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Spay, neuter clinic comes to Kenai

...Alaska offers the animal shelters free shipping space for the cats when it is available, which helps with the transportation costs, Machos said. "When the shelter gets too full in town, they say, 'Can you take some?'" Machos said...
What others say: Alaska, Arctic neighbors can learn from each other

...particular to their countries. Limited infrastructure. Land tied up by government control. Cold temperatures. High transportation costs. But for the origin of their passport, they might well have been presenting about Alaska.Just as the circumpolar...
USDA program helps Alaska's farmers

...States Department of Agriculture's Reimbursement Transportation Cost Payment Program. Operations of any size in Alaska...Agency Executive Director Daniel Consenstein. Transportation costs factor into almost every agriculture-related...
Report on tribal youth and violence urges action

...having the worst conditions systemically for various reasons including Alaska's vastness, remoteness and steep transportation costs, along with a lack of respect for tribal sovereignty.Among recommendations specific to the state, the report...
What others say: Oil price drop not without benefits

...prices do tend to lag, as retailers are less sensitive to downward cost trends than upward ones, but the longer transportation costs stay low, the more likely it is competition between suppliers will force prices downward.Though the cost of...
Minimum wage raise could affect school bus drivers down the road

...transportation contract with First Student Inc. is complete. "The district will then have to look at increased transportation costs." Employers who have contracted with the Department of Education and Early Development, a school district or...
Car gas costs too much

...station, worked for my brother who owned and operated a station for more that 40 years in our home town in Iowa. Transportation cost can`t be an excuse as his station was on the end of a 1000 mile pipeline with about 70 miles from tank farm to...
Student-made bowls, volunteer-made soups get students a ticket to ride

...bowls run out, there will be free paper bowls for the $5-per-serving soup. Putting some dollar figures to transportation costs, Janet Bowen, Fireweed's administrative assistant, said it costs approximately $45 for an hour of bus time...
Tesoro-owned company files amended application for pipeline to join the project.Nelson said some of the questions Hilcorp has about the project are:- Will it reduce transportation costs for the shippers?- Does it reduce the risk of business interruption?- Will it affect Hilcorp's ability to...
Less money for food

...and expense qualifications in Soldotna and a distant village will draw different benefit amounts because of food transportation costs, he said.With the temporary benefit increase expiring tomorrow, Congress on Wednesday began crafting a compromise...


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