The cost of travel by sea

...efforts to get workers to pay "a couple hundred bucks" for an unlimited seasonal pass have met stout resistance from union negotiators."Once you start looking at all the costs, they really add up," Thayer said, adding that the current offer from the...
State | Local | AK legislature
$1.9B capital budget unveiled

...a 16-4 vote. That spending package will now be the subject of a conference committee, consisting of House and Senate negotiators.___Online:SB119, the capital budget:, the operating budget: http://bit...
State | AK legislature
Sen. Finance unveils draft budget bill

...the version of the bill that passes the Senate and the one that passed the House would be hashed out by House and Senate negotiators in a conference committee. Also still outstanding is a plan for addressing Alaska's unfunded pension obligation.The...
State | AK legislature
Empire Readers' Council Editorial: 'Mount Trashmore' - it's complicated

...increased export of trash, to name a few.CBJ's last negotiation to secure the COC was ultimately unsuccessful. This time, negotiators will have that experience to guide them. And while the price tag will likely be high, we believe the final cost will be...
Nuclear plan 'backed' by 6 world powers

...Iran's chief nuclear negotiator signaled progress at talks...Tehran's chief nuclear negotiator, Abbas Araghchi, told Iranian...later told CNN that he thinks negotiators at the table are now "ready...upbeat comments suggested that negotiators in Geneva were moving from...
Sen. Finance pushes $9.1B op. budget

...remaining between the two versions, once a bill passes the Senate, will be subject to being worked out by House and Senate negotiators in a conference committee.For example, the Senate version includes $1.4 million for the Alaska Youth First Program...
State | AK legislature
South Sudan peace talks to open in Ethiopia

JUBA, South Sudan - Negotiators from South Sudan's two warring sides arrived Wednesday in sanitation and no safe drinking water."Two teams of five negotiators each arrived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and were expected to...
Negotiator helps end armed standoff

...Two hours later, five members of the trooper Special Emergency Response Team arrived. At about 4:30 a.m., a trooper negotiator arrived and was able to talk Stephan into giving himself up. Troopers said they believe alcohol was a factor in the incident...

...for selective relief from crippling economic sanctions has been accepted by six world powers, the country's chief nuclear negotiator said Thursday.Kerry's last-minute decision to join the talks suggests a deal could be imminent.The officials spoke...
Firefighters in bucket catch falling woman

...aerial device with a bucket in which firefighters can stand.Soden and a police negotiator responded to the call. The woman's relatives assisted negotiators, he said.Soden was watching from the next window as the bucket arm extended...


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