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2011-10-03 12:00:00

Mint Dental announces the opening of the companyâs new Anchorage dentist office and website. To celebrate the launch, new patients are now rewarded with a $150 discount on any service. Anchorage, AK (PRWEB) October 03, 2011 The demand for a quality dentist in Anchorage, AK continues to grow. To service this need, Mint Dental announces the opening of a new practice and launch of the MintDentalAlaska.com website. As a reward for new customers, Mint Dental is now providing all new...

2011-09-09 10:00:00

B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to lead a national chief financial officer search for Alaska Regional Hospital in Anchorage. The top executive search firm in the healthcare market, B. E. Smith placed more than 600 healthcare executives into organizations worldwide last year. Lenexa, KS (PRWEB) September 09, 2011 B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to...

2011-08-08 15:33:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Communication, Inc. (NASDAQ: GNCMA) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, GCI, Inc. ("GCI"), is extending the expiration date of the offer to exchange an aggregate principal amount of up to $325,000,000 of GCI's new 6 3/4% Senior Notes Due 2021, which have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, for a like amount of GCI's old 6 3/4% Senior Notes Due 2021 issued in a private offering on May 20, 2011. GCI has...

2011-08-03 16:27:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Communication, Inc. ("GCI") (NASDAQ: GNCMA) today reported its second quarter 2011 results with revenues increasing to $168.1 million over revenues of $162.3 million in the second quarter of 2010. Adjusted EBITDA decreased $2.4 million or 4.2 percent from the second quarter of 2010 EBITDA of $57.4 million. Adjusted EBITDA for the second quarter of 2011 increased $0.6 million after excluding the benefit of $3 million in net...

2011-06-06 17:28:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GCI (NASDAQ: GNCMA) will hold its annual shareholders meeting on Monday, June 27, 2011 at the Fore Deck Room at the Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage. A 5 p.m. reception will be followed by a 6 p.m. business meeting, which includes the election of two individuals to serve on the company's Board of Directors. Immediately after the business meeting, GCI President Ron Duncan will give a brief presentation regarding the company's performance and...

2011-05-24 12:52:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Communication, Inc. released the following statement regarding the National Transportation Safety Board's hearing on the plane crash last August. "Today's meeting concluded the NTSB's investigation of the airplane accident of August 9, 2010 near Dillingham, Alaska. The effects of that event are still felt every day by those who lost loved ones and friends, as well as those who responded with courage to provide aid to the survivors....

2011-05-23 12:49:00

SEATTLE, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines is extending the hours that members can visit its Board Room airport lounges in Anchorage, San Francisco, Seattle and Portland, Ore. The Anchorage Board Room will be open daily from 5 a.m. to 1:30 a.m., starting June 11, four to six hours longer per day than its current schedule. The Portland and San Francisco Board Rooms have extended their Saturday hours to 9 p.m., while the Seattle Board Room, which had been closing at 7:30 p.m. on...

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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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