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Construction season approaching on most Alaska highways April Issue 4 2014

Construction season approaching on most Alaska highways

Alaska’s second season, that of road construction, is upon us.

April Issue 3 2014

EDITORIAL: FAA needs to expedite rules for unmanned aircraft

When Amazon founder Jeff Bezos dazzled “60 Minutes” interviewer Charlie Rose a while back with his supposed plan to deliver products with drone aircraft, he glossed over the obstacles that stand in his way.

April Issue 3 2014

Alaska class ferry design complete, construction upcoming

The first pieces of the newest state ferries should start to come together late this summer if all continues to go as planned, Department of Transportation and Public Facilities Deputy Commissioner Reuben Yost told the Senate Transportation Committee April 15.

Cruise ship staging area will be ready for first arrivals April Issue 3 2014

Cruise ship staging area will be ready for first arrivals

JUNEAU — The staging area at the city cruise ship docks downtown is near the end of a major overhaul and should be ready by the time the first ship reaches the docks in a few weeks.

Group wants to ship crude oil through Skagway’s port April Issue 3 2014

Group wants to ship crude oil through Skagway’s port

JUNEAU— Alaskans know Valdez as the state’s oil port of choice, but an independent Yukon oil producer is planning to make Skagway No. 2 on the list of Alaska oil ports.

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.

April Issue 2 2014

AIDEA backs first loans for LNG trucking plan

The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority board approved $23.1 million in loans for the Interior Energy Project April 3 — money that will be used to build the first part of the complex natural gas supply chain for Fairbanks-area residents.

April Issue 1 2014

AJOC EDITORIAL: Gambling with lives in the name of green gospel

Cowboy humorist and vaudevillian Will Rogers was ahead of Jon Stewart by at least 70 years when he once said, “Everything is changing. People are taking the comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.”