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Low gas prices boost Alaska tourism

Winter, spring, summer and fall, lots of people are coming to Alaska. Visitor numbers were steady or increased nearly everywhere across the state during the latest summer tourism season.
'No words to describe the pain': Peninsula woman hopes her son's story will drive home anti-drug message

...And without even realizing it, you're doing it.'" Trenton lost his job on the Slope after officials at the Anchorage airport found him to be in possession of drug paraphernalia. Pat, who had separated with her husband by that time, sent...
Jet fuel a no-go at Flint Hills some jet fuel that will still be shipped to Anchorage.The refinery ships fuel by rail from the refinery to the Anchorage airport, a distance of about 400 miles.Cook said the company cannot provide details of its operations but a state official...
Aviation shutdown leaves workers, projects on idle

...performing the Bethel project; the seismic work at the Anchorage airport was being done by Jacobs Engineering of Pasadena...million runway rehabilitation and extension project at the Anchorage airport is proceeding as scheduled, as is a $6 million...
Oil and gas representatives talk Cook Inlet production

...big part of the Peninsula for a long time," he said.Tesoro's primary product is jet fuel, which goes to the Anchorage airport.Like Marathon, he said Tesoro works hard to maintain its output. The company has seen oil output from the Cook...
$871M DOT budget includes roads, airports, more

...This is a maintenance and prevention effort, not an emergency repair-type effort," Parrott said. Funding to the Anchorage airport comes in the form of Federal Aviation Administration grants, Parrott said, and passage of a budget by the legislature...
Ted Stevens obituary

...the state in 100 years -- he brought in "Stevens money" that literally helped keep the remote state solvent. The Anchorage airport is also named in his honor. "The only special interest I care about is Alaska," he was fond of saying. A television...
Parnell: Criminal justice system needs work

...failed to show up for work Aug. 6, and investigators later found her car abandoned near the air cargo buildings at the Anchorage airport. She is still missing. "We all have to deal with these issues," Parnell told the packed banquet room of business...
Air travel congestion easing at Alaska's largest airport

...stabilize. There's a lot of uncertainty out there.'' Passengers and cruise ship tourists expecting to leave from the Anchorage airport were stranded after the Federal Aviation Administration stopped commercial flights in order to implement new security...
March 24: Voice of The (Anchorage) Times on Alaska's Man of the Century He's done it all -- and he continues to guide Alaska toward new horizons. By attaching his name to the Anchorage Airport -- the major point of entry into the state and a critical link to points around the world -- Alaskans are declaring...


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