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Refuge Notebook: Refuge intern has best summer by far

...surrounded by snakes and alligators, while this summer I was surrounded by moose and bears. It was very hot and humid on the Gulf coast while it's way cooler in temperature here on the peninsula. Needless to say, I've had some great experiences from...
Audience weighs in on state budget

...issue for us is the sailing time from Nikiski to Japan is seven days," he said. "The sailing time from the U.S. gulf coast to Japan is 26 days. That's a lot of money and time associated with shipping. We're the closest to the market from...
Voices of Alaska: High-level talks on Air Force One

...explained, it's not right that Alaskans shoulder the risks but not receive revenue from those activities, whereas Gulf Coast states get up to 37 percent of the offshore federal take. Alaskans can fix our fiscal problems, I explained, but not...
What's Happening

...Council 25th Anniversary Celebration and Grand Opening of Coastal Impressions: A Photographic Journey along Alaska's Gulf Coast is today from 6-8 p.m. at the Kenai Visitor and Cultural Center, 11471 Kenai Spur Highway, Kenai. Events and Exhibits...
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Through With Chew week events planned

...prevalent around Alaskan communities, Olendorff said. The Gulf Coast region of Alaska, which includes the Kenai Peninsula...adults use smokeless tobacco, compared to 4 percent of Gulf Coast residents. "We have lower use rates," Olendorff said...
Data shows aging borough population

...Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, the Gulf Coast Region of Alaska, the economic region which includes...estimated that senior citizens made up 13 percent of the Gulf Coast Region's population. The borough contributed heavily...
Sullivan sworn in as new U.S. senator

...Sullivan said moving forward with the project - which would move tar sands oil from Canada to refineries on the U.S. Gulf Coast - would be good for the country and for jobs and show that the U.S. is willing to move forward on a broader energy...
More details released in Buccaneer bankruptcy

...brought to Cook Inlet. The other jack-up rig in the Inlet, the Spartan 151, was brought earlier from the U.S. Gulf coast by Escopeta Oil and Gas (now Furie Operating Alaska). AIDEA made the decision to help Buccaneer get its jack-up...

...crude, and more refineries are seeing downtime in Texas and Louisiana than in recent springs, according to Kloza. Gulf coast refiners supply much of the nation, and especially the coasts, with fuel.Pennsylvania drivers are paying $3.77...
Funds for fishery enforcement: Wildlife Troopers receive $175,000

...have seen the final draft but Sen. Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage, the co-chair of the Senate Finance Committee, and gulf coast Sens. Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak, and Micciche all said after final adjournment that they were not aware the section...


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