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Historian tells the story behind Alaska Day

...trivia question - the purchase of Alaska was 7.2 million dollars. It is two cents an acre. It's the best real estate transaction that has ever occurred. Nobody knew the untold riches of gold and oil. There was just some thought that there...
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Panel eyes business tax cuts other words, something that can be moved, City Finance Director Craig Duncan said. It would not apply to real estate transactions, for example. According to the city Finance Department, the change could cost the city $170,000, a figure...
The Home Depot eyes Lemon Creek site

...said: "All I can say is that we're negotiating with them." It could take two to three months before the real estate transaction can be completed, Williams said. Williams said he has been working with Shyamadeva Dandapani, a real estate...
Kmart's closing of newer stores raises questions

...of entire markets and abandon stores in which it made large investments because of "corrupt" and unethical real estate transactions. Tuesday the discounter said it will close 60 of 117 supercenters. It will pull out of Alaska and several big...
Kmart building to be repaired

...Trust. The Kmart Corp. and Verizon Capital did not return calls from the Empire. Kimco Realty, which handles real estate transactions for Kmart, also did not return calls to the Empire. Juneau joins many cities around the country dealing with...
Echo Hawk will look at shareholder issues stamps or stand in line for moose permits. Barrow resident Charles Etok Edwardsen called ANCSA a "rotten real estate transaction," and said in a fiery speech that Natives should contest it in an international court. Echo Hawk said the testimony...
Don't destroy Douglas

...or lack thereof. It is important to note that this is no ordinary or simple land exchange. It is a massive real estate transaction with tremendous implications for many, not simply those Fifth Street residents aghast at the quiet, clandestine...
Alaska Digest

...did not have the authority to adjust any of the real estate transactions included in the bills. Both bills grant the...conference committee permission to adjust the bills' real estate transactions late Thursday. Sens. Gary Wilken, Johnny Ellis...
Murkowski budget cuts programs

...fee to go from $34 to $50. Increase in nonresident big game tag fees. Increase in fees for registration of real estate transactions. Increase in fees paid by finance companies to register liens on personal property. 5 percent increase on pull-tab...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Opinion and Letters: MacKinnon pays high price for office 1/27/98

...has completed 15 negotiated land sales -all similar in nature to the MacKinnon proposal as far as a straight real estate transaction is concerned. In fact, as recently as two years ago, the city completed a similar land sale on a piece...


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