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Hilcorp only bidder
Jun 24, 2017 9:30 am
Two standout results from state and federal Cook Inlet lease sales June 21 were Hilcorp Alaska LLC - the only bidder in the sales - picking up what is, for Cook Inlet, frontier exploration acreage, an...
Conference draws hundreds of African-American teen leaders to Anchorage
Jun 24, 2017 5:12 am
Conference delegates and participants, as well as adult leaders and chaperones, walk from UAA to Alaska Native Medical Center's campus to do volunteer work. Conference delegates and participan...
49 Voices: Nanne Boorgeart of Anchorage
Jun 24, 2017 12:53 am
This week we're hearing from Nanne Boorgeart from Anchorage. Boorgeart is originally from the Netherlands and has lived in Alaska for five years.
Sheila Watt-Cloutier on a oeThe Right to Be Colda
Jun 23, 2017 10:37 pm
The Right to Be Cold is a human story of resilience, commitment, and survival told from the unique vantage point of an Inuk woman who, in spite of many obstacles, rose from humble beginnings in the Ar...
Cyranoa s Theatre Company has a new home
Jun 23, 2017 6:15 pm
Twenty-five years ago, Jerry and Sandy Harper founded Cyrano's Theatre Company located at the corner of 4th Avenue and D Street in downtown Anchorage. This summer, the Board of Directors annou...
Mat-Su to spend another $1.6 million on failing Port MacKenzie barge dock
Jun 23, 2017 1:51 pm
Another $1.6 million will flow to the little-used and failing barge dock at Port MacKenzie after the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Assembly grudgingly approved the money this week. Several Assembly member...
U-Haul Holds Grand Re-Opening for Anchorage, AK, Self-Storage Facility
Jun 23, 2017 9:29 am
Phoenix-based U-Haul International Inc., which operates more than 1,300 self-storage locations across North America, will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony on July 1 to celebrate the addition of 667 self...
"Doesn't he know it's frozen?" How Alaska almost overlooked Prudhoe Bay
Jun 23, 2017 1:17 am
Tom Marshall was a geologist and a land selection officer for Alaska in the 1960s. He was the driving force behind the state's Prudhoe Bay selection.
UAA lands first global entrepreneur-in-residence
Jun 22, 2017 4:22 pm
Nigel Sharp, a 31-year-old British-Armenian entrepreneur, has joined the new University of Alaska Anchorage as its Global Entrepreneur-in-Residence as of June 19. The University of Alaska Anchorage we...
Flags up for Uber, Lyft drivers after gov signs bill
Jun 22, 2017 11:52 am
Long-time Alaskan David O'Malley has worked as a taxi driver and in the transportation industry for more than 20 years in Anchorage. Now, he's one of Uber's first approved driv...