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Tight Lines: The quiet alternative

...than a little prodding, but I was glad he had agreed to accompany me. "Look," I'd said to him, "it will cut down on travel time, turn an overnighter into a day trip, get us into some serious fishing, and, most importantly, get us away from...

...Day driving trips in the highest numbers since 2005. "It is unlikely that gas prices will have a significant effect on travel plans compared to a year ago," AAA wrote in its annual Memorial Day forecast.Steady gasoline prices are largely the...
Council passes no wake zone ordinance in Kenai harbor slow down to five miles per hour in no-wake zones during high tide. The city council also postponed a resolution on travel policy after spending about 45 minutes making amendments on the council and mayor's travel policy. After several amendments...
Senate panel kills tourism bill

...Development and ultimately to the Alaska Travel Industry Association for marketing efforts aimed at countering the effects on travel caused by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. But Senate Rules Committee chair Sen. Randy Phillips, R-Eagle River...
Preparing for next summer's tourists

...continuing trend toward shorter vacations and fallout from the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks that may have a chilling effect on travel, officials said. ''We're pretty confident things are going to change,'' said Bureau President John Mazor...
B&B annual convention opening today in Homer

...At least 10 guest speakers are scheduled to address conventioneers, including Judy Randall, a well-known expert on travel and tourism marketing throughout the industry, B and B owner Mary Richards from All Seasons Inn in Fairbanks, and Dru...
Travel waivers granted to fish board chair

...pension of more than $100,000 per year. According to the Alaska Administrative Manual, waivers to the prohibition on travel expenses in communities of residence may be granted if it is "in the best interests of the state." It goes on to say...
Moratorium could force some elderly out of assisted living

...typically, Hilgendorf said, especially in rural areas, the time to process an application can vary greatly, depending on travel and weather conditions. Another significant factor is the shortage of nurses to perform the initial assessments. "To...
Senate approves $1 million payment to Arctic Power

...same time, tourism officials have complained that the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks are expected to have a chilling effect on travel this summer. The Alaska Travel Industry Association said early bookings for this summer are down by as much as 46 percent...
Who is benefitting from lawmakers' excursions?

...themselves accountable for expenses paid for with public funds. We want to see a measurable benefit from money spent on travel - just as we would for money spent on any other government-funded endeavor.For lawmakers, that means getting things...


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