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2008-07-20 15:00:26

By Tim Bradner, Alaska Journal of Commerce, Anchorage Jul. 20--Eklutna Inc. will break ground later this year on a 102-acre industrial park adjacent to the Birchwood airport in Eagle River, where the corporation owns lands.

2008-07-01 00:14:20

Alaska officials say they will lease part of the volcano Mount Spurr to encourage geothermal exploration, The director found and the commissioner concurred, that the potential benefits of Mount Spurr Geothermal Lease Sale No.

2008-06-19 12:00:00

By Kevin Klott, Anchorage Daily News, Alaska Jun. 19--DEEP CREEK -- The halibut fishing got crazy around 5:30 Monday afternoon as the incoming tide began to slack in the icy waters of the Cook Inlet.

2007-06-06 15:00:21

By Brandon Loomis, Anchorage Daily News, Alaska Jun. 6--SOLDOTNA -- Boaters on the Kenai River can rev up bigger, 50-horsepower motors starting next year because of a new state regulation that is supposed to make the river cleaner and safer.

2006-03-16 06:37:18

Recent changes with the Augustine Volcano indicate that the activity the volcano is exhibiting now is less explosive than what occurred in January.

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2006-02-15 18:42:55

Hundreds of bald eagles that gather at the Homer spit each winter for handouts won't be so lucky now that the city council has passed an ordinance barring the feeding of eagles.

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2006-02-10 06:53:02

From his home in Nanwalek, Vince Evans can stare across the water at Augustine Volcano as it pumps out clouds of ash and steam, but like many residents in the isolated village, Evans prefers to check the Internet for the latest on the erupting island mount.

2006-02-07 09:51:54

A volcano in the Aleutian Islands coughed up an ash cloud Monday, prompting the Alaska Volcano Observatory to raise the mountain's threat level to code red.

2006-02-06 22:13:07

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - A volcano on an uninhabited island in Alaska erupted on Monday, sending a cloud of ash 22,000 feet into the air and triggering an elevation of the mountain's threat level.

2006-02-06 21:40:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - A volcano on an uninhabited island in Alaska erupted on Monday, sending a cloud of ash 22,000 feet into the air and triggering an elevation of the mountain's threat level.


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