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JPD warns residents of attempted phone scams

...provide their credit card information, then notified CBJ. In a release issued Friday, JPD reminded residents that utility services, banks, and other businesses with similar accounts do not operate by cash over the telephone, or make demands...
Water, sewer fees will rise in 2015

...long-needed infrastructure improvements. The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly adopted an ordinance increasing the utility service rates at the end of June. Water utility fees will increase by 6.5 percent and sewer utility fees by 8 percent when...
Governing, not government, is our problem to solve

...of Agriculture. Most are responsible for farm related programs. Several, like the Forest Service and the Rural Utility Service, seem unrelated to agriculture. And just as Alaskans may have little interest in the department's big agricultural...
AEL&P merges with Spokane utility company

...have in the past."Avista Utilities is an electric and gas utility headquartered in Spokane. The company provides utility services to parts of Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington.This is a developing story. Please check back for updates...
State | Local
RCA gets 1 more year

...a one-year "wind-down" of the commission that would have begun Monday. That endangered consumers of public utility services, he said. The bill that was finally approved puts off the wind-down year until July 1, 2003. Senate Judiciary...
Pelican avoids hefty increase in utility rates

...stipulations of the rate case settlement is that Kake Tribal may not claim any dividends or transfer cash, assets or utility service to its affiliates without receiving compensation at the approved tariff rate. Kake Tribal also must establish proper...
Phone firms lock horns

...supervisor, she filed a complaint in September with the RCA, the state agency that regulates the cost and quality of utility services in Alaska. "The Telecommunications Act of 1996 requires ACS to treat GCI customers just like their own," said...
State Briefs

...Agriculture has awarded distance learning and telemedicine grants to two Alaska health organizations. The agency's Rural Utilities Service sent a $500,000 grant to the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium. The consortium provides direct telemedicine...
Alaska Digest

...flood FAIRBANKS - An Anchorage businessman has filed a million-dollar lawsuit against the city of Fairbanks and its utility services provider over flooding of a hotel in that city two years ago. Owner Michael L. Cusack and California resident Dan...
State Briefs

...with high energy costs. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the money is being distributed through its Rural Utilities Service. Many remote Alaska communities would be eligible for the grant funds, said Allan Yost, the service's Alaska...


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