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Fairbanks flight opens unmanned aircraft test site

...unmanned aircraft made a short flight Monday in Fairbanks that signified a big step in aviation, Federal Aviation Administration chief Michael Huerta said.The quad-rotor Aeryon Scout's flight of less than five minutes at the University of Alaska...
Waving hand 1st clue of AK crash survivors

...terrain. Many parts of the state are inaccessible by roads, forcing people to travel by air. Federal Aviation Administration chief Randy Babbitt in June credited the technology -- a surveillance system intended in part to help pilots have a...
School playground upgrades will be done this summer

...has been working to repair and replace unsafe schoolyard equipment. Work at some schools already is complete, administration Chief of Staff Tim Navarre said recently. Alaska lawmakers included $70,000 for the continuing work in the new state...
State money aimed at playground equipment

...boroughwide project and some schools already have had their playgrounds and equipment tended to, according to administration Chief of Staff Tim Navarre. The Alaska Legislature recently appropriated $70,000 toward that work, and borough officials...
Grant money sought for teacher housing

...grants manager. The fiscal year 2008 borough budget adopted Tuesday makes $200,000 available as matching funds. Administration Chief of Staff Tim Navarre said new teacher housing in Nanwalek is expected to cost $600,000 to $700,000. It is...
Homer hospital, borough at odds

...that simply take more time, in part because of the need to advertise and secure bids. Following the meeting, Administration Chief of Staff Tim Navarre said the complaints leveled at the borough "opened old wounds," resurrecting the administration's...
Hospital operating deal close

...Jan. 25, 2008. Among the new elements is a requirement that the hospital have a detailed strategic plan, said administration Chief of Staff Tim Navarre. "That's important, so that essentially they have a game plan for operating the hospital...


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