Bush Caucus hears need for water, sewer work in rural Alaska

...reduce energy and heating costs, which could lower the overall cost of water and sewer systems, said Gavin Dixon, a project manager for the consortium.Rep. Neal Foster, D-Nome, said he understood the importance of the projects, and that if...
State | AK legislature
Alaska deep-water port proposed for vessels in Arctic waters

...facilities that could handle larger, deeper fuel tankers and possibly lower fuel prices, said Joy Baker, Nome's port project manager. The city would also like to accommodate the Coast Guard fleet and vessels used for petroleum drilling, she said...
Kenai National Wildlife Refuge center to open in March

...last year at its Ski Hill Road headquarters in Soldotna is expected to start operation on March 25, according to project manager Jason Hayes of the Fish and Wildlife Service Division of Engineering.Refuge staff originally planned to open the...
Three things to watch in this week's Legislature

...13.2 million in unrestricted general funds to continue state efforts to advance the project, including hiring a project manager. That represents nearly 8 percent of the department's proposed operating budget, according to an overview given...
State | AK legislature
Photos: New library emerges

A construction worker corrects a beam on the roof Friday at the Mendenhall Valley Public Library currently under construction. Project Manager Nathan Coffee said they hope to finish construction in August.
Willoughby Arts Complex announces design competition

...competition are available on the Willoughby Arts Complex website at For more information, contact Project Manager Susan Jabal at or 586-5099.
Workers diverted to help Glory Hole, saying, "They've been here working really hard even though they have a ton of other stuff to do."Project Manager Chad Strong made the decision to divert construction crews from the bank project to the Glory Hole, and FNBA Regional...
Is 'minimal' impact too much?

...Berners Bay, resulting in eliminating impacts to higher-value wetlands," said Gary Hogins, DOT's Juneau Access project manager, in an email.Buck Lindekugel, an attorney for the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council, said his group's...
My Turn: How ADOT ignored best practices for Juneau Acess

...developed to help them avoid costly litigation."The comments that are most helpful to us is constructive," ADOT project manager Gary Hogins said at the start of public hearing in Juneau last month. "Did we make a mistake? Is there a gap in...
My Turn: Spending half a billion dollars is always a political decision

...ample margins of error to offset the unknowns they can't precisely quantify. It suggests politics are driving the project managers to make the numbers fit.Of course, the biggest political decision is spending $574 million of taxpayer money that...


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