ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Two homeless assistance projects in Alaska are recipients of a second round of federal grants to renew and expand services. Officials with the U.S.
NEW YORK - A year after Superstorm Sandy sent more than six feet of ocean water into their ice cream store and destroyed everything inside, Brian and Michelle McMullin are still waiting to hear if they'll get grant money from New Jersey to help pay rebuilding costs.But 60 miles away, in New York City, a $250,000 grant from a utility helped Madelaine Chocolate start its recovery after more than four feet of water flooded the factory and left mud, rust and mold covering walls, floors and more than 100 pieces of equipment.
Economists predicted slow and steady growth for the Alaskan and the national economies at the World Trade Center Alaska's annual economic forecast presentation on Jan. 22.
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) -- With high fuel prices and harsh winter climes, constructing energy-efficient housing in rural Alaska communities can be a difficult task that is compounded by the prohibitively high costs.
The federal government has been generous to Alaska in general and the Kenai Peninsula in particular in recent years.
The beautiful American Bankers Association award trophy is touring Alaska and will eventually have visited every First National Bank of Alaska (FNBA) branch through out the Great Land. From a field of more than 100 nominations of banks across the country based on innovation, creativity, and effectiveness of the bank's approach to making a difference in its community, only seven banks were selected to receive the prestigious award. "It was a huge honor to receive this award which represents our commitment to helping Alaskans succeed.
Lorene Harrison shows some of the famous people she has met as she talks about her book in the Pioneer Home in Anchorage, Alaska, Oct. 6, 2004. The 99-year-old widow from Sterling, Kan. came to Anchorage in 1928 to take a one-year job teaching music and home economics and never left.
Ohio Secretary of State Ken Blackwell speaks in his office during an interview with reporters Thursday Oct. 21, 2004, in Columbus, Ohio. On Nov. 2, Blackwell and obscure officials like him in other key states around the country, will decide which votes count, in a race where every vote counts.
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