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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...

2011-05-23 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...

2011-05-23 09:00:00

LONG BEACH, Calif. and ANCHORAGE, Alaska, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) today is pleased to bring its award-winning service and in-flight experience to farther reaches with the addition of its 65th BlueCity: Anchorage, Alaska. Effective today, the value carrier is offering seasonal daily nonstop service from Los Angeles's Long Beach Airport to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC), the northernmost city in JetBlue's expanding route network....

2011-05-13 14:52:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ASRC today filed suit against the Department of the Interior over its unprecedented designation of more than 187,000 square miles as critical habitat for polar bears on Alaska's North Slope, an area larger than the state of California. Arctic Slope Regional Corporation is joined by the North Slope Borough and a coalition of Alaska Native groups from the North Slope and Northwest and Alaska in seeking judicial relief for the department's...

2011-05-04 15:05:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Communication, Inc. ("GCI") (Nasdaq: GNCMA) today reported its first quarter 2011 results with revenues increasing to $164.8 million over revenues of $152.4 million in the first quarter of 2010. Adjusted EBITDA increased $2.3 million or 4.5 percent over the first quarter of 2010 EBITDA of $51.1 million. EBITDA margin decreased to 32.4 percent as compared to 33.5 percent for the prior year. GCI's first quarter 2011 net income...

2011-03-09 18:20:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Communication, Inc. ("GCI") (Nasdaq: GNCMA) today reported its 2010 results with revenues increasing 9.3 percent to $651.3 million over revenues of $595.8 million in 2009. Adjusted EBITDA increased $28.6 million or 14.8 percent over 2009 EBITDA of $192.9 million. EBITDA margin improved to 34.0 percent as compared to 32.4 percent for the prior year. Revenues and adjusted EBITDA were record high results for GCI. Net income for 2010...

2010-12-28 00:00:37

Construction on TERRA-SW to Begin in January, Bringing Jobs to Bristol Bay and the Y-K Delta Anchorage, AK (PRWEB) December 27, 2010 United Utilities, Inc. (UUI), a wholly owned subsidiary of GCI Communication Corporation (GCI), today announced the selection of Marsh Creek, LLC (Marsh Creek) as the prime contractor for 11 new TERRA-Southwest (TERRA-SW) microwave communication sites. TERRA-SW is UUI's project to extend terrestrial broadband service for the first time to Bristol Bay and the...

2010-12-06 08:41:00

TEWKSBURY, Mass. and ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Racing over 1,049 miles in the rugged, beautiful Alaskan wilderness, the mushers and dogs competing in the Iditarod® Trail Sled Dog Race are truly high performance athletes at the top of their physical conditioning. The mushers leading the 2011 sled dog teams believe that all dog parents, no matter where they live, also have the ability to fuel their pets' daily adventures, big or small. HANS GATT ON...

2010-11-15 09:00:00

TEWKSBURY, Mass. and ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- With more than 1,049 miles of the roughest, most beautiful terrain Mother Nature has to offer, "The Last Great Race on Earth" welcomes a new sponsor: Eagle Pack® Natural Pet Food, as the Official Dog Food of the 2011 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race®. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101115/NE00667 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101115/NE00667 ) The Iditarod...

2010-11-11 16:17:00

ANCHORAGE, Ala., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Prestige Care and Rehabilitation Center of Anchorage has won a 2010 Nursing Home Quality Achievement Award from Mountain-Pacific Quality Health. The award was given on Sept. 9, 2010 at the Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association's annual conference in Fairbanks. Prestige was recognized by Mountain-Pacific Quality Health for its commitment to sustained performance and improvement in giving quality care to residents in a variety of...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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