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DOT: Water levels drop, repairs begin on Dalton Highway

Dalton Highway haul road closed again for major flooding

Haul road closed again for flooding

Seward leading maritime workforce, infrastructure efforts

SEWARD — AVTEC, that little school at the end of the road in Seward, happens to be at the international forefront of maritime training.

Funding reallocation spares summer Alaska ferry service

The state ferries will run mostly as scheduled this summer despite significant budget cuts looming, the Alaska Marine Highway System announced May 12.
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Anchorage, railroad have ties that bind

The Alaska Railroad is the tie that binds the state together. It is the reason for Anchorage. It exemplifies Alaska.

Cuts may displace thousands of tourists

The full impact of proposed ferry system budget cuts could go well beyond the initial service cuts, according to state Transportation officials.

National Park Service readies for centennial

This year Anchorage celebrates its big birthday — 100 years — and next year it will be the National Park Service’s turn. Alaska’s parks are already prepping for the party.

Tourism hub cities had record year, revenues in 2014

Oil price collapse overshadowed 2014 politics

The collapse of oil prices sent shock waves through state government and Alaska’s business community late in the year. Prices dropped from $110 per barrel in July to about $56 per barrel in mid-December. State revenues, about 90 percent dependent on oil taxes and royalties, are now estimated to be about half of what was predicted earlier, about $2.5 billion in unrestricted general fund revenue, down from about $5 billion.
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News and notes from the North Pacific fisheries and beyond by Molly Dischner.
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