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Prison program offers inmates skills for outside success

...that led me to a group of friends that led me to another group of friends," she said.She secured her present job at Fire Island Bakeshop while still playing in the prison orchestra."Part of it was luck, and part of it was choices," she said...
Breaking the silence: Sharing the journey of growing up Dena'ina of the Kenai River with a salmon. "I didn't go to fish camp, I didn't get to help pull in the net like at Fire Island," he said. "No, we went fishing like everybody else on the Kenai River, so here I am proudly displaying my first...
Team finds options to reduce marine oil spills

...become a hazard for a potential ship grounding near the port of Anchorage.Dredging of the shallow land feature west of Fire Island allows ships to pass, but requires timing with the area's tides. Currently, however, the shoal is not being dredged...
James R. Carew

...interior camping experience before transferring to Anchorage in 1968. In Anchorage, Jim was promoted to field manager of Fire Island.Around that same time Jim was diagnosed with cancer. He spent two years undergoing radiation and surgery and his...
Report: uptick in construction spending expected

...Chugach Electric Association and Anchorage Municipal Light and Power is among projects noted. Cook Inlet Region Inc.'s Fire Island wind farm, which is scaling down its proposal to appeal to hesitant utilities, is also given mention. Also noted...
Tidal gains ground: HEA partners with ocean power outfit

...Renewable Power has a turbine in the water in Maine, and has done prior environmental studies in the Cook Inlet near Fire Island. Molly Dischner can be reached at
Utilities look to renewables as natural gas dwindles

...but Cook Inlet Region Inc.'s planned $160 million Fire Island wind project and CIRI's difficulties in securing power...Southcentral and Interior Alaska, Rose said. There is the Fire Island wind project and also a potential geothermal resource...
Utilities beef up energy systems

...2012. Likewise, the new Southcentral Power Plant and Fire Island wind projects will be on-line in 2012. Those will...spokesman Phil Steyer told the Anchorage chamber. The Fire Island wind project will also result in reduced gas use, about...
At the energy crossroads: It's time to move on, blaze a new trail into Alaska's future that will prove tempting to natural gas producers. The Railbelt also needs to pursue renewable energy: wind on Fire Island, geothermal on Mount Spurr, and hydroelectric in Knik Arm and Lake Chakachamna. The technology for these renewables...
FAA administrator attends memorial for workers killed in October crash

...were riding in crashed into Cook Inlet Oct. 18. The two had performed work on navigation and communication aids on Fire Island and were returning to Anchorage when the chopper went down. Era Aviation pilot Bob Larson also was killed. Two other...


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