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2014-10-23 08:23:07

SEATTLE, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial Highlights: -- Reported record third quarter net income, excluding special items, of $200 million - a 27% increase over the third quarter of 2013. -- Reported adjusted earnings per share of $1.47 per diluted share, a 32% increase over the third quarter of 2013 and ahead of First Call analyst consensus estimate of $1.42 per share. -- Earned net income for the third quarter under Generally Accepted...

2014-10-22 08:24:35

TSX: KOR OTCQX: CORVF VANCOUVER, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Corvus Gold Inc. ("Corvus" or the "Company") - (TSX: KOR, OTCQX: CORVF) announces the first Mineral Resource estimate for its non-core, 100% owned, LMS project in Alaska (Table 1). The resource estimate was calculated incorporating new drilling conducted by the Company's prior JV partner (Figure 1) where the primary target has been a folded stratiform breccia horizon. This additional drill information and review allowed...

2014-10-22 08:21:57

Fly nonstop between San Diego and Kona, Hawaii starting at $219 one way* SEATTLE, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines is bringing more Hawaii to its customers in San Diego with new nonstop flights between San Diego and Kona, on the Big Island of Hawaii. Starting March 5, 2015, the new flights will operate three times weekly. Alaska is offering an introductory fare of $219 one way for tickets purchased by Oct. 28 and used between March 5 and June 6, 2015.* Known for...

2014-10-21 23:09:31

With more than 5 years of experience in helping drivers to navigate snow and ice, American Track Truck is now helping Iditarod participants to do the same as they prepare for the world-famous race. (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 As many drivers in frigid climates know, American Track Truck’s DOMINATOR Tracks can turn almost any 4X4 passenger vehicle into a reliable and safe off-road winter vehicle. But this year American Track Truck is also helping participants in the Iditarod, Alaska’s...

2014-10-21 16:21:44

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alaska Railroad is launching special midweek Aurora Winter Train departures starting on February 24 and continuing weekly through March 18. In addition to its regularly scheduled Saturday northbound and Sunday southbound services, the train will also head north from Anchorage to Fairbanks on Tuesdays and back south on Wednesdays. This midweek service conveniently coincides with most Alaska school spring breaks, as well as a number...

2014-10-20 23:02:07

Keeping its members and the public informed of the latest news, events and political affairs affecting Alaska teachers, parents and students, NEA-Alaska is launching an iPhone and Android mobile app. Purple Forge, the leader in providing mobile applications for the state chapters of the National Education Association, developed the application for the NEA-Alaska. Anchorage, Alaska (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Now available through the Apple iTunes and Google Play stores, the NEA-Alaska mobile...

2014-10-19 23:01:35

The founder of Colorado’s Grass Station dispensary says any legal recreational marijuana market must have a well-thought-out regulatory framework in place, in order to succeed Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) October 19, 2014 DENVER (October 20, 2014) - As Alaska and Oregon consider joining Colorado and Washington State in the outright legalization of recreational marijuana for adults, Ryan Fox has some words of advice for pro-cannabis activists in those states and elsewhere in America: make...

2014-10-15 23:03:00

Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute celebrates increased harvest limits for king and snow crab fisheries. Juneau, AK (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Today marks the opening of Alaska’s 2014-2015 winter king and snow crab season. Alaska’s crab fishermen will take to Alaska’s icy waters to bring delicious and succulent Alaska king and snow crab to markets around the world. Harvest limits are set by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and utilize the best available science and responsible...

2014-10-15 23:02:04

Neptune Benson’s ETS Ultraviolet Disinfection systems treat pipeline testing water eliminating biocides. Coventry, RI (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Neptune Benson, a leading manufacturer of commercial filtration systems, ETS-UV disinfection systems, and components, provides custom solutions for water used in pipeline testing. This ETS-UV compact skidded unit joins a host of sustainable products custom engineered for the oil and gas and petrochemical industries. Increased regulation on...

2014-10-13 12:21:48

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth consecutive year, Lynden Transport was selected as one of the top national motor carriers by Inbound Logistics magazine and included in its annual Top 100 Truckers list. Each year Inbound Logistics editors select the best transportation carriers by carefully evaluating submitted information, conducting interviews and research and comparing the data to readers' motor freight and logistics challenges. The Top 100 list...


Latest Alaska Reference Libraries

Kodiak Bear, Ursus arctos middendorffi
2013-06-07 13:18:33

The Kodiak bear (Ursus arctos middendorffi), also known as the American brown bear, the Kodiak brown bear, or the Alaskan grizzly bear, is a subspecies of the brown bear. It can be found in southwestern Alaska, on the islands of the Kodiak Archipelago. Most coastal bears that occur in Alaska are called Kodiak bears, but the true Kodiak bear only inhabits the islands of the Kodiak Archipelago. The Kodiak bear was first described as a distinct species by the taxonomist C.H. Merriam. Merriam...

Grizzly Bear, Ursus arctos horribilis
2013-06-03 13:23:12

The grizzly bear (Ursus arctos horribilis), also known as the grizzly, the North American brown bear, or the silvertip bear, is one of many subspecies of the brown bear. It is typically found in upland areas of western North America. Its range once extended from Canada to Mexico and even into the western shores of the Hudson Bay in the east. Its range has been reduced to many areas of Canada, Alaska, and northwestern areas of the United States including Washington, Wyoming, Idaho, and...

Brown Bear, Ursus arctos
2013-05-17 22:30:23

The brown bear (Ursus arctos) can be found in North America and northern areas of Eurasia. There are sixteen recognized subspecies of the brown bear. This is the most widely distributed species of bear in the world, although its range is shrinking. Its range includes the Alaska and a few other areas of the United States, areas of Russia, and Romania and other areas of the Carpathian region, as well as Canada, Sweden, Finland, and the Balkans. The brown bear derives its common name from the...

Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve
2013-04-29 16:18:13

Wrangell- St. Elias National Park and Preserve is located in the southeastern portion of the American state of Alaska. The park holds 13,175,799 acres of land, divided between the park and preserve, which was once inhabited by Native Americans like the Ahtna and Tlingit peoples. Although Alaska was purchased by the United States in 1867, American citizens did not move into the area until the 1880’s, when gold was discovered in the Yukon Territory. It is thought that George Holt was the...

Spotted Seal
2013-04-29 16:12:21

The spotted seal (Phoca largha or Phoca vitulina largha), also known as the largha seal or simply the largha, is a “true seal” in the family Phocidae. It is native to northern areas of the Pacific Ocean and neighboring seas, preferring to reside on sea ice. Its range includes the continental shelf of the Okhotsk and Bering Seas, Chukchi, and Beaufort. Its southern range extends to the Yellow Sea. When it migrates, it can be found in the Sea of Japan and northern Huanghai. During the...

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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.