Alaska Aerospace plans cheaper way to put bigger rockets into orbit

...Aerospace was founded and built the Kodiak Launch Complex in the 1990s, small-lift rockets were the preferred choice, and planners expected small rockets were the future of commercial spaceflight. As market attitudes shifted, so did Alaska Aerospace...
Soldotna to go paperless

...allocation for the devices was included in the Planning and Zoning department budget for the 2015 Fiscal Year, reported City Planner Stephanie Queen in a March 3, 2014 commission meeting packet."Packets for Planning and Zoning are getting to the point...
For Juneau and Alaska, gay marriage legalization is good for business

...weddings. An email inquiry was not returned as of press time. Couples braving the wedding planning process without a hired planner will find numerous other venues available for their ceremonies and celebrations. Baranof Hotel manager Steve Hamilton has...
State | Local
New Anchorage surveys to look at commuting habits

ANCHORAGE - Anchorage transportation planners are hoping two surveys this month will give them a better idea of transportation habits among drivers and bus commuters.One of...
Planners tackle Alaska's worst traffic bottleneck

ANCHORAGE - Road planners say they're looking at as many alternatives as possible as they...manager with the state Department of Transportation. He says the planners don't want critics to be able to come back later complaining that...
Hydro project planners submit environmental plans

ANCHORAGE - Alaska energy planners have taken a step toward licensing for the country's second tallest dam by submitting a two-year plan for environmental work...
Sitka Health Summit Planning Day 2014 a success

...and wellness. One citizen planner said, "I'm excited to be...most diverse yet. Citizen planners represented numerous community...the National Parks Service. Planners also represented a diverse...and collaboration, citizen planners brainstormed about 40 community...
Planners discuss area to protect herring spawning

City planners who proposed designating herring spawning...could affect the spawning habitat, planners wrote. Planners referred to an Alaska Department of...designated the special herring area, senior planner Ben Lyman said. But he will research...
Haven House granted permit under strict conditions

...House attorney Mary Alice McKeen represented the faith-based organization, and along with City and Borough of Juneau senior planner Beth McKibben, highlighted the main concerns among some community members.Public safety, property value and harmony were...
DNR chief wants property rights protected in park

...department delete all "red dots" that identify potential park access points on private land in Chugiak and Eagle River.Senior planner Thede Tobish said the planning department has talked internally about concerns. Options are under consideration, he said...


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