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2014-09-29 23:10:52

FX Design Group and Giant Octopus design custom look that reflects the scenic beauty of Alaska. Ocoee, FL (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 KTUU, the NBC affiliate in Anchorage, Alaska, debuted its new studio today. Many television stations want a set design that reflects the local “feel” of its state or city, and represents the pride of the people that live there. With more than 60 years of broadcasting in Alaska, KTUU came to FX Design Group with big ambitions. Not only did station...

2014-09-22 23:01:25

Connect Alaska will work with Hays Research Group to Study Technology Needs in Alaskan Schools Anchorage, AK (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Connect Alaska announced today that it will work with Hays Research Group to assess technology needs in Alaskan schools. Hays, an Anchorage–based research company, has over 13 years of experience in data collection and analysis, focusing on the unique challenges inherent in collecting data in Alaska’s remote areas. Connect Alaska will be conducting...

2014-08-05 12:20:46

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Portland, Oregon is the U.S. city with the highest car rental rates this summer. That finding is the result of a new survey from CheapCarRental.net. The survey compared the cost to rent a car at over 100 destinations across the United States during the current month of August. In Oregon's most populous city, car renters will have to pay an average of $111 per day for the cheapest available rental car in August. Slightly less expensive and...

2014-07-28 20:23:57

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Communication Inc. ("GCI")(NASDAQ:GNCMA) announced today the closing of the transaction between GCI's wholly-owned subsidiary, Denali Media Holdings, and Ketchikan TV, of Evergreen, Colo. The transaction grants GCI ownership of three CBS broadcast stations in Southeast Alaska: KXLJ in Juneau, KTNL in Sitka and KUBD in Ketchikan. The Federal Communications Commission granted authority to Denali Media Holdings in May to purchase...

2014-07-18 12:22:01

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Furie Operating Alaska, LLC ("Furie"), a growth-oriented independent oil & gas company, announced today the completion of a $160 million investment commitment from Energy Capital Partners Mezzanine Opportunities Fund. The investment will fund the build-out of infrastructure for the installation of an offshore natural gas production platform, marine pipeline, and onshore production facilities to bring proven natural gas reserves to...

2014-05-22 08:23:23

VANCOUVER, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (TSX: NDM; NYSE MKT: NAK) ("Northern Dynasty" or the "Company") announces that the Pebble Limited Partnership ("Pebble Partnership" or "PLP") has filed suit in U.S. District Court for Alaska to halt a regulatory process initiated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") under the Clean Water Act ("CWA"). PLP's complaint asserts that, in the absence of a permit application, EPA's Section 404(c)...

2014-05-21 16:22:19

Alaska Trucking Association (ATA) presents annual awards ANCHORAGE, Alaska, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska West Express received the Alaska Safe Truck Fleet of the Year Award from the Alaska Trucking Association (ATA) at its annual awards banquet this spring. Alaska West Express was recognized for its safety performance in 2013, including accident frequency rates, Compliance, Safety and Accountability (CSA) scores and OSHA recordable injuries. It also received three other...

2014-05-20 23:06:40

Company to Showcase Industry Leading IT Solutions and Technology Anchorage, AK (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Meet the Futaris team at the upcoming Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson (JBER) Information Technology Expo. The high-tech communications and IT security solutions provider owns a global satellite communications system and provides industry leading solutions that address and mitigate emergent concerns in the IT security arena. Futaris has also earned the esteemed designation as an approved...

2014-05-19 12:21:57

ANCHORAGE, Ala., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alaska Railroad is introducing all-inclusive dining for its GoldStar service, to launch in summer of 2015, which will mark the 10(th) anniversary of the Railroad's GoldStar Service. "This is another example of the Alaska Railroad's commitment to continuously improving its services," said Alaska Railroad Director of Guest Services and Passenger Marketing Bruce LaLonde. "All-inclusive dining for GoldStar passengers brings added value...

2014-05-09 12:25:53

Kurt D. Mentzer, M.D., to join practice June 30, 2014 ANCHORAGE, Alaska, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kurt D. Mentzer, M.D., is the newest orthopedic surgeon to join the expert team of doctors at Anchorage Fracture & Orthopedic Clinic, located at 3831 Piper Street, Suite S-220 in Anchorage. Patients in need of experienced hand or upper extremity care are encouraged to call (907) 563-3145 to schedule an appointment. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140508/86025 As a...


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Lake Clark National Park and Preserve
2013-04-18 01:16:09

Lake Clark National Park and Preserve is located in the southwestern portion of Alaska in the United States of America. The park holds 4,030,015 acres of land and water that was once inhabited by Native Americans, with the northern Athabaskans till residing there today. The first explore of European ancestry to visit the area was James Cook, a British Captain who visited the Cook Inlet in 1778. Americans began visiting the area in the 1890’s for trading purposes, by which time the once...

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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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