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Low gas prices boost Alaska tourism

...2014."We had a solid summer," Explore Fairbanks CEO Deb Hickok said.Preliminary passenger figures from the Alaska Railroad Corp. were steady as well; 451,000 people road the rails the past two summers.The Alaska Railroad offers service...
Gamble reflects after announcing retirement

...demand and the public expects, he said. Gamble, a retired Air Force general, came to the university from the Alaska Railroad Corp., where he served as president and CEO. As UA president, Gamble launched an outreach effort to better understand...
Senate Finance advances budget bill

...the state did not need to and could not afford to do both major projects.The budget added $5 million for the Alaska Railroad Corp. for safety technology, bringing to $15 million the total for that appropriation. Accompanying intent language...
House committee advances bill on AGDC appointments

...residents to the board.There is precedent for allowing nonresidents on boards of directors: The boards of both the Alaska Railroad Corp. and the Alaska Aerospace Corp. allow for certain members to be nonresidents.Online:HB383: http://bit...
Chenault plans to propose AGDC amendment

...public member to the AGDC board would not have to be a registered voter or resident of the state.The boards of the Alaska Railroad Corp. and the Alaska Aerospace Corp. currently allow for certain members to be nonresidents.Chenault said in an...
Flint Hills closure puts fuel market in flux

...documents prepared by the Division of Oil and Gas.The closure of the refinery has implications for the state-owned Alaska Railroad Corp. The railroad has recently been shipping about 3.5 million gallons of jet fuel per week on five trains, according...
Judge allows lawsuit: Seward coal facility faces Clean Water Act suit

...facility, jointly operated by Alaska Railroad Corp. and Usibelli coal mine subsidiary...and a public health hazard. Alaska Railroad Corp. and Aurora Energy Services...reclaimer. According to Alaska Railroad Corp. vice president for corporate...
Jet fuel a no-go at Flint Hills working on a plan with fuel importers to build additional fuel storage capacity at Anchorage's port.The Alaska Railroad Corp. has been adversely affected by the reduction in jet fuel shipments from North Pole to Anchorage by Flint Hills...
Environmental groups appeal herbicide permit

A trio of environmental groups filed an appeal May 26 to a permit allowing the Alaska Railroad Corp. to spray herbicides on some segments of its railways.The appeal was filed by Alaska Survival, Alaska Community Action on Toxics...
Environmental groups challenge Port MacKenzie rail plan

...years to pass. The Matanuska-Susitna Borough and Alaska Railroad Corp. are filing to intervene in the Petition for Review...importing armour stone, steel, machinery and pipe. Alaska Railroad Corp. spokesman Tim Sullivan said the borough would...


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