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Lt. Gov. Treadwell concludes rural energy conference

...Thursday for the seventh Alaska Rural Energy Conference. The conference that will go toward funded rural energy and described his role as looking...increasing state competitiveness to fund rural energy projects. He said it is not always...
Rural energy experts attend conference

FAIRBANKS - More than 95 communities are participating this week in a rural energy conference in Fairbanks. The University of Alaska Fairbanks and the Alaska Energy Authority are hosting the conference, which...
Regional News
Palin hailed in visit to western Alaska

...welcomed Friday as an old friend as she traveled to this rural Alaska town to sign a bill that continues subsidies for rural energy costs. The trip to the village along the Bering Sea was also a farewell of sorts as she prepares to leave office July...
Egan to caucus with minority

...the majority numbers 15."Senator Hoffman's rural representation and depth of experience working on budget and rural energy issues make him a very valuable addition to our group," Meyer said in a news release.Egan said that after the majority...
State | Local
Summit looks at rural energy needs

BETHEL - Tribal leaders from Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta villages gathered in Bethel for a summit to discuss energy needs in that region. KYUK (http://is.
Angoon, Mt. Edgecumbe top 2014 Alaska KidWind Challenge

...of them on that journey."Jim Parkin and Matt Hunter, teachers of the winning teams, were invited to attend the Rural Energy Conference in Fairbanks on Sept. 23. All participating students in the 2014 challenge receive certificates recognizing...
Southeast, rural energy issues considered by Legislature

Millions in funding for rural and Southeast energy projects was discussed Thursday by the Legislature, among them in conjunction with Southcentral and Railbelt projects that could cost billions.
Funds for rural energy revived

After heavy protest from the Democrats, the House passed a "fast track" supplemental spending bill Monday night that included some funding for energy needs in rural Alaska.
Senate denies bid to ax rural energy grants

WASHINGTON - The Senate broke with Barack Obama on Monday as it voted to keep alive a grant program to help people in rural areas receive reasonably priced electricity despite the president's demand to kill it.
Sales tax extinguished

...million Tourism marketing: $4 million Department of Community and Economic Development (administration): $100,000 Rural energy programs: $100,000 Department of Corrections: $1 million Pupil transportation: $4.3 million Arts Council...


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