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August 26, 2003


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Ocean Summer
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National: Funding threatens fish commission - The Pacific Salmon Commission, which manages fishing of endangered salmon in the United States and Canada, is running out of money and could close by the end of the year. - Read more..
Juneau Empire - Tuesday. August 26, 2003

Alaska: Young pushes to exclude airports from privatization - A bill seeking to block privatization of two air traffic control towers in Alaska has given the National Air Traffic Controllers Association ammunition in its campaign to have the bill rewritten. - Read more...
Juneau Empire - Tuesday. August 26, 2003 -10:45 am

Alaska: 511 Ferry Tracking System - The Alaska Marine Highway System now provides a web site that provides up-to-minute information on where the Alaska Marine Highway ships are. The ferry tracking system is called the 511 Ferry Tracking System. - Click here...
Tuesday - August 26, 2003 - 12:30 am

National: FAA bill in peril - A storm over potential privatization of air traffic control towers is threatening to ground legislation that would guide the Federal Aviation Administration for the next four years and could bring a number of benefits to Alaska airports. - Read more...
Fairbanks Daily News Miner - Tuesday - August 26, 2003

Ketchikan: Ketchikan borough mayor arrested on DUI charge - Ketchikan Gateway Borough Mayor Mike Salazar was arrested on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol. - Read more...
Fairbanks Daily News Miner - Tuesday - August 26, 2003

Alaska: Foster parent chief has brush with law - A state official who oversees the selection of foster parents was arrested earlier this year on suspicion of domestic violence assault after police said she scratched and kicked her husband. - Read more...
Anchorage Daily News - Tuesday - August 26, 2003

Southeast: Three companies oppose Tongass logging - Building companies KB Home and Hayward Lumber, as well as office supply chain Staples Inc - all major consumers of wood products - have lined up with environmental groups trying to protect Alaska forests. - Read more...
Anchorage Daily News - Tuesday - August 26, 2003

USFS chief: Old growth won't be cut under bill - The chief of the U.S. Forest Service told a House committee Monday that his agency has no intention of cutting old growth timber to pay for thinning forests to prevent wildfire. - Read more...
Billings Gazette - Tuesday - August 26, 2003

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Ketchikan:Gravina Access Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement Now Available Online - Click here to read or download the report...
Posted: Wednesday - August 06, 2003 - 2:10 pm

DEIS public comment period closes on October 06, 2003

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