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Flint Hills refinery closure makes for higher-priced asphalt

...asphalt that is shipped up from Seattle.While supply from Tesoro has not been an issue, Lane Keator, Carlile Transportation System's Fairbanks terminal manager, said the logistics of the trucking operation from Nikiski have contributed to...
Around the District

...animals and how they help in growth, behavior, and continuing the species. We used celery stalks to observe the transportation system in plants to get water and nutrients to the plant. The kids are also very excited about a new software we using...
Assembly considers nonprofits

...U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities. Central Area Rural Transit System Inc., a central peninsula transportation system incorporated in 2000, is mainly funded through grant money.Jane Stein, who serves on CARTS board of directors...
What others say: Agreement between Fairbanks, railroad makes sense

...the agreement, to purchase from the railroad the footbridge near Pioneer Park. The Fairbanks Metropolitan Area Transportation System Policy Committee has already provided $400,000 for that purpose.The city also will be required to maintain...
Around the Peninsula

...hearing will be held at 7 tonight at the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly chambers in Soldotna to discuss a public transportation system. Anyone supporting rides for people is urged to attend and be heard. Another hearing is planned for 7 p.m...
New community ferry down for repairs

...said IFA Operations Manager Stu Vincent. He said technical problems can be normal in the early days of a new transportation system but the spare filters should have been in stock. The Inter-Island Ferry Authority was formed by six Southeast...
What we lack: Survey tells local leaders what the region is missing

...District representative Tom Sloan said that survey respondents felt a lack of trained workers, undeveloped public transportation system and the high price of commercial property detracted from economic growth in the presentation. Soldotna businesses...
Assembly opposes ferry cuts

...a memo to the assembly, Martin said that while the measure may have been proposed to save money, the public transportation system was not solely about turning a profit. "It is about providing a vital mode of transportation in a state with...
Alaska's ferries offer essential transportation

...morning when riding one of Alaska's floating public buses. The Alaska Marine Highway System is the largest public transportation system in the state. These are not luxury liners serving the well-to-do looking for a lavish tourism experience...
District 4 candidates: Myers an 'agent of change'

...adaptive." Myers wonders why local leaders aren't discussing closer connections with Anchorage, a tri-borough transportation system and alternative sources of energy. "We need to start now. We can't sit around and wait to build some pipeline...


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