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Bearup enters brorough mayor race

...and that shrinking the national deficit needs to start locally.He said he wants to support local businesses and encourage manufactures to come to the Kenai Peninsula to create jobs. "If we can stabilize (the economy) by diversifying, then we have an opportunity...
Drone access to US skies faces significant hurdles

...general for aviation, said in a report.The FAA also hasn't set standards for certifying the safety of drone designs and manufacture like those that exist for manned aircraft, the report said. Nor has the agency developed standard procedures for air traffic...
Eyes in the sky: Funny River Fire hightlights potential for unmanned aircraft

...ACUASI program has existed for a decade, Alaska's UAV industry is minimally developed, Wilson said. No instate companies manufacture parts for the repurposed military vehicles, he said.However, the possibilities for non-conflict UAV use are vast...
What others say: Mexico becoming the new China

...high-skill, low-cost manufacturing and easy access to the North American market.Labor costs are rising in China, and U.S. manufactures are relocating to Mexico with an enthusiasm reminiscent of the early days of the North American Free Trade Agreement in the...
Advanced radar for drones arrives in Kenai

...headquarters in France. Integrated Robotics, which Parker started in 2011, is also the North American distributors and manufactures representative for Infotron.During the next six to 10 months Parker will be working on the radar and drone integration...
Alaska Unhinged: The three true signs of spring

...was a great day. We now have a fine new bed and I can rest easy that spring has finally arrived and my stocks in sunscreen manufactures are set to soar. I'll bet those first two lady pale walkers, alone, are good for a one point rise on the Dow Jones...

...month after salmonella illnesses were linked to Trader Joe's Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter, one of the brands it manufactures.In addition to Trader Joe's, the recall includes some nut butters and nut products sold at Whole Foods Market, Target...

...first priority is to help the country scrap its ability to manufacture such arms by a Nov. 1 deadline - using every means possible...After the initial phase of destroying Syria's ability to manufacture weapons, the actual destruction phase will take far longer...
Bill would set up pesticide tracking system

...there is a correlation between pesticide use and disease. Cissna said the program would be paid for by charging pesticide manufactures a $150 registration fee for every type of pesticide used in the state. Alaska is the only state that does not require such...
Getting in front of a public health, safety issue

...ban on synthetic drugs, including spice and bath salts. The new city code would make it illegal to posses, use, sell or manufacture any illicit synthetic drug and while the city's police chief Peter Mlynarik says there are currently no businesses marketing...


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