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2012-01-12 13:39:00

ANCHORAGE, Ala., Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- General Communication, Inc. ("GCI") (NASDAQ:GNCMA) announced today that on Thursday, January 12, Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell hosted the first live terrestrial videoconference between Juneau and Bethel's Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation (YKHC). The videoconference utilized TERRA-Southwest, an $88 million terrestrial broadband "middle mile" project constructed by GCI's wholly owned subsidiary, United Utilities Inc., using federal broadband...

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...

2011-05-24 00:00:30

TERRA-SW today announced the arrival of barges carrying the material and equipment needed to continue construction this summer to extend terrestrial broadband service to Bristol Bay and the Y-K Delta. Anchorage, AK (PRWEB) May 23, 2011 TERRA-Southwest (TERRA-SW) today announced the arrival of barges carrying the material and equipment needed to continue construction this summer to extend terrestrial broadband service to Bristol Bay and the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta (Y-K Delta). TERRA-SW is...

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...

2010-01-22 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...

2009-10-26 05:00:00

SPOKANE, Wash., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gold Crest Mines, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GCMN) would like to take this opportunity to provide an update on its mineral properties. Gold Crest Mines is a junior mining exploration company focused on exploration for gold in the State of Alaska. The Company controls prospective mineral properties in Alaska which have undergone various phases of exploration over the last three field seasons. Based upon the work completed to date on these...

2009-04-29 16:54:14

Canadian mining companies NovaGold Resources and Barrick Gold Corp. say they are moving forward with plans to develop a gold mine in southwest Alaska. The companies are pursuing permits to develop an open-pit mine near Donlin Creek that would extract up to 30 million ounces of gold, worth billions of dollars, the Anchorage Daily News reported Wednesday. The plans call for a mine costing $4.5 billion that would hire up to 500 workers and extract 1.3 million ounces of gold a year for 21 years,...

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:...