Maybe we should secede," was a comment at the Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce meeting the Wednesday after the Aug. 22 primary election. The comment was in jest. Seceding had been tried and failed.
In an exciting last-minute success, a team of students trying to cap a mock-oil spill with aquatic robots succeeded.
Dungeness harvest predicted to be down, Ionospheric research center operational, Anchorage program targets trash bears, Man survive bear mauling near Kenai
...very many of them," Madden said of the ferry, which is being jointly funded by the Mat-Su Borough and the Office of Naval Research. The $50 million, 195-foot ferry will displace 940 tons fully loaded. It is designed to lift a central barge...
ANCHORAGE - A rocket launched from an Alaska island Tuesday is carrying an experimental Navy satellite designed to provide safer combat communications.
Thunder Mountain High School freshman Nathalie Aguirre, 15, center, receives a hug from her friend Teresa Rose, 15, as her teammate Trevor Ham, 15, pulls their remotely controlled vehicle out of the water at the Augustus Brown Pool on Sunday. Sea Perch is sponsored by the Office of Naval Research as part of the National Naval Responsibility for Naval Engineering in order to encourage students to pursue careers in science and engineering in general, and naval architecture, marine engineering, naval engineering and advanced marine design. The program is funded locally through the Juneau Economic Development Council.
MINNEAPOLIS - Jesse Ventura is back for another stab at TV stardom, this time hosting a program that digs into conspiracy theories, including alternate views of what was behind the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and the purpose of a sprawling research center in remote Alaska.
A transportation route that has fascinated visionaries in the far north for centuries deserves practical study: shipping natural gas directly from the North Slope to market in tankers until a pipeline is operational.
...improvements expands shipbuilding capacity to enable construction of two advanced technology E-Crafts for the Office of Naval Research. The $30 million E-Crafts will be demonstrated as high-speed, ice-breaking, cargo-passenger ferries...
JUNEAU - The Juneau Economic Development Council, which promotes economic development through Technology Transfer and STEM education statewide through the Department of Defense funded SpringBoard program, recently announced the SeaPerch program, a hands-on underwater engineering curriculum that introduces pre-college students to underwater robotics.
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