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Noting a slower economy, Fed no closer to a rate hike

...statement also said household spending had declined, though incomes were described as rising strongly, in part reflecting lower energy prices. It also mentioned that the housing recovery remained slow.The sharp drop in oil and gasoline prices had been...
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Juneau Juniors win district title 15-1 over Sitka We really started off sluggish and we needed a spark. At the state level you are not going to get away with low energy games."Sitka's Nyla Duncan singled to start the top of the fifth, advanced on a Miah Dumag ground out to Harp and...
Forest Service chief tours Tongass with Murkowski

...building the necessary, associated infrastructure in southeast Alaska. Greater use of biomass could create jobs and lower energy costs, he said.Tidwell is the first federal official that Murkowski is scheduled to host during the current congressional...
A Trip South: Chillin' out in Chile

...side of the road that night, so she told us that we'd instead stay at her house. A late wake up combined with our low energy levels kept us from riding Christmas day. The family really wanted us to stay, and especially considering the great...
Juneau biker challenges second 500-mile race

...four-person in 31:55."There were a few times that I hadn't eaten enough," Sheufelt commented. "I got a little low energy. I am going to make some minor adjustments, nothing major. I think the key in these ultra races is pacing and keeping...
House Dems announce leadership for 28th Alaska Legislature

...forward to helping our caucus develop our resources for the maximum benefit of Alaskans, working across the aisle to lower energy costs, growing our economy, and building an education system that will give everyone who wants a good job the skills...
Alaska Digest

...what they now pay to power their homes, Yoder said. If it's feasible in Galena, nuclear power could be used to lower energy costs throughout rural Alaska, state lawmakers said. Gov. Frank Murkowski's spokeswoman, Becky Hultberg, said...
Daschle, Murkowski side with oil companies on gas-line tax break

...River report predicted that the proposed tax credits would benefit all consumers by making possible a line that will lower energy prices. At the same time, the credits would likely cost the government nothing, it said. That's because the authors...
Alaska Editorial: It's time to look for oil in Bristol Bay

...that is insensitive to environmental concerns. But at long last the concerns of the residents of the area to achieve lower energy costs are being heard. That is a real need - as is the national urgency in finding new oil and gas resources that will...
Alaska needs more hydroelectric projects

...yet relatively closely-situated hydroelectric facilities. As a direct and proximate result, we enjoy some of the lowest energy costs in Alaska, and we don't have to worry about a diminishing natural gas supply impeding our future energy well-being...


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