Major stock-market indexes climbed Tuesday as investors waited for the finish of a closely fought U.S. presidential election.
President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney made their last stands of the 2012 campaign Monday, employing their last vestiges of energy, celebrity boosters and plenty of jet fuel to encourage every supporter and the few remaining undecideds to tip the vote in their favor.
U.S. service companies grew at a slightly weaker pace in October than September because sales and new orders slowed. But a measure of employment rose, indicating services firms hired more.
The Fairbanks North Star Borough can continue its wood stove exchange program.
The Denali Fault earthquake only rumbled for about 3 minutes when it shook Interior Alaska a decade ago, but some of the reverberations of that powerful seismic event are still being felt today.
Residents of Fairbanks and Interior Alaska will be the first in the state to benefit this winter from a new health information exchange.
Outcomes of key state House and Senate races are highly uncertain in the final days of Alaska’s general election, and Democrats are raising and spending more money in the heated final weeks leading up to Nov. 6.
The USS Anchorage will be commissioned in its namesake city on May 4.
Some changes are on hand this year for applying for big game drawing hunt permits.
U.S. companies boosted their orders for manufactured goods by the largest amount in 18 months in September, but companies remained cautious in ordering goods that signal plans to expand and modernize.