Alaska enters into budding world market

When you think of exports from Alaska, fish, lumber and zinc come to mind.

Fresh cut flowers wouldn't be on the list.



Juneau longshoremen protest alleged use of foreign workers

Local longshoremen and representatives of at least four other craft and labor unions, including the Alaska State Employees Association, staged an informational picket on the capital city dock Aug. 29.

Propane has potential to power state, drive down energy costs

Hank Hill only wishes he could have sold this propane accessory.

The television dad from the long-running cartoon series "King of the Hill" was never shy about lauding the benefits of propane — and propane accessories — for grilling and home heating.


Assembly moves to investigate options on Petersburg borough formation

The city and borough of Juneau made a move to start researching a legal response to Petersburg's filing to become a borough and it will likely counter Petersburg's proposal to incorporate areas like Hobart Bay.

Begich optimistic congressional super committee will reach agreement

Alaska U.S. Sen. Mark Begich says he's cautiously optimistic that the congressional super committee of 12 will be able to craft a plan for budget reductions by a Nov. 23 federal deadline.


Friday, August 26, 2011
   NANA, Nova may partner on Northwest mine projects

High gold prices prompt look at Popof mine

Livengood mine gives boost to Fairbanks area

Finalists selected for AFN rural economic innovation awards

Gold prices spur prospectors of all sizes around state

Murkowski, Begich discuss their views on federal debt

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