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2008-08-03 15:00:21

By Margaret Bauman, Alaska Journal of Commerce, Anchorage Aug. 1--ANCHORAGE -- The Alaska state Senate, in a 14-5 vote on Friday, approved an exclusive license for TransCanada Corp. to permit, develop and build a 1,715-mile natural gas pipeline from Prudhoe Bay to the Alberta Hub in Canada.

2008-08-03 15:00:21

By Tim Bradner, Alaska Journal of Commerce, Anchorage Aug. 3--Things are still going gangbusters in Alaska's North Slope oil patch and oil service contractors engaged in oil field maintenance and support work are busier than ever.

2008-08-03 15:00:16

By Rob Stapleton, Alaska Journal of Commerce, Anchorage Aug. 3--A group of Alaska aviation enthusiasts are working to promote aviation and to maintain and restore vintage military aircraft. The Commemorative Air Force has a local chapter, called a wing, and is looking for new members.

2008-08-03 15:00:12

By Laine Welch, Alaska Journal of Commerce, Anchorage Aug. 3--"Lackluster" best describes Alaska's salmon season so far, and catches are likely to come up short when it is all over.

2008-07-27 15:00:39

By Margaret Bauman, Alaska Journal of Commerce, Anchorage Jul. 27--An independent expert in petroleum issues said July 22 that an ad hoc oversight group is needed to ensure that the state retains a pro-active posture in efforts to assure low tariffs on the proposed natural gas pipeline.

2008-07-27 15:00:35

By Margaret Bauman, Alaska Journal of Commerce, Anchorage Jul. 27--A clean water initiative on the Aug. 26 statewide election ballot to limit the discharge of certain toxic pollutants into state's waterways, has become a focal point in increasingly heated debates on the future of Alaska mining.

2008-07-27 15:00:32

By Rob Stapleton, Alaska Journal of Commerce, Anchorage Jul. 27--State aviation officials, responding to concerns of airlines operating at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, have modified plans for a connecting corridor, trimming costs by $15 million.

2008-07-27 15:00:32

By Rob Stapleton, Alaska Journal of Commerce, Anchorage Jul. 27--A lone Russian operator of the only air service between Anchorage and the Russian Far East says the flight is slowly attracting more passengers, and seasonal flights will continue through mid-September.

2008-07-27 15:00:26

By Margaret Bauman, Alaska Journal of Commerce, Anchorage Jul. 27--A new federal/state visitor center in the planning stages for an area near Tok, just 91 miles from the Canadian border, has moved another step forward toward welcoming upward of 100,000 visitors annually. U.S.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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