Behind the scenes at the derby

...weekend."Sunshine, and I'm hoping a 40-pound winner this year," she said."Forty-two," amended ReMax real estate agent Marty McKeown. "Mitch (Falk, owner of Bullwinkle's Pizza Parlor) said if it's 42 pounds even, they'll win...
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As police make big marijuana bust, alleged farmer escapes in skiff, swearing

...operation owned by Scott Eberhardt was broken up on North Douglas Highway. In that case, police were alerted by a real estate agent who discovered the grow behind a newly sheetrocked area in a home basement.While voters in November passed an initiative...
Incumbents remain at helm of Goldbelt Inc. after election

...were Todd Antioquia, a former PR director for Sealaska who now 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...
Senate candidates vie for veterans' votes

...I wouldn't be worried as a veteran," said Speegle, who served in Iraq and Afghanistan. The 50-year-old real estate agent said the incumbent has been "very aggressive" on veterans' issues.Veterans represent an outsized share of the...
Pot entrepreneurs lining up space for marijuana businesses

...entrepreneurs hoping to make money off Alaska's new recreational marijuana law have begun approaching interior Alaska real estate agents to inquire about commercial property.Kelli Powers, an associate broker with Century 21 Gold Rush in Fairbanks...
Children's museum dream for Fairbanks director

...had any experience in the subject - Riley had careers in archaeology and as an optician, and Lambert is a local real estate agent. They simply bought a book on how to start a museum and went to work.When they began seriously pursuing the project...
Alaska businesses begin pot sales before legal date service is not waiting for the official legalization date to begin selling pot.Rocky Burns, 37, a former real estate agent from Wasilla and the owner of Discreet Deliveries, acknowledged that his enterprise is selling marijuana more than...
Obama, lawmakers to hold meeting on shutdown

...blasted Obama or Democrats "who spend our tax dollars like crack addicts."Bruce Swedal, a 46-year-old Denver real estate agent, tweeted to Congress members: "You should not be getting paid. In fact, you all should be fired!"Some 800...
Pilot makes propeller home's hub

...too big for him - Lyon has moved to a smaller place along the Chena River, putting the home up for sale.Lyon's real estate agent, Bennie Colbert, said he starts his discussions about the home by mentioning its specialized cement-block style...
FAA OKs another use for commercial drone flights

...drones has come down and their sophistication and usefulness has increased, entrepreneurs and businesses - from real estate agents to wedding video makers - aren't waiting for government permission. Drone industry officials have warned that...


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