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January 14, 2005

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letter Global oil production peak by Justin Martin - Friday
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Washington Calling: Washington two-step ... Hill staffing ... Firetraps - Here's another example of that old Potomac Two-Step: say you're going to do something, commit yourself to it by publicly signing a pledge - then forget about it.

A decade ago, Republicans stormed into Congress with their "Contract With America" that pushed through new rules ending the practice of ordering states to carry out laws without providing the funding - leaving it to the states to increase taxes needed to pay for costly programs. - More...
Friday - January 14, 2005

Alaska: Juneau Access Project SDEIS Signed by Federal Highway Administration - The Department of Transportation and Public Facilities announced Thursday that the Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement (SDEIS) for the Juneau Access Improvements Project was accepted and signed Tuesday, January 11 by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). - More...
Friday - January 14, 2005

Alaska: French Makes Case Against Renkes - Senator Hollis French, D-Anchorage, laid out the case against Attorney General Gregg Renkes Thursday in a speech on the Senate floor, saying "I am not calling for the impeachment of the Attorney General. I am saying that it is time for the members of this body to begin to think about it and debate it. We all have an obligation to protect the public trust." - More...
Friday - January 14, 2005

Alaska: State, IBU Reach Tentative Agreement on Fairweather - Negotiators for the State of Alaska have reached a tentative agreement with the largest of the three maritime unions representing crewmembers of the M/V Fairweather, the state's fast vehicle ferry. Agreement was reached earlier this week with the Inlandboatmens Union (IBU) on a three-year contract. Contract talks have continued with the IBU after the state declared an impasse in negotiations in December. - More...
Friday - January 14, 2005

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photosACS Bids for KPU Telecom: ACS a longtime presence - It was big news in little Ketchikan recently when giant Alaska Communications System (ACS) expressed interest in buying the citizen-owned KPU Telecom division. Because the Ketchikan's utility systems are owned by the municipality, such a sale would require a vote of the residents of the isolated island town of 8,000 located on the shores of Southeastern Alaska's Inside Passage. - Read the rest of this story by June Allen...
Wednesday - January 05, 2005

arrow Betty King the Dog Lady; Ketchikan's one-woman humane society

arrow Ketchikan, Alaska - Let There Be Light! -- Citizens Light & Power and then KPU

arrow The State Capitol and Its Marble and keeping the capital in Juneau

arrow A Legendary Mountain of Jade; Just one of Alaska's Arctic Wonders

arrow John Koel, Baker to Banker; An eccentric philanthropist

arrow Harold Gillam: A Tragic Final Flight; Ketchikan remembers the search

arrow Ketchikan's 'Fish House Tessie'; She was proud of the nickname

arrow Fairbanks: Golden Heart City; A story of its founding

arrow Remembering 'Swede' Risland (1915-1991);The town's most memorable logger

arrow Read more feature stories by June Allen...

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