe...whale hunt in more than a decade. Iceland launched three ships on Sunday to...resumption of commercial whaling by Iceland. Asked if that were the case, President...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081903/sta_whalehunt.shtml
News
Murkowski attending Arctic conference

ANCHORAGE - U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski is attending a conference in Iceland focused on the Arctic.Murkowski's office says the Alaska Republican and U.S. Arctic representative Admiral Robert Papp will...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-30/murkowski-attending-arctic-conference
State
Iceland service from ANC begins Wed.

...Sundays and flights to Reykavjik on Mondays and Thursdays.The Iceland-based airline's website lists flight time from Anchorage...passengers convenient and economical flights from Alaska to Iceland and a refreshing new option when flying from Alaska to Europe...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-14/iceland-service-anc-begins-wed
State
Bankrupt Iceland is getting steamed

...might achieve some of their demands. Take Iceland, the first but surely not the last country...neoliberal Independent Party collapsed. Iceland's interim government, built from a...to fall in the current global crash. Iceland's currency, the krona, has collapsed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021109/opi_386865448.shtml
Parnell talks energy with Iceland president

...this week meeting with several world leaders. Parnell and Iceland President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson on Wednesday discussed areas...economic development. Grimsson has invited Alaskans to visit Iceland to investigate further the role geothermal energy can play...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092508/reg_336770284.shtml
Fish are food, and fashion

...seafood CEOs.Sigfusson, the director of Iceland Ocean Cluster, does his business by improving...industry continues into the future.Both Iceland's and Alaska's economies rest heavily...in a total of $7 billion annually to Iceland's economy, and $5.8 billion to Alaska's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-01-31/fish-are-food-and-fashion
Local
Conference to promote economic creativity

What do Juneau and Iceland have in common? A fish-driven economy...insights of Thor Sigfusson, visiting from Iceland next week to speak on innovation in...founder and managing director of the Iceland Ocean Cluster, will give his perspective...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-01-24/conference-promote-economic-creativity
Local
Icelandic fashion designer kicks off 'Bling'

...acclaimed fashion designer from Reykjavik, Iceland. In Juneau, Sigurðardottir's talk...in 1960, designer Sigurðardottir left Iceland for the first time to attend Parsons School...creating pieces that are reflective of Iceland's landscape."I wanted to create...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-01-16/icelandic-fashion-designer-kicks-bling
Art

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