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New ferries on schedule, on budget

...are sold or scrapped as they become available.Falvey and Neussl also said Monday that planning is progressing on the replacement of the ferry Tustumena, which serves Homer, Kodiak, the Alaska Peninsula and Aleutians. The Tustumena, built...
Department moving away from 'bridge to nowhere'

...such as a satellite terminal on the Ketchikan side where people can check their bags and check in for flights and the replacement of an aging, existing ferry.Borough manager Dan Bockhorst said it was his understanding that state transportation...

...Oct. 7 edition of the Juneau Empire incorrectly stated the length of a first term for the replacement of an Alaska Supreme Court justice. The replacement justice will face a retention vote in the first general election held more than three years...
Justice Dana Fabe puts down gavel

...general election held more than three years after the justice's appointment. In Fabe's case, that would mean the replacement would serve until 2020. After that term, voters may re-confirm the justice for a full 10-year term. Normally...
To find ferry funding, backers target Southcentral minds

...Replacement Fund, a special account intended to pay for new ferries.The state is expected to unveil a final design for the replacement of the ferry Tustumena in December, but even if that ship can be afforded by the fund, there won't be anything...
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Officials arrest 4 in Kodiak drug raid

...drug.Heroin is now as prevalent as meth, if not more common, said Kodiak Police Chief Ronda Wallace.Heroin "is the replacement for pills," she said, explaining that doctors are being more judicious in giving out painkiller prescriptions...
Frightening Daytona wreck thrusts safety in spotlight

...into a concrete wall here in February. It led to the installation of 4,100 feet of additional SAFER barrier and the replacement of about 200,000 square feet of grass with asphalt.Busch's crash led all tracks to review their walls, and...
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Writers and artists retreat nearly complete in Dyea

...Materials from the original structures were used to create the remodeled cabins whenever possible, and many of the replacement boards were milled on site from local wood. Two of the log cabins are made of cottonwood that grew on the property...
'Every Voice Matters'

...project.The American Library Association called for proposals last fall, as the Juneau School District was discussing the replacement of elementary school readers that many believed whitewashed the history of Alaska Native boarding school experiences...
Bulls plan to introduce Hoiberg as coach on Tuesday, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press.Hoiberg had long been rumored as the replacement for Tom Thibodeau, who was fired last week after five seasons in Chicago. The person spoke to the AP on Monday night...


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