Study says Cook Inlet's oil, gas industry worth $4.7 billion to state

...military installations, Fort Richardson and Eielson Air Force Base, but those were ultimately converted to natural gas as well. The coal mines in the Mat-Su region closed after the military bases switched to gas. Recent development and exploration work in...

Legislative negotiators seek education resolution

...Sean Parnell, in the original version of HB278, proposed an increase in the per-student funding formula, also known as the base student allocation, of about $200 over three years, a level he called a starting point for discussions. The House bumped...

Planes: Fire & Rescue

Opens Friday, Jul 18, 2014 Synopsis: Adventure flies higher than ever before in this sequel that finds championship air-racer Dusty Crophopper (voice of Dane Cook) beginning an exciting new career fighting forest fires. In the wake of another successful racing season, Dusty returns home to Propwash Junction to resume his training. But a debilitating injury forces Rusty to consider a new career path. Before long Rusty is training with the Aerial Fire Fighters at Piston Peak Air Attack Base. Becoming a Single Engine Air Tanker (SEAT) is no simple task for an injured plane, but with the guidance of seasoned fire-and-rescue helicopter Blade Ranger (voice of Ed Harris), fearless leader of the Piston Peak Air Attack team, Rusty is soon soaring through the clouds once again. Meanwhile, as Rusty gets up to speed, his presence in the unit catches the attention of Dipper (Voice of Julie Bowen), a cargo-hauler-turned-water scooper capable of skimming lake water to combat raging fires. A major racing fan, Dipper can hardly contain her excitement at the prospect of working alongside Rusty, and meanwhile wise, heavy-lift helicopter Windlifter (voice of Wes Studi) has never encountered a fire he couldn't conquer. In no time Rusty has made a whole host of new friends at Piston Peak, including hulking transport plane Cabbie (voice of Dale Dye), the brave grounded firefighters known as The Smokejumpers, The Secretary of the Interior (voice of Fred Willard), and Nick "Loop'n" Lopez (voice of Erik Estrada), a helicopter cop with an illustrious past. And though learning the secrets to dousing forest fires is sure to take time, Rusty is a fast learner, and eager to pitch in. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Dane Cook, Julie Bowen Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Senate passes education bill

...Democrats to raise the per-student funding formula, called the base student allocation, by about $650 over three years to help...Gov. Sean Parnell's education bill, HB278, increased the base student allocation by about $300 over three years, in addition...

What others say: Gas pipeline should be an American effort, not just Alaskan

...economist in Barrow.Those corporations have had their hits and misses, but they are run well. Recruiting from the widest possible base makes that possible.Legally, Alaska has to allow out-of-state workers on big construction jobs. In 1978, the U.S...

Senate committee releases its version of education bill

...new funding for the next three years, but does it outside the Base Student Allocation, the formula mechanism within the state education...contribution in school districts where there is a municipal tax base, which is a way of shifting costs from the state to local taxpayers...

INVITATION TO BID City of Homer Department of Public Works Public ...

...vehicle measure of 2 minus gravel as specified. III. Furnish & deliver (0) cubic yards (for 2014) vehicle measure of D-1 Base course as specified. IV. Furnish & deliver 200 cubic yards vehicle measure of Type II gravel. Please direct all questions...

Season softball preview

...Aubrey Rodriguez at third base, and Hannah Glaves could be...Joanne (a junior) for the first base position.In the outfield is...will aid in getting runners on base. With a healthy line of hitters...could also swap with the corner bases. Shaganoff brings several years...

2014 prep baseball season approaching

...infield."Jones will likely be stationed at second or third base, according to Kennedy.The remaining seniors all bring limited...said the infield should look something like this: Hutt at first base, Beachy at second, Sonnen at shortstop, Donich at third...


...avalanche hit, dozens of climbers and guides raced from the base camp - the mini-city of nylon and prayer flags and nightly...while the icefall is barely 500 meters (547 yards) higher than base camp, it can easily take a couple of hours to reach the popcorn...



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