My Turn: At ACS, new focus brings opportunity

...will close in 60 to 90 days. The sale will enable Alaska Communications to reinvest in its business, to further improve technology and service, and provide more value to its customers. The company will become even stronger for the long term.As the former...
ANSWER 2.0 recruiting sixth graders

Alaska's education resource center SERRC is looking for sixth grade student interested in applying for science, technology, engineering, and math program called "ANSWER 2.0."ANSWER 2.0 is a pilot project aimed to expand STEM education...
Medicaid system expansion could be months away

...with a Medicaid payment system that has been plagued by problems since going live in 2013. Both are being converted from one technology system to another, she said."We want to make sure that we are successful on day one. And in order to do that, we have...
Fisheries scholarship awarded to Alexandra Lyons

The University of Alaska Southeast Fisheries Technology program named Alexandra Lyons as its first Douglas Island Pink & Chum scholar. The award is given to a fisheries technology student who demonstrates "dedication to studies, academic integrity...
New, but in for the long haul at Bartlett several years in the making, and Ulrich hopes the new technology will make the hospital more efficient."I enjoy challenging...about the software conversion underway at Bartlett because the technology used in Juneau is more modern, and employee training has...
City seeks funds for recycling center, parking system parking management system downtown. Walker Parking Consultants have been selected to recommend a system using modern technology not previously available. The failed Aparc parking system, which cost the city nearly a half million dollars, was technologically...
Photos: T-Bot teams

Two teams of eighth-grade students concentrate on passing and stacking blocks using hydraulic robots in a technology class at Floyd Dryden Middle School on Tuesday. Left to right the students are: Trevor Thomson, Connor Guizio, Gabe Loseby...
Board begins new budget preparation operating budget. Widespread cuts were made to the budget last year, but inflation rates in healthcare, energy and technology have required increases as well."Even in a year that we made significant budget cuts, we still had a full page of increases...
'Dreams' and 'cabin fever'

...the largest and second-youngest state in the nation, and there's still an urge to link communities, even in 2014 when technology can digitally take people nearly anywhere they want to go.That's the "purpose and need" statement for the project today...
Two awarded at JPD ceremony Tuesday

...Branden Holloway. Holloway has worked for JPD's Information Technology Division since 2005 and is now the supervisor. He has worked...and much more," Johnson said in a statement. "These technology upgrades were complex and resulted in major improvements in...


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