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December Issue 2 2012

Apple to produce line of Macs in the US next year

Apple CEO Tim Cook says the company will produce one of its existing lines of Mac computers in the United States next year.

December Issue 1 2012

Biomass saves big bucks to heat, power rural schools

Rural entities across Alaska are looking for alternative sources of energy as a solution to unsustainable fuel and power bills. The Gateway School District, headquartered in Tok, appears to have found its answer to both in the woods.

Feds: Lack of sea ice changes walrus behavior November Issue 4 2012

Feds: Lack of sea ice changes walrus behavior

The absence of vast swaths of summer sea ice is changing the behavior of Pacific walrus, federal scientists said Nov. 14, but added that more research will be needed to say what the final effects might be.

November Issue 4 2012

Predicting presidents, storms and life by computer

Forget political pundits, gut instincts, and psychics. The mightier-than-ever silicon chip seems to reveal the future.

November Issue 3 2012

Wildlife agency prepares for Alaska employee loss

The manager of the Togiak National Wildlife Refuge in southwest Alaska is retiring at the end of 2012 after 36 years with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and if the agency serves cake when Paul Liedberg and others retire this year, it will have to be a big one.

November Issue 3 2012

GCI calls 3Q mixed as net income declines from 2011

Third quarter results were mixed for General Communications Inc.

November Issue 2 2012

Alaska Communications posts 3Q growth, will end dividend

Alaska Communications Systems Inc. reported third quarter growth in several sectors, although certain revenues continue to decrease and the company announced it is suspending its dividend as a means to lower its debt burden.

November Issue 2 2012

Native American science conference draws 2,000 in Anchorage

Alaskans played a key role in the American Indian Science and Engineering Society’s conference that drew about 2,000 people to Anchorage Nov. 1 to Nov. 3.

From text to touch, a look at Microsoft Windows 8 November Issue 2 2012

From text to touch, a look at Microsoft Windows 8

NEW YORK (AP) — With the Nov. 2 release of the touch-centric Windows 8 software, Microsoft continues more than three decades of making operating systems for personal computers.

November Issue 2 2012

Navajo council online stream draws new viewers

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — When the Navajo Nation Council met for its fall session, it had a whole new set of eyes watching. From behind their computers, people around the country were listening as tribal lawmakers discussed a tax measure, adding land to the reservation and their fondness for rock music.