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Outlook: population, jobs will continue slow, steady growth April Issue 3 2014

Outlook: population, jobs will continue slow, steady growth

JUNEAU — Alaska’s economy seems in good shape and is continuing in a long-term, slow-growth trend, although questions around the national recovery hang over Alaska as well as the rest of the U.S., according to the Northrim Bank annual economic outlook report.

Senate approves new finance plan for Knik Arm Crossing April Issue 3 2014

Senate approves new finance plan for Knik Arm Crossing

The Senate passed the latest Knik Arm Crossing financing plan April 12 despite concerns voiced by some Democrats about traffic projections and spending habits involving the long-awaited and debated mega project.

New plan aims to advance Knik bridge March Issue 5 2014

New plan aims to advance Knik bridge

The heart of Alaska’s infrastructure is as close as it has ever been to adding a major artery. Who will cover the cost of the project is a decision now before the Legislature.

Lawmakers briefed on Ambler, Juneau road projects March Issue 3 2014

Lawmakers briefed on Ambler, Juneau road projects

Legislators were brought up to speed on $900 million worth of work on two of the road proposals on the state’s ever-growing list of mega projects at a March 6 committee hearing.

March Issue 2 2014

Anchorage files suit against MARAD over port management

The Municipality of Anchorage is broadening the reach of litigation to include the federal government among the defendants in the ongoing port expansion drama.

March Issue 2 2014

Villagers seeking order to shut down CD-5 construction

Six Inupiat villagers from Nuiqsut are in federal court seeking an injunction to shut down construction of ConocoPhillips’ CD-5 oil project on the North Slope.

March Issue 1 2014

Assembly approves CH2M Hill for Anchorage port mgmt.

After delaying it twice and holding a special meeting the Anchorage Assembly voted Feb. 25 to approve CH2M Hill’s bid for construction management services at the Port of Anchorage.

CH2M Hill gives detail to role of VECO in port expansion February Issue 4 2014

CH2M Hill gives detail to role of VECO in port expansion

A CH2M Hill spokesman issued a statement Feb. 18 in an effort to clarify confusion over the role of VECO Inc. in the Port of Anchorage expansion project.

February Issue 3 2014

Port Mac fuel storage caught in Flint Hills fallout

Flint Hills Resources’ announcement that it would close its refinery at North Pole has focused attention on a state loan for a new bulk fuels facility at Port MacKenzie that will begin construction this year.

February Issue 3 2014

Assembly delays OK for CH2M Hill Anchorage port contract

The Anchorage Assembly for a second time delayed approving engineering firm CH2M Hill for another role in the Port of Anchorage saga at its regular Feb. 11 meeting.