Latest Bethel Census Area, Alaska Stories

2014-05-08 20:26:14

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Communication, Inc. ("GCI")(NASDAQ:GNCMA) expanded 3G wireless services to Bethel with recent cell tower upgrades completed by Alaska Wireless Network. Extended coverage to nine nearby villages is expected later this year. GCI successfully secured the $2.2 million in federal funding for the project from the Federal Communications Commission. "GCI is dedicated to providing the best wireless service to our customers in Bethel and...

2011-08-22 15:00:00

TERRA-SW to Bring High Speed Broadband Service to Bristol Bay and Y-K Delta Region Anchorage, Alaska (PRWEB) August 22, 2011 WHO: GCI and United Utilities Inc., in cooperation with Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation (BBAHC), are hosting TERRA-SW Milestones, an event bringing together the facilitators and beneficiaries of the historic project to extend terrestrial broadband service to the Bristol Bay and the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta (Y-K Delta) regions. The agenda includes remarks by Senator...

2010-12-30 08:00:00

SYOSSET, N.Y., Dec. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Daphne A. Matz, of Rhinelander, Wisconsin, has been included in the Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Edition for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of education. ABOUT DAPHNE A. MATZ Ms. Matz has had 14 years of experience in the education field. She currently teaches special education students in grades pre-k to 12, in the Yupiit School District. Ms. Matz received a B.S. from the University of Stevens Point and is...

2010-01-22 08:29:00

VANCOUVER, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Freegold Ventures Limited -ITF: TSX ("Freegold") and Western Standard Metals Ltd. - WSM: TSX.V ("Western Standard") and are pleased to announce that they have signed an Option Agreement whereby Western Standard may earn a 50% interest in the Vinasale gold project ("Project") located in central Alaska. The Project is located in the Kuskokwim Mineral Belt, a northeast trending belt of intrusion related gold deposits that includes the 39 million ounce...

2008-06-09 15:00:14

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GCI announced today the completion of its acquisition of the communication subsidiaries of United Companies, Inc., a holding company owned by Sea Lion Corporation and Togiak Natives Limited, the Alaska Native village corporations for Hooper Bay and Togiak. The acquisition was completed on June 3, 2008. Under terms of the acquisition, GCI paid approximately $42 million in cash (including certain transaction costs) for the stock of:...

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