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A $750K ride to the glacier

...the glacier is changing due to climate change, so we felt a responsibility to do this," said Dennis McDonnell, president of Alaska Coach Tours, speaking to the passengers who were invited on the ride.McDonnell spent about $4,000 to get the...
4 finalists named for CEO of Alaska Permanent Fund Corp

...Slivka is director of institutional marketing at McKinley Capital Management LLC. Cipriano previously served as president of Alaska USA Trust Co.The previous CEO, Mike Burns, retired this spring due to health concerns and later died. Corporation...
My Turn: Avoiding the Crisis

...Senator representing Alaska from 1980 to 2002, president of Alaska National Bank between 1971 and 1979, the state's...economic development from 1966 to 1970, and vice president of Alaska National Bank in 1966.
Incumbents remain at helm of Goldbelt Inc. after election runs Cedar Communications, and Derek Duncan, a real estate agent who served five years as Goldbelt's vice president of Alaska operations.Goldbelt's board has nine voting members, and elections are staggered, with three members up for...
More than just Seward should be honored with statues

...statues honoring at least a couple of other major figures important to Alaska. For example, William A. Egan, President of Alaska's Constitutional Convention, first governor, architect and builder of Alaska's state government; Wally Hickel...
UA appoints new president

...Jim Johnsen would replace retiring University of Alaska President Pat Gamble. Johnsen, who serves as senior vice president of Alaska Communications, will take over as president on Sept. 1.Johnsen was selected as the sole candidate for the university's...
Study calls Skagway-Yukon electrical link financially feasible

...the province needs in the summer."The whole geographic area could benefit," Therriault said.Robert Grimm is president of Alaska Power Company, a subsidiary of Alaska Power and Telephone, which provides electricity in Skagway.He was traveling...
State | Local
Joint session planned, bucking Walker

...John Harmon, and Keith Hamilton - as unqualified. Harmon is the principal at a Catholic school, and Hamilton is president of Alaska Christian College.Walker said he stands behind them as qualified. With every appointment he makes, there is...
State | AK legislature
Flipping Douglas Island

...the past 30 years."This will be the first step in recognizing the opportunity in West Douglas," Goldbelt Vice President of Alaska Operations Derek Duncan said in a recent interview.Goldbelt has procured about $3 million in funding for what...
2014 a politically spicy year for Alaska

...with dozens of others. The Foundation received a large infusion of cash when Bill Corbus, now-former owner and president of Alaska Electric Light & Power, donated $48 million from the sale of AEL&P to Washington-based Avista Utilities in...


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