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EDITORIAL: Resolution of damages necessary 25 years after Valdez

March 24 marked the 25th anniversary of the soiling of Alaska shores and waters by the oil of the Exxon Valdez.

Aniak mayor: Flood ins. rate hikes a burden in rural Alaska

One small-town Alaska mayor worries that rising costs for national flood insurance could be another reason for people to abandon life in rural Alaska.

Flashback: Exxon Valdez runs aground

Editor’s note: Early on March 24, 1989, Dean Fosdick, the Alaska bureau chief of The Associated Press, was awakened around 5:30 a.m. by a phone call. The caller had a tip that a tanker had run aground outside Valdez.

25 years later, Exxon Valdez spill effects linger

Before the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico, there was the Exxon Valdez disaster in Alaska, at the time the nation’s largest oil spill.

Holiday spirit lasts year-round for Pepperworth

Being a mechanical contractor is Nick Pepperworth’s day job. His second job — although he won’t admit it — is being a hero.

Federal managers seek to remove island cattle herds

There are herds of cattle on a pair of remote Alaska islands that have survived for decades despite any number of threats to their existence.

Made in Alaska: ‘Walking with Dinosaurs’ set for Dec. 20 release

Your best chance to see green grass in Alaska anytime soon will probably come on the big screen.

Four members of 212th Rescue Squadron receive Bronze Star

CAMP DENALI — Four members of the Alaska Air National Guard’s 212th Rescue Squadron were awarded the Bronze Star in a ceremony on Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson on Dec. 7.

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Week in Review: April 18

Volatility continued this week but to the upside; this despite more saber rattling over Ukraine. S&P 500 stocks gained +2.7% in a holiday shortened week. The 10 year Treasury bond yield sits at 2.72%, up a dime over the week.


Week in Review: April 11

It was roller coaster ride for stocks this week.


Week in Review: April 4

U.S. and global equity markets improved as geopolitical risks declined. Russia pulled some troops back from the Ukraine border, though the U.S. and Russia still seem far apart on a resolution.


Week in Review: March 28

Stocks in the U.S. had a mixed week, with the S&P 500 dropping (-0.4%) while the Dow Jones Industrial Average managed a modest gain (+0.1%). As of the close on Friday the S&P 500 is flat for the month of March, but up +1.0% in 2014.


Alaska Permanent Fund Market Value
unaudited, as of Jan 12, 2012
US Bonds $6,030,500,000
US Stocks $6,224,400,000
Non US Stocks $7,151,500,000
Global Stocks $4,631,700,000
Non US Bonds $1,364,200,000
Real Estate $4,125,300,000
Cash $935,100,000
Alternatives $5,857,000,000
Real Return/External CIO $2,810,200,000
TOTAL $39,129,900,000
source: Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation

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