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Murkowski blasts federal rejection of refuge road

...and respect."Environmental groups bitterly oppose the road, noting that Congress in 1997 addressed King Cove transportation needs and appropriated $37.5 million for water access to Cold Bay that included a $9 million hovercraft. They also...
Assembly, solution for coastal transportation

...a big request. "I think we need to do it with a little more humble pie," said Wolf. Pointing to energy and transportation needs in Alaska, assembly member Charlie Pierce, Seat 5-Sterling and Funny River, said living in Alaska was expensive...
Employment uptick expected

...MacKinnon said, where roads and bridges ("horizontal" construction) are being built and repaired every summer. "Transportation needs are there regardless of the economy. Facility needs ebb and flow with the economy," he said. Contractors have...
Friendship Mission provides shelter for the homeless: 'A warm place'

...Friendship Mission offers the sheltered men three home-cooked meals a day (compliments of Mary Anne) and any transportation needs to and from town. In turn, the shelter inhabitants are required to help with cleaning and chores as well as attend...
Census workers prepare for count in rural Alaska

...include determining revenue sharing for communities, locating schools, roads and hospitals, and forecasting future transportation needs, Zaruba said. Many government programs require census data to support grant applications for community services...
Low sulfur diesel facility on line

...Wednesday. ?The investment of over $60 million in the DDU is indicative of Tesoro?s commitment to serving the transportation needs of the state of Alaska,? said Tesoro Chief Operating Officer Bill Finnerty. ?This is truly a significant event...
Schools: Around the District

...students will be invited to visit a Kindergarten classroom in May.Messages for students regarding after school transportation need to arrive at the office by 2:30 p.m.The Spring concert for 3rd, 4th, & 5th grade students will be on March 21 at 6:00 p.m. at Kenai Central High School...

...chief executive officer since 2012.For supporters, high-speed rail is the solution to California's future transportation needs, when the state's already jammed, rutted highways and busy airports won't be enough for a population expected...
Bill introduced to increase renewable fuel standard

...of the fuel required for the nation?s annual transportation needs. But the same quantity of biomass would provide enough fuel to meet all transportation needs using the new H2CAR method, Agrawal said. ?This...
Ferry or tour boat? Tour operators want to know

...however, the intent of the project has been arbitrarily changed, without approval from BIA, from addressing the transportation needs of the community to creating an avenue of tourism revenue." The former BIA Alaska Region director, Niles Cesar...


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